Georgian Society for East Yorkshire
Collection Reference: U DGS
Covering Dates: 1887-1997
Description of the Records:
includes files documenting society campaigns and projects around
individual buildings and areas of architectural and historical
significance to the Georgian period. These files generally include
correspondence, photographs, plans, press cuttings and reports.
There are also separate series of photographs, negatives, slides,
plans, drawings and maps also relating to the society’s campaigns
and projects. The photographs depict interior and exterior views of
individual properties, whilst the plans provide information as to
building layout. The files provide contextual information about
specific buildings and document the society’s opinions and
Searching the Collection:
search the collection for specific buildings and conservation areas
using our online catalogue.
You can also use the paper catalogue in our search room if you wish
to browse the whole collection.
How the collection can help your
You can use the records to undertake
research into Georgian period buildings in Hull and East Riding,
threats to them and efforts to preserve and conserve them during
the 20th century. The collection can also aid research into
alterations to and works undertaken on these buildings during the
same period. More generally the records can help you explore
Georgian period listed buildings in Hull and the East Riding.