GLAM Survey of Collecting Policy & Practice:
Seven Stories Collection, Newcastle

Recent Acquisitions

Description of acquisition (including extent) Type of acquisition Source of acquisition
1.  Philip Pullman Collection, acquired 2002.  Manuscripts for 18 works, in various versions – novels, plays, short stories, tv scripts etc; small amounts of correspondence.  14 archive boxes. Gift Approach to owner
2.   Robert Westall Collection, acquired 2003.  Manuscript & typescript drafts; letters & artwork/proofs; photos; book reviews.  40 archive boxes.+ 4 boxes of foreign language editions of RW’s books. Gift Approach to owner
3. Peter Dickinson Collection, acquired 2004.  30 archive boxes.  Extensive archive including: manuscripts for 39 works in various stages and  correspondence relating to publications. Gift Approach to owner
4. Jan Mark Collection, acquired 2005.  19 archive boxes.  Manuscripts, typescripts & correspondence. Gift Approach to owner
5. Ursula Moray Williams Collection, acquired 2005.  22 archive boxes & 3 OS boxes. Handwritten manuscripts, from 1930s to 1980s; artwork, also by Ursula Moray Williams, produced as illustrations for several of her titles; substantial amount of correspondence, contracts and other associated records and ephemera, relating to her writing career.. Gift Approach to owner

For further information or enquiries please contact the Seven Stories Collection direct.

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