In addition to the GBL Wilson photographic archive, the library’s collections include personal, publicity and performance photos of artists such as Adeline Genée, Phyllis Bedells, Margot Fonteyn, Tamara Toumanova, Irina Baronova, Beryl Grey, Robert Helpmann, Rudolf Nureyev and Antoinette Sibley.

The RAD archives include photographs of various events and activities relating to its history, such as the Genée Awards, summer schools, college performances, diploma days, assemblies and conferences.

There are also collections representing various international ballet companies including a number of the Sadler’s Wells Ballet c.1935-1980.