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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Disability


Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • CASBA Advocacy, learning disabilities support charity, Birmingham: records of the Out of Sight, not Out of Mind project 2017-2018 (MS 4954 (2019/019))

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • British Paralympic Association: records 2010-2018 (AR 70/2019)

Coventry Archives

  • Len Tasker (1915-2012), disability campaigner: photographs and presscuttings rel to the Enterprise Club for the disabled, of which he was one of the founder members 1950s-1990s (Acc: PA3392)

Dundee City Archives

  • Strathmartine Hospital (previously Baldovan Institution), Dundee: log books, constitution, rules, regulations, typed history c1911-1996 (Acc2019/0017)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • GDA (Gloucestershire Deaf Association): additional records incl photographs, scrapbooks and association history c1919-2019 (D14611)

Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)

  • Union of Physically Impaired Against Segregation (UPIAS): papers incl publications and confidential records [closed until 2030 due to data protection. Research access is permitted only with prior written approval from GMCDP head of staff, Manchester] c1972-1999 (GB124.G/UPIAS)

Rochdale Local Studies and Archive

  • Rochdale and District Deaf Society: minutes, account books, photographs, films, annual reports and corresp 1894-2003 (S/RDD/1/1-56)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Sight Support Worthing: records 1910-2018 (19486)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Association of Disabled Professionals: records incl correspondence, minutes, annual reports, membership lists, consultation documents, reports and papers relating to projects 1971-2015 (Add MS 89385)


Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Susan Eagling (fl2004-2019), nurse: video interview, as part of Hidden in Plain Sight collecting project, conducted by Frances Reed 2017 (3133)


Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • University of Leicester: AccessAbility service records incl correspondence, publications, committee minutes, press cuttings 1990-2000 (ACC 2019/12)