Papers of Cuthbert Edward Wrangham

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Short Bros and Harland with MPs and Ministers, 1964-1967; Misc files of publicity and photographs 1960-1967; Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin business papers, correspondence, Board meetings and annual accounts; Wrangham's correspondence; Doxford & Sunderland correspondence, accounts and files re strike and operations; misc correspondence incl. including with civil service and MPs; correspondence and papers re visit to China 1964; engineering division etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

C.E Wrangham (1907-) was the son of Walter and Evelyn Wilberforce. He was educated at Cambridge and worked as Pricipal Officer in the Ministry of Aircraft Production between 1939 and 1945. He became Chairman of Short Brothers and Harland in Belfast, and Director of C. Tennant Sons & Co. He was a member of the Monopolies Commission 1954-1956.

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

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Related Material

There is a large amount of material for Short Bros in a range of archives. Technical material is held at Duxford... Company and business records are at Tyne and Wear archives.