Collection relating to the life and work of Daniel Albone

Albone, Daniel

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The collection comprises 5 volumes of cycling cuttings (1883-1907) relating to Albone, the Ivel Cycle Works, and inventions. There is also 1 volume of photographs and press cuttings concerning the death of Albone, 1 bound volume of 'Wheeling' magazine (October 1884-January 1886], and 1 volume of advertisements for Ivel Cycles and Albone’s bicycle inventions (1887-1890). 1 volume of photographs depicts family holidays, the military, and tractors in Biggleswade and elsewhere.

There is also 1 leaflet on the Ivel agricultural motor (c.1907), a number of loose photographs. 3 copies of 'Cycling' (January 1907, February 1937, June 1938), 2 copies of 'Power Farmer' with related leaflets (August 1950, January 1951), 1 copy of 'Farm Mechanisation' (May 1951), 1 copy of the 'Bedfordshire Magazine' (Summer 1954), 1 copy of WATKIN, A. W., 'True Tales Told of Biggleswade of Old', Biggleswade, C. Elphick, 1955, and 1 newspaper article from 'The Times' (December 1958) on agriculture.

A further 4 photograph albums depict cycling events, family and friends, bicycles, tractors, trains and the military in Biggleswade and elsewhere.

5 typescript articles relating to the life and work of Dan Albone (by different authors), extracts from various magazines about Albone and Ivel (1909-1950), extensive correspondence (1933-1959), and further newspaper cuttings, transcript notes, and a number of miscellaneous items.


0.87m (5 boxes)
The collection is available for public consultation according to the Science Museum Library and Archives Policy in our reading room at Wroughton.
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