Rotherham Mileposts Collection

Ref: MS 449

Title: Rotherham Mileposts Collection

Scope: Photographs taken by Howard Smith in 1991 and 1992 to illustrate his book A History of Rotherham’s Roads and Transport

Dates: 1991-1992
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator: Howard Smith

Administrative / biographical history:
The collection comprises 31 colour photographs taken by Howard Smith in 1991 and 1992 to illustrate his book A History of Rotherham’s Roads and Transport, published by the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in 1992.

Before his retirement, Howard Smith taught history and English at Richmond College in Sheffield, and has written many books on the history of roads in the local area.

The collection was donated to the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition at the University of Sheffield in December 1992. It was then transferred to the Special Collections Department in the University Library in 2008.

  • Related Collections: Howard Smith Photographic Collection
  • Source: Donated in 1992
  • System of arrangement: As received
  • Subjects: Milestones – England -- Rotherham
  • Names: Smith, Howard, 1933-
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Restrictions: None
  • Copyright: University of Sheffield
  • Finding aids: Listed