Collection WILS - Alastair Wilson Collection

Reference code

WILS

Title

Alastair Wilson Collection

Date(s)

  • Late 20th century (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

3 boxes

Name of creator

(1923-2004)

Biographical history

A surgeon who worked most of his life in Birmingham and the midlands. As a trainee in the 1940s he spent 12 months in Amsterdam and Zwolle and visited working mills there. In his retirement he assisted the miller of Danzey Green post mill at the Avoncroft Museum. He also went on numerous overseas trips with the Midlands Mills group, as well as searching for mills when abroad on other business

Repository

Archival history

Donated to the archive 2006-2012.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Scope and content

Photographs of mills in the UK and elsewhere.

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Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, May 2015.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: P 407
  • Box: N 201
  • Shelf: GG1