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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Women's History


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Anne Lucy Poole of Beaumaris: scrap album 1832-1883 (WM2183)
  • Midwife: certificate and register 1904-1927 (WM2193)
  • Cefni Women's Institute: records c1970-2005 (WD3/768-783)
  • Dwyran Women's Institute: records c1970-2005 (WD3/768-783)
  • Llanallgo and Llaneugrad Women's Institute: additional records 1998-2007 (WD3/817-823)
  • Llangefni Inner Wheel: records 1961-2000 (WM2182)
  • Llansadwrn Womens Institute: additional records 1951-1974 (WD3/824-826)
  • Lleisiau'r Frogwy (male voice choir): minutes 1982-2007 (WD24)
  • Mechell Women's Institute: records c1970-2005 (WD3/768-783)
  • Trefdraeth Womens Institute: additional records 1952-1984 (WD3/784-816)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Sorn branch: minutes, corresp, photographs, etc c1930-2004 (Accession 1224)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Kilwinning branch: records 1972-2006 (Accession 1222)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Loudounhill branch: minutes, annual reports, members' roll 1932-1979 (Accession 1250)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Hoyland Nether Board School: Girls' Department log book 1876-1891 (A/3143/E)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Nesta Exon, secretary to the Mayors of Bath: personal papers and photographs, incl notes for talks on Mayors of Bath 1925-1979 (Acc 712)
  • Carrie Elizabeth Edith Havard: personal papers and photographs incl prospectus of the Manor House School of Domestic Science, Limpley Stoke 1932 (Acc 710)
  • Dorothy Phillips of Bath: personal and family papers and photographs 1890-1980 (Acc 725)
  • Partis College, Bath: trustees' minutes and papers 1827-1950 (Acc 423A)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Womens World Day of Prayer, Bedford: minute book 1977-1999 (Z1284)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Berkshire womens institutes: additional branch records 1924-2006 (D/EX 1925)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Soroptimist International, Berwick-upon-Tweed branch: records 20th cent (BRO 01259)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • East Wickham and Welling Sea Rangers: log book 1947-1964

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Soroptimist International, Bolton branch: reports and financial statements 1989-2000 (FW)

Bristol Record Office

  • Lois Christine Cann, teacher and Bristol Tourist Board guide: working papers 20th cent (43612)
  • Avon Federation of Womens Institutes: records of branches closed since 1975 20th cent (43553)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Peggy Day, local historian, of Stow-cum-Quy: working papers 20th cent (R107/124)
  • Constance Babington Smith, author: papers rel to the purchase and repair of 4 Little St Mary's Lane, Cambridge c1966-70 (R107/073)
  • National Council of Women of Great Britain, Cambridge branch: further records 1934-1999 (R107/081)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Gwenllian Lewis of Llandovery, diarist: diaries and papers 1892-1931 (7997)
  • Johnstown Womens Institute: scrap books and photographs c1960-1989 (7944)
  • Laugharne Womens Institute: record book and scrap book 2000-2005 (8000)
  • St Peter parish, Carmarthen: mothers union minute book 1959-1964 (7977)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Mothers Union, Rochester diocese: additional branch and deanery records incl minutes and accounts 1933-2006 (Acc 7267)
  • Mothers Union, Rochester diocese: additional records incl Diocesan council minutes and corresp, Shoerham Deanery minutes and St Mary's Kemsing branch minutes and newsletters 1968-2006 (Acc 7279)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Mary Lousia Vahey (nee Gannon), local historian: papers incl holograph history of Northwich c1911-1924 (D 7337)
  • Emily White, local historian: research materials rel to production of "Pott Shrigley a Village School" incl trancripts of interviews 1991-1992 (D 7305)
  • Dodleston Womens Institute: records rel to millennium project incl books of record, photographic survey, map, drawings and scrapbooks 1998-2000 (ZCR 7333)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Trefriw Women's Institute: scrapbooks 1987-1997 (CX272)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Gerrans and Portscatho Womens Institute: minutes, record books and scrapbooks 1970-2006 (WI/GERA)
  • Leedstown Womens Institute: record books and papers 1968-1989 (WI/LEED)
  • St Just in Roseland Women's Institute: scrapbook, diaries 1951-2001 (WI/JUR)
  • Veryan Womens Institute: photographs and scapbook 1988-1998 (WI/VER)

Coventry History Centre

  • Mary Harrison, student nurse of Coventry: notebooks and associated papers 1965-1967 (PA2687)
  • Coventry Free Church Women's Forum: minutes and corresp 1916-2007 (PA2679)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Cumbria North Girl Guides: albums of photographs and cuttings 1984-2006 (H8113)
  • Hayton Womens Institute: records incl minutes 1925-1998 (H8104)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Nellie Hodgkins, stewardess on Cunard Line ships: additional papers mid 20th cent (D6719 add)
  • Christopher John Mawhood, businessman: letters to his wife Winifred describing his visit to South Africa 1926 (D6746)

Devon Record Office

  • Babbacombe and St.Marychurch Inner Wheel Club: club and committee minutes 1966-2007 (7146)
  • Exeter Hebrew Congregation: papers of Mrs. Sonia Fodor, President, incl organisational records 1981-2005 (7002)
  • Exeter Ladies Circle: minutes and papers 1951-2006 (7105)
  • Exeter Diocesan Mothers Union: minutes, accounts and papers 1895-1998 (7137)
  • Exeter and District Womens Welfare Association: reports, corresp and papers 1930-1965 (7156)
  • Feniton Young Wives Group: minutes and corresp 1976-1985 (7108)
  • Standing Conference of Womens Organisations, Exeter branch: minutes 1943-1949 (7013)
  • Topsham Womens Institute: records 1928-2000 (6966)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Doncaster Belles Ladies' Football Club: records incl photographs, cuttings, programmes and business plan 1991-2003 (DS 112)
  • West Riding of Yorkshire County Council Medical Officer of Health: register of midwives' cases 1955-1969 (DZ MD 779)

Dundee City Archives

  • Soroptimist International of Dundee: minutes,attendance registers, visitors' book, corresp, newscuttings, photographs, misc papers 1932-2004
  • Soroptimist Housing (Dundee) Ltd.: minutes, reports, accounts, shareholders' registers, corresp, printed material 1969-2006

Ealing Local History Centre

  • Coston Secondary Girls School, Greenford: pupil registers 1932-1975
  • St Ann's Secondary School for Girls, Hanwell: pupil registers 1903-1975

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Bridlington High School for Girls, Old Girls Association: papers incl records of Bridlington High School for Girls 1905-2007 (DDBG)

East Sussex Record Office

  • John Richard Coke Smyth, artist: pocket scrap books, with those of his daughter Elizabeth c1856-1905 (9601)
  • Chyngton Womens Institute, Seaford: records incl minutes 1982-2006 (9621)
  • Ditchling Womens Institute: minutes 1985-2003 (9720)
  • East Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records incl Voluntary County Organisers' reports and material rel to Barcombe, Bishopstone, Hurst Green, Laughton, Mayfield (Evening), Hooe, Hammerwood, Haltye, Wannock Glen, Icklesham, Newick, Burwash, Alfriston, Rotherfield, Cross-in-Hand, Woodsgate Park, Denton and Mount Pleasant, Hailsham Group and Brookside West Group Womens Institutes c1919-2006 (9644, 9683, 9684, 9731, 9747, 9855)
  • Peasmarsh Womens Institute: scrapbook 1871-1952 (9616)
  • Records rel to various Brighton and Sussex charities, inc; subscription book for Brighton Widows' Society (1907-27) c1885-1930 (9688)

Essex Record Office

  • Hilda Elizabeth Pool Grieve, palaeographer: further notes and misc personal papers c1850-1955 (D/Y 14 addl.)
  • Broomfield Womens Institute: further papers and photographs c1920-2007 (D/Z 436 addl.)
  • Chelmsford Diocesan Mothers Union: further minutes, mainly of Blackmore and Dedham branches 1970-2006 (D/CAc 14)
  • Moulsham Junior Girls School: log books 1938-1969 (E/E 215)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Flint and Holywell Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1975-2002 (AN4072)
  • Girl Guides Association, Clwyd: accounts 2006 (AN4090)
  • Hawarden Womens Institute: scrapbooks 2002-2007 (AN4092)
  • Mold Ladies Hockey Club: administrative papers c1920-1943 (AN4089)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Isabel Dwyer, nurse: photograph album rel to military hospitals at Cardiff and Bridgend c1915-1918 (D501)
  • Patricia M Moore, archivist: personal and professional papers including Hughesovka research papers 20th cent (DXFX)
  • Cardiff High School Old Girls' Association: records incl diaries and photographs c1900-2007 (DX263)
  • Womens Archive of Wales: additional records incl membership records and corresp c1998-2004 (DWAW8)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Glasgow Aged Women's Society: records 1945-2001 (TD1715)
  • The Park School and Laurel Bank School, Glasgow: log books, admission registers, etc 1880-1996 (TD1665)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Hamlen family of Huntley: memoirs of Mabel Alice Stacey (nee Hamlen), servant to Madame Chrouschoff, a Russian aristocrat living in London: cassette recording and transcript; Hamlen family tree 20th cent (D10914)
  • Florence Griffiths, teacher: papers rel to family and work at Page School for Girls, Staple Hill, Mangotsfield (D10824)
  • Bourton on the Water Womens Institute: monthly and committee minutes 1992-2003 (D7851)
  • Cinderford Wesleyan Methodist Church: Women's Fellowship minutes, accounts and papers 1961-2006 (D2598)
  • Gloucester Inner Wheel Club: minutes, monthly and committee meetings 1931-2006 (D11046)
  • Lower Slaughter Womens Institute: minutes, monthly and committee meetings 1991-2005 (D11088)
  • Stanway and Didbrook Womens Institute: minutes and reports of monthly meetings 1948-2006 (D2933)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • Greenwich Council Women's Equality Unit: minutes 1986-2000 (2007.15)

Gwent Record Office

  • Monmouthshire womens' institutes: branch records 1919-2005

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Emily Alice Paulina Duff, diarist: diary 1900 (XM12202)
  • Gwynedd Womens Hockey Association: minutes 1997-2002 (XM12142)
  • Penrhosgarnedd Womens Institute: minute and record books 1993-2004 (XM11717)
  • Tudweiliog Womens Institute: minutes 1919 (XM12186)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Elizabeth Hamilton, classics teacher and author: personal and family papers, photographs, notebooks, corresp, drafts of books 20th cent (A2007/20)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Florence Williams of Eastleigh: corresp, diaries, drawings and films c1920-69 (106A06)
  • Copythorne Womens Institute: minute and record books, membership and attendance records, with misc further records 1917-90 (62A07)
  • Cowplain Womens Institute: minutes and record books 1953-2005 (128A07)
  • East Hampshire Federation of Townswomens Guilds: council minutes 1951-95 (108A07)
  • Goodworth Clatford Womens Institute: records incl minutes, photographs and historical notes 1923-2005 (38A07)
  • Swanmore Womens Institute: minutes 1921-2006 (144A07)
  • Titchfield Abbey Women's Institute: minutes, attendance register 1983-2005 (76A07)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Rosina Anne Doyle Bulwer-Lytton, wife of 1st Baron Lytton, novelist: letters to AE Chalon (11) 1854-60 (Acc 4431)
  • Carola Mary Anima Oman, writer: corresp and papers rel to armorial glass removed from the parish church of Ayot St Lawrence 1965 (Acc 4375)
  • Eileen Rose-Marie Roberts, architectural historian: working papers c1968-2002 (Acc 4329)

Highland Council Archives

  • Helen Rae Fife Wilson, lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother: corresp, incl letters from the Queen and Princess Elizabeth c1920-49 (D1096)

Hull City Archives

  • Olive Metcalfe, serviceman's wife: transcript of letters from Olive Metcalfe to her husband during World War II 1939-2007 (DICN)
  • Ann Oliver of Hull: diaries rel to life in Hull and the Garden Village, Hull 1890-1942 (DFAO)
  • Central Midwives Board, Hull area: register of cases 1949-1951 (07/01)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • St Neot's Ladies Circle: records 1961-2005 (Accession 5217)

Kingston Museum and Heritage Service

  • Coombe Girls' School, New Malden: admission records 1992-1999 (KT270)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, New Malden branch: minute books 1948-2004 (KX443)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Marjorie Amriding, photographer of Preston: photographic archive rel to Preston, Fleetwood, Blackpool, Wigan, Ramsbottom incl civic celebrations, remembrance day services, demolition and erection of buildings and local characters c1985-2001 (DDX 2652/ACC10267)
  • Eveline Buck, schoolteacher: records incl corresp from parents, family and friends, photographs and official papers c1900-2007 (DDX 2613/ACC10140, ACC10266)
  • Chorley Methodist Circuit: minutes of women's work and women's fellowship 1936-1988 (MCH/ACC10225)
  • Mitton Womens Institute: minutes, attendance registers, corresp, photographs and slides 1925-2001 (WIMI/ACC10169)
  • Preston Women Citizen's Association: records incl minutes of AGM and executive meetings 1953-2007 (DDX 1749/ACC10249)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Hoby, Ragdale, Rotherby and Thrussington Mothers Union: records 1975-1991 (DE7234)
  • Sarson Secondary School for Girls, Melton Mowbray: records incl admission registers, governors' minutes and headmistresses' reports to governors 1952-1971 (DE7230)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Helena Markson, professor of fine arts: aquatints showing various Liverpool locations c1960-1969 (Acc 6176)
  • Jean Kuni, midwife: register of cases 1955-1959 (Acc 6110)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Mary Augusta Ward, novelist called Mrs Humphrey Ward and social worker: corresp incl letters from Duke of Bedford and John Passmore Edwards, speeches and articles rel to Passmore Edwards Settlement and associated organisations; Dorothy Mary Ward's corresp rel to Mary Ward Settlement and Coram's Fields and Harmsworth Memorial Playground 1889-1921 (B07/72)
  • Elliott Central School, Wandsworth: wartime reminiscences of June Bloomer (nee Austin) and Patrick Williams, former pupils 2006-2007 (ACC/1886)
  • Muslim Womens Helpline: annual reports, policies, call log book 1987-2007 (B07/084)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Mary Kay, teacher: teaching materials c1960-1979 (M751/Box 16)
  • Elizabeth Leach: Second World War memoirs entitled "The Central Library: the war years 1939-1945" 1939-1945 (M740)
  • Walter Lee, solicitor: corresp with Eliza Lee (nee Clapham) 1872-1897 (M782)
  • Shena Dorothy Simon, Lady Simon of Wythenshawe, feminist and educationalist: letters to Judith Parris rel to Mrs Parris' research into part-time female teachers 1962-1969 (MISC/1092)
  • Muriel Ena Sluckis: "Waiting to Celebrate", typescript novel (5 vols), "The Gamble", typescript novel, papers rel to Southport Jewish community and personal papers incl corresp 20th cent (M778)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • National Council for Equal Citizenship, Gillingham Women Citizens Association: minutes with related ephemera 1937-48 (DE1129)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Violet Campling of Norwich: letters rel to air raids on Norwich 1941-1942 (ACC 2007/242)
  • Wilhelmine Margaret Eve Harrod, conservationist: further personal and family papers, incl Boileau family journals 1844-2004 (ACC 2007/30)
  • East Anglian Womens Hockey Association: further records 1906-2003 (ACC 2007/278)
  • Holt Womens Institute: records 1937-2001 (ACC 2006/289)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Soroptimist International, Scunthorpe and district club: minutes and papers 1970-2007 (1290)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Margaret Gott, of Harrogate: household account book 1822-1842 (Z.1255)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Diana Barley, magistrate: magistrates papers incl corresp, minutes and reports rel to Probation Service, Youth Service, magistrates and Justices of the Peace c1960-2002 (7183)
  • Amanda Whittington, playwright: scripts, publicity material and newscuttings 1999-2007 (7160)
  • Eastwood Girls School: admission register 1877-1878 (7218)
  • Gedling Women's Institute: record books, minutes, programmes and news cuttings 1935-2003 (7163)
  • Nottingham Ladies Swimming Club (Victoria Baths): minutes and papers rel to closure of club 1928-2002 (7231)
  • Nottingham North Inner Wheel: minutes, accounts, visitor books, scrap books and membership records 1961-2006 (7177)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Bletchingdon Womens Institute: committee minutes and record books 1953-91 (Acc 5695)
  • Henley Golf Club: additional records comprising ladies' handicaps, march results, cash book and competition book 1938-2007 (Acc 5666)
  • Marston Women's Association: minutes, financial and membership records 1965-2003 (Acc 5618)
  • Oxfordshire Federation of Women's Institutes: additional minutes and corresp rel to classes offered 1930-2005 (O3)
  • Steventon Womens Institute: minutes, annual reports, accounts, attendance registers, scrap books and photograph albums 1947-2003 (O193)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Broad Haven and Little Haven Womens Institute: scrapbooks 1953-2000 (D/WI/19)
  • Manorbier Womens Institute: minute books and records of monthly meetings 1965-1991 (D/WI/20)
  • Soroptimist International, Milford Haven and District Club: minutes, accounts and annual reports 1955-1990 (DSO/94)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Maxtone Graham family of Cultoquhey: personal, business and literary papers, mainly of Jamie Maxtone Graham and his wife Jan Struther c1920-1990 (ACC07/03)
  • Forgandenny Woman's Guild: minute books 1949-1982 (ACC07/06)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Atholl group: minute books 1941-1988 (ACC07/08)
  • Young Women's Literary Society, Blairgowrie: cash book 1892-1919 (ACC07/39)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Peterborough North branch: minute books 1949-1997 (PAS/TWG)
  • Peterborough Women's United Total Abstinence Council: records 1908-1925

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Jeanette Hipsey, midwife: financial papers rel to work at at Alexandra Maternity Home and Freedom Fields Hospital. 1965-1999 (Acc 3298)
  • Myra Knowles, playwright: scripts, poetry, notes, corresp, and Asian photographs 1990-2001 (Acc 3281)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Girl Guides Association, Breconshire: album of photographs c1910-1997 (B/SOC/9)
  • Grosvenor Women's Institute, Llandrindod Wells: minutes, committee book, attendance record book, scrapbooks 1986-2000 (R/D/WI/2)
  • Llanddewi Ystradenny Women's Institute: minutes, accounts, annual reports and programmes c1930-1990 (R/D/WI/9)

Sheffield Archives

  • R Crossley, midwife: registers of cases 1935-1957 (NHS37)
  • Sheffield South East Federation of Townswomen's Guilds: minutes 1959-1993 (X125)
  • Soroptimist International, Sheffield branch: minutes and photograph and news cuttings albums 20th cent (X114)

Shropshire Archives

  • Margot Callendar Daniel (nee Charlton): diaries 1926-2007 (7697)
  • Shropshire Lesbian and Gay Campaign: records 20th cent (7698)

Somerset Record Office

  • Margaret Davis of Clevedon: diary of a walk in West Somerset and North Devon (with transcript, 2004) 1880 (A/CTT)
  • Bath and Wells Diocese Mothers Union: diocesan, archdeanery, deanery and branch records 1875-2004 (D/D/mu)
  • Somerset women's institute branch records 1918-2007 (DD/WI)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Violetta Fage, teacher: papers, photographs and postcards rel to teaching career at La Sainte Union Training College 1902-09 (6735)

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

  • Lichfield Afternoon Women's Institute: monthly meeting and committee record books 1996-2004 (D467)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: records of Larbert and Stenhousemuir, Cambusbarron, Greenhill and district branches 1910-2005 (A1320)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Great Barton Women's Institute: further record books 1978-2001 (GH519)
  • Suffolk West Federation of Womens Institutes: minutes of group meetings (Drinkstone, Glemsford, Honington and Moulton and Exning) 1964-1998 (GH508)
  • Women's institute minutes for branches at at Assington, Chelsworth and Monks Eleigh, Drinkstone, Groton, Stoke-by-Nayland and Worlington 1918-2004 (GH503)

Surrey History Centre

  • Cranmer family of Mitcham: letters to Maria Cranmer from R Dixon, with related research notes 1782 (8215)
  • Mollie Patricia Inglis, of Farnham: diaries and personal papers c1920-79 (8234)
  • Margaret Vaughan-Lewis, county archivist of Surrey: notes rel to inverviews for Southern Counties Radio c1990-2005 (CC1108add)
  • Iris Wall, local historian and secretary of Lest We Forget Association, Epsom and Ewell branch: diary mainly rel to war years and association work 1933-45 (8095)
  • Parsons Mead School, Ashtead: records incl foundation papers, photographs, press cuttings, Old Girls Association minutes and school histories 1861-2006 (8091)
  • Surrey Federation of Womens Institutes: additional branch records incl of Ash Afternoon, Blackheath, Chilworth, East Horsley, Horsell Evening, North Downs Group, Onslow Village and St Catherine's branches 1919-2003 (7650)
  • Tillingbourne Valley Womens Institute: records 1969-2004 (8115)
  • Wimbledon County School for Girls: additional records incl staff registers, log book, photographs and audio-visual materials 1905-96 (7640)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Ann Elizabeth Clare: domestic accounts and photographs 1919-77 (DF.CLA)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Fanny Williams, schoolmistress: autograph album rel to time at Warrington Training College 1904-1920 (WMS 2880)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Mrs E Robinson, of Rugby: antiquarian notebooks incl corresp and photographs early 20th cent (CR 4169)
  • Mary Ann Golby, midwife, Chilvers Coton: registers of cases 1905-1918 (CR 4121)
  • Edna Ann Whitehouse, midwife, Warwick: register of cases 1930-1943 (CR 4156)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, South Warwickshire Federation: federation and executive committee minutes, photographs and scrap book 1971-2006 (CR 4160)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Angmering Womens Institute: records incl minutes, with material rel to Mengham Womens Institute 20th cent (Acc14652)
  • Bosham District Girl Guides: minutes 1954-65 (Acc14775)
  • Chichester City Townswomens Guild: minutes 1991-2006 (Acc14660)
  • Goring Ilex Townswomens Guild: records 1957-2002 (Acc14876)
  • Selsey Womens Institute Market: minutes and papers 1959-2006 (Acc14933)
  • Sheila Kaye-Smith Society: additional records 1914-2007 (Acc14831)
  • West Sussex womens institutes at Ardingly, East Preston Green and Wolstenbury: additional records 1943-2002 (AM)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Edith Dora Usher, of Shipley: diaries 1892-1972 (WYB335)
  • Bradford Ladies Circle: minutes 1950-1995 (WYB354)
  • West Yorkshire (North) Guiding Association: additional records 1934-1994 (WYB199)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Muriel Berry, poet and writer: personal papers 1894-1997 (WYL2165)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Wakefield Girls High School: additional records 1904-2002 (C887)
  • West Yorkshire Federation of Womens Institutes: records 1933-2004 (C1305)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Dinton and Baverstock Womens Institute: minutes 1988-2002 (3626)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Elizabeth Allen, mayoress of Wolverhampton: scrap book and photo album rel to her time as mayoress 1969-2003 (DX-1023)
  • Wolverhampton Prostitution Working Group (WPWG): minutes, reports and misc papers 1990-2006 (DX-1022)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Belbroughton Women's Institute: minutes 1931-1983 (BA14486)
  • Hereford and Worcester Federation of Townswomen's Guilds: scrapbooks 1994-2006 (BA14541)
  • Royal British Legion, Womens Section, Broadway branch: minutes 1989-2002 (BA14511)
  • Worcestershire Association of Women Graduates: minutes, corresp, programmes and financial papers 20th cent (BA14500)
  • Worcestershire Federation of Women's Institutes: records of closed branches and photograph albums 20th-21th cent (BA14532, BA14559)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Beryl Bainbridge, actress and writer: corresp and papers 1925-2004 (Add. 83729-83829)
  • Angela Olive Carter, author and journalist: letters to Simon Watney 1983-1991 (Add. 83682)
  • Eleanor Farjeon, author: additional papers 1888-2003 (Add. 83077-83196)
  • Grace Higgins, housekeeper to Clive and Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant: papers 1900-2001 (Add. 83198-83258)
  • Edward James Hughes, poet, Sylvia Plath, poet and novelist,and Leonard Baskin, sculptor: additional corresp and literary MSS 1958-2000 (Add. 83684-83698)
  • Charlotte Malkin, wife of Benjamin Heath Malkin, schoolmaster and antiquary: memoir rel to the lives and final illnesses of four of her children 1801-1840 (Add. 83197)
  • Anne Laura McLaren, geneticist: corresp and papers c1940-2005 (Add. 83830-83999)
  • Sydney Smith, canon of St Paul's and wit, and his wife Catharine Amelia Smith: letters to Elizabeth Stanhope, wife of 5th Earl of Harrington 1840-1844 (Add. 82944)

British Library, Music Collections

  • Joan Ursula Vaughan Williams, writer: corresp (2007/53)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service: Eastbourne Heritage Project, oral history interviews with Eastbourne residents rel to social history of food and drink 2005 (C1243)
  • Helen Lloyd, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism: interviews with diabetes sufferers 20th cent (C1239)
  • Lara Marks, historian of medicine: interviews with scientists, medical practitioners and lay test participants involved in the development of the contraceptive pill 20th cent (C1241)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Gwyneth Barger, journalist: corresp with colleagues in London 1940-1946
  • Freda Burton Bonner: papers rel to service in the WRNS 1940-1946
  • Mavis Ena Lee, internee: papers rel to internment in Hong Kong 1941-1945
  • Doreen Stanford, evacuee: diary recording evacuation from Siberia during the Russian Civil War 1919-1920
  • Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart, wife of 7th Marquess of Londonderry, political hostess and writer: diary rel to visit to the Western Front battlefields as the Director General of the Womens Legion 1919

Island Archives Service, Guernsey

  • Miss Mansell, Guernsey: additional account books 1907-1916 (AQ 790/26 & 27)
  • Elizabeth Mansell of Guernsey: weather journals 1862
  • Guernsey womens institutes: records 1940-2000 (AQ 872, 876, 877)
  • Ladies' College, Guernsey: minutes 1872-1886
  • Diary of a Guernsey lady in a German internment camp 1945 (AQ 901/05)

Jersey Archive

  • Catherine Allchin of Jersey: corresp, papers and photographs 1940-1945 (JA/1248)
  • Marjorie Case Archive: research papers rel to fashion and textiles in Jersey 1800-2000 (JA/1340)
  • Florence Rolande Marie Jouan, Jersey: corresp, papers and collections rel to her 1904-1989 (JA/1235)

National Library of Ireland

  • Major Sir Edward Fitzgerald Campbell: corresp, incl that his wife Georgiana Metcalfe, with his mother Pamela and other family members 19th cent (Acc 6469)
  • Dorothy Molloy Carpenter, artist and poet: further literary papers 1970-2004 (Acc 6642)
  • Thomas James Clarke, Fenian organiser: corresp and papers incl corresp with his wife, Kathleen 1840-1925 (Acc 6410)
  • Mary Nesta (Molly) Keane, novelist and playwright: letters to James Roose-Evans 1988-94 (Acc 6461)
  • Ria Mooney, actress, director and writer: corresp and papers c1930-69 (Acc 6548)
  • Eilis Ni Bhradaigh, lexicographer: papers incl notes and index cards rel to a dictionary of popular speech (Acc 5877 and Acc 6659)
  • Eileen Kathleen O'Casey, singer and actress: corresp and papers 20th cent (Acc 6470)
  • Agnes O'Farrelly, writer and promoter of Irish language: papers rel to her involvement with the Celtic League and the Camogie Association (Acc 6643)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Graham family of Skipness Castle: additional diaries of Susan Roope Graham 1860-61, 1868 (Acc.12752)
  • Rose Ethel Bassin, teacher and writer on Scottish folk music: papers of and rel to her c1920-60 (Acc.12740)
  • Joyce Gunn Cairns, portrait painter: additional corresp 2000-2007 (Acc.12860)
  • Margery Clinton, potter: recipes and tests, firing schedules, files etc 1963-2005 (Acc.12879)
  • Margaret Elphinstone, author: additional research papers and drafts of the novel "Light" c2004-05 (Acc.12865)
  • Mary Garden, opera singer: material of and rel to her (Acc.12864)
  • Mollie Hunter, novelist: additional literary papers 1967-2001 (Acc.12792)
  • Girlguiding Scotland: minutes, financial records etc 20th cent (Acc.12861)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Marion Eames, novelist: papers incl drafts, diaries and corresp (Papurau Marion Eames)
  • Julia Ann Hatton, novelist: contemporary notebook containing copies of works 1764-1838 (MS 23958)

National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section

  • Admiral Sir Nowell Salmon and his wife Emily: diaries and corresp 1857-1912 (SAL/)
  • Marion Wright, Titanic survivor: letters and rel papers 1907-1965 (HSR/Z/30)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Amy Beatrice Carmichael, missionary: additional papers 1900-81 (D4061)

Royal Naval Museum

  • Sarah Ford: letters from her husband and brothers rel to naval service 1846-79 (2007.83)

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)
  • Lillian Browse, art dealer and historian: personal papers, research papers, papers rel to Roland, Browse and Delbanco c1960-99 (TGA 20075)
  • 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)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Joyce Lankester Brisley, illustrator: papers 1903-1976 (AAD/2007/4)
  • Elizabeth Suter, fashion illustrator and lecturer: papers c1960-1989 (AAD/2007/9)


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • British Broadcasting Corporation: Woman's Hour Guest of the Week book 1947-1969 (R51/1,362)

Bishopsgate Institute

  • Noreen Branson, political activist and historian: records incl corresp with Clive Branson, handwritten notes and typescript Communist Party of Great Britain papers 1941-1967 (BRANSON)
  • Caroline Selena Ganley, co-operative movement activist and politician: typescript autobiography and papers incl corresp 1916-1966 (GANLEY)
  • Mavis Middleton, peace activist and campaigner: records incl papers and corresp rel to peace and campaign issues and papers rel to Sir Martin Ryle 1971-1999 (MIDDLETON)

Chethams Library

  • Moss Side Baptist Ladies Hockey Club: minute book 1958-1989

Linnean Society of London

  • Doris Mary Kermack and Kenneth Alexander Kermack, zoologists: research notes

Representative Church Body Library

  • Bessie Lanyon, Belfast: her collection of autographs and autograph letters of Irish. British and colonial churchmen 1827-1918 (RCBL MS 817)
  • Girls Friendly Society in Ireland: minutes, accounts and reports of the society in the diocese of Meath 1895-2005 (RCBL MS 810)

Wellcome Library

  • Anne Bayley, surgeon: additional papers incl corresp and photographs 20th cent (PP/BAY)
  • Margaret Bennett, general practitioner: practice records, incl records of predecessor partners Dr A S Clark and Dr C R Sharpe 1940-1978 (GP/64)
  • Judith Langfield, general practitioner: diary 1965-2006 (GP/63)
  • Wendy Diane Savage, obstetrician and gynaecologist: additional papers 20th cent (PP/WDS)
  • Walker, nurse: corresp rel to time working in Portuguese East Africa 1930-1938 (MS.8537)
  • Evelyn Warner, staff nurse: papers incl lecture notes rel to hygiene, anatomy, physiology and the theory of nursing c1948 (MSS.8492-8494)
  • Queen's Nursing Institute: records incl statistics, corresp, minutes of the East Anglia Regional Branch and papers rel to Dame Rosalind Paget c1900-1975 (SA/QNI)


Bath University Library

  • Women's hockey in the UK: minutes, corresp and papers (an amalgamation of personal collections of female hockey players) 1895-1960 (HOCKEY)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Dorothy Jewitt, nursing missionary: MS autobiography, photograph albums rel to her service in Eastern Nigeria and misc papers 1924-1957 (CMSACC/908)
  • Isabella Martha Willis: diaries (2) and household account book 1859-1875 (MS278)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Bristol University Womens Club: papers 1923-2003 (DM 2112)

Bristol University: Theatre Collection

  • Rosalinde Fuller, actress: ephemera and letters received 1900-1975 (Acc 2007/0058)
  • Womens Theatre Collection: additional papers incl records rel to Moving Target Theatre Co 1985-1990 (Acc 2007/0069)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Ruth Sasha Young, wife of Lord Young of Dartington: additional letters to MJ Walker 1972-80 (Misc 85)
  • Rosina Rivett: papers rel to the family of her brother Arthur Pack and his wife Elizabeth Amy Thorpe (later Brousse), the spy known as 'Cynthia', 1915-87, incl letters from 'Cynthia' 1936-63 1915-87 (Misc 86)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Dora Carrington, painter: letters to FL 'Peter' Lucas 1927-31 (SC/LucasFL/1/1)
  • Rosamond Nina Lehmann, novelist: further personal and family corresp and papers 1890-1990

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Sisterhood of SS Mary and Modwenna: additional legal corresp and financial records 1877-1955 (2007/278)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Heather Corlass: papers rel to work at the Ministry of Education, Khartoum incl travel journals, diaries and photographs 1947-55 (SAD)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Patricia Beer, poet and writer: literary and personal papers 20th cent (MS 335)
  • Exeter University Ladies Circle: administrative and financial papers, membership records 1976-2006 (MS 332)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Brenda E Griffiths: scrapbook and photos 1935-1938 (D.983/1-2)
  • Nettie I Owens (nee Hardie), student of geography: notes, project essays and photograph album 1932-1937 (D.1005)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Helen Pearl Adam, journalist: papers and notebooks of poetry 1912-1956 (7HPA)
  • Josephine Elizabeth Butler, feminist and social reformer: further letters and papers 1880-1886 (3JBL)
  • Jill Craigie, film director: papers, incl the Grace Roe Archive and other suffrage material 1900-1999 (7JCC)
  • Winifred Clara Cullis, physiologist: corresp and papers 1900-1950 (7WCU)
  • Ellen Louise Whelan, musician, Wimbledon: further diaries covering family life, worker as a pianist, courtship and marriage 1935-82 (7ELW)
  • Association for Moral and Social Hygiene: further papers 1870-1930 (3AMS)
  • British Federation of University Women: additional refugee sub-committee papers 1938-1947 (5BFW)
  • Institute of Consumer Science: records 1950-2000 (6ICS)
  • International Council of Women: additional corresp and papers 1980-2000 (5ICW)
  • Movement for the Ordination of Women: additional journals, minutes and papers 1970-2000 (6MOW)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Charlotte Joanne Erickson, historian: collected material and data rel to emigration from the United Kingdom to the United States of America 19th cent-20th cent (EMIGRANTS LETTERS)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Mary Hamilton, courtier and diarist: papers incl corresp with family and friends and journals 1764-1819 (2007/008)
  • Rachel Jenkins, executive secretary, William Temple Foundation: research papers c1980-1999 (2007/011)

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

  • Hong Kong Council of Women: newsletters incl minutes of meetings, with some annual reports 1988-1995 (MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 371)

Oxford University: St Antony's College: Middle East Centre Archive

  • Violet Penelope Dickson, wife of Colonel Harold Dickson and resident of Kuwait: additional papers, mainly corresp with her son HYWS Dickson c1880-1985 (0364)
  • Rosalind Ramirez, governess: corresp and papers incl material rel to her time as governess to King Feisal II of Iraq 1943-64 (0408)

Southampton University Library

  • Vera Rosenberg: family papers, mainly photographs incl material rel to family life in Kiev during her childhood c1890-1969 (MS 368)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Alice Kipling, sister of Rudyard Kipling: printed, typescript and MS papers by Trix Kipling, used for the book 'Trix: Kipling's forgotten sister' by Lorna Lee (SxMs 90)
  • Kate Paul, writer: personal diaries and corresp, incl letters from the pop artist Derek Boshier 1958-2008 (SxMs 94)
  • Dorothy Woodman, journalist with the New Statesman: corresp and literary drafts, incl corresp and photographs of Kingsley Martin c1930-70 (SxMs 95)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Sue Hastings, employment consultant: research papers for tribunals and legal papers on Equal Pay campaigns 20th cent (598)
  • Kathleen B Richards, social worker: papers rel to Royal Commission on the National Health Service 20th cent (595)