File ACSC-RES-01-10 - Staffordshire

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  • 1979 to 1982 (Accumulation)

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1 file

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(d 2013)


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Newspaper articles (copies), newsletters and research notes relating to windmills in Staffordshire. Also contains one item relating to Northamptonshire.

• a copy of the completed accounts from Northamptonshire windmills
• a copy of ‘Midland Windmills’ from The Bee by George A. Burn
• part of a letter from Mrs Hazel Bradley
• a copy of an article from Coventry Evening Telegraph May 9th 1979
• a copy of ‘Essington Post Mill Staffordshire’ by J.S.P. Buckland
• a page photocopied from a book
• an article photocopied from Staffordshire Life and County Pictorial in Spring 1954
• an article from ‘The Saturday Magazine’
• handwritten notes on journeys
• provisional list of Staffordshire Windmills
• handwritten notes on sails
• handwritten chart
• newsletters from the ‘Midland Wind and Water Mills group’ (spring 1982, winter 1981/2, summer 1981, autumn 1980, spring 1980, spring 1981)
• typed miscellaneous notes
• tracing of a map
• 4 copies of the title page for ‘Windmills in Staffordshire: A contemporary study’ by Wilfred Seaby and Arthur Smith
• 2 maps

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This material may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • Box: Arthur C Smith Collection Box 2