Rod Spooner Collection

Scope and Content

The collection includes photographs taken by Jack Mellor and contains black and white images of rides, shows and traction engines. There are copies of Rod Spooner's photographs of South and Midland Fairs from 1952-1953. Also included is a cassette recording of an interview With Kate Smart from the Smart circus.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rod Spooner is a fairground enthusiast and contributor to the World's Fair.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection make up part of the image database collection which is available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room. Audio equipment will have to be booked prior to visit in order to listen to the cassette recording.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rod Spooner

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued according to type.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jane Donaldson


Further accruals expected.