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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Womens History

National, Special and University

University of Birmingham, University Library

  • Miss Laurence Alma-Tadema, writer: letters (3) to GH Boughton 1898
  • Annie Lambert: journal (2 vols) 1845-46
  • Lydia Ann Nicholson: notes of a journey from Versailles to Florence 1820

British Library, Department of Manuscripts

  • Princess Charlotte Augusta, daughter of George IV: letters to Margaret Elphinstone 1811-17
  • Katherine Manners, Duchess of Buckingham: financial papers 1627-35 (Add MS 71601 A)
  • Anne Dawson, daughter of a Nonconformist minister of Rochdale: diary 1721-22 (Add MS 71626)
  • Anna Wickham (1884-1947), poet: papers (Add MSS 71877-96)

Oriental and India Office Collections

  • Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope, traveller and eccentric: letters (2) rel to advice for females undertaking desert travel 1813 (MSS Eur C 740)
  • Euphemia Margaret Stokes, educational missionary in Madras: corresp 1937-72 (MSS Eur 9596/34)

University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library

  • Jessie Crum, later Stewart, of Newnham College: travel diary and archaeological notes on Greece, made during a visit with her tutor Jane Ellen Harrison 1901 (Add MS 9312)
  • [Miss] Moore (niece of Sir John and Sir Graham): diary and sermon notes 1831-45 (Add MS 9343)

University of Cambridge, Churchill Archives Centre

  • Lady Sasha Young (d1993): corresp and papers (YONG)

University of Dublin, Trinity College Library

  • Frances Feehan, music critic, wife of Mervyn Wall: papers (MS 10857)

University of Durham, University Library

  • Rachel Hassan, Church Missionary Society missionary in the Sudan: corresp and papers 1944-88 (G//S 1121)

University of Edinburgh, University Library

  • Miss Marjorie Rackstraw OBE: papers rel to social work in London and elsewhere 20th cent (E95/81)

University of Glasgow, University Library

  • Christina Hunter Lawson: letters, mainly to her nephew Stephen with biographical appreciation and genealogical table by Ruth Lawson Webb 1910-63 (4595)

Business Record Centre

  • Electrical Association for Women, Scotland branch: papers 1958-86 (UGD 353)

University Archives, University of Glasgow

  • Lady Marion Fraser (b1932), High Commissioner of the Church of Scotland: papers

University of Hull, Brynmor Jones Library

  • National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers (Hull and District Association) (addnl): records 1980-94

Imperial War Museum

  • Mrs Rhoda N Bickerdike: papers rel to her appointment as a United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration welfare officer in the American zone of Germany 1945-46
  • Mrs Joan Morton: papers rel to her service with the Womens Auxiliary Service (Burma) in India and Burma 1941-48
  • Mrs Ann Shepperd: diary of a housewife in South London during the Blitz 1940
  • Mrs JD Van Den Bergh Schmitz: letters from an elderly Dutch citizen living in Amsterdam during the German occupation 1942-45

Institution of Electrical Engineers Archive Department

  • Womens Engineering Society, Verena Holmes Lecture Fund: papers 1981-94 (NAEST 94)
  • International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists: papers, incl files of photographs 1967-81 (NAEST 132)

University of Liverpool, University Archives

  • Mary Kingsley, African explorer: corresp incl letters to George Macmillan, publisher, and his wife Margaret 1896-1900 (D674)

University of London, University Library

  • Frances Khan, writer: poetry 20th cent (ULL MS 947)
  • Opal Whiteley (?1897-1992), alias Francoise DOrleans, American writer: papers (ULL MSS 948-49)

British Library of Political and Economic Science

  • Dr Nina Fishman: papers rel to tactical voting 87 campaign and the later organisation Common Voice c1980-94 (FISHMAN)

School of Oriental and African Studies, London University

  • Thomas William Bach, worker for London Missionary Society in Southern India, and Lucy Bach: letters, photographs and printed material 1894-1900 (CWM archive)
  • Mary Elizabeth (Diane) Noakes (1911-83), secretary of the Working Party of the Congress of Peoples: corresp and papers (PPMS 56)

University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library

  • Dawson Jackson (c1910-95), poet: corresp and papers, incl those of Joan Hart, Jacksons wife, an author and Carcanet editor

National Army Museum, Department of Archives, Photographs, Film and Sound

  • Junior Commander Margot Marshall, Auxiliary Territorial Service: corresp and papers 1941-45 (9502-99)
  • Major Isabel Constance Catharine Vaughan-Morgan (nee Burrell), Auxiliary Territorial Service and Womens Royal Army Corps (Territorial Army): papers 1945-83 (9512-172)

National Museums and Galleries on Mersyside/A>

  • Anne Smith, stewardess with Cunard Line: papers and ephemera c1920-33 (DX/1560)

Natural History Museum

  • Pamela Lamplugh Robinson (1919-94), geologist and vertebrate palaeontologist: corresp and papers rel to work on fossil vertebrates (Earth Sciences Library BRN 297239)

University of Newcastle, The Robinson Library

  • Mary Moorman (d1994), biographer of Wordsworth, daughter of GM Trevelyan: corresp and family papers [n.b. papers rel to Wordsworth divided with Wordsworth Library, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9SG]

University of Nottingham, University Library

  • Dorothy Casberat-Boteler: diary rel to her cruise to Norway, Spitzbergen and Iceland 1900 (ACC 1370)
  • Audrey Beecham (d1989), warden of Florence Boot Hall, University of Nottingham (addnl): papers (10 boxes) (ACC 1409)

University of Oxford, Bodleian Library

  • Evelyn Emmet (1901-75), Baroness Emmet of Amberley (addnl): corresp (MSS Eng c 5721-37 etc)

University of Reading, University Library

  • Nan Youngman OBE (1906-95), artist: corresp and papers rel to her work of promoting art through education

Religious Society of Friends in Britain

  • Tottenham and Edmonton Female Anti-slavery Society: minutes 1828-37
  • Louisa Hoare: memoir of Samuel Hoare Junior 1835

Representative Church Body Library

  • Female Orphan House, Dublin: records 1790-1991 (MS 517)
  • Pleasants Female Orphan Asylum, Dublin: records 1818-1929 (MS 517)

Society of Antiquaries of London

  • Dorothy Charlesworth, artist: corresp and papers rel to glass from archaeological sites in England 1957-73 (MS 966)

Theatre Museum

  • Millie Howe, music hall artiste: full script, designs, score and production notes for the music hall sketch The Devil Bird performed by her (RP 95/718)
  • Osiris Players, all-women theatre group: records c1930-70s (RP 95/901)
  • Prudence Hyman, ballet dancer: photographs rel to several dances in sequence (RP 95/2002)

Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • Katherine MacDonnell, Marchioness of Antrim: papers rel to the sale to her daughter Lady Mary Herbert of a quantity of plate and jewels 1637 (MSL 1995/4/1)
  • Ursula Sternberg: letter to Jan van der Wateren 1995 (MSL 1995/5)

Archive of Art and Design

  • Thea Porter, fashion designer: misc papers incl unpublished autobiographical material (AAD/1995/4)
  • Betty Newmarch, fashion designer: misc papers (AAD/1995/16)
  • Jacqueline Groag, textile and wallpaper designer: misc papers (AAD/1995/17)

University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre

  • Margaret Stacey, sociologist (addnl): papers from her research for Regulating British medicine, the General Medical Council (Chichester 1992) (MS 184)

Wellcome Institute Library, Department of Western Manuscripts

  • Lady Ann Fanshawe, wife of Sir Richard Fanshawe: recipe book compiled from 1651 (MS 7113)
  • Charles Lewis Meryon, personal physician to Lady Hester Stanhope: Travels of Lady Hester Stanhope (London, 1846) vol III, pt 2, extensively annotated by the author (MS 7116)

Contemporary Medical Archives Centre

  • Philip Rainsford Evans (1910-90), paediatrician, and his wife Dr Barbara Evans (1909-95) pathologist, author and journalist: papers of Philip Evans rel mainly to his work in Vietnam, plus material rel to Barbara Evans research and career and further papers rel to Dr Helena Wright, whose biography she wrote, which will be added to the Wright papers in the CMAC (PP/PRE, PP/HRW)
  • Dr Henry Foy and Dr Athena Kondi of the Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Kenya: research papers c1948-85, mainly rel to haematological disorders and vitamin B deficiencies in the tropics (PP/FAK)
  • Dr Jean Guy, radiologist: student notebooks from London Medical College 1963-66
  • Dorothy M Newhall: diary as a nurse in Serbia and sanitary inspector, Serbian Relief Fund 1915-19 (GC/165)
  • Dr Mary J Wilmers, paediatrician: notes and papers c1950-70 (GC/184)
  • Moya Woodside: reports and history of the Edinburgh Brook Centre c1980-89 (GC/39)

St Georges Chapel Windsor

  • Arthur Stafford Crawley, canon of Windsor, and his wife, Anstice Katharine Crawley: diaries (31 vols) 1894-1948 (M126 addnl)

University of York, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

  • Dame Christian Howard and the York Diocesan Movement for the Ordination of Women: papers c1960-90 (Dame Christians papers rel to her activities on the central body of the MOW have been given to the Fawcett Library)

Local Repositories in England

Berkshire Record Office

  • Lady East of Hall Place, Hurley: diary 1791-92 (D/EX 1306)

Chester City Record Office

  • Womens World Day of Prayer Committee, Chester branch: minute book 1949-90 (CR753)

Cumbria Record Office

  • Barrow Business and Professional Womens Club: volumes containing transcripts of the Councillor Edith A Ward Memorial Lectures on womens achievements 1952-90 (BD/SO 69)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Cromford Womens Institute: records 1933-86 (D4409)

Devon Record Office

  • Reverend Richard Champernowne, rector of Dartington and his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Champernowne: diaries 1872-90 (D 5355)

Essex Record Office

  • Lucy Thoumaian, wife of professor G Thoumaian, Armenian exile: papers rel to their campaign to free Armenian prisoners and the Armenian Home for Orphans and Destitute Boys c1890-1940 (D/DU 1777)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Mrs EA Roberts, midwife, Cinderford: midwifery case registers 1905-37 (D7174)

Hereford Record Office

  • Herefordshire Federation of Womens Institutes: reminiscences and interviews from local institutes 1900-60 (BK13)

Humberside County Archives Service

  • Boynton Womens Institute: minutes 1962-70 (DDX)
  • Nafferton Young Wives Group: records 1968-93 (DDX 564)

South Humberside Area Archive Office

  • Grimsby Hebrew Congregation: records incl those rel to Jewish Womens Guild and photocopies of various personal papers 1876-1986 (1000 addnl)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Girl Guides Association, Lancashire area: records 1971-94 (DDX 867)
  • Blackpool Business and Professional Womens Club: records 1943-94 (DDX 2056)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Leicester Womens Art Club: records 1961-94 (DE 4694)

Greater Manchester: Bury Archive Service

  • Jean Gibson, youth organiser, Bury: papers 1944-46 (FJG)

Greater Manchester, Manchester Central Library

  • Strangeways Prison: female register 1871-73 (M600)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Ruth Hesketh of Appley Bridge: diary 1937-90 (ACC 2986)

Merseyside, Liverpool Record Office and Local History Department

  • Mrs Esther Jane Weir, Liverpool writer: diaries and literary MSS c1960-94 (ACC 5082)

West Midlands: Birmingham Central Library

  • Dr Molly Barrow, physician and welfare rights campaigner: papers rel to establishment of Sparkbrook Family Centre and related topics 1929-70 (MS 1914)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Sarah Ann Nichols, attendant of Anna Gurney, Anglo-Saxon scholar travelling in Europe: transcript of diary 1836 (FX 38)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Anne Henrietta Norris: diaries 1886-89 (4046)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Suffolk West Federation of Womens Institutes (addnl): records 1929-91 (GH 503,508)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Hon Agnes Eden of Wangford: diaries and recollections of tours in Brittany and Scotland 1886-1935 (869)
  • G Fanny J Foster, photographer, linguist, and mayor of Southwold: diaries and papers 1923-74 (922)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Barbara Jeake: drawings (photocopies) (ACC 6579)
  • Blatchington Mill Womens Institute: records 1984-91
  • Buxted Womens Institute: records 1974-88
  • Arlington and Dicker Womens Institute: corresp and scrapbook 1968-88
  • Cooden Womens Institute: newspaper cuttings book 1965-94
  • Heathfield Tower Womens Institute: corresp and scrapbooks 1905-94
  • Horam Evening Womens Institute: records 1974-92
  • Ridgewood Womens Institute: records 1990-91
  • Kingston Womens Institute: committee minute book 1980-87 (ACC 6618)
  • Maria Beeching of Catsfield: diary (transcript) 1880-82 (ACC 6636)
  • Arlington and Dicker Womens Institute: records 1967-85 (WI 16)
  • Ringmer Sisterhood: records 1941-95 (ACC 6707)

West Sussex Record Office

  • West Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes (addnl): records 1932-84 (ACC 9966)
  • Sussex Medical Womens Federation: records 1949-89 (ACC 10137)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne Methodist Womens Fellowship: accounts 1971-95
  • Jesmond Methodist Church Womens Fellowship: minutes and cash book 1953-80
  • Birtley Welfare Ladies Bowling Club: photographs and newscuttings 1939-93
  • Northern Womens Bowling Association: records 1931-94 (SX46)
  • South Shields Business and Professional Womens Club: records 1943-94 (S/BPWI)
  • National British Womens Total Abstinence Union, Two Ball Lonnen branch: records 1932-87 (SX47)
  • Pelaw Womens Institute: records 1955-88 (S/WI1)
  • Emily Marks: papers 1882-95

Warwickshire: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Mrs EF Waldron, Mayoress, Chairman of the Local Information Committee of the Ministry of Information, and Evacuation Officer for Stratford-upon-Avon: papers rel to wartime activities in Stratford-upon-Avon 1939-44 (DR 900)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Phyllis M Sayner: hunting diaries 1955-62 (MIC 3008) (ZDE)

North Yorkshire: York City Archives

  • Nellie Battrick, nanny in India: letters to her family in York 1930-37

South Yorkshire: Barnsley Archive Service

  • Barnsley Business and Professional Womens Club: records 20th cent (A/1825/G)

South Yorkshire: Sheffield Archives

  • Dora Mart: journal while at Paris finishing school c1899 (1995/15)
  • Lucy Jowett: journal of trip to America and Canada 1872 (1995/34)
  • Gregory family: letters from the front during World War I and memoirs of Anne Gregory 1915-c70 (1995/81)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale District Archives

  • Halifax Holy Trinity and Secondary Schools: school books of Gladys Craven for various subjects c1914-24 (MISC 890)
  • Moorside Girls School, Ovenden: labour certificate of Mary Alice Hartley 1888 (MISC 892)
  • Princess Mary High School Old Girls Guild, Halifax: records 1914-88 (PMG)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus District Council, Local Studies Library

  • Montrose Ladies Clothing Society: records 1838-1928 (X/467)
  • Isabella Cunningham, Brechin: corresp with Charles Jamieson of London 1912-51 (X/473)

Perth and Kinross District Archive

  • Perthshire Womens Unionist Association/Conservative and Unionist Association, Blairgowrie and Rattray branch: records 1908-52 (MS152)

Local Repositories in the Channel Islands

  • Professor Vivienne Myine: papers rel to her life in Jersey and her imprisonment in France by the Germans during the occupation of the Island c1940-49 (JA/63)