Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2011 relating to Women's History


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • Eric Leslie Barker, comedy actor: corresp and papers incl material rel to his wife, Pearl Hackney 1931-65 (S541)

History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Patricia Kathleen Randall Mann, advertising executive, J Walter Thompson Co Ltd: papers rel to industry's self regulation issues in Europe c1980-1999 (HAT21/492)


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Boadicea Amelia Bulkeley: diary of her second visit to Wales 1907-1908 (WM/2386)
  • Margaret Ann Bulkeley: diary 1886-1887 (WM/2386)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Electrical Association for Women, Ayrshire branch: records 1960-1970 (Acc. S11/20)
  • Loudoun Inner Wheel Club: minute books 1980-2005 (Acc. E11/04)
  • Scottish Housewives Association, Troon branch: minutes 1951-1955 (Acc. S11/42)
  • Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Cumbrae branch: minutes, corresp, photographs 1951-2007 (Acc. S11/21)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Milton Ernest Women's Institute: anniversary scrapbooks (2) 1911-2008 (X939/9)
  • Wyboston and Chawston Women's Institute: monthly and committee minutes 1941-2002 (X939)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Helen Williams, wife of John Peesley Gegg, farmer: diaries 1842-46 (D/EX 2274)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Third East Wickham Brownies: register of members and corresp 1958-1995 (CSEWB)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Birmingham Weekly Post Women's Guild: records 1951 - 1968 (MS 4064)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Joyce Walker: slides of West Wickham with index 1923-2010 (2112)
  • Petts Wood evening Townswomen's Guild: records including minutes (2110)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Mary Allen: diaries, notebooks and family papers 1924-2010 (FMX/44)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Burwell Baptist Church: Ladies' Guild minutes 1926-1988 (R111/079)
  • Cambridgeshire Constabulary: aliens registration cards for nationalities French-Spanish (alphabetically) and Stateless (female only) 1916-1980 (R111/018)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Peniel Women's Institute: committee and ordinary meeting books 1964-2005 (8261)
  • Women's Institute, Idole and Llangynnwr: record books 1936-1966 (8212)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Hannah Jane Jones: diaries 1920-2004 (ADX/1234)
  • Llanfair Clydogau Women's Institute: records 1926-1988 (D/WI/18)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester Diocese Mothers' Union: records c1930-2003 (EDM 43)
  • Little Leigh and District Nursing Association: balance sheets 1925-29 (D 8011)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Edna May Powell, of Camborne: will, personal papers and photographs 1912-2010 (AD2152)

Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service

  • Emily Nutt, Croydon: corresp between Emily Nutt and Ernest Rodway 1922-1936 (A1031)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Frances Benson, of Abbots Reading: diary (contains entries re earlier and later dates) 1825 (BDX 634)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Helen Cunningham, of Carlisle: diary and misc Purdham, Moscrop, Carruthers family records c 1870-1931 (DX 1864)
  • Bewcastle Park Women's Institute: minutes 1935-96 (DSO 294)
  • Carlisle Afternoon Townswomen's Guild: records 1937-96 (DSO 295)
  • Soroptimist International of Carlisle: records and ephemera 1941-93 (DSO 280)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Allithwaite Women's Institute: records 1940-2011 (WDSO 179)
  • Cartmel Fell Women's Institute: account book, monthly meetings papers 1928-2010 (WDSO 297)
  • Kendal Castle Women's Institute: minutes, account books, subscription book, financial statements 1992-2009 (WDSO 188)
  • Sedbergh Parish: St Andrew's Church Women's Fellowship minutes and reports 1991-2007 (WDSO 360)

Dorset History Centre

  • Louisa De La Poer Beresford, artist, wife of 3rd Marquis of Waterford: sketchbook from Highcliffe Castle 1800-1850 (D.1247)
  • Mary Josephine Collier, Baroness Monkswell, diarist: additional diaries, enclosures and printed volumes 1880-1930 (D.2046)

Dundee City Archives

  • Enid Elizabeth Gauldie, historian and writer: research papers and materials rel to her dissertation on Scottish Bleachfields 20th cent (GD/X451)
  • Broughty Ferry Townswomen's Guild/Ladies Association: minutes and scrapbooks 1981-2006 (GD/X 446)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham County Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records for Oakenshaw, New Shildon, Fir Tree, Shotton Colliery, Tantobie, and Piercebridge branches (Acc No 7944)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Soroptimist International of Kirkintilloch and District: additional records incl minutes 1976-2008 (GD222)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Goole and District Business and Professional Women UK Limited: minute book 1941-1946 (DDX1725)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Lilian Swanwick, artist: additional diary 1909 (ACC 10903)
  • East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records incl of Dallington, Sedlescombe, and Mark Cross Women's Institutes 1926-2011 (ACC 10934)
  • East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records of Crowborough Vale, Newick Green, Heathfield Broad Oak, Buxted, Etchingham, Mile Oak, Rodmell and Southease, and Telscombe Cliffs Women's Institutes 1929-2009 (ACC 10849)
  • East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records of Saltdean Oval, Maresfield Afternoon and Rye Group Women's Institutes 1918-2010 (ACC 10880)
  • East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes: additional records of Fairlight and St Leonards on Sea Women's Institutes 1950-2009 (ACC 11059)

Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

  • Women's Cooperative Guild, Southgate: minutes 1936-1941

Essex Record Office

  • Mabel Lindsell: diaries, household accounts (1939-1946) and other papers 1939-1999 (A13119)
  • Burnham Maternity Home: maternity registers (2 vols) and registered patients born at home (1 vol) c 1949-1976 (A13102)
  • Grange Hill and Chigwell Row Women's Institute: monthly record books (4) and committee meeting minutes (3) 1985-2007 (A13129)
  • Great and Little Leighs Women's Institute: minutes and record book 2002-2006 (A13129)
  • Hadleigh Women's Institute: record books (3), committee meeting minutes (2), attendance registers and scrapbooks/photograph albums (2) 1973-2003 (A13129)
  • Lionmede Maternity Home, Chelmsford: register of patients born at home 1946-1948 (A13102)
  • Maldon Wycke Women's Institute: monthly record books (4) and committee minutes (4) 1994-2004 (A13129)
  • Woodford Green Women's Institute: minutes, monthly record books and other papers c 1979-2000 (A13129)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Inner Wheel Club, Mold: account books 1963-2006 (AN4577)
  • Oral history interview with Mrs Thomas (b.1916), rel to her time as scullery maid at Hawarden Castle in 1930s 1930s (AN4494)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cheltenham Business and Professional Women's Club: additional records 1943-1999 (D7433)
  • Parkend Women's Institute: scrapbooks 1965-2007 (D12560)
  • Quedgeley Women's Institute: minutes and papers 1974-2002 (D12372)

Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)

  • Manchester Women's Hockey League: minutes, corresp, publicity materials 1933-1993 (G/WHL)

Gwent Archives

  • Delphine Coleman: records of Machen Remembered Project incl photographs c1900-1980 (D5700)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Jill Livock, New Forest Commoner: diaries rel to local events and New Forest flora and fauna 1953-90 (40A11)
  • Florence Robinson: diary-memoir primarily rel to First and Second World War experiences in southern England 1914-45 (98A11)
  • Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton: archives incl music books, recollections by Cassandra Austen, and Austen family corresp c1775-1863 (28A11)
  • Eastleigh and Bishopstoke Townswomen's Guild: log book c1935-69 (49A11)
  • Hampshire Country Markets: records of closed Women's Institute markets at Totton and Basingstoke c1981-99 (10A11)
  • Mid Hampshire and Wiltshire Federation of Townswomen's Guilds: minutes 1941-56 (151A11)
  • Milford-on-Sea Women's Institute: records incl minutes 1918-2006 (58A11)
  • Oliver's Battery Women's Group: minutes, accounts, membership register and scrapbook 1976-2010 (7A11W)
  • Winchester Prison: additional records comprising nominal registers, mainly for women prisoners 1916-33 (88M96W)
  • Women's World Day of Prayer, Crofton branch: minutes 1978-98 (140A11)

Henry Moore Institute Archive

  • Shelagh Cluett, sculptor and teacher: sketchbooks, diaries, photographs and corresp 1960s-2007 (2011.038)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Huntington Women's Institute: records 1927 - 2006 (CM92)
  • Linton Women's Institute: records 1921 - 2011 (CN61)
  • Weobley Women's Institute: minute and record books 1995 - 2005 (CN56)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • St Albans Afternoon Townswomen's Guild: minutes, corresp, accounts, registers of members and further records 1970-2009 (Acc 5039)

Highland Council Archives

  • Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Clashmore branch: minutes and financial records 1923-2005 (D1273)
  • Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Culduthel branch: minutes and accounts 1968-2010 (D1271)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Winifred Holtby, author and journalist: letter to her friend Sybil Babington, photographs of author 1906-2001 (C DMX/326)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Lamb, midwife: case book for Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire 1917-1923 (Accession 5442)

Lancashire Archives

  • Broughton Women's Institute: records incl minutes, annual reports, record books 1926-2009 (WIBR)
  • Lancashire Federation of Women's Institutes: additional branch records 1934-2002 (WILF)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Edith Knight, headmistress of Glenfield Infants' School, Leicester: scrapbook and letter from friends and ex-pupils on active service, photographs, notes and hair from a Belgian refugee (ex-pupil of the school) 1914-1919 (DE8283)
  • Billesdon Women's Institute: registers, minutes, tennis club 1919-2001 (DE8094)
  • Lyddington Women's Institute: minutes 1927-2003 (DE8289)
  • Uppingham Evening Women's Institute: minutes, record books, agendas 1971-2008 (DE8122)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Olga Maginsky, novelist and playwright: personal and literary papers 1950-80 (Acc 6429)
  • Women's Co-operative Guild, Liverpool branch: records incl minutes, photographs 1930-90 (Acc 6421)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Kath Fry, Manchester City Labour councillor: Labour Party and Manchester City Council education and Heaton Park regeneration papers 1979-99 (M818)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Frindsbury Women's Institute: minutes and record books 1954-2008 (DE539)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Isabel Girling: memoir of schooldays in Weston Longville (1908-1916) 1977 (MC 2757)
  • Dorothy E Mann: corresp incl with Soviet Union penfriend and papers rel to personal and family matters 1960-1965 (ACC 2010/319)
  • Diana Mansell, local historian of Burnham Market: research papers 19th-20th cent (ACC 2010/300, 337)
  • Thelma Irene Paines, local councillor: further personal diaries (2) 2009-2010 (ACC 2010/329)
  • Briarbank Maternity Nursing Home, Thetford: case register and indexed case book 1952-1959 (ACC 2011/136)
  • Brooke Women's Institute: scrapbooks rel to village of Brooke c 1925-2005 (SO 279)
  • Thurne with Clippesby Women's Institute: minutes, financial papers and other records 1952-1992 (ACC 2011/251)
  • Interviews with Eileen Marshall about the Second World War and Pauline Watson about the Land Army 1995 (AUD 48)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • National British Women's Total Abstinence Union, Yorkshire County Union: recipes for drinks and remedies 1940s (Z.1383)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Doris Blissett, midwife: case registers 1972-1983 (2011/44)
  • Blisworth Women's Institute: records 1930-2009 (2011/189)
  • Great and Little Oakley Women's Institute: minutes, statement of accounts, corresp 1935-2008 (2011/91)
  • Helmdon Women's Institute: minute books 1988-2002 (NFWI 964-971)
  • Mears Ashby Women's Institute: minute books, statement of accounts, corresp 1948-2009 (2011/99)
  • Ravensthorpe Women's Institute: minute books, record books, programmes, scrapbooks, other misc records 1918-2008 (2011/10)
  • Whittlebury Women's Institute: statement of accounts, minute books, corresp, annual reports c1952-2004 (2011/16)

Northumberland Archives

  • West Allen Women's Institute: records 1932 (NRO 09110)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Association of Women Graduates: minutes, constitutions, newsletters, programmes [RESTRICTED ACCESS] 1933-2000 (8102)

Orkney Archive

  • Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Deerness branch: minute books and members lists 1924-1989 (D127/4)
  • Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Orkney Federation: minutes 20th cent (D127/FED)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • E V M Martin, mother, of Oxford: diaries 1925-66 (Acc 6016)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Fishguard midwife: register of cases 1922-1940 (HDX/1841)
  • Fishguard Women's Institute: minutes 1937-2011 (D/WI/43)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Perth and District Townswomen's Guild: records incl minutes 1937-2003 (Acc11/23)
  • Perth Ladies Circle: records incl minutes c1949-1972 (Acc11/10)

Peterborough Archives

  • Orton Waterville Women's Institute: scrapbooks 1938-2000 (Accession no: 2011/11)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth and District Free Church Women's Council: minutes and reports 1942-2010 (3762)
  • Autograph book of Nurse (Pamela?) Davey Voluntary Aid Detachment, Plymouth with autographs and sketches by soldiers and portrait of Nurse Davey by H Hitt 1914-1936 (3714)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Mair McLellan, author: personal papers including drafts, notes, journals and diaries 1950-1989 (B/X/180)
  • Crescent Chapel Ladies Guild, Newtown: minutes, attendance registers and expenses book 1920-1997 (M/SOC/37)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Eleanor Overfield, nee Gurmin: notebooks containing travel journals, poems, anthologies and musings, documents, photographs c1900-1970 (2011/30)
  • St Mary's Church, Bearwood, Ladies Guild: minutes 1957-1967 (2011/20)
  • Soroptimist International, West Bromwich branch: minutes, reports, annual programmes 1966 - 2007 (2011/54)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield Standing Conference of Women's Organisations: minutes of meetings, accounts 1969-2009 (MD7565)

Shropshire Archives

  • Shropshire Ladies County Golf Association: papers 1988-2008 (8321)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Minehead Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1952-2010 (A\DJE)
  • Standing Conference of Women's Organisations, Taunton branch: minutes, corresp and photographs (A\DHW)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Ralph Stacey: diaries of world cruises, with his wife Muriel 1975-82

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

  • Broughton and District Women's Institute: meeting record books, committee minute books, membership registers, press cuttings, scrapbooks 1921-2007 (D7069)
  • Florence Emery, midwife: register of cases 1946-1957 (7121)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Foxearth Women's Institute: scrapbooks, photographs and Suffolk Millennium project 1989-2010 (GH548)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Bucklesham Brightwell and Foxhall Women's Institute: additional records 1977-2008 (GH19)
  • Capel St Mary Women's Institute: further minutes and record books 2000-2007 (GH463)
  • Women's Co-operative Guild, Walton and Felixstowe branch: minute book 1989-2005 (GF2)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Reydon Women's Institute: minutes, attendance registers, record books and misc papers 1992-2009 (1378)

Surrey History Centre

  • Helen Lloyd, Women's Royal Voluntary Service Centre Organiser, Guildford District: diaries 1940-45 (8916)
  • Caterham Hill Remedial Centre: papers of Margaret Salter, Head of Centre, incl photographs c1980-89 (8799)
  • Elm Club, mental health support group, Esher: papers of Aurelie Stanton rel to the club 1975-86 (8783)
  • Leith Hill Musical Festival: papers of Frances (Fanny) Farrer rel to the festival 1888-1974 (8853)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Redhill branch: records c1931-2010 (8845)
  • Surrey Federation of Women's Institutes: additional branch records for Betchworth, Blackheath, Bookham Afternoon (Little Bookham), Bookham Evening, Brook and Sandhills, Capel, Caterham Hill, Chilworth, Grayshott, Guildford, Holmbury St Mary, Limspfield, Meadowbrook (Brookwood Hospital), Milford Evening, Pirbright, Rowledge, Rydes Hill and District, Sutton and Weybourne Women's Institutes 1897-2008 (7650)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Jessie Beard, artist, Tameside: personal papers, photographs and artworks c 1900-60 (3958)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Elizabeth Conway, local disability access campaigner: campaign papers re access to Altrincham railway station 1995-97 (TRA1583)
  • Marjorie May, Mayoress of Stretford: photographs and scrapbooks 1966-67 (TRA1509)
  • Hale Lodge Townswomen's Guild: records 1964-2003 (TRA1590)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Alexandra Townwomen's Guild: programmes 1945-1992 (S.TWG8)
  • Herrington Women's Institute, Sunderland: programmes 1934-39 (S.WI5)
  • Sunderland No.1 Townwomen's Guild: scrapbook, photographs and programmes c 1937-1978 (S.TWG7)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Ann Creighton, campaigner: minutes, corresp, reports and ephemera 1951-1994 (D212)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Ellen Davis oral recording telling her story of her departure from Germany on the Kindertransport during the Second World War and her life following her arrival in Swansea 2010 (D/D Z 717/21)
  • Elaine Kidwell's recollections of the bombing of Swansea 2010 (D/D Z 717/19-20)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Peggy Bostel: wartime diary c1940-45 (AM508)
  • Doreen Peskett, Women's Land Army: diaries (19) rel to wartime, work, farming personal life while working in the Horsham and Slindon areas 1939-48 (Acc 16338)
  • Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester: photographs of nurses outside the War Hospital 1915-19 (PH/24743)
  • North Emsworth Women's Institute: minutes and scrapbooks 1966-2000 (AM445)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Mary Elizabeth Field (nee Roche): diaries, examination papers and results for pupil teacher probationers, notebooks 1905-1973 (WYC:1569)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Dorothy Turner: diaries, notebooks and corresp 20th cent (WYK1469)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Elisabeth Bernheim, midwife, Leeds: registers of confinement 1953-1980 (WYL2352)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Nancy Hallett, midwife, Wigan: case registers 1917-52 (Acc. 2011/121)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Aldbourne Women's Institute: accounts and papers 1961-2005 (3944)
  • Colerne Women's Institute: additional records 1990-2008 (3938)
  • Potterne Women's Institute: additional records 1937-1994 (2548)
  • Tytherton Women's Institute: additional photographs, minutes and record books 1924-2011 (2276)
  • Wiltshire County Women's Bowling Association: additional records 1997-2010 (4008)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Doris Agnes Sissons, Charter Mayor of Wirral: records incl diary, scrapbooks and photographs 1971-75 (1974)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Bilston Inner Wheel Club: minute books 1946-2000 (2549)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Crabbs Cross and Hunt End Women's Institute, Redditch: minutes and scrapbooks 1965-2006 (BA15271)
  • Inkberrow Women's Institute: records c1921-2005 (BA15276)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Elizabeth Winifred (Betsy) Blair, actress: additional papers

British Library, Music Collections

  • Teresa Cahill, singer: scrapbooks 1955-1970 (MS Mus. 1762)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Elizabeth Mary Patricia Bell, legal secretary to Sir Douglas Young, Allied Commission for Austria: letters, diaries and official papers rel to service with Allied Commission for Austria 1945-1948 (Documents 19081)
  • Julienne Biliaurd, ambulance driver, French Army: journal and documents rel to service during Second World War 1914-1918
  • Mary E Johnston, nurse, Tehran, Second World War: memoir rel to service at hospital camp incl challenges of disease, lack of medicines and language barriers 1942 (Documents 19934)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Frampton family of Guernsey: occupation diaries of Ella Frampton and other occupation related materials 1940-1948 (AQ 1220)
  • Fermain Women's Institute: records 1929-2011 (AQ 1210-1211)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Women's Refuge: additional records 1985-2009 (JA/1898)
  • St Martin's Methodist Young Wives Group: minutes, corresp, membership records and photographs 1960-1976 (JA/1871)
  • St Lawrence Women's Institute, Jersey: additional minutes, photographs corresp and papers 1992-2009 (JA/1989)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • William Sydney Graham, poet: letters from Graham and his wife to Sylvia Thompson, with photographs and art-work 1982-87 (Acc.13264)
  • Edwin Muir, poet and author and Willa Muir, author and translator: corresp, photographs and other papers of and rel to them c1920-93 (Acc.13226)
  • Emma Christina Tennant, novelist and journalist: literary papers 1996-2009 (Acc.13255)
  • Gude Cause Project, celebration of women's suffrage: electronic archive, digital images, sound and video recordings 2008-10 (Acc.13293)
  • St Colm's College, Edinburgh, women's missionary training college: records 1839-2010 (Acc.13301)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Meg Ellis, politician: papers 1950- (Papurau Meg Ellis Papers)
  • Sabine Baring-Gould, writer: autographed manuscript study of 'St Cuby of Duloe' 1900 (NLW MS 24041)
  • Gwyneth Lewis, poet: papers 1959- (Gwyneth Lewis Papers)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Freda Margaret Cocking, member of Auxiliary Territorial Service: diaries, corresp and photographs re wartime ATS activities on River Mersey 1940-47 (DX/2519)
  • Dorothy Holt, passenger on Georgic liner: journal of visit to New York incl Ellis Island on liner Georgic 1932 (DX/2517)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Gertrude Lenwood, nee Wilson, daughter of Henry Joseph Wilson, MP (Lib) for Holmfirth: parliamentary portraits, notebook incl images of MPs arranged by types of facial hair and totals for different types 1892-1895 (HL/PO/RO/1/198)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Sarah Venie Barr, Unionist: scrapbook rel to Ulster Volunteer Force and campaign against Home Rule 1909-15 (D4492)
  • Elish Howie: diary incl bombing of Belfast 1941 (D3300/112)
  • Florence Fulton Patterson, Republican: letters 1944-1974 (D4489)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Jan Bevington Gillett, botanist: papers and photographs (by Eric Hosking) rel to survey of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by Hunting Technical Services and work of British Jordan Expedition 1963 (PrP 11-0005)
  • 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)
  • 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)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • Nora Nicholson, actress: corresp incl from Christopher Fry and John Gielgud and other records 1897-1988 (THM/398)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Alyson Lancaster, model: photographs, press cuttings and papers c1930-89 (AAD/2011/10)
  • Women's Press, publishers: papers 1977-91 (AAD/2011/12)


Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives

  • Catholic Women's League, Birmingham Archdiocesan branch: reports and minutes 1974-2011 (CWL/1)
  • Catholic Women's League, Dorridge (Solihull): minutes of annual general meetings (1986-2003), branch meetings (1885-2003) 1985-2003 (CWL/19)
  • Catholic Women's League, Shelfield: minutes of annual general meetings (1964-2001), and branch meetings (1964-2002) 1964-2002 (CWL/20)

Black Cultural Archives

  • Jacine Crittenden, trustee of Black Cultural Archives: research papers rel to Black history 1982-2006 (AC2011/8)

Glasgow Women's Library

  • 1981 Investment Club, women's investment club: records incl financial records and accounts, minutes, constitution and corresp 1981-2011 (2011-1)
  • University of St Andrews Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transperson Society: minute books, corresp, news cuttings and material rel to LGBT history month and Section 28 1977-2009 (2011-3)
  • Margaret Meades Whalley: collection of textiles and wallpaper designs, oral history interview c1960-90 (2011-2)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Gertrude Jacob, biographer of Sir James Brooke, Raja of Sarawak: letters and family papers 1849-1919 (MSS 4924-4925)

Religious Society of Friends Library

  • Ann Mary Burgess, medical missionary: refugee work corresp 1915-1922 (MSS. ACC. 11314)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Muriel June Scudamore, gynaecologist and cytologist: records rel to her career incl cervical cancer research papers 1942-2008 (S106)
  • Royal College of Midwives: records (transferred from Royal College of Midwives Archives) 1890-2000 (RCM)

Royal College of Physicians of London

  • Helen Marion Macpherson Mackay, physician and first female fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London: papers 1917-1965 (Acc2011/5)

Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum

  • Amy Edgar, nurse: records rel to nursing at the London Hospital (copies) 1905-1944 (RLHPP)
  • Lillie Radcliffe, nurse: records incl letters, poems and handwritten verses 1913-1919 (RLHPP/RAD)

Wellcome Library

  • Cornelia Elgood, physician, Egypt: corresp and papers rel to life and career 1874-1996 (PP/ELG)
  • Kay Jackson, physiotherapist: papers rel to training and career c1920-1949 (PP/KJN)
  • Lt-Col Muriel Newhouse, doctor: typescript memoir rel to service in Second World War, with biographical detail added in 2000 1945-2000 (MS.8766)
  • Vivien Nutton, professor of medical history: corresp rel to career 1985-1997 (PP/VIV)
  • Elizabeth Warrington, neuropsychologist: papers rel to dementia c1960-1999 (PP/WAR)
  • Sunitha Wickramasinghe, haematologist: papers rel to haematology research and patients c1970-2005 (PP/SNW)


Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Robert Franklin Muirhead, mathematician: papers incl letters from Olive Schreiner and Edward Carpenter, photographs and related family papers 1874-1964 (MS Gen)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Miriam Allott, Professor, Liverpool University: personal and academic papers c1940-2000

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Lyn Barlow, Greenham Common campaigner: records incl journals, recollections and poetry 1980-1990s (7LBA)
  • Ginette Leach, Greenham Common campaigner: journal documenting experiences at Greenham Common 1982-1985 (7LEA)
  • Beauty Queens exhibition: interviews with competitors and organisers 2004 (8BQU)
  • Essex Road Women's Centre: records rel to the centre's information and advice services incl photographs 1970-1977 (5ERC)
  • Irene Hilton Memorial Trust: records incl constitution, meeting notes and details of awards 1980s-2011 (5IHM)
  • Keeping Pace, Older Women of the East End Exhibition: transcripts, interviews, film and images 2003 (8KPC)
  • National Alliance of Women's Organisations: minutes, corresp, reports and photographs c1989-2010 (5NWO)
  • National Housewives Association: minutes, corresp and papers rel to conferences 1970-2000s (5LCW)
  • Prostitution, What's the Story? exhibition: 'Prostitution: (be)longing', 'Prostitution: Sold Feelings' and 'Football Fans & Prostitution' films covering prostitution and trafficking 2006 (8PBL, 8PSF and 8FFP)
  • Women Word Spirit, Catholic women's network: minutes, corresp and papers 1983-2010 (5WWS)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Leila Berg, author: records rel to education and children's rights incl corresp, papers and material rel to the Peckham 'experiment' (the Peckham Pioneer Health Centre) 1942-2002 (DC/LBE)
  • Marina Foster, teacher and campaigner: material rel to her role as a campaigner for children's rights and against racial discrimination (DC/MF)
  • Jessie Frances Harrison, teacher: teacher training and teaching notes 1931-1960 (DC/JFH)
  • Nancy Martin, educationist: records incl research papers, corresp with Jimmy Britton and material rel to the Institute of Education 1940-1980s (DC/NM)
  • Rosemary Sassoon, handwriting expert: illustrative material for publications incl slides and examples of children's work 1980-1990s (DC/SA)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Freda Bromhead, author and poet: personal papers incl corresp and unpublished novels 1903-1995 (Acc 2351)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Nina Rapi, playwright and writer: papers of Gay and Lesbians in Theatre, research papers and papers on the unpublished Gay and Lesbian Arts Magazine (GLAM) 1990-2011 (HCA/RAPI)
  • Edith Clara Summerskill, Baroness Summerskill, medical practitioner and politician: papers incl corresp and speech notes 1836-1990s (SUMMERSKILL)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • Janet Rough, Methodist missionary: journals and slides mainly rel to time in Jamaica 1993-1999 (2011/041)
  • Sonia Stromwell, nurse and Red Cross worker: travel journals documenting journeys in Southern Africa 1959-1961 (MS 381087)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Elaine Feinstein, novelist, poet and translator: papers, incl corresp, literary MSS, reviews, autobiographical writings 2007-10 (2011/032)
  • Marion Frank, radiographer: working papers incl International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technicians nd (2011/09)
  • Elizabeth Joan Jennings, poet: literary MSS (2011/002)
  • J P Westhead, of Manchester: recipe book 1833 (2011/045)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Audrey Mead, Women's Land Army: memoirs of "Life as a Land Girl" 20th cent (D DX1932)
  • Mary Wondrausch, potter: papers rel to social and food historian Dorothy Hartley c1940-79 (D DX1941)

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

  • Barbara Akinyemi, nurse: letters and papers rel to life as a nurse in the UK and Nigeria 1938-2000 (MSS. Afr. s. 2499)
  • Bridget M Robertson, nurse, Queen Elizabeth Overseas Nursing Service: photographs of voyage to Kenya and scenes from local life on arrival 1947-50 (MSS. Afr. s. 2494)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Edith Bradley, campaigner on women's and agricultural issues: papers rel to campaigning, war work and other interests 1894-1950 (6588)
  • Barbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn, Labour politician: additional material incl documents, audio and digital records kept by her biographer Anne Perkins 20th cent (6627)
  • Sarah Cooke, religious writer: collected essays with sermons and related material by her husband, Caleb Cooke c1695-1715 (6597)
  • Eliza Hall, European traveller: notebooks of continental tours with TK Hall, incl drawings and watercolours c1820 (6707)
  • Cecil Day Lewis, poet: papers, with papers of his wife Jill (6681)
  • Molly Lymn: diaries/commonplace books (5) rel mainly to theatre, costume design and cinema 1925-30 (6637)
  • Penelope Maitland: letters (64), mainly to Charlotte West (nee Perry) 1783-1805 (6633)
  • Anne Barbara Ridler, author: additional papers 20th cent (6709)
  • Sir Stephen Harold Spender, poet: additional papers incl material rel to Natasha Spender and Ray Litvin (6647)
  • Dorothy Thompson, historian: papers, incl some material rel to EP Thompson 20th cent (6651)
  • Letters (6) from Elizabeth Wagstaffe of Warwickshire 1616-22 (6719)

Oxford University: Griffith Institute

  • Alexandra H Wilkinson, garden historian: notes and drafts for publications rel to ancient Egyptian gardens and cultivation, with slides and some notes on jewellery c1960-2010

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • Dorothy Grace Medway, medical missionary in India: log book and circular letters c1943-2004 (BMS Acc. 281)
  • Majorie Dorcas Webber, missionary in the Belgian Congo: photographic slides c1957-64 (BMS Acc. 273)

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

  • Jill Brown, photojournalist: photographs rel to her work in the Middle East incl material from the conflict in Lebanon (1982) c1970-89 (0553)
  • Dame Freya Madeline Stark, author and traveller: photographs rel to her visit to Yemen with Hugh Leach 1976 (0519)

Southampton University Library

  • Ingeborg Kallman, German Jewish refugee and nursing administrator: personal and family papers, corresp, nursing papers and historical research papers 1938-2010 (MS 386)

St Andrews University Library

  • Dorothea and Bertholde Collin: Order of the Rose of Paradise, typescript of esoteric literature c1920-1929 (ms38838)
  • Esther Inglis, calligrapher and miniaturist: miniature calligraphic manuscript, Les Cinquante Octonaires sur la vanitie et inconstance du monde 1616 (ms38830)
  • Mary Elliot Smart: diaries and letters about life in St Andrews 1900-1950 (ms38804)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Diana Pullein-Thompson, author: additional papers (MS 5443)

University of Roehampton: Archives and Special Collections

  • Christine Athey, teacher and educationist: records incl papers rel to her study of humour, the Froebel Early Education Project and concepts development c1960-2009 (FA/CA)
  • Elinor Violet Goldschmied, educationist: recordings rel to research on treasure basket idea and nursery activities 1950-1990s (FA/EG)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Unison, trade union: video recordings of conferences for women members, black members, disabled members and "lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender" members 1998-2005 (792)