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.
Rod Spooner Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2314 NFA 0011
- Dates of Creation1930s-1980s
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description50 images and 1 audio cassette tape
Scope and Content
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.
Donated by Rod Spooner
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued according to type.
Description compiled by Jane Donaldson
Further accruals expected.