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Author: Sir James Mackintosh
Item date: 1790 - 1832
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 10,000
Item cost: 115,000
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

An important addition to the Mackintosh papers already held by the BL, containing autograph letters from Pitt, Fox, Perceval, Canning, Thomas Moore, Maria Edgeworth, Godwin, Malthus, James Mill and ST Coleridge

Author: Anon
Item date: 1711 - 1777
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: £920
Item cost: £920
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

A volume of tracts containing nearly 50 poems in German or Latin on the death of leading citizens of Augsburg and othe related material. An important source of historical and biograhical information on one of 18th century Germanys leading commercial centres

Author: John Spilsbury
Item date: 1766-7
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 5,000
Item cost: 22,000
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Probably the only set to survive in the form as issued, in original matching oak boxes; includes the first published jigsaw; they were designed to be geographical teaching aids. Illustrated on p20 of AR

Author: Christopher Norton
Item date: 1763-94
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 1500
Item cost: 1500
Institution: National Library of Scotland
Town/City: Edinburgh

A detailed and fascinating record of the life of the British, especially Scots, living and working in Rome in 18th century. Norton was a close associate of James Byres the antiquary and dealer in antiquities. Illustrated in p22 of AR

Author: John Gregory Crace and John Dibblee Crace
Item date: 19th & 20th century
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 2,000
Item cost: 11,500
Institution: Victoria & Albert Museum
Town/City: London

An important addition to the V&As considerable holding of papers of one of the most notable design and interior decoration practices of the 19th century

Author: Sir Michael Redgrave
Item date: 1908-85
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 50,000
Item cost: 150,000
Institution: Victoria & Albert Museum, Dept of Theatre & Performance
Town/City: London

Diaries, photographs, recordings, theatrical and business papers, scrapbooks, correspondence, play texts and manuscripts of Redgraves own work. Illustrated on p27 of AR

Author: Richard Dadd
Item date: 1842-43
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 4,500
Item cost: 18,000
Institution: Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum
Town/City: Beckenham
County: Kent

2 letters from R Dadd describing his travels in Turkey & Lebanon, one from his travelling companion Sir Thomas Phillips, one from Dadds father and the last from his brother describing the aftermath of Richard Dadds murder of his father

Author: Richard Dadd
Item date: 1842-3
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 4,500
Item cost: 18,000
Institution: Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum
Town/City: Beckenham
County: Kent

One of only 2 known surviving sketchbooks of Dadds foreign travels; the other is in the V&A. Illustrated on p 30 of AR

Author: Iris Murdoch
Item date: 1938-91
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 13,000
Item cost: 25,000
Institution: Bodleian Library
Town/City: Oxford
County: Oxfordshire

140 unpublished letters by Iris Murdoch to one-time fiance David Hicks, written over a period of 53 years. Grant from Philip Larkin fund

Author: Bill Naughton
Item date: 1910-92
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 20,525
Item cost: 80,000
Institution: Bolton Museum and Archives Service
Town/City: Bolton
County: Lancashire

Archive of notes & drafts of books, plays for television & radio, plus a journal contained in 400 notebooks, with photographs. Grant from Philip Larkin fund