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Major Accessions to Repositories 1996 relating to Women

National, Special and University

Aberdeen University, Department of Special Collections and Archives

  • Helen Beaton, writer: MS of At the Back O'Bennachie 1915 (AUL MS 3477)

Bodleian Library

  • Elizabeth Lewis, wife of Sir George Lewis, 1st Bt: papers (MSS Dep c 831-53, d 846, e 393)
  • Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood (1910-97), historian: working papers

British Library, Department of Manuscripts

  • Elizabeth, Lady Ralegh wife of Sir Walter: letters to her brother Sir Nicholas Carey of Beddington 1611-23 (Add MS 72709)
  • Lamb family of Melbourne Hall, Derbyshire. papers incl those of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, his wife Lady Caroline Lamb and his sister Lady Palmerston c1751-1869

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

  • Mary Victoria Curzon, wife of George Nathaniel Curzon: corresp 1887-1906 (MSS Eur F306)

British Library of Political and Economic Science

  • Jean Henderson, barrister, lecturer and Liberal Party activist: papers 1939-80 (HENDERSON)
  • Mary McIntosh, sociologist: papers rel to gay and feminist politics c1960-80 (MCINTOSH)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Lady Maud Hoare, Viscountess Templewood (addnl): personal corresp and papers 1910-62
  • Volume containing a MS account of the coronation of Anne Boleyn, heraldic 'obituaries' 1585-98, lists of Knights of the Garter c1470-1590, ordinances on precedence, descent of baronies etc. (Add 9374)
  • Maria Aufrère, later Squires: commonplace book c1795-1834 (Add 9353)
  • Dorothea Oschinsky (1910-95), historian: doctoral thesis and letters from other historians (Add 9355)
  • Daphne du Maurier, novelist: letters to Régis Bouis 1957-68 (Add 9395)

Canterbury City and Cathedral Archives

  • Lisa Rawlinson, archaeologist: notebook of Cathedral excavations 1888 (DCc/Fabric 109)

Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections

  • William Charles Franklyn Plomer, author: letters to Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood 1952-69 (Misc. 1995/96:16)
  • Elizabeth Surtees of Hamsterley: MS anthology of verse 19th cent (Misc. 1995/96:9)

Fawcett Library

  • Harriet Martineau (1802-76), writer: corresp and papers (7/HRM - uncatalogued)
  • Josephine Butler Society (addnl): minutes, policy papers, corresp, campaign and resource files 1902-95 (7/JBS - rough accession survey)
  • Movement for the Ordination of Women (addnl): records incl some of Dame Christian Howard c1978-96 (6/MOW3 - uncatalogued)
  • Women in Media and associated organisations and individuals: records 1970-96 (6/WIM2 - accession survey)
  • Kathleen Halpin, Fawcett Library Trustee: papers 1923-90
  • Dr Enid Hutchinson (d1996), educationalist: papers (7/ENH - not yet documented)
  • Older Women's Education Group records (5/OWE - not yet documented)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Miriam Hebron, educational psychologist: research papers c1960-80
  • Florence Margaret Smith, poet as Stevie Smith: corresp with L Horvat c1950-60
  • Bob Wynn: typescript biography of Vera Joan Maynard Labour MP

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents

  • Miss Muriel HD Maclean: papers rel to her service with the WRNS at Arromanches following the D-Day landings 1944
  • Mrs Resy Peake: papers rel to her service with Mechanised Transport Corps 1939-46

Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Madge Gill, Institute of Education: report on racial policy in colonial areas 1953
  • Rosie Goldsmith, radio producer: scripts and audio tapes of Diverging Dominions 1996

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Fairhurst papers (addnl): papers rel to the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, and letters to John Whitgift, archbishop of Canterbury, 1587-89

Leeds University, Brotherton Library, Liddle Collection

  • Mrs Sybil White, wife of a conscientious objector: diaries 1916-18

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Lady Liddell Hart: personal corresp with friends and colleagues of Sir Basil Liddell Hart 1970-96 (See also ref: LH1)

Museum of Welsh Life

  • Ethel Lavinia Davies: log book while pupil at Aber-carn Girls' School (3713)
  • Mary Miller, The Court, Abermule, Montgomeryshire: diary 1891 (3731/1-3)

National Library of Ireland

  • Solicitors copies of letters and documents rel to the divorce of William Henry O'Shea and Katherine O'Shea 1890

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Lady Amy Parry-Williams (1910-88): papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Louisa Jane McDonnell, Countess of Antrim: diaries 1890-1909 (MIC/615)

Reading University Library

  • Dorothy Edwards (1903-34), writer: literary papers and corresp

Representative Church Body Library

  • Girls Friendly Society, Ireland: records 1871-1977 (MS 578)

Rhodes House Library

  • Flora Shaw, Lady Lugard (1852-1929): papers

Royal Commonwealth Society Library

  • Margaret Joyce Field, writer and anthropologist: papers rel to a murder trial in the Supreme Court of the Gold Coast 1944 (MSS 448)

Swansea University Library Archives

  • Isobel Westcott, former English lecturer: research notes 1925-76 (1996/23)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Dame Barbara Hepworth, sculptor: corresp c1950-75 (TGA 965)
  • Joan Warburton (b1920), painter: corresp and papers 1937-94 (TGA 968)
  • Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, painter: letters to Anita Bartle rel to his painting 'Anita' 1905 (TGA 969)
  • Isobel Rawsthorne (b1912), painter: corresp and papers 1934-91 (TGA 9612)

Theatre Museum

  • Ruby Miller (1896-1976), actress: memoirs and ephemera (RP96/227)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Barbara Hemphill (d1858), writer: literary MSS (MSS 10869-72)
  • Martha Amelia Bernard, mother of John Henry Bernard (archbishop of Dublin and provost of Trinity College Dublin): diary kept while in India 1862-63 (MS 10882)
  • Edith Anna Somerville, writer: notebook 1893 (MS 10883)
  • Violet Florence Martin, writer as Martin Ross: misc literary MSS and papers 1907-22 (MSS 10884-86)
  • Kathleen O'Brien, playwright and author as Kate O'Brien: lecture notes 1973 (MS 10941/3)
  • Edward Synge, bishop of Elphin: letters to his daughter Alicia 1746-52

Victoria & Albert Musuem, Archive of Art and Design

  • Society of Women Artists records 1922-94 (AAD/1996/7)

Wellcome Institute, Contemporary Medical Archives Centre

  • Letitia Denny Fairfield (1885-1974), barrister and senior medical officer of London County Council: misc papers (GC/193)
  • Dame Honor Bridget Fell (1900-86), biologist and director of Strangeways Research Laboratory (addnl): notebooks (PP/HBF)
  • Central Midwives Board Register: register of cases handled by Mrs Nora Hains 1935-41 (GC/202)
  • Medical Womens Federation (addnl): papers of Dr AE Sanderson rel to her work on menstrual hygiene in girls and women c1920-30 (SA/MWF)
  • Queens Nursing Institute (addnl): records 1842-1939 (SA/QNI)
  • Wendy Diane Savage (b1935), obstetrician and gynaecologist: personal papers and records rel to GMC inquiry into her (PP/WDS)
  • Dame Mary Ann Dacomb Scharlieb, physician: corresp incl some of her son Herbert 1880-1912 (GC/190)
  • Dr Anne Summers, medical historian: letters rel to Women's Hour broadcast on health before the NHS 1987 (GC/208)
  • Dame Janet Maria Vaughan (1899-1993), principal of Somerville College and pathologist: papers rel to Emergency Blood Transfusion Service, the liberation of Belsen and social medicine (GC/186)

Wellcome Institute, Department of Wstern Manuscripts

  • Arthur Hugh Clough, poet: memorandum of conversations with Florence Nightingale 1859 (MS 7204)

Local Repositories in England

Birmingham City Archives

  • Mrs AR Thompson of Erdington: papers rel to her work for the Womens Voluntary Service for Civil Defence c1960-70 (MS 2049)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • Womens Voluntary Service, Aylesbury: personnel and other records 1943-73 (AR 113/96)

Bury Archive Service

  • National Federation of Business and Professional Womens Club, Bury branch: records 1945-96 [GPW] (1996/004)

Cheshire Record Office

  • County High School for Girls, Macclesfield: governors minutes and log book 1945-90 (Acc 5260)

Chester Archives

  • Malpas Womens Institute records 1919-95 (CR792)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Cumbria South Guides Association (addnl): Windermere guides, minutes and other records 1980-90 (WDSo 42)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Markeaton Girls School, Derby: admission register 1969-75 (D4535)
  • Buxton Girls Friendly Society records 20th cent (D4510)
  • Derby Company Girls Life Brigade: minutes 1911-41 (D4624)
  • Wallace Tivey, seaman: letters to his wife 1931-52 (D4567)
  • Derbyshire Mothers Union, individual branches: records 20th cent (D3998, D4601-07, D4609)

Devon Record Office

  • Champernowne family of Dartington: accounts, estate and effects of Mrs Jane Champernowne 1780-81 (D5481)
  • Mrs DH Woolner: notes rel to the building of Roughbrook House 1996 (D4362/1)

Durham Record Office

  • Virginia Surtees, author (addnl): personal and family papers 20th cent (D/X 772, 1022)
  • Durham County Federation of Womens Institutes (addnl): records 20th cent (D/WI)

Essex Record Office

  • National Federation of Business and Professional Womens Club, Chelmsford branch: records 1945-74 (D/Z 304)

Greenwich Local History Library

  • Miss Ursula PB Mott of Greenwich: diaries 1936-93

Hackney Archives Department

  • Diane Julie Abbott MP (addnl): records c1990-95

Hampshire Record Office

  • Various Womens Institutes in Hampshire 1918-90 (96M96)

Hertfordshire Record Office

  • Waterford Womens Institute: minutes and other records 1923-90 (Acc 3105)
  • St Albans Diocese Mothers Union records 1891-1995 (D/Acc 831)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Dr Beatrice Ellis (née White-Jervis), Felixstowe: diaries 1952-80 (HA425)
  • Arethusa, Lady Harland: commonplace book 1827-33 (HD1818)
  • Suffolk County Guides Association records c1917-96 (G13435)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Barton Womens Institute records 1984-93 (WIBA 1 Acc 8080)
  • Parbold Womens Institute: minutes, record books and attendance registers 1947-87 (WIPB Acc 8065)
  • Miss JM Gardner of Heysham: diaries 1937-71 (DDX 1899 Accs 7965, 7994)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • Beryl Edith Loveridge, headmistress of Starcross School and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School: informal log books 1975-89 (ACC3774)
  • Diocese of London, Mothers Union: records 1890-1995 (ACC/3696)

Manchester Local Studies Unit

  • Central Manchester High School For Girls (addnl): records 1905-82 (M66/addl)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Catherine Hall of Southery, rector's wife: diary 1895-96 (MC 641)
  • Diocese of Norwich, Mothers Union: minutes, reports, accounts and branch records 1901-95 (SO 178)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottinghamshire Federation of Womens Institutes: minutes of executive and other committees, corresp and newsletters c1950-90 (Acc 5054)
  • Standing Conference of Womens Organisations, Nottinghamshire branch: minutes, corresp, and programmes c1945-80 (Acc 5144)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Oxford Bluecoat School for Girls records 1756-1926 (Acc 4183)

Portsmouth City Museum & Records Office

  • National British Womens Total Abstinence Union, Southsea branch: records 1962-74 (1872A)

Rochester upon Medway City Archives

  • Honoria M Roebuck, family governess: diaries 1860-62 (DE496)

Sevenoaks Branch Archives Office

  • Miss N Shotter, private secretary to Earl Stanhope: personal papers (W/U27)

Surrey Record Office

  • Sir Robert and Lady Hunter of Haslemere and elsewhere: corresp rel to management of inherited estates in Bunwell and Fundenhall, Norfolk 1896-98 (5370)
  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service records 1939-70 (5380)
  • Chaworth Approved School for Girls, Ottershaw: records 1929-77 (6358)

Tyne & Wear Archives Service

  • Gosforth Central Ladies Bowling Club records 1940-83
  • South Shields West End Ladies Bowling Club records 1937-87
  • Victoria County Secondary Girls School, Gateshead: log book 1930-58
  • Newcastle Aged Female Society: annual reports 1992-95
  • Jane Maxwell Smith, diary 1826

Walsall Archives Service

  • Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison, nurse: letters to Kenyon Jones 1876-77 (Acc 887, 889)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Warwickshire Ladies County Golf Club: minute book 1900-09 (CR 3264)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Hindley: midwife's case registers 1905-24 (Acc 3036)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Cranborne Chase Girls School: minutes, accounts, admission records and corresp 1946-91

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Society of Friends, Guisborough: womens monthly meeting minutes 1737-87 (R/Q/G)
  • Leyburn Womens Fellowship, Youth Drama Festival and Literary Society: records (Z.648)

Local Repositories in Wales

Gwynedd, Caernarfon Area Record Office

  • Edern Womens Institute records 1937-88 (XM 10324)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus Archives

  • Charles Jamieson of London and Isabella Cunningham of Brechin: corresp and papers 1912-51
  • Catherine Hollingworth of Brechin: misc papers 1936-85

Dumfries & Galloway Archives

  • Maxwelltown, Gasstown and Noblehill Co-operative societies: womens guilds records 1944-71 (GGD 273)

City of Glasgow, Mitchell Library

  • Alison Louise Kennedy, author: working papers for books So I Am Glad and Original Bliss 1995-96 (891747)

Highland Council Archives

  • Miss M MacDougall, Inverness Museum curator and librarian: research papers rel to Inverness history 1936-60 (D390)

Local Repositories in the Isle of Man and Channel Islands

  • Lady Le Masurier: collection of papers rel to occupation 1943-45 (L/F/22)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Jill Drower, local historian: research papers rel to holiday camps (Acc 9646)