Heavy Metal archives

Wallis tractorThe Heavy Metal project has catalogued archives to ensure greater accessibility to the collections. Click on the links below to see catalogues relating to Heavy Metal collections: [PDF's]

Wallis and Steevens Ltd (679kb)

Wallis and Steevens additional drawings (31kb)

Massey Ferguson (694kb) 

Charles Burrell & Sons (1.54mb) 

International Harvester (873kb)

Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies 1 (catalogue on A2A website)

Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies 2 (catalogue on A2A website)

Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies 3 (catalogue on A2A website)

John Fowler_1 (catalogue on A2A website)

John Fowler 2 (catalogue on A2A website)

John Fowler 3 (catalogue on A2A website)

John Fowler drawing (1.15mb)

MERL holds many more archives relating to manufacturers you can explore the MERL collections using the online database In addition, visit the New Technologies section to see details of mid 18th century and Victorian manufacturers based on their advertising material.

Many of our archive catalogues are available to view in full from the Access to Archives website.

Descriptions of many of our archive collections are also available through the Archives Hub website

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