J Kenneth Major Foundation Collection
- 1773-2008 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
125 boxes, 35 albums, 298 architectural drawings
Name of creator
(21 October 1928 - 25 July 2009)
John Kenneth Major ARIBA, FSA, (1928-2009) was an architect, author and authority on industrial archaeology, particularly windmills, watermills and animal powered machines. He was a founding trustee of the Mills Archive. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111767/J.-Kenneth-Major
Progressively transferred to the Mills Archive from 2002 onwards. Book collection added to the Mills Archive Library.
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Scope and content
Images and documents on UK and foreign mills, amassed over a lifetime of research and recording. Emphasis on water-powered sites in the UK.
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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
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- Major, J Kenneth (1928-2009), architect (Creator)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.
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