Describes collections which are associated with a particular person (e.g. a previous owner). Most are not identified as 'part of a collection' in Explore the British Library.
TAUCHNITZ EDITIONS. See Todd, William Burton.
TAYLOR, Alec [died 2006].
Scope: 20th and 21st century bookbindings made in England. Collection formed by A Taylor. Bequeathed in 2006.
Access: Access is by arrangement with the Curator of Bindings.
Reference: 'The Alec Taylor Collection of Commissioned Bindings', by A Taylor. The New Bookbinder, vol. 24 (2004), pp.58-67. * Copy in British Library stacks at P.443/552.
TAYLOR, Isaac [1759-1829].
Scope: Books by Isaac Taylor, Independent Minister at Ongar, and his family. Donated by the Friends of the National Libraries in 1969.
Location: Cup.404.a.1 - 29.
Scope: Two volumes of pamphlets, prints and cuttings relating to the Parish and Church of St Saviour, Southwark (London SE1). Material dates from 1750 to 1860.
THOMASON, George [d. 1666].
Scope: Pamphlets and newspapers dating from 1640 to 1661. Comprises14,952 pamphlets, 7,216 newspaper issues and 97 manuscripts, bound in chronological order. Collected during the English Civil War, Commonwealth and Restoration of the mid-17th century by London bookseller George Thomason. Many items bear Thomason's own annotations giving publication dates and attributions of authorship.
Location: E.1 - E.1938 ; E.2103 - E.2143 ; E.2255 - E.2272 ; 669.f.3 - 27.
Access: The collection has been digitised and is available via Early English Books Online (EEBO) and the JISC ‘Historical Texts’ platform (UK only). Access to the originals has been restricted.
Catalogue: Catalogue of the pamphlets, books, newspapers, etc., relating to the Civil War, the Commonwealth and the Restoration, collected by George Thomason, 1640-1661, edited by G K Fortescue (London, 1908; reprinted Ann Arbor, 1977). * Copies in Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAR094.20941 BL, and at the Reference Enquiries Desk.
Catalogue: A manuscript catalogue, probably compiled under the direction of George Thomason. [12 vols. 1665?]. * Shelved in British Library stacks at C.38.h.21.
Reference: 'George Thomason', by L Spencer. The Library, 5th series, vol. 13 (1958), pp.102-18 and vol.14 (1959), pp.11-27. *Copy in Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAR010.
Reference: ‘George Thomason’s intentions’, by M Mendle. In: Libraries within the Library, edited by G Mandelbrote and B Taylor (London, 2009), pp.171-86. *Copy in Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAR027.541.
Reference: The Thomason Collection of Civil War Tracts page on the British Library website.
THYNNE, Sir Thomas, 1st Viscount Weymouth [1640-1714].
Scope: 3 volumes of House of Lords appeal cases, private bills, petitions to Parliament etc., dating from 1660 to 1711.
TIECK, Johann Ludwig [1773-1853]. (1)
Scope: Primera ... parte de Comedias escogidas de los mejores de España, comprising printed editions dating from 1652 to 1704, gathered into bound volumes. Some contain manuscript notes by J L Tieck. Many volumes also bear a stamp with the name W B Chorley.
Location: 11725.b.1 - 21 ; 11725.c.1 - 20 ; 11725.d.1 - 8.
Catalogue: See a printed edition of the British Library Catalogue to 1975 under the heading 'SPAIN. Appendix- Miscellaneous'.
Reference: 'Buying at auction: building the British Museum’s library collection in the second half of the nineteenth century', by G West. In: Libraries within the Library, edited by G Mandelbrote and B Taylor (London, 2009), pp.341-52. *Copy in Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAR027.541.
TIECK, Johann Ludwig [1773-1853]. (2)
Scope: Books, mainly on drama, with manuscript annotations by J L Tieck.
Location: C.182.a.1 - b.1.
TODD, William Burton [1919-2011]. 'The Todd-Bowden Collection of Tauchnitz Editions'.
Scope: 6,800 editions of some 800 English and American authors (in English), published by the firm of Tauchnitz in Leipzig, Germany. from 1841 to 1943. The collection was formed by William B Todd with his wife and co-researcher Ann Bowden. Purchased in 1992.
Reference: Tauchnitz international editions in English, 1841-1955: a bibliographical history, by W B Todd and A Bowden (New York, 1988). * Copy in Rare Books and Music Reading Room at RAR070.50943.
Reference: Tauchnitz-Edition: the British Library, London (London, 1992). * Copy in British Library stacks at ZA.9.d.172(47).
Reference: The Todd-Bowden Collection page on the British Library Website. See also entry for Charles Reginald Dawes (2).
TOTTENHAM, Edward [1810-1853].
Scope: About 700 titles of 18th and early 19th century works, mainly theology, originally given by the Revd Edward Tottenham to Bath Public Library. Transferred in 1963 to the National Central Library, a foundation institution of the British Library.
Scope: Press-cuttings, handbills and pamphlets relating to the Norwich parliamentary election of 1857. Collected by T Townsend.
TURNER, Dawson [1775-1858]. (1)
Scope: Handbills, newspaper cuttings etc. on lotteries held from 1802 to 1826. Collected by D Turner.
TURNER, Dawson [1775-1858]. (2)
Scope: 10 volumes of handbills, playbills, broadsides, posters and reports of benevolent societies, all relating to Great Yarmouth (Norfolk), 1832 to 1862. Collected by D Turner. [Further material collected by D Turner and relating to Norfolk can be found in the Department of Manuscripts].
Reference: 'The Dawson Turner Collection of printed ephemera and Great Yarmouth', by J Boneham. Electronic British Library Journal (2014), art. 13, pp.1-16 [http://www.bl.uk/eblj/2014articles/article13.html].
TURNER, Dawson [1775-1858]. (3)
Scope: Prospectuses, with a manuscript title reading Prospectuses of Books, Engravings, Lithographs, &c. collected with the view, not only of showing the state of literature, arts & sciences of the passing day, but as too often illustrative of the vanity of human wishes, etc. Bound into four volumes numbered in manuscript 1,3,4, and 8. Material dates from 1774 to 1846.
TYRKOVA-WILLIAMS, Ariadna Vladimirova [1869-1982].
Scope: Books, pamphlets, journal articles and other ephemera collected by A V Tyrkova-Williams and Harold Williams in Russia in 1919 and 1920. Deposited in 1937. [Related manuscript material can be found in the Department of Manuscripts].
Location: Various locations within the Cup.410. sequences.
Reference: The Tyrkova-Williams Collection page on the British Library website.
TYSON, Ian [b.1933].
Scope: Books and other works associated with the artist Ian Tyson, including publications from the Tetrad Press. First items acquired in 2005.
Location: At the Ian Tyson shelfmark.
Reference: The Ian Tyson Collection page on the British Library website.
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