Board of Land and Works: Contracts and Specifications, printed on drafts and
Original drawings, plans, statements, etc. relating to railways.
Collection of autograph letters signed, including one each from George
Stephenson, Robert Stephenson, James Watt, etc., lists of proprietors of
lands on the sites of railroads, and various other documents (more numerous
than the letters).
Brunel, Isambard Kingdom.
Letterbook, 2 volumes, indexed. Also includes copies of minutes and
resolutions of various meetings of Boards, etc., for whom Brunel was working
as engineer; subjects include docks, bridges, etc. as well as railways.
Great Southern and Western Railway of Ireland.1849
List of shareholders on the railway from Cork to Dublin.
Manuscript journal of the construction of Indian railways, with about fifty
letters from the Superintendent of Works, John H. Duncan, to the gentlemen
of the East India Railway Company.
Valuation of the engine stock of the Midland Great Western Railway Company of
Ireland, as of 30 November 1853.
Leeds and Bradford Railway.1849
Articles of agreement for purchase of a piece of land from Edward Hudson.
Norwich and Spalding Railway.1852, December 11
Indenture of agreement, establishing the railway, with subscribers'
Collection of 75 tracings, blueprints, etc. of locomotive parts, machinery,
etc. Includes Robert Stephenson's engine Planet no. 10.
Paris and Rouen Railway.1841
Specification for the building of a bridge over the Seine at Maisons, French
[Rennie, Sir John].circa 1837
Book of reference of a portion of the projected line of the Northern Railway
from London to Cambridge, containing names of owners and occupiers of
property to be taken under authority of an Act for making a railroad from
London to Cromford.
Collection of manuscript agreements, etc.
Manuscript journal, with notes on railways, mines, etc., indexed sections at
Southampton Manchester and Oxford Junction Railway.1845
Indenture of agreement establishing the railway, with subscribers'
Original water-color drawings, for bridges and other works to be constructed,
mostly on London and Birmingham Railway. Includes some 14 lithographs, some
of the drawings, some of the originals elsewhere. Note: This has been
catalogued as a Rare Book, and has Rare Book call number 10030. It was
transferred to the Manuscripts Department in 1929.