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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Architecture, Building and Construction


Brent Archives

  • Quintain Ltd, property investors, London: material rel to the development of Wembley Park, including architect's plans for the Wembley Conference Centre and visuals for the redevelopment of Wembley Park, including designs for the London Designer Outlet; advertising material; posters, photographs, programmes and commemorative clothing; awards, and a small amount of material relating to the British Empire Exhibition (1924) c1924-2014 (ACC/2019/05)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library

  • Thomas Rickman (17761841), and Richard Charles Hussey (1807-1887), architects: architectural specifications and drawings for Holy Cross, Goodnestone 1839-1841 (U6/K)

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

  • Staverton Builders Ltd: records incl business records, corresp, Second World War material, photographs 20th cent (STB)

Dorset History Centre

  • Portland Breakwater and Harbour: records rel to harbour construction, breakwater extension, incl photographs and accounts 1890-1970 (D-3155)

Durham County Record Office

  • George Gordon Hoskins (1837-1911) FRIBA, architect: plans of Dryderdale Hall, Shull, near Hamsterley for Alfred Backhouse 1871 (D/X 2209)
  • Walter Johnston (fl1920-1960), Durham County Council architect: records, including plans of buildings he designed - Durham City New Baths, County hospital, Whinney Hill school, Gilesgate houses, city library 1920s-1960s (D/X 2184)

Glamorgan Archives

  • R J Hill, (fl 2003), building surveyor and consultant: photographs of Barry Town Hall c2003 (D1659)
  • John Gwilym Roberts, (fl 1950-1970), architect: drawings from private practice 1950s-1970s (D1703)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Richard P. Harbord (fl late 20th cent), architect: architectural drawings and notes of Beaupre Hall, Outwell 1961 (MC 3489)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Proprietors of Settle Public Buildings: records incl minute book, corresp and papers 1832-1860 (PC/SET)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • West Bromwich Institute: framed paintings of building and medal commemorating the laying of the foundation stone by Alderman Rueben Farley c1884-1950 (2019/45)
  • Point Albino Lighthouse, Canada: correpondence and media commemorating 100th Anniversary of Lighthouse constructed by Chance Brothers Glassworks, Smethwick 2018 (2019/56)
  • Gould Singleton Partnership, architects, Halesowen: plans for Great Bridge Shopping Centre and Wednesbury Shopping Centre 1988 (2019/11R)
  • AJ Russell Green (fl1950-1965), architect, West Bromwich: building plans and business correspondence c1950-1965 (2019/06R)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Samuel Osborn & Co Ltd, Mushet Tool Works, Penistone Road, Sheffield: architects' drawings 1940-1975 (X860)

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

  • Staffordshire Historic Churches Trust: minutes, accounts, annual statements, annual reports, various leaflets, brochures and publications, radio appeal by Sir Charles Wheeler 1952-2017 (D7705)

Surrey History Centre

  • H Godwin Arnold (1920-1999), architect: plans, award documentation and photographs relating to project work at Great Fosters, Egham; plan of head teacher's accommodation at Priors Field School, Godalming; drawing of Quaker meeting house, Dorking 1940-1970 (9997)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Stairway to Heaven Memorial Trust, Bethnal Green: records of annual memorial services, the Stairway to Heaven Memorial incl architectual plans, fundraising and raising awareness events, photographs, memories of survivors, newspaper articles rel to the project, together with films and songs created by students in conjunction with the Trust 2006-2019 (TH/9785)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Campbell, Honeyburn and Sumner, architects: photographs of Hillbark House in preparation for its move to Frankby 1938 (2415)


Historic England Archive

  • Clifford Morris (b1943) photographer: photographs showing buildings c1963-2006 (CMM01)
  • David Wilson Black (1933-1991) architectural historian: photographs and sketches showing buildings c1949-1956 (DBC01)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Planning Landscape Architecture Community Environment (PLACE), built heritage charity, Belfast: photographs, reports, pamphlets, postcards, notebooks, leaflets and visitor books 2004-2019 (D4742)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Graham Colin Parsey (1938-2011), architect and designer: material incl reports, books, booklets, brochures, business plans, newsletters, photographs, slides, negatives, contact sheets, CD, video cassettes and architectural plans and papers regarding various design projects 1967-2009 (PARSEY)

Religious Society of Friends Library

  • Hubert and Hubert Martin Lidbetter, architects: visual material incl architectural plans 1920s-1930s (2019A20)


Cardiff University

  • Adrian Vernon Brough Gibson, (1931-2006), architectural historian: photographic slides and papers rel principally to British vernacular architecture but also incl examples of gothic, renaissance and baroque edifices, as well as archaeological ruins 1950-2006 (464)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Francis Eric Canning (1934-2017), architect and Communist: architectural drawings, mostly created whilst a student at the Glasgow School of Architecture; student notebooks from Glasgow School of Architecture courses; drawings created at Pinewood Sanatorium in Berkshire; drawings, paintings and sketch books from the Freehand Drawing and Colour Application courses at Glasgow School of Art 1950s-1970s (Acc 1752; 1757)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • University of Birmingham, Department of Physiology: records incl architectural drawings of sections of Birmingham Medical School, and of Birmingham Women's Hospital c1950-2015 (US22CC)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • James Cubitt, (1836-1914), architect: student architectural drawings 1940-1949 (D1223)