Accessions List - All

Administrative note:

Where item detail is given in bold denotes 'substantial' collections viz. those with pieces exceeding 100 and/or have multiple sections.
Where item format is underlined, denotes our 'living archive' collections viz. those created within the past decade which will be preserved for future enquiry.

NB: To access further information about each accession, click on the SWiB Ref. No where highlighted. For collections without a highlighted Ref. No please do contact us to request information or to book an appointment to view.

Accession No Detail Format SWiB Reference No
2 Harvey Crane theatre reviews, 1957-1983 Volumes HC
3 Roy Westlake Collection, 1940s-1990s Photographic RW
4 Plymouth Barbican Association Papers, 1900s-1960s Printed material PBA
5 Tecalemit Collection, 1936-1980 Photographic/printed T
6 Plymouth Argyle Collection, 1940s-2000s Photographic ARG/1
7 Newspapers and supplements, 1900s (1934/35) Printed material AD/1
8 Diaries, Dorothy Cecil Cary Elwes and WSH Coles, 1901-1944 Manuscript AD/2
9 Plymouth College Collection, 1902-1911 Photographic AD/3
10 Sale particulars, plans and building specifications, 1902-1957 Photographic AD/4
11 William 'Bill' Strauss Collection, 1930s-1980s Photographic WS
12 Topical Brochures, leaflets, 1920s-2000s Printed material AD/5
13 Sir Francis Chichester Album, 1967 Photographic AD/6
14 Wartime Incidents File (police photographs), 1941-1943 Photographic AD/7
15 Old Plymouth Society Collection, 1960s Photographic OP
16 Slides, various, Devon and Cornwall, 1960s/70s Photographic PD/1
17 Maps, Devon and Cornwall, 1890s-1980s Printed AD/9
18 Stratton Creber estate papers, 1960s-1980s Printed material/photographic EA
19 Plymouth Argyle Programmes, 1960s-2000s Printed ARG/2
20 Nipper Parsons Album of photographs, 1950s Photographic NP
21 Doidges Westcountry Annuals, 1890s-1970s Printed AD/11
22 Demolition of Marine Spa, Torquay, 1970s Photographic PD/2
23 George Forrest Collection, 1900s-1960s Photographic PD/3/1
24 Photograph Albums, Dorothy M Watkins, 1920s-1960s Photographic AD/8
25 Photograph, New George Street, Plymouth, 1940s Photographic PD/5
26 Transport, Devon, 1940s-2008 Photographic PD/6
27 Photograph, band stand and Plymouth Pier, 1920s Photographic PD/4
28 Derek Hiscock Collection, 1890-2007 Photographic PD/7
29 Photo card, Devonport, Devon, 1900s Photographic PD/8
30 Mike Tulley Collection, Plymouth, Devon, 1920-1960s Photographic PD/9
31 Photo card, Plymouth, Devon, 1900s Photographic PD/10
32 Civic Commemorative Album, 1967-1968 Photographic AD/12
33 Old Drakonians Association, 1918-1998 Photographic/printed AD/13
34 Building and Reconstruction, Plymouth, Devon, 1950s Photographic AD/14
35 Mike Yeats Collection, Plymouth, Devon, 2008 Photographic PD/11
36 St Mathias and Sherwell Church, Plymouth, Devon, 2008 Photographic PD/12
37 Langley Junior School, Plymouth, Devon, 1960s-2000s Photographic LANG
38 St Michaels Church, Devonport, Plymouth, 2007 Photographic PD/13
39 Plymstock Amateur Operatic Society and Carmenians, 1933-1969 Photographic/printed PD/14
40 Dingles Collection, 1930s-1990s Photographic DING
41 Nancy, Lady Astor, Plymouth, Devon, 1923 Photographic PD/15
42 George Street and St Levans Road, Plymouth, Devon, 1918 and 1986 Photographic PD/16
43 Michael Dyer Collection, 1990 Photographic PD/18
44 Volumes, Palace Theatre Accounts, 1921-1923, 1931, 1935 Printed/manuscript AD/15
45 JA Jones, RAF journals, 1950s-1980s Photographic/manuscript PD/17
46 Plymouth and Devonport, 1950s-1960s Photographic AD/16
47 William Gilhen Collection, 1890s-1930s Photographic PD/19
48 Construction of the Tamar Bridge, 1959-1961 Photographic AD/17
49 Mayflower Sailing Club, 1936 Photographic PD/20
50 Plymouth and Devon, 1960s-1970s Photographic PD/21
51 Cooperative Society Collection, 1900s-1990s Photographic CS
52 Tamar Protection Society Collection (Francis Elliott), 1900s-1970s Photographic TPS
53 Gordon Sparks Collection, 2008-2010 Photographic PD/22
54 Electrical Lighting Installations, Devon, Cornwall and others, 1950s Photographic AD/18
55 Totnes, Devon, 1950s Photographic AD/19
56 Plymstock, Oreston, Elburton and Goosewell, 1950s Photographic AD/20
57 Dave Steer Collection, 1900s-2000s Photographic PD/23
58 Keith Lowes Collection, 1970s-1980s Photographic AD/21
59 George Forrest Collection (accruals), 1900s-1960s Photographic PD/3/2
60 Street scenes, Plymouth, Devon, 1950s-1060s Photographic AD/22
61 Simon Gommery Collection, 2000s Photographic SG
62 Tamar Way, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, 1950s Photographic PD/24
63 Post card images, St Budeaux and Saltash Passage, 1900s Photographic PD/25
64 Devon and Dorset Regiment, Mount Street School Interiors, 1930s Photographic PD/26
65 Police Traffic Survey, Plymouth, 1937 Photograph PD/27
66 Plymouth, 1960s Photograph PD/28
67 Aerial, Plymouth Hoe and various locations in Devon, 1900s, 1930s Photograph PD/29
68 Aerial views, Citadel, Cattedown, Millbay, Royal William Yard, 1990s Photograph PD/30
69 Pre-war model of Plymouth and associated drawings/photographs, 1933, 1960s, 2007-2009 Photograph/Other AD/23
70 Paul Thompson Collection, 2000s Photograph PFT
71 Golant near Fowey, Cornwall, 1911 Photograph PD/31
72 Stoke Damerel High School for Girls, 1910-1986 Photograph AD/24
73 Plymouth Barbican and surrounding areas, 1960s-1970s Photograph PD/32
74 Derek Hiscock Collection, 1950s-1960s (accruals) Photograph PD/7/29
75 ARP Wardens, Pounds House, Plymouth, 1940s Photograph PD/33
76 Bubb Family Portrait, Plymouth, Devon, 1900s Photograph PD/34
77 Stevens Family outside Looe Street, 1920s Photograph PD/35
78/79 Development of Plymouth Parkway, 1990s Photograph AD/25
80 Album, Tuckers Stores, various locations, Warship Week and the Seven o’clock Regulars, 1920s-1950s Photograph AD/26
81 Devonia Collection (Florence Millar) 1960s-1970s Photograph AD/27
82 Alfred Silas Alger Collection, Plymouth and Plymouth personalities, 1911 Photograph AD/28
83 Album, ‘Plymouth Memories, 1921’ (inc. St Ives, Penzance, Reading and France), 1920s-1940s Photograph AD/29
84 Efford Marsh views, 2000s Photograph AD/30
85 Pete Goss photographs and radio log books (includes various locations in Devon, Tamar High School), 1970-1994 Photograph/manuscript PD/36
86 Excavations of Pilchard Place Palaces, Barbican and demolition of St Michael’s Church, Plymouth, 1994, 2007 Photograph PD/37
87 Brunswick Hotel, Barbican, 1880s Photograph PD/38
88 Research notes compiled by Vicky Norman for her book, Nancy, Lady Astor, 2007-2009 (1919-1960s) Printed PD/39
89 Family history, Edwin Charles Dawe of Plymouth, 1938 (2009) Photograph/printed PD/40
90 Portland Square Memorial, 2009 Photograph PD/41
91 John Boulden Collection, 1887-1920s Photograph PD/42
1 Western Morning News Collection, early images of George Street (Plymouth) and Plymouth Hoe, 1900s (accruals) Photograph WMN
92 Educational Resource Packs created by Devon County Council, 1970s Photograph PD/43
93 Photographs, Plymouth slides (some stereo), 1950s/60s Photograph AD/31
94 Photographs, night shows and street scenes, Plymouth, 1976 Photograph AD/32
95 Photographs, Mount Batten Development, Development Corporation, Plymouth, nd Photograph AD/33
96 Post card images, Plymouth and Devon, 1900s-1960s Photograph PD/44
97 Photographs, Plymouth and Devon, Ron Garrett Collection, 1960s Photograph AD/34
98 Photographs, named frigates (HMS), Ken Hopkins Collection, nd Photograph AD/35
99 Photographs, family portraits, Ivy Ainsworth of Plymouth, 1900s-1960s Photograph AD/36
100 Post card images, theatre programmes, Hippodrome, Devonport, nd Literary/printed AD/37
101 Photographs, Plymouth and Tavistock views, 1900s/2000s Photograph PD/45
102 Newspaper extracts, accounts of the Plymouth Blitz, 1941 Photograph PD/46
103 Photographs, war memorials of Plymouth, Nicola Broadbent Collection (UoP), 2009-2010 Photograph NB
104 Photographs, Burrator, Dartmoor, Anya Smith Collection (UoP), 2009-2010 Photograph AS
105 Photographs, Abbey Place, Tavistock, Sep 1992 Photograph PD/47
106 Photographs, Ana Langridge Collection, (UoP), 2009-2010 Photograph AL
107 Photographs, Louis Little Collection (UoP), 2009-2010 Photograph LL
108 Photographs, family views, Richard Skinner Collection, nd Photograph PD/48
109 Photographs, FOTONOW Archive Photograph FTNW
110 Photographs, Arthur Lee Collection, views of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall, 1900s-1930s Photograph ALEE
111 Photographs, Richard Thurstone Collection, views of Plymouth, 1950s-2010 Photograph PD/49
112 Photographs, Return of Sir Francis Chichester, 1967 Photograph AD/38
113/123 Photographs, Views of Plymstock, Oreston and Hooe, 1960s (David Hockings Archive) Photograph DH
114 Photographs, Plymouth Barbican view, circa 1890s Photograph PD/50
115 Photographs, Edgar May Least, Mayor of Plymouth, family albums, 1900s Photograph AD/39
116 Photographs, David King Archive, Barbican development, 1960s Photograph PD/51
117 Photographs, Views of Plymouth, 1960s Photograph AD/40
118 Photographs, Plymouth in the 1920s, (Ron Andrews Collection) Photograph RA
119 Photographs, Telephone Exchange and street scenes, Plymouth, 1930s Photograph PD/52
120 Photographs, shop fronts, Looe Street, Plymouth, 1920s Photograph PD/53
121 Photographs, Cooperative football team and bakery, 1950s Photograph PD/54
122 Newspapers, Western Morning News and Herald (assorted), 1945-1990s Printed material AD/1/4
124 Photographs, steam locamotives, England, 1930s-1960s Photograph PD/55
125 Photographs, assorted views including Pennycross Swimming Group, 1890s-1960s Photograph PD/56
126 Photographs, Parkway Development, 1990s Photograph PD/57
127 Photographs, Views of Plymouth, 1960s Photograph AD/41
128 Photographs, Norman Hine Collection, Trevor Howard at Millbay, 1950s Photograph NH
129 Photographs, Clatworthy Family Portraits, 1900s/2000s Photograph PD/58
130 Photographs, visit of Queen Elizabeth to Devonport, 1942 Photograph PD/59
131 Photographs, assorted views of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall, 1900s Photograph PD/60
132 Photographs, Dyer family album, Golant near Fowey, Cornwall, 1850s-1980s Photograph PD/61
133 Photographs, Reed family photographs, Plymouth, Devon, 1900s Photograph PD/62
134 Photographs, views of Plymouth and out of County, 1900s Photograph AD/42
135 Photographs, Keith Saunders photographs, Farleys and rebuilding of Plymouth, 1940s-1950s Photograph AD/43

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