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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Women's History


History of Advertising Trust Archive

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


Angus Archives

  • Young Womens Christian Association, Brechin Girls Club: minute book 1931-1977 (MS1163)

Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Mary Evans (1921-2017), journalist: articles published in the Bro Y Glorian paper 1985-1994 (WM/2600)
  • Gaynor Nice (fl 1914-1968): papers c1914-1968 (WM/2632)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Women of Wilden: minutes, accounts, correspondence and programmes 1967-2000 (X644)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Handsworth Ladies Shakespeare Reading Society: records 1884-2008 (MS 4907)

Bristol Archives

  • Mabel Potter (fl 1920-1960), consultant obstetrician: midwifery casebooks, with thesis submitted for membership of the College of Gynaecologists 1935-1960 (45921)
  • Bristol Maternity Hospital: case book of pupil midwife P. R. Smyth 1957-1958 (37006)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Merched Y Wawr, Cangen Pentrefoelas: minute book 1974-2016 (CX374)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Laura Angove (fl c1900-1974): personal papers rel to Red Cross and St John Ambulance during First World War and Methodism 1882-1974 (AD2512)
  • Patience Gwendolyn Searle (d 2016), music teacher: diaries 1968-2016 (AD2499)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Anne Clifford (1590-1676), Baroness Clifford, wife of 4th Earl of Pembroke: corresp and other family papers 1540s-1676 (DDIG1)
  • Josephine Alice Ewbank (c1917-2003), consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist: papers incl corresp, photographs, reports and press cuttings 1934-2004 (DX 2301)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Marian Lyons (1923-2017), local government councillor, first woman to lead a county council in the United Kingdom: papers incl photographs, newscuttings, corresp, speech notes, pamphlets and scrapbooks 1946-1978 (DD/DM/1878)
  • Girl Guides Association, Prestatyn: scrapbooks compiled by Dorothy Chard, first leader of Brownies in Prestatyn 1984-2005 (DD/DM/1921)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Ida Beatrice Hampden (1867-1912), composer: sheet music compositions composed with her husband Ezra Read 19th-20th cent (D8007)
  • Aston-on-Trent Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts and reports 1929-2015 (D8099)
  • Bakewell Womens Institute: records incl minutes, annual reports, financial statements and corresp 1929-1996 (D8063)
  • Bonsall Womens Institute: records incl corresp, financial statements, reports and programmes 1979-1998 (D8741)
  • Castle Gresley Womens Institute: records incl minutes, financial statements 1946-2005 (D8086)
  • Chisworth Womens Institute: records incl minutes, reports, attendance registers 1969-1992 (D8081)
  • Duffield Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, corresp 1918-2012 (D8082)
  • Flagg Womens Institute: records incl minutes, annual reports, reports and corresp 1932-2014 (D8119)
  • Foljambe Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts, programmes and diary 1972-2014 (D8122)
  • Friends of Girl Guiding in the Hope Valley and Tideswell District: records incl accounts, minutes and associated papers 1985-2010 (D6124)
  • Heage Womens Institute: records incl minutes, accounts and annual reports 1968-2004 (D8100)
  • High Peak Business and Professional Womens Group: records incl minutes, newscuttings, corresp, newsletters and ephemera 1949-2002 (D8076)
  • Holmesfield & Cordwell Womens Institute: records incl minutes, reports and programmes 1929-1991 (D8745)
  • Langwith Junction Womens Institute: records incl minutes, corresp and reports 1961-1993 (D8742)

Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Emily Mary Sparkes (1859-1954), of Dawlish Warren and India: diaries, with memoranda book 1890-1952 (SPA)

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

  • Eva Elizabeth Bailey (fl c1931-2005), nurse midwife: case registers with personal papers 1931-2005 (C9953)
  • Betsy Darby, midwife, Dudley: register of cases 1905-1913 (C10020)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Nafferton Women's Institute: financial records incl account books 1949-2008 (DDX1782)
  • Woodgates Maternity Hospital: maternity case registers 1950-1980 (NH13)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Mary Emily Burns (1900-2001), wife of Revd James Thompson Burns, rector of Berwick: journal and other papers 1900-2001 (12944)
  • Kate A Lusted (1943-1978): diaries 1943-1978 (12932)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • Diary and scrapbook of Eve Fairfax 1871-1978 (FFX/29)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Joyce Robinson (1921-1994), disabled swimming facilities campaigner and Special Olympics UK committee member: corresp and photographs rel to donations and fundraising for a swimming pool at Ely and biography for MBE award 1961-1988 (D1471)
  • Barry Ladies Choir: minutes, accounts and programmes 1948-2011 (D1506)
  • Merthyr Tydfil and District Business and Professional Women's Club: scrapbook recording Club's activities 1970-1973 (D1468)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Ethel M Aikman, VAD nurse: letters and accounts of service during First World War, photograph album and copy typescript account of the sinking of the ship Transylvania 1917-19 (TD2010)
  • Inner Wheel Club of Kirkintilloch: photograph albums and digital photographs 1989-2016 (TD1806)
  • Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service: additional photograph albums 1914-1915 (TD1734)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Sheila Smith (fl 1964), playwright: play typescripts with press cuttings and research materials 1960-1995 (D14483)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Gloucestershire branch: conference minutes, records of closed sections c1937-2010 (D14397)

Hackney Archives

  • 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)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Eileen Adams (1930-2016) of Gosport: diaries detailing daily activities such as domestic, family and neighbourhood matters 1984-2016 (2A17)
  • Frances Moorhead (1828-1891) of Emsworth: scrapbook containing mementoes, greetings cards, transcripts, poems and artwork c1860-1889 (53A17)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • The Haven, training home for women, Hereford: minutes, corresp, annual reports and accounts 1898-1978 (DB10)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Herefordshire: divisional minutes and accounts c1920-2010 (DB22)
  • Women and the Church, Herefordshire, campaign group: records incl minutes, accounts, corresp and photographs 2000-2014 (CZ94)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hitchin Inner Wheel Club: records 1949-2015 (Acc 5992)

Horniman Museum and Gardens

  • Ann Douthwaite (fl 1970-2009), member of the diplomatic service: photographic slides taken in Muscat, Oman showing people, historic buildings and festivals 1973-1975 (ARC/DOU)
  • Diana Poulton (1903-1995), lutenist, musicologist and founder of The Lute Society: records incl corresp and collected material rel to her work with the Lute and relationship with the Dolmetsch family 1935-1992 (ARC/POU)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Royal British Legion, Women's Section, St Ives, Huntingdonshire branch: records 1953-2013 (5939)

Kent History and Library Centre

  • Constance Thorley Shuter (1882-1918), of Abbey Wood and Blackheath: diaries 1882-1918 (U4132)

Lancashire Archives

  • Lancaster Moor Hospital: night superintendent report book - female patients 1952-1953 (HRL/4/13/4/9)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Beryl Benstead Benstead (1899-1992), teacher: records incl travel diaries, albums and 35mm colour slides 1928-1971 (ACC 2017/106)
  • Wilhelmine Margaret Eve Harrod (1911-2005), conservationist: photograph albums and visitors books (incl Hunstanton Hall) 20th cent (ACC 2016/295)
  • Dereham Inner Wheel Club: records 1955-2017 (ACC 2017/96)
  • Easton Womens Institute: records 1953-2005 (ACC 2017/114)
  • Recipe and remedy book belonging to Hannah Neal of Hickling c1795 (MC 3291)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Bellshill Maternity Hospital: photograph albums, news cuttings and papers c1962-2004 (ACC/CNL0040)

Northamptonshire Archives

  • Northampton School for Girls: records incl admission registers, magazines, building plans, photographs and scholarship records 1915-1975 (NSG)

Northumberland Archives

  • Janet McCutcheon (fl 1928-1933): records incl photographs 1928-1933 (NRO 11480)

Orkney Archive

  • Thora Bain (1917-2012), folklorist and local historian: MS collection

Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Amroth Womens Institute: record books and minutes 1930-2010 (D-WI/65)
  • Lawrenny and Martletwy Womens Institute: minutes, records of meetings and magazines c1919-2015 (D-WI/66)
  • Neyland Ladies Circle: minutes, photographs and memories of the Circle 1936-2002 (DSO/125)
  • Soroptimist International: Fishguard and District branch: meeting records, minutes and scrapbook 1982-2014 (DSO/128)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Inner Wheel Club of Perth: records incl minute and attendance books 1946-2011 (17/55)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Soroptimist International, Smethwick: records, with personal papers of Miss JEH Marshall, long-term secretary to the society 1952-2014 (2017/39)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Mary Mackay (1855-1924), novelist: papers incl letters 1904-1926 (DR1427)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Doris Johnson (1899-1995), nurse: notebook, letters and photographs 1920-1943 (X763)
  • Sheffield Feminist Network: records incl oral history interviews 2015-2017 (X771)
  • Sheffield Women's Employment Forum: records incl minutes, corresp and newsletters 1983-1986 (X764)
  • Wives Fellowship, Sheffield branch: records incl minutes, accounts, reports and photographs 1971-2014 (X778)

Shropshire Archives

  • Crystal Haynes (fl 1947-1949): diaries incl exchange to Zutphen, Holland 1947-1949 (9251)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Janice Galloway (b 1955), author: typescripts and notes rel to her novel The Trick is to Keep Breathing and short story collection, Blood 1990-1991 (898037)

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

  • Rebecca Claire Simkiss (b 1965): childhood albums recording Staffordshire life, with other records 1970-1986 (7578)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Dollar branch: minutes and accounts 1954-2016 (1973)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Tillicoultry branch: minutes 1978-2012 (1962)
  • Soroptimist International, Stirling club: minutes and accounts 1959-2016 (1952)
  • Stirling and District Ladies Curling Club: minutes and accounts 1972-2017 (1950)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Haverhill Womens Institute: additional records 1884-2014 (GH542)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Jane Sutton (fl1970-1985), badminton player: scrapbooks relating to her career 1970-1985 (HD4085)
  • Kathleen Mary Rivaz Hunt, midwife: cases book listing birth information 1937-1944 (HD4096)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's section, Suffolk County branch: committee and conference minutes 1950-2017 (GC635)

Surrey History Centre

  • Elizabeth Davis (1765-1825): diaries and notebook 1793-1930 (9761)
  • 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)

Teesside Archives

  • Margaret Hoggarth (fl1970-1991), rural officer: papers relating to Margaret Hoggarth's work as a rural officer for the Cleveland County for Voluntary Service 1970-2005 (7592)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Joanna Vivian Greenlaw (1925-2011), chartered engineer, merchant seaman and writer: personal papers and documents c1920-1999 (WAW 31)
  • Gladys Robinson (fl 1943-2000), actress: scrapbook incl programmes, photographs and press cuttings rel to the Grand Theatre, Swansea 1943-2000 (D/D Z 1034/1)
  • Soroptimist International, Swansea Club: records incl attendance registers, minutes, original chain of office, 1933 charter, menus, programmes, photographs and other memorabilia 1933-2011 (D/D SIS)
  • Swansea Free Church Women's Council: records incl minutes, attendance register, delegates list, account books, scrapbook and other items 1928-2011 (D/D FCWC)
  • Margaret Edmund (1881-1950), autobiographist: typescript autobiography entitled "From Cambria to the Golden City" c1950 (D/D Z 1041/1-2)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Lena Mary Saunders (fl 1915-1920), Womens Royal Air Force: WRAF autograph book, with biography (2010) 1915-1920 (AM 1144)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Wendy Sherrington (fl 1962-1979), midwife: register of cases 1962-1979 (Acc. 2017/45)
  • Firs Maternity Home, Leigh: nurse's report book 1951-1952 (Acc. 2017/46)
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust: registers of births at Wigan RAEI, Billinge Infirmary and Firs Maternity Home 1976-2014 (Acc. 2017/65)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Jean Scurr (fl 1940-1941), evacuee: diary of her evacuation from London to Corsham with younger siblings Dorothy and Terry 1940-1941 (831F)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Birkenhead High School, Old Girls' Society: records incl register of members, newsletters, photographs, minutes, programmes, accounts, scrapbooks and corresp 1900-2017 (2327)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Womens Royal Army Corps Association, Wolverhampton Branch: minutes, files, publications, news cuttings and photographs 1949-2011 (D-SO-80)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Eliza Molineux (fl 1861): travel diary 1861 (16106)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Penelope Knox Fitzgerald (1916-2000), novelist: records c1930-2000 (Add MS 89289)
  • Florence Violet Garrard (1865-1938), artist: manuscript copy of 'Phantasmagoria' or 'Ready Reckoning by Rumour Run Riot' c1934 (Add MS 89240)
  • Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of hospital nursing: letters to Dr Duncan Macpherson 1856 (Add MS 89232)
  • Margaret Sackville (1881-1963), author: letters to the Rev Richard Blake Brown 1939-1963 (Add MS 89276)
  • Letters rel to Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587), primarily on her trial and execution c1584-1587 (Add MS 89283)
  • Anna Maria Loftus (c1790-1857), Marchioness of Ely: commonplace book c1819-1823 (Add MS 89274)
  • Mary Cecilia Blencowe (c1852-1929): travel journals 1870-1872 (Add MS 89256)
  • Anne (1665-1714), Queen of Great Britain and Ireland: letters to Joseph I Holy Roman Emperor, and future Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI 1708-1938 (Add MS 89264)

British Library, Music Collections

  • Rufina Ampenoff (fl 1993), employee of Boosey & Hawkes Ltd: papers incl corresp and photographs rel to her professional life 1993 (Music Deposit 2017/09)
  • Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983), composer: annotated scores 20th cent (Music Deposit 2017/11)
  • Peggy Smith (1895-1976), artist and peace activist: pencil and ink drawings of musicians and political figures by Peggy Smith 1930s (Music Deposit 2017/06)
  • Phyllis Tate (1911-1987), composer: mss music and corresp 1940-1980s (Music Deposit 2017/04)
  • Joan Ursula Vaughan Williams (1911-2007), poet and author: papers rel to Williams 20th cent (Music Deposit 2017/28)

British Library: Asian and African Studies

  • Lucretia Georginia West (d 1828): letters to her brother Sir William Browne Ffolkes, Baronet and his wife Charlotte, in Norfolk, England 1822-1828 (Mss Eur F716)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Dorothy Finn, teacher, fl 1970-1980: amateur film shot in the context of transition from the period of Unilateral Independence, Southern Rhodesia to national independence as Zimbabwe 1970-1980 (MGH 6904)
  • Anne Isobel Lomax (fl 1939-1946), Wren and postal clerk: papers, photographs and items rel to service 1939-1946 (Documents.26407)
  • Mary Reid (fl 1941-1944): letters incl one from Kathryn Bumers an egg-packer working in the United States of America, sent after Mrs Reid had written to her after finding her name and address on an egg given to her in her rations 1941-1944 (Documents.26282)

National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • Kathryn Adie (b 1945), author and broadcaster: filmed oral history interview 2017 (NAM. 2017-11-7)
  • Barbara Anderson (fl 1968-1973), pay clerk, Womens Royal Army Corps: oral history interview rel to issues incl training, opportunities and the treatment of women 2017 (NAM. 2017-07-6)
  • Nina Smith (b 1969), soldier, Womens Royal Army Corps: oral history interview rel to service 1989-1991 (NAM. 2017-02-1)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Esther Breitenbach (b1950), political scientist and feminist historian: research papers 1990-2010 (Acc.13806)
  • Norah Mears (1887-1967), landscape gardener: letters 1908-1931 (Acc.13852)
  • Mary Christopher Nisbet-Hamilton (1802-1883), daughter of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin: journal 1857 (Acc.13811)
  • Janet Buchanan Adam Smith (1905-1999), author and journalist: corresp, personal and literary papers, and papers rel to mountaineering 1919-1999 (Acc.13861)
  • Janet Teissier du Cros (1905-1990), writer: papers c1952-1980 (Acc.13802)
  • Fanny Bullock Workman (1859-1925), mountaineer and travel writer: papers incl lectures, articles and photographs c1894-1913 (Acc.13773)
  • Albums containing Mrs Robert Nasmyth's artwork, poems and letters 1820-1850 (Acc.13878)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Menna Elfyn (b1952), Welsh poet, playwright, columnist, and editor: papers incl notes, corresp, translations, scripts, reviews and incl corresp from her period in prison c1968-2017 (MENFYN)
  • Eluned Bebb Jones (1925-2010), radio script writer: scripts for the BBC radio programme "Natur o'n cwmpas" (Nature around us) 1955-1965 (NLW ex 2994)
  • Shirley Jones (b1934), printmaker and publisher: corresp and ephemera rel to "Red Hen Press" 1983-2003
  • Helen Kaye Little (b1944), radiologist: papers rel to anti-windfarm protests at Cefn Croes and across Wales 1984-2016 (CCAG)
  • Nina N Niedergang (fl 1980-2017), educationalist and author: research material rel to her book "Wales China - 250 years of history" 1980-2015 (ENGANG)
  • Berta Ruck (1878-1978), novelist: holograph poem entitled "Birds in Winter" and watercolour illustration (NLW MS 24044D (amryw))
  • Nansi Selwood (b1921), Welsh author and bard: papers incl manuscripts and corresp
  • Angharad Tomos (b1958), author: typescript with corrections of "Once Upon a dawn" (English translation of "Wele'n gwawrio") c2004 (ATOMOS)
  • Moira Morven Vincentelli (fl 1971-2018), artist, lecturer, curator and writer: papers incl corresp, research notes and slides rel to exhibitions she has curated c1972-1993 (VINCENT)
  • North Wales Women's Liberal Federation: records incl minutes and papers 1929-1985 (NWLIBW)
  • Parc Womens Institute: papers incl corresp rel to the Welsh language 1965-1978 (NLW ex2995)
  • St David's School, independent girls school, Ashford: papers incl minutes, accounts, corresp, applicants' books, attendance books, wages books c1567-1974 (WELOOL)

National Portrait Gallery

  • Charles Beale (c1631-1705), husband of Mary Beale: diary recording details of Mary Beale's portrait business 1680-1681 (CB)
  • Alice Hughes (1857-1939), photographer: correspondence 1899-1936 (ALH)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Bessie Le Cras (fl 1909-1924), suffrage campaigner and election agent: papers rel to work as one of Lady Astor's election agents, working under CG Briggs 1918-1924 (LCR)
  • Norah Cecil Runge (1884-1978), politician: newspaper cuttings albums rel to her parliamentary career 1931-1936 (RUN)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Ruth Pugh (fl 1930-2000): notes, programmes, photographs, printed reports and some corresp rel to the setting up of the City of Belfast School of Music in 1964 c1930-2000 (D4637)
  • Northern Ireland Women's Football Association: records incl minutes, fixtures, corresp, player's registration forms, rules and programmes 1979-1992 (D4633)
  • The Londonderry Women's Outlook Club: minutes, photographs, corresp and club programmes 1935-2017 (D4636)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Sue Snell (b 1961), photographer: transparancies, negatives and contact sheets documenting the home and studio of Prunella Clough 2000 (TGA 20171/19)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Rose Tobias Shaw (1919-2015), casting director and Maxwell Shaw (1929-1985), actor and director: personal papers and corresp 1953-2015 (THM/515)
  • Dame June Rosemary Whitfield (b 1925), actress: papers incl corresp, scrapbooks and annotated scripts 1937-2016 (THM/495)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Sue King (fl 1950-2016), co-operator: papers rel to the operation of and King's involvement with the Womens Co-Operative Guild 1890-2008 (KING)
  • Sue Sanders (b 1947), LGBT rights activist: professional and research papers 1970-2000s (SANDERS)
  • Margaret Ann Spencer (1920-2016), choreographer: personal and professional papers 1940s-2016 (SPENCER)
  • Christine Walker (c1950-2016), co-operator: papers rel to the operation of and Walker's involvement with the Womens Co-Operative Guild c1950-2016 (WALKER)
  • Format, womens photography agency: administrative papers and photographs 1978-2016 (FORMAT)
  • Womens Equality Party: ephemera and published material 2015-2016 (WEP)
  • Womens March on London: digital images and placards 2017 (WMOL)

Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum)

  • Feminist Webs: workshop notes, meeting minutes and photographs of local and regional youth and community work projects 1960-2017 (Acc 1537)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Unpublished treatise on the Doctrine of the Two Covenants (Election and Reprobation) and Original Sin prefaced by a spiritual autobiography by an anonymous woman writer c1660 (MS 5121)

Royal College of Midwives Archives

  • Mary Birchfield (1954-1958), midwife: case registers 1954-1958 (RCMS/272)
  • Patricia Brown (fl 1964-1965), midwife: case books 1964-1965
  • Josephine Carvell (fl 1955-1973), midwife: case registers 1955-1973
  • Mary Dawson (fl 1946-2017), midwife: case book, lecture notes and memorial service programme 1946-2017
  • Helen B Erskine (fl 1905), midwife: notebooks 1905, 2007
  • Winifred Gibson (fl 1900-2000), midwife: papers 20th cent
  • Agnes Elizabeth Mansell (fl 1932-1933), nurse: case book rel to role as a Princess Mary's Royal Air Force nursing sister 1932-1933 (RCMS/269)
  • Ann Wagstaff (fl 1976-1997), midwife: case registers and biography 1976-1997
  • Peggy Irene Vera Wall (fl 1950-1972), midwife: case books 1950-1972
  • Marjorie Wilson (1911-1984), midwife: case registers 1946-1966 (RCMS/271)

Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Clementina Addison (fl 1914-1916), nurse: postcards re work in French Flag Nursing Corps 1914-1916 (2861)
  • June Clark (b1941), President of the Royal College of Nursing: professional and personal papers 1990-2012 (2820)
  • Emily Clarke (fl 1949), nurse: lecture notes re nursing Etiquette, anatomy, bacteriology, theory of Nursing 1949 (2836)
  • Nell Daly (fl 1932-1997), nurse: memoirs of nursing career in Belfast 1997 (2829)
  • Jane Denton (b1953), nurse, midwife and Director of the Multiple Births Foundation: Royal College of Nursing Fellows and Fertility Nursing Forum papers (2807)
  • Rose Gallagher (fl 2002-2007), Royal College of Nursing infection control professional lead: diaries and personal papers 2002-2007 (2865)
  • Mona Elizabeth Clara Grey (1910-2009), Northern Ireland Chief Nursing Officer: personal and professional papers 1970-1999 (2816)
  • Muriel Hunt (fl 1939-1981), midwife and district nurse: midwifery case books and personal papers 1939-1981 (2803)
  • Elizabeth Jenner (fl 2002), Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing: personal papers 20th cent (2874)
  • Christina Lindsay (fl 1946-1951), midwife: lecture notes and midwifery case book 1946-1951 (2881)
  • May Simpson (fl 1914-1948), nurse: typescript memoir of nursing career in Dublin, Brighton and with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service in Mediterranean during World War One 1914-1948 (2838)
  • Brenda Stone (fl 1948-1972), nurse: medical notes and newsletters re work in Tanzania, personal papers 1948-1972 (2765)
  • Julie Taylor (fl 1986-2017), Professor of Child Protection, University of Birmingham: video of Winifred Raphael Memorial Lecture 2014 (2791)
  • Hazel Warnock (fl 1950-1955), nurse: lecture notes and exam papers in midwifery, dermatology, anaesthetics, anatomy and physiology and personal papers 1950-1955 (2826)
  • Iris Williams (fl 1942-1948), midwife: exam notes, personal papers and midwifery casebook 1942-1948 (2853)
  • Jean Wilson (fl 1929), nurse: Royal Victoria Hospital lecture notebooks re anatomy, physiology, massage and gynaecology and surgical nursing 1929 (2821)

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives

  • Sheila Allen (c1920-2016), nurse and Founder Chairman of the Association of Sterile Supply Managers: personal and professional papers and ephemera c1942-2000 (SBHG2017/02)
  • Diana Patricia O'Brien Evans (1942-2017), nurse: nurse training notes and papers, photographs c1960-1966 (SBHPP/HOG)
  • Susan Merrill (fl 1954-1958), nurse: nurse training lecture notes and exam papers 1954-1958 (SBHPP/MER)
  • Katherine Ferris Powell (fl 1902-1905), St Bartholomew's Hospital probationer nurse: photographs, training notes and ephemera c 1902-1905 (SBHPP/KFP)
  • League of St Bartholomew's Nurses, London: newsletter 2017 (SBHG2017/08)

Working Class Movement Library

  • Manchester Salford and District Women's Trades Union Council: annual reports, minutes and papers 1895-1919 (ORG/MSTC/6)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Catherine Muriel Rob (1906-1975), botanist: papers incl corresp, plant lists and obituaries 1938-1975 (Acc 2017/093)
  • York Diocese: papers rel to the ordination of women 1987-1994 (YDA)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Eva Pinthus (b 1925), Quaker and pacifist: papers rel to Budapest and Prague conferences and assorted peace ephemera and publications 1980s
  • 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 Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • Diana Mary Brinkley (1921-2014), oncologist: case notes from Addenbrooke's Hospital Radiotherapy Unit 20th cent (MS Add. 10168)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Kate Jenkins (b 1945), civil servant, writer: papers relating to the Next Steps report on Civil Service reform (1988) and later advice offered by Jenkins to government c1980-2010 (KJEN)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Vanessa Bell (1879-1961), artist: drawing for 'Nurse Lugton's Golden Curtain' c1960-1969 (CHA/4/6)
  • Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970), novelist and critic: letters to Florence Whichelo 1886-1960 (EMF/18/583X)
  • Rosamond Nina Lehmann (1901-1990), novelist: family corresp mainly with Beatrix Lehmann, with newscuttings 1909-1948 (RNL)

Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute

  • Lady Emily Mary Shackleton (1868-1936): corresp c1900-1936 (MS 2290)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Katrina Porteous (b 1960), poet and historian: papers incl files divided by publication, posters, books, Northumberland Fishery Records 20th cent-2017 (KPB)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Mary Bownes (b 1948), molecular and developmental biologist: papers rel to scientific research 1975-1986 (Coll-1537)
  • Louisa Matilda Crawford (c1791-1857), songwriter: corresp and papers 1796-1850 (Coll-1839 // SC.Acc.2017.0181)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Kay Carmichael (1925-2009), policy advisor, activist and lecturer: personal papers incl research notes and papers c1880-2011 (ACCN4115)
  • Marion Anne Fraser (1932-2016), music teacher, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland: additional papers 20th cent (ACCN4103)

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

  • Emily Jane Brontë (1818-1848), novelist and poet: three page proofs of poem The Outcast Mother from its publication in The Cornhill Magazine 1860 (BC MS 19c Brontë)
  • Fanny Waterman (b 1920), piano teacher: administrative documents and corresp relating to the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, photographs and press cuttings 1904-2016 (MS 2219)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Annie Duncan (1926-2000), zoologist: notebooks 1948-1949 (ACC 2017/2)

London University: Goldsmiths Library: Special Collections and Archives

  • 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

  • Ethel Vivan Kendrick Balaam (1910-2002), nurse: photographs rel to nursing career 1930-1937 (Acc 3576)
  • Geraldine Arden Longhurst (fl 1895-1900), nurse: photographs and watercolours rel to nursing service in South Africa 1900 (Acc 3578)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections

  • Pat Arrowsmith (b 1930), pacifist: records incl personal and peace campaign papers, poems and artworks late 19th cent-2016 (ARROWSMITH)
  • Ann Radcliffe 1764-1823, novelist: letter rel to summer holiday on the English south coast and seeing Lord Nelson's fleet on the eve of its sail from Deal to raid Boulogne 1801 (JEBB/11/2)

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

  • Sarah Jane Chappell (b 1857), author: diaries on her social, family and professional life incl voluntary work at Gifford Hall Mission 1873-1885 (7JCH)
  • Nina Courage (fl 1914-1960), nurse: additonal letters and photographs 1916-1919 (7NLA)
  • Millicent Price (1881-1975), teacher, suffragette and Quaker: commonplace book incl poems, dawings and press cuttings 1930-1950s (7MPR)
  • Fawcett Society: addional records incl annual reports and policy files 1913-2013 (2LSW)
  • 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)

  • Patricia Caplan (b 1942), anthroplogist: papers rel to research in Tanzanier 1965-2010 (PP MS 101)
  • Jennie Street (fl 1982-1997), development worker: papers rel to charitable and governmental work in Hong Kong, Sudan, Tigray, Eritrea and Ethiopia 1982-1997 (PP MS 100)
  • Isabella Lilias Trotter (1853-1928), artist and missionary: records incl diaries, corresp and scrapbooks c1858-1928 (AWM/AMB)

Manchester Metropolitan University Library

  • Claudia Freedman (1904-1981), artist and illustrator: corresp and working drawings 1930s-1940s (CFR)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Elizabeth Joan Jennings (1926-2001), poet: letters to Anne Harvey, typescript poems and biographical notes 1986 (AHJ)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Dorothy Rosaman Hartley (1893-1985), social historian, illustrator and author: records incl corresp and draft articles 1930-1980s (Acc.DX2210)
  • Jean Walker (fl 1940), Land Army girl: poem entitled Ode to Farming or "The Land Girl's Lament 1940 (Acc.DX2222)

Newcastle University: Special Collections

  • Moniza Alvi (b 1954), poet: corresp and working papers 1990-2015 (MA)
  • Selima Hill (b 1945), poet: corresp and working papers 1950-2016 (SH)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Ann Howard (fl 1971-2013), member of Haggs Farm Preservation Society: records incl corresp and photographs 1971-2013 (MS 928)
  • 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)
  • Jane Robinson (b 1935), professor of nursing: records incl research papers, research files and data 1970-2000s (MS 997)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Henrietta Nevill (fl c1802-1804): reading journal kept in Bath, Tunbridge Wells and London c1802-1804 (12395)

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library and Archive

  • Mary Lois Watson (fl 1919-1924), Baptist missionary: letters, photographs, newspaper cuttings, sketches probably of Sianfu Hospital (B/DC 8)
  • Baptist Women's League: records from Baptist Union Department of Mission Women's Office, photographs rel to Baptist deaconesses, papers rel to women's ministry incl Baptist Women in Ministry Network, Women Issues Working Group and Women's Justice Committee, Faith and Unity Department's Women in Leadership Group c1933-2014 (Acc 447)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive and Circus Archive

  • Dea Birkett (b1958), writer, journalist, broadcaster and former circus performer: correspondence, circus and fairground research, articles, cuttings and programmes c1989-2007 (NFA0141)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Isle Julie Eton (b 1922), German Jewish refugee: personal and family papers, with papers of her husband Brice Eton, and material rel to Holocaust remembrance 1944-2010 (SxMs169)
  • Selma Kahn (1888-1981), writer and poet: personal and literary papers incl some poetry and family history documents 1887-2002 (SxMs167)
  • Gerda Sainer (1914-2006): personal and family papers incl material rel to emigration from Germany in 1933 1813-2002 (SxMs170)
  • Susan Wallace (b 1917), German Jewish refugee: family papers rel mainly to the Portheim, Goldschmidt and Ungar families c1802-1949 (SxMs119)

Swansea University: Richard Burton Archives

  • David Painting (fl 1950-2013), librarian, Dilwyn family expert and author: research and personal papers and photographs 1900-2013 (2017/16)
  • Women for Life on Earth, Greenham Common: papers rel to the Soviet trip with Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament from West Wales incl corresp, publications, newspaper articles and photographs 1981-1985 (2017/9)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Mary Hicks (1858-1929), missionary: letters, photographs and commonplace book 1890-1956 (CMS/ACC1023)
  • Jane Hussey (c1657-1735), of Lincolnshire: medicinal recipe book 1692 (MS909)
  • Lilian Starr Walter (b 1925), missionary: papers incl diaries, pocket books, certificates and photographs c1859-2017 (CMS/ACC1027)

University of Gloucestershire Special Collections and Archives

  • Rosie Bailey (b 1932): photographs, draft poetry and corresp with Ursula Askham Fanthorpe c1930-2009 (G/11/17/3)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • Dorothy Sherman Severin (b 1942), hispanist: academic papers 1970s-2018 (D1172)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Rosemary Pountney (1937-2016), actor, interpreter and scholar of Samuel Beckett's work: records incl corresp and academic papers 20th cent (MS 5589)

University of Southampton Library

  • Honor Frost (1917-2010), underwater archaeologist, draughtswoman and designer: papers, photographs and plans rel to excavation and survey work, research papers, corresp, lectures and publications, with artwork and artefacts 1940-2010 (MS439)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • Lindsay Cooper (1951-2013), musician: records incl business and personal corresp, footage of performances and personal and family papers 1950s-2010
  • Barbara Sawyer (b 1919), weaver and teacher: records incl weave samples and notebooks c1940-1981