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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

Botanical collages from the circle of Booth Grey

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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

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

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

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

Ellen Fenton Diaries of Travels to Boulogne-sur-Mer

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Call Number: MSS 28
Overview: The collection comprises illustrated manuscript diaries of Ellen Fenton of Haven Green House, Ealing, which chronicle her summer family vacations to Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1854-1862, in nine volumes.
Dates: 1854-1862

James Forbes archive: A voyage from England to Bombay with descriptions in Asia, Africa, and South America

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Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises thirteen manuscript volumes, each of which contains numerous illustrations as well as transcriptions of letters originally composed while Forbes was in India, with a particular concentration on the natural history of India. The manuscript was finished in 1800, although most of the drawings are those done at the time of the voyage, circa 1765-1776. Volume 1 includes a presentation page, dated 11 April 1800, in which Forbes gives the set to his daughter, Elizabeth Rosée...
Dates: circa 1765-1800