Browse Collections (38 total)

Morrab Library


This was started by David Puddifoot as a place to keep photos taken for a calendar in 2022.

Morrab Library Archives


Items digitised from collections in the Morrab Library's archive.

Newlyn Collection

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The Newlyn Collection, collected and donated by Dr Eric Richards depicts many aspects of life and work in Newlyn between 1880 and 1930. Many of the…

Old Penwithians Association


A collection of images relating to the Penzance County School for Boys which became Penzance County Grammar School and then Humphry Davy Grammar…

Penzance Old Cornwall Society

This is a wide ranging collection of images which includes photo albums, glass negatives and prints together with a large amount of 35mm slides by…

Pye Collection

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The collection consists of 422 photos which were donated by the St Just in Rosalind and St Mawes Heritage Group. The collection consists of images of…

Richards Collection

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The Richards Collection represents the work of one Penzance family of professional photographers over several generations - from the early 1850s until…

Serena Wadham Archive


Serena Wadham (1930-2006) was a photojournalist who was based in Islington from the late 1960s until 1987, when she retired to Cornwall, spending her…

Small Photo Album

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Album with photos and postcards glued in place. Some pages are collaged and some have captions

Stanley Opie Archaeology


The Stanley Opie Archaeology collection (1001 quarter plate glass negatives) covers archaeological sites and excavations from the 1920s to 1950s. It…

The Ronald Garlick Newport Collection of Gibson Wreck Photographs


A collection of mostly shipwreck photographs mostly by Gibson of Penzance.
CSI: Richard Larn & Clive Carter, Cornish Shipwrecks, Vol 1:…

Trevaskis Collection


The surname comes from the farm of Trevaskis standing close by Gwinear parish.
W.J. Trevaskis was in a geographically-constrained way a successful…

Turner Album


An album of photos was donated to the library with no information attached other than a signature inscribed inside the cover.
'Florence M. Woodman…

Way Collection

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This collection contains views and images of people taken in the latter part of the 19th early 20th centuries.

It is not possible to identify…

Zennor Wayside Museum

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The collection came from the Zennor Wayside Museum which was housed at the old mill in Zennor. It was privately run and when the owners retired the…