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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Art


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Thelma Marjory Lacey (1929-1987), commercial artist: advertising proofs, photographs and original artwork c1950-1959 (HAT2017/2)


Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Bedford Choral Society: addditional records 1894-2013 (X817)

Bromley Historic Collections

  • Cecil Eldred Hughes (1875-1941), author and landscape painter: photographs, plans, sketches and designs of the gardens at The Priory, Orpington c1930 (Acc 2017/002)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Bury Art Society: sketchbooks, catalogues and papers rel to society and local artist David Swithenbank 1950-2016 (RBA)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Research on public sculptures depicting King Edward VIII 1984-1986 (MUS/450)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Josefina Alys Hermes de Vasconcellos (1904-2005), sculptor: Harriet Trust papers rel to Josefina De Vasconcellos 1979-1999 (WDVAS)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Ashbourne Old Trust: "The Painted Bonad" - folk art painting of the history of Ashbourne designed and drawn by Su Prince and painted by the people represented at the footer of the panels c2017 (D7744)

Dorset History Centre

  • Rena Gardiner (1929-1999), artist and printmaker: additional records comprising original artworks, illustrations and greetings cards 20th cent (D-GDR)
  • Elizabeth Wood Muntz (1894-1977), sculptor: corresp, photographs and manuscripts incl material rel to Hope Muntz (author and historian) 20th cent (D-MTZ)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Dudley Arts Council: additional minutes, accounts and corresp 1980-2017 (DAC)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Flintshire County Council, Arts Development: CDs & DVDs of arts events 2009-2014 (AN5113)

Hackney Archives

  • Fred Hurlin (d2011), artist: photographic prints, art prints and sketches, and published material rel to Fred Hurlin of the Leyton Art Group 1956-1999 (2017/20)

Henry Moore Institute Archive

  • Peter Peri (1899-1967), sculptor, graphic artist, architect: exhibition catalogues, corresp and catalogues of his work 1970s-2016 (2017.46)
  • Hugo Powell (1919-2014), sculptor: photograph albums and technical drawings 1940s-1990s (2017.40)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Harpenden Area Decorative and Fine Arts Society: records 1968-2017 (Acc 5920)

Kingston History Centre

  • Wren Denise (1891-1979), studio potter and designer, Rosemary Wren (1922-2013), potter and designer and Peter Crotty (b1943), potter: personal papers, incl teaching notes, corresp, drawings and photographs c1920-1980 (KHC/2017/020)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Atkinson Design Associates, Leicester: company records, with papers of Paul Atkinson incl material rel to his studio at Loughborough College of Art and Design, Leicester Polytechnic and Regent College of Art Design 1982-2015 (DE9328)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Kathe Strenitz (1923-2017), artist and engraver: drawings and woodcuts rel to the areas of Kings Cross, the Grand Union Canal and Finchley c1952 (PM17/019)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Letter from Mihály Munkácsy to Mayor of City of Manchester thanking him for exhibiting his painting 'Christ before Pilate' in the Gallery of the Royal Institution 1883 (2017/14)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Smethwick Society of Arts: records incl files and memorabilia 1948-2007 (2017/34)

Shropshire Archives

  • Oswestry and District Arts Association: minutes, accounts and corresp 1974-2014 (9353)

Stockport Archive Service

  • Marple Arts Group: society records 20th cent (D2177)

Surrey History Centre

  • Mary Angela Wondrausch (1923-2016), potter, painter and writer: papers incl corresp, research notes, sketch books of designs, drawings, photographs and records rel to her potteries c1677-2017 (9762)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Leamington School of Art: portfolios of work (2), incl information on the history of the school 1936-1975 (CR4882)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Brian Vawdrey (fl 1950-1989), psychiatrist: 'Art in Analysis' thesis on art therapy in psychiatry 1953 (18840)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Brian Lewis, critic, writer, poet and painter: personal papers incl corresp, brochures and exhibition tickets 1950-2016 (WYW1447)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • John Peter Berger (1926-2017), author and art critic: corresp with book and graphic designer Richard Hollis 1968-2017 (Add MS 89237)
  • Florence Violet Garrard (1865-1938), artist: manuscript copy of 'Phantasmagoria' or 'Ready Reckoning by Rumour Run Riot' c1934 (Add MS 89240)
  • Dartington Hall: report on Dartington Hall enterprise 1956-1965 (Add MS 89281)
  • The Mostyn Psalter-Hours c1275-1325 (Add MS 89250)

National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum

  • John Fisher (1788-1832), clergyman: letters to John Constable 1812-1829 (MSL/2017/2)
  • Philip Webb (1831-1915), architect, Charles Canning Winmill (1865-1945), architect, Thomas Landseer (c1793-1880), printmaker and Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873), painter: corresp (35 letters) 1839-1912 (MSL/2017/1)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • Charles Cuchetet (fl 1831-1835), commissaire general of the Duccesse de Berry's household: inventories of paintings with associated corresp and other documentation 1831-1835 (NGA42)
  • Francis James Herbert Haskell (1928-2000), professor of art history: notebooks rel to European travels and research 1940-1950s (A2017/8)
  • Sir Michael Vincent Levey (1927-2008), art historian and gallery director: research notes, drafts and corresp 2000s (A2017/7)
  • Sir Nicholas Penny (b 1949), gallery director and art historian: research notes concerning art collectors 2000s (NGA41)
  • National Gallery: collected reminiscences from the public recieved in response to the Development Department's National Gallery Stories initiative 2016-2017 (A2017/1)
  • National Gallery: card game incl instructions and box c 1895 (A2017/10)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Thomas Elder Dickson (1899-1978), artist: corresp, lecture notes and papers rel to professional activities 1899-1978 (Acc.13859)
  • Albums containing Mrs Robert Nasmyth's artwork, poems and letters 1820-1850 (Acc.13878)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Howard Lloyd Roberts (1879-1935), Lance Corporal and illustrator: trench diary 1916

National Portrait Gallery

  • Charles Beale (c1631-1705), husband of Mary Beale: diary recording details of Mary Beale's portrait business 1680-1681 (CB)
  • Henry William Beechey (1788-1862), painter and explorer: sketches and notes nd (HWB)
  • Sir William Beechey (1753-1839), painter: diary and accounts 1784-1885 (WB)
  • Charles Francis Bell (1871-1966), art historian: annotated copy of 'Self & Partners (mostly self)' by Charles J. Holmes c1930 (CFB)
  • Eden Upton Eddis (1812-1901), painter: album of portraits c1890 (EUE)
  • William Stevenson Fitch (1792-1859), Suffolk antiquary: catalogues compiled by Fitch rel to portraiture c1850-1859 (WSF)
  • Harry Furniss (1854-1925), caricaturist and illustrator: ledger and notebooks 1885-1917 (HF)
  • Kenneth Garlick (1916-2009), museum professional: research papers on Sir Thomas Lawrence 1834-2000 (KJG)
  • Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878), portrait painter: list of works 1898-1938 (FG)
  • Adolph Hahn (1855-1928), picture restorer: account ledger documenting work as a picture restorer 1905-1913 (AH)
  • George Perfect Harding (d 1853), portrait painter and copyist: notes on portraits and paintings c1804-1858 (GPH)
  • Robert Home (1752-1834), portrait artist: register of sitters 1795-1814 (RH)
  • Alice Hughes (1857-1939), photographer: correspondence 1899-1936 (ALH)
  • Richard Jeffree (1930-1991), researcher: research papers mainly relating to Mary Beale (RJ)
  • Sir Gerald Festus Kelly (1879-1972), artist: photographs of portraits by Kelly and photographs collected by him c1902-1966 (GFB)
  • Richard James Lane (1800-1872), engraver and lithographer: accounts and corresp 1825-1913 (RJL)
  • Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), painter: corresp, incl corresp to Lawrence's executor Archibald Keightley from sitters of Lawrence c1807-1832 (TL)
  • Robert Lemon (1779-1835), archivist: letter and notes regarding a portrait of Milton 1853-1855 (RL)
  • Samuel Lydons (c1763-1819), archivist: inventory of paintings, drawings and furniture 18th-19th cent (SL)
  • William Edwards Miller (1851-1940), portrait artist: sitter book 1874-1910 (WEM)
  • John Nichols (1745-1826), printer, author and antiquary and John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863), printer and antiquary: corresp and notes rel to research on William Hogarth 1782-1837 (JBN)
  • James Northcote (1746-1831), painter and author: diary 1776-1871 (JN)
  • John Partridge (1789-1872), portrait artist: sitter book notebooks and corresp c1823-1870 (JP)
  • Rupert Potter (1832-1914), lawyer and amateur photographer: photographs of Sir John Edward Millais' studio 1880-1885 (RP)
  • George Richmond (1809-1896), painter: accounts, index of works, and extracts of diaries c1860-1899 (GRI)
  • George Romney (1734-1802), painter: studio ledger and sketch book c1772-1796 (GRO)
  • Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962), painter: correspondence, private view cards, exhibition catalogues, photographs of portraits 1893-1961 (FOS)
  • William Seguier (1772-1843), dealer in pictures and prints: corresp and receipts c1812-1842 (WS)
  • John Edward Horatio Steegman (1899-1966), writer on art and architecture: research on Sir Francis Grant 1937-1962 (JEHS)
  • Sigfrid Henry Steinberg (1899-1969), historian and editor: papers on a Bibliography of the History of British Portraiture 1930-1940 (SHS)
  • Robert Tull (c1731-1758), craftsman: accounts 1753-1758 (RT)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • John Blandy (b 1951), painter: material relating to the Sigi Krauss Gallery, Gallery House and the Artists Meeting Place incl diaries, corresp, minutes, photographs, artefacts and audio-visual material 1960-1970s (TGA 201719)
  • Alan Davie (1920-2014), artist: papers incl albums recording oil paintings, gouaches and some drawings, letters to family and a record of his collection of African and other tribal carvings c 1937-2014 (TGA 20173)
  • David Hall (1937-2014), sculptor, video artist, writer and educator: records incl photographs, corresp, project files and video files 1944-2016 (TGA 20178)
  • Amar Kanwar (b 1964), artist, filmmaker and activist: reports and inquiries collated as research for the video installation 'Lightning Testimonies' 2007 (TGA 20177)
  • David King (1943-2016), graphic designer, historian, author, collector of Soviet art: photographic material, propaganda, typographic and poster design, ephemera, objects and sculpture relating to Soviet Russia and other forms of communism mid 19th cent-2015 (TGA 20172)
  • Douglas Maxwell (fl 1980-1999), journalist: audio and filmed interviews of artists, with transcripts and some photographs 1980-1990s (TGA 201711)
  • Edwin John Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), artist: records incl notebooks, corresp incl with American artist Charles Biderma, drafts and proofs of articles and unpublished texts 1910-2001 (TGA 201712)
  • Sue Snell (b 1961), photographer: transparancies, negatives and contact sheets documenting the home and studio of Prunella Clough 2000 (TGA 20171/19)
  • Bill Viola (b 1951), video artist: records relating video installation 'The Messenger' (1996) c1995-2000 (TGA 20174)
  • Aubrey Williams (1926-1990), painter: records incl notebooks, corresp and artists' materials 1960-1980s (TGA 20179)
  • John Denham Gallery, London: records incl exhibition files, catalogues, private view cards and photographs 1981-2003 (TGA 201713)
  • Kasmin Ltd, picture gallery, London: records incl stock books, corresp, photographs and slides of Kasmin and friends, works he sold and exhibitions and photographs documenting David Hockney's drawings 1960-2000s (TGA 201718)
  • Katharine Reid and John Bull, British picture restorers: business record book 1970 (TGA 20171/10)


National Arts Education Archive @ YSP

  • Robert Ward (b 1949), sculptor: slides rel to his role as Head of Sculpture and Course Work

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

  • Lionel Benedict Nicolson (1914-1978), art historian: personal diaries, corresp, reference and research material c1930-1979 (LBN)
  • Brian Sewell (1931-2015), art historian, critic and author: personal papers, photos and typescript articles c1930-2015 (BS)
  • Nigel Surry (b1936), local history lecturer and author: papers rel to research on local artist George Beare (d1749) c1980-2017 (NS)
  • Giles Adrian Waterfield (1949-2016), art historian, writer and curator: records incl research notes, draft manuscripts and corresp incl family letters c1900-2016 (GAW)

Working Class Movement Library

  • John Doyle (1797-1868), portrait painter and caricaturist: scrapbook of the Reform Act 1832, including cartoons by John Doyle c1830-1832 (Acc 268)


Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Margaret Glover (d 2016), artist and peace activist: records rel to art career and activist campaigns c1979-1993 (Cwl MGL)
  • Peggy Smith (1895-1976), artist and peace activist: personal papers c1895-2017 (Cwl PEG)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Vanessa Bell (1879-1961), artist: drawing for 'Nurse Lugton's Golden Curtain' c1960-1969 (CHA/4/6)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • Sally Jerome (1905-2002), weaver: personal papers incl oral history interview and artwork 1920s-2002 (SJA)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Francis Leslie Watson (1907-1988), art critic and author: diaries, notebooks, papers, photographs 1930-1988 (BC MS 20c Watson/2)

London University: Queen Mary University of London

  • Wolfgang Held (1933-2016), artist, writer, musician and translator: papers inc diaries, notebooks, photographs, translation and literary papers 1933-2016 (WH)

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

  • David Heathcote (b 1931), artist and academic: papers rel to research in Hausa art and embroidery c1969-1999 (MS 381313)
  • Isabella Lilias Trotter (1853-1928), artist and missionary: records incl diaries, corresp and scrapbooks c1858-1928 (AWM/AMB)
  • John Sparks Ltd, Chinese art dealer, London: records incl cash books, ledgers and Sparks family papers c1900-1997 (JSP)

Manchester Metropolitan University Library

  • Albert Edward Barlow (1890-1978), commericial artist, calligrapher and teacher: corresp and lettering and book jacket design 1910s-1960s (BAR)
  • Claudia Freedman (1904-1981), artist and illustrator: corresp and working drawings 1930s-1940s (CFR)
  • Walter Fielden Royle (1900-1981), textile designer: artwork and textile designs 1910s-1960s (ROY)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Thomas Coglan Horsfall (1841-1932), founder of Horsfall Art Museum Manchester: papers incl corresp and documents on a variety of subjects incl art and schools, religion, education and housing 1878-1931 (Acc. 2017/65)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Fred White (fl 1949), artist: two watercolour paintings by White made for Massey-Harris believed to be designs for use on stalls at trade fairs 1949 (Acc.DX2215)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Nora Lavrin (1897-1985), artist and book illustrator and Janko John Lavrin (1887-1986), Professor of Slavonic Languages: papers incl original artwork, diaires and material rel to her illustration work with his additional papers (JL)

Sheffield University Library

  • Montgomery Arts And Christian Centre Sheffield Ltd: minute books, corresp, educational material, photographs, newscuttings 1797-2008 (MS 468)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive and Circus Archive

  • John Hatwell (fl 1980), fairground artist and showman: designs for fairground ride decorations c1980 (NFA0152)

University of Gloucestershire Special Collections and Archives

  • Brian Brain (fl 1964-1966), Gloucester College of Art student: personal papers 1959-2005 (D610)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Albert Henry Warren (1830-1911), artist and designer: records incl watercolours, drawings and tracings c1850-1909 (MS 5602)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • Percy John Delf Smith (1882-1948), painter, etcher and typographical designer: papers incl corresp, scrap books, etchings and drawings 20th cent