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Records of Manchester Corporation Transport Department
Records of Manchester Corporation Transport Department
1873-1969
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Records of Transportation including minutes of the Tramways Sub Committee 1873-1882; Minutes of the Tramways Committee (from 1929 the Transport Committee) 1898-1964; Routes and Permanent Way Sub Committee 1898-1933; Works Sub Committee 1899-1957; Cars, Car Sheds and Staff Sub Committee 1898-1942; Claims Sub Committee 1906-1969; Parcels Sub Committee 1904-1906; Motor Bus Sub Committee 1933-1942; Administrative Sub Committee 1951-1963; Withington Tramway Sub Committee 1900-1904; Miscellaneous papers 1902-1905 Related Material:M29 File 71J 'Pictorial Posters':Manchester Municipal School of Art organised a competition to produce pictorial posters for the Manchester Corporation Transport Department trams and buses between 1933 and 1934. In all, eighteen designs were used; the corporation paid the School of Art two guineas in order to use them. Their unusual shape was designed to fit on the back of the driver's cab. Copyright is presumed to be with Manchester City Council under the terms of the competition:Cricket Is HereDunham Park By Bus by W. SouthonWhen Time Means Money Take The Bus by W. Southon,Central Library by E. Wigglesworth,Boggart Hole Clough by E. R. Parkinson,Tram or Bus to Belle Vue by R. BurtonMusic in the ParkHeaton ParkHouse HuntingBollin ValleyPlatt FieldsWythenshawe Hall and ParkBands in the ParkRiver Mersey at ChorltonSee the CountrysideFootballCountry And Town With A Shilling TicketTake A Shilling TicketSee Greater Manchester Transport Society Journal, Sep 2006, page 6 (Our ref q388.41322 GR17)Place:/Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England
Title:
Records of Manchester Corporation Transport Department
Date of work:
1873-1969
Reference number:
GB127.M29
Level of description:
Fonds
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7187817
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