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Celia Savage collection


Scope and content

The collection is comprised of 8 items:

- Scrapbook of clippings relating to motorsport dating from 1954-1955 (motor magazines and national press), including personalities such as Alberto Ascari, Mike Hawthorn, Peter Collins, Reg Parnell, Sheila van Damm, and Stirling Moss; racing at/in Aintree, Brands Hatch, Goodwood, the Monte Carlo Rally, Silverstone, and Snetterton.

- Six photographs dating from 1955-1956, including Moss, Celia Savage and her mother, and Aintree, Silverstone, etc.

- Account, ‘1950s motor racing – a fragment of memoir’, by Celia Savage concerning the collection and her love for motorsport as a teenager.

Archival history

Donated by Celia Savage in July 2014.

Conditions governing access

Open to researchers, by appointment. For further information, please see: nationalmotormuseum.org.uk/Motoring_research_service

Conditions governing reproduction

Rights to access and re-use digital objects:


Rights to access and re-use archival descriptive information:

Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike

Please apply to the Archivist if you would like to make any copy of the material.

Celia Savage has asserted copyright over her typescript account.


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Language of the material


Records creator

Celia Savage

Content provider

National Motor Museum | Motoring Archives