Cycle Manufacturers' Drawings in the National Cycle Archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Chater Lea Limited: blueprint drawing of tandem frame, 1923; Leader Cycle Works (Edward Woodall), Croyden: two sketches of cycle frames, undated, and press cutting about Woodall's life and work; Charles Vaughan of Birmingham: blueprint of frame design, 1937.

Administrative / Biographical History

Artificial collection deposited with the National Cycle Archive.


The catalogues are arranged in order of deposit. This is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by by the National Cycle Archive, 22 June 1993.

Other Finding Aids

A file-level copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom,at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Authority records exist for Chater Lea Limited (GB 152 AAR2181), Leader Cycle Works (GB 152 AAR2182), Charles Vaughan (GB 152 AAR2183) and Edward Woodall (GB 152 AAR2184).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).

See also British Motor Industry Heritage Trust (MSS.226) and Motor Cycle Association (MSS.204).