Archive Custodian

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20 photos of various locations in Nottingham. Too interesting to throw away! Found by Ruth I Johns in the cellar of a Nottingham property whilst sorting unconnected archives 2004/2005. Deposited with City of Nottingham Libraries and Information Division (Angel Row Local Studies Library, Nottingham NG1 6HP) 20 January 2005
Born in the Gardener's Cottage at Tapton House [Derbyshire] by George Philpott Detailed memoir of the son of the Head Gardener on a country estate at Tapton + sketch plans, written when aged over 70 [1986]. Useful for researching country ways,' historical context and family history. Also correspondence re source of the manuscript. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders Derbyshire Record Office
County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG
http://www,derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/search
920.PHI
Bulwell Church Institute 1886 – 1979: the story of a club by R T Terry 146-page typescript book (with photos) from the author’s research of minute books and ‘a great mass of material’ available at the time the Institute was pulled down in 1979. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Accession number 8084 Deposit
Chalk Marks in the Rain: a study of British Women's Opposition to the First World War by Finola Doogan
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MA thesis [1992 hardback]. Keywords feminist history, First World War, Peace Movement, working class communities, activism, local study. See pdf for more details. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders. Quaker Library, Friends House, 173, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. There is also a copy in Bradford Central Library Deposited 26 April 2013
Changing Years in Harborough Magna by Aileen Wright Limited edition 175-page printed book including many photos. Tells the history of this village from ancient times to 2002. Aileen Wright raised her family there and was Head Teacher of the local school 1969-1984. She still lives there (2013). Her book brings this village alive for all-age readers. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick CV34 4JS Photos Accession Number: PH 1250
Deposited various papers concerning: Family First, Hungerhill Gardens, Nottingham Keep Fit Association, Toton and District Car Club, Back Yards Project as well as meeting notes between Ruth I Johns and Vernon Croaker MP; St Andrew's Nottingham Celebration and Victory Document; papers concerning St Catherine's Church in St. Ann's. - Date 19th - 21st century; deposited 2014 Nottinghamshire Archvies, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Acc No. 8590
Interviews and Documents various Interview conducted by Radio Nottingham with Ruth I Johns re: battered wives in March 1974; recording of the Croft Family Centre, Alexander Park, Nottingham Sept 1975; Letter from the DHSS concerning Chairmanship of a FPC 1988; Poster advertising a Patient's Open Forum 1989; Record date 2014; deposited 2014 Nottinghamshire Archvies, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Acc No. 8612
Ken's Story Papers in connection with Ken's Story - 19th - 21st Century; Restricted Access Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Acc No: 8590 restricted access until 2020
Miscellaneous documents 1983 - 1999 Incl. Green Network News; The Lace Market, Nottingham: a strategy for visitor use; 1992: and Clifton and Silverdale in the 90s, a community profile. Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG Accession number 8249
Miscellaneous Nottingham community based publications Includes material re patient involvement in mental health 1996-1999; Sneinton & St Ann's community initiatives; the story of the Nottingham Branch of the Wives and Senior Wives Fellowship [Church of England] 1984 etc. Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, County Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG
Accession number 8106
National Council of Women of Great Britain: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Branch: papers of Mary Newsum-Smith, former president Date of papers 1963 – 1977. Membership and annual reports; branch accounts; two handwritten notebooks; bundle of (unsorted) papers etc. Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Accession number 7720 Donation
Notes taken when Ruth I Johns was offered access to the work of the Voluntary Sector Support Unit of Nottinghamshire County Council Social Services Department. 1994 Part of her research into voluntary work in Nottingham and its surrounding districts. Two ring binders (A4) handwritten. Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Catalogue DD/RA 2 (Accession number 8086) Deposit. Restricted Access for 30 years (year 2024)
Photographs of complete re-roofing of County Town's Roman Catholic Church 12 photographs of stages of a complete re-roofing of St Mary Immaculate Church, West Street, Warwick, UK (2001), taken from upstairs of a nearby house. Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick CV34 4JS Deposit number: PH 1250
Photographs; St Ann's and Meadows dated 1965 St Ann's and The Meadows; photographs of children playing in the streets and interiors of multi-occupied houses; Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG Accession Number 8505
Research enquiries by MA student Research enquiries by MA Student concerning the oral history aspects of the book 'Nottingham St Ann's: Inner-City Voices' written by the depositor - date of record 2013 Nottinghamshire Archvies, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Accession Number 8485
The Battle of Britain in Lace by Bill Rowe An illustrated history of the Battle of Britain Commemorative Lace Panels [1990 (c) Bill Rowe] 71pp with photos/illustrations. Independently researched history of the project and locating the panels. Revised Edition 2012. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG Reference Library P67.1
Three lives in Transit by Laura Selo To avoid refugee sisters being separated, a single woman of litle means and for no payment took them in. The Holocaust Centre and Museum, Laxton, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 0PA

Museum archives
Three lives in Transit by Laura Selo Letters and documents sent by Laura Selo to Ruth I Johns The Holocaust Centre and Museum, Laxton, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 0PA Museum "History filed"
UK Airforce Serviceman's diary Copy of the late Joseph Wyndham Davies' 1944 - 1945 handwritten 119 page A4 (c) diary whilst stationed at Reykjavik. National Archives of Iceland, Laugavegi 162, 105 Reykjavik Document reception 23 August 2011
What Does He Know, Anyway? by Mr T J O'Regan From a large family and surviving difficult times both sides of the Irish sea, with his much loved wife, the author created a large family. After her death, a daughter-in-law persuaded him to write his life story. It is a fine example of people's own social history 1920s - 2010, including working in the building industry in Nottingham. Copyright details: Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders Nottinghamshire Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AG Reference Library, Rare Books Collection. RB 98.3 ORE

Data from 2014 is entered by Christine Davies