Collection CLAR - Robin Clarke Collection

Watchett Paper Mill fire

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Robin Clarke Collection


  • 20th century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

5 boxes

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Archival history

Passed to the Midlands Mills Group by Robin Clarke in 2015 and donated to the Mills Archive by Tim Booth in January 2016. The majority of the collection consisted of photocopies of articles and extracts which have been added to the Mills Archive library or disposed of. Further items donated by Jon Sass in 2017 and John Bedington in 2021. Photographs donated by Tim Clarke in 2022.

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Scope and content

Photographs of UK mills.

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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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Physical storage

  • Box: Robin Clarke donation
  • Shelf: V 300
  • Shelf: V 400