Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
Choose a topicChoose a repository

Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Architecture


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Plans showing the reconstruction work to be undertaken on the Barking Bridge 1902 (ACQ2014/088)

Bath Record Office

  • Cotswold Archaeology: building records, 1 Royal Crescent and 11-12 Abbey Buildings, Bath 2011-2012 (934)
  • Alf Perry Consulting Ltd, consulting engineer, Bristol: research into Victoria Bridge, Bath, its designer John Dredge, and Dredge's other bridges around the world 2013-2014 (1109)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Franklin, Briars & Deacon, architects, Luton: plans (800) 20th cent (FBD)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Charles Edward Bateman (1863-1947), architect: personal papers 1863-1947 (MS 1542)

Bristol Record Office

  • Guy Donne Gordon Hake (1887-1964), architect: plans and drawings for redevelopment of destroyed area of Bristol 1941-1942 (45440)
  • Roger Leech (fl 1968-2013), professor of archaeology: papers rel to Bristol Town Houses project 1979-2014 (45421)
  • John Roque, surveyor and cartographer: geometrical plan of the city and suburbs of Bristol, surrounded by drawings of various key Bristol buildings 1760 (45448)
  • Bristol Centre for the Advancement of Architecture: corresp, reports, minutes, photographs and newsletters 1963-2012 (40476/BCAA)
  • Bristol Visual Environment Group, campaign group for threatened buildings: minutes, corresp and papers 1970-2014 (45307)

Bromley Local Studies and Archives

  • Kenneth Wilson (1923-2008), architect: papers, photographs and sketches c1970-2004 (2524)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Maureen O'Connor (d 2013), architect: drawings and files as architect to the Diocese of Canterbury 1979-2013 (U555)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Benjamin Emile de St Paer-Gotch (b 1932), Cornwall Buildings Preservation Trust Director: personal and local records 1907-1954 (AD2351)
  • Wise & Wise, architects, Launceston: plans and specifications 1860-1922 (AD2342)

Coventry History Centre

  • 100 slides showing the demolition of Coventry in the 1980s c1980-1989 (Acc PA3022)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • West Cumbria Groundwork Trust: landscape architecture and design plans for projects on local former industrial sites c1990-2009 (YDB 87)

Dorset History Centre

  • Leslie Magnus Austin, architect, Dorchester: images (26) of Poole Municipal Buildings, showing art deco architecture in Poole 1920-1929 (D/MAD)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Walter Hindes Godfrey (1881-1961), architect, historian, topographer: additional papers 20th cent (Acc 11934, Acc 12017)
  • Brighton West Pier: widening plan 1891 (Acc 11997)
  • Carden & Godfrey, architects, London: dyeline elevations analysing earlier building campaigns at Herstmonceux Castle 1846-1982 (Acc 11991)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Circle Cinemas Ltd, cinema proprietors, Bridgend: corresp and architects' plans rel to cinemas in Cardiff, Barry and elsewhere 1920-2001 (D1183)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Frank Worsdall (d 1994), architectural historian: notebook and slides on buildings and architecture around Glasgow c1950-1970 (TD1903)
  • Scottish Civic Trust: files rel to alterations and demolition of unlisted buildings c1971-2008 (TD1917)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Yateley Society: additional records rel to planning and environmental issues 1833-2012 (186A09)
  • Elevations plans and sections of Wallington bridge, Fareham by David R Yearley 1977 (31A14)
  • Papers collected by Alfred Charles Hibberd rel to the Lock report and post-war development of Portsmouth and district 1946-1950 (78A14)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • The Heritage Network Ltd, archaeological contractors, Letchworth: historic building records 2011-2013 (Acc 5578)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Gelder & Kitchen LLP, architects, Hull: records incl contract documents and partnership deeds 1896-1983 (C DBGK)
  • Charterhouse, Hull: records incl architects' repair accounts 1871-1906 (14/72)

Lambeth Archives

  • Charles Attwood, architect, Lambeth Council: portfolio of drawing extracts and photographs for Lambeth schemes 1970-1989 (ARC/2014/23)

Lancashire Archives

  • John Champness (fl c1980), conservation officer and building historian: photographs and research papers rel to country houses in Lancashire 20th cent (DDX 3046)
  • Wray-with-Botton Holy Trinity parish: additional records incl Girls Friendly Society cash book, church and parsonage accounts, churchwardens accounts, property records and Paley and Austin architectural drawings for church extension 1837-1915 (PR 3338)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Baines, Provis & Cope, architects and surveyors, Leicester: architectural drawings with register, journal recording work undertaken for clients, and cash book 1897-1959 (DE8833)
  • Victor Farrar Partnership, architects, Bedford: architectural drawings of Leicestershire area c1970-1979 (DE8852)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Pamphlets, brochures and videos rel to the development of Liverpool One shopping, residential and leisure centre 2004 (Acc 6642)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Firth & Whitehead, architects, Oldham: architectural plans c1900-2000 (2015/39)
  • Hayes, Turner & Co, architects, Oldham: architectural plans c1900-2000 (2015/26)
  • Taylor, Roberts & Bowman, architects, Oldham: architectural plans c1900-2000 (2015/25)
  • Arthur Turner & Sons, architects, Oldham: architectural plans c1900-2000 (2015/27)
  • Thomas Turner, architect, Oldham: architectural plans c1900-2000 (2015/28)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Robert A Meeson (fl 1990-2004), architect: drawings incl plans of Harvard House, Anne Hathaway's cottage, Hall's Croft, Glebe Farm, Mary Arden's house and Palmers Farm 1997-2014 (Acc 2014.31)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Armitage & Smith, architects, Dore: drawings of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings 1946-1972 (2014/60)
  • Archaeological Research and Consultancy at the University of Sheffield (ARCUS): reports, photographs, slides, negatives and plans rel to surveys of sites and buildings in Sheffield incl the Shalesmoor area 1998-2010 (2014/27, 2014/11)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Tony Sheldon, architect, Shepton Mallet: additional records 1950-1980 (DD\WBF)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Norman Scarfe (1923-2014), historian and author: papers rel to Suffolk buildings and landscapes c1894-1989 (HA446)
  • Geary & Black, architects and designers, Dedham: client papers, mainly drawings and photographs 1966-1999 (HG410)
  • Hugh Pilkington, architect, Woodbridge: client files 20th-21st cent (HG409)

Surrey History Centre

  • Harry Keat (fl 1972-1992), architect and councillor: scrapbooks and photographs 1972-1992 (9303)
  • Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel (1887-1959), architect: additional papers and lectures 1931-1987 (9298)
  • Whiteley Homes Trust, Walton-on-Thames: architectural plans, incl some by the architects Walter Cave (1863-1939) and Maurice Webb (1880-1939) 1911-1937 (9371)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Tony Tallis (fl c1970-2008), local historian: photographs and records rel to Warwick buildings, pubs and transport c1970-2008 (PH1272)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England: aerial photographs of West Sussex 1947-1949 (17417)
  • Architectural drawings by an Assistant Architect at Sussex County Council, incl drawings from his apprenticeship c1950 (17732)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • John Ayers (fl 1970-1990), architectural historian of Bradford: corresp, papers and photographs c1970-1990 (WYB602)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Pickles Architects, Brighouse: records incl those of Jackson & Fox, architects, Halifax, and Sharp & Waller, architects, Brighouse 1854-1963 (WYC:1731)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • William Burrough Hill, architect, surveyor, land agent and valuer, Southampton: scale drawing of Stonehenge, sketch maps of the temple of Avebury and the Avon valley 1850-1921 (3887)
  • South Wiltshire Water Board: plans of Winterslow sewage treatment works and Plaitford pumping station 1967-1971 (K6)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Arthur Conran Blomfield (1863-1935), architect: architectural drawings for All Saints, Wribbenhall parish church 1869 (15703)


English Heritage Archive

  • Graham Cooper (fl 1960-2014), founder of Art and Architecture: colour photographic slides taken by Cooper and Doug Sargent depicting mainly community murals 1976-1985 (AAA02)
  • Thomas Ellis Legg (1888-1974), architect: photographs of historic buildings, mainly in East Anglia 1949-1952 (TEL01)
  • Christopher Stell (1929-2014), architectural historian: drawings, photographs and papers 1900-2013 (STE01)

Jersey Archive

  • Geoffrey Myers (fl 1960-1989), secretary, Association of Jersey Architects: plans rel to Jersey building projects 1960-1989 (JA/2468)
  • Le Sueur & Baker, architects: additional building plans 1948-1971 (JA/2566)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Sir Robert Grieve (1910-1995), engineer and town planner: corresp, minutes, papers and photographs rel to town and regional planning work 1943-1964 (Acc 13523)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Records rel to erection and adaptation of hospital buildings in Wales incl corresp, contracts, drawings, maps and plans c1930-1999 (NHS Wales Services Archive)

Search Engine (National Railway Museum)

  • Bernard Kaukas (1922-2014), architect, British Rail Director of Environment: professional papers c1951-1989 (2014-7199)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • John Starkie Gardner (1844-1930), metalworker: papers, incl drawings and rubbings of historical ironwork, designs and other documents rel to commission for gates at Palace of Holyroodhouse c1880-1920 (AAD/2014/8)


Yorkshire Archaeological Society

  • Jane Hatcher (fl 1970-1985), historian: index to industrial sites in Yorkshire compiled by Hatcher as part of a project for Yorkshire Arts Association on 'Yorkshire's Industrial Architecture' c1970-1979 (MS1950)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Church Monuments Society: minutes, journals, newsletters, leaflets and publications 1979-2013 (CMS)

Brunel University Library

  • Gilbert Robert Blount (1819-1876), architect and civil engineer: papers, notebooks and corresp, incl letters with Isambard Kingdom Brunel with whom Blount trained as a civil engineer 1837-1849 (BLOU)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Arthur Stanley Oswald (fl 1922-1980), architectural historian: research notes and corresp rel to building of King's College Chapel and East Anglian medieval masons c1922-1980

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Roy Gazzard (b 1923), architect and lecturer: lecture notes, corresp, reports, newspaper cuttings, printed ephemera, slides, photographs and other papers rel to work on UK New Towns, for Barclays Bank, at Jina in Uganda, at Sur in Oman, and developments at Peterlee and Killingworth c1950-2000 (GAZ)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Francis Johnson (1911-1995), architect: diary of 'My journey with the Leeds Travelling Scholarship for Architecture' (copy), with sketchbook and notebook 1926-1931 (U DFJR)

Kingston University Archives and Special Collections

  • Kingston University: records of Kingston School of Architecture incl student records, prospectuses, syllabuses and timetables 1937-2008 (KUAS0150)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Michael Brown (1922-1996), landscape architect: drawings, slides and photographs 20th cent (AR BRO)
  • Brenda Colvin (1897-1981), landscape architect: papers incl corresp, drawings, project files and photographs c1920-1979 (DX 2057)
  • Sylvia Crowe (1901-1997), landscape architect: drawings, photographs and project files c1950-1989 (AR CRO)
  • Preben Jakobsen (1934-2012), landscape architect: drawings, project files, slides, business and personal records 1965-1996 (AR JAK)
  • Sir Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe (1900-1996), architect and town planner: drawings, photographs and notebooks c1960-1996 (AR JEL)
  • Susan Jellicoe (1907-1986), landscape architect: photographic negatives and prints c1950-1979 (P JEL)
  • Sir Peter Faulkner Shepheard (1913-2002), landscape architect: drawings, sketchbooks, photographs, slides, project files and corresp c1936-1989 (AR SHE)
  • Clifford Tandy (fl c1960-1979), landscape architect: slides (AR TAN)
  • Marion Thompson (d 1999), landscape architect: drawings, project files, lecture notes, reports, surveys 20th cent (AR THO)
  • Moore, Piet & Brooks, landscape architects, London: slides c1990-1999 (AR MPB)
  • Milner-White & Son, landscape architects, London: business records incl drawings, project files, photographs, and historical research papers 1904-1985 (AR MW)

Oxford University: Griffith Institute

  • Walter Segal (1907-1985), architect, furniture designer, archaeological surveyor: additional papers incl notes, drawings, negatives and photographs of thrones, chairs, stools and footstools, mainly from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo (1935) and the British Museum in London (1936), with reference notes for furniture records 1935-1936 (Segal MSS)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive

  • David Braithwaite (1932-1982), architect and author: business records, monographs, articles, corresp, press cuttings, catalogues, programmes, films and photographs c1880-1989 (NFA0053)