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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Cinema, Drama and Performing Arts

National, Special and University

Bodleian Library

  • Sir Hugh Carleton Greene (1910-87), broadcaster, director general of the BBC (addnl): papers

British Architectural Library

  • George Ramon, architect: designs for restaurant, ship and hotel interiors and stage designs 1926-75

British Film Institute

  • Hugh Baddeley (b1912), film director and producer: working papers
  • Hughie Green (1920-97), actor and television presenter: scrapbooks
  • Michael Orrom (1920-97), film director and producer: working papers
  • Sir David Terence Puttnam (b1941), film director and producer: further production records
  • John Shearman (1912-96), director and scriptwriter: working papers
  • London Scientific Film Society: minute book and programmes 1947-60

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • George Glanville Barker (1913-91), poet and writer: poems and plays (Add MSS 73495-6)
  • Margaret Ramsey (d1991), play agent: business and personal corresp
  • Timberlake Wertenbaker, playwright: plays, corresp and papers

Dublin University, Trinity College Library

  • Samuel Beckett (1906-89), author and dramatist: corresp with Barbara Bray, BBC radio producer (TCD MS 10948)

Glasgow University Library

  • Alistair Livingstone, set designer: notes, models and audio tapes rel to the ballet Tales of Hoffman (Livingstone Collection)
  • Citizens Theatre, Glasgow: set designs 20th cent (Molly MacEwan Collection)
  • Metropole Theatre, Glasgow: corresp, scripts and papers

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • Edinburgh Festival Society (addnl): papers 1967-97 (Acc 11518)
  • Scottish Music Hall Society: manuscripts and photograph collection 20th cent (Acc 11446)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Philip Henry Burton (1904-95), theatre director, adoptive father of Richard Burton: literary manuscripts (NLW MSS 23542-5D)

University of Newcastle, The Robinson Library

  • Sid Chaplin (1916-86), writer: diaries, corresp and papers

Theatre Museum

  • Reginald Arkell, author and dramatist (d1959): papers rel to plays and song-writing
  • Anna Ivanova: papers and photographs
  • Ann Jellicoe: papers rel to community plays
  • Anna Ricarda, dancer, choreographer and teacher: papers
  • George Ramon (d1984), architect and set designer: set designs and sketches
  • Black Mime Theatre: records
  • Michael Codron Productions, theatre producers and managers, London: financial records
  • Leslie Faber Productions: papers 1908-09
  • King George Pension Fund for Actors and Actresses: records
  • C Cox: manuscript account of pantomimes seen on stage 1826

Local Repositories in England

Birmingham City Archives

  • George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), playwright: corresp with Sir Barry Jackson, theatre director (MS 2129)

Cheshire Record Office

  • Majestic Picture House Ltd, Macclesfield: weekly returns 1934-83 (D5397)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Buxton borough (addnl): records incl papers rel to Pavilion Gardens and theatres c1890-1990 (D1323)

Essex Record Office

  • Dorothy Jordan (1762-1816), actress: deed of covenant with William, Duke of Clarence and papers rel to debts 1811-20 (D/DU 1379)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Kings Theatre, Hammersmith: architects plans c1901 (DD/952)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Lambeth Methodist Mission (addnl): church and cinema records 19th-20th cent (1997/19)

Manchester Local Studies Unit: Archives

  • Order of the Magi (Manchester Magic Society): records 1909-80 (M632/restricted)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Playhouse (addnl): records 1987-89 (DDNP)
  • Nottingham Music and Drama Festival: records 1909-96 (acc 5219)

Oldham Archives Service

  • Oldham Repertory Theatre Club: minutes 1952-69

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Old Banburians Dramatic Society: records 20th cent (4186)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • South London Film Society: records 20th cent

Surrey Record Office

  • Theatre Royal and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford: records 20th cent (4580)
  • Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead: records c1950-97 (6368)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Thespians: minutes 1995-97 (MISC 930)

Local Repositories in Wales

Anglesey County Record Office

  • Holyhead Empire Theatre Company: records 1924-74 (WM 1805)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Aberdeen City Archives

  • Aberdeen Arts Centre Film Club: treasurers records 1967-79 (DD17)

Ayrshire Archives

  • West Sound Radio PLC: records 1981-95

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Motherwell Empire Ltd, theatre management company: records 1919-60 (U63)