New accessions - January to March 2014

Posted on Tuesday 13th May 2014

Archives and manuscripts

Personal and family papers:


Sybil Kathleen Batley (1897-1978), MBE, MRCS, LRCP, medical missionary: papers and photographs, dated 1926-1987, predominantly concerning Dr Batley’s work as Superintendent of Iyi Enu Hospital, Onitsha (Church Mission Society Niger Mission) and arising from the period when she was CMS Regional Medical Adviser for West Africa; also including papers and notes relating to Nigeria accumulated after the end of her missionary career and correspondence and notes compiled by family members after her death. Finding No: CMSACC/1007

Kathleen Grace Lloyd (fl 1912-1943), nurse (additional deposit): photograph of Kathleen Lloyd, aged 90 years. Finding No: MS44

Records of organisations, societies and businesses:

British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (additional): BATOD newsletter, issue number 2 [2014]; ‘Annual Report and Accounts 2012-2013’. Finding No: BATOD

British Organ Archive (additional): 'BIOS: journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies', volume 37, 2013; 'BIOS Reporter', volume 38, number 1, January 2014; 21st century copies of papers dated 1937-2007 relating to the organs of All Saints, Lullington and St Mary the Virgin, Orchardleigh, Somerset. Finding No: BOA

Carlisle YMCA: illustrated centenary year programme for winter 1956 and winter programme for 1957/1958. Finding No: YMCA Section C1

Croydon YMCA: trust deed dated 9 October 1888. Finding No: YMCA/ACC57

Midland Masters Athletic Club (additional): 'The Midland Master Athlete', number 239, February 2014. Finding No: ATH

Toc H (additional): predominantly miscellaneous branch records (Charlton; Gorleston; Kings Norton and Northfield; Oatlands; Scartho; Solihull), 1929-c2013, printed materials, 1938-2013; audio and video cassettes and reel-to-reel films, c1958-late 20th century. Finding No: TocH

UK Youth (additional): papers of Carola Adams arising from her work as Girls Work officer and Youth Work Manager with responsibility for girls work, c1986-2013. Finding No: MS227

Artificial Collection:

Joseph Chamberlain Postcard Collection (additional): postcards, photopostcards and a Christmas card relating to Joseph Chamberlain and contemporary political issues including tariff reform [?late 19th century]-c1906. Finding No: MS821

University Archives

Academic Faculties, Schools and Departments:

Barber Institute/Music Department: concert programmes and papers relating to concerts and opera performances, 1945-2012

Student (Alumni) Papers:

Nicholls, Barbara: papers generated by the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies including Media Sub-Group papers and presentations; course notes; copies of examination papers for the MA in Cultural Studies, 1970s. Finding No: USS94

Reed, Henry (1914-1986): typescript copy of MA thesis entitled 'Early Life and Works of Thomas Hardy 1840-1878', 1936. Finding No: USS95

Curry, Linda: photocopy of MA thesis entitled 'Henry Reed: A Critical Edition of Selected Letters', 1997. Finding No: USS96