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A visit to the Mantellian Museum at Lewes, by Robert Bakewell, published 1829 in Magazine of Natural History (vol. 3, article, pp.9-17)

Jeffs' Guide to the Royal Pavilion and Museum, Brighton: Containing a History of the Building, and a Descriptive Account of the Original Decorations Presented to the Corporation by Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen. With Illustrations after the Original Drawings by Tony Dury, Painter to H.M. Louis Philippe, Late King of the French, by S. D. Jeffs, published 1864 (Brighton, Royal Pavilion)

Antiquities preserved in the Society's Museum at Lewes Castle, by Mark Antony Lower, F.S.A. assisted by Robert Chapman, Hon. Curator, published 1866 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 18, article, pp.60-73) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2103] & The Keep [LIB/500237] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Catalogue of the Cretaceous fossils in the Brighton Museum, by Henry Willett, published 1871 (W. J. Smith) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries

The Geology of the Brighton Museum, by James Howell, published 1874 in Brighton and Sussex Natural History Association (article, pp.56-)

Catalogue of the Cases of Birds in the Dyke Road Museum, Brighton. Giving a few descriptive notes, and the localities in which the specimens were obtained., by Edward Thomas Booth, published 1876 (219 pp., Brighton) accessible at: British Library

A Catalogue of Drawings in the British Museum, relating to the County of Sussex, by H. Simmons, published 1878 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 28, article, pp.148-179) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2113] & The Keep [LIB/500246] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Notes on the Willett Collection of Pottery in the Brighton Museum, by Henry Housman, published 1893 (97 pp., Brighton: W. J. Smith) accessible at: British Library

Interesting Additions to the Museum, by C. T. Phillips, published 1894 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 39, notes & queries, p.216) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2124] & The Keep [LIB/500257] & S.A.S. library   View Online

The Booth Museum of British Birds, by E. J. Bedford, published 1928 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. II no. 1, article, pp.32-35) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9327] & The Keep [LIB/500138]

The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, by S.C.M. Contributor(s), published 1929 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. III no. 5, article, pp.290-292) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2307] & The Keep [LIB/500139]

Oldland Mill and Museum, by F. H. [F. Harrison], published November 1930 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. III no. 4, note, p.127) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8952][Lib 8221] & The Keep [LIB/500205] & S.A.S. library

The Pathological Museum at Eastbourne, published 8 August 1931 in British Medical Journal (1931, vol. 2, article, pp.255-)   Download PDF

Oldland Mill and Museum, Keymer, Hassocks , by Frederick Harrison, published August 1931 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. III no. 7, article, pp.197-199) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8952][Lib 8221] & The Keep [LIB/500205] & S.A.S. library

The Pathological Museum at Eastbourne, published 19 September 1931 in British Medical Journal (1931, vol. 2, article, pp.543-544)   Download PDF

Cowdray in the parish of Eastbourne, near Midhurst, Sussex: a short history, architectural and biographical, together with a detailed guide to the ruins and museum, and some account of the ancient domain, by Torrens Trotter, published 1932 (2nd edition, 69 pp. & illus.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15724] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries

A Museum of Sussex Ironwork, by F. W. Jackson, published 1932 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. VI no. 10, article, pp.661-665) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9325] & The Keep [LIB/500175]

Fred Wood: The Ditchling Naturalist and his Museum, by Marcus Woodward, published 1934 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. VIII no. 8, article, pp.491-496) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9329] & The Keep [LIB/500178]

"Bygones" in the Sussex Museums: The Phoenix Ironworks, Lewes, by S.C.M. Contributor(s), published 1935 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. IX no. 1, article, pp.50-51; no. 3, pp.154-155) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9330] & The Keep [LIB/500179]

The Lewes Borough Museum, by E. J. Bedford, curator, published 1935 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. IX no. 2, article, pp.99-102) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9330] & The Keep [LIB/500179]

The Smallest Sussex Museum, by S. E. Winbolt, published 1935 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. IX no. 6, article, pp.354-356) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9330] & The Keep [LIB/500179]

Preston Manor in Brighton (The Thomas Stanford Museum), by Country Life contributor(s), published 6 July 1935 in Country Life (article)

Ancient Sussex Culture in the British Museum, by Laurence Faraday, published 1936 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. X no. 1, article, pp.39-45; no. 2, pp.127-132; no. 3, pp.173-177; no. 4, pp.268-272) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2315][Lib 9331] & The Keep [LIB/500181]

Sussex Wills and the Record Office and British Museum , by L. F. Salzman, published May 1936 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VI no. 2, article, pp.41-43) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12537][Lib 8863][Lib 8224] & The Keep [LIB/500208] & S.A.S. library

The Society's Museum, by E. Cecil Curwen, M.A., M.B., F.S.A., published May 1938 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VII no. 2, article, pp.35-37) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12536][Lib 8864][Lib 2206] & The Keep [LIB/500209] & S.A.S. library

Horse Shoes at Lewes Museum, by Gordon Ward, published May 1938 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VII no. 2, article, pp.38-43) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12536][Lib 8864][Lib 2206] & The Keep [LIB/500209] & S.A.S. library

Roman Pottery from Lancing in the British Museum, by S. S. Frere, published August 1941 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VIII no. 7, article, pp.190-191) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8865][Lib 2207] & The Keep [LIB/500210] & S.A.S. library

Acquisitions by the Littlehampton Museum, by E. J. F. Hearne, published August 1941 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VIII no. 7, article, pp.201-203) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8865][Lib 2207] & The Keep [LIB/500210] & S.A.S. library

The Brighton and Sussex Museum, by F. Bentham Stevens, published May 1943 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. IX no. 6, note, p.140) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8227][Lib 2208] & The Keep [LIB/500211] & S.A.S. library

The Library and Museums, by Lt.-Col. Thomas Sutton, M.B.E., F.S.A., published 1946 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 85, article, pp.77-92) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2170] & The Keep [LIB/500344] & S.A.S. library

Cowdray in the parish of Eastbourne, near Midhurst, Sussex: a short history, architectural and biographical, together with a detailed guide to the ruins and museum, and some account of the ancient domain, by Torrens Trotter, published 1948 (3rd edition, 70 pp. & 4 leaves of plates, Letchworth, Herts.: Printed by Loxley Brothers) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries

The Bexhill Museum. A handbook to the collections, compiled by H. J. Sargent, published c.1950 (47 pp., Bexhill Press) accessible at: British Library

Worthing Museum: an illustrated guide to the collections, by L. M. Bickerton and K. J. Evans, published c.1955 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4193] & West Sussex Libraries

The Museum at Chichester, by F. W. Steer, F.S.A., published November 1955 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XIV nos. 7 & 8, article, pp.121-123) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8232][Lib 2213] & The Keep [LIB/500216] & S.A.S. library

Cats, shell & skulls [at Potter's Museum, Bramber], by G. Grigson, published 25 October 1956 in Country Life (article, pp.938-939)

List of Sussex birds in the Bognor Regis Museum collection, by E. M. Venables, published 1957 (pamphlet, 18 pp., Bognor Regis Natural Science Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 4498] & British Library

Recent Finds of Stone Implements [acquired by Brighton Museum], by Robert A. Kennedy, published November 1959 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XV no. 4, note, pp.130-131) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8233] & The Keep [LIB/500217] & S.A.S. library

Horsham Museum. A short account of the Museum and Causeway House, published 1962 accessible at: British Library

Worthing Museum Archaeological Notes for 1961, by K. J. Barton, published 1963 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 101, article, pp.20-34) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2186] & The Keep [LIB/500328] & S.A.S. library

Worthing Museum Archaeological Report for 1962, by K. J. Barton, published 1964 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 102, article, pp.28-32) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2187] & The Keep [LIB/500327] & S.A.S. library

Worthing Museum costume collection, by Daphne Bullard, published 1965 in Costume (1(2), article, pp.10-13)

Worthing Museum Archaeological Notes for 1963, by K. J. Barton, published 1965 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 103, article, pp.83-93) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2188] & The Keep [LIB/500326] & S.A.S. library

Worthing Museum Archaeological Notes for 1964, by K. Jane Evans, published 1966 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 104, article, pp.103-108) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2189] & The Keep [LIB/500325] & S.A.S. library

Worthing Museum Archaeological Notes for 1965 and 1966, by K. Jane Evans, published 1968 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 106, article, pp.133-144) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2191] & The Keep [LIB/500323] & S.A.S. library

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum guide , published 1970 (32 pp., Weald & Downland Open Air Museum) accessible at: R.I.B.A. Library

Hastings Fishermen's Museum booklet , published 1970 (15 pp., Hastings: Fishermen's Museum) accessible at: British Library

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, edited by J. R. Armstrong and John Lowe, published 1973 (pamphlet, 33 pp., Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2853][Lib 12304][Lib 12664] & R.I.B.A. Library

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum - guidebook, edited by J R Armstrong, published 1974 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 5685]

The Warnham War Museum, by Joe Lyndhurst, published c.1975 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9579]

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum - guidebook, edited by J R Armstrong, published 1976 (pamphlet, Worthing: Flexiprint, ISBN-10: 0905259009 & ISBN-13: 9780905259000) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15560] & West Sussex Libraries

Queen's Hall Museum, Cuckfield, by Charles Frederick Tebbutt, published 1976 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 114, shorter notice, p.324) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6476] & The Keep [LIB/500315] & S.A.S. library

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, by J. R. Armstrong, R. Harris and edited by C. S. H. Zeunder, published 1977 (pamphlet, 48 pp., Weald and Downland Museum, ISBN-10: 0905259041 & ISBN-13: 9780905259048) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15410] & British Library & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

A thousand years of timber frame: the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, by J. N. P. Watson, published 27 October 1977 in Country Life (vol. 162 no. 4191, article, pp.1196-1198)

Exploring Museums in Sussex, published 1978 (booklet, Lewes: East Sussex County Council) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12673]

The Wealden Iron Museum at Haxted Water Mill, by B. K. Herbert, published 1978 in Wealden Iron Research Group (First Series No. 13, article, pp.19-21) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16400] & The Keep [LIB/506558]   Download PDF

Chalk Pits Museum, Amberley, published 1979 (pamphlet, The Southern Industrial History Centre Trust) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7168]

The Chichester Museum, published 1979 (pamphlet, Chichester District Museum) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7341]

Chalk Pits Museum, Amberley, West Sussex, A Working Centre where the Industrial History of the South-East can be Studied and Preserved, by Fred Aldsworth, published 1979 (Southern Industrial History Centre Trust) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10501] & West Sussex Libraries

The Brighton and Hove Engineerium, by Johnathan Minns, published 1979 in Studies in Design Education Craft and Technology (vol. 12, no. 1, article, pp.14-17)   View Online
Now called the British Engineerium. A museum of nineteenth century engineering exhibits. Several photographs.

Chalk Pits Museum, Amberley, by A. J. Haselfoot, published 1979 in Sussex Industrial History (No. 9, article, pp.31-33) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506525]   Download PDF
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The Chalk Pits Museum, Amberley, the first Open Air Museum of Industrial Archaeology in the South East of England, was opened to the public on Saturday, 26th May, 1979. The Museum, situated in the old chalk pits at Houghton Bridge, has been set up by the Southern Industrial History Centre who have leased the chalk pits from the West Sussex County Council. The purpose of the Museum, as an educational and exhibition centre, is to demonstrate the varied range of industries to be found in South East England which existed to support the predominantly agricultural nature of the area. Industrial Archaeology in its broadest sense is the study of the working life of past generations by the documentary and physical remains they have left behind - how did they live, how did they travel, what kind of machines and power sources did they use, what were their working conditions - all these aspects will in due course be covered by exhibitions and demonstrations at the Museum.

Fortress to museum of defence: the Great Redoubt, Eastbourne, Sussex, by J. N. P. Watson, published 20 September 1979 in Country Life (vol. 166 no. 4289, article, pp.860-862)

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, published 1982 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8514]

The Book of Rye: An Ancient Town of the Cinque Ports Confederation, by Geoffrey Spink Bagley, published 1 August 1982 (132 pp., Barracuda Books Ltd., ISBN-10: 0860231437 & ISBN-13: 9780860231431) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/503488] & East Sussex Libraries

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Guidebook, edited by R. Harris, published December 1982 (pamphlet, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, ISBN-10: 0905259076 & ISBN-13: 9780905259079) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12422][Lib 8522] & West Sussex Libraries

A Luck Family Bible presented by M. James to Newhaven Maritime & Local Museum., published September 1983 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 5 no. 7, article, p.222) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9174] & The Keep [LIB/501257] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, by James Beedle, published 1984 (pamphlet, 24 pp., Derby: English Life Publications, ISBN-10: 0851012213 & ISBN-13: 9780851012216) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12923][Lib 9978] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Owners and Tenants of Medieval and 17th Century House from Walderton, West Sussex re-erected at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum at Singleton, West Sussex, by P. G. Lowe, published March 1985 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 6 no. 5, article, p.182) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9788] & The Keep [LIB/501258] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Guidebook, edited by R. Harris, published 1987 (57 pp., Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, ISBN-10: 0905259149 & ISBN-13: 9780905259147) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Museums and Tourism development in East and West Sussex, by S. Farrant, 1987 at Surrey University (M.Sc. thesis)

Amberley's railway collection, by Mark Smithers, published April 1988 in Railway magazine (vol. 134, no. 1044, article, pp.227-229)
The industrial railway exhibits at the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum

A History of Marlipins and its Museum, New Shoreham, Sussex, by Michael Norman, published 1989 (pamphlet, Shoreham: Marlipins Museum) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10668] & West Sussex Libraries

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, by James Beedle, published 1990 (leaflet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12783]

Dolls at Worthing Museum, by Sally White, published 1990 (Worthing Museum Publications no. 19, Worthing Museum & Art Gallery, ISBN-10: 0906834082 & ISBN-13: 9780906834084) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Inside Worthing Museum, by John Norwood, published 1992 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12104]

Excavations at Steyning New Museum, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex 1989, by Andrew Reynolds, published 1992 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 130, article, pp.60-68) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 11918] & The Keep [LIB/500289] & S.A.S. library

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum Guidebook, edited by R. Harris, published 1 January 1992 (64 pp., Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, ISBN-10: 0905259203 & ISBN-13: 9780905259208) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

The Horsham Museum Society: the first hundred years, published 1993 (leaflet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16823]

Fossil dragonflies in Horsham Museum, by E. A. Jarzembowski, published 1994 in The Proceedings of the Geologists' Association London (no. 105 issue 1, article, pp.71-75)   View Online
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The family Petaluridae (Odonata: Anisoptera) is reported for the first time in the English Wealden from a new insect locality (Rudgwick Brickworks) and two new species, Libellulium zdrzaleki and Libellulium standingae spp. nov., are described.

Catalogue of the Horsham Museum Manuscripts, edited by Stephen G. H. Freeth, Ian A. Mason and Peter M. Wilkinson, published 1995 (262 pp., Chichester: West Sussex County Council, ISBN-10: 0862603315 & ISBN-13: 9780862603311) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12994][Lib 12995][Lib 12996] & West Sussex Libraries

The Petworth Cottage Museum, by F J-D [Mrs D.V.F Johnson-Davies], published July 1997 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 9 Number 4, article, pp.16-19, Summer 1997) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
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Petworth Cottage Museum is located in a 17th century cottage but dressed as it would have been in 1912, which it was occupied by Mary Cummings, seamstress for Petworth House. Very well worth a visit.

The Petworth Cottage Museum, by Peter A. Jerrome, published 1998 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13749]

Lucky Sussex: featuring records and photographs from the H.S. Toms Archive of Flint and Folklore, Booth Museum on Natural History, the Royal Pavilion Libraries and Museums, Brighton and Hove Council , by John Behague, published 1 March 1998 (96 pp., Pomegranate Press, ISBN-10: 0951987658 & ISBN-13: 9780951987650) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Horsham Mapped: A Catalogue of Local Maps at Horsham Library, Horsham Museum, and West Sussex Record Office, by Caroline Adams, published April 1998 (82 pp., Chichester: West Sussex County Council, ISBN-10: 0862604079 & ISBN-13: 9780862604073) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Off the Wall: A Catalogue of Horsham Museums Poster Collection, by M. G. Judson, published 1999 (pamphlet, Horsham Museum Society) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14118] & Horsham Museum Society

Shelley: a life told through books : being the catalogue of the Shelley Library at Horsham Museum, by J. Knight and E. Vaughan, published 1999 (xvi + 146 pp., Horsham Museum Society) accessible at: British Library & Horsham Museum Society

The Letters of Bysshe and Timothy Shelley and Other Documents from Horsham Museum & the West Sussex Record Office, by Susan Djabri and Jeremy Knight, published 1 February 2000 (200 pp., Horsham Museum Society, ISBN-10: 1902484096 & ISBN-13: 9781902484099) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14077] & The Keep [LIB/503509] & Horsham Museum Society & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Horsham Calendar of Crimes and Criminals: Accounts of Some Criminal Cases in Horsham Museum Archives, by Audrey Goffe, Norman Hewell, John Hurd and Sheila Stevens and edited by Susan C. Djarbi, published 7 March 2003 (102 pp., Horsham Museum Society, ISBN-10: 1902484215 & ISBN-13: 9781902484211) accessible at: Horsham Museum Society & West Sussex Libraries

150 years of the Fishermen's Church (1854-2004), by Dennis Collins, published 2004 (24 pp., Old Hastings Presrvation Society) accessible at: Old Hastings Prervation Society & East Sussex Libraries
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The story of the development of the church, its life and final transformation by the Old Hastings Preservation Society into the Hastings Fishermen's Museum in 1956.

A Hindu Shrine at Brighton Museum, by Toni Parker, published March 2004 in Journal of Museum Ethnography (No. 16, article, pp.64-68)
Paper given at MEG Conference 2003: Developing Audiences - Developing Collections, University of Leicester.

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery: the East Sussex town's museum plays to its strength and stays local, by S. Burch, published 2007 in Museums Journal (vol. 107, no. 11, article, pp.52-55)

Early Years of Aviation in West Sussex: a selection of photos from the Marlipins Museum, Shoreham, published Autumn 2007 in West Sussex History, the Journal of West Sussex Archives Society (no. 76, article, p.23) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16404/76] & The Keep [LIB/500500]

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Silver Jubilee 1977, by Alan Bower, published Autumn 2007 in West Sussex History, the Journal of West Sussex Archives Society (no. 76, article, p.51) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16404/76] & The Keep [LIB/500500]

An archaeological excavation at Steyning Museum, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex, by Christopher Greatorex, published 2008 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 146, article, pp.95-106) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15997] & The Keep [LIB/500364] & S.A.S. library   View Online
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Seventeen medieval features were recorded during an excavation undertaken at Steyning Museum, Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex. These discoveries included part of a tenement boundary, pits and three possible post-holes dating to the twelfth to early/mid-thirteenth century. A single shallow scoop of mid-thirteenth- to mid-fourteenth-century origin was also investigated. The range of recovered artefacts/ecofacts (pottery, burnt clay, metalwork, animal bone and marine shell) is indicative of general waste derived from a relatively low-status family group or smallholding utilizing mainly local resources. This project has contributed to the detailed understanding of Steyning's early development and confirmed the archaeological potential of the immediate area.

Archaeology for Everyone: Communities come together at Brighton Museum, by Anne Locke, published December 2008 in Sussex Past & Present (no. 116, article, p.13, ISSN: 1357-7417) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500475] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Towner, Eastbourne: Can a contemporary art museum revive the seaside town's fortunes?, by T. Flynn, published 2009 in Museums journal (vol 109, no. 7, article, pp.48-49) accessible at: British Library

Sweet nothings: suggestive Brighton postcard inscriptions, by Annabella Pollen, published 2009 in Photography and culture (2(1), article, pp.77-88)

The new Towner, Eastbourne, by P. Skipwith, published 2009 in Apollo : the international magazine of art and antiques (no. 566, article, pp.87-89) accessible at: British Library

Bexhill Museum, Bexhill-on-Sea, by O. Green, published 2010 in Museums journal (vol. 110, no. 3, article, pp.50-51) accessible at: British Library

Building History: Weald & Downland Open Air Museum 1970-2010 the First 40 Years, by Richard Harris, Kim C. Leslie, Carol Brinson and edited by Diana Zeuner, published 10 November 2010 (200 pp., Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, ISBN-10: 0905259300 & ISBN-13: 9780905259307) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

The Weald And Downland Open Air Museum 1970 To 2010, by Danae Tankard, published November 2010 in The Local Historian (vol. 40, no. 4, article, pp.281-291)   View Online
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The Weald and Downland open Air Museum, at West Dean near Chichester, is one of the most important, extensive and highly-regarded such establishments in Britain. It now houses over fifty historic buildings, ranging from farmhouses and cottages, through barns and outbuildings, to workshops, a market hall and a watermill. The large and attractive site has been used to skilful effect to provide a setting for buildings (dating from the medieval period to the late nineteenth century brought from all over South East England, The buildings themselves have all been threatened with demolition and destruction, often because they stood in the way of redevelopment schemes, reservoirs and other projects. The aim, however, was not only to reconstruct and conserve the buildings, but also to interpret and place them in historical, social and architectural context in order to give a uniquely large and innovative educational resource, as well as an enjoyable place for the visitor to experience. In this article Dr Danae Tankard, the social historian based at the Museum, discusses its origins and evolution during the forty years since its foundation, explaining the philosophy behind its development and the practical issues and challenges which have been faced. She emphasises the continuities in approach, while also pointing to the way the application of policies and practical questions have changed and adapted in the light of experience.

An Augustan Dressel 2-4 stamped amphora from Chapel Street, Chichester, by David Williams, Ian Scrivener-Lindley and Nicola Dowsett, published November 2010 in Britannia (vol. 41, note, pp.334-339)   View Online
Roman amphora in about 16 pieces kept in Chichester District Museum store since the 1930s.

Hastings' latest efforts to revive its attractions come in the shape of the darkly gleaming Jerwood gallery, squarely deposited between the cliffs and the sea by small practice HAT Projects, published 2011 in RIBA Journal (vol. 118, no. 6, article, pp.53-60)

Herbert Toms (1874-1940), witch stones, and "porosphaera" beads, by Christopher J. Duffin, published April 2011 in The Folklore Society (vol. 122, issue 1, article, pp.84-101)   View Online
After early employment with the archaeologist, General Pitt Rivers, Herbert Samuel Toms (1874-1940) was a curator in the Brighton Museum. He amassed a significant folklore archive, including specimens, photographs, and records of interviews from Sussex and adjoining counties, his particular interest was naturally perforated flints (witch stones or hagstones), used to protect households against witches, domestic animals from the ravages of the nightmare, and to cure a range of diseases. By the 1920s, they were regarded as little more than "lucky stones", as were necklaces made up of the Cretaceous fossil sponge, Porosphaera.

Anne of Cleves Re-opens: Official Re-opening of Museum on 7th May 2011, by Isobel Roberts, published August 2011 in Sussex Past & Present (no. 124, article, pp.4-5, ISSN: 1357-7417) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500475] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings: this south coast art space will need to do more to thrive, by M. Davies, published 2012 in Museums Journal (vol. 112, no. 5, article, pp.42-45)

Is arts-led regeneration working in our seaside towns? Fred Gray looks at the latest example, the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings by HAT Projects with community facilities, by T. Ronalds, published 2012 in Architecture Today (No. 227, article, pp.42-51)

Building study Jerwood Gallery in Hastings by HAT Projects, published 2012 in Architects' Journal (vol. 235, no. 15, article, pp.44-50)

A Celebration of Flowers from the Horsham Museum Garden, by Heather Glenny, published 25 October 2012 (2 volumes, Horsham Museum Society) accessible at: Horsham Museum Society

Adam Richards Architects' carefully crafted refurbishment and extension of the Museum of Art & Craft in Ditchling, East Sussex, embodies the values of the Catholic artists and artisans centred around Eric Gill, whose work it contains, by P. Newby, published 2013 in Architecture today (no. 242, article, pp.48-59)

Interactive Museum Exhibits: New Medieval Gallery opens at Michelham Priory, by Joanne Grocott, published August 2013 in Sussex Past & Present (no. 130, article, p.8, ISSN: 1357-7417) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500475] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Storage Crisis in Museums: Society helping to tackle problem, by Dr. Robert Symmons, published August 2013 in Sussex Past & Present (no. 130, article, p.9, ISSN: 1357-7417) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/500475] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Bexhill Museum - The Story Unfolds. 1912-1914, by John Betts, published 2014 (67 pp., Bexhill Museum)

Eastbourne's ancestors: a museum invites study of its human remains, published 2014 in British Archaeology (135, article, pp.32-37)

New Maritime Exhibition: Collection of ship portraiture on display at Marlipins Museum, by Emma O'Connor, published August 2014 in Sussex Past & Present (no. 133, article, p.8, ISSN: 1357-7417) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/507923] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Narrative, Story, and Discourse: The Novium, Chichester, by Lara Hourston Hanks, published 2015 in Curator: the Museum Journal (vol. 58, no. 1, article, pp.27-39)

Scratches and Storytelling: Graffiti and interpretation at National Trust sites in Kent and East Sussex, England, by Nathalie Cohen, published 2017 in Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture  (vol. 6, no. 1, article, pp.119-131)

Horsham Museum, by A. M. Yeaxlee, published (no date) (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7460]