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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Theatre Elli Trust: minutes and corresp 1971-78 (7656)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Belper Amateur Dramatic Society: minutes and papers 20th cent (D6056)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham Dramatic Society (addnl): records

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Radio Driffield, Hospital Broadcasting Service: minutes, magazines and photographs 1972-2001 (Acc 4803)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lewes Little Theatre: records 20th cent (ACC 8786)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Television for All, campaign group: corresp and papers rel to campaign for television rights in north east Wales 1988-2003 (D/DM/1508)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Theatre Gwynedd (addnl): scripts 1969-83 (XD 129)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Southern Arts Board: minutes and other records 1967-2002 (19A03)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Lupino, scene painter at Covent Garden: volume of original sketches in Hertfordshire and Essex c1790 (Acc 3939)

Highland Council Archive

  • Eden Court Theatre, Inverness: board of governors corresp 1976-97 (HCA/C 374)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lincoln Gilbert and Sullivan Society: papers incl corresp c1970-2001 (Misc Don 1217)

Norfolk Record Office

  • King's Lynn Festival (addnl): records 1952-96 (ACC 2002/251)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Scunthorpe Co-operative Society: records of Jubilee Cinema 1932-54 (655)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Drama Association (addnl): records 20th cent (Acc 6395)
  • Nottingham Playhouse (addnl): scripts 2000-03 (Acc 6437)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Empire Theatre, Oldham: corresp 1940-43 (Acc 2003-034)
  • Autograph book of performers staying at an Oldham lodging house 1896-1904 (Acc 2003-035)

Shropshire Archives

  • Church Stretton Arts Festival: notes, programmes and posters 1967-82 (7088)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

  • Stafford Entertainments Ltd, cinema proprietors: minutes 1930-95 (D6216)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Arts Theatre (addnl): programmes, posters, plans and magazines 1949-79 (HD 2229)

Surrey History Centre

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford: trust and directors' minutes 1961-83 (7432)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Swansea Little Theatre (addnl): records 1980-2003

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Matilda Powles (known as Vesta Tilley) (1864-1952), male impersonator: scrapbooks (Acc 13801)
  • Swan Theatre, Worcester: records c1960-2003 (Acc 13734)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • John M East (1932-2003), actor, publicist, director, writer: scripts and papers
  • Wilfred Greatorex (1922-2002), documentary film writer and creator of major British television series: scripts and production papers
  • Miriam Margolyes (b 1941), actress: scripts
  • David Puttnam, Baron Puttnam of Queensgate (b 1941), film producer (addnl): papers
  • John Schlesinger (1926-2003), actor, film producer, director and scriptwriter: production papers
  • Educational and Television Films: records 1950-2002

National Library of Ireland

  • Padraic Colum (1881-1972), poet and playwright: literary MSS (4 vols), incl poems, a play and a story
  • Lantern Theatre, Dublin: corresp, programmes, scripts and other records c1960-70

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd (addnl): papers 1947-2002 (Acc.12252)

Theatre Museum

  • Hilary Earnshaw (d 2003), dancer and theatrical lighting operator: papers rel to her career and to stage lighting (RF2004/41)
  • Clover Roope, dancer: papers incl material rel to her work with the Western Theatre Ballet (THM/295)
  • Bernard Delfont Ltd, theatrical producers: records incl production files, photographs and architectural drawings rel to shows produced (THM/300)
  • Howard & Wyndham Ltd, theatre proprietors: head office records incl accounts, illustrated ledgers and scripts c1930-64 (RF2003/1128)
  • London Contemporary Dance (addnl): further records, mainly cuttings files 1967-71 (RF2003/16)


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • Raymond Raikes, BBC radio drama producer: papers incl scripts, production papers and corresp


Birmingham University Information Services, Shakespeare Institute Library

  • Hugh Sydney Hunt, director and producer: prompt books 1933-70 (DSH25)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Lila Field (d 1954), dramatist, producer and librettist: scripts for 'The Goldfish' (MS158)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Sue Emmy Jennings, dramatherapist, director and actor: research papers 1975-99 (MS 237)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • David McKail collection of theatre memorabilia (STA)
  • Elsie Smeaton Munro collection of theatre memorabilia (STA SM)
  • Tom Wright (1923-2002), writer: corresp, diaries, notebooks, presscuttings etc (STA)
  • Pitlochry Festival Theatre: records incl brochures, programmes, press books etc; material rel to Sophie Stewart and Ellis Irvine (STA)
  • Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow: records

London University Library

  • Paul Tabori (1908-74), author: articles, theatre scripts and screenplays (MS 1006)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Hugh Gater Jenkins (b 1908), Lord Jenkins of Putney, politician (addnl): corresp and papers incl material rel to Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, BBC plays, wartime service and international affairs (JENKINS)
  • Stephen Jeffrey-Poulter, television and film producer: research papers and videos rel to drama-documentary 'A Bill Called William' and book 'Peers, queers and commons: the struggle for gay law reform' c1963-97 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES/JEFFREY-POULTER)