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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Art


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • EH Carrington: album of pencil drawings mostly of churches near Bath 1840-1859 (Acc 709)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Chequers Court: inventory of pictures and objets d'art 1882 (D-X 1801)

Coventry History Centre

  • Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists: records c1900-2006 (PA2712)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Robert Percy Kelly, artist: letters to Joan David (15) 1984 (YDX 427)

Devon Record Office

  • Justin Chevalier, artist: pencil drawings of Hael Mary, near Lydford and Drake Walls in Cornwall (Gunnislake) 1809 (7143)
  • Harry Hems, sculptor: writings, photographs and papers rel to him 1990-1996 (6951)

Dorset History Centre

  • Dorset Association of Arts and Crafts: minutes and papers 1907-2007

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • Milngavie Art Club: minutes, etc 29th cent (MAC)

East Sussex Record Office

  • St John Earp, artist: family papers c1909-88 (9788)
  • Eric William Ravilious, painter: letters to John ('Jock') Murray, publisher 1931-38 (9849)
  • John Richard Coke Smyth, artist: pocket scrap books, with those of his daughter Elizabeth c1856-1905 (9601)

Essex Record Office

  • St James's Art Society for the Deafened: further records c1950-91, with membership register of the London League of Hard of Hearing 1945-92 1945-1992 (D/Z 362 addl.)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Art at Work: minutes, corresp and papers 1995-2001 (Off Acc 1459)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Phil Coy, artist: DVDs, art work and papers rel to education project at Loughborough Primary School 2005 (2007/8)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Helena Markson, professor of fine arts: aquatints showing various Liverpool locations c1960-1969 (Acc 6176)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Contemporary Art Society: further records c1970-2005 (ACC 2006/348)

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

  • National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, Stratford upon Avon: records 1973-1993 (DR1200)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery: minutes, accounts and papers 1969-1995 (GC595)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Art Society: records 1993-1996 (AS)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds Fine Art Club: records 1900-2007 (WYL2171)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Brian Lewis, critic, writer, poet and painter: papers 2002-2004 (WYW1447)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Edward Angelo Goodall, artist: diary, corresp and sketchbooks 1807-1908 (Add. 82920-82924)
  • Henry Holiday, artist: papers rel to the 1871 solar eclipse 1871-1872 (Add. 82962)
  • Edward James Hughes, poet, Sylvia Plath, poet and novelist,and Leonard Baskin, sculptor: additional corresp and literary MSS 1958-2000 (Add. 83684-83698)
  • Edward Johnston, calligrapher and designer: corresp and papers rel to the Society of Calligraphers 1904-1923 (Add. 82730)

National Library of Ireland

  • Dorothy Molloy Carpenter, artist and poet: further literary papers 1970-2004 (Acc 6642)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Joyce Gunn Cairns, portrait painter: additional corresp 2000-2007 (Acc.12860)
  • Thomas Gourdie, painter, calligrapher and teacher: corresp and papers 1933-2004 (Acc.12817)
  • John Higgitt, art historian: research papers (Acc.12798)
  • Henry Kirby, lawyer: albums of sketches and water colour drawings, mainly rel to sporting life at Forsinard 1869-1912 (Acc.12786)
  • Peter White, artist: papers, including sketchbooks, illustrated diary c1938-60 (Acc.12886-7)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Kyffin Williams, painter: drawings, oil paintings, sketchbooks, prints, slides, photographs, letters, diaries and papers

Royal Naval Museum

  • John Frederick Thomas Jane, author, journalist and illustrator: corresp, mainly with his literary agent WH Colles 1879-1915 (2007.12)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Kenneth Armitage, sculptor: corresp to Rosemary Herbert Smith 1946-50 (TGA 200721)
  • Kenneth Armitage, sculptor: corresp to Anne Severs 1952-56 (TGA 200716)
  • John Armstrong, artist: corresp, poetry and photographs 1926-55 (TGA 200713)
  • Colin Booth, artist and academic: papers rel to the Situation Group, Brice Marden and Agnes Martin c1960-79 (TGA 200731)
  • Lillian Browse, art dealer and historian: personal papers, research papers, papers rel to Roland, Browse and Delbanco c1960-99 (TGA 20075)
  • Dennis Farr, gallery director: research papers rel to Lynn Chadwick, Terry Frost, and William Etty; his work at Tate, Birmingham, and the Courtauld; and societies and funding bodies c1960-2006 (TGA 200729)
  • Arthur Fish, art critic and writer: corresp 1887-1908 (TGA 20076)
  • Naum Gabo, sculptor: additional records c1910-49 (TGA 200734)
  • Mark Gertler, painter: personal papers, papers rel to Bernard Meninsky, corresp to Noel Carrington rel to Dora Carrington c1970-99 (TGA 20077)
  • Duncan James Corrowr Grant, artist: papers incl diaries, writings, memoirs, corresp, copies of the 'Charleston Bulletin', sketches and photographs 1880s-1978 (TGA 20078)
  • Patrick Hayman, artist: personal papers 1957-64 (TGA 994)
  • St John Hutchinson, barrister-at-law: letters from Henri Matisse rel to purchase of 'Liseuse Lombrelle' 1926 (TGA 200735)
  • Michael Lumb, academic and collector: papers rel to Ray Johnson; corresp with artists; and papers rel to Robin Crozier and Brian Lane 1985-2005 (TGA 200732)
  • David Mayor, art publisher: personal papers inc records rel to Revealer cassette magazine, mail art and Genesis P-Orridge and Throbbing Gristle c1970-89 (TGA 200730)
  • Alan George Heyward Melly, jazz musician: lecture notes rel to surrealist artists and topics c1970-1999 (TGA 200723)
  • Ben Nicholson, painter: corresp from Kate and Jake Nicholson, Alan Bowness, Terry Frost, Jim Moyes, Victor and Wendy Pasmore, Norman Reid and Leslie Waddington 1969-81 (TGA 200710)
  • Charles Maresco Pearce, artist: MS memoirs of 1905-1914 inc encounters with the Bloomsbury Group, Augustus John and the Camden Town group. c1950-59 (TGA 200724)
  • John Egerton Christmas Piper, artist: letters to John Moody re designs for the theatre 1946-77 (TGA 200725)
  • Berenice Sydney, artist: personal papers inc corresp with galleries and collectors 1966-83 (TGA 200711)
  • Nicholas Zurbrugg, art historian, lecturer and writer: letters to Marita Krivda concerning the avant-garde c1970-89 (TGA 200713)
  • Piccadilly Gallery, London: corresp, photographs of art works, financial records c1960-2000 (TGA 200722)
  • Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London: corresp and photographs rel to the gallery and its exhibitions 1988-2005 (TGA 200715)
  • Institute of Visual Culture: corresp with artists and institutions, financial records (2001-03), records of the Cambridge Darkroom (c1970-99) c1970-2003 (TGA 20079)
  • National Art Collections Fund: corresp between David Lindsay and Sir Alec Martin 1947-2003 (TGA 200726)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Joyce Lankester Brisley, illustrator: papers 1903-1976 (AAD/2007/4)
  • Leslie Durbin, silversmith: papers c1940-1999 (AAD/2007/5)
  • Oskar Ehrensweig, textile designer: designs and workbook c1920-1939 (AAD/2007/11)
  • Enid Crystal Dorothy Marx, painter and designer: papers c 1900-1998 (AAD/2007/3)
  • Edwin Roscoe Mullins, sculptor: papers c1881-1913 (AAD/2007/6)
  • Elizabeth Suter, fashion illustrator and lecturer: papers c1960-1989 (AAD/2007/9)
  • Hans Unger, graphic designer and mosaic artist: additional papers 1939-1982 (AAD/2007/12)
  • Computer Arts Society: records and artworks c1960-1979 (AAD/2007/7)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, York: records (MD 126/19)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Family papers of the Macdonald sisters, who married Sir Edward Poynter, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Alfred Baldwin (father of Stanley Baldwin) and John Lockwood Kipling (father of Rudyard Kipling) c1837-1925 (MS Add. 9774)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Edward Brian Seago, artist: additional letters to AG Delgado, his editor at Collins c1933-45 (ESEA)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Dora Carrington, painter: letters to FL 'Peter' Lucas 1927-31 (SC/LucasFL/1/1)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • EMBRYO: Dundee Textile Artists: minutes, slides, corresp and publicity material 1980-2000 (2007/272)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Gerald Baldwin Brown, art historian: photographs of Anglo-Saxon and other antiquities 1920-31 (E2007.23)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Adrian Henri, poet and painter: additional corresp, drafts, photos and publications 1987-2000 (Henri)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Ronald Wright, artist: photographs, original artwork and autobiography 1950s-2006 (HCA/WRIGHT)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • James Arnold, illustrator: line and technical drawings of farm wagons and carts 20th cent (D ARN)

Southampton University Library

  • British Friends of Art Museums in Israel: records incl minutes, corresp, cuttings and financial papers c1940-2001 (MS 364)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Kate Paul, writer: personal diaries and corresp, incl letters from the pop artist Derek Boshier 1958-2008 (SxMs 94)