fonds DBP - Darrell Buttery Papers

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Darrell Buttery Papers


  • 1974-2018 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.18 cubic metres

9 boxes plus digital files

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Darrell Buttery was born in 1941 and is a leading member of the York community. He has taught English in schools in and around York for many years, but is also noted for his work for the City particularly through local societies. He is a member of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and the York Georgian Society and is currently President of the York Civic Trust.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute by Mr Buttery in 2004. Further additions were made to the archive in 2009, 2013 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

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Scope and content

Photocopies / digital copies of diaries, 1974-2018.


Further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

These papers are closed without the written permission of Mr Buttery.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

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Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by S. A. Shearn, 23.04.15.




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