Papers and designs of the Silver Studio design practice, comprising: Personal correspondence and papers of the Silver family, photographs and family albums, personal cards (Christmas, visiting etc).
Business correspondence, business diaries and time books, staff records, studio trade cards, letter heads, order forms, notes and studio inventories, day books and financial records.
Books, magazines and other printed ephemera collected as visual reference material by Silver Studio employees.
Photographic records (glass plate negatives, reference photographs of designs etc); sketch books; printed ephemera, comprising cards (postcards, cigarette cards, greetings, advertising cards), booklets (programmes, guidebooks, exhibition catalogues, leaflets, maps), loose papers (handbills, cuttings, calendars, bookplates, posters).
Silver Studio designs on paper (c40,000 designs for wallpapers, textiles carpets and other domestic furnishings); 5,000 textile samples (both of the Silver Studio and other designers/manufacturers); 5,000 wallpaper samples (loose sheets and albums, both of the Silver Studio and other designers/manufacturers).
Studio objects (door plaque, lamp, paint boxes etc).