Is collecting railway ephemera an archaeological task?

Is collecting railway ephemera an archaeological task?
Document type
Working Paper
Author(s)
Forsythe, Robert
Publisher
York University Institute of Railway Studies and Transport History
Date of publication
12 December 2000
Series
York University Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History Working Papers
Subject(s)
Business & management history: including the development of management thought
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This working paper looks at the collecting and display of British railway ephemera and argues that the collecting and study of official promotional literature of the nationalised British railway since 1948 is a neglected area.

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