Archive

 

Policy

The policy of the archives is to retain items in the collection that are related to Talbot, Sunbeam Talbot and Sunbeam cars manufactured by Rootes Group between 1936 and 1957 and covered by the 4 types of items: –

  1. Historic records of Talbot, Sunbeam Talbot and Alpine cars made from 1936 to 1957
  2. Records of STAR Club activities
  3. Library of books and magazines
  4. Collection of objects

Contents

  • The collection contains over 750 items and folders: –
  • 41 Books
  • 81 Magazines
  • Full set of STAR magazines from issue 7 up to present day
  • 17 cups, mugs and trophies
  • 4 Models
  • 17 Rally plates
  • Posters in colour and B&W from 1936 to 1957
  • Lubrication Charts for all models
  • Parts Catalogue 80 & 90 II IIA III Alpine 2 litre 10 HP
  • Workshop Manual II, IIA, III, Alpine I & III
  • Handbooks 80, 90, II, IIA, III, Alpine 1 & III, 10 HP, 2, 3 and 4 litre
  • STAR club correspondence and records
  • Photographs from 1936 to 1957 of Rally events and publicity
  • 29 Volumes of newspaper cuttings compiled by Rootes Group
  • Early correspondence with Rootes Group & others

Contact Details

  • To contact the STAR Archives for information phone Michael Montgomery on 01765 605276

 

Here are a few of the artifacts held in our archives.