Collection CLAR - Robin Clarke Collection

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Robin Clarke Collection


  • 20th century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

7 boxes and some large files

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Archival history

Passed to the Midlands Mills Group by Robin Clarke in 2015 to be distributed among its members (see Midlands Mills Group Newsletter no. 113, Dec 2015, p. 31). Files relating to agriculture and millstones were passed to MMG members. The remaining files were passed to the Mills Archive by Tim Booth in January 2016. The millstone files were passed to Colin Moore, then to Jon Sass and brought by him to the archive in March 2017.

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Scope and content

Files of handwritten notes, photocopies, reprints and correspondence on mill related themes.

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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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Robin Clarke's agriculture and millstone files have been retained by Midland Mills Group members. His paper mill research is held by the Birmingham Archives.

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Archivist's note

Collection level entry by Nathanael Hodge, January 2016.

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