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Accession of Papers related to Francis Newbery

Later accessions of material relating to Francis Newbery. Material was not deposited as part of his working papers as Director of the School, but includes some working papers and correspondence from during his time as Director in addition to papers dating to after his retirement and family records and photographs. Includes: DIR/5/38/1: Correspondence, 1889-1947 DIR/5/38/2: Working Papers of Francis Newbery, 1902-c1910 DIR/5/38/3: The 'Masque of the City Arms' Papers and Correspondence, 1905 DIR/5/38/4: The Teaching of Design, Papers and Correspondence, 1910 DIR/5/38/5: Needlecraft in Secondary Schools Papers and Correspondence, 1910-1912 DIR/5/38/6: Family Papers, 1906-1984 DIR/5/38/7: Family Photographs, c1895-c1980s See this blog-post for more information about the discovery of these materials:

Newbery, Francis Henry

Family Papers

Papers of the Newbery family including papers dating to after Newbery's retirement; papers of his wife, Jessie Newbery; and documents relating to Mary Newbery Sturrock, daughter of Francis and Jessie Newbery. Papers as follows: DIR/5/38/6/1: Letter from F R Benson of the Royalty Theatre, Glasgow, to Miss Newbery enclosing tickets for a Box for the play 'Much Ado', 12 Mar 1906 (1 sheet). DIR/5/38/6/2: Headed letter paper of Francis Newbery, Eastgate, Corfe Castle, Dorset, c1918 (10 sheets). DIR/5/38/6/3: Order of Proceedings for the inauguration of the Sign of Saint Edward, King and Martyr, Patron Saint of the Village, at Corfe Castle. Newbery made many of the readings at the event, 02 Jul 1927 (1 item). DIR/5/38/6/4: Cardboard silhouette of Francis and Jessie Newbery in a photograph mount, c1930s (1 item). DIR/5/38/6/5: Letters and fragments of letters from Jessie Newbery to her daughter Elsie and perhaps Mary. One of the letters to Elsie is dated 24 Sep 1934. The other letters are fragmentary and include topics such as recipes, books and sewing projects, c1934. (4 sheets) DIR/5/38/6/6: Letter from George M Baltus to Mr and Mrs Newbery catching up with them following the Second World War, telling them of his experiences during that time, and telling them family news, 07 Jan 1946 (1 sheet). DIR/5/38/6/7: File of photographs, pressclippings and letters relating to Mary Newbery Sturrock, daughter of Francis and Jessie Newbery, c1970s-80s (1 folder): File includes: Postcards of artworks by Charles Rennie Mackintosh; family photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock and family members; a photograph of Francis and Jessie Newbery; letter from Mary Newbery Sturrock thanking her correspondent (name not given) for the Mackintosh card and about her memories of the doors of the School of Art being white, 16 Oct 1984; pressclipping from the Helensburgh Advertiser about the opening of a special Mackintosh exhibition held at the Hill House, 03 May 1977; and family postcards, c1980s.

Newbery, Francis Henry