Financial papers; professional papers and correspondence; printed material; press cuttings; photographs.
Papers of John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical 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).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive, 22 August 1995.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/NCA/1/12
Alternative Form Available
There are photocopies of some fragile items.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
Further deposits are not expected.