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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to London


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Chadwell players, theatre group: photo albums and scrapbooks c1980-2000 (ACQ2017/030)
  • Dagenham Democratic Left: records rel to the Dagenham Communist Party, the Democratic Left and the Co-op c1970-2000 (ACQ2017/032)
  • Dagenham Village Infants School: records incl attendance and admission registers, log books, accounts, punishment books and corresp 1910-2007 (BD440)
  • Hainault Forest School: log books 1866-1946 (BD221)
  • London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: registers, accounts and plans rel to the Borough's cemeteries c1880-1980 (ACQ2017/019)

Ceredigion Archives

  • David Lewis Jones (1945-2010), House of Lords librarian: papers incl corresp and documents rel to his work in the House of Lords Library, photographs, slides, articles and scrap books compiled with GM Jones 19th-20th cent (DLJ)

Chiswick Library Local Studies Service

  • Strand on the Green residents association: records incl reports, minutes, corresp and photographs c1960-2014

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Westminster Dragoons: papers rel to regimental history, incl files of orders, field service notebooks and photograph albums 1895-2013 (2916)

Cornwall Record Office

  • London Cornish Association: menus, seating plans and notices for Association dinners 1888-1934 (AD2490)

Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

  • Broomfield House Owners Association: records incl minute books, reports and corresp 1931-1994
  • Enfield Urban District Council, Hospital Committee: minute books rel to the isolation hospital 1895-1905
  • Ministry of Information, Enfield Local Committee: records rel to business and activities, incl receipts and corresp 1940-1945
  • Salisbury Estate, Enfield: legal papers rel to purchase, development funding and layout 1839-1924
  • Southgate Bowling Club: minute books and scrapbook 1922-1927

Hackney Archives

  • Riccarda Cappeller (fl 2008-2017), graduate student of visual sociology: outcomes of a visual sociology installation in Dalston Square in which passers by were invited to contribute memories and testimonies about Dalston and the changes taking place in the area 2017 (2017/31)
  • 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)
  • Hackney Women's Group: papers rel to the awareness and study of lesbian sexuality 1983-1986 (2017/33)
  • North London Lesbian Mothers Group: papers rel to the awareness and study of lesbian sexuality 1983-1986 (2017/33)

Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museums Service

  • Hale Family of Ruislip: records incl papers rel to tenancy and property, corresp and photographs 1918-1974 (ADB/16/21)
  • London Borough of Hillingdon: records and plans rel to Botwell Green Library 2007-2008 (ADB/16/05)
  • Photographs mainly rel to Ruislip and Uxbridge, West London 1901-2000 (ADB/16/20)

Islington Local History Centre

  • Etheridge Builders, Islington: records incl plans, cashbooks, invoices, ledgers and corresp 1940-1979
  • Redfords Tobacconists, Clerkenwell: records incl cashbooks, invoices, statements, ledgers and corresp 1900-1960

Lambeth Archives

  • Clapham Film Unit: documentary 'For What We Are About To Lose: Carlton Mansions' rel to artists, poets and revolutionaries who occupied, repaired and left the housing in Brixton incl oral histories, photos and publicity 2016 (ARC/2017/10)

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)
  • Francebdo Ltd, publishers, London: papers and corresp 1944-1946 (B17/071)
  • Prince and Co., outfitters, London: bills and accounts 1854-1864 (B17/068)
  • Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London: records incl foundation papers, finance and administration, manufacturing files, corresp and photographs 1709-2017 (B17/040)
  • Corporation of London: account book for Lord Mayor's Transvaal Relief Fund 1900-1901 (PM17/019)
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London: minutes, administration and financial records, and photographs 1980-2016 (B17/001)
  • Leasehold Enfranchisement Association: records incl minutes, reports, financial papers, subject files and corresp 1977-2002 (B17/139)
  • Malcolm Sargent Festival Choir: records incl programmes, recordings, newsletters, financial papers and photographs c1960-2017 (B17/127)
  • National Back Exchange, London group: records incl minutes, newsletters, conference papers, information cards and manual handling papers 1986-2014 (B17/100)
  • Poplar Coroner's Court: inquest papers 2014 (B17/123)
  • St Pancras Coroner's Court: inquest files 2014 (B17/143)
  • Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, London: records incl company and charity administration 1951-2015 (B17/036)
  • Worshipful Company of Ironmongers, London: corresp and financial records 1920-2005 (B17/026)

Southwark Local History Library and Archive

  • Stephen Humphrey (1952-2016), local historian and archivist: papers 1952-2016 (2017/8)

Surrey History Centre

  • John Broadwood & Sons Ltd, piano manufacturers, London: additional records incl ledgers and leaves from porters books 1797-1808 (2185/JB)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Pickering Family of Stepney and South Carolina: personal papers 1756-1900 (P/MIS/463)
  • Simeera Hassan (fl 2012-2013), Opening Up Archives trainee: papers collected rel to the Somali community, Tower Hamlets c1980 (TH/9612)
  • London Fields Film & Video Ltd, Blackheath: video documentaries rel to the Somali community in Tower Hamlets c1990 (TH/9690)
  • Cable Street Group: records incl minutes, corresp, notes and interviews with veterans 1986-2016 (TH/9558-9562)
  • St Hilda's East Community Centre: oral histories rel to the Community Memories Project 2010-2011 (O/SHE)
  • Tower Hamlets Community Arts: film and videos documenting community activities c1960-2000 (TH/9649)
  • Applications for appointment as Medical Officer of Health 1855-1856 (L/PBW/5/3)
  • Lease between Richard Price and Samuel Baker rel to 2 messuages on the west side of Red Lyon Street, Whitechapel 1784 (P/MIS/457)
  • Bill of extras and omissions rel to a fever and small pox hospital erected at West Ham 1879 (L/PBW/E/2/1)
  • Photograph album of shipbuilding scenes 1880-1896 (TH/9618)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Boosey & Hawkes Ltd, music publisher and musical instrument manufacturer, London: records rel to various composers 20th cent (Music Deposit 2017/05)

Historic England Archive

  • Bedford Lemere & Co, photographers, London: album of photographs of River Home, Hampton Court 1888 (AL2416)

Parliamentary Archives

  • House of Lords, Legislation Office: High Speed Rail 2 (London-West Midlands) Bill records incl promoter and petitioner evidence, agents and petitions, maps and plans 2013-2016 (HL/PO/PB/30)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Laporte plc, chemicals manufacturers, London and Luton: company documents and photographs 1888-2000 (LAP)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • 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)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Cheek by Jowl Theatre Co Ltd: additional administrative and production records c1981-2006 (THM/24)
  • Webster & Waddington Limited, theatre ticket office, London: ledgers 1900-1921 (THM/498)
  • Wilton's Music Hall, Tower Hamlets: administrative and production records incl those of its predecessors c1865-2014 (THM/494)

Wallace Collection

  • Sue Snell (fl 1998-1999), photographer: photographs and negatives rel to an 18th century themed event at the Wallace Collection 1998-1999 (TWC/SNE)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields: research and campaign papers 1976-2016 (FCCS)
  • Hackney Autobiography: records incl oral histories rel to Centreprise Community Centre, Hackey 1929-2015 (AHA)
  • MSC London, fetish club: records incl minutes and ephemera 1974-2017 (MSCL)
  • Queer Tours of London, walking tours: ephemera and protest materials 2016-2017 (QTOL)
  • South London Business Initiative Ltd, small business development centre: papers and photographs 1986-2017 (SLBI)
  • Womens March on London: digital images and placards 2017 (WMOL)

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives

  • Islington Metropolitan Borough Council: shift engineer's memo book and standing orders 1907-1921 (SC MSS 288)
  • London Association of Foremen Engineers: photograph albums and history booklet 1852-1952 (NAEST 284)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Parochial library catalogues for Bedfont, Hounslow and Feltham parishes, Middlesex; Chertsey parish, Surrey c1731 (MS 5120)


London University: Goldsmiths Library: Special Collections and Archives

  • Ben Gidley (fl 1982-2008), author and lecturer: research papers rel to Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths University of London and its engagement with regeneration and community politics in London 1982-2008 (GID)
  • Womens Revolutions Per Minute, distribution network for womens and feminist music: business records, recorded music and ephemera 1974-2011 (WRPM)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Arthur Ewart Steevens (1906-1973), architect: plans, elevations and blueprints of the West Wing of Bush House, London with photographs 1927-1928 (Acc 3530)
  • Belgrave Hospital for Children, Clapham: out-letter books 1874-1875 (Acc 3452)
  • St Christophers Hospice: case notes (closed) 1967-2003 (Acc 3485)

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

  • Womens Research and Resources Centre, London: minutes 1979-1983 (5WRR)
  • Onlywomen Press Ltd, publishers, London: additional papers incl company records, publication files and ephemera 20th cent-2013 (6OWP)

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

  • John Sparks Ltd, Chinese art dealer, London: records incl cash books, ledgers and Sparks family papers c1900-1997 (JSP)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • University of the Arts, London: various committee minutes and agenda 1980-2000s
  • University of the Arts, London: records of the estates departments of the colleges forming the University 1900-2000 (UAL)

University of Westminster Archives

  • University of Westminster: oral history interviews with staff and alumni 2017 (UWA/OHP)