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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Art


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Ieuan Williams, (b 1946), artist: papers of Ieuan Williams, grandson of Rowland Williams, wheelright, undertaker and master builder of Glyn Derw, Wood Street, Menai Bridge 1894-1985 (WM/2634)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Robert Bloomfield Society: notes, minutes, meeting agendas, annual statements of accounts, music, printed ephemera, mezzotint 1847-2019 (Z1712)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Kenneth Oldham (fl1950), Bexley photographer: photographs 1950 (PHOLD)
  • Peter Stanley Mount (fl1987-1990), local photographer: photograph albums 1987-1990 (PHPSM)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Bury College No Barriers Project, HLF project working with refugees and asylum seekers: photographs, artworks and videos which formed an exhibition at Bury Art Museum 2016-2019 (FMX/90)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Ramsey & Muspratt photographic studio: diaries, order books and member lists 20th cent (R119/015)
  • Ramsey & Muspratt photographic studio: order books, accounts, staff records, diaries 1898-1978 (R119/004)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • First Taste Charity, older people learning tutors, Two Dales: minutes, constitution, annual reports, programmes, reports, publicity leaflets, DVDs, CDs, photographs 1997-2018 (D8242)
  • Chesterfield Scenery Society: minutes and accounts [transferred from Chesterfield Library] 1865-1871 (D8255)

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

  • Spacex Art Gallery. Exeter: administrative and exhibition records 20th-21st cent (SPX)

Dorset History Centre

  • Elisabeth Frink, sculptor: files rel to sculpture, newspaper cuttings, art objects and photographs 20th cent (D-FRK)

Falkirk Archives

  • Falkirk Arts and Civic Council: minutes 1950-1991 (A2516)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • David John, sculptor of Kings Stanley: 28 folders arranged alphabetically of projects undertaken, mostly for churches, incl designs, drawings, plans, photographs and corresp 1950-2018 (D14956)

Gwent Archives

  • Thomas Frederick Worrall, (1872-1957), artist: sketchbook rel to Monmouthshire and other counties mid 20th cent (D6445, Accession 6458)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • Herefordshire Arts and Crafts Society: archive, incl minutes, correspondence, newsletters, member records and annual exhibition catalogues; volumes, files, loose paper documents and CDs 1925-2018 (DD45)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Hand Of, arts education charity: diary and workbooks rel to 'Speke and the Sea' project 2018 (ACC7275)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Louis Jules Duboscq (1817-1886), instrument maker, inventor and photographer: stereoscopic daguerreotype of St Paul's Cathedral and Thames wharves 1851 (PM19/002)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Welborne Arts Festival: records incl correspondence, contracts, funding applications 2000-2015 (ACC 2018/211)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Albert Sorby Buxton (1867-1932) painter: notebooks detailing local history of Mansfield; papers rel to paintings from specific viewpoints in the town; manuscript notes rel to the history of Mansfield; paintings, scrapbook, news cuttings; and printed books with annotations 19th-20th cent (Acc 9592)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Cultybraggan Cartoon Collection and Bunte Buehne Book: volumes (2) of cartoons made by POWs at Cultybraggan Camp 1944-1945 (19-Jun)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Gilbert Telfer (fl1900), photographer: photographic glass plate negatives c1900 (SBA/1191)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • T&R Annan & Sons, photographers and fine art dealers, Glasgow: photographs 1866-1911 (1,001,209-1,001,211)
  • Glasgow Society of Lady Artists Club: minutes, visitor books, newspaper cuttings and books 1893-1980 (891004)

St Helens Archive Service

  • Anthony Gormley, (b 1950), sculptor: mounted photographs (14), project brochure (1), photographic album (1) rel to 'Field for the British Isles' created by local people and exhibited in Tate Liverpool 1993 (ST29)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Bury St Edmunds Art Society: records incl minutes and AGM minutes; committee reports; accounts; agendas; newsletters; membership; exhibitions; sales receipts 1976-2018 (GC551)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Lady Grace Briscoe (1891-1973), doctor and archaeologist: folder of pencil drawings and watercolour illustrations of urns and other material, marked Drawings of urns from the A.S. Cemetery - Lackford, and other drawings 1905-1952 (HD4191)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Leonard Brewer, (1875-1935), artist: etchings (2) depicting Gawsorth from the Avenue and Moreton Old Hall 1938-1944 (TRA/5/7/40)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Montague Charles Glover (1898-1983), architect and photographer: copies of monochrome photographs depicting his partner Ralph Hall (1913-1987) and other gay men c1930 (Z1169(sm))

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Black Country Visual Arts: photographs and memorabilia rel to Punjabi migration to Wolverhampton from 1960 to 1989 2016-2018 (Acc no 2932)


Historic England Archive

  • Chrysalis Arts Development Ltd., Gargrave: records of public art creation and delivery organisation 1995-2012 (CAA01)
  • Clifford Morris (b1943) photographer: photographs showing buildings c1963-2006 (CMM01)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Ronald William Fordham Searle (1920-2011), artist and satirical cartoonist: bound volumes (10) of 'Exile'/'The Exile', a handmade magazine produced in Changi prisoner of war camp, Singapore, featuring stories, factual articles and a variety of other contributions from many of the Changi POWs 1944-1945 (Documents.18741)
  • Eli Marsden Wilson (1877-1965), artist: diary written when he was arrested as a conscientious objector and sent to prison, incl details of the arrest in a mixture of English, Spanish and some French 1917-1918 (Documents.27323)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Brian Green (c1942-2016), photographer: photographic archive and collected historical photographs c1850-2018 (Accession number 2019-004)

National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum

  • Anonymous antiquary: illustrated heraldic notebook c1866-1868 (MSL/2019/1)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • Francis Haskell (1928-2000), art historian: notebooks recording European travels and research 1958-1965 (A2019/2)
  • Fritz Wengraf (1895-1965), Alex Wengraf (b1938), and Julius Weitzner (1895-1986), art dealers: inventories, stockbooks, cash books c1929-1985 (A2019/13)
  • Harwood C. Laurence (1869-1949), stockbroker and art collector: corresp with Augustus Daniel, Charles Aitken and Harold Isherwood Kay, and receipted bills from various London art dealers, incl Arthur Tooth & Sons, Wildenstein & Co., and Barbizon House 1921-1938 (NGA44)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • David Nicholson Beeton (1952-2013), costume designer: costume design drawings c1985-1995 (Acc.14041)
  • Jen Hadfield (b1978), poet and visual artist: literary papers 1983-2016 (Acc.14031)
  • Charles d'Orville Pilkington Jackson (1887-1973), sculptor: glass negatives of and relating to his work c1935-1965 (Acc.14039)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Augustus Edwin John, (1878-1961), painter, draughtsman and etcher: working mss and papers rel to second vol of memoirs published posthumously under the title 'Finishing Touches' 1964 (NLWNLW MS 24133 MS)

National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive

  • Edward Hawke Locker (1777-1849), watercolourist and administrator of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich: travel journal of a tour around the UK with his father, William Locker (1731-1800), containing some of his first watercolour sketches 1798 (JOD/334)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), artist, sculptor: personal library 1889-1975 (TGA 20196)
  • Bruce Lacey (1927-2016), artist and performer: archive collection c1920-2016 (TGA 201911)
  • Hamad Butt (1962-1994), artist: archive collection reflecting on his life and output as a student and artist, with preparatory and documentary material for his major installations Transmission 1990 and Familiars 1992 as well as other work c1980-1994 (TGA 201919)
  • Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898),1st Baronet, painter: album of letters (83) written to Agnes Graham 1876-1894 (TGA 201920)

V&A Archive of Art and Design

  • Wyndham Hope Hughes (1849-1948), artist: papers 1858-1908 (AAD/2019/6)
  • C. E. Kempe & Co. Ltd., stained glass artists and church furnishings designers: records c1818-1930 (AAD/2019/9)
  • Moira Mellor (fl1940-1960), interior designer and journalist: papers 1940s-1960s (AAD/2019/1)
  • Walter Ritchie (fl1959-1970), sculptor and graphic designer: papers c1959-1970 (AAD/2019/8)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Emmanuel Cooper (1938-2012), potter and writer on the arts: papers regarding art and artists and involvement with various LGBTQ+ organisations, including Gay Left, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality 1956-2009 (COOPER)
  • China Hamilton (1946-2017), photographer and artist: photographic archive, papers, documents and artefacts 1980s-2000s (HAMILTON)
  • John 'Hoppy' Hopkins (1937-2015), photographer and political activist: papers, ephemera, printed photographs, negatives, books, and journals, relating to his photography and video production career, counterculture and interest in science and botany c1930-2015 (HOPKINS)
  • Kensington Narrators Archive: papers, documents, art and artefacts collected from North Kensington community in response to the Grenfell Fire 2017-2018 (KNA)
  • William Ward (1927-1996) British erotic artist: drawings, illustrations, photographs and publications 1950s-1990s (BILLWARD)
  • Robert Workman (fl 1974-1986) photographer: extensive photographic archive of negatives and prints created while staff photographer for Gay News 1974-1986 (WORKMAN)

National Arts Education Archive @ YSP

  • collection of children's paintings assembled by Terence Phinn (fl1981-2018), art therapist 1981-2018 (01/06/2019 00:00)

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

  • John Norman Sunderland (1942-2018), art historian: corresp, images, research notes, lecture notes and notebooks mostly rel to artist John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779) 1914-2013 (JNS)

Science and Industry Museum

  • Jon Savage (b1953 ), writer, broadcaster, music journalist: archive material representing his career in journalism rel to Warsaw/Joy Division/New Order, Factory Records and Factory Communications Ltd. 1977-2010 (2019-261)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • William Peckitt, (1731-1795), glass painter, stained glass manufacturer: personal journal 1746 (2019/072)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Christopher Murray (fl1982-2019), professor and chair of comics studies, University of Dundee: U.S and U.K comics and comic studies publications c1982-2008 (Acc2019/1093)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Matsuyama (fl 1721), artist: Japanese illustrated manuscript entitled Buko Setsugekka ('Beautiful Military Exploits'), a guide on how a samurai gets dressed, with hand drawn and coloured illustrations on fine paper, accompanied by poems and descriptions in Japanese calligraphy 1721 (Coll-1848/19-0104 // SC-Acc-2019-0104)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Kenneth Davidson (1965-2018), theatre maker and visual artist: web content incl captures of his Blogspot, Soundcloud, Vimeo and Wordpress sites early 21st cent (ACCN 4333)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Elizabeth Anne Lochhead (b1947) poet, playwright and performer: scripts 1982-2000 (Acc 863)

Heriot-Watt University Heritage Service

  • Sir Edwin Hardy Amies (1909-2003), fashion designer: dresses c1950 (COS)
  • Lace designs 20th cent (TEX)

London University: Royal Holloway

  • Charles William Carey (1862-1943), curator, teacher, artist and Keeper of the Picture Gallery, Royal Holloway: papers 1880s-1930s (Acc 2019/01)
  • Derek Dodd (1937-2018), television production designer: archive 1967-2010 (Acc 2019/05)

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

  • Philip Lieberman (b1934), cognitive scientist: Buddhist art and architecture slide collection incl Kodachrome slides of 15th century Tibetan Buddhist wall paintings in Thupchen and Jamda Gompa and earlier wall paintings in Luri Gompa, Mustang Nepal, and Tibetan wall painting in gompas in Ladakh and Zanskar c1990 (2019/041)

London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections

  • Eleanor Farjeon (1881-1965), author: manuscript of Joan's Door, illustrated by artist William Townsend (1909-1973) 1926 (TOWNSEND)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Kenneth Lawson, (1920-2010), artist: papers incl sketchbooks and scrapbooks (3), personal records and publicity material c1980-1999 (2019/26,27 and KLP)

Newcastle University: Special Collections

  • Locus+: organisational papers of Newcastle based visual arts commissioning agency 1970-2019 (LP)
  • A-N The Artists Information Co.: collection illuminating changes in arts practice during the late 20th century, as well as the financial, cultural, and broader art practice context of this period 1980-2018 (ANA)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Thomas Rawson Taylor (1807-1835), minister and hymnodist: manuscript poems 1820-1830 (MS. 16088)

Sheffield University Library

  • Honor Irene Champernowne, (1901-1976), co-founder of the Withymead Centre for art therapy: personal corresp with key psychotherapy figures incl Carl Jung, lecture notes, and poetry, minutes and other papers of the Withymead Centre incl research for book on centre 1940s-1970s (2019/4)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive and Circus Archive

  • Paul Wright (1954-2019), artist: designs, drawings, research material, corresp, journals and photographs 1994-2019 (NFA0170)

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

  • Reverend John Sanford (1777-1855): manuscript notebook recording the cost of Italian paintings probably purchased by Sanford early 19th cent (MS968)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) photographic archives, UAL: incl the Camerawork Collection, Directory of British Photographic Collections, Elephant Vanishes collection, PARC Histories Collection, the Photography Exhibition Poster Collection 1900-2018 (PARC)