Document referenceZNJ
TitleDR ARTHUR RAISTRICK COLLECTION
DescriptionPapers of Dr Arthur Raistrick, academic, writer, geologist, and archaeologist, with special interest in the Yorkshire Dales. Including pamphlets, articles, brochures, field notebooks, notes, drawings, 1798-2000 (mainly 1950s onwards). This collection has been box listed only.
Date1798-2000
LevelCollection
Extent0.06m3
Catalogue statusCatalogued
Administrative historyDr Arthur Raistrick (1896-1991) was born in Saltaire, West Yorkshire, and spent most of his life at Linton near Grassington. He was a pacifist and socialist and was imprisoned as a conscientious objector during the First World War and later became a member of the Society of Friends. He was Lecturer in Applied Geology at Armstrong College, Durham, and his research and writings covered mining, industrial archaeology, archaeology of the Yorkshire Dales, Quaker history and landscape studies.
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