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Crown Agents

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Alternative name(s):
  • Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations (Later known as)
Date: 1890-2000
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central) > Crown Agents
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C37546 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O48411 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
20th cent: engineering drawings (c30,000), rel to railway and transport development in the British Empire and dependent territories
See HMC Railworld corresp file
volumes of photographs and drawings chiefly rel to railway locomotives
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Transferred from Science Museum 2005
1890-1983: records incl contracts, reports and photographs rel to the construction and extension of the railways
Bristol Archives