Papers of Ross Wilson, fl.1970s, author, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Unpublished and published books; articles and related notes 1880-1985
  • Papers relating to Scotch whisky 1922-1989
  • Miscellaneous Wines and Spirits 1942-1987
  • Newspaper cuttings, notes and correspondence relating to whisky and other exports to different countries and regions 1959-1987
  • Presscuttings, notes, annual reports and publicity material relating to various companies 1957-1989
  • Presscuttings 1952-1987
  • Presscuttings from The Beverage Media 1974-1989
  • Presscuttings from Wines and Vines 1977-1988
  • Reports on the Whisky Industry and the UK Wine and Spirit Trade 1970-1983
  • Miscellaneous files 1962-1980
  • Monthly statistics of British gin and whisky exports 1958-1984
  • Statistics of home production and sales of spirits 1901-1985
  • National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Importers, USA 1955-1987
  • Statistics for wine and spirits 1981-1984
  • Wine and Spirit Trade Record from October 1971 Wine and Spirit Trade International 1958-1986
  • Personal Papers c.1940s-1988

Administrative / Biographical History

Ross Wilson was an author of books on Scotch whisky and wine and spirits in general. He lived in Scotland.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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Acquisition Information

Deposit: Mr Ross Wilson: 1987

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 28 October 2004

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

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