Derek Ogden Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Files of reports, correspondence and other documents relating to UK millwrighting projects between 1965 and 1980. Includes working drawings and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Derek is an English millwright who worked on British mills until the 1970s when he emigrated to the USA, continuing his work on the other side of the Atlantic and passing on his skills to several apprentices.

Arrangement

By mill project. Documents and large drawings stored separately.

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.

Custodial History

Derek passed the material to the Mills Archive in 2002.

Accruals

UK material complete. Additional material relating to USA may be donated.