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Major Accessions to Repositories 1994 relating to the Performing Arts

British Film Institute

  • Sidney Bernstein (b1899): papers relating to the development and management of the Granada cinema chain, and the company Transatlantic Pictures
  • Clive Donner (b1926), film director: film production Records
  • Guy Hamilton (1922-66), film director: scripts and scrapbooks
  • Janet Green (b1914), screenwriter: scripts and corresp
  • Jerry Epstein: scripts and misc papers
  • John Finch: scripts and memos for the TV series SAM
  • Thorold Dickinson (1903-79), Professor of Film (addnl): papers
  • ACT Films Ltd: production material and misc papers

British Library, Department of Manuscripts

  • William Hudd, actor: letters from G B Shaw and T E Lawrence; his visitors book (Deposit 9308)
  • Kenneth Peacock Tynan (1927-80), producer: corresp and papers (Deposit 9360)
  • St Jamess Theatre: accounts (Deposit 9433)

Durham University Library, Palace Green Section

  • Arthur Hutchings (1906-89): draft full score and vocal score for a light operatic version of C A Alingtons play The Royal Arms (Add MSS 868-70)

London Guildhall University, Fawcett Library

  • Beatrice Heron-Maxwell, author: published short stories, typescripts of plays, short stories and silent film, photographs, corresp, presscuttings and other personal papers, c1890-c1920 (3/1994 7/BHM)

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

  • Kathleen Mary Crawley: papers rel to her life as an evacuated schoolgirl and an ENSA actress in the United Kingdom 1939-45

Liverpool University Archives

  • A K McIlwraith, The life and works of Philip Massinger (typescript Oxford DPhil thesis)

National Library of Ireland

  • Seamus O Scolai: personal papers mainly rel to the theatre, the history of Dublin and the Technical Students Debating Society, incl some letters of Sinead De Valera, Maud Gonne MacBride, Ernest Rlythe, Eoin O Duffy, Mrs Mary Childers 1936-93
  • Gerard Slevin: radio scripts and manuscript of novel Aileacht do thi (published 1959)
  • James Bourke (Seamus de Burca) actor, playright, producer and manager of the Queens Theatre: papers 1950s-90s
  • Michael OHiggins, Irish baritone: volume of original letters, cuttings, programmes and photographs mainly 1946
  • Sean OCasey: musical scores for the play The Drums of Father Ned signed by the playwright 1958

National Library of Scotland

  • TAG Theatre Company, Glasgow: papers rel to production of Lewis Grassic Gibbons A Scots Quair 1993 (Acc 10939)

National Library of Wales

  • George Emlyn Williams (1905-87), actor and playwright: scrapbooks, drafts of literary works, corresp, photographs and audio-visual material (Emlyn Williams Papers)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Stratford-upon-Avon Amateur Operatic Society: six "chronological scrapbooks" 1919-65

Theatre Museum, London

  • Jesse Mathews (d1981): misc papers (RP 94/2390)
  • Sally Jacobs: designs for various productions by Peter Brook 1960s-70s (94/1863)
  • Hugh Durrant: set and costume designs for productions of Dick Whittington at the Birmingham Hippodrome 1992-94
  • Jan le Witt: costume designs for the Cranko ballet Morceaux Enfantins at Sadlers Wells Theatre 1948 (RP 94/2307)
  • John Macfarlane: costume design for Drosselmeyer and a sheet of prop designs for The Nutcracker by the Birmingham Royal Ballet 1990 (RP 94/1865)
  • David Walker: costume design for Kathleen Kuhlman as Juno in the Royal Operas production of Semele 1982 (RP 94/1865)
  • Anthony Merryn: albums containing reviews and articles 1948-86 (RP 94/1742)
  • British Railways Board: forms for reduced fares for theatrical companies and for music hall artistes 1908 and misc papers (94/2295)
  • Anthony Ward: set model for Adrian Nobles King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company 1993-94 (RP 94/1847)
  • Victorian lithographed pantomime posters (4) 19th cent (RP 94/897)
  • James Flanagan: papers relating to Florrie Forde (fl1900), music hall and pantomime star (RP 94/897)
  • Windmill Theatre: scripts and accompanying music 1932-48 (RP 94/1197)

University College of Swansea Library

  • Bert Lewis Coombes (1894-74), author: Manuscripts of plays, books, scrapbook of reviews; newspaper cuttings 1926-84 (1994/8)
  • Elaine Morgan (b1920), television playwright and author: scripts for radio and television plays, 1955-87 (1994/34)

Chester City Record Office

  • Royalty Theatre, Chester: programmes 1958-65 (CR 742)

West Devon Area Record Office, Plymouth

  • Television South-West, broadcasters: corporate and programming Records of TSW and Westward 20th cent (Acc 1789)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham Music Festival: Records 1963-66 (D/X 1067)

Essex Record Office, Southend Branch

  • Leigh Operatic and Dramatic Society: Records 1920-80 (D/DS 529)
  • Madame Freda Parrys Choir, Westcliff: minutes, programmes 1924-70 (D/Z 261)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham: press cuttings books, photographs, programmes c1945-90s (D6978)
  • Gloucester opera: Records 1957-93 (D6982)
  • Stinchcombe Hill Music Festival (addnl): Records incl certificates 1921-51 (D5425)

Hereford and Worcester Record Office, County Hall

  • Victorine Jansen (1860-62): diary containing references of theatre interest to Brighton, London, N E Worcestershire (BA 11,401)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Ernest Elliots Entertainment Archive 1920-50 (DE 4526) Manchester central Library, local studies unit
  • Manchester City Council: register of persons and premises licensed under the 1909 Cinematograph Act, 1912-74

Bolton Archive Service

  • Bolton Operatic Society: mss, photographs, reminiscences 20th cent (ZNA)

Stockport Archive Service

  • Stockport Music Festival: programme 1928 (D1740)

Tameside Archive Service

  • Ashton, Dukinfield and Hurst: local theatre production programmes 1945-74 (2489)
  • Hyde Amateur Dramatic Society: programmes 1932-63 (2462)

Liverpool City Record Office

  • Liverpool Playhouse (addnl): programmes (29) 1936, 1992- 93 (5040)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Playhouse (addnl): production photographs 1947- 93 (DDNP; acc 4747)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Oxford Playhouse: Records 20th cent (3833)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lewes Little Theatre Club and Little Theatre Ltd: programmes and photographs for productions for the 1992- 93 and 1993-94 seasons (Acc 6477)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Festival Theatre (addnl): Records 1960s-80s (Acc 9852)

Wiltshire Record Office

  • Wyvern Theatre, Swindon: theatre programmes and posters 1972-92 (G30)

West Glamorgan County Archive Service

  • Vale of Neath National Eisteddfod 1994: committee minutes 1992-94 (D/D Eis)
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