LIVESEY & HENDERSON PAPERS

BRITISH OVERSEAS RAILWAYS HISTORICAL TRUST - ARCHIVES

LIVESEY & HENDERSON PAPERS

These papers were deposited by Andrew Henderson who was the Trust's first President until his death in 1991.

A. PERUVIAN DRAWINGS

Aperture cards of drawings of locomotives and track fittings. See separate list under South America for full details.

  1. Various Peruvian Corporation and contractors drawings not related to specific railways - 10 drawings of track fittings dated 1924-1954.
  2. Central Railway - 18 drawings of track fittings dated 1919-1965.
  3. Cerro de Pasco Corporation - 3 drawings of Beyer Peacock 2-8-0 locomotive dated 1951.
  4. Chimbote Railway - 3 drawings of track fittings dated 1907-1912.
  5. Guaqui La Paz Railway - 4 drawings of track fittings dated 1930-1948.
  6. FC de Pacasmayo - 6 drawings of track fittings dated 1904-1935
  7. Paita & Puira Railway - 1 drawing of a rail spike date 1938.
  8. Southern Railway - 1 drawing of 0-6-0ST locomotive dated 1951 and 15 drawings of track fittings dated 1912-1963.
  9. Trujillo Railway - 3 drawings of Hunslet 2-6-0 locomotive dated 1935 and 2 drawings of track fittings dated 1935.

B. MISCELLANEOUS AND PERSONAL PAPERS

  1. Copy negatives of an album of photographs related to Andrew Henderson's war service in North Africa 1941-5. This album was later deposited by Andrew Henderson's heirs with the I Mech E, item 71 on the I Mech E list.
  2. File containing biographical data on Andrew Henderson and lists of Livesey & Henderson Archives held by other organisations.
    CV, I Mech E and I C E membership forms (copies)
    Programme for Andrew Henderson's Memorial Service at Brompton Oratory
    Copy of Andrew's Chairman's Address to the I Mech E Railway Division in 1972, "The Changing Scene Overseas",
    Lists of Livesey & Henderson papers in the Peruvian Corporation's London Archive, at the I Mech E and at the National Railway Museum.
    Some of this material was collected for an article in BORJ No 10.
  3. A brochure dated 1950 for The Henderson-Busby Partnership.

C. BENGUELA RAILWAY DRAWINGS

  1. Contract drawings comprising many hundreds of roll size linen tracings of locomotives, carriages, wagons, workshop equipment and track fittings which await listing.