Barbara Balmer Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Ephemera of the Scottish Women's Keep Fit Association and the Aberdeen Keep Fit Association, with a portrait of Stuart Hopps, as well as papers and programmes relating to Stuart Hopps' work, and Balmer's art work.

Administrative / Biographical History

Barbara Balmer trained at Coventry and Edinburgh Colleges of Art. She was Visiting Lecturer in Drawing at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen. She lives in Stamford, Lincolnshire. She was a pupil of Laban-based movement with the Scottish Women's Keep Fit Association and open dance workshops with Stuart Hopps.

Arrangement

This small collection has been arranged into the following series:

  • 1/ Ephemera of the Scottish Women's Keep Fit Association and the Aberdeen Keep Fit Association, 1974, 6 items
  • 2/ Photographs, 1 item
  • 3/ News clippings, 1978, 2 items
  • 4/ Programmes, 1977-1978, 1 item
  • 5/ Retrospective, 1995; 2004, 2 items

Conditions Governing Access

Access by appointment only. Contact the Archivist

Other Finding Aids

This Collection has been catalogued on to the Laban Archive catalogue.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jane Fowler, Archivist, Laban.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies can be made according to copyright law and depending on the condition of the documents. Please consult the Archivist.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Material

Further information on Stuart Hopps can be found in the Stuart Hopps Collection held in the Laban Archive.