Collection relating to the industrial heritage of Lancashire, Cheshire and Derbyshire

Made:
1955-1985
maker:
Ashmore, Owen

Collection of industrial heritage material compiled by Industrial Archaeologist Owen Ashmore. Includes an extensive card index of the sites and buildings he visited, approximately 70 packets of photographs sorted by industry or area, a collection of colour slides and teaching aids that he used when lecturing, a small amount of correspondence and a number of proofs of his books, a box of historical OS maps, and miscellaneous off-prints, monographs and articles. Much of the collection consists of 'brought-in' prints which Owen sourced from Archives, Museums and Firms or donated by colleagues.

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Details

Extent:
10 linear metres
Identifier:
YA1996.238
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the Science and Industry Museum's access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the Museum's Archive Study Area.