Collection WILK - Michael Wilks Collection

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Michael Wilks Collection


  • Late 20th century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

4 boxes

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Archival history

Passed to Alan and Glenys Crocker by Michael Wilks' widow after his death, and by them to the Mills Archive in May 2017 and August 2019.

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Scope and content

Files of handwritten and typescript research notes on mills on the River Wandle, with related photocopies, correspondence, press cuttings and ephemera.

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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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Language and script notes

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Other papers by Michael Wilks are held at the Sutton Archives (accession 638).

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Physical storage

  • Box: Michael Wilks Collection Box 1
  • Box: Michael Wilks Collection Box 2
  • Box: Michael Wilks Collection Box 3
  • Box: Michael Wilks Collection Box 4