Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd., steel manufacturers, founded 1867.
Firm's Order Books (selected): Foundry order books (England, Scotland and Ireland, tramways); order books, foreign (various countries), 1903-1935 (38 books).
Donor: Mr. E. N. Simons (Publicity Officer, Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd.), 1954
Biographical material: relating to the founder, William Edgar Allen (d. 1915). Mr. Simons' working papers for the history of the firm, which appeared in the Edgar Allen Magazine, 1953-1956: genealogical notes (includes copies of wills, certificates, etc.); biographical material, including some 20 original letters from Allen, 1911-1914; miscellaneous items relating to the firm (mainly printed).
Directors' letter books 1883-1900 (3).