Collection NICH - David Nicholls Collection

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David Nicholls Collection


  • 1960s - 2010 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

9 boxes, 5 albums

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Archival history

Donated to the Archive by David Nicholls in July 2012.

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Scope and content

Photographs, negatives, reports and research notes on UK wind and watermills. Photographs and research material on sugar mills in the Caribbean by David Nicholls and Cyril McCoombe. Micro tapes of conversations with mill workers in Barbados.

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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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Language of material

  • English

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, May 2015.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: V 300
  • Shelf: R 103
  • Shelf: R 104