Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CAN
TitleThe Canals Collection
Extent1 outsize box
DescriptionA collection of 26 manuscripts and 39 printed items relating to the formation of canals in the Midlands area, 1759-1809. The papers relate to the development of trade and shipping at Hull, Derby, the Grand Trunk Canal, the Birmingham and Worcester Canal, and include correspondence of Josiah Wedgwood and John Sparrow.
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
Finding AidsA catalogue of this collection is available on the online archive catalogue. Click on the Finding Number to display the summary contents list of the catalogue and to view the full catalogue. A paper copy is also available in the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections Department.
Access StatusOpen
AcquisitionThis collection was acquired with the library of John Corbett of Impney, Droitwich, Worcestershire in 1905


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