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Jan Shearsmith

Jan is an archivist on the Collections team here at the Science and Industry Museum.

Old photo of two workmen laying electrical cable along a street

The Archives recently acquired a collection of documents from the family of an electrical engineer Hubert Thorn Gooding (1903–88), who worked for Callender Cables & Construction Co Ltd.

Picture of a journal collection from a former engineer of L Gardner & Sons Ltd, Patricroft

The archive team at the museum are always happy to receive donations of documents that can provide a better understanding of Manchester’s role in the industrial and scientific growth of this country and the wider world.