The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa
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
Items include CIA reports on U2 spy plane activities/flights against Cuba and China.
Document Supply shelfmark: 3537.8F
7 reels of microfilm.
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
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
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
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