• Title
    Marjorie Curtis Collection
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1917 - 2016
  • Creator
    • Marjorie CurtisBiography
  • Scope and Content
    The Marjorie Curtis Collection contains a selection of materials relating to the "Cottingley fairies" photographs, as taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths. Curtis was married to Percy Curtis, who was uncle to Wright and Griffiths. The collection contains publications containing representations of the Cottingley fairies, promotional materials, newspaper cuttings and other published material relating to the photographs. The collection also includes family photographs of Marjorie and Percy Curtis, Elsie Wright, Frances Griffiths and other family members including Elizabeth Fieldhouse (Grandma Curtis).
  • Extent
    1 clamshell box
  • Physical description
  • Language
  • Archival history
    The collection was donated to the National Science and Media Museum in 2018 by a relative of Marjorie Curtis.
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
  • Associated people and organisations
    • Wright, ElsieBiography
    • Griffiths, FrancesBiography
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with the NSMM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility.
  • Conditions governing Reproduction
    Copies may be supplied of items in the collection, provided that the copying process used does not damage the item or is not detrimental to its preservation. Copies will be supplied in accordance with the NSMM’s terms and conditions for the supply and reproduction of copies, and the provisions of any relevant copyright legislation.
  • System of arrangement
    This collection is currently being processed and this field will be updated at a later date.
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