Strategy 2000, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, Displays, Self Defence Gallery

Object Title

Strategy 2000, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, Displays, Self Defence Gallery

Strategy 2000, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, Displays, Self Defence Gallery

Date

1994 to 1997

Scope and Content

Records relating to the design of the Self Defence Gallery in the new Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, including initial ideas, drafts of the overall storyline, internal memos, correspondence with the display designers, and snagging lists 1994-97, 1 Examples of press cuttings from the Yorkshire Evening Post for possible use in the Self Defence Gallery, 2 Images chosen by Brian Tattersfield for use in the Self Defence Gallery, 3 Lists of images required for the Self Defence Gallery compiled by Peter Hammond, 4 Correspondence relating to picture research for the Self Defence Gallery, including letters to Christine Crawshaw, Freelance Picture Researcher, 1994-95, 5 Correpondence with Jeffrey Burn, Illustrator, about the possibility of commissioning a picture for the Self Defence Gallery, 1995, 6 Correspondence between Peter Hammond and the Centre for the Study of Public Order, University of Leicester, relating to the design of the Self Defence Gallery, 1995-97, 7 Correspondence betwen Fred Wilkinson and various companies interested in supplying protective clothing and equipment for the Self Defence Gallery, 1994-95, 8 Various drafts of the storyline for the Self Defence Gallery produced by Sally Rousham, 1995, 9 Photographs of the case layouts for the Self Defence Gallery, 10 Examples of drafts of case labels for the Self Defence Gallery, 11 Final drafts (?) of case labels for the Self Defence Gallery, 12 Images obtained from other museums etc and used as graphics in the Self Defence Gallery

Extent

Paper files

Access Conditions

To be reviewed prior to release