Reference number
  • NCA/5
  • 1859-1966
  • Collection
  • Financial papers; professional papers and correspondence; printed material; press cuttings; photographs.
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • John Boyd Dunlop, a veterinary surgeon, invented the pneumatic tyre in 1887; as a result the solid tyre was a thing of the past by 1889.
    Reference: J. B. Dunlop, The history of the pneumatic tyre (Dublin, c. 1921).
  • There are photocopies of some fragile items.
Finding aids
  • Authority records exist for John Boyd Dunlop (GB 0152 AAR1957), Arthur du Cros (GB 0152 AAR3234), Harvey du Cros (GB 0152 AAR3231), Robert William Edlin (GB 0152 AAR2415), William Golding (GB 0152 AAR3235), Felix Millet (GB 0152 AAR3242), George Henry Nedderman (GB 0152 AAR3236), Robert William Thompson (GB 0152 AAR3232), Charles Kingston Welch (GB 0152 AAR3237), Booth Brothers (GB 0152 AAR3238), Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company Limited (GB 0152 AAR2526), Edlin and Company (GB 0152 AAR3239), Island Spinning Company Limited (GB 0152 AAR3233), Millet's Patent Motor Wheel and Cycle Company Limited (GB 0152 AAR3241), Pneumatic Tyre and Booth's Cycle Agency (GB 0152 AAR2417) Pneumatic Tyre Company Limited (GB 0152 AAR2419) and W. Edlin and Company (GB 0152 AAR3240).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Material deposited by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).
  • Veterinary diseases