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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Women's History


Aberdeen City Archives

  • St Margaret's Convent, Aberdeen: chapel diary, guest books, accounts, papers and photographs 1858-1984 (DD1034)

Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Merched y Wawr, Anglesey: additional records 1983-2005 (WM 1823)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Bedford Ladies Rowing Club: further records 1954-1973 (Z1073)
  • St Albans Diocese Mothers Union, Bedfordshire area: records 1909-2003 (DSA/MU)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Windsor Afternoon Townswomens Guild: records 1957-96 (D/EX1915)
  • Wokingham Morning Townswomen's Guild: minutes, attendance registers and scrapbooks 1974-2004 (D/EX 1928)
  • Berkshire Women's Institutes: records 1916-2001 (D/EX1925)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Bickley Women's Institute: records 1966-2001 (1702)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Margaret Adams Charity, Hawkhurst: accounts for lying-in charity 1860-72 (Acc7021)
  • Mothers Union: Rochester diocese: records rel to Dartford and Sevenoaks deaneries and HM Dockyard Chatham branch 1956-59 (Acc7016)
  • Mothers Union: Rochester diocese: additional records incl executive commitee and diocesan council minutes and records of branches at Borstal, Burham, Chatham and Tunbridge Wells 1935-2005 (Acc7094)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester Federation of Townswomen's Guilds: minutes 1950-97 (D6822)
  • Chester and District Townswomen's Guild: minutes, papers 1944-2005 (D 6870)
  • Frodsham Townswomen's Guild: minutes, reports, attendance registers 1944-1998 (D 6823)
  • Handbridge Women's Institute: minutes 1974-2003 (ZCR 7019)
  • Upton Young Wives: minute books, registers, membership books 1956-91 (D 6862)
  • Women's Royal Voluntary Service, Audlem Luncheon Club: minutes and accounts 1972-90 (D 6864)
  • Women's Unionist Association: Eddisbury division: minutes 1907-1942 (D 6918)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Barrow Townswomen's Guild: records 1955-2005 (BDSo 106)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Whitehaven Soroptimists: annual accounts and scrapbooks 1973-2002 (YDSO 62)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Bromfield Women's Institute: minutes 1926-99 (DSO 251)
  • Hayton Womens Institute: addnl minutes 1998-2002 (DSO 216)
  • Kirklinton and District Women's Institute: minutes 1959-99 (DSO 243)
  • Upperby Women's Institute: financial records, minutes and registers of attendance 1933-90 (DSO 248)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Girl Guides Association: Denbigh and Llangwyfan: records incl corresp, accounts and photographs 1921-1995 (DD/DM/1566)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby and Derbyshire Assocation for the Help and Protection of Girls: records 1931-1978 (D4956)
  • Glossop Borough: records incl minutes and misc corresp rel to Boer War Relief Fund, women's suffrage and police force 19th-20th cent (D6362, D6422)

Devon Record Office

  • Phillpotts family of Strete Ralegh: commonplace book of Gertrude Caroline Phillpotts nee Buller rel to Phillpotts family and Buller family of Morval, Cornwall 1842-1886 (6705-0)
  • Kentisbeare Womens Institute: committee and monthly meeting minutes 1996-2004, photographs 1924-2004 1924-2004 (6219)
  • Lydford Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1920-2004 (6739-0)

Dorset History Centre

  • Branksome, St Aldhelm, Mothers Union: records 1939-1998 (PE/BRK(SA))
  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service: Weymouth and Portland branch: records and photographs 1938-1999 (D2012)

Durham County Record Office

  • National Womens Register: Durham branch: records 1975-2005

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Soroptimist International of Kirkintilloch and District: minutes and papers 1973-2005 (GD222)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Margaret Burton, farmer's daughter: letter book 1849-1852 (DDX1076)
  • Hollym Women's Institute: records 1959-2003 (5002)

East Sussex Record Office

  • East Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records incl Federation minutes 1918-2005 (9263)
  • Northiam parish: parish magazines and records of St Mary's Women's Fellowship 20th cent (ACC 9204)
  • West Hove Townswomens Guild: minutes and programmes 1947-86 (ACC 9181)

Essex Record Office

  • Halstead Co-operative Society Ltd: further minutes, accounts and other records c1916-99, incl minutes of the Essex Co-operative Ice Cream Society 1950-55 and Park Lane Womens Co-operative Guild 1996-98 and minutes and registers of Stifford Clays Womens Co-operative Guild 1958-99 c1916-1999 (D/Z 132 addl)
  • Bocking Womens Institute: minutes 1922-1934 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Castle Hedingham Womens Institute: minutes 1928-2000, accounts 1979-99 1928-2000 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Dedham Womens Institute: minutes 1998-2001 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Eight Ash Green Womens Institute: minutes 1947-2001, petty cash book 1971-2000 and accounts 1997-2000 1947-2001 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Great Holland Womens Institute: minutes 1949-2000, financial records 1994-2000 and scrapbook 1950-88 1949-2000 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Hainault Forest Womens Institute: minutes and accounts 1989-2000 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Halstead Womens Institute: minutes 1967-2001 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Hatfield Peverel Womens Institute: minutes 1918-1983 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Pyghtle Womens Institute: minutes and accounts 1992-2001 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Roding Valley Womens Institute: minutes 1969-2002 and financial records 1998-2002 1969-2002 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Shenfield Afternoon Womens Institute: minutes 1990-98, with news cuttings, photographs, programmes and scrapbook 1965 1965-1998 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Stebbing Womens Institute: minutes and financial records c1978-2001 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Willingale Womens Institute: minutes and market stall accounts 1955-2000 (D/Z 259 addl)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Mrs Robert Nightingale, clothier, Colchester: debit ledger 1896-1913 (D/F 282)
  • Boxted Women's Institute: further minutes 1945-60, with a scrapbook 1965 1945-1965 (D/Z 457 addl)
  • St Mary Magdalen parish, Colchester: Mothers Union minutes 1959-1984 (D/P 381)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Deeside Ladies Circle: addnl minutes 1993-99 (D/DM/1544)
  • Hawarden Womens Institute: minutes, record book and accounts 1965-2004 (D/DM/842)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Girl Guides Association: Cardiff and East Glamorgan: additional records 1928-2005 (DGUIE)
  • Glamorgan Federation of Women's Institutes: minutes and accounts c1968-2000 (DXNO)
  • Radyr and Morganstown Womens Institute: minutes 1993-2000 (DXNO9)
  • Women's Archive of Wales: committee minutes and accounts for mid and south Glamorgan and Gwent areas 1982-2000 (DWAW16)
  • personal and family papers of Miss Dorothy Bowen of Llandaff c1868-2005 (D378)
  • papers of Cecilia Williams of Aberdare c1890-1969 (D55)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Soroptimist House Trust, Glasgow: records 20th cent (TD1475)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Morrison family, Viscounts Dunrossil: further corresp of Allison, Lady Dunrossil 1918-1946 (D9939)
  • Joan Johnson, local historian, Moreton-in-Marsh: corresp and research papers 1970-1990 (D8557)
  • Barbara Steele, local historian, Lydney: research papers rel to history of Lydney, Gloucestershire poets and Steele family history 1872-2003 (D10388)
  • Gloucestershire Womens Institute Markets Ltd: Eastgate branch, Gloucester: minutes, accounts, corresp and papers 1933-1988 (D10175)
  • Cirencester and Tewkesbury Conservative and Unionist Association: Women's branch: minute book 1924-1972 (D10246)
  • Gloucestershire Federation of Womens Institutes: records of defunct branches 1919-2001 (D2933)
  • Longlevens Mothers Union: minutes 1996-2004 (P394)
  • St Bartholemew and St Andrew Mothers' Union, Churchdown: minutes and registers 1936-1992 (P84)
  • Minute book, Redmarley and Staunton branch of The Women's National Unionist Association, Redmarley ARP log book, Rouse family letters, undated, 3 docs; exercise book containing notes on Rouse family history (Miss H Rouse Collection) 1860-1994 (D9743)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Eveline Vaughan Davies, teacher: corresp, articles, notes and photographs rel to her training and work as a teacher, and to local interests incl amateur dramatics 1914-1995 (XM 11904)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Barbara Bryant, founder member of the Twyford Down Association: papers rel to road construction, particularly the M3, incl cuttings, publicity material, trial documents and audio-visual material c1960-96 (60A05W)
  • Hampshire County Federation of Womens Institutes: records of superseded and defunct Institutes c1918-99 (96M96)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Lucy Fields of Potters Bar: corresp with her sister Winnie Carlin in New Zealand 1959-1969 (Acc 4118)
  • LM Nash, midwife, Offley: register of cases 1923-1946 (Acc 4137)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Mid Hertfordshire Federation: further records 1967-2004 (Acc 4136)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Stevenage Broadhall Branch: records 1955-2001 (Acc 4135)

Highland Council Archives

  • Anne Fraser, governess in the Black Isle: diary 1816-31 (D1038)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • Northwood Afternoon Townswomen's Guild: minutes 1934-2005 (ADB/05/11)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Ramsey Womens Institute: minutes and registers 1966-2000 (Accession 5114)
  • Hemingford Abbots Womens Institute, The Gransdens Womens Institute and Wistow Womens Institute: minutes, financial and misc records 1918-2005 (Accession 5096)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Herta Lobenstein, Refugee: corresp, family papers and photographs c1875-1940 (2005/16)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Chorley and South Ribble Business and Professional Womens Club: minute books 1968-2000 (DDX 2484 acc 9729)
  • National British Womens Temperance Association: Accrington branch: minutes 1904-1918 (DDX 1862 acc 9469)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Uppingham Mothers Union: accounts 1968-1985 (DE6734)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lincolnshire North Federation of Womens Institutes: minutes 1918-1998 (WI)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Hilda Knipe, nurse: typescript autobiography 1995 (5996)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Jean Alcock, Greenham Common Campaigner: papers rel to Greenham Common and the Manchester, Chorlton and Didsbury Greenham Common Women's Support Groups c 1983-2002 (M721)
  • Marian Daltrap, Greenham Common Campaigner: papers rel to Greenham Common and the Manchester, Chorlton and Didsbury Greenham Common Women's Support Groups c 1983-2002 (M721)
  • National Council of Women of Great Britain: Greater Manchester branch: minute books 1961-1999 (M271)
  • Larysa Bolton: papers rel to sources for the Ukranian community in Manchester 2001-2005 (M714)

Merseyside Record Office

  • London Missionary Society: Women's Auxiliary of Liverpool, Birkenhead and Wirral: minute books 1890-1957 (M287 LMS)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Elizabeth Blomfield of Wymondham: diary as member of the congregational church 1787-1824 (ACC 2004/298)
  • Lucy Edith, Lady Noel-Buxton, Labour politician: political corresp and papers c1930-60 (MC 2331)
  • Agnes Podd of Norwich: diary 1938-1945 (MC 2299)
  • Hempstead and Lessingham Women's Institute: further minutes and papers 1933-1992 (SO 146)
  • Mattishall and District Womens Institute: minutes, register of members and officers' memorandum book 1922-1997 (ACC 2004/257)
  • St Faith's Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and attendance registers 1927-2000 (ACC 2004/265)
  • Upper Thorpe Womens Institute: minutes, scrap books and photograph albums 1955-2004 (ACC 2005/111)
  • Lady Monica Smith (b. 1897) of Somerleyton Hall: recorded memoirs of childhood experiences at Somerleyton Hall and elsewhere, incl Great Yarmouth and London c. 1980 (AUD 13)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Stepps Girl Guides: minutes, photographs, historical notes 1921-1999 (U169)
  • Cecily Adams, teacher, Chryston: notebooks and historical notes 20th cent (U166)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Ursula Lascelles: corresp and papers c 1910-1950 (ZGC)
  • Harrogate Association of Women Graduates: records incl minutes and accounts 1956-2003 (ZGO)

Orkney Archive

  • Leonie Marwick of Holm: diaries 1940-44 (D1/921)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxfordshire Federation of Women's Institutes: records of individual groups, incl minutes, record books and accounts 1916-2002 (Acc. 5369)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Burton Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and attendance registers 1993-2004 (D/WI)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Charlotte Roy Dunn, Auchterarder: personal diaries 1940-1987 (MS209)
  • Girls Brigade Scotland: Letham, Perth division: minutes 1993-2005 (Accnno05/57)
  • Melville House Girls' Hostel and Adoption Society, Perth: minutes, accounts and reports 1930-1972 (MS203)
  • Monzievaird and Strowan Parish Church: Women's Guild minutes c1900-1930 (Accnno04/14)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Blairgowrie branch: minutes 1943-1998 (MS198)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Balbeggie branch: minutes, accounts and programmes 1918-1994 (MS202)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Longforgan branch: minutes and ephemera 1934-2003 (Accnno05/44)
  • Soroptimist International: Perth branch: minutes 1934-1999 (Accnno03/03)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Diaries of John and Elizabeth Hoar of Devonport with privateers accounts of the ship 'Maria' 1800-182 (Acc 3093)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Portsmouth Mothers Union: minutes and papers 1948-83 (2504A)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Castle Caereinion Mothers Union: minutes 1953-1958 (M/SOC/21)
  • Newbridge-on-Wye Womens Institute: minute book 1999-2004 (R/D/WI/8)
  • Radnorshire Womens Institute: additional minutes 1999-2004 (R/D/WI/B)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Erica Hunt, author of 'Chirnside Past and Present': notes, postcards, news cuttings 20th cent (SBA 323)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sara Clayton Birley, pupil midwife: case notebook at Jessop Hospital, Sheffield 1934 (2005/33)
  • Handsworth Methodist Church, Sheffield: Sisterhood Ladies minutes and accounts 1913-2004 (2005/74)
  • Sheffield Jewish Ladies Benevolent Society: notice of AGM with first annual report and list of names and addresses of subscribers 1903 (2005/42)
  • Sheffield City Council: social services files rel to associations and societies for housing, battered wives, voluntary work, Sheffield Mother and Child Association and general administrative files 1947-78 (2005/93)

Shropshire Archives

  • Edith Sinclair Hall, doctor's wife: records incl diaries, volume of recipes (MS and newspaper cuttings), MS texts of four essays or stories attributed to Edith Hall and photographs incl those rel to the marriage of Edith Hall and Paul Mathews and the Hall family in Shrewsbury and surrounding district 1899-1950 (7306)
  • Craven Arms Womens Institute: minutes 1991-2000 (7331)
  • Marton Womens Institute: minute books 1951-2001 (7216)
  • Neen Savage Womens Institute: records incl minutes and accounts 20th cent (7355)
  • Shropshire Association of Women's Clubs: records incl minutes 1957-2002 (7347)

Somerset Record Office

  • British Federation of Business and Professional Women: Taunton branch: records 1947-2000 (A\CMR)

Surrey History Centre

  • Vera L Rassell, Land Girl: wartime diaries, photographs and personal papers 1917-46 (7787)
  • Daphne Hill, of Dorking: papers, incl material rel to her role as secretary of Dorking Workers' Educational Association, and rel to civil defence and her employment (7746)
  • Albury Womens Institute: record book and committee minutes 1938-45 (7650)
  • Ash Green Womens Institute: record book and committee minutes 1954-67 (7650)
  • Badshot Lea Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1966-2000 (7650)
  • Banstead Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1925-95 (7650)
  • Barnes Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1983-99 (7650)
  • Bletchingley (Evening) Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1963-95 (7650)
  • Brockham Green Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1979-99 (7650)
  • Burpham (Afternoon) Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1939-81 (7650)
  • Cranleigh (Afternoon) Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1979-2001 (7650)
  • Hook Heath Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1971-98 (7650)
  • Leatherhead Evening Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1990-99 (7650)
  • Milford (Afternoon) Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1938-95 (7650)
  • Rowledge Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1921-98 (7650)
  • St Saviour's Guildford Mothers' Union: afternoon branch: minutes, attendance register 1948-2004 (7725)
  • St John's (Woking) Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1948-2001 (7650)
  • West Clandon Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1931-93 (7650)
  • West End, Woking, Evening Womens Institute: records incl committee minutes 1935-2005 (7855)
  • Westcott Womens Institute: record books and committee minutes 1935-2001 (7650)
  • Wonersh Womens Institute: annual reports, record books and committee minutes 1929-97 (7650)
  • Wray Common Womens Institute, Reigate: record books and committee minutes 1983-2001 (7650)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Ruth Dodds, author, playwright and councillor: diaries and notebooks 1905-74 (DF.DOD)
  • Sunderland Hebrew Congregation: records incl minutes of Sunderland Guild of Jewish Women, Sunderland Chevra Kadisha and Sunderland Jewish Badminton Club 1922-1996 (C.SU74)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Mary Ann Cross, novelist called George Eliot: correspondence with her family and friends 1850-1915 (CR3989)
  • Sarah Jackson: Sunday diary and diaries of John J Bant 1886-1893 (CR3965)
  • Joan Lane, historian: working papers 20th cent (CR3999)
  • Coleshill Women's Institute: minutes and record books 1985-2002 (CR3962)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Upper Killay Womens Institute, Swansea: minutes 1948-2000 (D/D Xno 24/2-15)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Graffham Womens Institute: minutes and corresp 1919-64 (Acc.14090)
  • Nyetimber Womens Institute: records c1956-86 (Acc.13854)
  • Pagham Womens Institute: records c1956-86 (Acc.13854)
  • Roffey Womens Institute: records 20th cent (Acc.14073)
  • Selsey Womens Institute: records 1975-97 (Add Mss 54873-54893)
  • Wick Womens Institute: records c1956-86 (Acc.13854)
  • Corresp rel to Stella Morton, romantic novelist 20th cent (Acc.13851)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Bradford Diocese Mothers Union: additional records 1919-2002 (WYB244)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Catherine Sharp Thackray, psychologist and activist: records incl corresp and diaries 1977-97 (WYK1265)
  • Holmfirth Business and Professional Women's Club: records incl minutes, corresp and financial and membership papers 1966-2005 (WYK1236)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Edith Maud Olivier, Author: corresp, diaries and papers incl papers rel to Olivier, Hodgson and related families 1805-1955 (982)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Soroptimist International: Birkenhead club: minutes, papers and photographs 1935-2003 (YST Acc 1688)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Midwife's case book 1915-1925 (BA14258)
  • Bromsgrove Methodist Circuit: Women's Auxiliary Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society accounts 1928-2005 (BA14277)
  • Worcestershire Federation of Women's Institutes: records incl minutes 1917-2001 (BA14296)

York City Archives Department

  • Standing Conference of Womens Organisations: York branch: records 1943-2000 (812)
  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service: York branch: register and corresp, incl records rel to predecessor Huntingdon area of Ryedale branch 1967-2003 (815)


Island Archives Service, Guernsey

  • Miss Mansell, Guernsey: account books 1908-1915 (AQ 790/15-25)
  • Minutes, accounts and papers rel to various Guernsey Womens Institutes 1950-2005 (AQ 788, 789, 797, 798, 799, 817, 818, 832, 833)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Methodist Missionary Society Womens Work: Douglas circuit: minutes 1974-77 (11161)

National Library of Ireland

  • Katherine Stuart Bridgwater: corresp inc letters of W.B. Yeats, poems and scrapbooks 20th cent (Acc. 6333)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Margaret Elphinstone, author: notebooks and research papers for the novel "Voyageurs" 2002-03 (Acc.12528)
  • Tessa Ransford, poet: literary papers 1952-2004 (Acc.12507)
  • James Gilliland Simpson, merchant, London: letter books and diaries of Simpson and his wife, Jane Horsburgh, rel to business and domestic affairs and their relationship with the Rev Edward Irving 1806-1851 (Acc.12489)
  • Muriel Sarah Spark, author: letters from Geoffrey Handley-Taylor 1993-2002 (Acc.12558)
  • Muriel Sarah Spark, author: further literary and personal papers 2002 (Acc.12478)
  • Charlotte Anne Waldie, writer: letters to Hurst, Robinson & Co, publishers 1823-27 (Acc.12462)
  • Wendy Wood, Scottish Nationalist: sketches of children performing in concerts at Waddell School of Music, Edinburgh c1930-59 (Acc.12464)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Mary Juliana Knox, wife of 2nd Earl of Ranfurly: corresp from members of the royal family 1846-48 (D/4370)
  • Agnes Skrine, Irish poet: drafts of poems 1879-1924 (D/3590)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Society of Women Artists: additional records 1983-2005 (AAD/2005/8)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Mothers' Union: Ireland: minutes, agendas and papers 1903-16 (MS 749)

Wellcome Library

  • Isobel Allen, Professor of Health and Social Policy: records rel to the Policy Studies Institute c 1960-1999 (PP/ALL)
  • Anne Bayley, surgeon: papers c 1980-1989 (PP/BAY)
  • Lydia Jackson, child psychologist: papers c 1946-1960 (PP/JAC)
  • Margaret Frances Jane Lowenfeld, Psychiatrist: records rel to child psychology and the Institute of Child Psychology, London c 1930-1979 (PP/LOW)
  • Margaret Rowbottom, historian of science: papers and corresp 20th cent (PP/MER)
  • C and G Kearsley Ltd, patent medicine proprietors, London: records rel to the manufacture of Widow Welch's Pills 1787-1966 (SA/WWP)
  • Abortion Law Reform Association: additional records of Vera Houghton rel to ARLA and related organisations, incl Birth Control Campaign and International Planned Parenthood Federation c 1930-1999 (SA/ALR)

York Minster Archives

  • Soroptimist International: Malton and District: additional records 2000-2005 (2005/14)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Adrian Adams, anthropologist and campaigner: corresp and papers rel to her life and work in Kounghani, Senegal 1976-2005
  • Aberdeen University Ladies Club: records 1926-2005

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Ann Ambler, wife of Charles Ambler, Attorney General to Queen Charlotte: letters (25) to Thomasine Ibbetson and Thomasine's elder sister Isabella Cole 1769-1788 (MS206)
  • Charlotte Anne Bridgeman, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Bradford: diary 1846-1847 (MS204)
  • Jill Knight (d 2005), author and civil servant: working papers rel to her published book 'The Civil Service Rifles in the Great War' (MS210)
  • Anne Romilly, wife of Sir Samuel Romilly: diaries 1793-1798 (MS207)

Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • (Blanche) Violet de Yarburgh-Bateson, 2nd wife of 3rd Baron Deramore: papers rel to the de Yarburgh Bateson family (67/2005)
  • Julia Pascal, Writer and Stage Director: papers incl scripts, reviews and research notes 1984-2003 (JP)

Bristol University: Theatre Collection

  • Joan Jefferson Farjeon, theatre designer: costume and set designs, notebooks (2005/0048)
  • Berta Freistadt, poet: corresp and ephemera (2005/0015)
  • Women's Theatre Collections: additional playscripts (2005/0008, 2005/0076, 2005/0092)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Freda Collins, author and playwright: corresp and papers rel to religious drama 1939-60 (MS Add. 9712)
  • Anne Stevenson, poet: further corresp and literary papers c1990-2005 (MS Add. 9451 (addnl))

Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library

  • Meta Maclean, teacher and musician: misc papers rel to her career c1941-69 (RCMS 278/15)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Deborah Alcock, novelist: diary (1871) corresp and papers 1871-1912 (MS 281)
  • Mary Eirene Frances Bellerby, poet: literary mss short stories 'Three blind mice' and 'I will not mourn for a ghost' 1960-1979 (MS 50)
  • Janice Elliott, novelist: literary mss, mostly typescripts 1980-1999 (MS 279)
  • Janice Elliott, novelist: corresp 1950-1980 (MS 280)
  • Marjorie Lovegrove Hourde, teacher and lecturer in education: literary papers 1930-1980 (MS 274)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Edith Olive Anthony Checkland, social historian: papers rel to her Japanese historical research; and papers rel to her husband Sidney George Checkland c1880-2003 (Accn 2719)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Louisa Garrett Anderson, physician and suffragette: records incl corresp with Elizabeth Garrett Anderson c1900-1918 (7LGA)
  • Daisy Dobson, Secretary to Agnes Maude Royden: records incl corresp rel to the Guildhouse Fellowship c 1921-1950 (7DDO)
  • Gillian Lewis, probation officer: records incl corresp rel to City Polytechnic Student's Union, the National Union of Students and work as a probation officer c1980-2002 (7GIL)
  • Eunice Guthrie Murray, Suffragette: diaries 1895-1918 (7EGM)
  • Catherine Sharp Thackray, psychologist and activist: corresp with Rebecca Thackray 1977-1997 (7RTH)
  • Rebecca Thackray, nurse and teacher: corresp with Catherine Thackray 1977-1997 (7RTH)
  • Marion Thompson, voluntary worker, housewife and teacher: records incl corresp and a MSS autobiography 1909-1995 (7MTH)
  • Fawcett Society: additional records c1929-1990 (5FAW)
  • Maternity Alliance: records incl minutes, annual reports and accounts c1980-2005 (5MAL)
  • National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs: records c1948-1985 (7PAD)
  • Society for the Ministry of Women in the Church: additional records incl minute books c 1938-1997 (5SMW)
  • Womens University Settlement, subsequently Blackfriars Settlement: additional reports c 1960-2004 (5WUS)
  • Writers Club: corresp c 1891-1900 (6WCW)
  • MSS recipe book owned by Elizabeth Jepp (1656), then Elizabeth Strachey (1697) 1656-1917 (7BSH)
  • Diary of a teenage girl rel to life in North London 1953 (7LMT)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Anne Bohm, Dean and Registrar of the Graduate School, London School of Economics: papers c1920-1999 (BOHM)
  • Ann Carlton, Labour Party Official: corresp and papers rel to the Labour Party 1965-2004 (CARLTON)
  • Dianne Hayter, General Secretary of the Fabian Society: records rel to the Fabian Society, incl corresp, agendas and minutes 1977-1998 (HAYTER)
  • Lena May Jeger, Baroness Jeger, journalist and politician: records incl corresp 1943-2004 (JEGER)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Miriam Staunton, wife of colonial administrator: letters, mainly to her mother, with papers, cuttings and photographs rel to Federation of African Women's Clubs, Southern Rhodesia 1945-89 (MSS Afr. s. 2399)

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • Marjorie Page, Baptist Missionary Society missionary in the Congo: typescript memoirs of her time in the Congo (1938-65) (BMS Acc. 204)
  • Winifred Waller, Baptist Deaconess: commemorative material 1970-2004 (Angus Acc. 190)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Thomas Elrington, Bishop of Ferns: account of his life by his daughter Emilia (TCD MS 11244)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Joy Guy, Social Worker: personal papers (MSS.378/BASW/6/2)
  • Catherine Hoskyns, Professor of European Studies: papers (MSS.543)
  • Kay McDougall, Social Worker: personal papers (MSS.378/BASW/6)
  • Margaret Stacey, Professor of Sociology: addnl corresp and papers on health care 1970-1990 (MSS.184)