Collection DLPC - David L Pearce Collection

Title page, Foreword and Contents Volume 1: Sails and overall dimensions Volume 2: Structure and winding gear Volume 3: Machinery Volume 4: Operations and maintenance Volume 5: General Sail numbering system Wind board numbering Patent sail elevation Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail stock Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail whip Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail clamp Sail Clamp: rear stock, viewed from rear Poll End, general layout Clamp Shackles Front Sail: general layout Attachment of Clamps Front Sail: general layout Front Sail: general layout Front Sail: general layout
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David L Pearce Collection


  • 1995 - 2016 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 folder, 211 digital files

Name of creator

Biographical history

Wind energy expert.


Archival history

Given to the Mills Archive by David L Pearce, 2014. Updated versions continue to be sent.

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Scope and content

Reports on windmills, including detailed manual and data book on Wicken Corn Windmill.

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Conditions governing access

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

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, June 2015.

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Physical storage

  • Box: Dave L Pearce Collection