Notes and correspondence on Chinese railways and magazine articles

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Kenneth Cantlie Archive
Cantlie, Kenneth

Original folder containing received letters, copy letters and hand-written notes by Kenneth Cantlie. A bundle of correspondence including Colonel Muirhead of India Office (written by his private secretary), Whitehall, on survey on Burma-China Railway; F.S. Bond, Railway Gazette, on 'Turner's case' relating to work and payments in China and an article on rehabilitation of China's railways; Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, on sending an industrial mission to China; correspondence between Kenneth Cantlie and W.V. Jenkins of Federation of British Industries (FBI) on Kenneth Cantlie's memorandum on British Trade Opportunities and arranging a trade delegation to China, the British government's loan to China in 1939 and advocating commercial relationships with Western China, including a copy of the memorandum 26th February 1939. Typed notes titled 'Southwold Railway' discussing the re-opening of the line and a survey possibly by Kenneth Cantlie. Loose hand-written notes by Kenneth Cantlie's hand for possibly an article on development of railways discussing electrification of suburban lines. A letter and specifications from L. Robertson of the Coventry Pneumatic Railcar Co. regarding a 56 seater pneumatic tyred railcar. Typed notes on wood and steel passenger rail cars in Britain and abroad by Kenneth Cantlie, mentioning pneumatic tyres, possibly for an article. Various hand-written loose notes and drafts by Kenneth Cantlie: notes titled 'The Dream Town' mentioning reading of Hitler's new Berlin and describing a subsequent dream by Kenneth Cantlie; loose notes on Russo-Japanese war and Manchuria and Japan's war with China, possibly notes for Kenneth Cantlie's publications.


1 file with approx. 108 pages

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