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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD257
Title William E Boyd Collection (Railways)
Dates 1843-1975
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description This is the private collection of the late Mr William Boyd of Edinburgh, relating to all aspects of railway history, both in Britain and across the World. It consists of original records, drawings and publications.

It is arranged in 25 series, as follows:

GD257/1. Locomotive Photographs, mostly prints of official works photographs made for the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd., Glasgow, and its constituents, Prints, Plans and Engineering drawings

GD257/2. Locomotive Photographs, Prints, Engineering Drawings and Miscellaneous Documents

GD257/3. Miscellaneous Railway Documents, 1845-1970

GD257/4. W E Boyd Negatives

GD257/5. Various published books on railway subjects which have been incorporated into the NRS Library. 1854-1970

GD257/6. Reports and Accounts. 1871-1921

GD257/7. Diagrams, Notices, Photographs and Printed Material 19th-20th centuries

GD257/8. Photographs and Printed Material 1898-1975

GD257/9. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1843-1975

GD257/10. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1845-1957

GD257/11. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1844-1969

GD257/12. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1875-1983

GD257/13. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1940

GD257/14. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1854-1929

GD257/15. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1911-1965

GD257/16. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1899

GD257/17. Miscellaneous Photographic Prints etc. of Locomotives. 1894-1954

GD257/18. Miscellaneous Railway Papers, Photographs and Research Notes

GD257/19. Locomotive Papers. 1932-1955

GD257/20. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1912

GD257/21. Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1875-1910

GD257/22. Locomotive photographs

GD257/23. Photographs, Articles and Miscellaneous Railway Papers. 1774-1893

GD257/24. Articles, Magazine Souvenirs and Lists of Boiler Classes. 1909-1953

GD257/25. Articles, Research Notes, Locomotive Photographs, Miscellaneous Photographs and Illustration from Periodicals. 1951-1966
Level Fonds
Copyright The official collection of works photographs, plates and negatives of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. and its constituents is now in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow, which is recognised as holding any subsisting copyright. Any request for copying of N.B.L. items in the W.E. Boyd Collection should be made in the first instance by the reader in writing to the Librarian quoting details in full (railway, engine number, works number, and photograph number if any)
Format Text
Language English
Related material The official collection of works photographs, plates and negatives of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. and its constituents is now in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow, which is recognised as holding any subsisting copyright.
 

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