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Stephenson, Robert (1803-1859), civil engineer

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Surname: Stephenson
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1803-1859
Biography: ODNB link for Stephenson, Robert (1803-1859), civil engineer
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275372 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P159952 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Robert Stephenson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1840 - c1886: Board of Trade Railway Department: Drawings and Plans
The National Archives, Kew
2
1838-40: drawings for London and Birmingham railway
Huntington Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
1856: report on Seaham harbour
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
4
1848-49: letters rel to Conway bridge and 1823-26: letters to his parents
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Science Museum Accessions 1980 Transferred from Science Museum 2005
5
papers rel to his estate (1 box)
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Transferred from Science Museum 2005
6
1824-55: misc corresp and papers
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
NRA 9515 Mechanical Engineers
7
1850-52: corresp with Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
8
1833: misc corresp R Badnall
Salford University Archives and Special Collections
NRA 11608 Badnall
9
1834-58: letters (65) to IK Brunel
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 28085 Brunel
10
letters (12) to IK Brunel
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Friends of the National Libraries Annual report 1996
11
1846-47: corresp with E Clark
Institution of Civil Engineers
NRA 16921 Civil Engineers
12
1848-56: corresp with James David Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
13
1834-48: letters to London Midland & Scottish Railway
The National Archives
14
1834-55: letters to Edward Pease
Durham County Record Office
NRA 24239
15
1828-32: corresp with WT Salvin
Durham County Record Office
NRA 10404 Salvin
16
1851-58: corresp with S Smiles
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See information from correspondence with museum staff
17
1832-39: corresp (13 items)
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
See Accessions to repositories 1959
18
1838-1839: letters [3] to the Directors of the Aylesbury railway
Institution of Civil Engineers
See Annual Return 2004
19
1843: letter to Richard Creed re relative advantages of rope/locomotive working
Institution of Civil Engineers
See Annual Return 2004
20
1854-1858: letters to Samuel Smiles and essay on the construction of the Rocket
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2006
21
1822-1969: papers
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 44848

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