C.R. Salaman's Road Haulage Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Various publications, 1937-1984; papers and publications relating to Ian Allan ABC, 1953-1959; General Roadways Ltd.; Road Haulage Association (RHA); British Road Services : Magazine, 1961-1966, and other papers; H.G. Dunn & Sons Ltd., removal contractors., Bromley; road construction; Pickfords (BRS); Commercial Vehicle Road Transport Club, photographs, 1930-1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the course of a lifetime's work in road transport, C.R. Salaman has collected a variety of documentation relating to road haulage and its history, which he has donated to the Centre.

Reference: Deposit information.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by C.R. Salaman in 1997 and 2001.

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue is available in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority record exists for C.R. Salaman (GB 152 AAR2344).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre holds a variety of collections relating to road haulage and the motor industry. For further information please consult our on-line Summary Guide: http://modernrecords.warwick.ac.uk/


The Modern Records Centre has published an information leaflet relating to road haulage history sources. The leaflet is available for sale in the Centre: Modern Records Centre, Road Haulage History Sources (University of Warwick, 1997).

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