Archive centreCarlisle
ReferenceDSO 1
TitleCumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society
DescriptionMinute books, correspondence, records relating to listed buildings and conservation areas, plans, financial and administrative records. Minutes of the Pilgrimage Committee, correspondence and accounts. Minutes and agenda papers of the Outreach Committee, 2007-2013. Editorial Committee minutes; Publications Committee minutes; Editorial Committee secretary's files, 2007-2010. Index to the Mary Fair photographic collection, 2013
File of correspondence relating to building upon the site of the Roman Fort at Maryport, (1962-1963); Order of service for the Dedication of Penrith Parish Church, 1951
Letter from W G Collingwood, Lanehead, Coniston, to Canon [ Arthur G] Loftie, 1916
Sketches of the site of the excavation of Ambleside Roman Fort which was carried out by Robin G Collingwood, circa 1913-1915. Many sketches appear to be mock-ups for illustrations for Mr Collingwood's article on the dig which appears in the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society.
Correspondence and papers belonging to Miss Katherine Hodgson and relating to the CWAAS (includes a letter from the Society of Antiquaries, Newcastle) 1958-1967
Publication committee; minutes and papers (2009-2011); papers concerned with setting up the Carr Series and details of individual titles, 2005-2013
Colour slides: Jim and Joyce Cherry (circa 1967-1984) and black and white slides (undated circa 1950s) of sites, excavations, excavated sites, artefacts, diagrams, maps and drawings. CDx (8) containing the text of Jim and Joyce Cherry's indexes of the CWAAS Transactions (to 2006). Ring binder compiled by Colin Richardson relating to the history of Tullie House (to 2000)
8 lever arch files containing photographic evidence for illustrations in the publication 'Tokens, Medallions and Banknotes of Cumbria'
Minutes of the Industrial Archaeology Committee (1985-1999); papers relating to the Backbarrow Iron Works (1999-2002); papers relating to Newland Blast Furnace and Blacking Mill, Ulverston (1992-2002)
Agenda papers, minutes, reports, correspondence and papers (Council, AGM, Activities Committee) Excursion and meeting programmes, with associated correspondence, records relating to the Annual Dinner (1939-2007)
Correspondence and related papers of Mr Eric Jones (General Secretary of CWAAS 2003-2008) including, reports and accounts, papers relating to the Council and Committees, membership of the Council and reports of affiliated regional groups; 1993-2008
Letter from Mary Fair relating to sand dune sites in West Cumberland, 1935
'A Tribute to Dorothy Charlesworth 1928-1981' by Donald B Harden
Newsletters of the Society
Records of the Carlisle Regional Group and former members of CWAAS previously held by Carlisle Library, c. 1724-1987
Papers of the late Dr John Marshall, including: Agenda papers; correspondence; Secretaryship of the Society; the future of Barrow Museum; Society newsletters and related papers; 1972-1992
'The Antiquary' magazine (12 issues; January-December 1880)
CWAAS Newsletters Nos. 1-27; Autumn 1983-Autumn 1997; list of topics for nos. 1-27
Files transferred from Tullie House; Prehistoric Committee district papers (Clare Fell); Harold Duff papers and publications; copies of records from the Public Record Office (R Huddleston); maps and plans; Miss M Garnett, photographic material
Set of index cards (4 drawers) flat and rolled plans, maps and drawings relating to the Prehistoric Committee. Transferred from the Shaddon Mill store (Tullie House)
Copy photographs of the CWAAS Hadrian's Wall Pilgrimage, 1949
Seating plan for the 150th Anniversary Dinner at the Roundthorn Hotel, Penrith, held on 9th September 2016
Flyer for R S Ferguson, editor, Old Church Plate in the Diocese of Carlisle, with the Makers and Marks, to which is added an account of the Municipal Insignia and the Corporation and Guild Plate of Carlisle, together with a Supplement by Mrs H Ware (CWAAS, 1908). Four letters from Edward Wilson, Hon. Secretary, CWAAS, Kendal, to Mr C W Ruston-Harrison, Stanwix, Carlisle, regarding the publication by Phillimore & Co. of Volume II of [Cumberland Parish Registers] registers, 1911
M Phil Thesis, The Bronze Age Pottery of North West England and it's Social Context' by Ann M Hallam with related papers, correspondence, slides and computer disk, 1990-1998
Papers of the Cumberland Local History Federation, 1988-1993
Records relating to the 150th Anniversary celebrations of CWAAS
Letter from John R E Borron to Prof. Angus Winchester, relating to memoirs of prominent CWAAS members
Excursion booklets compiled by Prof. Tom Clare
Two booklets relating to Sleddall; Hall, Wildman Street, Kendal: Tree Ring Analysis of Timbers, (Alison Arnold and Robert Howard, April 2017) and a survey undertaken by Clive Bowd and Mark Basey-Fisher of the Cumbria Vernacular Buildings Group
Photographs: portraits of family members [Read, Oliphant and Beaty families]
Letter from Richard S Ferguson, editor of Transactions of CWAAS, Lowther Street, Carlisle, to [Mr J T ] Micklethwaite,[member of CWAAS, 1883 – 1906], concerning the pot which it was believed Miss [Sarah] Losh [of Woodside, Brisco] acquired in a curiosity shop , an engraving of which was thought might be in the library of the Society [of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne] ; also concerning the choice to be made of the next volume in CWAAS’s Extra Series; and seeking his views on an enclosed paper and what ‘the heart stone’ is. [The Revd Arthur G Loftie’s paper, ‘Explorations at Calder Abbey’, which refers to a heart stone, was published in Trans. ,O.S., vol. VI, 1883].
Minutes of the AGM, together with the Treasurer’s reports (annual accounts) and notices of the AGM.
Minutes of the Committee together with related correspondence and papers, Oct 2004-Oct 2014; also copy of the Constitution of the Penrith Group of CWAAS, not dated [1980s 1990s] and draft of section of the Constitution of CWAAS as relates to the affiliated Regional Groups of CWAAS, 2005; minutes of meeting of the Standing Committee of CWAAS and representatives of the regional groups of CWAAS, 18 May 2004; and Summer Excursions Calendar 2005 of the Penrith Regional Group and its Winter Syllabus cards for 2010–11 and 2012-13.
Publications Committee; minutes of meetings, 4/11/2010-21/04/2012 with agenda and related papers (including publication proposals, reader reports, sales reports and correspondence, Jan 2008-Nov 2012)
Research and Grants Committee, minutes and agenda papers, 1996-2008, applications (2009); Lancaster University Archaeological Unit reports(3) Oasis Development; Field 0700 at Shap and Sparrowmire Farm, Kendal
CD containing website archive, 2018
Committee for Industrial Archaeology: files, papers and photographs, relating to Haig Colliery, Whitehaven; Smardale Gill Viaduct; Crossbarrow Pottery and Newland Furnace and hamlet; photograph of charcoal burning; cassette tape, Newlands Furnace
(CBA) Industrial Archaeology Report Cards and photocopies; duplicated typescript list of CBA Cards; letters to members and committee; DVD containing copies of the cards
Publications Committee: minutes of meetings, 6 March 2013 – 28 September 2017, together with agenda and related papers (including publication proposals, a few referees’ comments on proposals, publications reports, reports on sales, reports for the website, and accounts), November 2012 – February 2018
CD containing 'A Different Lore,' The Antient Psalmody of Cumbria (The Gladly Solemn Sound). With booklet providing and introduction to 'West Gallery' Music in Cumbria, the sixteen songs and the texts of the songs
Date1664-2019
Catalogue levelFonds
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