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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Architecture


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service

  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: plans, drawings and papers 20th cent (MEPK)
  • Bedfordshire Association of Architects: records incl minutes 20th cent (Z1434)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • All Souls parish, Bolton: architectural drawings 1878-1879 (ZZ)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: architectural drawings and project files for developments in Cambridgeshire 1971-1992 (R110/024)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Victor Farrar Partnership, architects, Bedford: papers rel to restoration of churches and other historic buildings in Buckinghamshire area (D-X 1910)
  • Max Lock Group, architects, London: records rel to projects in Milton Keynes c1980-2003 (D 278)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Reports and historical information relating to the renovation of early Georgian townhouse at 68 Dean Street, Soho 1990-2000 (Acc 2641)

Clackmannanshire Archives

  • John Melvin & Sons, architects, Alloa: plans and elevations c1914-1954 (PD 248)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Herbert Cartner & Sons, architects, Carlisle: plans of property in Carlisle and Houghton 1981 (DX 1973)

Devon Record Office

  • Francis V Barker, chartered architect, Chagford: project papers 1939-1957 (7893)
  • Salisbury & Chandler, architects, Exmouth: additional accounts, corresp and papers 1971-2005 (7721)

Dorset History Centre

  • Barnes Grist Partnership, architects, Warminster: plans rel to Dorset projects 1988-2000 (D.2255)
  • Fletcher & Brett, architects, Wimborne: additional corresp, plans, photographs and papers rel to Dorset projects 1888-1967 (D.2217)

Dundee City Archives

  • James MacLaren & Sons, architects and surveyors, Dundee: architectural drawings 1862-1896

Essex Record Office

  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: drawings, plans and corresp files rel to properties in Essex 1965-2003 (D/F 316)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Wilson & Wilson, architects, Falkirk: architectural plans, deed plan books, etc 19th cent-20th cent (A2003)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Leigh family of Woodchester Park: architectural drawings for Woodchester Park mansion, Nympsfield Court Farm and elsewhere, drawn by Benjamin Bucknall and others 1858-1870 (D12263)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • George Gale & Co Ltd, brewers, Horndean: plans of pubs and other buildings produced by John Upfold, architect 1928-83 (104A10)
  • Architects' plans and blueprints of Bramshott Sanatorium and Lord Mayor Treloar's Cripples' Hospital c1920-75 (120A09)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Victor Farrar Partnership, architects, Bedford: photographs and negatives of renovation projects in Hertfordshire c1977-2003 (Acc 4919)
  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: drawings and project reports rel to properties in Hertfordshire 1960-1980 (Acc 4918)

Highland Archives: Caithness Archive Centre

  • Sinclair Macdonald & Son, architects, Thurso: plans, job files and specifications 1873-1947 (SM)

Highland Council Archives

  • Alexander Cattanach, architect: architects drawings by Alexander Cattanach senior and Alexander Cattanach junior incl Kingussie Free Church, Kingussie Roman Catholic Church, and various properties in Inverness 20th cent (D1244)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: architectural plans and project files for developments in Huntingdonshire 1966-2004 (Acc. 5352)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • English Heritage, Survey of London: research notes and copies of sources for Volumes 8-47 including 'South and East Clerkenwell' (Volume 46) and 'Northern Clerkenwell and Pentonville' (Volume 47), includes Greater London Council administration of Survey of London before it was taken over by English Heritage 1920-2006 (ACC/3499/EH)

Norfolk Record Office

  • John Edward Burton, architect: further papers, mainly personal incl material rel to bellringing 1863-2006 (ACC 2010/203)
  • Purcell, Miller & Tritton, architects and historic buildings consultants, Norwich: additional files and drawings 20th cent (ACC 2010/188)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Douglas Wise & Partners, architects, Newcastle upon Tyne: architectural conservation records rel to Fountains Abbey and Studley Roger 20th cent (ZKD)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Thomas Cecil Howitt, architect: ledgers, contracts, plans, bills and photographs 1930-1970 (7745)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • AF Finlayson & Campbell, architects, Aberfeldy: plans of houses, farm and public buildings in North Perthshire c1850-1970 (10/23)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Ruddle Wilkinson, architects, Peterborough: working files, house designs, photographs and lantern slides c1900-1917 (Acc No: 2010/02, Acc No: 2010/04)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • MEPK, architects, Bedford: drawings and projects files for developments in West Suffolk 20th cent (HG502)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Douglas Wise & Partners, architects, Newcastle upon Tyne: records incl plans and reports c1960-1990 (DT.DW)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Leonard Keir Hett, architect: papers incl architectural plans, notebooks 20th cent (Acc 15806)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Elaine Coventry Denby, architect, singer and writer: diaries and journals 1936-1948 (WYB482)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Clement Williams & Sons, architects, surveyors and valuers, Halifax: ledger, journal, day and letter books, certificate book, photographs c1767-1994 (WYC:1535)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Barnes Grist Partnership, architects, Warminster: plans rel to Wiltshire 1989-1998 (3851)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Borough Council: records incl minute books, papers rel to Newhampton Arts Centre Project, planning department and Molineux Hotel restoration project 1997-2010


Jersey Archive

  • David Barlow Associates, architects, Jersey: plans, surveys and photographs 1980-1999 (JA/1667)
  • Barnes & Collie, architects, St Helier: additional records 1960-2002 (JA/1704)

National Monuments Record

  • John William Bloe, architect and architectural historian: research notes, personal papers and photographs 1895-1955 (JWB02)
  • George Frank Allen & Leonard Gordon Allen, architects, London: drawings, photographs and specifications 1949-1957 (AAA01)
  • Gilmore Hankey Kirke, architects, London and Plymouth: surveys, plans, reports and photographs rel to The Grange, Northington, Hampshire 1980-1986 (GHK02)

National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)

  • James Maitland Wardrop, architect: architectural drawings of Falkirk Prison and Courthouse 1864-66 (RHP142427)


Royal Institute of British Architects

  • Henry Thomas Cadbury-Brown, architect: drawings and papers rel to Cadbury-Brown's house in Aldeburgh, Suffolk c1960-1969 (2010.7)
  • Monica Pidgeon, designer and editor of Architectural Design (AD) magazine: manuscripts, corresp and research files rel to career 1951-2006 (636)
  • Anthony Salvin, architect: letters, papers and sketches rel to restoration of St Michael's church, Alnwick c1860-1865 (2010.5)
  • William Walcot, architect, artist and etcher: oil sketches, watercolours and etchings incl perspective for Edward Lutyens' design for Trafalgar Square fountains c1902-1939 (2010.1 and 2010.6)
  • S. Mace, surveyor: plan of house, garden and plantations at Haldon House, Dorset c1735 (2010.2)


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

  • John H Pashen, architect, Tanganyika: papers rel to work in the Public Works Department, including plans, photographs and corresp 1920-63 (MSS. Afr. s. 2482)

Sheffield University Library

  • Alec Daykin, architect and surveyor: architectural drawings, incl Sheffield University's drama studio; theatre and costume designs and records rel to archaeological expeditions 1935-1983 (MS 394)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Patrick Corbett, architect and Indian civil servant: papers 1888-1903 (IE TCD MS 11379)