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Backhouse and Mounsey collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 13
Overview: The collection comprises etchings, lithographs, and drawings by Edward Backhouse, Edward Backhouse Mounsey, and other members of the Backhouse and Mounsey families of Darlington (County Durham) in the early 19th century.
Dates: 1819-1856

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

John Bastin archive

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Call Number: MSS 55
Overview: The collection comprises proofs for book illustrations engraved on wood by John Bastin.
Dates: circa 1840-1851

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

 Collection
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

Botanical collages from the circle of Booth Grey

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 65
Overview: The collection comprises 139 hand-cut paper collages on paper prepared with watercolor, created by Booth Grey (1740-1802) or those in his circle of acquaintances, in the manner of the well-known "paper mosaics" made by Mrs. Delany.
Dates: 1790s

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

Ken Campbell archive

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Call Number: MSS 25
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1975-2003 and reveals Ken Campbell's creative process throughout his career as a book artist. The bulk of the collection contains Ken Campbell's artist book materials and separate prints which relate to several of his books. Proofs, extra sheets, letterpress forms, zinc etching plates, photographs, negatives and dummies document Campbell's creative process. The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
Dates: 1975-2003

Carr family collection of travel sketches, scrapbooks, and genealogical material

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Call Number: MSS 8
Overview: The collection comprises travel sketches, scrapbooks, and genealogical material concerning the Carr family of Northumberland, England.
Dates: 1699-1981, bulk 1811-1899

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

Clayton family papers

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Call Number: MSS 2
Overview: Papers related to the Clayton family house in London and the estate of its first owner, Dorothea Clayton. Includes an inventory of the house and its library; receipts for repairs, household expenses; lease and sales offers; and documents relating to Dorothea Clayton's estate.
Dates: 1814-1871

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

Collection of Cabaret Theatre Club and Cave of the Golden Calf printed ephemera

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Call Number: MSS 50
Overview: The collection comprises 11 items of printed ephemera concerning the Cabaret Theatre Club and the Cave of the Golden Calf. The items include: a preliminary prospectus (April, 1912); a general program (May, 1912); a prospectus for the second season (September, 1912); a preliminary announcement of the performance season of the Intimate Theatre Society (late 1912?); a program for June 17, 1913, featuring a performance of Bastien und Bastienne; membership application forms for the Cabaret Theatre...
Dates: 1912-1914

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

Edgeworthstown archive

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Call Number: MSS 48
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises designs, notes & miscellaneous papers relating to buildings and agricultural improvements for Edgeworthstown, Richard Lovell Edgeworth's model village in Ireland, 1796-1815. Most of the designs and notes are by Daniel Augustus Beaufort, father in law of R.L. Edgeworth.
Dates: 1796-1815