Shirley Hughes Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains material related to the illustration of two books, 'Lucy and Tom's Day' by Shirley Hughes, and 'A Vicarage Family' by Noel Streatfeild.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Shirley Hughes in the course of her illustrating career.


Material has been arranged as follows. Illustrations for 'A vicarage family' have been arranged according to the order in which they appear in the published book.

SH/01: 'Lucy and Tom's Day'

SH/02: 'A Vicarage Family'

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

Deposited on long term loan to Seven Stories by Shirley Hughes in 2005.

Related Material

A photocopied excerpt of pages 137-138 from 'A Life Drawing' by Shirley Hughes, describing the publication of 'Lucy and Tom's Day', was included with the deposit.

Personal Names