Derek Ogden Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 OGDE
  • Dates of Creation
      1932-2012
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      41 boxes, 7 albums, 2 folders and 805 drawings
  • Digital Content

Scope and Content

Files of reports, correspondence and other documents relating to UK millwrighting projects between 1965 and 1980 and US millwrighting projects between 1976 and 2012. 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.

Access Information

This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email "visitors@millsarchive.org":mailto:visitors@millsarchive.org?subject=Request%20to%20consult%20collection%20OGDE to arrange an appointment.

Note

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.

Archivist's Note

2002 donation catalogued before 2012. Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012, and by Nathanael Hodge, June 2015, August 2016. 2015 donation catalogued 2015-2016 by Beth Grant.

Custodial History

Derek passed the material to the Mills Archive in 2002 and 2006. It is arranged by mill project, with large drawings stored separately. Further material including files and drawings relating to USA mills were donated in 2015. Files relating to fairground carousels were send to the National Fairground and Circus Archive, Sheffield.

Additional Information

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