Histories of cycling associations or clubs

Scope and Content

Histories of cycling clubs and associations plus the cycling theses of Dr Andrew Millward, relating to the cycling industry in the UK, 1870-1939, submitted in 1996 and 1999 and some individual .

Administrative / Biographical History

Artificial collection. First item came from John Pinkerton via the National Cycle Archive; MSS.328/N29/2-14 from the papers of Harry Aspden (MSS.328/N47), now part of the National Cycle Archive. Theses on the cycle industry were deposited by the author. Other items, not forming part of other collections, continue to be added.


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

Access Information

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/

Acquisition Information

These papers were deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive, 3 June 2001, and transferred from Harry Aspden's papers, October 2004. A further deposit took place 2 February 2006. Further items deposited by Dr Andrew Millward or other donors as indicated.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law. Users sign a declaration form to respect the author's intellectual property rights in respect of MSS.328/N29/15 as defined by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.


Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Other material deposited by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).