G.W. Quick Smith Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Copy of draft text of unpublished history of nationalised road haulage.

Administrative / Biographical History

G.W. Quick Smith, a barrister and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport, has a close involvement in commercial road transport administration over a long period, from being Secretary and Legal adviser to the Road Haulage Association before the war, to Chief Executive of the National Freight Corporation to his retirement in 1971.

Reference: Finding aid for MSS.366

Conditions Governing Access


Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for G.W. Quick Smith (GB 152 AAR0974).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1995 by Dr. Michael Bonavia.


  • May 1998, Annual reports of the Transport Holding Co./National Freight Corporation.