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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Art


Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Kenneth L Graham, artist and designer: artwork and papers c1920-70 (A/2036/F)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service

  • Book of nave paintings of Bedfordshire churches (Z 1045)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Carmarthen Sketch Club: records 20th cent

East Sussex Record Office

  • Percy Frederick Horton (1897-1970), painter: personal, professional and family records incl sketchbooks and photos (A7828)
  • Ronald Horton (1902-1981), painter and art lecturer: records rel to Communist activities in Brighton 1930-75 (A7828)
  • Phoenix Group of Artists, Brighton (formerly Sussex Womens Art Club): minutes, accounts and other papers 1927-94 (A7862)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Permanent Waves: minutes and files on women artists 1992-99 (Acc 1999/71)
  • South Glamorgan Women's Arts Festival: files 1992-99 (Acc 1999/71)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Carter family, Isle of Wight: papers incl plans of alterations to Alvington Manor, Carisbrooke 1869 and sketches by Edward Carter 19th cent ( 1 box) (AC 99/90)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Artists League of Great Britain: financial corresp 1986-87 (Acc B99/122)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Artists Gallery Ltd: records rel to the Contact Gallery in Norwich c1980-99 (Acc 1999/60)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • John Claude Nattes, topographical draughtsman: sketchbooks mainly of Castle Ashby and surrounding villages, incl those by his pupil Lady Frances Compton c1815-18

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Society of Artists (addnl): minutes, membership lists, catalogues and other records 1961-90 (Acc 5686)
  • Nottingham Trent University, School of Art and Design: Board and Faculty minutes, financial papers and other records 19th cent-1995 (Acc 5680)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Roy Turner Durrant, artist: diaries, corresp, exhibition catalogues and sketch books 1947-96 (HA 562)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Walsall Arts Association: records 1973-77 (251/968)

Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library

  • Haydn Reynolds Rogers Mackey, painter, illustrator and war artist: photocopies of corresp and papers 1915-18 (Acc 10218)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Esther Inglis, calligrapher: illuminated MS summary of St Matthew's Gospel 1607 (Acc 11821)
  • David Roberts, painter: letters (45) 1831-53 (Accs 11760, 11819)

National Library of Wales

  • John Elwyn (1916-1997), painter: corresp and papers (NLW MSS 23797-804)
  • Sir William Goscombe John (1860-1952), sculptor: papers (NLW MSS 23749-50)
  • Ray Howard-Jones (1903-1996), artist: papers (Ray Howard-Jones Papers)
  • Henry Clarence Whaite (1828-1912), painter: papers (Clarence Whaite Papers)
  • Association of Visual Arts in Wales (formerly the Association of Artists and Designers in Wales): records incl accounts c1974-98 (Association of Artists and Designers in Wales)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Belfast Art Gallery and Museum: corresp, financial records, diaries, building and architectural papers 1888-1965 (D/4228)

States of Guernsey Island Archives Service

  • William Arthur Toplis (1857-1941) artist: corresp and invoices 1887-1938

Tate Gallery Archive

  • John Christopherson (1921-1996): corresp from painters and sculptors and misc records (TGA 9916)
  • Elizabeth Einberg: research material on the life and paintings of George Lambert (1710-1765) (TGA 9917)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein: letters to his daughter Peggy Jean Lewis and her first husband 1953-59 (TGA 993)
  • Michael Landay: misc source material, artwork and corresp rel to his work 'Scrapheap Services' 1995 (TGA 9910)
  • Barry Martin (b 1943): corresp, sketchbooks and misc material (TGA 9911)
  • Sir William Rothenstein: study collection of drawings, sketches and lithographs (TGA 997)
  • Henry Sibson (1795-1870): autobiography (TGA 9919)
  • Sir Stanley Spencer (1891-1959): sketchbook pages, manuscripts and drawings (TGA 998)
  • Stephen Willats: notebooks, drawings, files and other material rel to his work 'Metafilter' 1973-75 (TGA 999)
  • Painter and Sculptor Magazine: business and financial records, corresp with contributors, typescripts and proofs and publicity material 1957-64 (TGA 994)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Stewart Home, writer on underground art: papers c1980-99 (AAD/1999/5)
  • Crafts Council (addnl): records c1981-98 (AAD/1999/1)

Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • Frederick Goulding (1842-1909), master printer of copper plate: letters (13) from various etchers and engravers (MSL/1999/10)
  • Thomas Jeckyll, painter: corresp and designs with Edward and Mary Green 19th cent (MSL/1999/8)
  • Edward Johnston (1872-1944), calligrapher and designer: album, instruction sheet and misc papers (MSL/1999/7)
  • William Henry Margetson (1861-1940), artist: account book thought to belong to him (MSL/1999/11)
  • Sir Isidore Spielmann (1854-1925), art expert: corresp (MSL/1999/2)
  • Letters patent with miniature of Henry VIII 1524 (MSL/1999/6)


Linnean Society of London

  • Bertram Evelyn Smythies (1912-1999): corresp and papers rel to publications in botany and ornithology, and illustrations and corresp rel to the Jill Smythies Award for Botanical Illustration
  • Florence Mary "Jill" Smythies: drawings and corresp on botanical illustrations

Royal Institute of British Architects Library

  • Henry Martineau Fletcher (1870-1953), architect: sketchbooks (10) and topographical drawings (28) c1893-1935 (1999.19)
  • Charles Holden (1875-1960), architect (addnl): topographical drawings, family photographs and ephemera (1999.9)
  • Edward Pierce (c1630-1695), sculptor: design for a pulpit c1680 (1999.8)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), artist and writer: letter to Jean Stewart (Add 8856/371)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Maud Franklin, model: letters (10) mainly to her daughter, Ione Tyler 1890-1941 (MS Whistler F568-77)
  • James McNeill Whistler, painter: letters to Matthew Elden and other documents 1866-83 (MS Whistler)

London University Library

  • Llewellyn Jones: letters from Thomas Sturge Moore c1920-25

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Anne Oliver Bell, editor and biographer: corresp rel to Bloomsbury set 1974-96 (SxMs70)