Ron White Collection

Scope and Content

This collection of digitised photographs contain very valuable pictures of Scottish fairs, particularly in Ayrshire, from the 1960s onwards.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ron wrote various articles for the Fairground Mercury on Ayrshire showmen such as the Lawrence and Bastable families. His photograph collection also includes early colour images of Lancashire gala fairs, taken whilst Ron lived in Blackpool.

Access Information

These items make up part of the image database collection which is available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the NFA by Graham Downie

Other Finding Aids

On image database

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jane Donaldson


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