Collection WARD - Owen Ward Collection

"Form of an appointment of an agent of millers"

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Owen Ward Collection


  • Late 20th century - 2017 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

39 boxes, 2 card cabinets, 1 roll of drawings, 1 file of drawings

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Archival history

Files 1-62 donated by Owen Ward in 2010. Files 63-74 donated October 2017, 75-136 January 2018 and 137-178 April 2018 by the family of Owen Ward. Remainder donated May 2019 by the family.

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Scope and content

Material gathered in researching millstones, in the UK and elsewhere. Includes handwritten notes, ephemera, press cuttings, photocopied material and photographs.

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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
  • French

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge, Jan 2013. 2017-2018 accessions catalogued by Nathanael Hodge Oct 2017, Jan 2018 and April 2018.

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