David Cassidy Collection

Scope and Content

This collection consists of cuttings, publications and memorabilia relating to David Cassidy and members of his fan club.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Bruce Cassidy, born on 12 April 1950, is an American singer best known for his role in the musical sitcom The Partridge Family. He enjoyed further success as a solo artist in the 1970s including two number one singles. This collection was created by David Cassidy fan Kay Chesterman, who gathered contemporary artefacts relating to the singer during his period of chart success and beyond.


This collection has been arranged into four series:

  • THM/378/1 - Printed Materials
  • THM/378/2 - Scrapbooks
  • THM/378/3 - Posters
  • THM/378/4 - Fan Club Materials

Access Information

This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.

Access to some of the material may be restricted. These are noted in the catalogue where relevant.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Kay Chesterman.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.


No further accruals to this collectionare expected.

Related Material

See also the core collections of the V&A Theatre and Performance Department. Material relating to David Cassidy may be found in several collections, including the biographical, productions, company and photographs files.

Please ask the Department of Theatre & Performance enquiry team for further details.

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