Special Collections guides



SC music leaflet (PDF)

A.L. Lloyd Collection and Archive (Folk and traditional, worldwide) 
Book Catalogue 
Archive Catalogue

Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger Collection (Folk and traditional, UK and Eire)
Book & Score Catalogue 

Alan Bush Collection (Eastern European folk and art music)
Book & Score Catalogue 

Collection of The Centre for Russian Music
Books & Scores Catalogue

Alexander Ivashkin-Alfred Schnittke Archive
Scores catalogue
Books catalogue
DVD/VHS catalogue
CD catalogue
Other Non-English Sources catalogue

Daphne Oram (1925-2003) Archive (Electronic musician)
Archive catalogue 
Archival recordings list
Daphne Oram Archive website

Dennis Stevens Collection (On Claudio Monteverdi)
Book & Score Catalogue

Elizabeth Barnard (1906-2003) Archive (Music educationalist)

Kenneth A. Gourlay Collection (folk and traditional music, Africa)
Archive catalogue
Recordings on British Library Sounds

WRPM: Women's Revolutions Per Minute Recordings of music performed, composed and produced by women; an administrative archive of feminist distribution and promotion business.

Art and Design

The Women's Art Library (MAKE)
Archive catalogue 
Women's Art Library/MAKE

Women of Colour Index 1985-1995 (WOCI)
Information on individual Black women artists working in the UK as well as key exhibitions that took place during the late 1980s and early 1990s
Artists within The Women of Colour Index

Artists' books showcase
Books Catalogue, Special Collections reading room

Angus Fairhurst collection
Angus Fairhurst bibliography
Books Catalogue, Special Collections reading room

MFA Art Writing Collection (2010- )

Art Department degree show catalogues (1979-2011)

Creative Curating MA Archive (1996-2002) project documentation from the first curating MA at Goldsmiths

Contemporary art files
Archive catalogue

Nimarkoh Indent Archive (Artists' magazines, comics and newspapers)

Bank ephemera collection (Flyers, cards and press releases by the artists' group Bank)
Archive catalogue

Engage (Resource library from Engage, the National Association for Gallery
Engage List
Website: Engage Resource Library

Engaged Magazine Archive
also Engaged web archive

Textile Collection and Constance Howard Gallery
in Deptford Town Hall, see Textile Collection and Gallery webpages

If no link is given, please ask in Special Collections to view the collection.

Theatre, Media and Film

SC theatre leaflet PDF guide

Future Histories : Black theatre and carnival archive (1970s-2000) (Black Theatre Forum, Nitro and Motiroti)
Archive catalogue 
Website: Future Histories

Lift Living Archive : records of The London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT), (1981-2001)
Archive catalogue 
Lift Living Archive (PDF)
Website: LLA

Theatre and Ireland (Microfilms of manuscripts, diaries and other items)

Terence Kelly Collection (Reports and cuttings files on radio and television broadcasting)

National Network for Arts in Health (NNAH) Collection (1985-2004), including Baron Archive of Health Care Arts
Archive catalogue

National Campaign for the Arts Archive (1985-1998)

Margot Heinemann (1913-1992) Archive
Archive Catalogue
Archives Hub 

Rossell Collection (Books and other publications covering the history of world cinema)
Rossell collection leaflet
Rossell pamphlets
Books Catalogue
Archive Catalogue

The Other Cinema
Archive Catalogue

Thomas Collections (Books on the history of broadcasting in the UK)
Books & CDs Catalogue

Culture, society and the individual

Culture and Society collections (PDF)

Dr Albert Ellis (1913 - ) Paperson REBT

National Network for Arts in Health (NNAH) Collection (1985-2004), including Baron Archive of Health Care Arts
Archive catalogue

National Campaign for the Arts Archive (1985-1998)

Richard Hoggart (1918- ) Papers (relating to his work on external committees during his period as Warden of Goldsmiths College from 1976 to 1984)
Archive catalogue

Margot Heinemann (1913-1992) Archive
Archive Catalogue
Archives Hub

Paris Commune Collection
collected by Adrian Rifkin
Books Catalogue

Vic Seidler, Ben Gidley and Andrew Goodman's papers on late 20th-century society and social movements
Seidler Archive Catalogue
Seidler Books Catalogue
Gidley Archive Catalogue

Goldsmiths College Archive

Archive catalogue

William Loring Papers (1865-1915) (personal correspondence, photos and other documents of William Loring, first Warden of Goldsmiths, chiefly while deployed during the First World War)
Archive Catalogue

The College Publications Collection pamphlets published under the Goldsmiths imprint, inaugural lectures etc.
Pamphlets Catalogue

The College Collection historic book collections of Goldsmiths college and its constituent bodies
Books Catalogue

A selection of items from the Goldsmiths Archive has been digitised, including Annual Reports and Prospectuses of the Art School.