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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Art

National, Special and University

University of Birmingham

  • Edward Lucie-Smith, poet and art critic: letter to Glyn Jones 1973

University of Glasgow

  • James Abbot McNeill Whistler, artist: corresp, incl letters (20)
  • to Louise Kinsella 1882-1900 (MS Whistler)

University of London, University Library

  • Lesley Lewis, art historian: papers rel to the campaign about the pre and post 1965 forms of the London MA 1965-67 (ULL MS 971)

University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library

  • Stephen Raw, letter artist: documents rel to commissions, artists proofs for Carcanet, publishers

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, painter: corresp and papers, incl letters of Sir William Russell Flint, Pittendrigh MacGillivray and Samuel John Peploe 1892-1942 (ACC 11224)
  • Bernat Klein, textile designer: papers c1965-94 (ACC 11216)
  • Agnes Miller Parker, engraver: corresp and papers 1913-72 (ACC 11238)
  • Robert Macaulay Stevenson (1860-1952)
  • , painter: corresp and papers rel to the "Glasgow Boys" school of painters, incl letters of Sir James Guthrie, Edward Atkinson Hornel and Edward Arthur Walton (ACC 11212)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • John Dyer, poet and artist: misc notes, incl draft poems c1722-56 (MSS 23294-7)
  • Lady Charlotte Guest, collector and translator: journals 1824-91 (Lady Charlotte Guest Manuscripts)

University of Reading, University Library

  • Nan Youngman (1906-1995), artist: corresp and papers rel to her pioneering work in promoting art through education

Tate Gallery

  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London: administrative records, departmental records, minutes, accounts, annual reports, bulletins, catalogues, printed ephemera, photographs, audio-visual material and press-cuttings 1947-87 (TGA 955)
  • Ronald Moody, sculptor: corresp, writings, poetry, diaries, exhibition files and sketch-books c1930-84 (TGA 956)
  • Kurt Schwitters, artist: files (66)
  • of corresp, documents, press-cuttings and photographs by or about Kurt Schwitters and Mrs Edith Wantee Thomas c1920-90 (TGA 9510)
  • Frederick Milner, landscape and seascape painter: letters (40)
  • to Mrs Brumfit 1913-15 (TGA 9511)
  • Thomas Barclay Hennell, painter: papers incl letters (92)
  • 1931-45 (TGA 9512)
  • Professor and Mrs Hammacher van den Brande: letters from Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson 1954-75 (TGA 9513)
  • David Michael Jones, painter, writer and engraver: papers incl letters from Prudence Pelham 1931-51 (TGA 9514)

Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • David Michael Jones, painter, writer and engraver: Christmas cards (4)
  • with ms annotations 1959-61 (MSL 1995/1)
  • Ursula Sternberg: letter to Jan van der Wateren 1995 (MSL 1995/5)
  • Conrad Dressler: letter to Mrs McKenzie 1899 (MSL 1995/7)
  • J G Lubbock: drawings for Landscapes of the Spirit c1994 (MSL 1995/10)
  • Henry Yont, hat manufacturer: sales ledger 1840-53 (MSL 1995/11)
  • George Fox (c1816-1910)
  • : designs for ice pails (MSL 1995/12/1)
  • Lewis Vulliamy: design for a fountain for Sir John Thorold Bt (MSL 1995/12/2)
  • Sir Edwin Landseer: letters (251 items)
  • to William Wells 1841-69 (MSL 1995/13)
  • Ford Madox Brown: lecture notes and corresp, incl letters (c60)
  • from William Holman Hunt 1852-90 (MSL 1995/14)

Archive of Art and Design

  • John William Lisle: corresp and papers rel to C E Kempe & Co Ltd, artists in stained glass and church furnishings (AAD/1995/1)
  • Hyders Ltd, metalwork firm, Plaxtol: designs and annotated designs for furniture, master drawings, photographs, exhibition stands and catalogues (AAD/1995/2)
  • Hayward Gallery: photographs (609)
  • for the exhibition catalogue Thirties - British art and design before the War (Arts Council, 1979), annotated colour transparencies and nine postcards (AAD/1995/3)
  • Thea Porter, fashion designer: samples of printed fabrics, stiff paper patterns, sketches and designs of garments, publicity drawings, showcards, presscuttings, photographs, contact sheets of fashion shows, address books, tearsheets, collection lists, business corresp, unpublished autobiographical material (AAD/1995/4)
  • The Bag exhibition, Boilerhouse, Victoria and Albert Museum: plastic bags (1274)
  • and paper carrier bags (4) collected for the Bag exhibition but not included in the final display 1985 (AAD/1995/5)
  • Ervin Bossanyi, stained glass artist and painter: corresp, designs for furniture and home interiors, designs and test samples for pendants, designs for the Shivaji windows, journals, family photographs and extract from family history, photographs of stained glass commissions, photographs of paintings and art work, glass negatives, ceramic tiles (7) c1920-75 (AAD/1995/6)
  • Garrard & Co Ltd, crown jewellers, London: gentlemens ledgers (97) listing individual accounts, some with indices 1735-1949, workmens ledgers (5) 1766-1816, day books (6) 1777-1879, daily account books (2) 1797-1801, stock ledgers 1747-62, stock books 1797-1808, corresp and papers rel to John Wakelins debtors 1790-1814 (AAD/1995/7)
  • British Library, London: collection of bookjackets (c5500) 1925-55 (AAD/1995/8)
  • Wilfred Richardson, furniture designer: teaching papers, sketches and papers rel to Taylor & Hobson, furniture mfrs c1930-56 (AAD/1995/9)
  • Vivian Porter & Co Ltd, designers and ladieswear wholesalers, London: presscuttings, scrapbooks, advertisements and photographs of garments, photographs of offices and staff, original designs, sketches (AAD/1995/10)
  • Pilot Fashions and predecessor, ladieswear designers and wholesalers, London: sketches, samples of fabric, presscuttings, advertisements from fashion journals and photographs of fashion displays at trade fairs 1940-62 (AAD/1995/11)
  • Reginald Mount and Eileen Evans, graphic designers for the Central Office of Information: posters, booklets, leaflets, recruitment brochures c1950-79 (AAD/1995/15)
  • Betty Newmarch, fashion designer: papers incl sketchbooks, photographs, press cuttings, fabric samples (AAD/1995/16)
  • Jacqueline Groag, textile and wallpaper designer: designs for textiles and wallpapers, sketches, wallpaper samples and printed sample sheets, photographs, printed designs, fabric samples (AAD/1995/17)

Local Repositories in England

Cheshire Record Office

  • John Romney, engraver, Chester: volume rel to work 1846-63 (D 5084)

Chester City Record Office

  • Bradleys (Chester)
  • Ltd, outfitters: photographs, brochure, annual report 1927-69 (CR760)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Symons & Sons, watchmakers, Launceston: account books 1955-83 (X 964/1-17)

Humberside: Kingston upon Hull City Record Office

  • Rayner & Crook, tailors: records (DBRK)

Kent: Rochester-upon-Medway City Archives

  • H J Cobb, tailor, Rochester: records incl accounting books 19th-20th cent (DE458)

Greater London: Greenwich Local History Library

  • Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897), artist: autograph latters, receipts, portrait and a brief biography)

Merseyside: Merseyside Record Office

  • Merseyside Arts: papers incl financial records c1980-90 (1995/9)

West Midlands: Birmingham Central Library

  • John Hardman & Co Ltd, stained glass and metalwork manufacturers: records incl index to cartoons, miscellaneous leases and family papers 1820-1973 (MS 175, addnl)
  • Smith & Pepper, jewellers, Birmingham: financial records c1890-1945 (MS 1875)
  • Transferred from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

West Midlands: Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Camm & Co, stained glass artists, Smethwick: cartoons (17)
  • c1900-34 (ACC 9506)

West Midlands: Walsall Local History Centre

  • Garman Ryan Art Collection: records (ACC 835)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Robert Herbert Flood, stonemason and antiquary, Norwich: drawings, rubbings and notes especially rel to masons marks, medieval graffiti and sacrament fonts c1870-1939 (MC 627)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham and Notts Photographic Society: records incl minutes, photographs 1892-1992 (DD 1915)

Suffolk Record Office

  • Bury St Edmunds Art Society: records 1947-94 (GC 551)

Surrey Record Office

  • John and Edward Hassell, watercolour painters: watercolours, drawings and maps rel to Surrey c1822-23, possibly for Manning and Brays History of Surrey (4348)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Barbara Jeake: photocopies of drawings (ACC 6579)

West Sussex Record Office

  • George Herbert Catt, artist: sketches, watercolours and designs 20th cent (ACC 9,921)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Gateshead Art Club: records 1965-86

Yorkshire: Sheffield Archives

  • James Dixon & Sons Ltd, silverware and cutlery manufacturers, Sheffield: designs, product cards with costs, financial records, publicity material, order papers, technical reports and corresp c1836-1989 (1995/10)