The ROYE ADAMS COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The records comprise a microfilm of two delivery books of Bromleys, covering 1942-1958 [TR ADA AD5/1-2] and an extensive collection, nearly 700, twentieth century sales and servicing publications originating from numerous manufacturers . Where either Bromleys or Adams stamped the items this is indicated in the catalogue entry. Also a list of agricultural equipment for display at agricultural shows in England 1964

Administrative / Biographical History

Roye Adams and Co Ltd took over the business of John Bromley and Co (Wellington) Ltd also of Newport who were dissolved October 1969. Both firms respectively are and were agricultural implement and machinery dealers as well as agricultural engineers, ironmongers and plant hire contractors.

Arrangement

AD Administrative and Commercial Records

AD5 Materials Records

P Publications, Promotions and Advertising Records

P2 Individual Advertising and Servicing Publications

P4 House Journals and Technical Bulletins

P5 News and Press Releases

SH Records of Shows and Exhibitions

SH3 General records of exhibitions, shows, meetings and matches

The publications have been arranged in alphabetical order of the firms publishing the items, and by date order within each firm.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Material deposited on permanent loan T71/5, T72/30

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould 8 October 2002

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Museum of English Rural Life

Geographical Names