Collection THOM - Thompson Family Collection

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Thompson Family Collection


  • 20th century (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

3 boxes

Name of creator

Biographical history


Archival history

Donated to the Mills Archive by J G B Thompson, July 2016. Most of the donation consisted of catalogues and trade literature which has been added to the Mills Archive library. A list of these is retained in the accessions file.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Scope and content

Diagrams and instructions for roller milling machinery. Small roller mill artefacts. Correspondence with milling firms re. J B G Thompson's various positions throughout his career. Course materials from J G B Thompson's training. Flow sheets and production records. Photographs and documents re. Grosvenor Street Mill and Skidby Mill.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

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Archivist's note

Collection level entry by Nathanael Hodge, October 2016. Catalogued by Chris Viney, January 2019.

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Physical storage

  • Box: Thompson Collection Box 1
  • Box: Thompson Collection Box 2