|THE BRITISH OVERSEAS RAILWAYS HISTORICAL TRUST
Argentine PS11 4-6-2 built by Armstrong Whitworth in 1930
(BORHT: H R Stones Collection)
||Research papers for articles in BORJ and for book "The Railways of Costa Rica"|
Christmas 1997 (?): Un pequeno gran saludo de Metropolitano
Childrens paintings by Suyai Alvarez, aged 4 years, Samanta Herrera, aged 8 years, Dami n Latrille, aged 11 years
En tren de crecimento. Inaugruramos 13 nuevas estaciones. by Martin Mazzei.
|Metropolitano via Mario Lopez and FMF|
|BUENOS AIRES METRO RESIGNALLING CONTRACT 2000||
|Alstom in exchange for copies of relevant photographs in Stones Collection as Metrovias would not allow photography on site|
|Mrs Angela de Wilton: Bequest of Documents, Articles and Display Cards relating to the period (1910-1920) during which her Grandfather, Mr Charles Hunter Pearson, was General Manager of the Central Argentine Railway.|
1. Large Souvenir Album given to Mr Pearson when he returned to Britain at the end of his eleven years as General Manager of the Central Argentine Railway, containing details of the various farewell ceremonies and dinners (lists of attendees, speeches given and Mr Pearson's replies), and a large number of newspaper articles relating to Mr Pearson's departure in November 1920.
2. A document given to Mr Pearson by the staff of the Central Argentine Railway at the end of the 1914-18 war, celebrating the victory of the Allies, expressing their gratitude to the British nation and to their Chief, Mr Pearson, and signed (over 11 pages) by almost all the staff of the Railway.
3. Twelve 15" x 12" double-sided display cards showing black-and-white photographic views of the newly opened (in 1915) Retire terminus of the Central Argentine Railway in Buenos Aires, with extensive captions and historical details.
4. Photocopy of a British Embassy Certificate, dated 9/10/1918, renewing the exemption of Mr Pearson from military service in the 1914-18 war, because of the indispensable nature of his work in the Argentine towards the war effort. The document also includes a revised list of the other exempt British residents living in the Argentine (the so-called Derby List).
5. Newspaper cutting (with a photo) about Mr Pearson's departure on leave to Britain in October 1913 on the RMSP Ancles.
6. Under the heading "Caught by the Camera ", a newspaper photo and brief caption describing Mr Pearson's directorships (including that with the Board of the Central Argentine Railway), dated 25/8/1931.
|On 5th May, 2009, Prof. Farrell visited Mrs de Wilton at her home in Horsham, and was given these items for the BORHT archive|
|Copy of 1984 poster||H R Stones Collection donated by Mrs M Stones|
|Proposed 2-8-0 Tank Locomotives with "Schmidt" Superheater||Blueprints of undated Yorkshire Engine Co Ltd g/a design drawings of a
2-8-0T locomotive for back-to-back operation:
|P E Waters & Associates file No 7/11/010 Robert Money||Correspondence with Mrs Dorothy Cotton about Robert Money's drawings of the Hull and Barnsley Railway and the Dorada Railway Extension, which she had for sale. Some of these were subsequently donated to BORHT see next entry.|
|S Pearson & Son Ltd drawings for the Dorada Railway Extension produced in 1905-6 by Robert J Money (Agent)
and Arthur D. Thomas (Resident Engineer).
|Donated by Mrs D Cotton, May 1991|
Dick Stones after training on the LNWR/LMSR spent his working life in the traffic department of the Central Argentine Rly. He served as a railway inteligence officer in the Far East during the latter part of World War 2. He retired to Eastbourne after the nationalisation of the British railways. He was a life long railway enthusiast and author of the book "British Railways in Argentina 1860:1948" and numerous articles as listed in Section B below.
|Personal Files||Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
|Articles - Research Files|
The following is a complete list of Mr Stones's published articles with information on where, if at all, his research notes are filed.
|Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
|Collection of Argentine Railway Passes|
Collection of Passes donated by Mr W N Fleury of Rio Cuarto and delivered to H R Stones personally by Mr Paterson of Rolls-Royce Co on 1st February 1956. These passes had been issued to Mr George Nelson towards the end of the last century. He had been Chief Accountant of the Buenos Aires & Pacific Railway and maternal grandfather of the late Mr Fleury a former District Engineer of the Central Argentine Railway and a great friend of Mr Stones. These are supplemented by five other passes, four of which were issued to Mr Stones.
|Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
|Argentine Railway History Files||
||Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
|BRITISH RAILWAYS IN ARGENTINA 1860-1948||Large box containing manuscript of Mr Stones's book British Railways in Argentina 1860-1948 together with a large quantity of unsorted, mostly manufacturers and official railway photographs.||Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
|ARGENTINE MEDAL COLLECTION||Mr Stones's medal collection was sold by his widow, but Mr Stones gave BORHT one medal before he died, a bronze medal issued for the 50th Anniversary of the First Railway in Argentina.||Donated by Mrs Madeline Stones|
Currently not catalogued.
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