The archive contains a wealth of research material - from Joyce’s forensic notes on the features and fittings of Street’s churches, parsonages and schools, to files of photographic images of buildings, cuttings from Victorian newspapers detailing their construction and design, and correspondence with scholars and writers including Nikolaus Pevsner and John Betjeman. The material mainly concerns Street’s original designs, but Joyce also monitored and documented any proposed alterations and redevelopments of the buildings.
In the course of his research Joyce assembled an attractive collection of original drawings for eleven G.E. Street buildings, dating from 1855 to 1878. Many of these