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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Furniture and Interior Design


Bristol Record Office

  • John Hall & Sons (Bristol & London) Ltd, looking glass manufacturers, glass merchants, paint manufacturers (addnl): records 1788-1988 (42252)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Various Macclesfield Silk and Textile Trade Associations: records incl minutes, financial papers and Trade Union agreements 19th-20th cent (D 6601)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Liberty plc, drapers, department store, London (addnl): material concerning takeover, cuttings, promotional material, slides 1984-2002 (Acc 2345)

Essex Record Office

  • Henry Joscelyne Ltd, auctioneers, furnishers and removal contractors, Braintree (addnl): business records and family papers 1755-1986 (D/F 178 addl)

Lancashire Record Office

  • James Williamson & Son Ltd, oilcloth, linoleum, wallpaper and coated fabrics manufacturers, Lancaster (later Nairn Williamson Ltd, Nairn Coated Products Ltd, Forbo Kingfisher Ltd, Forbo Lancaster Ltd) (addnl): minutes, corresp, accounts, ledgers, staff records, records of subsidiary companies and misc papers c1889-1999 (DDX 909 acc 9109)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Jermyn & Sons Ltd, drapers and furnishers, King's Lynn: accounts 1921-45 (ACC 2003/84)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • WH Johnson, sports outfitter and furnishing ironmonger, Northampton: accounts 1925-59
  • AE Perrin and sons, antique furniture dealers, Northampton: papers 1839-1924

Powys County Archives Office

  • National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, Montgomeryshire: records of church furnishings (restricted access) 1998-2001 (M/SOC/13)

Surrey History Centre

  • Dear family, carpenters and cabinet makers, London and Chertsey: records 1879-1950 (7415)


National Railway Museum Library and Archives

  • Midland Railway Co: ledgers rel to furniture and fittings for the Midland Grand Hotel, St Pancras c1870-80 (2003-8600)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Charles Holme, textile manufacturer, entrepreneur: papers 1873-1924 (AAD/2003/10)
  • Charles Harrison Townsend, architect and designer: papers c1806-2003 (AAD/2003/14)
  • John Wolland, interior designer: papers 1919-92 (AAD/2003/19)
  • Allied Maples Group, furniture retailers and manufacturers (addnl): records 1949-69 (AAD/2003/16)
  • Heal & Son Ltd, Heal's department store, bedding, quilt and mattress manufacturers, cabinet makers and upholsterers (addnl): records c1880-1959 (AAD/2003/2)
  • Crafts Council (addnl): records 1990-99 (AAD/2003/11)
  • Design and Industries Association (addnl): records 1924-99 (AAD/2003/5)

Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • John Gregory Crace, furniture, stained glass and exhibition designer: album with watercolour, photographs, letters and prints rel to Crace and family c1835-89 (MSL/2003/7)


St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • RW Holmes, historian: notes on Garter stall plates, St George's Chapel (GD5)


Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Scottish Furniture Manufacturers' Association, Glasgow: minutes 1890-1992 (Accn 2469)