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Major accessions to repositories in 2015 relating to Furniture and Interior Design


Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Joseph James, antiques and furnishings supplier, Penrith: accounts 1916-1960 (DB 177)

Dorset History Centre

  • Poole Pottery Ltd: additional artwork and designs 1930 (D-PPY)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester: minutes, photographs and papers incl records of predecessor bodies 1970-1990 (D13793)
  • Interior and estate plans rel to Blaisdon Hall 1875-1930 (D13778)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Henry Stone & Son Ltd, cabinetmakers, printers and stationers: presscuttings, furniture catalogues, stationery and letter file catalogues, examples of printed works, and annual accounts, with a history of the firm 1899-1928 (Acc 6389)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Minton Hollins & Co, tile works, Stoke-on-Trent: archive books, with some factory and production information incl notes and glaze trials c1845-1960 (SD 1718)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Robin McGhie (1922-2012), artist, designer and calligrapher: designs rel to buildings in the Wigan area incl Upholland College, Orrell Grammar School, Church of St Joseph, High Moor, Wrightington, Wigan, St Catherine of Siena, Lowton c1950-1989 (Acc. 2015/18)


V&A Archive of Art and Design

  • Louise Olga Mary Lehmann (1912-2001), artist and designer: additional papers c1930-1989 (AAD/2015/2)
  • Ronald Paterson (1917-1993), fashion designer: press cuttings and photographs c1948-1964 (AAD/2015/3)
  • Furniture History Society: additional records 1993-2010 (AAD/2015/5)


Heriot-Watt University, Heritage and Information Governance

  • Donald Brothers Ltd, linen, canvas and furnishing fabric manufacturers, Dundee: additional drawn designs c1950-1959 (DB)