Rod Spooner Collection

Shufflebottom family, Colorados Wild West Show 1952

Ref: NFA0011

Title: The Rod Spooner Collection

Scope: The collection includes photographs taken by Jack Mellor and includes images of rides, shows and traction engines. There are copies of Rod Spooner's photographs of South and Midland Fairs from 1952-1953. Also included is a cassette recording of an interview With Kate Smart and others.

Dates: 1930s-1980s
Level: Fonds
Extent: 50 photographs and 1 audio cassette tape
Name of creator: Rod Spooner

Administrative / biographical history: Rod Spooner is a fairground enthusiast and contributor to the World's Fair.


Related Collections: Shufflebottom Family Collection
Source: Donated by Rod Spooner
System of arrangement: Catalogued according to type
Subjects: Fairgrounds, Fairground Rides, Fairground Art, Circus, Transport, Travelling Entertainment, Boxing, Wild West, Fairground Shows
Conditions of access: Items are available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room. Audio equipment must be booked prior to visit.
Restrictions: None
Copyright: Rod Spooner
Finding aids: Photographs available on NFA digital. Online finding aid available here
Further information: Further accruals expected