Ron Kinder Collection

Ron KinderRef: NFA 0052

Title: The Ron Kinder Collection

Scope: This collection contains slides and photographs of Ron's travels to various preservation events and a few pictures from local Derbyshire fairs, articles, correspondence and Nottingham and Hull fair plans.

Dates: 1960s-1980s
Level: Fonds
Extent: 2,295 photographs and slides and a small amount of ephemera
Name of creator: Ron Kinder

Administrative / biographical history: Ron was a fairground enthusiast based in Ripley. His first photographs date back to the 1960s, when he produced high quality slide images taken around Derbyshire fairs and the various steam rallies his attended. He later worked with standard printed photographs and produced a large body of work in this format. Ron was a faithful attendee of the Nottingham Goose Fair and the Ripley Charter Fair which he documented meticulously.

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Source: Donated by his daughter Vivienne Morley
System of arrangement: Catalogued according to type
Subjects: Fairgrounds, Fairground Rides, Fairground Art, Travelling Entertainment, Transport
Conditions of access: Items are available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room
Restrictions: None
Copyright: Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of National Fairground Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material
Finding aids: Photographs available on NFA digital. Online finding aid available here