Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Women's History


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Anglesey Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records 1946-2003 (WD3)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Kingsford (Stewarton) branch: minutes, accounts, letter books 1922-2002 (ACCN 1195)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Dunure branch: records incl minutes 1926-2006 (ACCN 1196a)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Mauchline branch: records incl minutes 1923-2005 (ACCN 1196b)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Ayrshire federation: records incl minutes 1921-2006 (ACCN 1196c)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Alloway branch: records incl minutes 1974-2005 (ACCN 1197)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Eva Allott (d 2005): personal papers incl photographs 1923-1971 (A/3129)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Green Girls' School Charity, Reading: copy accounts and minutes 1803-13 (D/EX 1962)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Kings Norton Inner Wheel Club: records 1956-2005 (MS 2627)

Brent Archive

  • Clara Worum of Brondesbury Park: diaries 1860-1870 (A21/2006)

Bristol Record Office

  • Elizabeth Shaw Ltd, confectioner, Bristol: records (43258)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Cambridge Association for Social Welfare: minutes, registers, reports and papers, incl those of predecessor bodies, 1883-1985, with minutes of the Cambridge Association for Protection of Public Morals 1885-92 and records of the Cambridge Shelter for Women and Girls 1906-27 1883-1985 (R106/097)
  • Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Ladies Golf Association: minutes, agenda, corresp and papers 1952-1999 (R106/092)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Beryl Williams, nurse, Ammanford: letters, notebooks and photographs c1880-1920 (Acc 7922)
  • Carmarthenshire Federation of Womens Institutes: records incl minutes and accounts, together with records of individual branches c1920-2005 (Acc 7870, 7892, 7896, 7920)
  • St Cynnwr Womens Institute: records incl accounts and minutes 1967-2001 (Acc 7868)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Alison Uttley, author: letters to Miss Dunn of West Hagley, rel to education and books c1970-76 (D-X 1784)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Anna Maria Hussey, mycologist and botanical illustrator: diary of a holiday in Dover, with a play and other notes 1836 (U3754)
  • Marion Beeton Pull, district nurse: papers rel to training and practice as district nurse and midwife for the Bearsted and District Nursing Association, incl registers of births attended, and an autobiography c1912-2000 (U3590)
  • Allington Castle Womens Institute: records incl minutes and record books 1969-2005 (Acc7235)
  • Kent Federation of Womens Institutes: minutes 1918-1990 (Acc7102)
  • Mothers Union, Rochester diocese: additional records incl minutes and membership records 1946-2002 (Acc7148)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester and District Townswomen's Guild: minutes of Council, Executive Committee, Education Sub-Committee, Drama Section, Arts and Crafts Section, annual accounts, reports of Central Council and regional meetings, papers relating to Federation anniversary and closure 1964-2006 (D 7104)
  • Poynton Women's Royal Voluntary Service: annual reports, agm and monthly meeting minutes, narrative reports, corresp, papers and photographs 1953-97 (D 7057)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Flora and Tregonning Womens Institute: Flora Womens Institute minutes and papers, Tregonning Womens Institute, minutes 1937-1988 (WI)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Edith Dickinson of Croydon: diary 1908 (A868)
  • Patricia Scott of Thornton Heath: records incl school books 1919-2006 (A865)
  • Soroptimist International, Croydon club: further records 1983-2005 (A882)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Lindal-in-Furness Womens Institute: accounts and programmes rel to annual horticultural show (H000006911)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Henderson & Chalmers, medical practitioners, Whitehaven: maternity lists 1893-1948 (YDB 65)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Cumwhinton Womens' Institute: minutes, record books, and accounts 1927-2004 (DSO 254)
  • Great Salkeld Womens Institute: minutes, programmes, photographs and misc records 1947-2005 (DSO 203)
  • Watermillock Womens Institute: minutes, records books, accounts and programmes 1927-2004 (DSO 252)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Royal British Legion Women's Section, Denbigh branch: minutes, accounts and misc papers 1971-2000 (DD/DM/1591)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Nellie Hodgkins, stewardess on Cunard Line: personal papers rel to life as stewardess on Cunard Line ships incl Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth II c1920-1969 (D6719)
  • Catholic Women's League, Buxton: minutes 1954-1963 (D5981)
  • Derbyshire Womens Hockey Association: minutes, photographs and misc papers 20th cent (D6695)
  • Womens Co-operative Guild, Staveley branch: minutes, accounts, member's attendance and contribution register and misc papers 1939-1994 (D6640)

Devon Record Office

  • Cheriton Fitzpaine Womens Institute: minutes and reports 1937-1999 (Acc 6806)
  • Chevithorne and Bolham Womens Institute: minutes 1952-1971 (Acc 6756)
  • Feniton and Buckerell Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1929-1984 (Acc 6757)
  • St Thomas Board Girls School, Exeter: log books, admission registers and papers 1872-1977 (Acc 6847)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Rosalie Winterton, MP: constituency corresp 1998-2003 (DD/RW)
  • Sprotbrough Park Methodist Church: Women's Bright Hour records incl minutes, cash books, members' register and excursions book 1934-1988 (NM/53)

Dorset History Centre

  • Mary Josephine Collier, Baroness Monkswell, diarist: diaries, household accounts and papers 1874-1931

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Allison's Toll Bar, Gretna: registers of the marriages performed by John Murray and his daughter as "runaway marriages" 1843-1864 (GGD561)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Gelston branch: minute books 1931-1992 (GGD521)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Dalton branch: minute and subscription payment books 1922-1974 (GGD604)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Twynholm branch: minute, letter and report books 1940-1986 (GGD521/14)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Charles Burtenshaw, soldier: letters to his wife Louisa whilst on active service in the United Kingdom, North Africa and Italy 1942-44 (ACC 9576)
  • Eileen Daffern, peace campaigner: personal papers and conference notes c1950-2001 (ACC 9433)
  • Marie Edwards of Northiam: papers 20th cent (ACC 9440)
  • Elisabeth Howard of Lewes: papers 20th cent (ACC 9434)
  • Elizabeth Tapp of Lewes: papers 20th cent (9411)
  • Chiddingly Womens Institute: additional records 1995-2004 (ACC 9488)
  • East Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes, Castle Group: minutes 1948-2005 (ACC 9460)
  • Eastbourne Methodist Circuit: Central Methodist Women's Fellowship accounts 1988-2000 (ACC 9512)
  • Etchingham Womens Institute: records 1919-2000 (ACC 9436)
  • Fairlight Womens Institute: records c1930-2000 (ACC 9394)
  • Fairwarp Womens Institute: records 1947-55 (AC 9510)
  • Guestling Womens Institute: records c1930-2000 (ACC 9394)
  • Pett Womens Institute: records c1930-2000 (ACC 9394)
  • Ringmer Evening Womens Institute: records 1972-2002 (ACC 9461)
  • Westfield Womens Institute: records 1918-99 (ACC 9575)
  • Westham and Hankham Womens Institute: additional records 1944-92 (ACC 9575)

Essex Record Office

  • Geddes family of Southend-on-Sea: family papers, mainly diaries of Elsie and Winifed Geddes 1929-1981 (D/DU 2327)
  • Dorothea Thompson, teacher, Basildon: teaching diary, class notes and misc papers 1959-1966 (D/DU 2322)
  • Dorothy Munns, midwife, Heybridge: case register 1933-1944 (D/DU 2293)
  • Abridge Womens Institute: minutes and record book 1983-2002 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Belchamp St Paul Womens Institute: minutes and papers 1962-2003 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Boreham Womens Institute: registers, minutes, record books and papers 1942-2005 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Chelmsford Diocesan Mothers Union (addnl): minutes of Goodmayes, Hornchurch and St Osyth branches c1930-1989 (D/CAc addl)
  • Estuary Spring Group (St Osyth Area) Womens Institute: minute books 1960-1988 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Hadstock Womens Institute: records 1955-2003 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Littlebury Green Womens Institute: minutes 1994-2003 (D/Z 259)
  • Maldon British School: girls' school log book 1869-1911 (E/E 207)
  • Rayleigh Womens Institute: minute and record books 1970-2002 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Sewardstone Womens Institute: minute and record books, account book and financial papers 1983-2002 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • St Helena Spring Group Womens Institute, Colchester: records 1945-2003 (D/Z 259 addl)
  • Wivenhoe Womens Institute: minute books registers and record books 1922-2002 (D/Z 259 addl)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Northop Hall Womens Institute: minutes, papers and photographs 1936-2005 (D/DM/1602)
  • Pantymwyn Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1948-2002 (D/DM/1603)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • M Patricia Moore, archivist: personal and professional papers 20th cent (DXFX)
  • Margaret Williams, vice president of Mothers Union for Wales: papers 1957-1999 (D416)
  • Mothers Union, Llandaff Diocese: minutes, agendas and photographs c1933-2006 (DMUL)
  • Mothers Union, St James's, Taffs Well: minutes, membership and administrative papers 1967-1996 (D410)
  • Soroptimist International, Cardiff and district club: records 1971-2004 (D277)
  • Women's Archive of Wales: additional records c1940-2004 (DWAW)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Jones family of Pitchcombe: personal and professional papers incl project papers of Eunice Jones, architect, Pitchcombe and local history material rel to Pitchcome 1951-2006 (D10521)
  • Cashes Green Womens Institute: minutes 1968-2004 (D8987)
  • Duntisbourne Abbotts Womens Institute: minutes 1966-1988 (D2543)
  • Gloucestershire Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records of defunct branches 1917-2004 (D2933)
  • Gotherington, Woolstone and Oxenton Womens Institute: additional minutes, corresp and papers 1953-2003 (D7591)
  • Winchcombe Womens Institute: minutes and reports 1923-1998 (D10585)

Guildhall Library

  • Welcome Charitable Institute for Women and Girls Working in Factories in the City of London: additional misc papers 1908-89 (Ms 21159/1, 21160 (addnl), 36963-70)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Emily Richards of Caerynwch: journals 1838-1852 (ZM/6241/1-2)
  • Dr Williams School, Dolgellau: records of the Old Girls Association 1899-2000 (ZM/6184)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Grace Fox, nurse: personal papers c1926-1996 (A2006/3)
  • Girl Guides Association: Fulham District: minutes 1965-1985 (A2006/11)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Kathleen Clarke: biography of Florrie Williams of Eastleigh (b 1906) 2000 (106A06)
  • Jean Gadsden, WRNS: copy reminiscence of build-up to D-Day 1944 (COPY/836)
  • Alresford Group of Womens Institutes: minute and record books 1956-1992 (107A06)
  • Andover Women Institute: committee minutes and record books 1981-2001 (144A06)
  • Calmore Womens Institute: minutes and accounts 1923-2002 (84A06)
  • Hatch Grange Womens Institute, Hedge End: committee minutes accounts and record books 1970-2005 (69A06)
  • Waltham Chase Womens Institute: committee minutes and record books 1975-2002 (34A06)
  • Warsash Women's Institute: minutes and record books 1919-2003 (108A06)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Irene Hilda Baldwin, midwife, Watford area: registers of cases 1939-1953 (Acc 4298)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Hatfield Evening Branch: further minutes 1988-2003 (Acc 4233)
  • Save Bishops Hatfield Girls School Parents Campaign: records 1986-1987 (Acc 4293)
  • Waterford Women's Institute: further minutes 1948-1960 (Acc 4243)

Highland Archives: North Highland Archive

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Caithness federation: minute book 1926-1932 (P628)

Highland Council Archives

  • Grantown Grammar School, Grantown-on-Spey: logbooks and admission registers incl Grantown Public School and Grantown Female School 1874-1975 (CI 5/3/26,44,53,199,200)

Hull City Archives

  • Womens Gas Federation: East Hull Committee: minutes c1914-1970 (06/20)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Ramsey Womens Institute: further minutes 1999-2004 (Accession 5144)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Glover's Court School of Domestic Science, Preston: log books 1925-1965 (SMPR 60)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Birstall Womens Institute: scrapbooks and misc records 1930-1995 (DE7010)
  • Leicester Royal Infirmary Nurses League: records c1850-1990 (DE7043)
  • Wigston Townswomen's Guild: scrapbooks, Wigston Fields Townswomen's Guild register (1951-1961) and drama group petty cash book and minute book (1979-1982) 1951-2004 (DE7001)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • City of London School for Girls: records incl school council minutes and papers rel to the school debating association and the badminton club 1896-2006 (CLA/054)
  • City of London School for Girls: Board of Governors' records 1978-2004 (COL/CC)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Margaret Roff, Manchester city councillor and lesbian rights campaigner: papers incl minutes of local authority committees and steering groups, corresp, newspaper clippings and memorials to her career 1984-1996 (M746)
  • Association of Ukrainian Women in Great Britain (Lesia Ukrayinka), Manchester Branch: papers incl minute books for annual and biennial general meetings 1967-2005 (M747)
  • Central Manchester High School for Girls: additional papers, incl returns to Board of Education, corresp and papers rel to pupils from Lancashire and Cheshire county councils, permanent stock and materials received books, cash book, staff list 1908-65 (M 66)
  • The Princess Christian College Ltd, Manchester: annual reports, principal's agm reports, financial reports and papers, general and sub-committee minutes, prospectus', testimonial book, college magazine, papers rel Gentlewomen's Employment Association College, corresp, salaries book, register of mortgages and bonds, register of directors and committee 1900-81 (M 753)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • All Saints Church of England Primary School, Chatham: girls' and infants' school log books, with corresp rel to property 1895-1969 (C/ES)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Bodham Womens Institute: minutes and papers 1943-1999 (ACC 2006/112)
  • East Anglian Womens Hockey Association: minutes 1907-1999 (ACC 2006/99)
  • Hethersett Womens Institute: minutes and record books 1918-2000 (ACC 2005/373)
  • Old Costessey Womens Institute: minute books, accounts and papers 1938-2000 (SO 252)
  • Soroptimist International, King's Lynn Club: minutes and papers 1978-1999 (ACC 2006/203)
  • Stalham Womens Institute: minutes, reports and papers 1934-2003 (ACC 2005/386)
  • Strumpshaw and Lingwood Womens Institute: photographs, press cuttings 1973-1994 (ACC 2006/14)
  • Tharston Womens Institute: jam preservation centre accounts 1941-1943 (ACC 2006/115)
  • Norfolk Federation of Womens Institutes: meeting and minute books rel to closed branches at Geldeston, Great Yarmouth, Horsford, Norwich (Evelyn Suffield) and Upper Sheringham 1976-2000 (ACC 2006/187)

North Devon Record Office

  • Landkey Women's Institute: additional minutes, accounts and papers 1967-2006 (2006 Acc 20)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Margaret Shafto Grimston, actress: personal corresp and scrapbooks 1879-1933 (1256)
  • Jessie Oliver, teacher: personal papers rel to education and teaching career 1910-1966 (1251)
  • Standing Conference of Womens Organisations, Grimsby and District: records 1943-2003 (1249)
  • Women's Co-operative Guild, Grimsby Central branch: minute books 1898-1948 (1271)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • National Womens Register, Northallerton branch: records rel to meetings and membership 1975-2006 (ZNW)
  • Skipton Girls' High School: admission papers c1914-1959 (S/SKP)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Elizabeth Chidley of Newark: recipe book 1885 (7074)
  • East Leake Womens Institute: records incl minutes, annual reports, newscuttings, photographs and programmes 1928-1991 (7062)
  • National Council of Women of Great Britain, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire branch: articles of association, minutes, reports and misc papers 1936-1997 (6979)
  • Queen Elizabeth's (1561) Endowed School: corresp, plans, schedules of real estate and other records concerning both the former Girls' and Boys' Grammar Schools 20th cent (7011, 7037)
  • West Bridgford Inner Wheel Club: minutes, corresp, membership papers, photographs and newsletters 1962-2006 (7055)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Dinas Cross Womens Institute: minutes, accounts, corresp and registers 1954-2006 (D/WI)
  • Uzmaston Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, corresp, and registers 1959-2006 (D/WI)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Helen Beatrix Potter, author and illustrator: photograph album of Beatrix Potter with family and friends c1876-93 (ACC06/20)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Abernyte and district branch: records incl minutes 1931-2001 (ACC06/45)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Dorothy Hinde of Portsmouth: diary 1939-40 (X/1514A)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Welshpool and District Ladies Lifeboat Guild: minute books 1979-2004 (M/SOC/25)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • Rotherham Inner Wheel Club: minutes and registers 1933-1973 (680-G)

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

  • Angela Harrison, author: diaries, corresp and misc papers 1994-2005 (DR 1175)
  • Holy Trinity Churchwomen's Group, Stratford-upon-Avon: minutes, accounts, corresp and photographs 1945-2004 (DR 1178)

Sheffield Archives

  • Lilley Graham, Lady Mayoress of Sheffield: corresp, engagement diaries and photographs rel to offical engagements, scrapbooks, incl those rel to the Women's Voluntary Service and 'Housework Services' minutes (1946-1947) 1931-1968 (X49)
  • Sheffield City Council, Social Services Department: records incl registers rel to children in care at Sheffield Union Children's homes, Fulwood Cottage homes, Blackbrook Road (formerly Ecclesall Bierlow Union), the Moss and Hallamgate Residential Nursery, Moorside Approved School for Girls, The Dene Girls Remand Home, the Moss Girls Remand Home, Boys Remand Home, Shirecliffe, Todwick Grange Children's Centre and records of children boarded-out with foster parents c1921-1999 (CA)

Shropshire Archives

  • Harlescott Women's Club: records incl scrapbook and photograph album 20th cent (7504)

Somerset Record Office

  • British Federation of Business and Professional Women, Taunton branch: additional records 1965-2003 (A\CMR)
  • Kilve and District Womens Institute: records 1942-1999 (DD\WI)
  • Somerset Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records 1926-2005 (DD\WI)
  • Soroptimist International, Taunton Club: additional records 1978-1998 (A\AUF)
  • Stratton-on-the-Fosse Womens Institute: records 1988-2000 (DD\WI)
  • Wincanton Girls Board School: records 1871-1912 (A\CQM)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Mary Campbell and Freda Lanham, teachers: papers, mainly rel to their work in Southampton c1900-99
  • Irene Candy, Mayor of Southampton: papers incl material rel to civic office-holding 1940-2001
  • Minnie Cutler, Mayor of Southampton: material rel to mayoral year, incl visitors books, photograph albums and news cuttings 1951-52
  • Southampton Business and Professional Womens' Club: additional records incl minutes and financial records 1989-99

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

  • Lichfield Afternoon Womens Institute: accounts 2004-2006 (D452)
  • Mothers Union, Cheadle Deanery: records 1960-1973 (D444)

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

  • Rugeley Inner Wheel Club: records incl minutes, membership papers and photographs 1950-2005 (D6534)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Eriswell Mothers Union: minute books and account books 1955-1991 (GC588)
  • Fornham All Saints Womens Institute: minute books and record books 1922-1998 (GH541)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Gwendoline Bastarrica of Ipswich: personal and family diaries, accounts, corresp, photographs and papers 1914-2002 (HA435)
  • Creeting St Mary Womens Institute: further minute and record books 1970-2003 (GH439)
  • East Suffolk Federation of Womens Institutes: further records 1919-2004 (GH400)
  • Martlesham Womens Institute: further minute and record books 1992-2005 (GH447)
  • Middleton with Fordley Womens Institute: minutes, registers and accounts 1920-2004 (GH615)

Surrey History Centre

  • Valerie Jennings, pupil and teacher: exercise books and notes, rel to time at Woking County Grammar School for Girls and Bretton Hall College of Education 1954-71 (7971)
  • Dorothy Tutt, local historian: collected records rel to Caterham incl farm diaries and accounts and Warlingham Toc H minutes (1936-39) 1849-1951 (7917)
  • Canada Hall Womens Institute, Merstham: minutes and record books 1970-98 (8028)
  • Grayshott Womens Institute: records 1925-2002 (8055)
  • Guildford British School: supervisors' (Ladies Committee) minutes 1814-45 (7976)
  • Kingswood Warren Womens Institute: minutes and record books, annual reports 1955-2005 (7981)
  • North Surrey Nonsuch Federation of Townswomen's Guilds: Council minutes, photographs and cuttings albums 1953-95 (7972)
  • Surrey Federation of Womens Institutes: Executive Committee minutes, annual and Federation Council reports, agricultural committee minutes, with scrapbooks and presentation albums 1917-2004 (3410)
  • Surrey Federation of Womens Institutes: additional branch records incl committee minutes and record books 1919-2003 (7650)
  • Whyteleafe County Grammar School for Girls Parents Action Committee: minutes and cuttings rel to campaign to prevent school closure 1969-91 (7884)

Teesside Archives

  • Grangefield School Old Girls Association, Stockton-on-Tees: minutes, photographs and magazines 1930-2000 (Acc 6274)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Bede School, Sunderland: additional girls scholarship register 1908-1936 (E.SU3)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne East Conservative Association: Walkerville women's branch minutes 1949-1970 (PO.CON3)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Great Alne and Kinwarton Womens Institute: record books, committee minute books, accounts, membership lists and attendance registers 1921-2002 (CR4064)
  • Royal Leamington Spa and District Yorkshire Society: minutes incl Ladies Committee minutes 1963-2001 (CR4034)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Margaret and Nora Peacock: nature notebooks 1926-1929 (D/D Z 661)
  • Girl Guides Association, West Glamorgan branch: commissioners minutes 1934-1976 (D/D Gui/W 36)
  • Wales Women's European Network: conference papers c1990-2005 (D/D WAW)
  • Stories of women immigrants living in Swansea and children's stories collected at a women's writing workshop n.d. (D/D WAW 10)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Lurgashall Womens Institute: additional album recording events 20th cent (Acc. 14284)
  • Southwater Womens Institute: records 1921-1997 (Acc. 14426)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Bradford Diocese Mothers Union: additional financial records 1995-2004 (WYAS2981)
  • Margaret McMillan Girls School, Bradford: records c1902-2000 (WYAS2984)
  • Shipley Townswomen's Guild: records 1959-2006 (WYAS2990)
  • St Paul parish, Shipley: Mothers' Union records 1964-2006 (WYAS2970)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Green Royd Townswomen's Guild: records 1949-2000 (WYAS2780)
  • Halifax Free Church Women's Council: records 20th cent (WYAS2790)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Wakefield Girls High School: additional records 1986-2006 (WYAS3182)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, East Knoyle, Semley and Sedgehill Branch: minutes and accounts 1945-1982 (3530)

York City Archives Department

  • William Powell Frith, painter: letters (46) to his sister Jane Keyworth 1890-1909 (089)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Angela Olive Carter, author and journalist: papers 20th cent (Dep 10370)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Lady Solti, broadcaster and music patron: unpublished sound recordings (C1227)
  • Freda Swain, composer: unpublished sound recordings (C1197)

Jersey Archive

  • St Saviour's Women's Institute: record book and papers 1999-2005 (JA/1179)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Una Cameron, mountaineer: additional climbing diary 1933 (Acc.12651)
  • Diana Hendry, poet and author: papers 1979-2005 (Acc.12635)
  • Sue Innes, writer and feminist campaigner: papers c1990-2005 (Acc.12633)
  • Naomi Margaret Mitchison, writer and social activist: additional personal and literary papers 1914-96 (Acc.12578)
  • Isabella Plumb, Church of Scotland missionary to Poona and Sialkot: corresp, journals, photographs and papers 1887-1956 (Acc.12680)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Meg Elis, writer: diaries 1968-2004 (Papurau Meg Elis)
  • Mary Taubman, writer: research papers on the artist Gwen John (Mary Taubman Papers)

National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section

  • Susannah Maria Middleton: letters written to her sister Mary Martin Leake from the naval yard at Gibraltar 1805-1808

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Mary Bushby: diary of sailing from Workington to Liverpool on her father's brig 'Carricks' 1825 (DX/2351)
  • Ruth Bratt, employee of Radio Malaya: diary of voyage to Singapore on SS Nestor, Blue Funnel Line 1941 (DX/2321)

Natural History Museum

  • Anne Pratt, writer and artist: colour plates (82) depicting ferns from "The flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain" c1860 (B. MSS PRA)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Jane Sandford of Newtownards: diaries 1906-1943 (D/3662)
  • Irish Women's Bowling Association: minutes and fixtures lists 1946-1997 (D/4384)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Mothers' Union, Ireland: minutes, accounts, reports etc 1903-1996 (RCBL MS 749)

St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • Anne Katherine Babette Evans, historian: papers on history of St George's Chapel, Cirencester and Staffordshire Colleges, lecture notes c1940-2004 (SGC ACC2006/18)

Wellcome Library

  • Eileen Palmer, feminist: papers rel international birth control movement 20th cent (PP/EPR)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Helena Mary Mennie Shire, literary scholar: additional papers 20th cent

Bristol University: Theatre Collection

  • Ethel Mary Smyth, composer and suffragist: TS of play 'The Black Prince'; a short story 'The Windy Gap'; a poem 'The Leaf'; ms of unidentified play; TSS of short stories 'The Blue Rose' and 'The Story of Vox Angelica and Lieblich Gedacht' c 1910 (Acc 2006/079)

Hull University Archives

  • Dianne Hayter, general secretary of the Fabian Society: research and papers rel to publication of 'Fightback!' 1980s
  • Florence Margaret Smith, poet and novelist as Stevie Smith: letters (5) to Polly Hill, and drawings published as illustrations for the poems in 'The Frog Prince' 1946-1969 (DP/209)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Duncroft Approved School for Girls, Staines: photograph album c1960-1979 (D.965)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Alice Abadam, suffragist and feminist: corresp, financial and administrative papers rel Feminist League c1900-1939 (7ALA)
  • Louisa Garrett Anderson, physician and suffragette: papers, family photographs c1870-1917 (7LGA)
  • Millicent Fawcett, feminist and suffragist: autograph letters c1888 (09/02)
  • Berta Freistadt, (fl 1942-2005) poet and drama teacher: papers rel conferences and Women's Studies Network Association c1980-2000 (7BFR)
  • Vera Holme, suffragist: papers, corresp and photographs rel suffrage campaign and Scottish Women's Hospital Unit c1910-1960 (7VJH)
  • Elspeth Rosamund Morton Howe, Lady Howe of Aberavon, Baroness Howe of Idlicote: papers, corresp, speeches, publications and reports rel equal opportunity issues c1970-2000 (7ELH)
  • Sarah Madeleine Martineau, jeweller: diaries 1892-1914 (7SMM)
  • Mary Anne Rawle, suffragist: additional papers c1878-1964 (7MARa)
  • Elaine Showalter, feminist writer: papers, corresp c1970-2000 (7ESH)
  • Association for Moral and Social Hygiene: minutes 1932-1935 (3AMS)
  • British Federation of University Women: papers rel to refugees 1938-1947 (5BFW)
  • Campaign Against Pornography: papers c1990-1999 (5CAP)
  • Feminist and Women's Studies Association: minutes, corresp, newsletters 1985-2003 (5FWS)
  • Movement for the Ordination of Women: reports and papers 1935-1990 (6MOW)
  • National Federation of Women's Institutes: publications, papers, corresp, reports, Denman College legal papers c1914-1984 (5FWI)
  • Society for the Ministry of Women in the Church: minutes of executive and annual general meetings, accounts 1994-2000 (5SMW)
  • St Joan's International Alliance: minutes and corresp rel national and International meetings c1980-2000 (2SJA)
  • Wives Fellowship: minutes of committee and annual general meetings, papers c1916-1990 (5WFE)
  • Women into Computing: conference papers, minutes and corresp 1988-2005 (6WIC)
  • Women Against Violence Against Women, London office: minutes of meetings, corresp, papers 1980 - 1993 (5WAV)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Hilde Jarecki, educationist: papers incl material rel to playgroup associations 1945-1997 (DC/HJ)
  • Mary Medd, nee Crowley, architect: papers incl corresp, diaries, notebooks, drawings, photographs, student work, and family memorabilia c1860-2005 (DC/ME)
  • Girls' Day School Trust: records (DC/GDS)

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • John Whitehead, missionary in the Congo: notebooks, with his wife Lilian c1892-1930 (BMS Acc. 215)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Mary Denning: written memories of Toulton and Cothelstone 1971

Sheffield University Library

  • Catherine deFrance Carver, publisher's editor: corresp 1991-1997 (MS 352)