Hatton Gallery Archive

Scope and Content

The Hatton Gallery Archive contains material relating to the history of the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, from its foundation in 1926 up to 2010.

The major focus of the archive is the Gallery's exhibition history. It contains:

  • Correspondence relating to exhibitions
  • Correspondence with artists
  • Leaflets and ephemera relating to exhibitions
  • Plans, notes and papers relating to exhibitions and installations
  • Photographs of the Gallery and exhibitions
  • Accounts, receipts and bills
  • Newspaper cuttings and articles
  • Miscellaneous papers and documents

A secondary focus of the Archive is its holdings relating to the Hatton Gallery's permanent collection of artworks. This consists of:

  • Correspondence relating to objects in the collection
  • Correspondence with artists, collectors, donors and specialists
  • Research notes relating to collection objects
  • Paperwork relating to object conservation
  • Notes and papers relating to exhibitions and installations of Gallery objects
  • Photographs of objects from the collection
  • Accounts, receipts and bills
  • Newspaper cuttings and articles
  • Miscellaneous papers and documents

The Archive further contains material relating to the Gallery's foundation, buildings, and administration.

Arrangement

Hatton Gallery archival material has been grouped by type and then arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

The Archive may be viewed by appointment at the Hatton Gallery.

Note

The initial catalogue of the collection was compiled by Niall Hodson, Assistant Keeper of Art at the Hatton Gallery.

Conditions Governing Use

Written permission must be sought before any archival material is published.