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Railways

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Fieldwork, 1878-1938

Reference Code: GBR/590/HRKR/02
Scope and Contents

The series comprises numbered and un-numbered field notebooks;specimen catalogues; sketchbooks, photograph albums, and maps.

Dates: 1878-1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Geological Conservation Unit [A.G Brighton and Colin Forbes Building] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required. Please contact the Museum sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk to ask about the collection or to make an appointment.
 Sub-Series

Papers of the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd, 1904-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes and reports of the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd, including a set of numbered volumes and files (I2/9-15) kept by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd as Agents of the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd, and including some correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd acting in its role of Agents.

Dates: 1904-1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
 File

Railway Staff National Tribunal , 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTN 5/6
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the tribunal (days 2-4, day 1 not present).

Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 sub-subseries

Railways correspondence, 1935-1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J8/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related papers regarding railways, including material concerning the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd. Much of the correspondence is with J.J. Paterson, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd's Taipan at Hong Kong. The papers are mainly in English, but there are also some Chinese items.

Dates: 1935-1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
 Item

'Rāh-i Āhan-i Sarāsar-i Iran, 1306–1317 Sh.' [Trans-Iranian Railroad, 1927–1938], 1938-08 - 1938-09

Reference Code: GBR/1058/ARB/4/1
Scope and Contents

Bih Munāsibat-i Pāyān-i Sākhtimān-i Rāh-i Āhān-i Sarāsar-i Iran [On the Occasion of the Completion of the Trans-Iranian Railroad, published by Vizārat-i Ṭuruq [Ministry of Transportation]. Perhaps collected by Arberry on a visit to the region. It is unknown whether he features in the publication.

Dates: 1938-08 - 1938-09
 Series

Trains and train stations, c.1900s-1980s

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/NRI2/7/24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These postcards were collected by Joseph Needham on his travels within the United Kingdom and Europe, or sent to him and Dorothy Needham by friends and family. They show exteriors and interiors of churches, chapels, villages, aerial views, notable buildings, and details of stonework and statues. Many have Joseph Needham's notes on the front, also his notes and drawings on the back. The series also includes postcards from the Frieburg Passion Play dated 1921 or 1922 and the Oberammergau...
Dates: c.1900s-1980s

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.