Noël Coward Archive

The Cadbury Research Library has just finished hosting a four-week internship focusing on the Noël Coward archive held there. The internship was funded by the Coward Foundation and the successful applicant was Lucy Mounfield. The Coward archive at Birmingham is extensive but not fully catalogued. We do have a basic box listing available on our… Continue reading Noël Coward Archive

Authors & their Papers

A message from David Sutton, Chair of GLAM: Authors and their Papers has reached this, its latest form, in a pleasingly collaborative way.  The absence of such a document, especially for literary authors, became a theme for discussion during the workshops run by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, and a first draft was assembled by… Continue reading Authors & their Papers

A household name

Cataloguing the George R. Sims Collection by Matthew Schofield In October I was working on a two-week project to catalogue the George R. Sims Collection at the John Rylands University of Manchester Special Collections and it’s now on the online catalogue. George Robert Sims (1847-1922) was a household name in the late nineteenth and early… Continue reading A household name