Records relating to Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd and Associated Companies

Made:
1903-1989
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd

The archive comprises original and copies of records related to early electrical and engineering development work the company was involved in. This work includes development of thermionic and tetrod valves along with vacuum pumps which led to the development of Chain Home radar, instrumental in the detection of enemy aircraft. Various product brochures, booklets, pamphlets used to market the mechanical and electrical equipment the company were involved in developing and producing. Along with photographs of employees at the factory, accounting records and other miscellaneous records.

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Details

Extent:
3 linear metres
Identifier:
YA1996.1735/MS0531
Subject:
Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the Museum of Science and Industry's access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the Museum's Archive Study Area.

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