Don Paterson Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 DONP
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1900 - 2002
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      Over 30 boxes

Scope and Content

Extensive collection of notes, images and drawings, with emphasis on North West England and North Wales.

Administrative / Biographical History

Don was a founder member of the North West Mills Group. As the editor of the NWMG Review, he published many articles on a variety of milling themes. Don's lively pen sketches added distinctive illustrations to his published articles. During the latter part of his life he moved south and lived in Romford until his death in 2002.

Conditions Governing Access

Available to all readers by appointment at The Mills Archive, Reading. See our website for location details and opening hours.

Where high resolution digital images of original documents have been made, readers may examine these at the Archive to avoid disturbing the originals.

Archivist's Note

Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

Conditions Governing Use

Printed and high resolution copies of photographs can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see our website for details.

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Appraisal Information

Duplicates of secondary material removed.

Custodial History

Transferred to the Mills Archive by Karl Paterson, son of Don, in March 2003.