Alastair Wilson Collection
- Late 20th century (Creation)
Level of description
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Name of creator
A surgeon who worked most of his life in Birmingham and the midlands. As a trainee in the 1940s he spent 12 months in Amsterdam and Zwolle and visited working mills there. In his retirement he assisted the miller of Danzey Green post mill at the Avoncroft Museum. He also went on numerous overseas trips with the Midlands Mills group, as well as searching for mills when abroad on other business
Donated to the archive 2006-2012.
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Scope and content
Photographs of mills in the UK. Also some of mills in France, Barbados, Belgium, Spain and Greece.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
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Name access points
- Wilson, Alastair O (1923-2004), surgeon (Creator)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, May 2015.