Browse Collections (25 total)

Morrab Archive


Various digitised images from the Morrab Archives. Each with the archival number expressed using dots instead of slashes.

Pye Collection

PC 071.tif

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…

Caldwell Harpur Family Album

CHA 145.tif

Caldwell Harpur, (born Elliott Calwell Harpur in Spalford, Nottinghamshire, England on 25 February 1866) kept very detailed diaries from his 14th to…

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…

Gutch Collection

A collection of digital images from an album which is not owned by the Morrab Library. A former owner of the album has made these images available to…

Morrab Library Archives


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

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:…

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…

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…

Dawson Napoleonic Collection

Photographs of items from the Morrab Library's Dawson Napoleonic Collection

Contributors: Dawson

Geoffrey Harvey Album , Cartes de Visites.


An album of 'Cartes de Visites' taken in the 1860s, representing a record of the Penzance middle and upper classes of this era.

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…