Collections A - Z

Select from the list below to expand the collections beginning with that letter, or browse through the complete list of our collections.

A
Abingdon Parish Library

Special Collections

Adams, Peter

The Cole Museum of Zoology

Adams, Peter (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

ADAS (drainage tile collection)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Agricultural Economics Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Agricultural Education Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Agricultural Organisation Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Allen, A.W. (polehead collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Amman, Jost

Art Collections

Anderson, Stanley

Art Collections

Astor, Waldorf (politician)

Special Collections

Austin, Reginald Percy

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

B
Baker, Ethelwyn

Art Collections

Bamfords Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Banks and Miles Graphic Design Archive

Lettering Printing and Graphic Design

Barham, Titus (rural life collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Baron, Alexander (author)

Special Collections

Baron, Alexander (writer)

Special Collections

Barry, Ellen (Exall)

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Basingstoke and District Young Farmers Club

The Museum of English Rural Life

Bassett, Henry

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Bates, H. E. (writer)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Bawden, Edward

Art Collections

BBC Tape Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Beardsley, Aubrey (artist)

Special Collections

Beaven, E. S. (barley breeder)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Beazley, John D. and Marie

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Beckett, Samuel (author)

Special Collections

Beckett, Samuel (writer)

Special Collections

Bee Collection

Special Collections

Beeby Bros

The Museum of English Rural Life

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Berry & Sons (Barnstaple, Devon) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Betts, J. Anthony

Art Collections

Blayney, J B Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Bodley Head Ltd Archive

Special Collections

Bomford & Evershed Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Bowes & Bowes Archive

Special Collections

Bown, Higgins James (wood worker)

The Museum of English Rural Life

British Agricultural History Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

British Council (crafts)

The Museum of English Rural Life

British Council Collection

Special Collections

British School of Egyptian Archaeology

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Brock Collection

Special Collections

Brown, Michael

The Museum of English Rural Life

Brown, W. J. (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Buckland Parish Library

Special Collections

Buckley, Stephen

Art Collections

Burnham, William (saddler)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Bushell Brothers (boat builders)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Butter Council

The Museum of English Rural Life

C
Carters Tested Seeds Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Caulfield, Patrick

Art Collections

Central Office of Information

The Museum of English Rural Life

Central Rights of Way Committee

The Museum of English Rural Life

Central Southern Cereal Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Chadwick, Nora

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Chaplin, Mathew (plumber)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Charles Burrell & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Charles, Gerda (author)

Special Collections

Charles, Gerda (writer)

Special Collections

Chatto & Windus Ltd. Archive

Special Collections

Children’s Collection

Special Collections

Chivers, Keith (shire horse)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Civil Aviation Authority

The Museum of English Rural Life

Clayton & Shuttleworth

The Museum of English Rural Life

Co-operative Records

The Museum of English Rural Life

Coburn Collection

Special Collections

Coker, Alec (straw dolly maker)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Cole Museum Collection

The Cole Museum of Zoology

Collecting 20th Century Rural Cultures

The Museum of English Rural Life

Colvin, Brenda (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Cooch & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Cooper, Alfred Egerton

Art Collections

Cooper, McDougall and Robertson

The Museum of English Rural Life

Cope, Arthur Stockdale

Art Collections

Council for National Parks

The Museum of English Rural Life

Country Landowners’ Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Countryside Alliance

The Museum of English Rural Life

County Planning Officers Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Cowie Embroidery Collection

Special Collections

Craigie, Pearl (author)

Special Collections

Craigie, Pearl (writer)

Special Collections

Crowe, Sylvia (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Crusoe Collection

Special Collections

Cumberland and Westmorland Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

D
Daiken, Leslie (author)

Special Collections

Daiken, Leslie (writer)

Special Collections

Dairy Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Dann-Lewis Photographic Studio

The Museum of English Rural Life

David Brown Tractors

The Museum of English Rural Life

David Scrivener Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

David Wray Collection (agricultural implements)

The Museum of English Rural Life

De La Rue Archive

Special Collections

DEGW Archive

Special Collections

Derek Lovejoy Partnership

The Museum of English Rural Life

Dicken, E.R.H. (horseshoe collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Didcot Parish Library

Special Collections

Dwoskin, Stephen

Art Collections

Dyott, Richard Archibald (rural life collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

E
Edmond, Terry

Art Collections

Eric Guy Collection (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Evacuee Archive

The Museum of English Rural Life

F
F.W. Woolworth Archive

Special Collections

Farm Management Survey

The Museum of English Rural Life

Farm Records

The Museum of English Rural Life

Farmer and Stockbreeder (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Farmers Weekly (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Field, W.W. (wheelwright)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Film (archive films)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Finzi Book Room

Special Collections

Finzi, Joy

Art Collections

Fleming, Peter (author)

Special Collections

Fleming, Peter (writer)

Special Collections

Ford film

The Museum of English Rural Life

Forster, Charles M. (polehead collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Frost, Terry

Art Collections

G
Gaberbocchus Press Collection

Special Collections

Gale, Joseph Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Geo. Monro Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Gibbings Collection

Special Collections

Gibbings, Robert

Art Collections

Gilman-Fraser Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Glanfield

The Museum of English Rural Life

Gloucester Cattle Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Glyn, Elinor (writer)

Special Collections

Golden Head Press Collection

Special Collections

Goodland, Norman (Photographs)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Gore, Spencer Frederick

Art Collections

Great Exhibition Collection

Special Collections

Grower Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Guinness Barley Research Station

The Museum of English Rural Life

Gwynne-Jones, Allan

Art Collections

H
Hampshire Cattle Breeders Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hampshire Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hans Schmoller Collection

Lettering Printing and Graphic Design

Hardman, Minnie Jane

Art Collections

Harris Collection

Special Collections

Harris, T (rural tools collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hartley, Dorothy (rural historian)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Harvesting and Cultivation Objects

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hawkins Collection

Special Collections

Hemeon, Maidie F. (rug maker)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Henley Parish Library

Special Collections

Herbarium Collections

University Herbarium

Historic Farm Buildings Group

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hoad, Mary

Art Collections

Hogarth Press Archive

Special Collections

Hogarth Press, publisher

Special Collections

Holding, Grace Ernestine

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Hooper Photograph Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Horticultural Education Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Howell, Chris (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Huddart, L A Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Hunter, Herbert (agricultural historian)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Huntley & Palmer Archive

Special Collections

Huntley & Palmers Archive

Special Collections

I
Imam, Syed Ali

Art Collections

Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

J
Jakobsen, Preben (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jardine, John (polehead collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jellicoe, Geoffrey (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jellicoe, Susan (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jersey Cattle Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jill Smythies Artwork

University Herbarium

John Allen & Sons (Oxford) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

John Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

John George & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

John Gordon & Co

The Museum of English Rural Life

John H Tyson & Son

The Museum of English Rural Life

John, Augustus

Art Collections

John, Gwen

Art Collections

Johnson, Simon (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Jonathan Cape Archive

Special Collections

Jonathan Cape, publisher

Special Collections

K
Kalkhof, Peter

Art Collections

Karousos, Christos

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Kent Wool Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Kingsland (Sandwich) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Klein, Viola (sociologist)

Special Collections

Knight, J.H. Photograph Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

L
Lailey, George (bowl turner)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Lamb, Ina (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Land Settlement Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Landscape Institute

The Museum of English Rural Life

Law, R. B. Photographs

The Museum of English Rural Life

Lawes Chemical Company Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Lawes, Henrietta

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Lee Irvine (firm)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Littleton and Badsey Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Long Clawson Dairy Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Long Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Longman Group Archive

Special Collections

Lott and Walne Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Louvish, Simon (author)

Special Collections

Louvish, Simon (writer)

Special Collections

Lowndes, Alan

Art Collections

Lydney and District Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

M
Maclise, Daniel

Art Collections

Macmillan & Co. Ltd. Archive

Special Collections

Mair, Harold (horseshoe collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Manners, J.E. Collection (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Marsh, Richard (writer)

Special Collections

Marshall, Sons & Co. Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Massey-Ferguson (UK) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Massingham, Harold J. Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Matthews-Shelley Collection

Special Collections

Maurice Rickards Collection of Ephemera

Lettering Printing and Graphic Design

Mayfield Collection (firm)

The Museum of English Rural Life

McHattie & Co. (Chester) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Messenger & Co. Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Milk Marketing Board

The Museum of English Rural Life

Milling and Baking Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Milner-White & Son

The Museum of English Rural Life

Moore, Piet & Brookes

The Museum of English Rural Life

Morley, Edith (professor)

Special Collections

Mortimer-Jones, David

Art Collections

Mullins, Emily (basket maker)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Museum of English Rural Life Archives

The Museum of English Rural Life

N
Nalder & Nalder (Wantage) Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

National Farmers’ Union

The Museum of English Rural Life

Newton, Duncan

Art Collections

Non-Latin Typeface Collection

Lettering Printing and Graphic Design

North African Plants

University Herbarium

Nye, Philip (soil scientist)

The Museum of English Rural Life

O
O’Donoghue Collection

Special Collections

Oliver & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Open Spaces Society (OSS)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Ormrod, Frank

Art Collections

Otto and Marie Neurath Isotype Collection

Lettering Printing and Graphic Design

Overstone Library

Special Collections

P
Paddick, Charles (firm)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Painter, Frederick Thomas

The Museum of English Rural Life

Paintings and works of Art

The Museum of English Rural Life

Palmer, George William

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Pamphlet Books Collection

Special Collections

Papaspyridi-Karousou, Semni

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Parry, H. B.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Pearce, Cyril C.

Art Collections

Percival Wheat Collection

University Herbarium

Phillip Osborne Collier Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Photographic Collections

The Museum of English Rural Life

Pool, Alfred Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Power Farming Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Preston Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Printing Collection

Special Collections

R
R. & J. Reeves and Son Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

R. Hunt & Co. Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

R. Middleton & Sons (wheelwright)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Rackham, Maurice

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Rado, Richard (mathematician)

Special Collections

Random House UK Archives

Special Collections

Ranks Hovis McDougall Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Rare Book Collections

Special Collections

Reading and District Young Farmers’ Club

The Museum of English Rural Life

Renow-Clarke, Corinne

The Museum of English Rural Life

Reserve Rare Books Collection

Special Collections

Richard Pearson Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Road Locomotive Society

The Museum of English Rural Life

Robert Dawson Romany Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Romano-British Museum

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

The Museum of English Rural Life

Royal Agricultural Society of England

The Museum of English Rural Life

Rubens, Peter Paul

Art Collections

Rugman, Alan (economist)

Special Collections

Rural Industries Bureau Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

S
Salò Republic Collection

Special Collections

Samuelson & Co. Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Sandwich and District Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Seaby, Allen W.

Art Collections

Seaby, Allen William

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Seed Archive

University Herbarium

Sharp, Rev. C.J. (rural life collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Shaw, Colin (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Shepheard, Peter (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Shorthorn Society UK

The Museum of English Rural Life

Sickert, Walter Richard

Art Collections

Silsoe Research Institute

The Museum of English Rural Life

Simonds, G (trade token collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Simpson, Betty (horse brass collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Sinclair, Hugh Macdonald (nutritionist)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Smith, C. S. (agricultural journalist)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Smith, Lavinia (rural life collector)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Snow, Cecil F., Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Sowerby Stud Card Collection

Special Collections

Spellman Collection (Music)

Special Collections

Spencer, Bernard (writer)

Special Collections

Spillers Ltd. Flour Mills

The Museum of English Rural Life

Standing Conference on Countryside Sports

The Museum of English Rural Life

Stanford, Eric

Art Collections

Stapledon, R G (agricultural scientist)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Steele, Julia Katherine (Wickes)

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Studley College Archive

The Museum of English Rural Life

Surrey Amenity Council

The Museum of English Rural Life

Suttons Seeds Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

T
Tandy, Clifford (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Tarlton, John (photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Tate, William Edward (enclosure historian)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Thames Valley Eggs Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

The Royal Smithfield Club

The Museum of English Rural Life

Thompson, Marian (landscape architect)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Todhunter, John (writer)

Special Collections

Tools and Trades History Society Library

The Museum of English Rural Life

Toynbee, Jocelyn

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Trade Literature

The Museum of English Rural Life

Treacher, Llewellyn, Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Trevelyan, Julian

Art Collections

Trewin, J.C. (writer)

Special Collections

Two Rivers Press Collection

Special Collections

U
Unigate Plc

The Museum of English Rural Life

United Committee for the Taxation of Land Values

The Museum of English Rural Life

Ure, Annie Dunman (Hunt)

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Ure, Percy Neville

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

V
Vale of Evesham Asparagus Growers Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Vidal, Louis

Art Collections

W
W.E. Bull & Sons

The Museum of English Rural Life

W.H. Smith Business Archive

Special Collections

Wagons, carts and carriages

The Museum of English Rural Life

Wain Collection

Special Collections

Wallis & Steevens Ltd., Archive

The Museum of English Rural Life

Walter A. Wood (Horsham) Co. Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Wantage Engineering Company

The Museum of English Rural Life

Weber, Max

Art Collections

Wellington Estate Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Wells, Harry (handle maker)

The Museum of English Rural Life

West Midland Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

West of England Farmers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Westall, Gerry (Photographic)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Western Woodland Owners Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Whistler, James McNeill

Art Collections

Whitelaw, Billie (actress)

Special Collections

Wickes, Anne Mary

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Wight, Miss Marjory L. Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

William Aitkenhead Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

William Cook Engineers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

William Cottis & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

William Pond & Sons Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Wizard of Oz Collection

Special Collections

Wokingham and District Agricultural Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Women’s Farm and Garden Association

The Museum of English Rural Life

Women’s Institute

The Museum of English Rural Life

Women’s Land Army Collections

The Museum of English Rural Life

Woods, Katharine S., Photographic Collection

The Museum of English Rural Life

Worth, Katharine (writer)

Special Collections

Worth, Katherine (writer)

Special Collections

Wright, Dorothy (basket making)

The Museum of English Rural Life

Wylde, Theresa Victoria

Art Collections

Wynmalen Photographs

The Museum of English Rural Life

Y
Yates, Harold James

Art Collections

Yorkshire and Northern Wool Growers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life

Yorkshire Egg Producers Ltd.

The Museum of English Rural Life