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Matthew Shepperson archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 32
Overview: The collection comprises manuscript material concerning Matthew Shepperson, portrait copyist, art instructor to elite lords and ladies, and collector of portraits
Dates: 1810-1869

Sam Smith Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: The collection comprises original work by Sam Smith including ink drawings, mock-ups, hand-carved wooden boats, paper model sets, typescripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1996, bulk 1972-1979

Joseph Southall archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 80
Overview: The collection comprises 14 autograph letters from Joseph Southall to Laurence Hodson; a catalog of paintings by Southall; and three additional lists of works by Southall.
Dates: 1898-1910

Wake and Bellhouse collection

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Call Number: MSS 33
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.” The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in...
Dates: 1862-1892

James Wales archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 26
Overview: The collection comprises diaries, notebooks, and other manuscript documents concerning the travels of James Wales in India, with a particular focus on antiquities of Poona and the nearby cave temples of Ellora.
Dates: 1786-1797

Alfred Wareing archive

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Call Number: MSS 49
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises material relating to the theatrical manager and producer, Alfred Wareing, and his family. Incudes photographs, correspondence and clippings.
Dates: ca. 1891-2007

Whyte Family Correspondence

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Call Number: MSS 19
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence sent to Eva, Lizzie Hester, and Sylvie Whyte by family and friends in the 1880s and 1890s, and provides insight into the lives of adolescent girls growing up in Victorian England in the fashionable Midlands town of Malvern, and their travels abroad.
Dates: 1880-1892

Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis

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Call Number: MSS 53
Overview: The collection comprises 15 letters from Thomas Woolner to John Frederick Lewis, written between 1874 and 1876. It also includes 5 letters from Woolner to Lewis’s wife, Marian Harper, one letter from Lewis to dealer William Vokins, and several letters from Woolner’s wife and daughter. The letters primarily concern Lewis’s declining health—he died several months after the last letter in the collection—Woolner’s admiration for Lewis’s painting, updates on the politics of the Royal Academy and...
Dates: 1863-1914, bulk 1874-1876

Stanley Wootton archive

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Call Number: MSS 40
Overview: The collection comprises letters addressed to Stanley Wootton, 1933-1934, concerning horse racing and the race course at Epsom, England (home of the Derby horse race)
Dates: 1933-1934