Material from two box files labelled 'Cotmania 1' and 'Cotmania 2'. Comprising correspondence to Sydney Decimus Kitson regarding the publication of his biography on Cotman, 'The Life of John Sell Cotman' by Faber and Faber in [February] 1937. Kitson's lists of illustrations for the book. Press cuttings about the Colman collection of works by John Sell Cotman and John Crome.
Files of photographs and magazine cuttings of Cotman works, many annotated by Kitson. Additional material on other artists, for example Georges de la Tour. Files named in Kitson's hand include:
- Cotmans w/c and monochrome (identified)
- Drawings in the V&A
- Cotmans w/c and monochromes (unidentified). Duplicates
- Cotman architectural studies
- Cotman - etchings
- Cotman - pencil drawings & sketches
- Cotman - oil paintings
- Cotman watercolours & monochromes (landscape). (Identified).
- 1 un-named file.