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  • PSC

    Stead, Peter Collection Fonds

    20th century
    Documents relating to projects and collaborations undertaken by architect Peter Stead (1922-1999). Also includes lecture notes, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, address books, press cuttings and publications. Comprises the following series - full catalogue available in hard copy in the searchroom.

    Online catalogue available http://www.catalogue.wyjs.org.uk/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=WYAS2074&pos=1 (copyright West Yorkshire Archive Service)

    These series reflect the order in which the material was kept and arranged by Peter Stead
    PSC/1 Projects and collaborations 1954-1999
    PSC/2 Lectures and talks c.1956-1995
    PSC/3 Correspondence 1955-2000
    PSC/4 Administration 1958-1999
    PSC/5 Photographs, slides and negatives 1953-1999
    PSC/6 Universities 1963-1999
    PSC/7 Certificates 1972-1989
    PSC/8 Press cuttings and publications 1955-1999
    PSC/9 Miscellaneous 1955-1997
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  • PTA

    Phyllis Tate Archive Fonds

    c1946-1980
    Items relating to the composer Phyllis Tate donated by Celia Frank, Phyllis Tate's daughter. The collection includes:

    -61 MP3 audio files of music by Phyllis Tate. The works include: orchestral music; instrumental and chamber music; music for voice and instruments; major choral works; operas; music for schools and young people.
    - 1 DVD recording of the BBC TV Opera "Dark Pilgrimage" by Phyllis Tate (digital copy transferred to archive servers).

    - 36 envelopes containing records and information (reviews, programmes, newspaper cuttings) relating to individual compositions by Phyllis Tate.
    - 45 songs sheet music booklets for songs arranged by Phyllis Tate and published by Oxford University Press as part of The Oxford Choral Songs series.
    - 2 files containing magazine articles about Phyllis Tate and her work.
    - 1 manuscript unpublished score of "Duende" by Phyllis Tate (Celia Frank believes this may be an original draft for P Tate's work "Invasion")
    - 1 score of "St Martha & The Dragon" by Phyllis Tate.
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  • PWA

    Oral History of Fascism (Ward, Paul), Archive Fonds

    2000s
    This collection will be catalogued by the end of Dec 2017
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  • RAN

    Randerson Archive, Wesleyan Class Tickets Fonds

    1740-1977
    This collection contains a large number of Wesleyan class tickets. A Wesleyan Class was a group of up to twelve worshippers, who would meet together for prayer and bible study. The Class Leader was often responsible for hosting this group, and gave out class tickets, or membership cards to members of their class. These tickets could be withheld from those unworthy of being called Methodists. These volumes contain an artifically accumulated collection, of British and some American class tickets, most mounted in albums but some loose.
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  • REN

    Renshaw Archive Fonds

    c1950s-1960s
    Series of textile dyeing notebooks
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  • RFL

    Rugby Football League Archive Fonds

    1880s-2014
    Records created by the Rugby Football League in the course of its activities as the governing body for rugby league in Britain and Ireland.

    The collection includes central administrative records relating to strategic planning. These include: minute books and correspondence; annual general meeting records; annual reports; and records relating to the Rugby Football League's involvement in the All Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group. Other administrative records include central financial records; records relating to the RFL's communication with broadcasters such as the BBC and Sky television; and records relating to governance and ensuring that clubs adhere to the RFL's operational rules.

    There are also large numbers of records relating to the Rugby Football League's role as a central body involved in organising competitions and tours which include British or Irish rugby league teams and clubs, including Academy (age-grade) rugby organised via professional clubs. Records relating to competitions include: administrative and financial records relating to individual tours and competitions; programmes; promotional records; kit (clothing), trophies and medals; photographs; and scorebooks.

    The Rugby Football League is a central representative for rugby league in Britain and Ireland; it has therefore created and collected large numbers of records as part of its relationships with professional UK clubs, rugby league supporters, amateur rugby league organisations, international rugby league clubs and governing bodies, and other sporting bodies such as the Rugby Football Union. Records created and collected as part of these relationships include administrative records such as correspondence, reports, and policies; programmes; Official Guides (year books); club records such as histories and statistics; photographs; menus; commemorative objects; magazines.

    Over the years the Rugby Football League has collected commercial publications as sources of information about the sport; these include magazines, journals and manuals on rugby league. Many of these are preserved in the archive and date from the 1940s to the 2000s. There are also some centrally collected press cuttings in the collection.

    Since the 1980s the Rugby Football League has accepted donations of personal archive collections from rugby league players, administrators and supporters. These collections range from single item donations such as Albert Rosenfeld's New South Wales cap; to much larger collections such as David Hinchliffe's administrative collection relating to the All Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group and Dai Jenkins' collection of programmes, photographs, letters and clothing relating to his rugby league career. Within supporter collections there are also a large number of press cutting scrapbooks covering a range of teams, players, countries and themes.
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  • RWD

    Ward, Ruby Archive Fonds

    1942-2007
    These records were accumulated by Miss Ruby Ward during her career as a fever nurse, midwife and health visitor in the West Yorkshire area and further afield.

    The first series contains records relating to her training and qualification as a nurse in different specialities. The books in the fouth series also relate to this period. The second series contains records relating to a later reunion of students on her course, and an oral history interview where she recounts her life and work. The supplementary material in the fourth series may have been gathered in research for this interview, or collected by Miss Ward, the exact provenance is unknown. The third series contains photographs from the time of her training with her nursing colleague.
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  • SBB

    Slaithwaite Brass Band Archive Fonds

    20th Century
    Scores used by Slaithwaite Brass Band and scores donated to Slaithwaite Brass Band by St. Hilda's Band which may have been used during competitions, performances or during 78 rpm recordings by St Hilda's Band.
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  • SCB

    Stanley Chadwick Library Fonds

    1830-1971
    Wide range of material including Stanley Chadwick's mother's Sunday School prizes
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  • SCT

    Scott, Duncan Archive Fonds

    1968-1975
    This collection contains research files and publications around Dr Duncan Scott's 1972 PhD thesis, "A Political Sociology of Minorities - The Impact of Coloured Immigrants on Local Politics". These files include newspaper cuttings, political pamphlets and publicity material and transcriptions of interviews done with members of the local community from across the political and ethnic spectrum. Audio tapes were lost many years ago.
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