Personal papers and art work of Margaret Pilkington

  • Reference
      GB 133 PIL/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      5 series; 212 items.

Scope and Content

This is the largest section of the archive and covers many different aspects of Margaret Pilkington's life. The personal papers cover Margaret Pilkington's correspondence with her wide circle of friends, family and professional acquaintances, the day to day events of her life as recorded in her appointment diaries, accounts of her extensive foreign travels, examples of the art she created and material she kept relating to her recognised achievements.


The personal papers are divided into five series:

  • PIL/1/1: Correspondence;
  • PIL/1/2: Diaries;
  • PIL/1/3: Travel writing;
  • PIL/1/4: Artistic works, lectures, talks and exhibitions;
  • PIL/1/5: Papers relating to Margaret Pilkington's public role.