THE BRITISH LIBRARY
Microform research collections
Edward, Prince of Wales at the Waverly Ball, 1870

The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa

Subset D

77. DECLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS OF REFERENCE SYSTEM: RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION QUARTERLY COLLECTIONS 1975-1983.

Carrollton Press.
Approx 3,000 microfiche.

This is a collection of U.S. official and governmental reports/papers, once classified, but which have now been made available in the public domain.
Items include CIA reports on U2 spy plane activities/flights against Cuba and China.

Document Supply shelfmark: 3537.8F                                                        

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78. THE DIARIES OF ELIZABETH FRY 1780-1845.

World Microfilms.
7 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

Elizabeth Fry was an English philanthropist, and, after John Howard, the chief promoter of prison reform in  Europe. This is a collection of diaries written by Elizabeth Fry between 1797 and 1845, and also includes the diary of Joseph Fry  for the year 1855.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2764                                                                        

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79. THE DIARIES OF SIR FREDERIC MADDEN, 1801-1873, FROM THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY.

World Microfilms. 1973.
17 reels of microfilm.

Sir Frederic Madden was an antiquary and palaeographer, and was knighted in 1833. He was assistant-keeper of manuscripts at the British Museum between 1826 and 1828, and became head of the manuscript department in 1828. This is a collection of diaries in his own handwriting, the first diary starting in the year 1819.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2391

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80. THE DIARY OF BEATRICE WEBB, 1873-1943.

Chadwyck-Healey.
240 microfiche.
Hardcopy index.

Beatrice Webb was an English social reformer and leading Fabian socialist. She was a partner with her husband, Sidney Webb, in projects for social and educational reform, and in research into the history of political and economic institutions. The diary is a continuous, though not daily, record from 1873-1943 in two forms, the original manuscript, written in 57 exercise books, and in typescript.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 528                                                

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81. THE DRAWINGS OF ROBERT & JAMES ADAM IN SIR JOHN SOANE'S MUSEUM.

Chadwyck-Healey.
11 reels of microfilm.

Some of the items included in this collection are:-
Sketches in pencil and ink; chiefly designs for various buildings and decoration.
Finished drawings for ceilings.
Designs for furniture, grates and carpets.
Designs for chimney pieces.
Drawings of designs for buildings.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2734