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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Building and Construction


Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Dismantling & Engineering Services Ltd., Willenhall: photographs of demolition work of buildings in central Birmingham 1959-1973 (MS 4977 (2019/075))

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers: Barrow Branch: minute books; proposition form books, clearance forms and carpenters and joiners particulars 1889-1937 (BDSO 168)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • Plan of machines, boilers and engine house intended for new pit at Bransty 1803 (TNCB)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Aerial photographs rel to the construction of the A470 c1970-1979 (D1694)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Blackburns Builders Ltd, Harleston: customer accounts 1923-1952 (ACC 2018/182)
  • Edward Evans, builder, South Walsham: day book 1853-1858 (ACC 2019/168)

Shropshire Archives

  • Henry Price & Sons, builders, Shrewsbury: detailed works and purchase ledgers (14 vols) 1916-1957 (9649)

Southwark Local History Library and Archive

  • William Bell (1884-1957), engineer and surveyor: photograph album of his career in Leicester then Sunderland and Camberwell 1913-1949 (2019/30)

Wirral Archives Service

  • James Law, (fl 1844): plan of township and docks of Birkenhead 1844 (2411)


Abertay University Archives

  • John Black (fl1970-1998), Master of Works at Dundee Institute of Art and Technology: papers, plans and photos rel to buildings, properties, and development or repair work for buildings c1970-1998 (ACC010)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • William Anelay Ltd, building contractors: administrative and financial records 1898-1995 (2019/034)

Brunel University Library

  • Ralph Hilditch (1918-2014), sergeant, Royal Scots Fusilier, and builder: autobiography 1920-2007 (BURN 4 Hilditch)