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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Furniture and Interior Design

East Sussex Record Office

  • Johnson Bros, house furnishers, Brighton: records incl salaries ledgers, wages ledgers, draft minutes, accounts, plans and corresp 1902 78(ACC 6631)
  • Thomas Crunden and Sons, objets dart and antique furniture dealers: illustrated sale catalogue 1908

Hackney Archives Department

  • William Bailey & Son, later Bailey & Sloper, furniture and looking glass makers, Shoreditch: partnership, premises, trading and patent dispute records 1847-93 (D/B/BAI)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives

  • T Crowther & Son, antique dealers, Fulham: sales and stock books 1938-48 (DD/900)

Sheffield Archives

  • Wigfalls Plc, department store, Sheffield: annual reports and accounts, catalogues and brochures c1964-87 (1995/56)

Victoria and Albert Museum. National Art Library

  • Lewis Vuillamy: design for a fountain for Sir John Thorold Bt (MSL 1995/12/2)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • John William Lisle: corresp and papers rel to CE Kempe & Co Ltd, artists in stained glass and church furnishings (AAD/1995/1)
  • Hyders Ltd, metalwork firm, Plaxtol: designs for furniture, candlesticks, railings, gates, wallbrackets, photographs of products, exhibition stands and showrooms, and catalogues (AAD/1995/2)
  • Ervin Bossanyi, stained glass artist and painter: corresp and papers incl designs for furniture and home interiors, ceramic fountains, hanging lamps, window blinds, candle holders, bronze bowls, electric fires and graphics c1920s-1975 (AAD/1995/6)
  • Wilfred Richardson, furniture designer: teaching papers and sketches, incl designs and technical drawings for chairs, mantelpieces, mouldings, teaching notes and drawings on perspective, workshop practice, veneering and inlaying and woods, brochures and catalogues of Taylor & Hobson showing the furniture produced by the firm as well as examples of stationery, presscuttings, artwork and advertisements rel to the company c1900-56 (AAD/1995/9)
  • Habitat UK Ltd, furniture retailer and manufacturer, Wallingford: press cuttings, catalogues (complete), slides, 6 video tapes, ephemera, photographs of products and stores 1964-95 (AAD/1995/12)
  • Ralph Lamprell, interior decorator for hotels and bars: drawings, lino cuts and posters, coloured perspective schemes for Gaskell & Chambers, photograph albums, lists, reports and lectures, oral history tape c1920-90 (AAD/1995/13)
  • Ronald Heggs, flooring designer: floor designs for public buildings, incl cinemas, theatres, hotels, bars, magazine cuttings (AAD/1995/14)
  • Jacqueline Groag, textile and wallpaper designer: papers incl designs for textiles and wallpapers, wallpaper samples and printed sample sheets, photographs, printed designs, fabric samples (AAD/1995/17)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Sidney Flavel & Co, gas appliance mfrs, Leamington Spa: brochures, press advertisements and cuttings, trade catalogues, photographic negatives and prints rel to cookers, heaters and fireplaces 19th cent-1987 (CR 3151)

Working Class Movement Library

  • [This repository submitted a checklist of all its union records relating to the furniture trade as its return to this years Accessions to Repositories exercise. The following union records are included]
  • Alliance Cabinet Makers Association, London: annual reports, minute books 1872-1901
  • Amalgamated Society of Gilders, London: London funeral fund nomination book, admission register, London Gilders Branch 183 minute book (1836-1959)
  • Amalgamated Society of Millsawers and Wood-Cutting Machinists: annual reports 1873-1925
  • Amalgamated Society of Wood-Cutting Machinists, Nottingham Branch: records and papers incl minutes 1879-1973
  • Amalgamated Union of Upholsterers: balance sheets 1907-37
  • Amalgamated Union of Upholsterers, Liverpool: minutes 1891-1906
  • Amalgamated Union of Upholsterers, London: minutes 1936-46
  • Belfast Furnishing Trades Joint Committee: minute book 1940-45
  • Belfast Mill Sawyers: minutes 1874-88
  • Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union: annual reports, minutes 1971-85
  • Liverpool Journeymen Upholsterers Association: contribution register 1880-1900
  • London Upholsterers Society: piece price book 1840
  • National Amalgamated Furnishing Trades Association: records incl minutes, annual reports, monthly reports, London District out-of-work book, London District branch registers, cash book 1902-1968
  • National Federation of Furnishing Trade Union: minutes 1937-42
  • National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives, Olney Branch No 4: minutes 1970-72
  • National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives, Long Eaton Branch: minutes 1939-73
  • National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives, Branch 5SF, Belfast: minutes 1950-71
  • National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives, Branch 101, Belfast Polishers: minutes 1949-54
  • National Union of Musical Instrument Makers, Durham Branch: contribution book 1960-79
  • Organ Builders Trade Society: minutes, Durham District Out of Work book, Manchester Branch income and expenditure book 1906-72
  • United French Polishers, London: minutes 1902-3
  • Upholsterers Trade Society, East London Branch: minute book and register of members 1889-91
  • Upholsterers Union, Liverpool: contribution register and Sick Pay/Out of Work payment book 1896-1913
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