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Rolls-Royce Ltd, aero engine and motor car manufacturers

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Date: 1887-2013
Places:
  • Crewe, Cheshire
  • Derby, Derbyshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Vehicle manufacturers | Engineering: Mechanical > Aircraft and aero-engines
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C101814 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6526 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1906-67: minutes and staff records, misc corresp, drawings and photographs
Rolls-Royce plc
NRA 11562 Rolls-Royce

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
2
1904-2013: Technical and Corporate Archive: photographs, technical manuals, reports and papers, artwork, minutes, film rel to Rolls Royce and predecessor companies
Rolls-Royce plc
3
c1894-c1971: records
Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust
See HMC Rolls-Royce plc corresp file May 1992
4
1887-1980s: sales, production and technical records, papers of H Royce and CS Rolls, records of associated companies
Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club
NRA 35052
5
1910-1980: records incl accounts, administration, advertising, photos, Concorde material and material from Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust
Bristol Aero Collections Trust
6
20th cent: technical records
Brooklands Museum
NRA 34342 Brooklands Mus
7
time record book
Coventry Archives
See Annual Report 1986-87
8
1971: layout and plans for Coventry base at Parkside
Coventry Archives
9
1906-1999: Rocket Department records
Derbyshire Record Office
10
c1949-1967: Rocket Department records
Derbyshire Record Office
11
20th cent: Rocket Department reports, photographs, etc
Derbyshire Record Office
12
20th cent: records rel to Spadeadam rocket testing site
Derbyshire Record Office
See Annual return 2001
13
1958-72: statement of accounts, directors reports, misc printed items
Derbyshire Record Office
14
1948-55: notes and reports acquired by GW Lacey whilst at mechanical development and performance analysis dept at Rolls Royce Derby, 1948-55)
Science Museum Library and Archives
15
1957-58: photographs (81) relating to the construction of Spadeadam Rocket Establishment, Cumbria
Science Museum Library and Archives
16
Cuttings and photographs re founders of Roll-Royce Ltd. Collected by Miss Florence Caswell, secretary to C S Rolls
Science Museum Library and Archives

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