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Major Accessions to Repositories 1996 relating to the Performing Arts

National, Special and University

British Film Institute

  • Mike Hodges (b1932), film director: papers (uncatalogued)
  • David Terence Puttnam (b1941), film producer (addnl): papers (uncatalogued)
  • Clive Donner (b1926), film director (addnl): papers (uncatalogued)

British Library, Department of Manuscripts

  • Kenneth Peacock Tynan (1927-80), theatre critic: letters to Julian Holland
  • Sir Charles Blake Cochran (1872-1951), theatrical manager and producer: his copy of Denis Mackail's biography of JM Barrie interleaved with letters to Cochran from Barrie, Shaw, James Agate and others (Add MS 72712)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Gilbert Cannan (1884-1955), novelist and dramatist: novels, writings and corresp with his biographer (Add 9388)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Edinburgh International Festival Fringe: business corresp and papers
  • Gateway Theatre Company: minute books
  • Eddie Boyd: scripts and other writings
  • Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow: business and financial papers
  • Scottish Ballet: board papers, financial records and corresp
  • Mayfest, Glasgow: accounts, minutes and box office returns
  • Osborne Henry Mavor (1888-1951), playwright as James Bridie: papers and corresp rel to his work with Citizens' Theatre

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

  • Major-General Brian Daunt: papers incl three plays rel to his military career 1943-56

Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Rosie Goldsmith, radio producer: scripts and audio tapes of Diverging Dominions 1996

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Studies

  • Brian Lapping, television producer: papers rel to television series The Fall of the Wall 1994

London University Library

  • Brian Lapping Associates (addnl): research notes and other material for television programme on the Watergate affair 1994 (ULL MSS 976)

National Library of Ireland

  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist and politician: letters to Richard Peake 1777-1807
  • Abbey Theatre Lectures Committee: minute book 1918-19

National Library of Scotland

  • Edinburgh Film Festival: records and photographic archive 1945-90 (Acc 11308)
  • Osborne Henry Mavor, playwright as James Bridie: corresp and papers 1904-88 (Acc 11309-10)

Reading University Library

  • John Courtenay Trewin (1908-90), theatre critic: papers

Scottish Catholic Archives

  • Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh: deeds incl some rel to Theatre Royal

Theatre Museum

  • Ruby Miller (1896-1976), actress: memoirs and ephemera (RP96/227)
  • Ambassadors Theatre, London: records (RP96/416)
  • Arts Council of Great Britain records 1945-94 (RP94/261)
  • Intimate Theatre, London: account books (RP96/1545)
  • Wyndham's Theatre, London: records (RP96/2128)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Michael Francis O'Donovan, writer and journalist as Frank O'Connor: The Lost Legion with author's MS additions 1936 (MS 10899)
  • Kathleen O'Brien, playwright and author as Kate O'Brien: lecture notes 1973 (MS 10941/3)

Local Repositories in England

Birmingham City Archives

  • Philip Donnellan (b1924), television and film producer (addnl): misc papers (CPA addl)

Lewisham Local Studies & Archives

  • Company of Crown Players Theatre, London: records 1943-74

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Playhouse (addnl): newscuttings and production photographs 1989-93 (DD NP)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Oxford Playhouse (addnl): records 20th cent (Accs 4077, 4079)

Surrey Record Office

  • The Otherwise Club, Barn Theatre, Shere: plays written by Vernon Gardner, and Vernon Gardener and Neville Masterman nd (5341)
  • Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead: records c1969-95 (6356)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Rustington Players Amateur Dramatic Society Committee: minute books 1921-89 (Acc 10337)
  • Chichester Festival Theatre (addnl): records 1992-94 (Acc 10409)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Leyburn Women's Fellowship, Youth Drama Festival and Literary Society: records (Z.648)