Dunlop and Bluebird Papers

Scope and Content

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'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Access Information

Open to researchers, by appointment. For further information, please see:

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

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.