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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


Birmingham City Archives

  • Banner Theatre Co: additional records (MS1611)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Huntingdon

  • Huntingdon Dramatic Club: misc papers rel to productions 1947-1950 (Accession 5004)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Old Stagers Amateur Dramatic Society, Canterbury: records incl publicity material and press cuttings 1842-2003 (U449)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Arcadia Theatre, Llandudno: corresp, staff records, posters and programmes c1940-1989 (CX194, CP176)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Colchester Repertory Company: programmes, scrapbooks and other records 1937-1971 (D/Z 455)
  • Colchester Mercury Theatre: records 1972-2003, with memorabilia c1820-1920 c1820-2003 (D/Z 456)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Winchester Dramatic Society (Chesil Theatre): minutes, corresp, accounts, programmes, photgraphs and ephemera 1932-2004 (90A04W)

Islington Local History Centre

  • Joseph Bulaitis, photographer: negatives and prints from tenure as photographer for Islington Council, house photographer for Sadler's Wells Theatre and official photographer for the Labour Party 1963-2000 (4/04)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Cram family papers: records incl North Kelsey Drama Group corresp 1908-1965 (MISC DON 1263)

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

  • Barbican Arts Trust: minutes, corresp and accounts 1973-2004 ((B04/067))

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Playhouse: additional records 1960-2004 (acc 6698, acc 6718)
  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Drama Association: additional records 1981-2003 (acc 6679, acc 6743)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Rhayader Drama Festival: papers 1951-1960 (R/X/163)

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

  • Stafford Players: minutes, accounts, corresp, photographs and publicity material (D6313)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Old Burians Association: records of school productions (King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds) c1950-1979 (GC 527)

Surrey History Centre

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford: minute books 1962-89 (7432add)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Common Features Films: minutes and papers 1970-2004 (Acc 4383)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Probe Film Unit: films of events in Wiltshire c1965-80 (3434)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • David Climie, writer: film scripts 1920-1995
  • Jeffrey Dell, film director, writer: papers 1899-1985
  • James Ferman, President of the British Board of Film Classification: papers 1930-2002
  • Alan Rowland Hill, film producer, director: papers
  • David Lean, film director: papers 1908-1991
  • Gordon McDonnell, writer: papers 1905-1995
  • Colin Sorensen, film historian: papers 1930-2001
  • John Nathan Turner, television producer: production papers 1947-2002

National Library of Ireland

  • Sean O'Casey, playwright: annotated TS of 'The Drums of Father Ned' (Acc 6160)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd: additional papers 1992-2001 (Acc.12296)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Welsh National Opera Company Ltd: additional papers (Welsh National Opera Papers)


Laban Centre for Movement and Dance Archive

  • Els Grelinger, dance notator: ms dance notations and research papers (2004/56)
  • Marion North, dance pioneer: research notes corresp and dance posters 1975-1979 (2004/39)
  • Kenneth Rinker, dancer and choreographer: personal papers, photographs and ephemera (2004/48)
  • Lorna Wilson, dance lecturer and illustrator: notebooks, articles and photographs 1942-1966 (2004/55)
  • Laban Centre for Movement and Dance (formerly Art of Movement Studio): adminstrative files Transitions Dance Company (2004/9)
  • Laban Centre for Movement and Dance (formerly Art of Movement Studio): corresp and administrative papers incl papers of Dr Marion North, Principal 1999-2003 (2004/1 2004/11)
  • Recorded interviews with choreographers and dance teachers by Valerie Preston-Dunlop at LABAN (2004/2 2004/4 2004/43)
  • Audio recordings of John Cage lectures at Cunningham/Cage Summer School, LABAN 1980 (2004/10/1-11)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Gladys Calthrop, artist and set designer: papers and corresp incl letters from Noel Coward c1930-1970 (COW, Acc 2004/80)
  • John Drinkwater, playwright poet and actor: letters to Ivor Barnard 1912-1934 (LAdd)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • JB Priestley Society: records, photographs and other memorabilia rel to Priestley productions on stage and screen 1930-2004

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Susan Boyd, scriptwriter: papers, incl scripts for Eastenders, Casualty etc (STA)
  • Anne Downie, playwright: additional scripts 20th cent (STA Mn 47)

Hull University Archives

  • Alan Frederick Plater, author and playwright: additional scripts, corresp and audiotapes c1970-2004 (DPR)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • North West Playwrights: files rel to management and organisation 1998-2003 (Acc 2004/024)

Senate House Library, University of London

  • Cecil Frederick Crofton, actor: biographical scrapbook 1877-1919 (MS1019)