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Major accessions to repositories in 2020 relating to Art


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Carol Walklin (1930-2017), and Colin Walklin (1929-2020), graphic designers: career archive, incl original artwork, packaging, graphic design proofs, layouts, TV commercial scripts, publications and 35mm film 1950s-1970s (HAT2020/12)
  • John Ashton Armstrong (1931-2020), art director: career archive, incl original artwork, proofs, layouts, publications and digital files 1960s-2010s (HAT2020/5)


ARK: Archive Resource for Knowsley

  • John Wakefield (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images of Cronton, Knowsley, featuring the following roads and their environs: Cronton Road, Whitefield Lane, M57/M62 roundabout (Tarbcok Island), Fox's Bank Lane, Smithy Lane, Chapel Lane, Hall Lane and Mill Lane 2020 (2020/022 (Acc. No.))
  • John Wakefield (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images of Knowsley Village, featuring the following roads and their environs: Tithebarn Road, School Lane, Knowsley Lane, Sugar Lane, Ross Close, Pinfold Lane and Shop Lane 2020 (2020/021 (Acc. No))
  • John Wakefield (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images featuring the area of Prescot, Knowsley, incl the following roads and their environs: Sewell Street, Aspinall Street, Garden Walk, Wood Street, Kemble Street, Market Place, Williams Street, Chester Street, Aspinall Street, Cyprus Street, Beaconsfield and Warrington Road 2020 (2020/020 (Acc. No))
  • John Wakefield (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images featuring the area of Whiston, Knowsley, incl the following roads and their environs: Windy Arbor Road, St. Nicholas' Church, Lickers Lane, Rudgate, St. Leo's Church, St. Leo and Southmead CN and CPS, Foxes Bank Cemetery, Cumber Lane. Also incuded are images of The Hazels, King's Business Park , the former site of C.F. Mott College 2020 (2020/019 (Acc. No))
  • John Wakefield (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images featuring the area of Kirkby, which includes the following roads and their environs: Roughwood Drive, Headbolt Lane and Norwich Way 2020 (2020/017 (Acc. No))
  • John Wakefield, (fl 2020), photographer and archive volunteer: photographs commissioned by Knowsley Archives Service to document the changing face of the borough's communities, incl images featuring the area of Kirkby, incl Moss Lane, Lees Road, Ashcroft Road, Marl Road, Birch Road, Hammond Road, Draw Well Road, Acornfield Road, Acornfield Plantation, Perimeter Road and Molly's Lane 2020 (2020/016 (Acc. No))

Brent Archives

  • Nadia Nervo (fl2003-2020), artist and photographer: behind the scenes photographs of Windrush 70 - Brents Pioneering Windrush Generation exhibition 2018 (ACC/2020/17)
  • Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Willesden: digital images of Covid-19 NHS related artworks 2020 (ACC/2020/30)
  • Warren Reilly (fl2020), artist, and Zuzana Valla (fl2020), photographer: collection of photographs and a decorated face mask created as part of the 'Filling the Void' and the 'Covid Kaleidoscope' series 2020 (ACC/2020/25)

Coventry Archives

  • Courtaulds Oral History Collection: video of oral recollections of Courtauld employees, created as part of the Courtaulds exhibition Radical Drawing: Works from Coventry and the Courtauld 2019 (Acc: PA3418)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Barrow Local Studies photographic collection incl glass negatives and lantern slides of Cumbria 19th-20th cent (BLC/G)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • H Davis (fl1980-2011), photographer: photographs of Egremont and rel material incl drawings, newspaper articles, publications, corresp and notes, showing general commercial and residential development of the town c1980-2011 (YDX 699)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Edward Sankey, Raymond Sankey of Barrow-in-Furness, professional photographers: collection of photographs, mainly glass plate and acetate negatives 19th-20th cent (DB 197)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • High Peak Community Arts of New Mills, arts organisation: annual reports, committee reports, minutes and papers, business plans, strategy and policy documents, correspondence, constitution and legal structures, staffing, property and membership documents, press releases and cuttings, publications and other marketing material, financial accounts and other records, photographs, audio recordings 1979-2019 (D8332)
  • Glass lantern slides of Derbyshire scenes (c146) c1950 (DA)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton and Hove City Council: artisit's impression of proposed premises for Henry Clark and Sons, paint manufacturer, Crowhurst Road, Hollingbury 1953 (13699)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Gertrude M Bradley (fl1912), designer: preparatory drawings for tile murals for Cardiff Royal Infirmary Coronation Ward and corresp with W B Simpson and Sons, tile makers, London 1912 (D1753)

Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)

  • Sefton Samuels (b1931), photographer: photographic slides and prints of musicians, members of the Sefton family, ordinary life in Manchester, and some international travel. Also incl annual reports and celebratory programmes for the Delamere Forest School 20th cent (2020/66)
  • Cartwheel Arts: project outputs from a NLHF project, incl oral history recordings and transcripts undertaken by members of the Overspill Estates communities 2019-2020 (GB124.2020/58)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Jim Macdougall, photographer, Fort William: 35 mm slides and negatives of local Lochaber scenes nd (L/D234)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Alistair Gillies (fl1930-1959): photographs of Skye c1930-1959 (SL/D433)
  • Ewen Bain (19251989), cartoonist: "Angus Og" strips collected by Rhona Flinn 1970-1990 (SL/D435)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • William Jackson ARPS: framed black and white prints 1946 (C DIAJ)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Oldham Photographic Society: minutes, slides, hand books and lecture notes c1938-2018 (2020/7)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Yuen Fong Ling (fl 1991-2019), artist and Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University: items rel to the 'Towards Memorial' (Edward Carpenter) art project incl leather sandals and digital films featuring interviews with activists 2019 (X903)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Edwin George Morgan (1920-2010), writer and poet: photographs (c223) c1920-2005 (1003328)
  • Simon Clegg (fl1980-1999), photographer: photographs, magazines, ephemera 1914-1992 (1001012)
  • Edward Henry Chisnall (b1942), artist, author and broadcaster: transcripts, news cuttings, cassette tapes, art work 1980-1990 (1001099)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Ian Gee, (fl1950-1970), photographer: photograph collection, mostly featuring photographs of the Altrincham area c1950-1979 (LHC/1912)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Evald Sotnik and George Dixon (fl1960-2000), members of the Huddersfield Borough Transport Department Photographic Club: photographic slides, rel to a wide range of geographical areas, subjects and themes, incl Huddersfield and the wider Kirklees area, showing local events and buildings, people, millscapes, pub signs, flowers and flower shows, transport in Huddersfield, incl trams, trains, trolley buses and canal barges c1900-2000 (WYK1962)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Beam Public Arts: collection of material rel to activities in the area of arts in place-making since 1986, incl documents, photographs, some slides, printed and marketing materials, artist drawings and concept development documents, grant applications and evaluation reports rel to projects 1986-2020 (WYW1980)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Worcester Arts Workshop: records incl photographs showing the work and administration of the workshop, scrap books, funding applications, project reports and projects, examples of marketing material such as leaflets and posters 1980-2020 (16480)


Historic Environment Scotland (formerly RCAHMS)

  • James Salmon (1873-1924), architect: watercolours (2) of Arrats Mill, Brechin, Angus, Scotland and a street in Belgium, pencil drawing of the Great Hall of Versailles, France 1895-1898 (2020/43)
  • Friedrich Schenck (1811-1885), lithographer: lithograph of Edinburgh and the surrounding country as seen from Calton Hill Mid 19th cent (2020/17)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Sergeant John Francis Woods (1904-1990), professional illustrator: illustrations, extracted from letters sent home to his wife and children while with 314th Field Security Section, Intelligence Corps, in Sicily and Italy, together with explanatory notes, depicting Italian people and scenes he witnessed, showing the everyday life of people in Sicily and his interactions with them 1943-1944 (Documents.27346)

Imperial War Museum Photograph Archive

  • Ernst Wilhelm Wenders (b1945), German filmmaker, playwright, author, and photographer: limited edition set of five C Type chromogenic mounted and framed prints of Ground Zero in New York taken in the wake of the 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks in 2001 2001-2020 (2020-11-01)

National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum

  • Duffy Ayers (1915-2017), artist and teacher: manuscript diary 1940-1949 (MSL/2020/1)
  • Robert Gallon (1845-1925), artist: typescript autobiography 1925 (MSL/2020/2)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA, USA: The Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art 1911-2011: An Illustrated Timeline 2011-2014 (A2020/2)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Charles Bisset (1717-1791), physician and military engineer: watercolour plans (13) of military fortifications c1745 (Acc.14157)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Dr Pete Davies (fl1983-1994), photographer: papers and corresp, mostly rel to exhibitions of his work, including 'Great tin sheds of Wales' (1985), 'Celtic Light' (1989), 'Landscapes at the Tabernacle' (1990) and 'Northern Light' (1993); together with publications 1983-1994
  • David Jones (1895-1974), poet and artist: letters (126), to Valerie Wynne-Williams (née Price), two addressed to her husband Michael ("Mihangel") and one to them both. Some letters (15) illustrated with coloured pencil, pen and ink drawings and inscriptions 1959-1974 (NLW MS 24167)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • The Arts Lab and New Arts Lab: archive of David Curtis, cinema manager, and Biddy Peppin co-gallery manager, incl correspondence with artists, writers and other celebrities, distributors, and potential funders; schedules, press releases, newsletters and programme notes; material rel to festivals, exhibitions and conferences 1967-1971 (TGA 202011)
  • George Barber (b 1958), British video artist: archive incl digital material, dummy artists books (2), 16mm optical print of 'Withdrawal' (1994) and copies of video cassettes 'Scratch video vol. 1' (1984) and 'Video high vol. 2' (1994), ephemera, photographs, and personal material relating to his birthplace, Guyana 1980s-2010s (TGA 202010)
  • Guy Brett (1942-2021), art critic and curator: papers 1960s-2010s (TGA 20208)
  • Chris Meigh-Andrews (b 1952), British video artist, curator, historian, writer, and educator: archive, incl installation project files; general correspondence; scripts of early videos; catalogues; lecture notes; research material from PhD; draft texts and proofs of publications, educational materials 1970s-2010s (TGA 20209)
  • Victor Newsome (1935-2018), English artist: archive, incl sketchbooks/notebooks (32), typescript writings, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, publications, and a handmade easel and frames (3) c1940-2018 (TGA 20203)
  • William Roberts (1895-1980), English painter: personal and professional archives, incl Vorticist-related material, correspondence, photograph albums, material rel to Jacob Kramer (1892-1962), painter; letters to his wife to be, Sarah, from the front during the First World War 1910s-1970s (TGA 202012)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Brenda Prince (b1950) photographer: photographic archive c1975-2005 (PRINCE)
  • Delia Vair (fl2016-2020), fetish photographer: photographic archive 2016-2020 (DVA)
  • Alex Rueda (fl2017-2020), photographer: digital photography archive of fetish events and portraiture 2017-2020 (RUEDA)
  • Maggie Murray (fl1967-2020), photographer: photographic archive 1967-2001 (MURRAY)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Thomas Fitzpatrick (1860-1912), illustrator and cartoonist: illuminated address for Revd Bedell Stanford (1873-1945) 1901 (RCB Library MS 1107)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • John Hurworth Hutchinson (1934-2018), architect and artist: research papers and notebooks, original and photocopied artwork, correspondence, photographs and slides rel to architectural subjects, especially churches c1950-2018 (JHUT (2020/064))

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Arthur James Ranson (b1939), comic book illustrator: comics, collected editions, gaphic novels, other material, including art prints by son John Ranson c1950-2020 (ACC 2020/1170)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Fenwick Lawson (b1932), sculptor: papers 1950s-2010s (FLW)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • June Cashman (1933-2018) costume designer and maker: exercise books, folder containing costume designs and patterns 1954 (MS 2247)
  • Arthur Ransome (1884-1967), author and journalist, Faith Jacques, (1923-1997) illustrator, Hugh Brogan (1936-2019) British historian and biographer: papers, correspondence, official documentation, framed illustrations, books, set of fishing flies, video tape 1910-2019 (BC MS 20c Ransome)
  • Simon Armitage (b 1963) English poet, playwright, novelist and professor: ms notebooks, ms and typescript drafts, research notes, correspondence, leaflets, flyers, photocopies, stickers, cards, diaries, mini-discs, cassettes, vinyl records, CDs, VHS tapes, photographs, published works in various languages 2014-2020 (BC MS 20c Armitage)

Liverpool John Moores University

  • Liverpool Biennial: envelope (1) of music scores - label on packaging "Ari Benjamin Meyers Scores Extras" (2018) 2018 (N/A)
  • Stanley Reed (1908-1978), artist: folder (1) of personal letters to friend Donald Davenport Lynch 1937-1978 (N/A)

Manchester University: Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre

  • Hafsah Bashir (fl 2020): copy of #InstaLiveHaikus an artistic response to Covid-19 2020 (2020/6)

Manchester University: Methodist Archives and Research Centre

  • Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962), painter: autograph sitters books (2) 1920-1936 (GB 133 FOS)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Jeffrey Addison Nuttall, (1933-2004), artist and author: papers of Paul Davies rel to Jeff Nuttall incl a series of unpublished mss by, and corresp with, Nuttall c1975-1985 (GB 133 PDN)

Oxford University: Griffith Institute

  • Postcards produced by Lehnert & Landrock, featuring hand painted landscapes of Giza pyramids, Great Sphinx, and Cairo; and postcards produced by A. K. Mayorkino, incl photographs of modern buildings in Port Said c1900-1925 (GI Postcards 31-49)

Sheffield University Library

  • Cartoon of 'Mundella and his Committee', rel to Anthony John Mundella (1825-1897), Liberal MP, and the 1868 Sheffield elections mid 19th cent (2020/01)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Cartoon Saloon, animation studio, Kilkenny: drawings of the animated film 'The Secret of Kells' 2000-2009 (11621)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • William Bell Scott (1811-1890), Scottish artist: manuscript letter addressed to George Wallis (181191) art teacher and museum curator, South Kensington Museum, London 1889 (Ladd/6460)
  • Flatpack Festival, Birmingham: records rel to the festival, which organised a series of events and exhibitions focusing on aspects of social, cultural, and political life in Birmingham in 1968, concentrating on protest, photography, psychedelia, and redevelopment, and incl events rel to the 1968 student protest at the University of Birmingham 1968-2020 (MS986)

University of Bristol: Theatre Collection

  • Mark Haddon (fl1960-1970), set and costume designer, prop maker and artist: papers relating to his work, incl designs, artwork, production photographs, newspaper cuttings, programmes, printed material, and erotic gay artwork produced under the pseudonym 'Orsen' 1960s-1970s (BTC282)