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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


Ayrshire Archives

  • Ayr Opera Company: records incl minute books and programmes (Acc.775)
  • Gaiety Theatre, Ayr: records incl booking registers, accounts, corresp c1950-99 (Acc.792)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Circle of Magicians (addnl): records 20th cent (A/761/G)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Octagon Theatre Club: minutes and papers 1953-90

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Octagon Theatre, Bolton: papers rel to the theatre's foundation 1967-97 (ZZ/719)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Century Theatre, Keswick: records 1975-2000

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Cheltenham Arts Council: council records 1966-98 (D9314)
  • Stroud Choral Society: minutes 1946-2000 (D9329)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Film Society: papers incl programmes and history 1947-99 (JA/599)

Lancashire Record Office

  • St Mark parish, Witton: registers of banns, parochial returns, Dramatic Society minutes and accounts and other records 1921-2001 (PR 3084)

Norfolk Record Office

  • King's Lynn Festival (addnl): records 1950-1997 (ACC 2001/351)
  • Norwich Theatre Royal Club: records 1967-68 (ACC 2002/190)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Lenton Picture House Ltd: minutes, financial and members records 1935-95 (DD 2384)
  • Keyworth Dramatic Society: minutes and other records 1969-2002 (DD DS5)
  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Drama Association (addnl): records 1967-2002 (DD DS1)

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Archives and Local Studies Section

  • Albert Arthur (Sandy) Powell, music hall entertainer and comedian: sound recordings c1930 (582/Z)

Shropshire Archives

  • Royal County Theatre, Shrewsbury: engine room log book 1923-25 (MI6941)

Surrey History Centre

  • Thorndike Theatre and Leatherhead Theatre Club (addnl): records c1951-87 (6368 additional)
  • Thorndike Theatre Revival Committee: minutes and associated papers 1997-2001 (7212)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Leicester Operatic Players: minutes, corresp, programmes, photographs and other records 1953-97 (DE6246)
  • Leicester Philharmonic Society: choir minutes, reports, accounts and papers 1964-95 (DE6245)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Mrs Storey's theatrical lodgings, Newcastle upon Tyne: visitors and autograph book c1920-1949 (Acc no 4115)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Festival Theatre: papers 1962-2002 (Acc 12914)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Trowbridge Players: minutes, accounts and other papers 1968-89 (3311)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Sir Malcon Balcon (1896-1977), film producer (addnl): production papers
  • Adey Brunel (1865-1946), mother of Adrian Brunel, playwright and writer: original fiction, plays, poems, corresp and notes
  • Adrian Hope Brunel (1892-1958), film director and playwright (addnl): diaries, corresp, scripts and production papers
  • John Christopher Brunel (1920-1989), son of Adrian Brunel, film editor: notes, corresp, articles and general papers
  • Barbara Clark (b 1925), wardrobe mistress: scripts and production materal
  • Beverly Cross (1930-1998), scriptwriter: scripts
  • Geoffrey Faithfull (1893-1979), director and cameraman: scripts and production material
  • Roger Graef (b 1936), television producer, director and scriptwriter (addnl): production papers
  • Julia Jones (b 1923), television scriptwriter: scripts
  • Deborah Jane Kerr, actress: corresp with a fan 1959-96
  • Robert Lennard, casting director at Elstree Studios: corresp and production material 1929-70
  • Skreba Films, London: scripts and production material 1982-2002

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (1893-1964), actor: corresp and papers

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Traverse Theatre Company, Edinburgh (addnl): records 1975-2001 (Acc.12171)
  • Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd (addnl): papers incl photographs, slides and cuttings 1994-99 (Acc.12075, Acc.12169)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Olga Lehmann (b 1914), artist and film production designer: papers (AAD/2002/14)
  • George Ramon, architect, interior and stage designer: papers c1951-89 (AAD/2002/10)


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley: papers incl corresp and speech material rel to his time as Chair of the BBC Board of Governors 1986-96


Birmingham University Information Services, Shakespeare Institute Library

  • New Shakespeare Company, London (addnl): records 1994-996 (DSH1)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Bruce Eoin Baillie (b 1926), playwright: papers incl corresp, news cuttings, scripts and scrapbooks (STA Ng)

Sheffield University Library

  • Jack Morris Rosenthal (b1931), writer and dramatist: television, film and theatre scripts and related papers (MS 286)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Gabriel Joseph Fallon (1898-1982), actor, producer, critic: papers 1927-29 (MS 11166)

University of Bristol Theatre Collection

  • Lionel Bart (1930-1999) British composer, playwright and lyricist: corresp and other papers (200102/0063)
  • Frederick Crooke (1908-1991) designer (addnl): diaries, scripts, designs and photographs (200203/0043)
  • Felicity Firth Pirandello (1867-1936), playwright: research notes, programmes and photographs compiled by Firth relating to Luigi Pirandello (200203/0021)
  • Alex Reeve, theatre director: papers incl scripts and corresp (200203/0002; 200203/0042; 200203/0051)
  • Harry Tate (1872-1940) music hall entertainer: scripts, scores, notes and corresp (200203/0044)
  • Bristol Old Vic Company (addnl): minute books, administrative papers and other items (200102/0008; 200102/84)
  • Show of Strength Theatre Company: scripts and production files (200102/60)
  • Welfare State International Company (addnl): administrative and policy papers, posters and programmes (200102/0015)