The collection contains numerous photographs with some of those housed in albums. they have been taken by a variety of photographers, though many are unknown. There are miscellaneous newspaper cuttings relating chiefly to traction engines and 40 rally programmes collected by the enthusiast.
George Dawson Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2314 NFA 0018
- Dates of Creationc1967-1980
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2,450 photographs, 2 A4 fileboxes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Dawson was a fair and steam enthusiast from Cumbria. He was involved with various societies and preservation groups and helped organise a number of steam rallies.
Catalogued by type
Conditions Governing Access
These images make up part of the image database collection which is available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room.
Other items are available to view by appointment.
Donated by Fairground Association of Great Britain and Neil Calladine
Other Finding Aids
Photographs on image database. Other items listed by type.
Description compiled by Jane Donaldson
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