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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Art


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Bath Academy of Art: photographs used in teaching and recording work produced [19 boxes] 20th cent (Acc 637)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Carmarthen Sketch Club: corresp, accounts and exhibition programmes c1980-1999 (Acc 7849)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • West Cumberland iron ore mining: reports and papers rel to iron ore mining, particularly Beckermet mine; photographs and slides; papers of Edwin R Edmonds, former iron ore miner and cartoonist c1900-1975 (YDX 447)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Carlisle and Border Art Society: addnl minutes of committee and AGM and membership records 1953-94 (DSO 148)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby Sketching Club: records 1991-2005 (D5943)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lilian Swanwick, wife of painter Harold Swanwick: diary 1908 (ACC 9162)
  • East Brighton College of Media and Art (COMART), formerly Stanley Deason School: records c1970-99 (ACC 9237)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Colchester Arts Club: minutes 1890-1902, 1920-49 and exhibition entry books 1894 1894-1949 (D/Z 475)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Project and administrative files of Forest Artworks and other projects 1986-2003 (D10284)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Flora Twort, artist, Petersfield: diaries, incl some used by Mary Twort 1936-84 (149A05)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Digswell Arts Trust: further records 1961-2004 (Acc 4120, 4148, 4156, 4174, 4176-80, 4190-91)
  • National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, Bushey Heath: record of church furnishings at Bushey Heath 2003 (DAcc 1112)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • D Roy Burbidge, commercial artist: commercial artwork incl cartoons, book jackets and original posters c1940-1950 (DE6769)
  • Leicester City Museum and Art Gallery: accessions registers 1849-1981 (DE6846)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies: Rochester: record of church furnishing of All Saints, Wouldham 2005 (DE1025)

North Devon Record Office

  • Brian Chugg, artist and writer: corresp, literary mss, notes and photographs 20th cent (B804-0)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ip-Art 04, art exhibition, Ipswich: records 2004 (HD 2294)

Sutton Local Studies Centre

  • William Tatton-Winter, Artist: corresp and papers 1880-1928 (689)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Friends of Tameside Museums and Galleries: records incl minutes and corresp 1992-1998 (Acc 3186)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Celtic Studios, designers and manufacturers of stained glass windows, Swansea: additional records c1950-1999 (D/D Cel)

York City Archives Department

  • William Etty, Painter: corresp c1825-1855 (Acc 850)


Jersey Archive

  • Claude Cahun, photographer and sculptor: photographs, negatives and papers 1910-1969 (JA/1028)

National Library of Ireland

  • John Butler Yeats: letter to H.M. Paget rel to a portrait of MrsTom Conelly of Kildare 1891 (Acc. 6273)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Alasdair James Gray, author and artist: further literary papers 1988-2003 (Acc.12557)
  • Wendy Wood, Scottish Nationalist: sketches of children performing in concerts at Waddell School of Music, Edinburgh c1930-59 (Acc.12464)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Michael Holroyd, biographer: original draft manuscript of the biography of Augustus John (Michael Holroyd Research Papers)
  • Jonah Jones, sculptor: letters (mainly to Dr Raymond Garlick) 1955-2003 (NLW MS 23936)
  • Ceri Giraldus Richards, Painter: papers, artworks, photographs and printed items (Ceri Richards Papers)

Royal Naval Museum

  • Nicholas Pocock, Marine Painter: file rel to research for painting of Trafalgar, incl battle plan and sketches of ships 1806 (2005.6)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • John Cornforth, art historian and writer: papers (AAD/2005/2)
  • Andrew Pitcairn-Knowles, photo-journalist: papers c1890-2003 (AAD/2004/6)
  • Helen Madeleine McKie, artist and illustrator: papers (AAD/2005/5)
  • Arthur Wragg, illustrator: additional papers c1930-91 (AAD/2004/8)
  • Contemporary Applied Arts: additional records c1964-1989 (AAD/2004/1)
  • Society of Women Artists: additional records 1983-2005 (AAD/2005/8)
  • Gerald Cinamon, graphic designer: papers 20th cent (AAD/2005/6)

Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • Heather Child, calligrapher, heraldic and botanical artist: papers (MSL/2005/1)


Royal Institute of British Architects

  • Roger Eliot Fry, Art Critic and Artist: architectural lithographs 1930
  • Edwin Landseer Lutyens, Knight Architect: letters to George Plank rel to Marvells, Sussex and caricatures of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Birmingham 1929-30


Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Ronald Edmond Balfour, historian: correspondence and reports compiled during military service with the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section in the Second World War (copies) 1935-45 (Misc 5)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • West of Scotland Academy of the Fine Arts: membership receipt book 1841-1847 (MS Gen 924)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Janice Carpenter, formerly Curator of the Art Collections, University of Liverpool: corresp and research papers rel to the life and career of Charles John Allen, sculptor 1862-2004 (D.940)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Allen Freer, educator, artist, art collector and writer: additional corresp, incl letters from Rose Know-Peebles and to Penelope Massingham (Acc 2005/004)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • James Gillray (1757-1815), caricaturist: political cartoons undated (MS 482)
  • Charles Grant (fl1830-1852), caricaturist: political cartoons undated (MS 482)

Sheffield University Library

  • Hetta Empson, Journalist and Artist: corresp 1915-2000 (MS 292)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Photographs and publicity material for exhibition 'Signs of Our Times' by Greg Danville, artist and lecturer 2005 (SxMOA27)