Scrivens and Smith Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains colour photographs of fairground artefacts and scenes and includes black and white photographs of Lang Wheels dodgem cars and 2 artist's impressions of Lang Wheels aerodrome. Also contains 3 audio cassette recordings of John Ling's memories of travelling life.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kevin Scrivens and Stephen Smith are fairground historians and authors who run New Era publications.

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 recordings.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Kevin Scrivens and Stephen Smith

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued according to type.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jane Donaldson

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