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Major accessions to repositories in 2020 relating to Education


Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives: Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • St Andrew's Special School, Inverurie: daily registers and School Fund cash books 1994-2009 (ED/GR6SP/G1)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Holgate Grammar School; school photograph featuring all staff and pupils 1938 (A/3866/E)
  • Wombwell Park Street Council School: boys' department Record of Corporal Punishment book 1931-1953 (A/3856/E)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Garth Hill College, Bracknell: Covid-19 records 2020 (SCH49acc10686)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Radcliffe Riverside School: administration records, registers and photographs 1930-1990 (SRR)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Henry Morris Memorial Trust: minutes, accounts, correspondence, application forms 1964-2019 (R120/038)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Bishop Wilson Church Of England Aided Primary School: accounts and corresp 1926-1990 (SL 634)

Clackmannanshire Archives & Local History Service

  • Alloa Academy: records incl admission registers, log books, school magazines, photographs c1890-2000 (A/2020/2)

Coventry Archives

  • Selina Dix (1859-1942), teacher and social campaigner: memorial programme 1942 (Acc: PA3493)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Town Bank Grammar School (later Victoria High School), Ulverston: copy letters rel to evacuees who attended the school during the Second World War 1939-1946 (BDS 19)

Dundee City Archives

  • Hillside Primary School, Dundee: records incl admission registers, photographs, calendar, grant of arms, newspaper cuttings 1963-2014 (S57)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Torrance Primary School: records incl log books, admission registers, class registers, handbooks, photographs, historical notes 1904-2011 (2020/5)

Glamorgan Archives

  • School records from Dinas and Rhondda: Graig Ddu Infants admission registers; Craig yr Eos Infants admission registers, log book; Dinas Junior Boys admission register, log book; Dinas Junior School admission registers; Mid Rhondda Schools Football League minute book 1901-2002 (D1788)
  • Cardiff University: School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences minutes, certificates and corresp 20th cent (D1787)

Glasgow City Archives

  • The Planning Exchange, Glasgow: memorandum and articles of association, minutes and reports 1972-2002 (TD2114)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester Training College of Domestic Science: photographs, personal housekeeper's account book, and practical electricity work book 1935-1945 (15280)
  • Sally Self (fl1996), of Cheltenham: papers rel to a study visit for German teachers of English incl a programme of the seminar, information about the study visit, certificate of attendance, menus, and slides and photographs from Cheltenham and other places in Gloucestershire 1996 (15360)

Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)

  • Culcheth Hall School for Girls: images of the school and pupils 1891-2011 (GB124.2020/20)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Portchester Community School: records, incl minutes of Full Governing Body meetings and committee meetings, policy documents, Headteacher's reports to Governors, annual reports (year-end review magazines), PANDA reports (statistical comparisons), Strategic Plans, School's Instrument of Government, and OFSTED report for Campus Day Nursery 2000-2013 (39A20)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • All Saints School, Freshwater: school records, incl admission registers, attendance registers, punishment book and photographs 1916-2001 (IWCRO: Ac 2020/022)
  • Royal Isle of Wight School of Nursing: register of nurses, library information handbook, posters 1942-1960 (IWCRO: Ac 2020/033)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • National Union of School Students/Radical Education: rebel newspapers and handouts c1973 (GB127.2020/47)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Churchill school: log books, admission registers, reports, managers' and trustees' minutes, accounts, correspondence files, and sale particulars 1863-1993 (6852)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • Whiston National School: records incl reports into the running of the school, and on religious education at the school, and letter approving grant for the sum of £25,000 1896-1910 (1119-E)

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)

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

  • Walton Hall Special School, Eccleshall: attendance records, financial records, stock and clothing books, plans, copy photographs and other memorabilia 1948-1988 (D7831)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Meir School, Longton: log book 1928-48 (SD 1880)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Marston Sicca Government School: log book 1878-1918 (CR5092)


Historic Environment Scotland (formerly RCAHMS)

  • William Kininmonth (1904-1988), architect: drawings (2) of the Mary Erskine School, Edinburgh, Scotland 1964 (2020/42)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • John Maxwell Geddes (1941-2017), composer and academic: papers 1951-2018 (Acc.14147)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Cronfa Glyndwr yr Ysgolion Cymraeg, Welsh-medium education organisation: trustee minutes 1986-2016

Tate Gallery Archive

  • 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)


Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives

  • Professor John Heywood (fl 1960-1970): papers rel to the development of the JMB A-level in Engineering Science 1960s-1970s (N/A)

Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Barbara Stilwell (fl2020), nurse, nurse researcher & academic: oral history interview conducted by Dianne Yarwood 2020 (3271)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Aberdeen Agricultural Graduates Association: minutes, bulletins 1987-2019 (929)
  • University of Aberdeen, Natural Philosophy Department: files 19th-21st cent (928)

Abertay University Archives

  • Abertay University: Abertay Coronavirus Archive, incl a collection of official communications, community updates, and significant online events recorded during the Covid-19 pandemic period of 2020, such as Graduations, Digital Graduation Show, Prizegiving, Open Day, and an Archives Exhibition "A Factory In Miniature" 2020 (ACC090)
  • Abu Karim (fl 1967-2020), former student at Dundee Technical College: interview about the life of his friend, former jute manufacture student Kalam Chowdhury, incl why he came to Dundee from East Pakistan, the career he had in Dundee, the positive effect of religion on his life, and his contribution to the community 2020 (ACC063)
  • Alastair Scott (fl 2020), former Jute Manufacture student at Dundee Technical College: Memories Re-Animated interview, rel to his experience as a student at the College, his role in the family business and how the jute industry provided him with travelling opportunities, his experience with synthetic fibres, and his involvement with the university for the creation of the jute museum at Verdant Works 2020 (ACC067)
  • Alexander Robertson (fl 1966-2020), former Mechanical and Production engineering student at Dundee Technical College: Memories Re-animated interview incl his memories of studying at the College, and rel to his accommodation in "digs", and using early computers 2020 (ACC073)
  • Christina Howie (fl 1980-2020), former Nursing student at Dundee College of Technology: Memories Re-animated interview rel to her experience on the course, the close friendships she developed with fellow students, the social life, her subsequent career as a nurse, how things have changed, incl improved attitudes towards nurses in light of Covid 2020 (ACC075)
  • Dundee and District Association for the Promotion of Technical Education: minutes 1888-1907 (GB 3516 DAPTE)
  • Dundee Institute of Technology: student radio show audio reels "You Can Do It At DIT" 1993 (ACC070)
  • Dundee Technical College Former Students Association: minutes 1947-1977 (GB 3516 DTCFS)
  • Jenny McNeill (fl 1975-1979), former Nursing student at Dundee College of Technology: Memories Re-animated interview incl her experiences as one of the first nursing degree students at the College in 1975, and her subsequent career nd (ACC080)
  • Kader Chowdhury (fl 2020), son of Kalam Chowdhury, former jute manufacture student at Dundee Technical College: interview rel to the life of Kalam Chowdhury, incl why he came to Dundee from East Pakistan, the career he had in Dundee, the positive effect of religion on his life, his contribution to the community 2020 (ACC062)
  • William Mohieddeen (fl 2012), former Abertay University Students Association President: images from the Hands off Abertay campaign, and All Taygether Now campaign against merging Abertay University with the University of Dundee and Dundee and Angus College, incl posters, photos of a rally and handing over a petition to SNP Education Minister Kenny McAskill MSP 2012 (ACC083)
  • Louise Giblin (fl 1992-1997), former Biotechnology student at Abertay University: Memories Re-animated interview rel to her experiences as student, incl in student societies and activism, her first parachute jump, the transition to university status, and her subsequent career working for the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency nd (ACC081)
  • William Mohieddeen (fl 2012), former Abertay University Students Association President: Memories Re-animated interview rel to his journey into university, his reasons for standing for Student Association President and the successful campaigns against the proposed merger of the higher educational institutions in Dundee 2020 (ACC077)
  • Sumant Mathure (fl 1987-1992), former Mechanical Engineering Research Student at the Dundee Institute of Technology: Memories Re-animated interview rel to his time studying at the College, his journey from India to Dundee, and the work he did on continuous casting with precious metals 2020 (ACC068)
  • Rebecca Wade (fl 2020), Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science at Abertay University: Memories Re-animated Interview rel to her career and achievements at the University in Environmental Science, her work as a STEM Ambassador, and her experiences on the Homeward Bound leadership initiative nd (ACC079)
  • Nick Hamilton (fl 1994), former academic at Abertay University: Memories Re-animated interview rel to his background in engineering, his roles at Dundee Institute of Technology / Abertay University, his memories of gaining university status and the celebratory events in 1994 2020 (ACC072)
  • Richard Irvine (fl1998), former research student and Environmental Studies lecturer at Abertay University: Memories Re-Animated interview rel to his course and career at DIT, incl his work on developing environmentally sustainable compost, and acting as an intermediary between industry and the university when he worked for the Abertay Centre for the Environment 2020 (ACC066)
  • Graham Milne (fl 1982), former Civil Engineering student: Memories Re-animated interview incl memories of taking the College Rugby team to an international universities rugby tournament in Bilbao, Spain, how things have changed at the university since his time there, and the importance of taking advantage of the social aspects of university as well as the educational benefits 2020 (ACC074)
  • David Ross (fl 1994-2020), former Dean of Faculty of Science, Abertay University: Memories Re-Animated interview rel to his time in senior management, being the Dean of the Faculty of Science, incl teaching chemistry, students and lecturers that he remembers, how things have changed since he was at the University, and the role that he played in the Dundee Institute of Technology gaining its University status 2020 (ACC065)
  • Ahmar Ghafoor (fl 1994-2020), former Mechatronics student at Abertay University: Memories Re-animated interview rel to his time as a student, incl the societies he was involved with, his project to design and build a computer, the changes that university status brought, how the university has changed since then, and his subsequent career 2020 (ACC076)
  • Abu Karim (fl 1967-2020), former student at Dundee Technical College: articles, "From Dacca to Dundee", about his journey to Dundee to study textiles at the College in 1972, and his subsequent life in the city 2020 (ACC088)

Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Emyr Pierce Jones (1926-1987), former student of Bangor University: papers incl examination papers, pass lists, typed and manuscript notes on lectures, short stories c1940-1959 (2020/5)
  • Coleg Normal, teacher training college, Bangor: photographs, account books, magazines c1864-2014 (2020/11)

Bath University Archives

  • Professor Angus Buchanan (1930-2020) and Dr Brenda Buchanan (1930-2020), historians: correspondence and papers rel to academic research in industrial archaeology and the history of engineering and technology c1930-2019 (BUCHANAN)

Cambridge University: Trinity College Library

  • Thomas Hebbes (d1766), clergyman: student diary and accounts 1755-56 (

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • George Dalgliesh (fl 1660-1662), University of Edinburgh student: student notes on natural philosophy lectures given by Thomas Craford, containing commentaries to Aristotle's major works "transcribed" by Dalgliesh and dictated by Craford 1660-1662 (Coll-2012; SC-Acc-2020-0095)
  • Manuscript (44 pages) titled 'Heads of Dr. Ferguson's Lectures 1760', apparently by a student who attended lectures of Adam Ferguson (1723-1816), Scottish philosopher and historian, at Edinburgh University 1760 (SC-Acc-2020-0060)
  • Margaret (Megan) Browne (1911-1991), senior lecturer in sociology and acting head of the School of Social Study, University of Edinburgh: personal papers, and papers rel to professional career as a social worker and educator 1940-1960 (Coll-2010; SC-Acc-2020-0015)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Duncan Black (1908-1991), economist: correspondence incl promotion letter and postcard from Blackwell Publishing 1936-1953 (ACCN 00004)
  • Glasgow University: films and other documents rel to Covid-19 created by the Communications Office; support material, exams and captures of Moodle material rel to online examinations 2020 (ACCN 4347, 4349, 4351, 4353, 4354)

Lancaster University Library Special Collections

  • Mary Hamilton (b1949), author: Adult Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL: A Critical History of Policy and Practice 1970-2000 1970-2000

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • 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

  • Patricia Margaret Dunlop (fl 1936-1939): photograph album documenting time at Liverpool Physical Training College 1936-1939 (N/A)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Michael Armstrong (1934-2016), progressive educationalist: correspondence, draft papers, notes, lectures and published and unpublished articles 1983-2015 (ARM)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Manchester University: Hulme Hall: hall association records 1952-2020 (GB 133 HHH)
  • James Patterson, (fl1930s-1940s), scholar and biographer: mss, research notes and corresp incl the research material of Rosalind Dobbs and Allen Lane 1897-1939 (GB 133 GGC)
  • University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology Radio Society: records 1959-1993 (GB 133 TRS)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • University of Reading, Old Students' Association: records incl minutes, admin files and newsletters; memorabilia sent in by members, incl photographs of laying the foundation stone at Whiteknights, 1955 1901-1984 (MS 5707)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Young Women's Christian Association College, Selly Oak: records of events and annual reports, photographs of YWCA activities and facilities in Britain and overseas 1931-1952 (1354)
  • Professor Duncan Gallie (fl1959-1993), academic: French trade union records assembled for research purposes 1959-1993 (1376)