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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Art


Bath Record Office

  • Clifford Wilson Ellis (1907-1985), artist and art teacher: professional, commercial and family papers, with papers of [Dorothy] Rosemary Ellis (1910-1998) c1890-1989 (1177)

Bristol Archives

  • David Delius Anton Bantock (1933-2015), artist and teacher: personal papers, incl manuscripts, research notes, corresp, records rel to the University of Withywood, photographs, artwork c1920-2015 (45456)

Bromley Historic Collections

  • Geoffrey Warner (fl 1920-1963), illustrator: personal papers incl illustrations c1920-1963 (2016/020)
  • 'Views of Beckenham' album of watercolours by Lady Gordon 1809 (2016/029)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Graham Cooper (fl 1960-2014), artist: slides and prints rel to the exhibition 'Outsider Art Home and Abroad' held at the Derby Hall, Bury 1979-1983 (FGC/1)

Chiswick Library Local Studies Service

  • Chiswick Group of Artists: organiser's corresp rel to exhibition at Chiswick Town Hall 1932 (HALS/ARC/442)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Arts for Health Cornwall: project papers and reports c1980-2015 (AD2439)

Dorset History Centre

  • Elizabeth Jean Frink (1930-1993), sculptor: corresp files, and photograph files rel to catalogue raisonne (1984) 1958-1988 (D-FRK)
  • Rena Gardiner (1929-1999), artist and printmaker: papers c1960-1999 (D-GDR)
  • Mary Spencer Watson (1913-2006), sculptor: photographs with her mother (by Helen Muspratt) c1930-1935 (D-MSW)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Robert Macaulay Stevenson (1860-1952), painter: postcards received rel to the sale of paintings 1893-1898 (2016/18)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Mabel Lucie Attwell (1879-1964), artist: papers collected by John Henty c1908-2016 (12524)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • James and George Howie, artists: watercolour sketches of Edinburgh characters 1855-1865 (Acc 1024)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts: minutes and circulars books 1872-1975 (TD1981)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Alton Art Society: additional minutes 1985-2008 (56A09)

Henry Moore Institute Archive

  • David Dye (1945-2015), sculptor and film maker: papers incl student work, sketchbooks, diaries, films, exhibition catalogues and corresp c1960-2010 (2016.1)
  • Paul Montford (1868-1938), sculptor: papers incl corresp, journal, photographs and appointment diaries, with family papers c1900-1970 (2016.16)
  • Peter Peri (1899-1967), sculptor, graphic artist, architect: papers incl drawings, corresp, exhibition catalogues, private view cards, postcards and Festival of Britain papers c1930-1990 (2016.21)
  • Ironbridge Open Air Museum of Steel Sculpture: records incl photograph albums, journals, publications, accounts and corresp c1980-2014 (2016.10)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Cornerhouse, cinema and arts venue, Manchester: business records, photographs and files rel to visual arts exhibitions 1980-2015 (GB127.M861)

Peterborough Archives

  • Giuseppina Santoro-Ellwood (fl 1980-2017), artist: personal papers rel to her work and research 2000-2016 (2016/3)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Julie de Bastion (b 1948), visual artist, writer and educator: handmade books, photographs and artwork c1970-2016 (SBT Arch 2016.27)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Annie French (1872-1965), artist and illustrator: business papers, incl sales books and corresp rel to paintings sold and exhibited 1904-1943 (898048)
  • Glasgow Society of Lady Artists club: minutes, candidates and stock books, news cuttings and visitors books 1890-1971 (891004)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Geoffrey Arthur Godden (1929-2016), ceramics specialist: research papers rel mainly to ML Solon, Pate sur Pate, ceramic partnerships and British ceramic artists c1950-2016 (SD 1741)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Brian White (c1930-1999), cartoonist: papers incl original artwork c1930-1999 (18451)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Anthony John Poole (1926-2009), sculptor: drawings, photographs, reports and personal information 20th cent (15943)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Francis Martin (fl 1990-2001), artist: film and television art department artwork, research and related documentation 1995-2001 (SDE-2016-015)

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • John Berger (1926-2017), author and art critic: papers relating to 'A Fortunate Man' by John Berger and Jean Mohr and corresp with Kirstine Williams 1954-1981 (Add MS 89205, Add MS 89187)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • Sir Michael Vincent Levey (1927-2008), art historian and former Director of the National Gallery: research papers, incl a small collection of Sir Thomas Lawrence corresp and corresp with Alyson Wilson (c2000) c1818-2010 (A2016/2, A2016/7)
  • William Henry Jervis Wegg (1876-1940), author and barrister: notes on paintings housed in various European collections and on paintings sold at auctions c1908-1938 (A2016/4)
  • National Gallery: development department files [closed] 1996-2011 (A2016/3)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Lucinda Louise Mackay (b 1941), artist: additional artwork, corresp and papers c1955-2016 (Acc.13754)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Beryl Walden (1927-2011), botanical artist: corresp, notes, diaries, photographs, slides, and other papers relating to her travel routes and expeditions c1980-2005 (PrP 16-0015)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • James Boswell (1906-1971), artist: collection of small sketches and drawings executed for Lilliput, Sainsbury's and The Sunday Telegraph c1940-1971 (TGA 201613)
  • Ithell Colquhoun (1906-1988), painter: preparatory sketches and drawings, designs for book covers, theatre designs and experimental surrealist artworks c1930-1980 (TGA 201614)
  • Ken Cox (1927-1968), artist and concrete poet: archive comprising complete corresp file, drawings and manuscripts, slides and photographs 1941-2008 (TGA 201617)
  • Phyllis Vipond Crocker (1900-1937), model, artist and craftwoman: letters from artists Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959) and Laura Knight (1877-1970) c1910 (TGA 201610)
  • Edna Clarke Hall (1879-1979), artist: personal and professional papers incl diaries, writings, drawings and sketches, exhibition catalogues and photographs c1890-1970 (TGA 20167)
  • Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), artist and sculptor: archival material from the Palais de Danse studio, St Ives, incl photographs, designs and templates for sculpture and plinths, costumes and props, and documents recording works on loan or exhibit elsewhere c1951-1970 (TGA 201611)
  • John Lyle (1932-2002), bookseller and surrealist: scrapbook archive of dada and surrealist ephemera compiled by Jacques-Bernard Brunius with additions by John Lyle c1970-1974
  • Clive Phillpot (fl 1970-2016), writer, curator and librarian: papers incl writings, corresp, administrative papers and research material c1970-2010 (TGA 20164)
  • John Woodeson (fl 1970-1972), art historian: compilation of research papers and original material rel to the Camden Town and Bloomsbury groups c1900-1970 (TGA 20168)
  • Indica Gallery, London: records reflecting the activities of the gallery incl corresp, gallery papers, documentation, catalogues, cards and photographs, and material that contextualises the approach and interests of the gallery 1965-1967 (TGA 20162)
  • Marjorie Parr Gallery, Chelsea: records incl albums, photographs, printed ephemera, private view cards and catalogues, and some corresp with artists 1963-1982 (TGA 20163)


Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Nicholas Allan (fl 1989-2017), illustrator: preparatory and finished artwork 1969-2013 (NA)

Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society

  • George Walker (1781-1856), of Killingbeck, artist: sketchbooks and diaries, photographs and family papers with material by Jane Tottie 1732-1961 (YAS MD489)


Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Margaret Glover (1935-2016), artist and peace activist: papers c1980-2010 (Acc 2016/066)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • James Paterson (1854-1932), artist: additional diaries, sketchbooks, notebooks, photograph albums 1862-1999 (MS Paterson)

Heriot-Watt University, Heritage and Information Governance

  • Jane Fleming (b 1991), textile designer: art work and digital files for posters on Waverley train line to Tweedbank 2015 (HWU)

Kingston University Archives and Special Collections

  • Kingston School of Art: papers collected by the ArchivesKSA project at Kingston University c1930-2016 (KUAS0207)

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

  • Hong Ling (b 1955), artist: album of ink paintings of Chinese landscapes (MS 381297)

St Andrews University Library

  • Dan Flavin (1933-1996), artist: papers rel to his exhibitions 1960-2000 (ms39001)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959), painter: corresp with Thomas Bodkin 1931-1952 (MSS 6910-7079; IE TCD MS 11547)

University of Southampton Library

  • John Hansard Gallery, Southampton: records incl corresp, files, plans, artists impressions and architect drawings, fundraising papers, exhibition records incl photographs c1956-1989 (MS 428)