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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


Ayrshire Archives

  • G & H Kemp Theatres Ltd, Saltcoats and Stevenston: financial records, corresp, plans c1940-90 (Acc 386)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Croydon Community Theatre: records 1932-36 (Acc 473)
  • Croydon Festival of Drama: records 1967-99 (Acc 529)

Dorset Record Office

  • Charmouth Folk Dance Group: minute book 1949-58 (D/RRB)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lewes Little Theatre Ltd: minutes, accounts, deeds and membership records incl minutes of Lewes Theatre Club 1945-92 (A7897)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham: records 20th cent (D6978 Acc 8140)

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

  • Recordings, writings and ephemera rel to the life and works of Paul Robeson (LMA/4231)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Lensbury Theatre Group, Lambeth: records (1999/6)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Handstand Productions, theatre, film, television and music production co, Liverpool: records incl production notes, scripts, crew details and distribution agreements c1980-99 (Acc 5360)
  • Liverpool Playhouse (Liverpool Repertory Theatre): board minutes and other records c1911-80 (Acc 5363)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Manchester City Council Department of Libraries and Theatres: director's files rel to the development of the Bridgewater Hall 1989-90 (MPL/addnl)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Kings Lynn Arts Centre: records, incl those of Kings Lynn Festival c1950-99 (Acc 1999/79, 132)

North Highland Archive

  • Wick Players: scrapbooks and corresp rel to performances c1970-99 (P382)

Rochdale Local Studies Centre

  • Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society: records

Southampton Archives Office

  • Leslie John Thomas, author: literary papers incl texts of novels, scripts and screenplays (23 boxes) c1950-99: (D/Thomas)

Surrey History Centre

  • Isador Caplan (d 1994), solicitor, Richmond: private papers, incl rel to Richmond conservation campaigns and the English Stage Company (6563)

Walsall Local History Centre

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

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Gainsborough Players, Warrington: scrapbooks 1946-54 (MS 2807)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Festival Theatre Society: minutes 1997-98 (Acc 11420)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Clive Donner (b 1926), film director, producer and editor (addnl): corresp and photographs
  • JV Durden (1910-1998), director of natural history and scientific films: scripts, working notes and corresp
  • Trevor Griffiths (b 1935), playwright, screenwriter and director (addnl): scripts, working notes, corresp and research material
  • Peter Hopkinson (b 1920), documentary film maker (addnl): papers
  • Michael Orrom (1920-1997), documentary film maker and editor (addnl): papers
  • Topical Film Co Ltd, film mfrs, London: papers 1911-37

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Peter Richard Nichols (b 1927), playwright: papers
  • Michel St Denis (1897-1971), actor, director and drama teacher: papers
  • Maxwell Robert Guthrie Stewart Stafford-Clark, theatre director: diaries, commonplace books, rehearsal and performance scripts 1974-98

British Library, Music Collections

  • Harriet Cohen (1896-1967), pianist: corresp and papers (Deposit 1999/10)
  • Norman O'Neill (1875-1934), composer, and Adine O'Neill (1875-1947), pianist: papers (Deposit 1999/21)
  • Norman Stone (addnl): papers rel to the English singers 20th cent (Deposit 1999/07)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Edinburgh International Festival Society: further papers c1960-98 (Acc 11779)


Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Wildcat Stage Productions: records 20th cent (STA)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Peter Lewis, development director, Radio Studies Network: papers rel to community radio and television in the UK and worldwide (LEWIS)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Alfred Darbyshire (1839-1908), architect and amateur actor: scrapbooks (Acc 1999/14)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Corresp and papers rel to Paul Bernard's adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover 1979-87 (Acc 1603)

University of Bristol Theatre Collection

  • Ralph Adron, theatre designer: designs 1966-67 (199899/0055)
  • Frederick Crooke, designer: designs 1930-60 (199900/0039)
  • Rani Drew, playwright: script of 'Cleopatra' 1999 (199899/0073)
  • John Elvery, Head of Design at Bristol Old Vic: designs c1945-97 (Acc 199899/0046)
  • Arnold Hare, theatre historian: papers c1960-89 (199900/0008)
  • John Moody, theatre director and designer: working papers and designs c1950-70 (199900/0043)
  • Shoestring Theatre Company: records 1988-96 (199900/0016)
  • Welfare State International Company, theatre group, Ulverston: business, adminstrative and production records 1968-96 (199899/0047)