Ron White Collection

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Title: The Ron White Collection

Scope: This collection contains photographs of Scottish fairs, particularly in Ayrshire from the 1960s onwards and scrapbooks comprising fairground and circus advertisements from local newspapers.

Dates: 1960s-1980s
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1,304 images and 4 scrapbooks
Name of creator: Ron White

Administrative / biographical history: Ron White was a fairground enthusiast, photographer and writer. Ron wrote various articles for the Fairground Mercury on Ayrshire showmen such as the Lawrence and Bastable families. His photograph collection includes early colour images of Lancashire gala fairs taken whilst Ron lived in Blackpool.

Source: Donated by his wife, Val White through FAGB member Alan Ingram
System of arrangement: Catalogued by 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