Stephen Buckland Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 JSPB
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century - September 2005
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English French German
  • Physical Description
      6 large boxes, 111 medium boxes, 24 albums, 3 folders, 5 loose items and 1 vol.

Scope and Content

Notebooks, correspondence, published and unpublished work, photographs, postcards and photocopies from publications; relating to wind and water mills from the UK and around the World.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stephen Buckland (1935-2006) was a molinologist primarily in the study of windmills, with an interest in Medieval and European windmills. His interest in mills began in 1949 aged 14 and was a lifelong fascination.For a longer biography of Stephen Buckland, see the Profiles section of our website.

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 partly catalogued by Guy Boocock and Giulia Prasca, 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

Collection by Deed of Gift from Stephen Buckland to The Mills Archive on 29 September 2005. Collection received at The Mills Archive on 1 February 2006.