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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Charities and philanthropy


Bath Record Office

  • British Lung Foundation: Bath and District Breathe Easy Group: records of meetings and events of the group, arranged in ring-binders for each year, incl minutes, correspondence, accounts, photographs, publicity material 2014-2018 (1234B)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • British Heart Foundation, Sidcup Branch: minutes, administrative papers and ephemera 1971-2018 (CSBHF)

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))
  • Friends of the Birmingham Skin Hospital: minutes 1949-1951 (MS 4982 (2019/085))

Bristol Archives

  • Charity Search, Bristol: minutes, annual accounts, trust deeds and memoranda, leases and papers relating to the charity's office and shops, printed information, and corresp c1980-2019 (46357)

Ceredigion Archives

  • The Inner Wheel Club: Aberystwyth branch: records incl minutes, photograph albums, certificates, artefacts and programmes c1951-2019 (DSO/73)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Mary Garratt Charity Trust: minutes, accounts and corresp 1916-2006 (D 9275)
  • Winsford Industrial Co-operative Society: minutes 1860-1892 (D 9194)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Outpost Emmaus, Broughton-in-Furness: minutes, photographs, financial records and newsletters c1960-1990 (BDX 119)

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)
  • Gilbert Charity, Alvaston: account book incl minutes of trustees and rental account for Church Close and Gilbert Close 1810-1837 (D2119)
  • Swadlincote Friends of the Blind: minutes 1949-1981 (D8266)
  • Belgian Refugees Committee, Buxton: minutes 1914-1919 (D8306)

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

  • Stoodleigh parish charities: Elizabeth Carew Charity, accounts and minutes 1907-1976 (2985A)

Dorset History Centre

  • Weymouth Lifeboat Service: register 1874-1882 (D-3186)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Inner Wheel Club: minutes, attendance and visitor books 1947-2007 (GD/X1480)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • James Gillespies Trust: records 1870s-1980s (1241 (b))

Essex Record Office

  • Castle Hedingham Parochial Charities: deed of partition of manor of Shudy Camps or Shardlowes, Cambridgeshire, 1581; rental of manor of Hedingham Nunnery 1668; contemporary copy of grant by Edward Brewer of 2 tenements or cottages with a yard in Castle Hedingham 1612; grant by Sir Horace Vere under will of John Vere of annuity out of manor of Ovington, 1625; further deeds of property in Castle Hedingham and surrounds, papers including minutes of the charity 1912-1983 1581-1986 (A15268)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Sir Baptist Hicks Almshouses Trust, Chipping Campden: records incl minutes, accounts, annual reports, trustees' correspondence, papers relating to building refurbishments, admissions books, "rent" books, papers rel to income and investments c1739-2009 (D15058)

Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)

  • Manchester Mind: annual reports, newsletters, corresp, internal notes and incomplete set of ASYLUM radical mental health journal c1970-1989 (GB124.G/MIND)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Nowes Charity, Romsey: papers including leases, legal papers, correspondence and receipts 1685-1872 (87A19)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • Humanitarian Aid Hereford: records incl scrap books, financial record files, photographs and video 1994-2012 (DD66)
  • Much Marcle Charities: papers incl minutes, financial records, tenancy agreements, records of disbursements, deeds and wills 1650-2017 (DD67)

Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museums Service

  • Rotary Club of Yiewsley and West Drayton: day registers, committee meeting minutes, papers rel mainly to charitable fundraising, photograph albums (6), loose original and photocopy newscuttings (9), metal plaque, Senior Citizens Workshop, scrapbook, Save the Senior Citizens Work Centre, loose papers rel to Amberley Lodge 1963-2011 (ACC/HLS/2019/15)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Newland and District Community Care Association, Hull: minutes, financial records and correspondence 1981-1994 (C DSNC)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicester Women's Aid Group and associated projects: records incl correspondence, case notes, newsletters, magazines, minutes, membership lists, reports rel to Leiceister Women's Aid Group, Working with Girls, Community Development in Leicester project, Havan Project (Asian Women's Hostels), Leicester Women's Liberation, Women's Roof Group and Leicester University Nursery records c1970-1999 (DE9867, DE9961)
  • Oakham United Charities: minutes, financial records and apprenticeship agreements 19th-20th cent (DE9846)
  • Wymant's Charity, educational charity, Great Bowden: minute book and cash book 1912-2003 (DE9805)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Mary Clark Home for Distressed Gentlewomen in Reduced Circumstances: minutes, cash books and photographs 1902-2005 (ACC7335)
  • Hand Of, arts education charity: diary and workbooks rel to 'Speke and the Sea' project 2018 (ACC7275)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Positively UK, HIV support charity: annual reports, newsletters and other publications, oral history project, correspondence, photographs 1980s-2010s (B19/094)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Neatishead Poor's or Fuel Allotment: accounts and correspondence 1814-1945 (ACC 2019/143)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's section: Diss and District and East Harling District: minutes, accounts and certificates 1932-2016 (ACC 2018/230)
  • Small's Charity, educational charity: minutes, financial records, correspondence and copies of will of William Small 1654-2009 (ACC 2019/61)
  • William Barber's Charity: title deeds, minutes, accounts, architectural drawings for almshouses and correspondence 1872-2013 (ACC 2019/95)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Whitby Charity Organisation and Voluntary Care Committee: account book and corresp file 1938-1988 (Z.1663)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • British Red Cross, Bicester (Oxfordshire) branch: photo album, c.1910s-1980s - mainly certificates rel to Miss Dorothy Mountain, Commandant; press cuttings, letters; photographs of the 'Sunshine Club', with loose items in album pocket incl Red Cross annual report and directory; orders of service of dedication (2) 1910s-1990s (6774)

Powys Archives

  • Boughrood Charity: records incl minutes, documents, survey of estates and Book of Charter 1719-1948 (B/DX/45)

Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive

  • digital:works, arts and education charity: oral history interviews about Eel Pie Island, Twickenham 2017 (AD106)
  • Twickenham Charities: accounts c1863-1885 (AD117)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Broomhill Festival, Sheffield: committee minutes and papers 2007-2019 (X821)
  • Cellar Space Project, The Furnival, Burngreave, Sheffield: safeguarding files 2005-2017 (X846)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Taunton Deane Council for Voluntary Service: minutes, financial statements and annual reports 1983-2007 (A/ERH)
  • Marmaduke Cradock Trust, Somerton: misc records, rel to Somerton and elsewhere 20th-21st cent (A/EQJ)

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

  • Women's Voluntary Service, Bilbrook: account book 1940-1945 (7703)
  • Charity of Joseph Harvey, Armitage with Handsacre: minutes, accounts, trust deeds 1904-1995 (7689)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Stepney Relief in Need Charity: records, incl minutes, of the charity and its predecessors 1885-1994 (TH/9762)
  • 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)

Trafford Local Studies

  • The League of Friends of Altrincham General Hospital: records 1961-2015 (TRA1904)

West Sussex Record Office

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

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Charity Gala: minutes, records of gala events and photographs 1959-2018 (WYC:1918)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Hungry Snail Co-operative Ltd: records incl minutes, corresp, membership information and certificates, staffing, recruitment and volunteer applications and information and financial records c2002-2018 (WYW1949)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Wolverhampton Sea Cadet Unit: minutes 1942-1967 (DW-213)


Manx National Heritage Library & Archives

  • Red Cross Isle of Man: minutes, beauty care group records, scrapbooks, news-cuttings, corresp and printed material 1933-2002 (MS 14707)
  • Royal British Legion, Braddan and Marown branch: women's section minutes 1946-2000 (MS 14544)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action: minutes, magazines, and reports 1938-1980 (D4708)
  • Planning Landscape Architecture Community Environment (PLACE), built heritage charity, Belfast: photographs, reports, pamphlets, postcards, notebooks, leaflets and visitor books 2004-2019 (D4742)


Wellcome Collection

  • HIV i-Base, HIV treatment activist charity: institutional records incl administrative records, records from HIV i-Base information service (email and phone logs), grant and funding papers, accreditation and membership papers, and papers from conferences and meetings c2000 (SA/IBA)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Lady Henrietta Augusta Lloyd-Mostyn, (1830-1912) philanthropist: corresp, receipts and legal papers 1830-1912 (2019/15)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Joseph Rowntree (1836-1925), confectioner, philanthropist: photocopy of personal account book 1862-1903 (RFAM/2019/084)
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation, charitable trust: photographic negatives and photographs, chiefly of New Earswick and some of Trustees 20th cent (JRF/2019/031)
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation, charitable trust: foundation deed, financial records, trustee meeting minutes and agenda notes, corresp and legal documents, New Earswick Nature Reserve records and New Earswick village records 1904-2005 (JRF/2019/045)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Education Services, charity, Cambridge: administrative papers 20th-21st cent (MS Add.10307)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • International Voluntary Service: photograph album collated by Reginald Thickins c1945 (U DX405)

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

  • The Women's Council, voluntary organisation promoting friendship and cooperation between women of Asian Countries and the UK: papers on its early years, core minutes, papers from leading officers 1931-2000 (WCL)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME): minutes, reports, proposals, publications, correspondence and research papers c1970-2007 (MS 1016)