Collection TITL - Arthur Titley Correspondence

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TITL

Title

Arthur Titley Correspondence

Date(s)

  • 1920-1933 (Creation)

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18 letters

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Biographical history

Name of creator

(6 March 1901 - 7 January 1986)

Biographical history

Rex Wailes (1901-1986) was considered the leading mill expert of his day. By profession an engineer, he made windmills the subject of lifelong study, acting as consultant and advisor for mill repairs and restoration throughout Britain and elsewhere in the world. He played an important role in the formation of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and trained many others in the study of mills, as well as acting as a consultant in the wider field of Industrial Archaeology. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111775/Rex-Wailes

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Archival history

Part of a large amount of archival material in the possession of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, which was transferred to The Mills Archive in February 2004.

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Scope and content

Letters from Haines to Titley and correspondence between Titley and Wailes; on Chesterton Mill, other windmills and related subjects.

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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: C 604