The collection contains papers, reports and photographs relating to Dunlop's involvement with Bluebird, supplying tyres for the record attempts. it includes a report on the 1961 Lake Eyre record attempt, an accident report relating to the 1960 practice run, and an account entitled, 'The Bluebird Project Lake Eyre February to May 1963'.
Dunlop and Bluebird Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
For the company's history, please see http://www.dunlop.eu/dunlop_euen/_header/about_us/history/
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.
The papers were passed to the NMMT Library by Mr. D. G. Fletcher Rogers, a Dunlop employee, in 2002. He came into possession of the papers c.1984 with the closure of Dunlop House, when the papers were being disposed of.