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Bainbridge deer park management archive

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Call Number: MSS 43
Overview: The collection includes correspondence and other manuscript material concerning the management of deer parks at Newburgh Priory, Yorkshire; Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire; and Paultons, Hampshire.
Dates: 1760-1821

Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant letters to Kenneth Clark and Jane Clark

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Call Number: MSS 39
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Dates: ca. 1920-ca.1969

Linda Benedict-Jones archive

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Call Number: MSS 57
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises material relating to 1970s and early 1980s British photography, including: an original copy of Benedict-Jones's MS thesis, "Contemporary British Photography" (MIT, 1982), which focuses on 10 photographers: Paul Trevor, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Martin Parr, Ron McCormick, Fay Godwin, John Blakemore, Paul Hill, Brian Griffin, Jo Spence, and Keith Arnatt -- A copy of POSITIVE, a publication of the MIT Creative Photography Laboratory, which summarize the thesis and the...
Dates: 1972-1992, bulk 1981-1982

Frank Brangwyn archive

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Call Number: MSS 67
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence, photographs, and printed material concerning the Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn.
Dates: ca. 1900-1920

John Britton archive

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Call Number: MSS 41
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, articles, cuttings, and other related material, concerning the English antiquary and topographer, John Britton (1771-1857).
Dates: 1839-1851

James Bruce archive

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Call Number: MSS 68
Scope and Contents: The archive comprises original manuscript material concerning the travels of James Bruce of Kinnaird in North Africa and Ethiopia, from 1762 to 1774. Bruce (1730-1794) was originally posted as British consul-general at Algiers, though his diplomatic service concluded in 1765. Over the next 10 years, Bruce traveled in North Africa to document the antiquities, flora, and fauna of the region. Bruce then traveled to Ethiopia to document the source of the Nile. The bulk of material concerns Bruce's...
Dates: ca. 1750-ca.1850.

Edward Burne-Jones Letters to Cormell Price

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Call Number: MSS 45
Overview: This collection comprises 16 items, including 15 letters from Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Cormell Price and 1 autograph envelope from Burne-Jones addressed to Price. The correspondence was written over the course of a decade, between 1852 and 1862. The letters are indicative of Burne-Jones and Price’s long and close friendship and are very affectionate and personal in nature. The letters are rich in detail, with Burne-Jones sharing news of mutual friends, his Oxford lessons, his social...
Dates: 1852-1862

Edward Burne-Jones Letters to John Ruskin

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Call Number: MSS 56
Overview: The collection comprises letters from Edward Burne-Jones to John Ruskin, written from 1862 to ca. 1889.
Dates: 1862-ca. 1889

Philip Hermogenes Calderon correspondence from John Everett Millais and Frederic Leighton

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Call Number: MSS 3
Overview: This collection includes letters sent by John Everett Millais and Frederic Leighton to Philip Hermogenes Calderon from 1886 to 1896.
Dates: 1886-1896

John Christie archive

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Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: The collection comprises material concerning the production of seven artist's books by John Christie.
Dates: 1975-1995

Collection of letters to Robert Clutterbuck concerning his History and antiquities of the county of Hertford

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Call Number: MSS 42
Scope and Contents: Clutterbuck's work was published as: The history and antiquities of the county of Hertford, compiled from the best printed authorities and original records, by Robert Clutterbuck (London: Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1815-1827).
Dates: 1808-1827

Cathy Courtney collection of artists' books ephemera

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Call Number: MSS 23
Overview: The collection comprises printed and manuscript material concerning contemporary British artists' books, compiled by Cathy Courtney. It includes exhibition invitations and announcements; press releases; prospectuses; catalogs; curricula vitae; correspondence; newsletters; interviews; artist's statements; brochures; and news articles.
Dates: circa 1982-circa 2003

Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens

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Call Number: MSS 10
Overview: This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake (London : Henry Colburn, 1829).
Dates: 1708-1875, bulk 1768-1836

Grimston family correspondence

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Call Number: MSS 27
Overview: The collection comprises Grimston family correspondence, primarily written by Rose Armatrude Frances Grimston (1859-1927) to her sister "Effie” (Florence Maria Grimston), 1872-1889.
Dates: 1872-1889

Hubert von Herkomer archive

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Call Number: MSS 72
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, prints, drawings, and publications concerning Hubert von Herkomer, and Herkomer's family.
Dates: 1862-1943

Jones family archive

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Call Number: MSS 18
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, travel journals, notebooks, and printed material concerning Charles Jones (1780-1850) and his descendants. The correspondence spans the better part of the nineteenth century (1805-1878), with the bulk of the letters dating from the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s; it offers a window into the life of a large middle-class dissenting family in mid nineteenth-century London.
Dates: 1805-1945

Daniel King Circle Press Archive

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Call Number: MSS 77
Overview: The collection comprises archival material for projects created by or for the Circle Press, including drawings, plans, experiments, prototypes, texts, correspondence, posters, blocks, plates, cutting and creasing forms, and some wood and metal type.
Dates: 1967-2003

Edward Lear archive

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Call Number: MSS 59
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, manuscript writings, lists of drawings, and printed material concerning the author and artist Edward Lear.
Dates: ca. 1840-1973

Miles & Edwards and Charles Hindley & Sons correspondence

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Call Number: MSS 4
Overview: Collection of letters from notable clients sent to the London interior decoration firm Miles & Edwards and its successor, Charles Hindley & Sons, from 1832 to 1875.
Dates: 1832-1875

Henry Perlee Parker collection

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Call Number: MSS 20
Overview: The collection includes two albums containing Parker's own record of the sale of his paintings and prints from his paintings.
Dates: 1822-1970