Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Women's History


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Carol Ann Fisher, chief executive, COI Communications: corresp and papers, incl her time as marketing director of Holsten Distributors c1980-2009 (HAT2012/58)


Angus Archives

  • Ann Petrie, historian: corresp, photographs c1960-2000 (MS1034)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Bexley Labour Party Danson Park Women's Section: minutes 1948-1958 (CSBLP)

Bristol Record Office

  • Fem FM: broadcast recordings, press materials, photographs, minutes, administrative papers and corresp 1991-2000 (45001)

Bromley Local Studies and Archives

  • St Peter and St Paul's Bromley Parish Church Women's Fellowship: records incl minutes and corresp 1958-2003 (Acc 2208)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Llanelli House School of Nursing: nurses' certificate register, photographs and school prospectus 1947-1952 (8306)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Louisa Elizabeth Cottesloe, Baroness, wife of the 1st Baron Cottesloe: journal 1826-1875 (D-FR/D)
  • Betsy Fremantle, Lady, wife of Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Francis Fremantle: journals 1789-1857 (D-FR/D)
  • Harriet Wynne: journal 1803-1806 (D-FR/D)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester Ladies Bible Association: minutes 1881-1952 (D 8216)
  • Winsford Inner Wheel: minutes 1960-2012 (D 8315)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett Coutts, philanthropist: letters rel to the church of St Stephen Rochester Row, St Stephan's Church Schools, other schools, Colonial Bishoprics and missions 1846-1899 (Acc 2704)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Dora Parton, author: memoir of childhood and family photographs 1899-1924 (CX550, CP491)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Kempe-Homeyard Homes for Seamen's Widows, Veryan: plans and elevations for homes 1952 (P244)

Coventry History Centre

  • Coventry Miners' Wives' Support Group: political and activist papers, book material, photographs and ephemera 1981-1989 (PA2887)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Margaret Nora Bainbridge: diaries, photographs and family papers 1918-1955 (BDX 555)
  • Margaret Grace Braithwaite, lighthouse keeper: corresp, photographs and ephemera 1960-1999 (BDX 650)
  • Elizabeth Mauchline Roberts, Dr, academic historian: exercise books and ephemera rel time as student at Barrow Girls' Grammar School 1911-55 (BDX 656)
  • Girlguiding Barrow Division: records 20th cent (BDSO 51)
  • Ulverston Townswomen's Guild: financial records 1945-2008 (BDSO 134)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • Higham Hall School Bassenthwaite, special school for girls: log book 1956-74 (YDS 98)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Mary Jackson, teacher and local historian: photograph albums, publications, diaries and papers 19th cent - 20th cent (DX 2071)
  • Margaret Vickers, OBE, magistrate and Girl Guides County Commissioner for Cumberland: personal and Guiding papers 1872-2006 (DX 2091)
  • Brampton Ladies' Golf Club: minutes 1930-2002 (DSO 305)
  • Cumdivock Women's Institute: records 1950-2010 (DSO 308)
  • Lanercost Women's Institute: records 1921-2012 (DSO 310)
  • Stainton Women's Institute: records 1920-2012 (DSO 306)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Sheila J MacPherson, County Archivist of Cumbria: personal and work papers 1960-2001 (WDJSM)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Susanna Mostyn, resident of Segrwyd Hall: photograph albums and newspaper cuttings 1850-1890 (DD/DM/1801)
  • Kathleen Webb, local historian: papers incl research notes, photographs, maps and plans rel to Llanbedr and Ruthin 20th cent (DD/DM/1799)
  • Ruthin Women's Institute: records incl minutes, programmes, annual reports, scrapbooks and photograph album 1937-2010 (DD/DM/1783)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Edwina Currie, politician, novelist and broadcaster: subject files incl corresp and related ephemera, court documents and related papers, corresp and legal advice c1980-1999 (D5639)
  • Soroptimist International, Chesterfield and District branch: minutes, accounts, membership attendance registers, history document, year-books, files of papers and photographs rel to past presidents, press cuttings, guest books and other papers 1950-2009 (D7551)

Dorset History Centre

  • Joan Raymond, of Bourne Farm, Winterborne Clenston: diary 1945-1953 (D.2355)
  • Mary Spencer Watson, sculptor: additional photographs and papers 1930-1999 (D/MSW)
  • Alderholt Womens Institute: minutes and accounts 1984-2006 (W.30)
  • Bradford Abbas Womens Institute: village records 1983-2007 (W.4)
  • Canford Cliffs Womens Institute: record books and minutes 1925-2005 (W.167)
  • Child Okeford Womens Institute: minutes accounts and papers 1984-2006 (W.158)
  • Corfe Castle Womens Institute: record books, minutes and accounts 1950-2007 (W.19)
  • Piddle Valley Womens Institute: minutes 1989-2004 (W.165)
  • Radipole Womens Institute: minutes and record books 1989-2004 (W.166)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Unionist Association: newscuttings book, mainly rel to Florence Horsbrugh MP 1926-1947 (GD/X543)
  • Soroptimist International of Dundee: additional club and executive minutes 1991-2009 (GD/SI)

Durham County Record Office

  • Margot Johnson, local historian and author: research notes and family records 19th - 20th cent (Acc 8018)

East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust

  • Girlguiding Dunbartonshire: minute book, cash book 1918-1968 (2012/1)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • East Yorkshire Federation of Women's Institutes: records 1926-2008 (DDX1782)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Emma Bourrie Hamilton, school teacher: memoir, 'The Schoolmarm's Scrapbook' c1947 (ACC 11270)
  • Nellie Harris, of Brighton: memoirs c1918-32 (ACC 11374)
  • East Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records comprising scrapbooks for Jevington and Filching 1953-94 (ACC 11427)

Essex Record Office

  • Danbury District Girlguiding: minutes, accounts, log books, photographs 1928-2009 (D/Z 599)
  • Warley Hospital: female patient case book 1853-1854 (A/H)

Falkirk Archives

  • Cathy Peattie, MSP for Falkirk East: papers (A2085)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Wepre Women's Institute: scrapbook c1950-2011 (AN4639)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Blodwen Sorton Davies, Welsh teacher: notebooks and music manuscript book rel to her teaching career c1928-1929 (D916)
  • Cardiff Women's Centre: corresp, magazines and newsletters 20th cent (DWAW52)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Glasgow Soroptimist and Glasgow International Soroptimist clubs: records 1927-2012 (TD1872)
  • Inner Wheel (District 23), West of Scotland: additional minutes and financial papers 1946-2012 (TD1806)
  • Rutherglen and District Toastmistress Club: minutes and scrapbook 1967-1991 (TD1847)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Bette Anderson, diarist: diaries, photographs, letters and notes 1940-1959 (D12768)
  • Charlton Kings Women's Institute: minutes 2002-2009 (D11770)
  • Girls' Brigade, Cotswold District: minutes, accounts and papers 1954-2006 (D12689)
  • Kilcot and Gorsley Women's Institute: minutes and notebooks 1977-2001 (D12684)

Gwent Archives

  • Gwent Federation of Womens Institutes: records incl minutes, files and those of individual WIs which have closed 20th - 21st cent (D5779)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Eileen Cox, of Farnborough: letters to Diana Downs, rel to life in Farnborough, especially church and religious activities and periods spent with the nuns of Farnborough Hill Convent 1991-94 (100A12)
  • Brenda Machin, councillor and mayor of Andover: scrapbooks rel to her role as councillor and mayor, and her husband's appointment as vicar of Andover 1952-62 (10A12)
  • Elizabeth Merson, local historian of Bramshaw: papers rel to research into Bramshaw County Primary school with related original documents 1887-2000 (142A12)
  • Florence Horatia Suckling, diarist, of Romsey: local history notebooks and albums c1900-29 (32A12)
  • Aldershot Maternity and Child Welfare Committee: minutes 1929-72 (91A12)
  • Ashurst Womens Institute: records incl minutes and record books, attendance registers and reports 1962-2012 (123A12)
  • Awbridge Evening Women's Institute: records incl committee minutes and record books 1919-2009 (68A12)
  • Girl Guides Association, Aldershot 2nd Girls Friendly Society company: log book 1922-32 (91A12)
  • Girl Guides Association, Aldershot and Farnborough division: minutes of Divisional Conference 1923-33 (91A12)
  • Girls Friendly Society, Kitchener Hostel, Aldershot: visiting report book 1919-20 (91A12)
  • Hampshire County Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records of Beaulieu and Dibden Purlieu groups with annual reports and other Federation records 1954-2009 (96M96)
  • Houghton Womens Institute: record books, minutes, attendance register and scrapbook 1918-2011 (74A12)
  • Stakes Womens Institute, Purbrook: records incl minutes, record books, files and accounts 1966-2012 (99A12)
  • The Wallops Womens Institute: record books, minutes and accounts incl material rel to Nether Wallop Womens Institute 1927-2009 (148A12)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Bridstow Women's Institute: records and minute books 1921-1999 (CP49)
  • Burghill and Tillington Womens Institute: record books, minutes, annual returns, corresp, photographs, attendance registers, scrapbooks and financial records 1933-2010 (CO29)
  • Hereford Diocesan Mothers' Union: minutes, scrapbooks and photographs 1896-2011 (CO94)
  • Hereford Federation of Women's Institutes: minutes, corresp and accounts 1921-2000 (CP13)
  • Mothers' Union, Ledbury: minutes, lists of members and reports 1986-2011 (CO65)
  • Orleton Womens' Institute: record books, minutes and financial records 1944-2005 (CP76)
  • Ross-on-Wye Women's Institute: records 1954-2001 (CO93)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Rickmansworth Afternoon Townswomens Guild: scrapbooks c 1935-1980 (Acc 5312)

Highland Archives

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Dornoch branch: minutes and letter books 1926-2007 (D1362)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Kingussie branch: records 1928-2010 (D1338)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Edith Heath, midwife, St Ives: registers of cases 1933-1961, photographs and other papers 1933-1986 (Accession 5584)
  • Alconbury Weston Womens Institute: attendance register and accounts 1976-2003 (Accession 5545)
  • Bluntisham Womens Institute: attendance registers and accounts 1969-2003 (Accession 5545)
  • Great Paxton Womens Institute: minutes, accounts, monthly meeting record, programmes and other papers 1979-2007 (Accession 5560)
  • Huntingdon and Peterborough Federation of Womens Institutes: further records of constituent and lapsed institutes 1944-2009 (Accession 5545 and 5560)
  • Keyston Womens Institute: records, incl minutes and monthly meeting record 1964-2007 (Accession 5560)
  • Kimbolton Womens Institute: minutes and monthly meeting record 1999-2008 (Accession 5560)
  • Stow Longa Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and monthly meeting records 1980-2007 (Accession 5560)

Lancashire Archives

  • Lancashire Central Women's Hockey Association: minutes, photographs and records c1930-2011 (DDX 2931)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, North East Area: records of closed branches 1946-2008 (DDX 2897)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Peatling Magna Women's Institute: minutes, record books and other papers 1945-2010 (DE8325)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Petronella Alexandrina Breinburg, author: literary MS, corresp, personal papers, photographs, cassette tapes and video c1960-2011 (B12/018)
  • Association of Greater London Older Women (AGLOW): minutes and papers incl minutes of the Lesbian Community group and Pensioners Link Lesbian Workers Group 1985-2006 (LMA/4613)

Moray Council Local Heritage Centre

  • Forres Townswomens' Guild: minutes and membership registers 1946-2012 (994)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Irene Ellen Johnson, local government officer: diaries 1942-2006 (MC 2380)
  • Kathleen May Johnson, local government officer: diaries 1939-2010 (MC 2830)
  • Elizabeth R Kettle, nurse and local historian: records rel to non conformist churches, incl 'The Rise And Early Progress Of Congregationalism In The County Of Norfolk' by John Stoughton (1807-1897) for the autumnal meeting of the congregational Union at Norwich 1886 and a notebook of Charles Boardman Jewson (d 1981) 'Records relating to the English church at Rotterdam the mother church of the Congregational Noncom family in Norfolk' 1934-1939; photographs and papers rel to Watts Naval College and deeds rel to the Hoy family of Mattishall c 1826-2010 (MC 2804)
  • Lydia Martin, artist: images and sound recordings collected as part of exhibition 'Another Voice that Speaks' 2012 (AUD 75)
  • Barford, Wramplingham and District Womens Institute: minutes and other records, incl Jubilee scrapbook 1965 1923-2007 (ACC 2012/58)
  • Cromer Womens Institute: records, incl minutes, annual reports, meeting programmes and Diamond Jubilee diary 1938-2008 (ACC 2012/157)
  • National Association of Ladies Circles, Area 51: minutes of Area 51 executive and annual general meetings, and minutes of Area 10 and Area 51 joint steering committee meeting 1990-1991 1974-2008 (SO 294)
  • Womens World Day of Prayer, Norwich and District branch: minutes, reports, accounts, and other papers 1953-2003 (ACC 2012/175)

North Devon Record Office

  • Barnstaple Inner Wheel Club: minute books, agendas, accounts, attendance books, members' address books, corresp, reference notes and annual reports 1945-2008 (A574)
  • Frithelstock women's institute: record books, committee minute books and other records 1938-2005 (A550)
  • Bishops Tawton Women's Institute: minutes, records books, officers' memorandum books, accounts books, attendance registers, corresp and other records 1938-2000 (A563)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Bozeat Women's Institute: records incl minute books 1949-2010 (2012/154)
  • Moulton Evening Womens Institute: minutes, signing in books and programmes 1967-2012 (2012/213)
  • Northampton Women's Luncheon Club: minutes, accounts and programmes 1939-2012 (2012/75)
  • St Saviour Diocesan Maternity Home: records rel to unmarried mothers c1920-1970 (2012/153)

Northumberland Archives

  • Morpeth Business and Professional Women's Club: records 1945-2011 (NRO 09540)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Keyworth Womens Institute: minutes and other records 1925 - 21st cent (8179)
  • Nottingham Inner Wheel Club: minutes, programmes, visitors' book and other papers 1939-2011 (8157)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Soroptimist International of Oldham and District: records 1949-2012 (2012/3)

Orkney Archive

  • Mary Bailey, schoolteacher at Stromness: journal 1924
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Costa branch: minutes and accounts (D127)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Margie Geddes: accounts of her life and love affair with John Betjeman incl letters received from him 1959-1982 (Acc 6139)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Thame branch: minutes and memberships cards 1929-2003 (Acc 6106)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Aberfeldy Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: album of photographs and documents rel to Belgian patients 1915-1918 (ACC12/24)

Peterborough Archives

  • Peterborough Girls Club: minutes, annual reports and corresp 1938-1968 (Acc 2012/44)
  • Thorpe Gate Women's Institute: minutes and accounts 1995-2007 (Acc 2012/9)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Llanbadarn Fynydd Women's Institute: minute books, expenses books and corresp 1958-2011 (R/D/WI/12)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Soroptimist International, West Bromwich: minutes 2008-2012 (2012/31)
  • Warley Bearwood Townwomen's Guild: minutes 1968-1997 (2012/10)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield and District Women's Hockey Association: minutes and handbooks 1977 - 2009 (2012/52)

Shropshire Archives

  • Annscroft and district Women's Institute: minutes 1938-2006 (8445)
  • Nobold Women's Institute: minutes, scrapbooks, attendance registers and financial records 1962-2003 (8440)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Caryl Mary Freeman, hockey player and teacher: records, mainly rel to hockey 1920-2012 (A\DKT)
  • Hadspen and Shepton Montague Womens Institute: records 1982-2011 (DD\WI)
  • North Newton Womens Institute: records incl scrapbooks and transcripts of church accounts and parish registers 1815-2001 (DD\WI)
  • Trull and Staplehay Womens Institute: records incl Combe Hay papers 1919-1993 (DD\WI)
  • Witham Friary Womens Institute: records 1965-2010 (DD\WI)

South Lanarkshire Council, Finance and Corporate Resources (Council Archives)

  • Rutherglen Inner Wheel Club: minute books 1961-2009 (Acc 122)

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

  • Inner Wheel Club of St Chad: minutes and records 1981-2012 (D542)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Long Melford Mother and Toddler Club: minutes and corresp 1971-2004 (GC725)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Elizabeth Dent, midwife, Earl Soham: register of cases, drug books and other papers 1932-1969 (HD3009)
  • Royal British Legion, Womens Section, Bury St Edmunds branch: minute books 1927-1999 (GC635)
  • Royal British Legion, Womens Section, Horringer and district branch: minutes, contribution register, account book and working fund account book 1968-2006 (GC635)
  • Royal British Legion, Womens Section, Lowestoft and district branch: minutes, contribution register and account book 1979-2009 (GC635)
  • Royal British Legion, Womens section, Wortham branch: minutes 1972-2007 (GC635)
  • Royal British Legion, Earl Soham and District branch: contribution registers, receipt and payment books and service committee account book 1928-1997 (GB465)

Surrey History Centre

  • Ada Randolph Broadwood, wife of Henry John Tschudi Broadwood: diaries and papers c1887-1989 (9078)
  • Elizabeth Davis, of Gosden House, Shalford: copy diary and notebook 1793-1930 (Z/588)
  • Chipstead Womens Institute: scrapbooks and Millennium book c1930-2000 (8956)
  • Eastwick Womens Institute, Bookham: minutes and record books 1970-96 (8957)
  • Epsom Womens Institute: records incl minutes and record books 1979-2004 (9055)
  • Guildford Day Commercial School Old Girls Association: minutes 1941-2011 (8968)
  • Guildford Diocese Mothers' Union: additional branch records 1933-2004 (7190)
  • Mayford (Evening) Womens Institute: annual reports, minutes, record books and scrap books 1968-2011 (8992)
  • New Haw Housewives Association: scrapbook 1949-69 (9007)
  • Seale and Sands Womens Institute: records c1930-2000 (9062)
  • Stoke D'Abernon Womens Institute: records incl record books and minutes 1942-2007 (8964)
  • Thames Ditton Afternoon Townswomens Guild: minutes 1967-79 (8975)
  • Weybridge Maternity and Child Welfare Council: minutes 1921-31 (9083)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Mary Kershaw: letters to Judith McCann of New South Wales and photograph of Parochial School, Ashton 1945-49 (5166)
  • Dukinfield and Stalybridge Inner Wheel: records c 1960-2010 (4172)
  • Hyde Voluntary Maternity and Child Welfare Society: records 1914-84 (4216)

Teesside Archives

  • Unnamed, commentator on Crimean War: diary rel to Crimean War by unknown lady author with references to Teesside c1850-1859 (Acc 7182)
  • Teesside Association of Women Graduates: minutes and financial records 1949-2009 (Acc 7175)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Mrs Matilda Henderson, midwife and district nurse: registers of midwifery cases 1922-1952 (DX1503)
  • Northern Initiative on Women and Eating (NIWE): minutes, reports and subject files 1989-2006 (CH.NWE)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Jessica Spaul: personal corresp 1906-1952 (HOW/239)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Leamington Townswomen's Guild: minutes, accounts and photographs 1950-2008 (CR4482)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Joan Ellis, pig breeder: diaries and papers rel to her time as a pig breeder 1954-2011 (D/D EH 80/1-9)
  • Ethel Rosate Lunn, poet: poetry and corresp (D/D Z 166)
  • Mair Eluned Rees, midwife: registers of cases, registration cards and nursing certificates c1940-1959 (D/D Z 885/1)
  • Minority Ethnic Women's Network (MEWN) Swansea: minutes, brochures, publications and reports rel to ethnicity and women's issues in Wales 1996-2000 (WAW 37)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Ladies Circle: records 20th cent (Acc 16510)
  • Lancing Mothers' Club: photograph album late 20th cent (PH/25681)
  • West Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional branch records for Ashplatts and East Grinstead; Goring by Sea; Clapham and Patching; Aldwick Village; West Dean; and Selsey Women's Institutes, with a scrap book of the Dederation's visit to Canada, 1946 20th-21st cent (Acc 16743)
  • West Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional Executive minutes and county handbooks 1927-77 (Acc 16539)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Linda Parr of Holme Terrace, Cragg Road, Mytholmroyd: diaries and autograph book 1961-2003 (WYC:1602)
  • Southgate United Methodist Church, Elland, Womens Own: minutes, papers rel to accounts and corresp 1974-2005 (WYC:1605)
  • Sowerby Bridge Ladies Club: minute book and cash book 1968-2001 (WYC:1633)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Headingley Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1985-2000 (WYL2374)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Netherton and District Women's Institute: minutes, attendance book and accounts 1975-2009 (WYW1416)
  • Netherton and Midgley Women's Institute: photographs and history files rel group activities 1961-2010 (WYW1416)
  • Miss M Williams of Pontefract: handwritten journal 1946 (WYW1768)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Leigh Inner Wheel Club: minutes and accounts 1945-2008 (Acc. 2012/62)
  • Tyldesley Inner Wheel Club: minutes, accounts and records 1900-1999 (Acc. 2012/17)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • O Hibberd, maid: diaries 1932-1935 (4044)
  • Brinkworth Women's Institute: records incl minutes, record books 1949-1999 (4037)
  • Calne Townswomens Guild: records incl minutes, reports and corresp 1955-2011 (4042)
  • Chapmanslade Women's Institute: accounts 1926-2003 (4036)
  • Edington and Tinhead Women's Institute: records incl minutes, registers and photographs 1890-2008 (4074)
  • Fittleton with Netheravon Women's Institute: records incl accounts 1960-2005 (4040)
  • Hook and District Women's Institute: records incl minutes, record books and photographs 1963-2011 (4087)
  • Hullavington Women's Institute: records 1986-2011 (4033)
  • Keevil and District Women's Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, registers and papers 1940-2010 (4062)
  • Monkton Farleigh Women's Institute: records incl minutes and record books 1991-2010 (4054)
  • Neston Women's Institute: records incl minutes and accounts 1984-2004 (4091)
  • Pewsham Women's Institute: records incl minutes and record books 1988-2003 (4063)
  • Sandridge and Forest Women's Institute: records incl minutes 1948-2003 (4039)
  • Sarum Women's Institute: records incl minutes and accounts 1991-2004 (4038)
  • Trowbridge Central Townswomen's Guild: records incl minutes and registers 1995-2011 (3658)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Birkenhead Inner Wheel Club: minutes and accounts 1938-1988 (2024)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Girl Guiding Worcestershire: minutes 1932-1994 (BA15448)
  • South Worcester Inner Wheel Club: visitor books, minutes, papers and photographs 1969-2012 (BA15408)
  • Witton Women's Institute: minutes 1965-2009 (BA15438)

York Archives and Local History

  • Soroptimist International, York branch: minutes, accounts and papers 1970s-2000 (Acc2012/039)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Muriel Cole, casting and assistant director, film: records incl paperwork and photographs 1947-1976
  • Pearl Hay, actress: photographs and cuttings 1924 -1939
  • Doreen Montgomery, writer: scripts 1960-1969
  • Susannah York, actress: scripts, photographs, press cuttings and publicity material 1960-2008

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Hilda Haden-Guest, first wife of Richard (later Baron) Haden-Guest: corresp incl George Bernard Shaw, Rudyard Kipling and AA Milne 1894-1976

British Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)

  • Vera Brooke Cheverton, wife of Frank Cheverton, engineer, Indian Army: Every Memsahib's Daily Account Book 1940-1941 (Mss Eur F657)
  • Phillis Lattimer, governess to the family of Lt Col Frank O'Neil Ford of Burma Rifles: memoirs rel to evacuation from Taunggyi, Southern Shan States of Burma to India 1942 (Mss Eur F654)
  • Hannah Webster, wife of Mr Edward Webster, mother-in-law of Sir M.E. Grant Duff: diaries (7) 1819-1879 (Mss Eur F658)
  • Emma Walters (1838-1851) and Louisa Chalwin (fl 1855-1857): 'The Land of the Sun, letters and journals of three Victorian ladies in India', edited by Rosemary Houlston (typescript) 1838-1857 (Mss Eur F659)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Myra Pipe, midwife: patient ledgers [access restricted] 1923-1937 (AQ 0819/72)
  • Fermain Womens Institute: additional records and minute book 2006-2011 (AQ 1211/18-19)

Jersey Archive

  • Eva Mary Bosdet, of Jersey: Occupation diary and letter 1941-1945 (JA/2156)
  • Rose Alice Flavelle, of Jersey: Occupation diary 1940-1945 (JA/2131)
  • St Clement's Womens Institute, Jersey: minutes, corresp, record books and papers 1947-2009 (JA/2068)
  • St Lawrence Ladies Action Group, Jersey: minutes 1999-2007 (JA/2145)
  • St Saviour's Women's Institute, Jersey: additional records 1948-2011 (JA/2078)

Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Winifred Gordon, nurse educator: papers rel to nurse education incl Roper-Logan-Tierney model c1966-2000 (Acc 12/053)
  • Ethel Miller, nurse at Craigleith Military Hospital: nursing records incl an autographs and sketches book c1916-19 (Acc 12/020)
  • Medical Women's Federation, Scottish Eastern branch: records c1915-2006 (Acc 12/030)

Manx National Heritage Library and Archive Service

  • Diane Broughton: illustrated handwritten memoirs recalling Diane Broughton's childhood and schooling at St Johns where her parents lived in and ran the Tynwald Hill Inn from 1948 2012-2012 (MS 13169)
  • Isle of Man Federation of Women's Institute: minutes 1950-2010 (MS 13160)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Kenna Crawford, artist: letters from George Mackay Brown and literary papers 1986-94 (Acc.13344)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Gwyneth Lewis, poet: further papers incl her earliest poetry and prose work (Gwyneth Lewis Papers)
  • Berta Ruck, novelist: journal of day-today activities incl letters and printed ephemera 1934-1935 (MS 24031E)
  • Peggy Eileen Arabella Whistler, novelist, poet and artist: corresp, notebooks and other papers rel to her and her family (ex 2790 i & ii)

Natural History Museum

  • Avril Fox, entomologist: manuscript notes and entomological drawings from South America , Malaysia and Africa c1980-1989 (427478-1000)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Royal Victoria Hospital, Ladies' Committee, Belfast: minutes, financial reports and legal documents 1980-2010 (D4531)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Prunella Clough, artist: diary and photographs c1920-1947 (TGA 201215)
  • Edna Ginesi, artist: personal papers of Edna Ginesi and Raymond Coxon c1920-1999 (TGA 20122)
  • Milena Kalinovska, curator, contemporary art: personal papers rel to art gallery at Riverside Studios 1982-1986 (TGA 201216)
  • Marie-Louise von Motesciszky, artist: personal papers c1920-1999 (TGA 20129)


Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society

  • Mary Chalmers, physician: medical lecture notes 1939-42 (AMCS/4/17)

Bishopsgate Institute

  • Anna Coote, analyst, writer and advocate in social policy: research papers on women in the workforce 1954-1983 (COOTE)
  • Muriel Lester, Christian pacifist: notebooks, diaries, corresp, unpublished articles and drafts 1878-1968 (LESTER)
  • Libby Hall, photographer and collector: photographs, postcards and other [collected] photographic items of dogs and their owners c1860-1920 (LIBBY HALL)

Black Cultural Archives

  • Adela Ruth Tompsett, lecturer: records for Carnival Studies c1980-1999 (AC2012/09)

Chetham's Library

  • Mary Ann Lempriere, of Jersey: diary 1822-1825 (A.7.104)
  • Dora Turnor, daughter of Christopher Turnor (1809-1886) of Stoke Rochford: diaries 1872-1880 (A.7.103)

Douai Abbey

  • English Carmelite Nuns of Antwerp and Lanherne: papers and associated material 1617-2012 (CAL)

Glasgow Women's Library

  • Barbara Burford, poet, medical researcher and civil servant: corresp and papers c1980-2010 (2012-02)
  • Rosemary Manning, writer: papers incl MS, research files and photographs 1911-88 (2012-25)
  • Ingrid McClements, feminist and socialist activist: papers c1970-2008 (2012-10)
  • Isobel Ramsay, NAAFI worker: corresp rel to her time in Egypt 1939-46 (2012-12)
  • Leeds Roller Dolls, roller derby team: records 2007-2012 (2012-21)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Doris Sarah Varah: corresp and papers rel to her role as President of the Mothers' Union (1970-76) 1970-1979 (Acc L-2012-29)

Royal College of Midwives archives

  • Eva Baum, midwife: register of cases whilst training at Leicester Royal Infirmary, incl patients, deliveries, doctors in attendance, outcomes, and drugs administered 1951-1952 (RCMS/187)
  • Dorothy Blackhurst, midwife: case books and photographs rel to Dorothy Blackhurst's training and service in North Wales (October 1945 - April 1946) and Liverpool (May 1946 - June 1960), incl case book for the Central Midwives Board examination with mother's names, addresses, outcome of births, and pain relief administered, with photographs rel to career 1944-1960 (RCMS/207)
  • Pamela Blott, midwife: case register rel to West Hampstead, London (February 1955 - August 1956), Buckinghamshire (September 1956 - August 1959), and West Yorkshire (March 1963 - August 1966), incl mothers' name and address, doctors' names, and delivery details; with related printed papers 1955-1966 (RCMS/202)
  • Sarah Devlin, midwife: records rel to nursing and midwifery career, incl training in Lurgan and Portadown Hospital (1953-1955); nursing in tuberculous wards and surgical thoracic units in South Belfast Hospital (1955-1958); as a district nurse (1961); and midwife (1963-1969) in Coventry; incl case registers; drugs books; training notebooks; papers, certificates and corresp, with artefacts 1946-1987 (RCMS/205)
  • Winifred Annie Douglas, midwife: case registers incl mothers' name, address, antenatal care and delivery 1939-1973 (RCMS/198)
  • Hilda Groves, midwife: case books incl patient notes, details of labour and observations, with photographs, certificates and letter 1937-1968 (RCMS/190)
  • Eveland Hutchings, midwife: papers and photographs rel to career incl with babies and on ward, certificates, examinations, and corresp incl letter from Privy Purse Office, referring to her application for the 'King's Bounty' for a mother who had given birth to triplets (possibly the Ilkeston triplets), January 1926 1916-1926 (RCMS/206)
  • Margaret E McKivett, midwife: papers rel to career as a nurse and midwife in the London area, incl case registers, certificates and photographs 1938 - 1948 (RCMS/199)
  • Annie Morrissey, midwife: case register whilst at West Park Hospital, Macclesfield, incl mothers' name and address, doctors' names, and delivery details 1961-1962 (RCMS/200)
  • Ruth Pavey, midwife: case register rel to Plymouth (May - October 1944), training in Gloucester (December 1944 - May 1945), and Taunton (August 1945 - January 1946); incl mothers' name and address, doctors' names, and delivery details 1944-1946 (RCMS/203)
  • Kathleen Savidge, midwife: records rel to career incl case books, certificates and photographs 1945 - 1977 (RCMS/192)
  • Sarah Shrimpton, midwife: note books incl highly detailed notes on midwifery training, with papers and certificate rel to examination 1922 (RCMS/191)
  • Dorothea Siebel, midwife: papers rel to midwifery training, case books of deliveries while training at Lewisham Hospital (1961) 1956 - 1961 (RCMS/196)
  • Joan Watson, midwife: case register rel to Hull (June 1943 - January 1944) and Misterton, Nottinghamshire (January 1944 - May 1948), incl mothers, doctors in attendance, nature of delivery, and pain relief; case book submitted to the Central Midwives Board (December 1943) with full delivery and antenatal details, certificate and photograph 1941-1948 (RCMS/204)
  • Sarah Tuckey Webb, midwife: album of testimonials from patients in her care 1916-1925 (RCMS/197)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Richard Edward Tottenham, obstetrician, gynaecologist , author, Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: memoir rel to career as an obstetrician and gynaecologist in Hong Kong c1890-1949 (Accession 2012/5)

Royal Institute of British Architects

  • Barbara Martin: student designs at the Manchester School of Art, School of Architecture c1930-1939 (2012.23)

Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum

  • Susan Baxter, nurse: records incl corresp, training certificates and photographs c1893-1928 (RLHPP/BAX)

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Helen Craig, illustrator: original artwork for various "Angelina Ballerina" titles 1982-1993 (HCr)
  • Olive Dehn, writer: personal papers incl manuscripts and typescripts for numerous books, scripts for Radio 4's Children's Hour and corresp with BBC, Basil Blackwell and other publishers c1933-2010 (OD)
  • Katharine Holabird, children's author: draft material and merchandising rel to the "Angelina Ballerina" picture book series c1980-2010 (KHo)
  • Faith Heather Jaques, children's book illustrator and artist: original pen and ink line drawings for Leon Garfield's 'Apprentices' series c1977 (FJ/02/03/01)
  • Elizabeth Laird, writer: draft material, research and notes c1970-2010 (ELa)

Wellcome Library

  • Helene Grahame, assistant director of the Family Planning Association: papers rel to activities as Press Officer and Assistant Director of the Family Planning Association, a few publications by her, some lecture notes 1965-1996 (PP/GRA)
  • Patricia Ann Jacobs, cytogeneticist: slides used to illustrate lectures and 3 large photographs of cells seen with 46 chromosomes 1950-2010 (PP/PAJ)
  • British Pregnancy Advisory Service: minutes, reports, corresp and other records c1970-1980 (SA/PAS)
  • Society for Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men: minutes, accounts and papers 1788-1972 (SA/SRW)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Aberdeen University Ladies Club: garden group papers c1950-1999
  • Haddo House Choral and Operatic Society and Dame June Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair: records 19th cent-21st cent

Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Rachel Bromwich, Celtic and Medieval scholar: personal and academic papers c1930-2010 (2010/7)

Bath University Archives

  • Pat Ward, hockey player, editor of 'Hockey Field': negatives, photographs, notes, papers rel to the All England's Women's Hockey Association, hockey and 'Hockey Field' magazine c 1930 - 1990 (AEWHA)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister: political and personal papers incl corresp with Sir Eldon Griffiths 1980s-2000s (THCR)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Frances Catherine Partridge, writer and literary journalist: letters to Richard Chopping 1944-2001 (FCP)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Sue Rabbitt Roff, medical researcher: research notes rel to the effect of nuclear bomb tests on British and Commonwealth veterans c1990-2011 (2012/492)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Anne Holt, civil servant: photographs taken while in diplomatic service in the Sudan and Egypt c1963-1980 (SAD)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, singer: further material rel to Marjory Kennedy-Fraser and Helen Patuffa Hood 20th cent (Coll-1407)
  • Helen Patuffa Hood, harpist: music, MS and photographs 1909-38 (Coll-1393)
  • Margaret Winifred Rushforth, psychoanalyst: further corresp and papers 1855-1954 (Coll-1260)
  • Harriet Spencer, mother of Herbert Spencer: commonplace book 1818 (Coll-1415)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Margaret Wylie Martin, physician: papers incl research material 1890-2000 (ACCN 3686)
  • Ivy Lilian McClelland, lecturer in Hispanic Studies: papers incl research notes, corresp, lecture notes, memoirs, poetry, photographs 1908-2009 (ACCN 3644; ACCN 3651)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Louise Annand, artist, educator and filmmaker: corresp, subject files and photographs 1930-2000 (MS Gen)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Cheryl Frances- Hoad, composer: incl draft scores for operas incl 'Amy's Last Dive', trios, sextets, quintets and song cycles (12/025)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Gabriel Goldstein, educationalist: papers rel to the development of information technology (IT) in English schools 1967-2001 (DC/GG)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Dorothy Dallas, lecturer in the Health Education at King's College London: papers, corresp rel to health and sex education in secondary education and texts of talks to new students at Goldsmith's College on relationships education 1969-1977 (Acc 2520)
  • Eve Denise Curie Labouisse, journalist, humanitarian and biographer of Marie Curie: videotapes of interview for documentary series, The Nobel Century made by Independent Image for BBC1 1992 (Acc 2428 and 2531)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Boni Sones, documentary maker and journalist: records rel to Women's Parliamentary Radio incl audio files and material from 2009-2011 (SONES)

London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

  • Edwina Currie, politician, novelist and broadcaster: papers rel to Currie's book 'What Women Want' 1990s (7EDC)
  • Violet Honnor Morten, social work pioneer: corresp and papers incl letters between Honnor Morten and her family, written during her time at boarding school and later as a student nurse at the London Hospital 1860-1920s (7HMO)
  • Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women, English Branch: corresp and papers 1980-2011 (5ECU)
  • Movement for the Ordination of Women, Diocese of Salisbury: records 1980-1990s (6MOW)
  • Network, The Association for Women in the Professions, Commerce, Industry and the Arts: minutes and records 1988-1990 (6NET)

London University: Senate House Library

  • Mary Catherine Booth, writer: additional family papers incl Charles Booth diaries, 1909-1915; Mary Booth diaries, 1887-1939; financial papers, 1860-2, 1872-1914 1860-1939 (MS797)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society: minutes 1946-1987 (OGS)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Women's Farm and Garden Association: photographic lantern slides c 1890-1930 (P DX 1964)

Oxford Brookes University: Special Collections

  • Ada Nettie Lewis, journalist: papers incl books, diaries, account books, press cuttings, letters and photographs of her life and career as 'Jane Doe' c1910-50 (JD)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Caroline Gellibrand, wife of Thomas Gellibrand, Sherrif of Madras: commonplace book, mostly copied extracts but some original poetry 1818-26 (6991)
  • Georgina Grove, wife of Major Edward Aickin William Stewart Grove: travel and social diary rel to periods in England, Turkey, Russia, Austria-Hungary, Ireland and India 1892-94 (6792)
  • Jane Hall, wife of Lorenzo K Hall: diary of travel in the Netherlands, Germany and France 1834 (6992)
  • Elizabeth Joan Jennings, poet: letters and cards to Anthony and Ann Thwaite c1950-69 (6774)
  • Anne Glyn-Jones, author: research notes rel to her biography of Harold Macmilllan, covering 1940-63 2012 (6838)
  • Mary Bright Rix, of Boars Hill, Oxford: diaries 1930-47 (6810)

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

  • Jill Brown, photojournalist: additional photographic material rel to the Middle East 1981-2005 (0553)
  • Rebecca Steinfeld, researcher into Israeli fertility policy: recordings and transcripts of research interviews with policymakers and directors of reproductive-health-related organisations in Israel covering policy 1948-2010 2009-10 (0574)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Rose Hacker, socialist, writer and campaigner: papers incl working drafts, holiday journals, corresp, newspaper articles and photographs, with taped interviews and talks 1937-2007 (SxMOA99/121)
  • Mary Perkins, nurse: diaries 1979-2010 (SxMOA99/153)
  • Mary Potter, diarist: diary 1937-42 (SxMOA99/132)

Swansea University Archives

  • Amy Dillwyn, novelist and industrialist: personal papers incl corresp 1863-1981 (2012/11)
  • Ruby Graham, student, University College of Swansea: records 1922-1926 (2012/4)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Lena Ashwell, actress and producer: letters rel to Ashwell's wartime concert party work c1915-1916 (LAdd/6376-6384)
  • Alice Vera Knight, MBE: papers rel to work in government departments during First World War, photographs, family papers 1917-1957 (MS843)
  • Gladys Bertha Stern, playwright journalist and author: typescript of 'The Matriarch' with revisions c1928 (MS842)

University of Gloucestershire Archives and Special Collections

  • Gertrude Mayer, student at Cheltenham Training College: documents rel to Gertrude Mayer and brothers 1893-2012 (D467)
  • Evelyn Webb, music lecturer: music scores 1950s, 2012 (U/10/12/6)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • Julia Woledge, teacher: course paperwork with programmes and news cuttings 1954-1975 (ASCC-2012-01)