One file containing copy memo heading showing the Birmingham factory of J. T. James, c.1900; four 19th and early 20th century photographs of John Thomas James senior with his two sons, c.1865; John Thomas James (1889-1956), on a motor cycle, Thomas Dyas (father in law of John Thomas James junior), and an unidentified family group; typescript entitled 'Book One James Family History', concerning John and Elizabeth James of Fen End, Warwickshire, and their children (one of whom was John Thomas, founder of J. T. James cycle and motor car rim manufacturer, and another Henry William (Harry), the founder of James Cycle Company), and grandchildren, written by Helen A. Davis, a great grandchild, 1991. It includes copies of of letters and photographs. Article entitled History of the James Cycle Co Ltd, by F. J. Urry, the Cycling Journalist, who first steered a James bicycle in 1896, then aged 55, post 1940. Magazine article about the James Company, September 1987.
Letter from Gerry Moore of the Frank Patterson Appreciation Society to David Hibberd, July 1993, referring to his exhibition of Frank Patterson drawings in Bury St Edmunds and to a descendant of the James cycle family. First number of The Society of Cycling Artists' and Illustrators (sic) Magazine, June 1994, which includes Frank Patterson drawings.
Stapled photocopy entitled "Memorabilia 1942 1958", recording programmes of events etc. of the British League of Racing Cyclists from 1940-1959.