Collections

Arthur Dooley Archive

The Arthur Dooley Archive represents the life and work of the Liverpool sculptor, Arthur Dooley.

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The Elder Dempster Captain Morgan Archive Collection

Collection relating to the Elder Dempster shipping line, collected by Captain James Morgan over the course of his life.

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England's Dreaming: The Jon Savage Archive

England's Dreaming is an extensive collection that was purchased in 2002 from Jon Savage - the music journalist and cultural historian. The collection charts the history of the Sex Pistols and the whole of the punk era.

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The Everyman Theatre Archive

The Everyman Theatre was established in 1964, and this archive includes material from the 1960s to the 21st century.

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Femorabilia Collection

The Femorabilia Collection contains a wide range of girl's comics and women's magazines, from Bunty to Spare Rib. The collection includes a growing selection of girl’s comics and women’s magazines, which date back to the 1920s. The comics and magazines chart the development of the feminine reading career, from young girl’s adventure stories through to marriage and domesticity.

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Frankie Vaughan Archive

The Frankie Vaughan archive, containing sheet music, scores and orchestral and band parts, all used by Frankie Vaughan throughout his career.

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Index on Censorship Collection

The Index on Censorship Collection at LJMU consists of physical copies of the original Index on Censorship magazines from launch in 1972 to 2022.

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International Times: The Barry Miles Archive

The International Times (IT) archive include a complete run of the paper along with the editorial minutes and internal memos detailing the finances and reactions to the police raids and take-over attempts which characterised the paper's colourful history.

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Jeff Nuttall: My Own Mag Archive

Complete run of 'My Own Mag' and 'George: Son of My Own Mag'.

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Liddell Hart Collection of Costume

The Liddell Hart Collection is a highly individual fashion archive, containing not only works directly concerning fashion, but also on feminism, psychology of dress and the social scene and society at the turn of the nineteenth/twentieth century.

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Littlewoods Digital Archive

The Littlewoods Digital Archive is part of the Littlewoods Heritage Project, a collaboration between LJMU and the National Football Museum Archive in Preston

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Liverpool's Royal Court Theatre Archive

Archive of Liverpool's Royal Court Theatre.

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LJMU History Collection

A collection relating to the history of Liverpool John Moores University, with records from the Colleges and Schools that eventually formed LJMU.

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Marie Corelli: The Maureen Bell Collection

Collection of books, pamphlets and booklets by Marie Corelli, along with anthologies containing work by Corelli and biographies and other writing about Corelli.

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Notable Women: The Maureen Bell Collection

Collection of books from Maureen Bell. The volumes contain multiple biographies of women, mostly Victorian, aimed at a female market, including some notable bindings.

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The Peter Farrer Collection

A collection of material on cross-dressing, clothes and costume collected by Peter Farrer. There are over 650 items in this collection, including magazines, books, catalogues, short stories, newsletters, manuscripts and letters. Catalogues provide material from the Victorian era to the 1940s, along with magazines, books and short stories ranging from the 1970s to the early 2000s. This archive also includes works published by Peter Farrer himself, not including the articles he wrote for magazines:

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Situationist International: The John McCready Archive

The Situationist International: John McCready Archive is a collection of books, leaflets, posters, tracts and various ephemera relating to the Situationist International.

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The Stafford Beer Collection

The Stafford Beer Collection consists of almost 2000 books and pamphlets reflecting Professor Beer's wide-ranging interests and the development of his thinking.

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Watching: The Jim Hitchmough Collection

Collection relating to 'Watching' by Jim Hitchmough, containing rehearsal and camera scripts, storylines and other materials related to the play and later television series 'Watching' alongside other works by Jim Hitchmough and associated materials.

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Willy Russell Archive

The Willy Russell Archive contains material that was produced throughout the course of Willy Russell’s career and is a comprehensive representation of his body of work.

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