Papers of C.R.F. Engelbach (1876-1943), works director, Austin Motor Company

Scope and Content

Correspondence; publications; biographical papers and other miscellaneous documents; diaries; cuttings; photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Engelbach was born in 1876. He spent his working life in the engineering industry and was employed by the Austin Motor Company as Works Director from 1921 until his retirement in 1938, after which he remained a director. He died in 1943.

Reference: R.J. Wyatt, 'Dictionary of Business Biography, Vol. 2' (1984).

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1990 by Mrs. Wallis, Engelbach's grand-daughter.