Accessions List - Pre War

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
3 Roy Westlake Collection, 1930s-1990s Photographic RW
4 Plymouth Barbican Association Papers, 1900s-1960s Printed material PBA
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
17 Maps, Devon and Cornwall, 1890s-1980s Printed AD/9
21 Doidges Westcountry Annuals, 1890s-1970s Printed AD/11
23 George Forrest Collection, 1900s-1960s Photographic PD/3/1
24 Photograph Albums, Dorothy M Watkins, 1920s-1960s Photographic AD/8
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
33 Old Drakonians Association, 1918-1998 Photographic/printed AD/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
44 Volumes, Palace Theatre Accounts, 1921-1923, 1931, 1935 Printed/manuscript AD/15
47 William Gilhen Collection, 1890s-1930s Photographic PD/19
49 Mayflower Sailing Club, 1936 Photographic PD/20
51 Cooperative Society Collection, 1900s-1990s Photographic CS
52 Tamar Protection Society Collection (Francis Elliott), 1900s-1970s Photographic TPS
57 Dave Steer Collection, 1900s-2000s Photographic PD/23
59 George Forrest Collection (accruals), 1900s-1960s Photographic PD/3/2
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
67 Aerial, Plymouth Hoe and various locations in Devon, 1900s, 1930s Photograph PD/29
69 Pre-war model of Plymouth and associated drawings/photographs, 1933, 1960s, 2007-2009 Photograph/Other AD/23
71 Golant near Fowey, Cornwall, 1911 Photograph PD/31
72 Stoke Damerel High School for Girls, 1910-1986 Photograph AD/24
76 Bubb Family Portrait, Plymouth, Devon, 1900s Photograph PD/34
77 Stevens Family outside Looe Street, 1920s Photograph PD/35
80 Album, Tuckers Stores, various locations, Warship Week and the Seven o’clock Regulars, 1920s-1950s Photograph AD/26
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
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
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
96 Post card images, Plymouth and Devon, 1900s-1960s Photograph PD/44
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
110 Photographs, Arthur Lee Collection, views of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall, 1900s-1930s Photograph ALEE
114 Photographs, Plymouth Barbican view, circa 1890s Photograph PD/50
115 Photographs, Edgar May Least, Mayor of Plymouth, family albums, 1900s Photograph AD/39
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
124 Photographs, steam locamotives, England, 1930s-1960s Photograph PD/55
125 Photographs, assorted views including Pennycross Swimming Group, 1890s-1960s Photograph PD/56
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

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