Successful applicants

In 2016, applications for over £1.5 million in total were received. Although many worthwhile projects could not be funded, we are delighted to announce that the following projects have been successful:

  • Hull City Archives: ‘From Dock Company to Humber Ports: Records of the British Transport Docks Board’ £37,000
  • Bath Record Office: ‘Preservation and Change in a World Heritage Site, Architectural Drawings of Bath 1750 – 2000’ £33,137
  • Stoke on Trent City Archives: ‘Doulton Described’ £37,047
  • The Wiener Library: ‘The Wiener Library Early Years Cataloguing Project’ £30,000
  • Tasglann nan Eilean Siar (Hebridean Archives): ‘Harris Tweed Archive Project’ £29,966
  • National Portrait Gallery: ‘The Freud Archives: records associated with Lucian Freud, artist 1922 – 2011’ £17,899.55
  • Marx Memorial Library: ‘Volunteers for Liberty: the Archives of the International Brigades’ £27,841
  • Cardiff University Library: ‘Collingwood Collection: Ruskin and Ransome Rediscovered – a literary, philosophical, and artistic portrait from the Lake District’ £38,601

In 2015 applications for over £2 million in total were received. Although many worthwhile projects could not be funded, we are delighted to announce that the following projects have been successful:

  • Somerset Heritage Centre/South West Heritage Trust: A West County Dynasty: The Wyndhams of Orchard Wyndham £31,570
  • Borthwick Institute for Archives: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Archive £31,083
  • Britten Pears Foundation: Hopes, Dreams and Difficulties: The archives of Imogen Holst £26,500
  • Doncaster Heritage Services: A Picture Tells a Thousand Words: The Bagshaw photographic studio: chronicling a town in change £34,812
  • Edinburgh City Archives: Rogues an Auld Reekie: Records of Edinburgh & Lothian and Borders Police Forces 1805-1998 £37,964
  • University of Leeds: Collectors and Activists, Romany Collections at Leeds £30,879
  • Labour History and Archive Study Centre, Manchester (People’s History Museum): Labour’s Voice in Europe £35,250
  • Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick: Winters of Discontent:  Papers of Bill Wedderburn £15,000
  • Glasgow Caledonian University: ‘Shall brothers be for a’ that’: The archives of the Scottish Anti-Apartheid Movement £28,785
  • University of Manchester Library: Editorial Correspondence of C P Scott in the  Guardian Archive £39,950
  • North East Film Archive/Yorkshire Film Archive: Newcastle and District Amateur Cinematographer Association Film Collection £13,207