Harry Meyer Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 MEYE
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 small boxes

Scope and Content

Images and cuttings, mainly of windmills with some material on watermills, covering most UK counties.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harry Meyer was a photographer and mill enthusiast. He carried out mill visits in partnership with his sister Doris Meyer. Meyer's late ambition was to write a book with Arthur C Smith. He lived in Letchworth, Hertfordshire all his life and died in 1982.


By UK county.

Conditions Governing Access

Available to all readers by appointment at The Mills Archive, Reading. We are open Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm.

Archivist's Note

Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 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

The collection was given to Arthur C Smith on Meyer's death. He donated it to the Mills Archive in 2002.