Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Women's History


Angus Archives

  • Arbroath Ladies Bridge Club: minutes, cash books and corresp 1963-2013 (MS1076)

Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Ellen Jones (fl 1940-2001), nurse: diaries and autograph book c1940-2001 (WM/2492)
  • Talwrn Lite Womens Institute: records incl minute books, agenda, newsletters and annual show results 2008-2014 (WD/3/922)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures: papers c1980-1989 (A/3570/G, A/3590/G, A3591/G)

Bath Record Office

  • Bath Townswomen's Guild: minutes and papers 1943-2005 (1121)
  • South Stoke Womens Institute: minutes and papers 1922-2014 (1122)
  • South Stoke and Midford Mothers Union: minutes and photographs 1932-1983 (1123)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Amici Singers, women's voice choir, Biggleswade: scrapbooks 1978-2011 (X988)
  • Langford Ivel Womens Institute: minutes and scrapbooks 1972-2013 (X939/128 additions)
  • Luton Central Evening Townswomen's Guild: minutes and scrapbooks 1949-1982 (Z1569)
  • Oral history interviews and research papers rel to the Women's Land Army, Bedford 1940-2014 (Z1533)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Radstock Womens Institute, Earley: committee minutes, annual reports and corresp 1984-2011 (D/EX 2419)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Louise F W Eickhoff (b 1913), child psychologist: records 20th cent (MS 4736)
  • Winifred Hancock (fl 1943-1974), midwife: records 1943-1974 (MS 4711)
  • Eliza Mary Sturge (1842-1905), women's activist: letter from Eliza Sturge to Lydia Becker rel to a Women's Suffrage meeting 1874 (MS 4749)
  • Home Away From Home, women's journeys from Mirpur to Birmingham project: records 2014 (MS 4760)
  • Soroptimist International: Birmingham club: records 20th cent (MS 4673)
  • LGBT records rel to the lesbian and women's scene and records from Pride 1997, mostly rel to Birmingham c1980-2009 (MS 4728)

Bristol Record Office

  • Kathleen Muriel Philpot (1910-2006), writer and teacher: diaries and papers rel to Manor Hall Old Students' Association 1928-2006 (45289)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Cambridgeshire Federation of Womens Institutes: minutes 1933-2010 (R114/070)
  • Swavesey Womens Institute: records 1933-2010 (R114/087)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Maureen O'Connor (d 2013), architect: drawings and files as architect to the Diocese of Canterbury 1979-2013 (U555)
  • Lois Lang-Sims (1917-2014), writer and mystic: research notes 20th cent (U547)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Susan Cowdy, nee Stewart-Liberty (1914-1996), natural historian and conservationist: typed reminiscences rel to Second World War, incl Women's Land Army and to The Lee c1999 (AR 105/2014)
  • Jo Sienkewicz (fl 1990-2000), local historian: research papers rel to Coombe Hill Boer War Monument 20th-21st cent (AR 85/2014)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Felinfach Womens Institute: records incl minutes and photographs 1923-1993 (D/WI/FEL)
  • Llanafan Womens Institute: records incl minutes 1918-1980 (D/WI/LAF)
  • New Quay Womens Institute: records incl minutes, photographs, albums and scrapbooks c1920-2009 (D/WI/NQU)
  • Swyddffynnon Womens Institute: records incl minutes 1953-1998 (D/WI/SWY)
  • Waunfawr Womens Institute: records incl minutes and scrapbook 1965-1999 (D/WI/WAU)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Soroptimist International, Ellesmere Port and District: minutes, balance sheet books, attendance registers, visitor book, photographs and ephemera 1943-2005 (D 8584)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Pamela Luke (fl 1950-2014), Vice President, Methodist Conference: papers rel to ministry 1950-2014 (AD2333)
  • Falmouth Womens Institute: records 1918-2013 (WI/FAL)
  • Inner Wheel Club District 129 (Cornwall): minutes 2007-2010 (X1398)
  • Ludgvan Womens Institute: parish history scrapbook 1965-1981 (WI)
  • Penryn Inner Wheel Club: records 1978-2013 (X1414)
  • Photograph album, compiled by Nurse L Opie, Scorrier House, convalescent home, Gwennap 1917-1918 (AD2300)

Coventry History Centre

  • Womens Co-operative Guild, Coventry branch: minutes mid 20th cent (Acc PA3019)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Girl Guides Association: Cumbria South: photographs and papers 1930-1939 (BDSO 61)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Cumbria-Cumberland Federation of Womens Institutes: records of closed and current branches with minutes, papers, annual reports, publications, photographs and local history 1920-2014 (DSO 157)
  • Ireby Womens Institute: minutes and programmes 1968-2009 (DSO 340)
  • Kirkbampton Womens Institute: records incl minutes, record books and accounts 1929-2011 (DSO 343)
  • Morton Townswomen's Guild: records incl minutes, social studies group minutes, list of founder members and attendance register 1963-2001 (DSO 328)
  • Nether Denton Womens Institute: minutes and records books, accounts, programmes and membership records 1920-2007 (DSO 333)
  • Plumpton Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, scrapbooks, membership register and photographs 1924-2014 (DSO 336)
  • Raughton Head and District Womens Institute: minutes, record books, scrapbooks and programmes 1924-2011 (DSO 332)
  • Scotby Womens Institute: records incl minutes and record books 1919-1983 (DSO 335)
  • Thursby Womens Institute: records incl minutes and photographs 1921-2006 (DSO 338)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Josefina Alys Hermes De Vasconcellos (1904-2005), sculptor: sketches and photographs of work, poems, plays, music, corresp, books and catalogues of work 1900-2005 (WDVAS)
  • Alfred Wainwright (1907-1991), author and environmentalist: additional papers comprising Betty Wainwright's notebooks of walks and holidays, no. 4 and 5 1976-1983 (WDAW)
  • Westmorland Society for Social and Moral Welfare: records incl minutes, annual reports and material rel to women's hostel, Springfield, 15 Castle Road, Kendal 1973-2011 (WDSO 389)
  • Windermere Womens Institute: records incl minutes, record books and photograph albums 1987-2009 (WDSO 239)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Chellaston Womens Institute: records incl minute books, account books and programmes 1932-2011 (D7753)
  • Andre and Phyllis Bradley of Barlborough: personal papers rel to 1984-1985 Miners' Strike and its aftermath, incl letters to and from Mr Bradly during his imprisonment, Mrs Bradley's diary, legal papers and ephemera c1980-1989 (D7701)

Devon Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Barbara M Guest (fl 1943-1946), Second World War land girl: papers rel to the Women's Land Army incl letters of acceptance, duty rota, certificates, personal message from the Queen and photographs 1943-1946 (8869)
  • Hill Barton Townwomen's Guild: photograph albums rel to guild trips and activities 1992-2008 (8851)
  • Throwleigh Womens Institute: records incl minute books, attendance books, notebooks with copies of press releases, annual reports, handbooks and accounts 1923-2009 (1618G)

Dorset History Centre

  • Ruth Colyer (fl 1960-1990) of Dorset: additional photographs and papers rel to rights of way and the Ramblers' Association in Dorset 1962-1978 (D1857)
  • Mary Spencer Watson (1913-2006), sculptor: diaries, photographs and family papers 1914-1982 (D2566)
  • Carter & Co, pottery manufacturers, Poole: original hand painted sheets 'The Circus' by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis 1930-1939 (D/PPY)
  • Askerswell Womens Institute: records 1962-2009 (W.182)
  • Broadstone Afternoon Womens Institute: records 1996-2002 (W.184)
  • Church Knowle Womens Institute: records 1933-1995 (W.183)
  • Lyme Regis Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1970-2003 (D2573)
  • National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Weymouth branch: minutes, corresp and papers with records of the Southern Division 1950-1996 (D2592)
  • National Union of Townswomen's Guilds, Weymouth Manor Evening branch: records 1966-2014 (D2598)
  • National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Christchurch branch: minutes and scrapbooks 1952-1983 (D2617)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Dudley Central Townswomen's Guild: minutes, records of attendance and agendas 20th cent (Acc 9796)
  • Holy Trinity Old Hill Women's Fellowship: minutes 1962-2007 (Acc 9786)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Ladies Circle: records 1962-1995 (GD/X1241)

Durham County Record Office

  • 'The Last Coals of Spring': poems, stories and songs by the women of Easington Colliery dealing with the Miners' Strike 1985 (D/X 1971)

Ealing Local History Centre

  • Ealing Ladies Hockey Club: treasurers' papers and accounts 1978-2000 (Acc. 429)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • Girlguiding Dunbartonshire: misc papers incl log book of 3rd Campsie Guides 1936-2014 (DGA/2014)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Mary Gorzelak (b c1933), resident of Hull: diary featuring memories of time in the East Riding during the Second World War 2004-2014 (DDX2006/1)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Marjorie Louise Davies (1906-2007), artist and illustrator: papers 1920-2011 (Acc 11882)
  • Muriel Elms (1913-2014), resident of Patcham: papers 1910-1985 (Acc 11924)
  • Lilian Swanwick (1880-1942), artist: papers rel to her brother Harry Heatley 1938-2014 (Acc 11970)
  • Gladys Christine Wigram (1884-1985), daughter of Sir Howard Warburton Elphinstone bt: memoir 1750-1974 (Acc 11873)
  • East Sussex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional institute records 1929-2012 (Acc 11862)
  • East Hoathly Womens Institute: Coronation scrapbook 1952 (Acc 11957)
  • Nurse Marjorie Wallis of Red Cross Hospital, Hove: album of sketches and prose by wounded First World War soldiers, with family photographs 1898-2013 (Acc 11857)
  • Research notes and papers of Phyllis Webb, local historian of Brighton 20th cent (Acc 11954)

Essex Record Office

  • Essex Federation of Womens Institutes: additional branch records incl from Epping, Great Clacton, Maplin, Pilgrim Group and Pyghtle branches 1917-2012 (A13888)
  • Ingatestone and Fryerning Evening Townswomen's Guild: minutes 1968-1982 (A13914)
  • Newport and Wicken District Nursing Association: minutes, with personal and casework papers of Alice Dutton, district nurse and midwife 1906-1970 (A13981)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • Mary Hughes (fl 1910-1955), member of York Refugee Committee: diaries and papers c1910-1955 (Acc 2014/003)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Denbighshire and Flintshire Ladies Golfing Association: records incl minutes, corresp and membership records 1924-2002 (AN4811)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Roberts family of Nantymoel: papers of Hugh David Roberts, his father John Aelfryn Roberts, his wife Elizabeth Kinsey and their daughter Elizabeth Carmen Kinsey Roberts 19th cent (D1089)
  • Doris Harding (b 1922), of Cardiff: personal papers incl photographs rel to time in Cardiff, and as member of the Women's Land Army working at Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Pembrokeshire c1920-1989 (D1177)
  • Dinas Powys Womens Institute: committee minutes, attendance registers and financial records 2002-2013 (DXNO2)
  • Mothers Union, Llandaff Diocese: additional records 1989-2013 (DMUL)
  • Older Feminist Network: newsletters, with notes from first OFN London meeting 1993-2008 (DWAW54)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Bothwell and Uddingston Inner Wheel Club: additional records incl minutes 1976-2013 (TD1806)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Evenlode Women's Club: minutes, photographs and papers 1951-2012 (D13496)

Gwent Archives

  • Gilwern Womens Institute: minute and record books, with county handbooks and other papers c1949-2013 (D5981)
  • Monmouth Diocesan Council, Girls Friendly Society: minutes, reports, corresp and annual returns c1923-2014 (D6031)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Hammersmith Trade School for Girls: sketchbook of work of Florence Pierce, student of ladies tailoring 1901-1985 (HF14/02)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Long family of Preshaw: scrapbooks of Lady Mary Long (1789-1875) incl poems and transcripts, with newscuttings rel to the Napoleonic War and Caroline, Princess of Wales 1798-1828 (94A14)
  • Pamela Peskett (fl 2008), councillor: additional papers rel to organisations in Winchester 1990-1999 (135A08W)
  • Bashley Evening Womens Institute: additional records 1988-2013 (110A09)
  • Burridge and Park Gate Womens Institute: additional records 2007-2014 (145M98)
  • East Woodhay Womens Institute: records 1938-2004 (122A14)
  • Hampshire County Federation of Womens Institutes: additional records, board and executive minutes, with additional suspended branch records 1891-2006 (96M96, 51M97)
  • Locks Heath Womens Institute: additional records 1986-2012 (68M96)
  • Purbrook Womens Institute: additional records 1996-2014 (60A02)
  • Solent Evening Womens Institute: additional minute and record books 1969-2011 (63A01)
  • Totton and Eling Womens Institute: records 1989-2000 (136A14)
  • Winchester Inner Wheel Club: records 1938-2009 (19A14W)
  • Winchester City Womens Institute: records 1985-2013 (6A14W)
  • Winchester Ladies Circle: minutes, corresp photographs and papers 1948-2008 (80A14W)

Haringey Archive Service

  • Andrew Robert McIntosh (1933-2010), Baron McIntosh of Haringey, politician and Naomi Ellen Sargant (1933-2006), Lady McIntosh, academic specialist in adult education and Haringey Councillor: papers, corresp, publications and press cuttings rel to education, social services, children's services, the Labour party, GLC and immigration 1963-1983 (ldbcm:a/13/5)

Harrow Local History Centre

  • M Lauriston (fl 1920-1950), proprietor of private London music school: corresp and papers 1920-1950 (A10/2)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • Aegis Club, social club for retired business and professional women, Herefordshire: minutes 1971-2005 (CT21)
  • Hereford Diocesan Mothers' Union: additional records incl minutes, accounts and enrolment cards 1959-2005 (CT27)
  • Holmer Womens Institute: additional records incl record books, accounts and attendance register 1954-2011 (CS91)
  • Much Marcle Womens Institute: additional records incl photographs, cuttings, with publications for village Diamond Jubilee exhibition 1892-2012 (CS92)
  • Pembridge Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, corresp, scrapbooks and oral history 1927-2010 (CT40)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Sheila Macdonald (b c1905), mountaineer: diary [transferred from West Highland Museum] c1928-1932 (L/D148)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • O M Clarkson (fl 1928-1968), nurse: memoir 1928-1968 (C SLR)
  • Annie Major (fl 1932-1966), Lord Mayor of Hull: personal papers and papers rel to official capacity incl photographs and films 1932-1966 (C DIAN)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Hilton Womens Institute: records 1999-2004 (5754)

Kent History and Library Centre

  • Margaret Singleton (fl c1930-1959), midwife and district nurse: papers incl notes made during training c1940-1959

Lancashire Archives

  • Kent family of Blackpool: family corresp, mainly between Hedley and Fanny Kent and their son George C Kent 1940-1948 (DDX 3053)
  • Charu Ainscough (fl 1993-2012), Senior Equal Opportunities Officer, Lancashire County Council: records rel to local diversity groups incl Sahara in Preston, Preston Mela, Lancashire Wide Network for Minority Ethnic Women and Lancashire Black and Minority Ethnic Pact 1993-2012 (DDX 3072)
  • Wilfrid Greatorex (1922-2002), documentary film and television series writer: personal papers incl family photographs 20th cent (DDX 3084)
  • Mary Higham (fl 1974), local historian: deeds and research papers 1599-1974 (DDX 3015)
  • Girl Guiding, Lancashire West: additional records incl registers of warrants issued and cancelled, and minutes of Fylde South Division and Blackpool North Division 1935-2006 (DDX 2904)
  • Glenroyd Maternity Hospital, Blackpool: case book of Margaret Mary Carr, trainee midwife 1959-1960 (DDX 3036)
  • Lytham Inner Wheel Club: records incl minutes, papers rel to Club history 1949-2014 (DDX 3089)
  • Preston Standing Conference of Women's Organisations: records incl minutes 1942-2009 (DDX 3067)
  • Preston Inner Wheel Club: records incl minutes, visitors and attendance books and club history 1932-2014 (DDX 3088)
  • Warton Crag Womens Institute: minutes 1938-2009 (WIWA)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Vice family of Leicester and Blaby: diaries, corresp, artworks and postcards, incl artwork of Dorothy Vice, student of Leicester College of Art 19th-20th cent (DE8839)
  • AE Cain (fl 1914-1919), VAD nurse: photograph album compiled by Nurse Cain, featuring images of her nursing life during the First World War in North Evington Military Hospital and 73rd General Hospital in Deauville, France c1914-1919 (DE8779)
  • Countesthorpe Womens Institute: corresp, financial papers, membership records and secretary's reports 1962-2010 (DE8768)
  • Leicester Hebrew Congregation, Ladies' Guild: annual general meeting minutes 1946-1982 (DE8715)
  • Nether Broughton Womens Institute: village book incl photographs, cuttings, maps and ephemera c1946-1985 (DE8872)
  • Wigston Magna Womens Institute: committee minutes, record books, photographs and ephemera c1985-2006 (DE8744)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Jean Godson (fl c1930-1949): narrative of her early life incl material rel to Grantham during Second World War and treatment for tuberculosis at Branston Hall Sanatorium c2011 (MISC DON 1812)
  • Letters sent by German prisoners of war to Margaret Peasgood, Northope House, Bourne 1946-1949 (MISC DON 1827)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Mersey Harmony, Liverpool Ladies Barbershop Singers: newsletters and photograph albums 1976-2014 (780 BAR)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Joy Conway (fl 1980-2009), London Jewish community administrator: files rel to work with the United Synagogue and the London Jewish Community c1980-2009 (B14/010)
  • Lorna Patricia Holder (b 1952), fashion designer and founder of Full Spectrum Productions and Tuareg Productions Ltd: graduation portfolio, photographs, advertising material, corresp, drawings and order notebooks rel to Ali Baba Trading Co, Davies and Field and Lapaz hair and beauty salon 1973-2007 (LMA/4660)
  • Marjorie Blanche Honeybourne (1899-1974), topographer: corresp, lecture notes, diaries, photographs and printed material 1890-1982 (B14/064)
  • EGA for Women, association for the preservation of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital: minutes, constitution, accounts, diary, supporters records, membership records, petition, corresp, press articles, charity application and appeal, with London Review Strategy 2012 (B14/031)
  • The Greene Sisters, singing group: press cuttings, contracts, photographs, posters, recordings and related ephemera 1930-1960 (B14/175)
  • Records rel to inspections work for the Inner London Education Authority conducted by Betty Magraw (fl 1958-1977) and John Stephens (fl 1968-2002) 1958-1991 (B14/001, B14/014)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Isobel Baillie (1895-1983), soprano: papers c1930-1979 (GB127.M827)
  • Manchester and District Ladies Golf Association: minutes, newspaper cuttings and membership records c1912-1999 (2014/58)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Lady Elizabeth Palgrave (1799-1852), wife of Sir Francis Palgrave: letters (3) to her father, Dawson Turner 1841-1842 (MC 3088)
  • Norwich Business and Professional Women's Club: minutes, invitations, corresp, press cuttings, photographs and constitutional papers c1960-2011 (ACC 2014/206)

North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Clovelly Womens Institute: records 1945-2014 (B1195)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Soroptimist International, Motherwell and Wishaw branch: additional records c1951-2013 (ACC/CNL0016)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Middleton Tyas and Moulton Womens Institute: records incl minutes and accounts 1960-1989 (ZMW)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Great Houghton Womens Institute: records incl corresp, minute books, record books, garden design plan and photograph albums 1927-2010 (N8)
  • Irchester Womens Institute: records incl minute and record books, attendance registers, magazines, certificates and accounts 1946-2013 (NFWI/207-228, 1024-1031)

Northumberland Archives

  • Audrey Mary Jones (b 1940), local councillor and Amble mayor: papers, photographs and other ephemera rel to her time as councillor and mayor of Amble 1987-2009 (NRO 10696)
  • Dorothy Robson (1900-1984), town councillor and champion of local social issues: handwritten memoirs c1965-1977 (NRO 10818)
  • Lesbury Womens Institute: records incl minutes and meeting books 1922-2006 (NRO 10817)
  • Order of Women Freemasons, Tranquillity Lodge no. 44: records incl papers rel to history, songs and verse, with banners and other ephemera 1928-2014 (NRO 10684)
  • Widdrington Womens Institute: records incl minutes, deeds, extension plans and photographs 1924-2013 (NRO 10661)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Elizabeth Calladine (fl 1916-1917): diary kept while in France during the First World War 1916-1917 (8659)
  • Gedling Womens Institute: log of items provided for members of the armed forces 1939-1945 (8675)
  • Sutton and Barnby Moor Womens Institute: minutes and accounts 1948-2007 (8582)
  • Woodthorpe Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, subscription books and attendance registers 1984-2012 (8679)

Pembrokeshire Archives

  • Bwlch-y-Groes Womens Institute: records incl monthly meeting papers, branch programmes and other papers 1964-2009 (D-WI/53)
  • Camrose Womens Institute: records incl minute books, monthly meeting papers, accounts, annual reports and other papers 1948-2013 (D-WI/52)
  • Carningli-Newport Womens Institute: records incl monthly meeting papers, photographs, constitution and other papers c1960-2012 (D-WI/51)
  • Eglwyswrw and District Womens Institute: records incl minute books, monthly meeting papers and press cuttings 1968-2010 (D-WI/55)
  • Hayscastle Womens Institute: records incl minute books, monthly meeting papers and attendance registers 1973-2012 (D-WI/57)
  • Lamphey Womens Institute: records incl minute books and meeting papers 1949-2010 (D-WI/50)
  • Letterston Womens Institute: records incl minute books, monthly meeting papers, annual reports, attendance registers and other papers 1959-2013 (D-WI/58)
  • Milford Haven Womens Institute: records incl minute books, monthly meeting papers, accounts, branch programmes and other papers 1982-2013 (D-WI/54)
  • New Hedges Womens Institute: records incl minute books and meeting papers 1962-2006 (D-WI/49)
  • Neyland Womens Institute: records incl minute books, attendance registers, branch programmes, scrapbooks and other papers 1972-2014 (D-WI/40)
  • Wolfscastle Womens Institute: records incl minute books, scrapbooks, photograph albums and other papers 1934-2012 (D-WI/48)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Rattray and District branch: records 1932-2004

Peterborough Archives

  • Eye Womens Institute: minutes, financial papers and photographs 1930-2013 (Acc 2014/28)
  • Peterborough Girls National School: log book 1863-1891 (Acc 2014/29)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds Womens Institute, Plympton: records 1989-2012 (4008)
  • Yealmpton and Brixton Womens Institute: records 1920-2006 (4003)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Old Portsmouth Womens Institute: scrapbooks 1994-2014 (2021A)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Eva Coates (fl 1912-1940), resident of Llandrindod Wells: diaries (7) 1912-1940 (R/DX/65)
  • Brecon Girls Grammar School: collected material rel to researching the school's history, incl copy log books and copies of 'The Daisy', with copy log book of Llanspydidd and Llanfaes Primary School 1922-1996 (B/X/198)
  • Carno Womens Institute: records incl minutes, registers and accounts 1923-2012 (M/D/WI/1)
  • Cymdeithas Cymrodorion Defynog, Pontsenni a'r Cylch: minutes and membership register 1914-1927 (B/X/203)
  • Powys Radnor Federation of Womens Institutes: accounts 1986-2006 (R/D/WI/3)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Transcribed and summarised interviews with women of Sandwell and the Black Country about their work from the First World War to the present day, used for the publication 'You just had to get on with it, didn't you?' 2014 (2014/19)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Fanny Bell (fl 1860-1890), of Stratford-on-Avon: corresp and papers 1860-1890 (DR1383)
  • Angela Hartnell (fl 1994-2013), author and diarist: material rel to the book 'Crackhead' incl diaries and photographs 1994-2013 (DR1175)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Vera Pinder (1920-2014), Second World War steel worker: personal papers 1920-2010 (2014/30)
  • Fulwood Afternoon Townswomen's Guild, Sheffield: minutes, attendance registers and scrapbooks 1959-2008 (2014/18)
  • Wildcat Cards, feminist art collective of Sheffield: original artwork, greetings cards, posters, photographs and corresp, with administrative and financial papers 1988-1994 (2014/13)

Shropshire Archives

  • Muriel Tipton (fl 1930-2010): papers incl scrapbooks (24) and photograph albums c1900-2010 (8863)
  • Adcote School Old Girls Association, Little Ness: records incl newsletters, minutes, with a school history 1931-2006 (8920)
  • Shropshire Technical School for Girls, Radbrook, Shrewsbury: records, photographs and printed material 20th cent (8914)
  • Yockleton Ladies Group: minutes, programmes and papers 1974-2005 (8940)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Mary Tucker, farmer, Kingston St Mary and Exmoor: ledgers, photographs and papers 1920-1989 (A\DVF)
  • Inner Wheel Club District 20 (Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire): additional records 1990-1999 (A\CYL)
  • Nether Stowey Female Friendly Society: annotated rules 1907 (DD\X\SOM)
  • Taunton Inner Wheel Club: photograph albums 1959-2012 (A\CYL)
  • Winsham Womens Institute: additional records 1993-2013 (DD\WI)
  • Wiveliscombe Womens Institute: records 1932-2013 (DD\WI)

Southwark Local History Library and Archive

  • Mary Datchelor Girls School, Camberwell: newsletter and photographs 1886-2001 (2014/6)

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

  • Wendy Tildesley (fl 2007), of Little Horsley Farm: family papers rel to the farm, to her father Frederick Kirk, Clerk of Works in South Staffordshire, and to her grandmother, May Hall of Coven, cookery teacher and expert in wartime cooking 1806-2007 (7376)
  • Bible Society, Stafford Action Group: additional records incl minutes of Committee and Women's Committee, with cash accounts 1893-2004 (D7337)
  • Stafford Ladies Swimming Club: records incl minutes, accounts, subscription and competition records, photographs and cuttings 1901-2004 (D7340)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Fitzroy family, Dukes of Grafton: Euston: additional papers incl diary of Elizabeth Duchess of Grafton (1792) 1792-2011 (HA513)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Felixstowe Townswomen's Guild: minutes and press reports 1948-1997 (FC51)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Lowestoft Evening Womens Institute: records incl attendance registers, minutes and record books 1989-2011 (1431)

Surrey History Centre

  • Edith Mary Deveson (1907-2006), music teacher: papers rel to her time at Abinger Hill School, Holmbury St Mary, incl corresp and photographs 1927-1991 (9373)
  • Farnham Girls' Choir Farnham Singers: notebooks, photographs, press cuttings and programmes 1948-1994 (9286)
  • Guildford Wives Fellowship: records incl minutes, accounts and photographs 1952-2010 (9361)
  • Surrey Federation of Womens Institutes: additional papers incl branch records for Charlwood, Drift Bridge, Ewhurst Afternoon, Meadvale, Merrow Afternoon, St John's (Woking), Burpham Afternoon and Holmbury St Mary 1919-2010 (7650)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Mary A Taylor (fl 1949-2008): 'Daddy's Girls', typescript account of childhood in an Irish family in Spitalfields, 1949-1965 c2008 (P/MIS/388)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Loxley Womens Institute: records 1952-2010 (05345)
  • Norton Lindsey Womens Institute: minutes, attendance register, subscription book, book of outings, classes and news sheets, financial records and scrapbooks 1947-2012 (05304)
  • Warmington Womens Institute: minutes, financial records, 'domesday' book, churchyard survey and photograph albums 1941-2013 (05349)
  • Womens Co-operative Guild, Warwickshire branch: membership and account records with corresp 20th cent (CR4687)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Jones family of Morriston: additional records comprising diaries of Dorothy Jones (1930-1932) and corresp between Iris and Emlyn Jones c1930-1939 (D/D Z 576)
  • British Federation of Women Graduates, Swansea and District branch: records incl programmes of local meetings and social events, research projects and photographs 1967-2012 (D/D BFWG)
  • Merched Y Wawr: Cangen Treboeth: minutes and membership lists 1970-1977 (WAW 40)
  • Parc Wern Hospital, Swansea: autograph book of Hilda Conibear containing soldiers' signatures 1916 (D/D Z 941)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Joyce Sullivan, midwife: midwifery training notebook and records c1940-1949 (17696)
  • Littlehampton Inner Wheel: club and committee minutes 1927-2013 (17484)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Jessie Millar Wilson (1871-1952), YMCA volunteer: memoirs of time volunteering for YMCA in France during the First World War, letters and papers 1879-1955 (WYB616)
  • Girl Guides Association, Bradford South 29th company: registers of attendance, accounts and corresp 1974-2000 (WYB639)
  • Ryan Street Girls School: log book 1874-1902 (WYB632)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds Armley Townswomen's Guild: minutes and accounts 1954-2011 (WYL2425)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • East Hardwick Womens Institute: photograph albums (5), certificates, programmes and committee lists 1950-2011 (WYW1825)
  • Streethouse Methodist Chapel: records incl collection journal, sisterhood register, minutes and financial papers 1899-1996 (WWM211/C26/12)
  • Womens Co-operative Guild, Wakefield branch: records incl papers for committee meetings, evergreen remembrance book, address book, handbooks, songbooks and general rules 1908-1985 (WYW1816)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Martha Hogg (1872-1934), midwife, councillor and magistrate: records rel to family and career c1870-1934 (Acc. 2014/71)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Joan Hickson, doctor, Chippenham: diaries 1942-1945 (4236)
  • Rose Pike, woollen winder, Westbury: account book 1935-1937 (4112)
  • Box Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1930-2008 (4253)
  • Bratton Womens Institute: additional records 1956-2013 (2156)
  • Broughton Gifford Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1938-2008 (4257)
  • Chippenham Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1951-1992 (4230)
  • Dauntsey Womens Institute: minutes, accounts, photographs and papers 1941-2013 (4235)
  • Godolphin School, Salisbury: minutes, corresp, pupil and Association records 19th-21st cent (4265)
  • Grace Methuen (Corsham) Group of Womens Institutes: additional records and account book 1967-1993 (3250)
  • Greenmeadow and Haydon Wick Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1968-2011 (1390A)
  • Hardenhuish Womens Institute: records incl minutes, record books and registers 1980-2013 (4094)
  • Stratton St Margaret Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1932-2010 (1484A)
  • West Lavington Womens Institute: minutes, accounts and papers 1956-2010 (4234)
  • Winterslow Womens Institute: additional records 1956-2006 (4276)
  • Yatton Keynell Womens Institute: records 1949-2009 (4263)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Birkenhead West Liberal Ladies Bowling Club: records incl minutes, match list card, photographs and corresp 1935-2005 (2150)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Women of Wolverhampton 'The Way We Are' oral history project: oral history interview recordings (DX-1043)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Abberley Womens Institute: minutes, accounts, magazines, record books and other papers 1897-2013 (15611)
  • Himbleton Womens Institute: minutes and record books 1931-1999 (15745)
  • Worcestershire School Girls Hockey Association: minutes and other records 1976-2009 (15699)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Valerie Booth (fl 1960-1989), film continuity editor: papers incl film continuity scripts, unit and cast lists, progress reports, publicity material and photographs c1960-1989
  • Jean Merilyn Simmons (1929-2010), actress, OBE: scrapbook of photographs, artwork and press cuttings compiled for Simmons recording her post-war publicity trip to Germany 1949
  • Ann Skinner (b 1937), film producer: papers rel to work as a producer and contracts rel to her work as a continuity supervisor, writer, producer and lecturer at the National Film and Television School c1950-2011 (ASK)

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Wendy Cope (b 1945), poet: papers 1957-2010 (Add MS 89108)
  • Thereza Story-Maskelyne (1834-1926), wife of Nevil Story-Maskelyne: journals, diaries, memoirs and related papers along with photographs 1845-1923 (Add MS 89120)

British Library, Music Collections

  • Beatrice Harrison (1892-1965), cellist: papers 20th cent (Mus. Dep. 2014/29)
  • May Harrison (1890-1959), violinist: papers 20th cent (Mus. Dep. 2014/29)
  • Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983), composer: music manuscripts 1954-1960 (Ms Mus. 1794)

British Library: Asian and African Studies (previously Oriental and India Office Library)

  • Beatrice Irene Magraw (c1888-1970), author, wife of Charles Magraw, Anglican clergyman and deputy headmaster of Bishop Cotton School, Simla: papers incl letters and photographs 1919-1922 (Mss Eur F684A)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Anthea Katharine Cooke-Yarborough (d 2007), wartime evacuee and author: diaries and letters sent home from Canada 1940-1949 (Documents.25057)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Castel Womens Institute: minutes and papers 1900-2014 (AQ 1400)
  • Clos du Valle Womens Institute: accounts, minutes and papers 2006-2011 (AQ 0877/20-22, AQ 0878/18-20, AQ 1380/79-81)
  • Ladies' College Guild, Guernsey: evacuation diary, photographs, minutes and cuttings 1800-2014 (AQ 1447)

Jersey Archive

  • Dorothy Daymond (fl 1940-1945), of Jersey: Occupation papers 1940-1945 (JA/2529)
  • Eileen Marion Podger (fl 1950-2013), of Jersey: certificates and papers 1950-2013 (JA/2523)
  • Grouville Womens Institute: records 1952-2012 (JA/2473)
  • Jersey Womens Refuge: additional records 1998-2012 (JA/2480 JA/2488 JA/2509)
  • Trinity Womens Institute, Jersey: additional records 1968-2013 (JA/2474)
  • Occupation diaries of Miss Sinclair of Keechong, St Brelade 1941-1942 (JA/2502)
  • Red Cross messages of Ann Crocker nee Turpin 1941-1944 (JA/2569)
  • Photographs and papers of Patricia Ann Page nee Machon 1930-1999 (JA/2606)

Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Helen Elizabeth Zealley (b 1940), Director of Public Health, Lothian Health Board: corresp and papers 1993-1996 (GD25)

Manx National Heritage Library and Archive Service

  • Katherine Brierley (fl 1922), travel journalist: illustrated, handwritten journal of a Summer holiday in the Isle of Man 1922 (MS 13576)
  • Catherine Annie Wood (b 1911), Isle of Man resident: draft memoirs incl references to Knockaloe Detention Camp and the torpedoing of HMS Champagne during the First World War 20th cent (MS 13657)

National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • Kathryn 'Kate' Adie (b 1945), author and broadcaster: notebook kept in Bosnia 1993 (2014-12-25)
  • Mary 'Molly' Frances May (1864-1952), army nurse: letters to her stepmother from No 4 General Hospital on the Mooi River, Natal 1900-1901 (2014-10-32)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Janet Hinshaw Caird (1913-1994), author: notebooks and papers, mainly rel to her novel 'The Umbrella-Maker's Daughter' c1977-1979 (Acc.13485)
  • Elizabeth Susanna Graham (d 1844), wife of Thomas Graham of Edmond Castle: journal of a tour in Scotland 1819 (Acc.13509)
  • Rosemary Hall (1925-2011), National Secretary of the Scottish National Party: papers, mainly political 1947-2010 (Acc.13491)
  • Kathleen Jamie (b 1962), author and poet: further literary papers and notebooks c1996-2012 (Acc.13544)
  • Lucinda Louise Mackay (b 1941), artist: corresp, sketchbooks and albums 1965-2012 (Acc.13504)
  • Muriel Sarah Spark (1918-2006), author: additional papers (Acc.13508)
  • Young Women's Christian Association, Glasgow branch: records 1878-2000 (Acc.13555)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Haf Morris (1933-2012), cerdd dant setter, teacher and adjudicator: music manuscripts (NLW ex 2853)
  • Winifred Coombe-Tennant (1874-1956), JP, suffragist and political campaigner: diaries 1897-1928 (Winifred Coombe Tennant Papers)
  • Honno Welsh Women's Press, co-operative publishing company, Aberystwyth: records, incl minutes, accounts and corresp c1986-2014 (Papurau Honno Papers)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Margaret Nicol (fl 1924), Cunard Line stewardess: diary of her time as stewardess on the Samaria, featuring voyages to New York and the Far East 1924 (DX/2603)
  • Walter Surry Stevens (1880-1975), seafarer: papers rel to his seafaring career with the Union Castle Line, with photographs of Nurse Blanche Williams (d 1950), his wife, depicting her time on hospital ship 'Grantully Castle' during the First World War 1897-1950 (DX/2585)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Myrtle Olive Felix Robertson (1934-2000), 11th Baroness Wharton, photographer, Vice President of the RSPCA: photographs taken for 'Parliament in Pictures: inside the House of Commons and the House of Lords', written by Austin Mitchell, with photographs by Baroness Wharton, Lord Crathorne and Austin Mitchell c1995-1999 (Acc No 6025)
  • Photograph of 'Fetters and Roses Dinner', January 1924, featuring former suffragettes Barbara Ayrton Gould, Dorothy Evans, Viscountess Rhondda, Helen Archdale, Evelyn Sharp, Frederick and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Labour MP Susan Lawrence, and men imprisoned as conscientious objectors during the First World War 1924 (HL/PO/RO/1/203)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Ottilie Patterson (1932-2011), blues and jazz singer: papers incl photographs and press cuttings c1897-2012 (D4581)
  • Jane Ross (1810-1879), musical antiquary: papers of her uncle rel to 'The Londonderry Air' collected by Jane, incl the songbook of her sister Theodosia 1855 (D4585/UNL/1)
  • Girl Guides Association, Province of Ulster: additional minute books 1920-1995 (D3875)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon-Davies (1891-1992), actress: corresp, photographs, diaries and albums c1891-1992 (THM/448)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design

  • Pat Schleger (b 1928), graphic designer: papers rel to design commissions 1977-1996 (AAD/2014/9)

Wallace Collection

  • Rosalind Lowe (fl 2003), author: research papers for a biography of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, incl copies of letters received and written by Meyrick and information on Goodrich Court 1800-2003 (LOWE/)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Viscountess Boudica Denvorgilla (fl 2012-2014), trendsetter of Bethnal Green: illustrations and photographs 2012-2014 (BOUDICA)
  • Moyra Peralta (fl 1973-1998), photographer: photographic archive 1973-1998 (PERALTA)

Black Cultural Archives

  • Norma Gibbes (b 1943), educator and local councillor: video and audio recordings 20th cent (AC2014/31)
  • Organisation for Women of Asian and African Descent: recording of first conference in 1980 with educational material 1980-2014 (AC2014/11, 56)

Britten-Pears Foundation

  • Papers of Erwin Stein (1885-1958), musician and writer, and his daughter Marion Thorpe (1926-2014), concert pianist and co-founder of the Leeds International Piano Competition: papers incl corresp, music manuscripts, photographs, articles, broadcasts and lecture material c1942-1979 (STN)
  • Rae Woodland (1922-2013), concert and opera singer: corresp, programmes, press reviews, photographs and papers c1920-2013 (WDL)

Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum/University of Central Lancashire)

  • Joan Meredith (fl 1950-1999), peace activist: scrapbooks (3) incl corresp, photographs, cuttings and cassette tape rel to campaigns c1950-1999 (Acc 1405)
  • Norah Mary Phillips (1910-1992), Baroness Phillips of Fulham, Labour politician: memoirs, compiled by Morgan Phillips (spouse) c1910-1992 (Acc 1419)

Marylebone Cricket Club Library

  • Helen Elizabeth 'Betty' Archdale (1907-2000), cricketer and educationalist: scrapbooks incl maps, news cuttings, telegrams, photographs, corresp, itineraries, dinner menus, pamphlets, programmes, memoranda and magazines, with items rel to time in Australia 1934-1935 (ARCHDALE)

Museum of Science and Industry

  • Jean Elizabeth Gregson (fl 1924-1937), textile design artist: notebooks, samples and other course work from Gregson's studies, principally at the Manchester School of Art 1924-1937 (2014-3008)

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

  • Evelyn Newby (b 1931), photographic archivist, writer and art historian: research material created and compiled on William Hoare (1707-1792), incl images, corresp, notes and copies of published material c1980-2009 (EN)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Letitia Sarah Sadleir (1808-1867), wife of Ralph Sadleir: diaries 1840-1866 (RCBL MS 1000)

Royal College of Midwives Archives

  • Elizabeth A Hackett (1935-2013), midwife: case registers 1959-1965 (RCMS/236)
  • Nicky Leap (b 1948) and Billie Hunter (b 1953), midwives, authors and academics: audio files and transcripts of interviews with midwives and women who experienced childbirth during the 1920s and 1930s, for a collaborative publication, 'The Midwife's Tale: An Oral History from Handywoman to Professional Midwife' c1980-2009 (RCM/2014/22)
  • Mary Lewis (1923-2014), midwife: case books and registers 1948-1959 (RCMS/231)
  • Ellena M Salariya (fl 1940-2010), midwife: memoir detailing experience as Chair of the Royal College of Midwives Dundee Branch 1953-1985 (RCMS/239)
  • Joyce Westmore (fl 1980-1989), midwife: case register 1983-1987 (RCMS/226)
  • Daphne Judd, midwife: case register and photographs 1941 (RCM/2014/21)
  • Doreen Madge Young, midwife: case registers 1941-1952 (RCMS/234)
  • Dorothea Mackrell, midwife: papers and certificates 1944-1970 (RCMS/228)
  • Dorothy Patricia Willson, midwife and maternity nurse: case registers and papers 1942-1963 (RCMS/238)
  • Eleanor Mary Dent, midwife: case books and registers 1946-1948 (RCMS/233)
  • EM Noton, midwife: case register 1926-1927 (RCMS/237)
  • Ethel Maine, midwife: midwifery lecture notes 1901 (RCMS/108)
  • Gweneth Mary Fitton, midwife: papers rel to training and career incl photographs and case registers 1933-1983 (RCMS/227)
  • Jessie Clara Butcher, midwife: papers and certificates 1945-1963 (RCMS/230)
  • Marion Alice Papworth, midwife: papers and certificates 1940-1941 (RCMS/229)

Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Georgina Mary Butler (1917-2009), children's nurse: diary, notes and photographs c1936-1944 (C773)
  • Brenda Carling (1897-1990), nurse: papers incl corresp, nursing certificates, photographs, with papers rel to MBE 1923-1990 (C776)
  • Joan Clark (b 1914), nurse: personal papers and photographs 1974 (C782)
  • Margaret Amy Cooke (b 1929), nurse: papers incl corresp, nursing certificates, drug books and midwifery registers 1946-1993 (C769)
  • Katherine Frances Cronin (fl 1940-1980), nurse: personal papers and nursing journals c1940-1980
  • Mary Rose Hayward (fl 1960-2010), nurse: personal papers, certificates, corresp, examination papers and case books from nursing and midwifery training 1962-1991 (C762)
  • Muriel Hibbert (1923-2013), nurse: personal papers incl photographs, diaries, certificates and corresp c1940-2000 (C780)
  • Francesca May King (1879-1946), nurse: papers and photographs c1909-1948 (C781)
  • Margaret Leith Milne (fl 1930-1939), nurse: papers incl notebooks, photographs and nursing certificates c1935-1938
  • Isabella Main O'Brien (1937-2011), nurse: personal papers and photographs 1953-2010 (C492)
  • Joan Paeke (fl 1924-1991), nurse: papers incl corresp, nursing journals, memoirs, papers rel to nursing work with the Royal Air Force, and oral history interview for the Nurses Voices Project by St George's Hospital Medical School, Kingston University 1924-1991 (C786)
  • Marjorie Wharton (1901-1995), nurse: personal papers incl notebooks and photographs c1920 (C766)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Additional research papers and material rel to the statistical work of Alison Macfarlane as Professor of Perinatal Health at City University, London 2001-2011 (2014/5)

Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum

  • Phyllis Friend (1922-2013), nursing officer, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing: diaries recording official engagements, corresp, photographs and other papers c1910-2010 (RLHPP/FRI)
  • Vera Agnes Lowe (fl 1890-1947), nurse: records rel to training, certificates and items used during training at The London Hospital c1890-1947 (RLHPP/LOW)

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Enid Mary Blyton (1897-1968), writer: manuscripts, typescripts and artwork rel to Blyton's 'Noddy', incl typescripts (2) with artwork by illustrators Harmsen van der Beek and Peter Wienk 1954-1959 (EB, HVB, PW)
  • Helen Craig (b 1934), illustrator: additional artwork for the Angelina Ballerina books, incl for 'Angelina's Cinderella' and 'Angelina's Big City Ballet' c2010-2014 (HCr)
  • Susan Einzig (1922-2009), illustrator: pen and ink illustrations (6) for 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Philippa Pearce c1958 (SE)
  • Mary Rayner (b 1933), author and illustrator: artwork for 'Garth Pig Steals the Show', 'Garth Pig and the Ice Cream Lady', 'Mr and Mrs Pig's Evening Out' and 'Mrs Pig's Bulk Buy', with dummy books for 'Garth Pig Steals the Show' and 'Mrs Pig's Bulk Buy' c1980-1995 (MRa)
  • Frances Lincoln, publishers, London: preliminary and finished artwork for the children's book 'Over the Hills and Far Away' by various artists and illustrators incl Patrick James Lynch, Niki Daly, Ann James, Mo Willems, Sian Jenkins, Helen Craig and others c2012-2013 (OHFA)

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives and Museum

  • Judith Crossley (d 2009), domestic supervisor at St Bartholomew's Hospital: photographs of staff and events at St Bartholomew's Hospital, mainly of the Domestic Supervisor's team c1960-1980 (SBHG2014/10)
  • Betty Plumley (fl 1939-1945), nurse: papers incl training and registration certificates from time as a student nurse at St Bartholomew's Hospital (1939-1944), with case notes and photographs 1943-1945 (SBHG2014/02)
  • Katrina Thomas (fl 1944-2000), nurse: training lecture and class notes from time as a student nurse at St Bartholomew's Hospital, with biographical notes c1944-2000 (SBHG2014/25)
  • Eliza Wheal (fl 1921-1949), nurse: diary, photographs and papers rel to St Bartholomew's Hospital where Wheal was a student nurse (1921-1924) c1923-1949 (SBHG2014/22)

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive

  • Margery Weekes (fl 1962-2014), lecturer in physical education, Bedford College of Education: photographs, programmes and publicity material 1962-1981 (D31)

Wellcome Library

  • Audrey Amiss (1933-2013), artist: sketch books, framed pictures and other loose art work by Audrey Amiss, with papers, letters and ephemera rel to Amiss c1930-2009 (PP/AMI)
  • Margaret Lewis (fl 1940-2004), nurse: memorabilia, corresp and photographs chiefly rel to Lewis' Second World War service with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 1940-2004 (MS 9157)
  • Alison Macfarlane (fl 1964-2015), professor of perinatal health and statistician: additional records rel to Macfarlane's work with the MRC Air Pollution Unit, incl data, research notes and papers, microfilms showing methodology, corresp, offprints, unpublished papers and reports 1940-2002 (PP/AMF)
  • Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Womens Health: papers recording the history and activities of the Association 1949-2008 (SA/CSP/R)

Working Class Movement Library

  • Women's Social and Political Union, Rochdale branch: minutes with balance sheets 1907-1938 (Acc 212)
  • Greenham Common diary, compiled by Doreen McCann, campaigner c1980-1989 (Acc 214)
  • People's March for Jobs scrapbook, compiled by Jo Bird, activist c1981-1983 (Acc 217)
  • Papers from campaigns, principally women's issues, compiled by Jenny Clegg, campaigner c1970-1979 (Acc 221)
  • Papers, photographs and written account of Salford Electrical Instruments equal pay strike by Margaret Moxon, campaigner 1973 (Acc 222)
  • Shahida Dolan (fl c1979-2012), artist and equality campaigner: papers rel to NUPE strike (1979), race relations, anti-fascism, International Marxist Group, Revolutionary Marxist Current, with press cuttings rel to discrimination and photographs of the National Front in Rochdale c1979-2012 (Acc 224)

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)
  • Louisa Catherine Osborne (c1792-1874), nee Caton, Duchess of Leeds: legal papers 1807-1876 (DD263)


Bath University Archives

  • Richard Bowen (1926-2005), judoka and judo historian: judo journals and papers rel to Marion and Graham Woodard 1950-1999 (BOWEN)
  • Sheila Newns (1935-1999), pharmacist: student papers at School of Pharmacy, Bristol College of Technology 1950-1959 (UOB/LEA 24/1-18)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Hilda Mary Purvis (b 1897), sister of Canon John Stanley Purvis: letter rel to poem 'Understanding' written by Canon Purvis in 1916, with a copy of the poem written out in Hilda Purvis' hand and a printed, and annotated, copy of Canon Purvis' final lecture 1969-1971 (ACC 54/2014)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Betty Lockwood (b 1924), Baroness Lockwood of Dewsbury, Labour Party politician and activist: corresp and papers rel to role as Chancellor of the University of Bradford, with papers rel to work with the Equal Opportunities Commission c1975-2014 (LOCK)
  • Annie Tunnicliffe (fl 1981-1987), peace activist: corresp, notes, minutes, publicity material, photographs, press cuttings and ephemera 1981-1987 (Cwl TUNN)

Brunel University Library

  • Celia Helen Brackenridge (b 1950), educator and academic: papers rel to research, publications and advocacy work in gender equality and child protection, incl corresp, notes, reports, flyers, photographs and cuttings 1974-2013 (BRAC)
  • Hima Raza (1975-2003), poet and academic: papers, photographs, typescripts and manuscripts of works 1917-2003 (HR)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Felicitas Corrigan (1908-2003), Benedictine nun, author and humanitarian: letters to David J Hall 20th cent (MS Add. 10058)
  • Florence Image (d 1962), wife of John Maxwell Image: Cambridge diary 1916-1919 (MS Add. 10053)
  • Anne Stevenson (b 1933), poet: additional papers c2000-2009 (MS Add. 9451)
  • Dorothy Thompson (1923-2011), historian: notes and reminiscences on interviews pertaining to Sir Moses Finley 2013 (MS Add. 9750)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Mavis Batey (1921-2013), wartime code-breaker: research papers rel to wartime operations at Bletchley Park c1940-2013 (BTEY)
  • Sarah Millicent Hermione Churchill (1914-1982), actress and writer: personal papers c1920-1994 (SCHL)
  • Mary Soames (1922-2014), Lady Soames, writer: personal papers, with papers of family members incl material rel to historical research c1970-2013 (MCHL)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher (1925-2013), Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister: letters mainly to her sister, Muriel Roberts c1939-1976 (THCR)
  • Kathleen Wanstall (fl 1910-1918), nurse: First World War scrapbook, while living and working in Germany 1910-1918 (MISC 98)
  • Parliamentary condolence book on the death of Baroness Thatcher 2013 (THCR)

Cardiff University

  • Priscilla Scott-Ellis (1916-1983), Spanish Civil War diarist and nurse: diaries 1937-1941 (415)
  • Joan Reeder (1921-1997), journalist and Royal correspondent: corresp rel to role as Royal correspondent, tapes of interviews, articles, drafts, notes for books on various celebrities, ephemera 1939-1997 (458)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Broughty Ferry Ladies Circle: records incl scrapbooks and visitors books c1960-2010 (Acc2014/614)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Anne Therese Flood (1926-2013), scholar, author: research papers, corresp and books rel to PhD thesis on Bishop BC Butler (1902-1986), incl copy letters from Butler to the Prior of Downside reporting from Rome on the Second Vatican Council 1962-2013 (Add.MS. 1951/1-6)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Margaret Melville Rae Martin (1941-2005), obstetrician and gynaecologist: papers 1941-2001 (Coll 1541)
  • Noreen Elizabeth Murray (1935-2011), professor of molecular genetics: papers 20th cent (Coll 1528)
  • Margaret Campbell Scott (fl 1927-1960), teacher: papers 1927-1960 (Coll 1570)
  • Ellen Caroline Warter (b 1839), granddaughter of Robert Southey: commonplace books (2) rel to the Brontes 1885 (Coll 1559)
  • Agnes Waugh (b 1914), student, Edinburgh University: student notebooks (4) 1933-1936 (Coll 1525)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Helen M Turner (b 1937), artist and carpet designer: carpet designs, photograph album and other papers 19th-20th cent (ACCN 3834)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • Rugby Football League, Women's Rugby League: photographs c1990-2009 (Acc 2014-54)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Womens Co-operative Guild: additional corresp, officials lists, membership records, reports, financial records, subject and campaign files 20th cent (U DCW)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Frances Justina Collins (fl 1883-1919), volunteer in Women's Auxiliary Army Corps: letters sent home rel to service with the Army Corps in Berlin 1919 (Collins, F J)
  • Alfreda Glenny (1884-1973), Red Cross volunteer: account of her experience as a Red Cross volunteer nurse in Montenegro in the First World War 1965 (Glenny)

Kingston University Archives and Special Collections

  • Jean Iris Murdoch (1919-1999), novelist and philosopher: letters (c1000) from Murdoch to Brigid Brophy and to Michael Levey 1957-1995 (KUAS142)
  • Books by Iris Murdoch with some handwritten annotations by AS Byatt 1956-1980 (KUAS156)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Diana Allen (1916-2007), campaigner: corresp, notes, cuttings, photographs, pamphlets, research papers, periodicals and reports rel to her campaigns for travellers' rights 1963-2007 (MS 1911)
  • Elizabeth Cook (b 1952), author: corresp, draft manuscripts, cuttings and research papers rel to the publication of 'Achilles' 1986-2003 (MS 1934)
  • Doris Goerner (1928-2013), textile designer and academic: papers and books incl many textile samples of her work 1837-1980 (MS 1937)
  • Hermione Lee (b 1948), writer, academic and journalist: material rel primarily to her work with the Arvon Foundation, incl minutes, corresp, annual reports, accounts, notes, pamphlets and scrapbooks 1989-1993 (MS 1951)
  • Elizabeth Norman McKay (b 1931), musicologist and pianist: papers incl artwork, notes, pamphlets, and typescripts rel to Schubert 1928-2005 (MS 1932)
  • Elizabeth North (d 2010), novelist and lecturer: manuscript drafts, revised typescripts, proofs, corresp and teaching materials 1980-2002 (MS 1903)
  • Barbara Sabey (d 2013), road safety scientist: reports and conference papers 1951-2002 (MS 1904)
  • Barbara Taylor Bradford (b 1933), novelist: additional personal papers, tapes of dramatisations of her work, drafts and proofs of her novel 'Cavendon Hall' 1998-2014 (BC MS 20c Bradford/4-5)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Irene Joan Thirsk (1922-2013), economic and social historian: working files and research notes c1950-1999 (Acc 2014/14)
  • Sue Townsend (1946-2014), author: notes, draft works, and publicity materials rel to 'Adrian Mole: The Prostrate years' and 'The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year'; with film scripts, typescripts, diaries and corresp c1990-2014 (Acc 2014/10)

London University: Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Kirsten Alnaes (b 1927), academic, author: papers and publications rel to study of Africa in terms of anthropology, religion and ritual, education, the struggle for the independence of Namibia and land tenure in Botswana c1962-2000 (ICS164)
  • Elizabeth O'Kelly (1915-2012), colonial officer: typescript corresp from the British Cameroons and Sarawak c1950-1965 (ICS172)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Caroline Middleton DeCamp Benn (1926-2000), educationalist and writer: personal records rel to educational work 1960-1999 (DC/03/14)
  • Rosemary Sassoon (b 1931), handwriting expert: additional records 1980-1999 (DC/08/14, DC/21/14)
  • Girls' Day School Trust: additional records 1879-2013 (DC/04/14, DC/05/14, DC 06/14, DC/09/14, DC/18/14)

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

  • Leonore Davidoff (1932-2014), historian and sociologist: personal and working papers c1950-2014 (7LDA)
  • Barbara Strachey Halpern (b 1912), writer: additional papers, incl corresp with Wolf Halpern c1930-1949 (7BSH)
  • Jean McCrindle (fl 1970-2015), feminist, activist and author: additional papers rel to Women Against Pit Closures incl minutes, accounts, administrative papers, corresp and newsletters, and personal records rel to the coal strike c1980-1999 (7JMC)
  • Anne Valery (1926-2013), actress and scriptwriter: papers incl documents rel to 'Tenko', scripts, business papers, papers rel to censorship, photographs and press cuttings 1926-2012 (Valery)
  • Elizabeth Wilson (b 1936), feminist and writer, and Angela Mason (b 1944), feminist and activist: papers rel to feminist and LGBT campaigns c1970-1999 (7EAW)

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

  • Patricia Caplan (b 1942), anthropologist: papers and publications rel to women's organisations, particularly those concerned with social welfare in India c1950-1999 (MS 381062)

London University: Senate House Library

  • Michael Slater (b 1936), academic and writer: subject files on Katharine Longley and Ellen Ternan incl corresp, also incl papers rel to Charles Dickens/Ternan scholarship 1939-2010 (MS1211)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Isabella Banks (1821-1897), novelist: letters (35) from various individuals (2014/22)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • 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)
  • Nancy Frew (fl 1935-1937), agricultural student: notebooks as a student of Studley College 1935-1937 (DX 2060)
  • Susan Jellicoe (1907-1986), landscape architect: photographic negatives and prints c1950-1979 (P JEL)
  • Marion Thompson (d 1999), landscape architect: drawings, project files, lecture notes, reports, surveys 20th cent (AR THO)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Mavis Batey (1921-2013), wartime code-breaker: research papers rel to Nuneham Park, Oxfordshire, and the Harcourt family c1950-2010 (9666)
  • Lesley Le Claire (fl c1950-2000), librarian, Worcester College: family and personal papers, with wartime letters of her mother and letters from Eric Sams c1939-2010 (Le Claire)
  • Shiela Grant Duff (1913-2004), author and journalist: additional papers comprising family corresp and letters received c1914-2000 (10889)
  • Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1865-1940), historian and statesman: additional family papers incl letters from Charles Fisher while in the Royal Air Force mostly on India service, Barbara Fisher while teaching in the Far East and Winifred Fisher while in sanatoria suffering from tuberculosis 1940-1962 (9647)
  • Margaret Milward (fl c1860-1899), daughter of Rev Charles Milward: 'Tales of a Victorian Vicarage by the Vicar's Daughter', memoir c1860-1899 (MS.Don.d.215)
  • Joanna Trollope (b 1943), novelist: engagement diaries 1981-2012 (Trollope)
  • John White (fl c1949-1981), research chemist: papers rel to the structure of vitamin B12 incl letters from Dorothy Hodgkin c1950-1981 (White)
  • Janet Mary Young (1926-2002), Baroness Young of Farnworth, politician: additional papers incl corresp with her parents, speeches, recollections and diary of visit to North America during the Second World War c1940-1990 (Young)
  • Corresp from artistic, literary and theatrical circles especially rel to Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, collected by Helen Allingham and Sarah Pirie c1850-1950 (9524)

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

  • Anthea Holme (1919-2012): scrapbooks, pamphlets and oral history interview rel to her life in Palestine (1945-1946), with related material c1940-2010 (0590)
  • Valerie Winifred Robinson (b 1934): memoir, papers and photographs rel to life and work as a personal assistant at the Political Residency, Bahrain, and the British Embassy, Muscat 1968-2014 (0594)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive

  • Lulu Adams (fl 1880-1962), circus performer: business records, photographs, original artwork and press cuttings c1880-1959 (NFA0042)
  • Barbara Buttrick (b 1930), boxer: photographs, handbills and programmes rel to boxing career 1947-1968 (NFA0083)
  • Marisa Carr (fl 1970-2015), dancer and performer: programmes, posters and handbills rel to experimental performance shows 1970-2014 (NFA0095)
  • Alma and Horace 'Skid' Skinner, motorcycle stunt riders: photographs, posters and handbills rel to 'Wall of Death' stunt rider shows and tours c1930-1939 (NFA0046)
  • Handby & Celeine, variety and music hall performers: posters, photographs, sheet music, business records and corresp rel to the dancing and burlesque comedy on skates act 1932-1939 (NFA0106)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Vera Hiddleston (fl 1970-2000), director of social work at Jordanhill College of Education: notes and papers c1960-1990 (Acc 1447)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Anna Mendelssohn (1948-2009), poet and artist: papers incl draft poems and sketches, notebooks (600), and papers rel to academic study and interests in art and literature, with family and friends corresp, autobiographical writing and large artworks c1958-2009 (SxMs109)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Mary Harriet 'Mainie' Jellett (1897-1944), artist: papers incl working drawings, lecture notes and articles c1930-1939 (IE TCD MS 11490)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Sybil Kathleen Batley (1897-1978), medical missionary: papers rel to work as Superintendent of Iyi Enu Hospital, Onitsha and Church Mission Society Regional Medical Advisor for West Africa 1926-1987 (CMSACC/1007)
  • Janet Mendelsohn (fl 1966-1968), photographer: papers incl photographs taken whilst studying at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in the Balsall Heath area and transcripts of interviews with photograph subjects 1966-1968 (USS100)
  • UK Youth: records incl minutes, accounts and papers of Carola Adams, Girls Work Officer and Youth Work Manager c1986-2013 (MS227)

University of Bristol: Theatre Collection

  • Rosalinde Fuller (1901-1982), actress: additional papers incl corresp, photographs, programmes, autobiography, journal, film reels, sound recordings and press cuttings (2014/042, 2014/048)
  • Yolanda Sonnabend (b 1935), theatre designer and artist: additional designs, research, papers, corresp and set models (2014/008, 2014/014)
  • Osiris Players, all-female theatre group: papers rel to Nancy Hewins, founder of the company (2014/006)
  • Set and costume designs (4) by Deirdre Clancy for William Gaskilll's 1971 production of 'Lear' at the Royal Court Theatre, London c1971 (2014/025)
  • Letters and ephemera (1700) rel to Annie and Jessie Bourke, burlesque actresses, and their cousin Eva Watson, detailing their personal lives and life on the stage 1859-1893 (2014/036)

University of Gloucestershire Archives and Special Collections

  • Myfanwy Thomas (1911-2005), writer, daughter of writers Helen and Edward Thomas: letter rel to study on Edward Thomas and recounting childhood memories about Arthur and Ivy Ransome, with photographs of Myfanwy Thomas and Roy Palmer, writer on folksong and folklore 2002 (G/05/14/1, G07/14/3)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Keith Mothersson (d 2009), peace activist and campaigner: corresp and papers on Marxism, feminism, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Greenham Common 20th-21st cent (KFP)
  • Gwendoline Dorothy Benn (d 1966), wife of Sir Ernest Benn: engagement diaries, corresp, notes and speeches rel to political and social work, postcards, travel diaries and notes c1850-1969 (BEN)
  • Barbara Winslow (b 1945), historian and feminist: papers rel to Sylvia Pankhurst, University of Warwick politics, student activism, International Socialists and other radical political groups c1960-1989 (Acc 985)
  • Young Womens Christian Association: additional national committee and branch records, publications and photographs 1898-2008 (Acc 986)