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HMS · Fonds · 1861-1926

Includes minute books of the school (previously known as Salem Chapel branch school), 1926 class register, notice of a public meeting about the schools, and receipt for the supply of tea to Hungate Mission School by G E Barton, York.

Hungate Mission School
Hugh Murray archive
HMU · Fonds · 1867-2013

This archive includes the research notes, photographs, card indexes, negatives and 35mm slides collected by Hugh Murray, a local historian in York. The collection was listed by volunteers from York Civic Trust between 2015 and 2017.

During the course of this listing work, the paper files have been re-arranged into thematic series, however the original order of all other categories of material has been maintained. The remaining items are arranged by format and have been item-level listed in the order they were originally stored.

Murray; Hugh (1923-2013)
HNT · Fonds · 1850-1938

The collection consists of signed postcards, original letters and framed items collected by Reginald Hunt, a member of a Yorkshire brewing family. Items relate to an array of personalities of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including European politicians, military leaders, European composers, European and American actors and actresses and sports personalities.

Hunt; Reginald (1894-1941)
Yorkshire County Hockey Team
HOC · Fonds · 1900-3 December 1921

At present this collection only comprises photographs of various teams. Many include names of team members.

HOD · Fonds · 1896-January 2010

Includes minute books, copies of the constitutions and regulations, cheques paid out, cheque stubs, receipts, blank forms and headed notepaper, returns sent to the Charities Commissioner and papers relating to the winding up of the charity.

John Hodgson Charitable Trust
HOR · Fonds · 1971-1985

At present this collection only includes an incomplete series of seed lists.

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The North of England Horticultural Society
Huntington Parish Council
HPC · Fonds · 1972-2010

Collection consists of meeting minutes of the Parish Council regarding local matters such as planning and crime.

Huntington Parish Council
York Hoboes Rambling Club
HRC · Fonds · 1933-2018

Includes minute books, log books, photographs (including a number of photograph albums), administration files, events files, poems written by club members, papers relating to the John Bunting memorial chapel, newspaper articles and transcripts of items in the collection. Please see series and file-level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

York Hoboes Rambling Club
Brian Hartley Papers
HRT · Fonds · 1960s - 1980s

The Brian Hartley Papers is a collection of information and pedigrees on various Yorkshire families and businesses. Also includes newspaper cuttings on various happenings in York. The research papers within the collection focus on history that dates from the 17th century through to the 21st century.

Hartley; Brian (1929 - 2005); Mr
Home-Start York
HSY · Fonds · 1992-1999

Home-Start York was a voluntary home visiting scheme for young families under stress. At present this collection only comprises an incomplete series of annual reports.

Home Start York
HUG · Fonds · 1992-2015

The collection currently comprises press cuttings and press reports issued by Hugh Bayley's office.

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Bayley; Hugh Nigel Edward (1952-present); Sir
HUS · Fonds · c.1840-16 December 1994

Includes notebooks, diaries, pedigrees, obituaries, family certificates, orders of service for burials, newspaper cuttings and printed volumes.

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HWN · Fonds · 1980-1981

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Hepper & Watson
HWS · Fonds · 1989-1990

The magazine was previously known as the Haxby, Wigginton and District Advertiser.

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ICA · Fonds · 1980-1989

At present this collection only comprises one incomplete series of year books for the charity.

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Invalid Children's Aid Association
IDL · Fonds · 1924-1959

Includes account books, laundry book, motor accounts, receipts and a business envelope.

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Ideal Laundry
York Inset Scooter Club
ISC · Fonds · 2007-2017

Includes correspondence files, certificates, photographs, video, scooter banner and promotional materials for the Lambretta Club of Great Britain.

York Inset Scooter Club
IWA · Fonds · December 1959-February 1974

This collection currently only comprises newsletters for the branches, entitled Tidal Wave and Tiller.

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Inland Waterways Association
JAG · Fonds · 1926 - 1971

This collection comprises extensive accounts of the Jagger family, dating from 1926-1971. The accounts reflect Jagger's political, social, and religious leanings, his personal life and interests, and the day to day life of the Jagger family. They also provide and insight into the history of York as many mentions are made of local events and businesses. The collection includes accounts and balance sheets as well as expense information.

Jagger; William Arthur (c1897-1996)
Raine Family Papers
JAR · Fonds · 1449-c.2000

Includes papers relating to James Raine, Angelo Raine and William Powell Frith, including notebooks and papers, historical notes, sketches, heraldic devices, correspondence, wills and inventories, pedigrees, genealogical information, letters from John Birkbeck and others, and letters from William Powell Frith. Please see series level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

JBA · Fonds · 1810-1902

Items held in a private collection by John Barefoot including documents on Haxby Coronation celebrations and a Tract on Slavery for York.

Mr John Barefoot
John Bowes Morrell
JBM · Fonds · 20th century

At present this collection only comprises boxes of printing plates used in the production of J B Morrell's works. The plates are primarily uncatalogued, and relate to a number of different works.

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City Treasurer, City of York Council
JCC · Fonds · 1965-1984

Includes journals, one President's report and programmes of events.

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Joe Murphy archive
JMU · Fonds · 1900s-1989

Includes correspondence, memoirs, transcripts, audio cassettes, photographs and negatives. The material primarily relates to New Earswick, where Murphy based his local history research. Please see item and file level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

Murphy; Joe (?-?)
JOH · Fonds · 1825

Currently this collection only includes numbers under arms and a note of position and exercises.

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JRM · Fonds · February 1989-1997

At present this collection only comprises editions of the Search magazine produced by the Trust, and a small number of publication lists. Please see series and file level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Juniper Communities Ltd
JUN · Fonds · 1974-2002

Includes meeting minutes, property and accommodation papers, papers relating to the creation and closure of the charity, and papers regarding the charity's work. Also includes photographs, publicity materials and a copy of the memorandum and articles of association.

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Juniper Communities Ltd
Kexby Parish Council
KEX · Fonds · 1935-1997

Includes council minute books, 1935-1995; papers relating to the community adviser programme, 1983; submissions to the Local Government Commission, 1992-1993; applications for planning permission, 1986-1996; papers regarding local development, 1996-1997; and parish council finance papers 1939-1998.

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Kexby Parish Council
Maurice Kirk papers
KIR · Fonds · 1938-1951

At present this collection only comprises 50 single sheet and booklet programmes for concerts. Please see KIR/1 for more detailed information.

Kirk; Maurice (?-?)
Kleiser family collection
KLE · Collection · 1808-late 20th century

This collection comprises documents, correspondence, volumes, photographs and physical objects created by and relating to the Kleiser family, and related families (particularly the Cundall and Potter families), as well as to the Kleiser clock and watchmaking/jewelers/silversmiths business. . Much of the material relates to York and Yorkshire, but there are references to other national and international locations.
Includes notes in biro, which dates their creation to the mid to late 20th century, most likely pre-1989.

Kleiser; family
KNI · Fonds · 1940s-1952

At present the collection comprises 18 volumes of research notes for Knight's 'A history of the city of York from its foundation in the year AD 71', as well as one handwritten manuscript entitled 'This is Clifton.'

Knight; Charles Brunton (?-?)
KNO · Fonds · 1804-1960

This collection primarily includes papers of John Ward Knowles and his son John Alder Knowles, which form a research collection predominantly on churches (including York Minster), glass manufacture and stained glass, as well as original design artwork (KNO/1-24). The collection also includes a small amount of business papers relating to the glass painting business they founded and managed - J W Knowles & Sons (KNO/23). In addition to the research collection are personal papers relating to both John Ward Knowles and John Alder Knowles (KNO/25 and 26), as well as items relating to their relative Christopher Milward (KNO/27), a former Lord Mayor of York. Some of the items can be attributed to the family as a whole but not individual family members (KNO/28).

Knowles; John Ward (1838-1931)
KRA · Fonds · 2005-2014

Includes meeting papers, agendas and project papers concerning the work of the association, including newspaper cuttings and photographs. Also includes meeting agendas and associated papers of the York Residents' Federation, of which the Kingsway Area Residents Association was a member.

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Kingsway Area Residents Association
York Labour Party
LAB · Fonds · 1916-2004

This collection includes correspondence, accounts, election papers, reports, receipt books and vouchers and press cuttings. Also includes minute books from various internal and external committees including the Executive, Women's, Policy, Advisory, Building and Finance Committees in addition to minutes from local clubs, Labour associations and trade unions.

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York Labour Party
Leslie Barton papers
LBT · Fonds · 1896-c.1945

Includes group photograph of pupils with a teacher, two Home Guard forms for mileage allowance and one group photograph of York Home Guard.

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LCH · Fonds · 1958-2001

The papers primarily relate to Alne Hall, Alne, run by the Foundation. Includes annual general meeting papers, annual reports, newsletters, history of the home and flyers. See item level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

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Leonard Cheshire, York Committee
LCK · Fonds · 20th century

At present this collection only comprises a large number of slides of York and Yorkshire buildings and places, and some images relating to further afield, compiled by Lack during the course of his lifetime. See file level descriptions for more detailed information.

LCY · Fonds · 1956-2015

Various papers relating to the running of the York and District Lambretta Club including meeting minutes, financial information, memberships and publicity.

York and District Lambretta Club
William Leak, Draper
LEA · Fonds · 1854-c.1905

At present this collection only contains one commonplace book containing newspaper clippings.

Philip Leeman papers
LEE · Fonds · 1970s-2005

Includes seventeen photograph albums relating to areas of York, as well as one file of additional research notes. Many of the images are photocopies from third party collections.

Leeman; Philip (c.1934-2016)
LEG · Collection · 1757-2001

Includes small collections of legal documents and papers relating to properties and families connected to York.

Documents include:
Property records
Apprenticeship indentures
Wills and probate records
Marriage documents
Business records

Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual Ltd
Iris Lemare, conductor
LEM · Fonds · 1931-1996

Includes notebooks, scrapbooks, certificates for her qualifications through the Royal College of Music, London Musical Competition and Kensington Musical Competition, invitation, concert programme and folder of biographical information.

Lemare; Iris Margaret Elsie (1902-1997)
Leng family papers
LEN · Fonds · 1866-c.1970

Includes papers relating to the estate of John Leng, will of Mrs Margaret Leng, family certificates, bank books, blank diary including the Fulford biscuits recipe, research notes on the Leng family (with CD-ROM), volume of newspaper cuttings nad correspondence regarding the family, notice for printers and decorators working on the Fulford biscuits factory and slides of documents and artefacts relating to Fulford biscuits.

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Leng; family
Leslie Burgess, playwright
LES · Fonds · c.1940

At present this collection comprises two typescript copies of his play 'Sounding Brass' about George Leeman.

LET · Fonds · 1813-1913

This collection consists of letters addressed to various York people concerning a variety of topics.

York Liberal Democrats
LIB · Fonds · 1973-c.2008

At present this collection primarily comprises promotional materials and newsletters to residents relating to Westfield and Foxwood and Woodthorpe wards, as well as minute books for Westfield ward. Also includes a small amount of material relating to Liberal councillors in other wards across York, and some papers relating to other parties.

LIN · Fonds · December 2003-November 2007

At present this collection only comprises an incomplete series of Faith Link, the magazine of Churches Together Huntington and New Earswick.

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Churches Together in York
Lamb Family papers
LMB · Fonds · 19th century-1935

Includes photographs of the shop, one photograph of a sports team, photograph of a Freemasons' day trip, painting of St Martin's Coney Street and additional photographs.

LNE · Fonds · 1 June 1920-29 April 1946

Until 1923 these minutes refer to the Ladies Section only, before the amalgamation of clubs. From 1923 onwards the minutes refer to the swimming club as a whole.

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LNER York Employees Amateur Swimming Club
Loadman family records
LOA · Collection · c. 1890s-1950s; 2013

Includes one volume containing sketches and coloured drawings of curios, antiques and other historical objects, owned, sold, or seen by the Loadman family. Drawings in the volume were made by E [Eugene] Loadman and HM [Herbert Myers] Loadman.

Also includes some secondary material concerning the item.

Loadman Family of York
Your Local Link
LOC · Fonds · February 2007-September 2011

At present this collection only includes an incomplete set of magazines.

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Your Local Link
York Light Opera Society
LOS · Fonds · 1955-1987

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York Light Opera Company
Charles Letts papers
LTS · Fonds · 1923

This collection comprises one diary.

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MAH · Fonds · 20th Century

Collection contains two photographs of Augustus Mahalski and his two daughters and grandson in addition to genealogical research into the life and business of Augustus by Pauline Mahalski.

Mahalski; Augustus (c1831-1900); Photographer
MAL · Fonds · 1962-2016

Includes one published book, two sets of quizzes compiled by Alan Malden Owen, choir programmes relating to performances including Mary Owen, register report for Richard Leng, materials relating to Mill Mount School, membership lists for the York Probus Society, menus for dinners, Rowntree's stores account book; notes for a talk on Yorkshire Philosophical Society, typescript of 'A selective tour of York'; three boxes of slides of York city centre, a card index acting as a key to those slides and one further index contained in a small volume.

Mary Malden Owen
MAP · Fonds · c. 1545-1895

Collection of original and printed maps and plans of the city of York and the Ridings of Yorkshire.

MAR · Fonds · 1870-2002

Includes personal papers, scrapbooks, papers relating to Marriott's career at Oxford University and as the local Member of Parliament, papers relating to Wolverhampton and papers relating to various regions and states of the world. Also includes general correspondence files, papers relating to the British Empire, trade and industry, the Commonwealth, English history, Queen Victoria, UK parliament and politicians, autograph books and notes on the First and Second World Wars. The collection also comprises extensive bundles of newspaper cuttings on a variety of different topics, as well as notebooks of manuscripts relating to Marriott's articles and lectures.

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Marriott; Sir; John Arthur Ransome (1859-1945)
MAS · Fonds · 1698-1960

Legal papers relating to clients of Munby and Scott, York solicitors, including probate materials, papers relating to the Manor of Acomb and Holgate with Clifton and property deeds relating to Petergate, Silver Street and Marygate. Also includes property

Munby & Scott
Milburn & Sons, tailors
MBN · Fonds · 1930-1936

At present this collection only includes household and professional invoices and receipts from various companies in York and elsewhere, sent to Milburn in the course of his professional and personal activities. Original order has been maintained by the archivist, and bundles have been repackaged as found.

This collection has been severely damaged by rodents before transfer to the archive, leaving the invoices very fragile. They require conservation cleaning and stabilisation before they can be made available to the public.

MCA · Fonds · 1905-1927

At present this collection includes reports, copies of the journal, promotional materials and one edition of the year book. Please see file and item level descriptions for more detailed information about the contents of this collection.

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MEY · Fonds · 1895-1897

At present this collection comprises art certificates obtained by Violet K C Meysey-Thompson during the course of her studies.

Munby Family papers
MFP · Fonds · 22 March 1748-8 October 1920

Papers of the Munby family and related families of York (including the Forth, Woodhouse, and Pearson families). Includes:

-Diaries and Household Accounts 1778-1885
-Professional Papers and Correspondence 1747-1911
-Genealogical Material 1734 - 1920
-Family papers and correspondence, 1700s-1920

These papers are largely written by and related to the female branch of the Munby family (the Woodhouses and Forth lines) but some to relate to the male members of the families involved.

Munby; family
My Future York project
MFY · Fonds · 2017

This collection currently comprises two oral history testimonies - one with the original recording and one with a transcript only.

My Future York
MGC · Fonds · 1963-1985

At present this collection only comprises an incomplete series of annual reports.

MNT · Fonds · June 1954-September 1973

Includes newsletters, handbooks for members and programmes of activities.

Yorkshire Mountaineering Club
MOR · Fonds · 1796-1902

This collection includes household and personal account books for the Morrell family. The division into personal and household was apparently made by the family and original order has been preserved.

The account books chiefly concern Robert Morrell (1799-1867) and his wife Anne, nee Wilson (1794-1873).

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Morrell; family
MPP · Fonds · 1935

Annotated copy of 'This World's Festival: An Autobiographical Effort ' by Millicent Price detailing her life from 1881 up until 1918.

Price; Millicent (1881-1975); Mrs
Mennell Sawmill
MSM · Fonds · 1902 - 1960s

This collection features ledgers, papers, correspondence and bills relating to Mennall Sawmill at Ebor Works, York Road, Huntington.

Manuscripts collection
MSS · Fonds · 1621-2020

This collection contains letters and manuscripts which do not form a collection in themselves. They were compiled by various authors. Please see item level descriptions for more detailed information.

York Motor Yacht Club
MYC · Fonds · 1930s-2003

Records of the operational management of the York Motor Yacht Club including meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, details of members and of events and publicity. There is also a small amount of information on associated groups.

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York Motor Yacht Club
NAL · Fonds · 1907-1991

Includes records of the York branch: minutes and reports, membership documentation, correspondence files, financial papers, York branch files, papers on the regrading of roles and the personal protection of pay, Local Charter and conditions of service, copy of Ebor Digest, papers of the Health, Safety and Welfare policy, NALGO branch rules, sports and social clubs accounts, papers regarding a staff social lub and staff training file. Also includes more general files relating to NALGO as a whole: meeting minutes, correspondence files, general papers of NALGO, policies and procedures, annual reports by Local Authorities, subcommittee meetings, Castle Museum papers, publications and circulars, North Yorkshire County Working Party files, Yorkshire and Humberside District files, Yorkshire Provincial Council Papers, papers relating to job regrading, strike campaign papers, York Municipal Officers Guild, newspaper cuttings, questionnaires, job descriptions, Joint Shop Steward Committee papers and papers concerning individual NALGO employees.

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NCL · Fonds · 1960s

At present this collection only comprises one set of lists of latest books supplied to the library.

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Northern Command
NCT · Fonds · 1993-2009

At present this collection only comprises an incomplete series of newsletters. The newsletters were generally issued three or four times a year.

NDR · Fonds · 1965-1981

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New Earswick Bulletin
NEB · Fonds · 1981-February 2011

Includes an incomplete series of bulletins only.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Nestle plc
NES · Fonds · 1988-1996

At present this collection comprises one bundle of magazines entitled 'Sweet facts.

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NPP · Fonds · 1996-2000

Collection consists of meeting minutes of the Parish Council regarding local matters such as planning and crime.

Nether Poppleton Parish Council
NUJ · Fonds · 1959-1983

Minute book covering an important period in the history of the Union where production of the Evening Press was halted by a dispute with the print workers' union NGA.

National Union of Journalists, York County Press
NUW · Fonds · 1920-1965

Minute books and correspondence mostly concerning agricultural wages and holidays and includes some press cuttings. Also includes an accounts book (1920-1946).

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National Union of Agricultural Workers, York
NVA · Fonds · 1944-2017

Collection contains photographs, meeting minutes, and the personal archives of members of the Normandy Veterans Association along with DVD copies of broadcasted interviews with the veterans on local radio and television as well as coverage of the D-Day commemoration events in France, June 2014. Also includes a VHS copy of 'A day in my life in the 1940's'. The collection also contains pamphlets and souvenir booklets of events the veterans attended in England and France.

York Normandy Veterans Association
One and Other Creative
OAO · Fonds · 2012-Summer 2015

At present this collection only includes magazines issued by the Creative.

OLD · Fonds · 1804-1919

Three large ledgers covering the years 1804-1823, 1816-1851 and 1903-1919.

J. & G. Oldfield Ltd
York 41 Club
ONE · Fonds · 22 July 1946-2016

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York 41 Club
Osbaldwick Parish Council
OPC · Fonds · February 1993-July 2014

At present this collection only comprises records relating the building of Derwenthorpe village. Includes scrapbooks, meeting minutes, correspondence and additional papers relating to the opposition of Osbaldwick Parish Council members to the building of the village.

Osbaldwick Parish Council
York Ornithological Club
ORN · Fonds · 1989-2003

At present this collection only comprises an incomplete series of annual reports.

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York Ornithological Club
St Stephen's Orphanage
ORP · Fonds · 1910-1913

At present this collection only comprises a small series of annual reports. The orphanage was based in Trinity Lane, York.

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St Stephen's Orphanage