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Major accessions to repositories in 2011 relating to Art


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • George Butler, art director, JW Thompson Ltd: further corresp, publications, photographs and art work 1923-1995 (HAT21/493)


Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Kendal Art Society: minutes, reports, membership book, misc notes, catalogues, programmes, exhibition files, press cuttings 1929-2011 (WDSO 363)

Dorset History Centre

  • Louisa De La Poer Beresford, artist, wife of 3rd Marquis of Waterford: sketchbook from Highcliffe Castle 1800-1850 (D.1247)
  • Norman Saunders-White, artist and theatre director: papers and CD rel to the exhibition 'Norman at 80' 20th cent (D.2315)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lilian Swanwick, artist: additional diary 1909 (ACC 10903)
  • Joseph Herbert Cribb, sculptor and stonecarver: further corresp with GR Cole and copy papers rel to Anthony Gardner, bookbinder and artist 1927-74 (ACC 10882)
  • Rupert Forbes Gunnis, art historian: papers 1881-1946 (ACC 10919)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cheltenham Art Club: additional papers 1996-2010 (D11487)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • Joseph Reginald Brennan, illustrator: documents, photographs and drawings 1910-1993 (JRB)

Henry Moore Institute Archive

  • Shelagh Cluett, sculptor and teacher: sketchbooks, diaries, photographs and corresp 1960s-2007 (2011.038)
  • Rupert Forbes Gunnis, art historian: corresp, photographs, diaries and journals c1900-1965 (2011.218)
  • Charles Hewlings, sculptor: sketchbooks and drawings 1970s-2000s
  • Ronald Pope, sculptor: corresp, drawings, architectural plan rel to commission for relief at Atherstone magistrates court (1966) 1966-1967 (2011.433)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Ross International Arts Festival: records 1990 - 2000s (CM10)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicester Society of Artists: minutes, ledgers, exhibition catalogues, sales at exhibitions, corresp, visitors' books, other misc records 1882-2009 (DE8109)

North Devon Record Office

  • Brian Chugg, artist and writer: additional research notes, photographs and papers 20th cent (A455)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Laura Knight, painter: corresp with Major Peter Casson with photographs rel to Laura Knight and her work 1961-1969 (8015)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • James Purdy, artist, Oldham: notes for various publications c1930-40 (2011/35)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Ernst Blensdorf, sculptor: corresp, papers, writings on art 1890-2010 (A\DGK)

Surrey History Centre

  • Edward Wilkins Waite, artist: additional papers incl research on his images and genealogy, and sketchbook by his father, Edward Waite 1893-2011 (8752)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Jessie Beard, artist, Tameside: personal papers, photographs and artworks c 1900-60 (3958)
  • Harry Rutherford, artist: personal and professional papers 20th cent (3918)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Arundel Festival Society: records c1977-2004 (Acc 16296)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Alasdair James Gray, author and artist: further literary papers and corresp c1950-2011 (Acc.13289)
  • Peter Haining, mixed media artist: corresp, drawings and papers (The Attic Archive) 20th cent-21st cent (Acc.13227)
  • Osbert Lancaster, cartoonist and designer: cartoons and drawings 1939-82 (Acc.13237)
  • Jacques Laudy, Belgian illustrator: drawings (15), evidently intended as illustrations for an edition of "Kidnapped", with cognate material 1941-42 (Acc.13291)
  • David Roberts, painter: letters and papers of and rel to him 1847-64 (Acc.13281)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Marianne North, traveller painter and naturalist: letter to her maid Annie, whilst in Tenerife c1870-1879 (PrP 11-0012)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Wendy Baron, art curator and author: research papers rel to Ethel Sands and Walter Sickert c1970-2001 (TGA 20119)
  • Marc Camille Chaimowicz, artist: records rel to artwork 'Partial Eclipse' 1981-2006 (TGA 201110)
  • Yvonne Robinson, artist: papers and corresp rel to Niki de Saint Phalle c1980-2011 (TGA 201115)
  • Edwina Sassoon, art curator: papers rel to artists' commissions 1995-2010 (TGA 20116)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Rafaelle Monti, sculptor: drawings, plans, engravings, photographs, corresp and papers 1846-81 (AAD/2011/3)
  • Bill Stair, illustrator and film designer: papers and prints c1970-79 (AAD/2011/6)
  • Women's Press, publishers: papers 1977-91 (AAD/2011/12)
  • Association of Art Historians: oral history recordings and transcripts 2009-2011 (AAD/2011/8)


Black Cultural Archives

  • Kenness George Kelly, artist: interview recordings rel to his life story and some of his work 2011 (AC2011/11)
  • Gordon da la Mothe, artist: papers c 1979-1990 (AC2011/3)

Chetham's Library

  • George H Rowbotham, antiquarian and artist: diaries, drawings, photographs late 19th cent

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Edward Jeffery Irving Ardizzone, artist, illustrator and author: artwork for his "Little Tim" books and other authors' books incl Graham Green, Eleonaor Farjeon and Ursula Moray Williams c 1973 (EA)
  • Polly Dunbar, author and illustrator: artwork for 'Consequences' by R Kipling 2011 (PoD)


Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Vanessa Bell, painter: letters and postcards (129) to Julian Bell 1926-1937 (CHA)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Peter Haining, mixed media artist: research notes, journals, drawings, corresp and art projects rel to the Attic Archive Project 1980-2005 (2011/438, 440, 448, 464, 472)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • John Moat, writer and artist: additional poems and papers 1950-1999 (MS 230)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Henry Ratcliffe Whistler, brother of Rose Fuller Whistler: family bibles, photographs and papers 1855-1960 (MS Whistler)

Newcastle upon Tyne University: Special Collections

  • Leonard Charles Evetts, artist and conservationist: corresp and photographs 1924 - 2000 (LE)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde: records incl corresp files rel to exhibitions staged at the Gallery, catalogues, posters, financial records and press cuttings 1973-2011 (Accession 1277)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library : Special Collections

  • Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, painter: photographs rel to the Dutch marine painter Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831-1915) 19th cent (AT Album 6)
  • John Hardman & Co Ltd, artists in stained glass, Birmingham: designs for stained glass windows in churches and other religious buildings 20th cent (MS785)