Elsie Davenport archive

Scope and Content

The archive consists of

  • Correspondence from the British Museum to Elsie Davenport, c1953
  • Notebooks, including handwritten dye recipes and yarn samples
  • Lichen samples

Administrative / Biographical History

There is no biographical information about Elsie Davenport available to support this entry.


The archive material is arranged in the original order in which it was deposited at the CSC.

Conditions Governing Access

The archival material may be viewed by appointment only.


This entry was compiled by Becky Lyle, Submissions Officer for the project and by Jean Vacher, Collections Manager at the Crafts Study Centre.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue is available onsite.

Conditions Governing Use

The photocopying of archival material is not allowed. Written permission must be sought before any archival material is published.

Appraisal Information

None timetabled


None expected