RA Collection: Archive
Extent & medium
For many years the finding aid for this archive included forty one sketchbooks. These have now been catalogued fully as part of the works on paper collection and are available to search in another portion of the catalogue. For the purposes of this finding aid the original numbering system has been retained, and so the archive catalogue commences at number 42. The material under this title comes from various sources. The only factor linking each segment of this archive is Frederic Leighton himself. This archive comprises miscellaneous items originating with, or pertaining to, Frederic, Lord Leighton.
The items in this archive come from various sources. Therefore the archival history is recorded at a more appropriate level in the catalogue.
The acquisition differs in this archive and a description is offered for each elsewhere in the catalogue.
This archive was originally catalogued by Jean Agnew, for the H.M.C., in March 1974.