The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa
104. THE HERSCHEL ARCHIVE: THE HERSCHEL PAPERS IN THE POSSESSION OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY. C.1782-1817.
Royal Astronomical Society.
24 reels of microfilm.
This is a collection of letters, papers and observations of Sir William
Caroline Lucretta Herschel (1750-1848) and Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871)
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3374Top Back
105. THE HILL ADAMSON ALBUMS AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, 1843-1848.
1 reel of colour microfilm.
The collection consists of some 256 photographs of the outstanding
photographic work of Robert Adamson, including portraits and street
scenes of the period.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2532
Oxford Microform Publishers.
Hardcopy guide held.
The types of material held in this collection are as follows:-
Guides to the constitutions congregations.
Latin minutes of the General Chapter.
History and biography of the English Benedictines.
Guide to the history of the English Benedictine Congregation from its establishment by Paul .V, 1619 to the restoration of a hierarchy in England.
Guide to biography of the English Benedictines, a collection of over 700 lives of all the English Benedictine congregation monks, and particularly useful for accounts of the Benedictine Martyrs and for bibliographies of monastic writers.
Guide to general indexes to history and records.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 559
Index and handbook on microfiche 1-3
This collection is the History of the Ministry of Munitions and is one of the most extraordinary episodes in modern British history. Within three years , David Lloyd George and his successors transformed the face of British industry and created the largest government department the country had ever seen.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 699
6 reels of microfilm.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2534
109. HOLKHAM MANUSCRIPTS (THE MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION AT HOLKHAM HALL, WELLS, NORFOLK).
107 reels of microfilm.
A large proportion of the Holkham Manuscripts available on microfilm were made in the 14th and 15th centuries, but some can be dated as early as the 11th century. These include illuminated Byzantine Gospels, French Bibles and English Psalters, many are beautifully illustrated with illuminated initials and decorative borders.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2550
110. HOLKHAM MUNIMENTS (COLLECTION OF ESTATE RECORDS FROM HOLKHAM HALL, WELLS, NORFOLK).
51 reels of microfilm.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2551
198 reels of microfilm.
This collection from the Public Record Office(Home Office) looks into the inner mechanisms of domestic government and its struggle to maintain stability, order and peace.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR
4147 PART 1
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 4221 PART 2
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 4487 PART 3
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 5291 PART 4
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 5459 PART 5
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 5956 PART 6
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 6527 PART 7
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 7070 PART 8
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 7074 PART 9
Approx 56,000 microfiche.
Hardcopy index for MFE 1330 (1801-1900). Contents list for each volume on first microfiche of each volume.
The collection contains not only the reports of the great Royal
Commissions, on factories, the poor, health and sanitation, labour,
trade unions, and trade depressions- and of Select Committees- on elections,
trade, railways, and the Jameson Raid, but also the great Bills laid
before the House.
Other items of importance include: reforming the electoral system, freeing the slaves in the colonies and overseas possessions, educating all children, restricting the labour of women and children in mines, factories and dangerous trades, removing taxes and duties on necessities of life, and abolishing capital punishment for most criminal offences. Reports of departments of state, such as the Inland Revenue, the Royal Mint, HM Customs and Excise and the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages, and of Commissioners for Historical Manuscripts, Public Records, Ecclesiastical and Church Estates, and Charities are also included.
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1300 (1801-1900) - APPROX 40,000 MICROFICHE
Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 1676 (1901-1921) - APPROX 16,000 MICROFICHE
546 reels of microfilm.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2169
The Huntington Library.
2 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy guide available.
These two reels of microfilm are made up of the complete set of photographs
of the Dead Sea Scrolls, taken in Israel by Robert Schlosser of Huntington
Library in the early 1980's.
There is no index held but a hardcopy guide accompanies the two microfilms when sent on loan.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 10586-MFR 10587