The collection includes :
Scrapbooks: 1 very large and delicate scrapbook containing material relating to Assemblies given by Theresa Cornelys at Carlisle House, Soho Square, 1763-1780; Indexed scrapbook containing 19th century and early 20th Century press cuttings on dancers from The Illustrated London News and other sources, compiled by Mark E. Perugini; Richardson's OBE Scrapbooks containing press cuttings and messages of congratulations following his appointment in 1951.
Notebooks: 6 notebooks containing a variety of press cuttings and articles related to Richardson's work 1921-1926; 1 notebooks containing handwritten notes for four chapters of 'The Autobiography of a Dancer'
Articles & Illustrations: from various publications, 1919-1950
Papers & Correspondence: including notices of 19th Century Assemblies in Richmond and London, 1804-1822
Programmes including "The Star" Ball and Ballroom Championship programmes (1925 - 1966); Blackpool Annual Dance Festivals (1946 - 1975); Butlin's Annual Re-Union Prgrammes, including the Amateur Veleta Challenge Trophy Competition