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Terry Harrison

551 323

Description Terry Harrison

Collection Terry Harrison

Catalogue Number 551 323

Category All Other

Scope and Content A collection of photographic copies of drawings and photographs of collieries and other industrial sites, mostly in Ayrshire. Subjects include 19th plans of a canal associated with the Muirkirk Ironworks, photographs of coal mines and works including Dalmellington, Minnivey, Pennyvenie and Houldsworth collieries, Dalmellington; Baron, Highhouse, Lugar and Mortonmuir collieries, Auchinleck; Killochan Colliery, Dailly; Littlemill Colliery, Coylton; Auchincruive Colliery, Monkton; Beoch and Knockshinnoch Castle collieries, New Cumnock; Kames Colliery, Muirkirk; Mauchline Colliery; Killoch and Polquhairn collieries, Ochiltree; and Kirkmichael House. Sites outwith Ayrshire include Benhar Colliery, Shotts; Auchlochan Colliery, Lesmahagow.

Archive History The collection comprises a succession of loans by Mr Harrison to RCAHMS for copying as a Survey of a Private Collection. No formal accession record has yet been identified for the surveys of the drawings of the Muirkirk canal (Collection 323/1) or for the main body of photographs (Collection 323/2) (both copied 1993). The photographs of Lugar colliery (Collection 323/3) were copied in 1996 and accessioned as Acc No 1996/5.

System of Arrangement The collection is arranged in order of acquisition.

Access Conditions Open, but note that access may be subject to provisions outlined in the Data Protection Act and conservation requirements. Please contact the archive to confirm access in advance of a visit.

Administrative History T Harrison, industrial historian, active 1990s.

Accruals No accruals are anticipated.


Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 323) Terry Harrison

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
All Other 551 323/3 Photographs relating to Lugar Works. 1914 Sub-Group Level
All Other 551 323/2 Photographs of Ayrshire coalmines 1940 Sub-Group Level
All Other 551 323/1 Photographic copies of 'Plan of a proposed Canal from Muirkirk Iron Works westwards to the Lands of Kaimes' 1792 Sub-Group Level

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