Ruth Gervis Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 RG
  • Dates of Creation
      nd [1936]
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 archive box

Scope and Content

Collection contains material associated with the book 'Ballet Shoes', illustrated by Ruth Gervis and written by her sister, Noel Streatfeild. Material is largely comprised of original pencil drawings, but also includes a performance licence and printed illustrations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Ruth Gervis in the course of her illustration career.


Material has been arranged as follows:

RG/01: Ballet Shoes

RG/01/01: Finished pencil illustrations

RG/01/02: Printed illustrations

RG/01/03: Unused illustrations

RG/01/04: Performance licence

RG/01/05: Unidentified illustration

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Appraisal Information

Material has been appraised.

Custodial History

Material was purchased by Seven Stories from John Williams Children's and Illustrated Books in 2000.

Personal Names