Celia Savage collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of 8 items:

- Scrapbook of clippings relating to motorsport dating from 1954-1955 (motor magazines and national press), including personalities such as Alberto Ascari, Mike Hawthorn, Peter Collins, Reg Parnell, Sheila van Damm, and Stirling Moss; racing at/in Aintree, Brands Hatch, Goodwood, the Monte Carlo Rally, Silverstone, and Snetterton.

- Six photographs dating from 1955-1956, including Moss, Celia Savage and her mother, and Aintree, Silverstone, etc.

- Account, ‘1950s motor racing – a fragment of memoir’, by Celia Savage concerning the collection and her love for motorsport as a teenager.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, by appointment. For further information, please see: nationalmotormuseum.org.uk/Motoring_research_service

Conditions Governing Use

Please apply to the Archivist if you would like to make any copy of the material.

Celia Savage has asserted copyright over her typescript account.

Custodial History

Donated by Celia Savage in July 2014.

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