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University of Bristol Library Special Collections

Derek's research notes and papers on which the documents published on this website are based are held in the University of Bristol Library Special Collections archive under the Reference Number DM2517. There are four bankers boxes of materials in total.

Derek also contributed to the University of Bristol Library Special Collection of 'materials relating to Henry Marc Brunel' that has the Reference Number DM1986. Derek's biography of Henry Marc Brunel is held under the Reference Number DM2087.


Derek's book 'The Thames Tunnel - A Business Venture' is cited in the London School of Economics, Department of Economic History, Working Papers No. 171/12, 'The Eighth Wonder of the World: How might access for vehicles have prevented the economic failure of the Thames Tunnel 1843-65?' by Rio Lydon, November 2012.

Wikipedia Background Information

Background information on the people and engineering projects covered in Derek's research can be found in Wikipedia.

Subject Wikipedia Entry
Henry Marc Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Marc Isambard Brunel
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Thames Tunnel
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