Document ReferenceMS 204
TitlePhotographs by A.N. Smith of mills in Derbyshire, c.1959-1970
Extent11 items
AbstractThe collection comprises black and white photographs of Strutt's mills in and around Belper, Derbyshire, taken by A.N. Smith in the late 1950s and 1960s.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryA.N. Smith, the photographer of items in this collection, was based in Belper, Derbyshire during the time when these photographs were taken. His name and address is printed on the reserve of the photographs, with, in most cases, a date stamp.
Custodial HistoryThe collection was given to the University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts by A.N. Smith in December 1970.
DescriptionThe collection contains eleven black and white photographs depicting mills in and around Belper and Cromford, Derbyshire. Apart from Arkwright's Mill at Cromford, all of the buildings were owned by W.G. and J. Strutt Ltd., cotton spinners. Notes on the back provide brief identifications, and include later notes of demolition.

Milford Mills from south (Strutts). Demolished 1964. (MS 204/1)

4th floor cruciform building Milford Mills Strutts. Demolished 1964. (MS 204/2)

Cruciform building Milford Mills. Strutts (Old Warehouse). Demolished 1964. (MS 204/3)

North Mill Belper. Strutts. Built 1786. Burnt Down 1803. Rebuilt 1804. (MS 204/4)

West Mill Belper. With Junction Mill and end of Reeling Mill. Demolished 1961. (MS 204/5)

Round Mill. Strutts. Belper. Built c. 1810. Demolished Dec. 1959. (MS 204/6)

Round Mill Belper. c. 1910. From North West. Demolished 1959. (MS 204/7)

Round Mill Belper with Mule Room and West Mill (Reeling and Junction). (MS 204/8)

Milform Mill from Sunny Hill (Strutts). Demolished 1964.(MS 204/9)

Arkwright's Original Mill, Cromford. (MS 204/10)

South Mill. Strutts. Belper. Build 1776 Wooden framework. Rebuilt 1810 Iron. Demolished 1962. (MS 204/11)
ArrangementNo archival arrangement has been necessary.
TermTextile industry - England - Derbyshire - History - 20th century
Mills - Derbyshire - Cromford
Mills - Derbyshire - Belper
FindingAidsThis description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on the description belongs to the University of Nottingham.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA643Smith; A.N. (fl 1950-1970); photographerfl 1950-1970
NA643Smith; A.N. (fl 1950-1970); photographerfl 1950-1970
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