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The Papers of Miss M.E. Grimshaw
Fellow of Newnham College
(1904-1990)

held in the Department of Coins and Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum

Contents

BOX 1 (1-104)
Letters, invoices for coins sent on approval, papers by MEG, research notes

BOX 2 (105-135)
Research notes (cont.), rough notes concerning Christ's Hospital Medals, reviews, various journals and booklets, indexes

BOX 3 (136-138)
Indexes

BOX 4 (139-142 + 145)
Indexes

CARD INDEX BOXES (143-144)
Indexes

BOX 5 (146-154)
Photographs


Letters

1 (1-3)

A.H. Baldwin and Sons
With attached, reply from MEG

2 (1-3)

Andrews, J.R.
Notes on Mary Russell's silver prize medal, 1789.

3

Ashton, N.C.
Etch for sterling silver.

4 (1-2)

Barlow, T.

5

Bartle, G.F.

 

Blackburn, M.A.S. (Fitzwilliam Museum. Dept. of Coins and Medals)
Letter to D. Molys, see Item 34
Letter to R. Pilling, see Item 36

6 (1-5)

Brown
Letter to Brown, from MEG, concerning British historical medals notes.

7

Bury, S. (Victoria and Albert Museum)

8

Caine
Letter to Caine, from MEG

9 (1-3)

Cardew, G.

10

Corbett, M.E. (Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale Libraries

11

Cross, M. (Borough of Preston)

12 (1-23)

Dadson, E.
Christ's Hospital medals. Notes on Anne J. Clough, the first Principal of Newnham College.

13

Delieb, E.

14

Demoge, P.H.

15

Dobie, K.H.

16

Downes
Letter to Downes, from MEG

17 (1-38)

Finlay, M.
Notes on writing implements.

18 (1-16)

Fitzwilliam Museum.
Concerning donations of both the collection and individual items.

19 (1-2)

Garnons Williams, B.H.

20 (1-2)

Gill(?). (Newnham College)

21

Grant Peterkin, K.

22 (1-2)

Greenhalgh, P.J.

23 (1-3)

Grimwade, A.G.

24 (1-10)

Gubbins, M.

25 (1-2)

Hall
Letter to Hall, from MEG

26

Hardwick, P.

27 (1-2)

Harris, G.

28 (1-7)

How, G.E.P.
Notes on Scottish makers' marks.

29

Inglis, B.

30 (1-3)

Inway, J.
With attached, reply from MEG

31 (1-2)

Martin, J. (British Museum)
Christ's Hospital medals.

32

Medvei, V.C.

33 (1-3)

Mischler, S.M.

34 (1-5)

Molys, D.
With attached, reply from M.A.S. Blackburn

35

Payne, P.

36 (1-2)

Pilling, R.
With attached, reply from M.A.S. Blackburn

37 (1-3)

Plumb, Prof. J.H.
With attached, replies from MEG

38 (1-2)

Plumley, N.M.
Christ's Hospital medals.

39

Pollard, G.

40 (1-2)

Salter, J.

41 (1-5)

Sanders, G.S. (James Walker Ltd.)

42

Saunders, R.G.

43 (1-2)

Scott, B.

44

Sealey, D.L.F. (British Museum. Natural History)

45

Skinner, J.V. (Aberdeen Grammar School)

46

Sleath, A.

47 (1-2)

Stainton, T.

48 (1-2)

Stevens, A.

49

Stretton E.N.

50 (1-6)

Taylor, J.R.B.
Architectural medals.
With attached, replies from MEG

51

Thomas, S.

52

Wakefield.
Letter to Wakefield, from MEG

53 (1-3)

Walker, M.
Silversmiths' apprentices.

54

Warr, N.

55 (1-2)

Wilkinson, W.R.T.

Invoices for coins sent on approval, and sometimes bought by MEG

56 (1-3)

A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd.

57 (1-2)

Asprey & Co.

58 (1-8)

Bradfield, J.W.

59 (1-4)

Brand Inglis Ltd.

60 (1-6)

C.J. Vander Ltd.

61 (1-2)

Davies, P.R.

62

De Havilland Antiques Ltd.

63

Delehar

64 (1-2)

Dowle, Anthony

65 (1-14)

Eimer, Christopher

66

Fotheringham, Henry Steuart

67

Frederick Gould (Antiques) Ltd.

68

Glasgow Museum and Art Galleries

69

Green, Robert Alan

70

Heffernan and Jones

71

Hobart House

72 (1-4)

How

73

Hutton, Eleanor

74

J.H. Bourdon-Smith Ltd.

75

Linden & Co. (Antiques) Ltd.

76

Lion Passant

77 (1-6)

Mary Cook Antiques Ltd.

78

Monks, Simon

79

N. Bloom & Sons Ltd.

80 (1-4)

Parkes, J.

81 (1-2)

Philip Andrade Ltd.

82

Reinhold, Michael

83 (1-6)

Schredds

84 (1-14)

Seaby Ltd.

85 (1-6)

Sotheby's

86 (1-51)

Spink and Sons Ltd.

87 (1-2)

Stanley Gibbon Ltd.

88 (1-2)

Stearns, Michael

89 (1-4)

Thomas Lumley Ltd.

90 (1-6)

Warr, N.C.

91 (1-11)

Weir & Sons (Dublin) Ltd.

92 (1-2)

William Whelan Ltd.

93

The Wren House.

Papers by M.E. Grimshaw.

94 (1-21)

'Three hundred years of school prizes and badges of silver, 1545-1845.' British and Foreign School Society. 3.11.1971

95 (1-2)

'School medallions and badges of silver from the time of Charles II to Victoria.' Cambridge Numismatic Society. 10.12.1973

96 (1-34)

'Some 18th century silver medals of public schools and grammar schools of the British Isles.' Cambridge Numismatic Society. 17.10.1977.
('The Mercers' Company and the medallist Thomas Pingo' appended.)

97 (1-20)

'Christ's Hospital and engravers of the Royal Mint, 1670-1850.' Cambridge Numismatic Society. 21.2.1983

98 (1-24)

'Christ's Hospital and engravers of the Royal Mint, 1670-1850.' Manuscript copy.

99 (1-35)

'English silver school medals.' British Association of Numismatic Societies, Lecture Course. 7.9.1985

100 (1-4)

'Architectural school medals.' Antique Collector. May 1988

101 (1-16)

'Laurence Halloran: schoolmaster, naval chaplain and convict.' Cambridge Numismatic Society. 19.9.1988

102 (1-9)

Articles for 'The Blue' (Christ's Hospital magazine):

'The mathemats' badges.'  July 1984
'The New Mathematical School and the Stone badge.'  March 1985
'The markers' medals.'  December 1985
'Prize pens and medals.'  December 1988
'A remarkable 18th century mathemat.'  July 1988

Research Notes. Drafts of lectures and papers.

103 (1-86)

Laurence Halloran

104

List of MEG.'s medals, referenced to her books.

105 (1-28)

Architectural school medallions.

106 (1-26)

'Why school medals?' (Four different drafts)

107 (1-4)

Apprentice silversmiths.

108 (1-17)

Covent Garden and Astley's Amphitheatre (with cuttings from Country Life, 1969, 1970 & 1972)

109 (1-5)

Rough notes on medals, medallists and artists.

110 (1-77)

Notes and letters from B.T. Curtis, of A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., concerning the Watt's collection of medals.

111 (1-19)

MEG's record of expenditure on, and sales of, her three silver medals books.

112 (1-3)

Correspondence with Goldsmith's Hall for a grant towards the publishing of work on 'Silver medals, 1550-1850'.

Christ's Hospital Medals. Rough notes.

113 (1-9)

The Mathemats' badge and the Stone badges.

114 (1-10)

The markers' medals.

115 (1-9)

The Stone Foundation.

116 (1-2)

Mathematical boys at Christ's Hospital - scheme of learning.

117 (1-23)

John Stock's Foundation.

118 (1-5)

Apprenticeship fees.

119 (1-52)

Royal Mathematical School accounts and Christ's Hospital cashbooks, 1674-1850.

120 (1-32)

Almoner's Committee notes, 1693-1840.

121 (1-16)

Notes on Christ's Hospital.

Reviews.

122 (1-10)

Reviews of MEG's books.

Various journals and booklets.

123 (1-4)

The Blue.
Summer 1983. Letter on medals, p.50.
Lent 1984. The Mathemats' badges, p.142.
Summer 1985. The markers' medals, p.17.
Summer 1988. A remarkable 18th century mathemat, p.199.

124

Dobie, K.H.  Dumfries silversmiths.

125 (1-2)

Dutton, R.  How I cast medals.

126

J.H. Bourdon-Smith Ltd.  Catalogue No.28, 1985.

127

Nelson, H.M. and B.L. Pearce.  The happiest days - a history of education in Twickenham. Pt. 1.

128

Rayner, P.A.  Designers and engravers of the English milled coinage, 1662-1953.

129

Rowe, V.A.  The Bluecoat children in Ware, 1564-1761.

130

Sheppard, T.  A list of Yorkshire medals in the Municipal Museum at Hull. (Yorkshire Numismatic Society)

131 (1-2)

Worshipful Company of Innholders, and its Hall in College Street, London, EC4.  Historical notes.

Indexes

132

British Museum. Dept. of Coins and Medals, and Dept. of Medieval and Later Antiquities (Montague Guest Collection). Notes on individual medals.

133

The G.S. (Gerald Sanders?) Collection. Notes on individual medals.

134

Miscellaneous. Notes on individual medals.

135

Jeremy Taylor. 'The Architectural Medal.' Notes on individual medals.

136

M.E. Grimshaw Collection. School medals before 1826.

137

M.E. Grimshaw Collection. School medals 1673-

138

School medals and other badges and medals, including some from the collection of G.S. Sanders.

139 (1-200)

Historical details of schools, institutions and medallists.   Aberdeen-Edinburgh.

140 (1-186)

Historical details of schools, institutions and medallists.   Enfield-Perth.

141 (1-123)

Historical details of schools, institutions and medallists.   Pingo-Yeo.

142 (1-128)

Notes on schools, schoolmasters, awards, etc., in most cases not directly related to MEG's collection.

143

1.  Schoolmasters and schoolmistresses.
2.  Silversmiths.
3.  Medallists.
4.  Other medals.
5.  Girls' schools - Great Britain.
6.  Scottish and Irish schools.

144

1.  The M.E. Grimshaw Collection of school medals.
2.  Medals of Scotland.
3.  Schools and teachers, in some cases giving locations and dates.
4.  Badges of Charles I and Charles II.

145

Small ringbinder containing details of MEG's collection.

146 (1-4)

Listing of MEG's photographs of medals. Only some of them are present in these papers.

147

Miscellaneous photographs of MEG's medals.

148

Photographs and negatives used in 'Pre-Victorian silver school medals awarded to girls in Great Britain'.

149

Photographs and negatives used in 'Silver medals, badges and trophies from schools in the British Isles, 1550-1850'.

150

Photographs and negatives used in 'Silver medals from Scottish and Irish schools'.

151

Photographs of MEG's silver school medals taken by the Fitzwilliam Museum Photographic Department.

152

Photographs and notes on the Aberdeen Grammar School arrow and archery medals. See also separately mounted photograph, Item 154 (2).

153

Miscellaneous photographs - some from dealers, some with notes attached.

154 (1-2)

Two separately mounted photographs.
1.  Royal Free School Borough Road Monitor badges.
2.   Aberdeen Grammar School arrow and archery medals. See also Item 152.

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