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

The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa

Subset P

156. PAMPHLETS AND LEAFLETS OF THE SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC FEDERATION 1833-1871.

Harvester.
173 microfiche.
Chronological listing on microfiche 1, bound listing on microfiche 2.

This is the most comprehensive collection of pamphlets and leaflets of the Social Democratic Federation and the British Socialist Party.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 671

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157.PAPERS AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE MANCHESTER STATISTICAL SOCIETY. 1833-1843. PARTS 1 AND 2.

Harvester.
186 microfiche.
Hardcopy index.

This collection includes all remaining records of the Society from the foundation in 1833 to 1843. These include manuscript letters, reports and statistics, as well as some printed items.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 1889

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158. PAPERS OF THE PRIME MINISTERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE
(1693-1768). SERIES 4, REELS 166-185.

Research Publications.
20 reels of microfilm.

The collection comprises the Papers of Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle. He was a senior member of the British Cabinet for nearly 40 years, serving in the important  positions of Secretary of State and First Lord of the Treasury. His correspondence and papers are unique in their coverage of the intimate network of political relationships of the period,  under the ministries of Walpole and the younger Pitt.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 10133

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159. THE PAPERS OF WILLIAM AUGUSTUS, DUKE OF CUMBERLAND (1721-1765), FROM THE ROYAL ARCHIVES, WINDSOR CASTLE.

EP.
103 reels of microfilm.

Concerned with his campaigns in the Low Countries,  Scotland and the war with North America.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 608-710

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160. POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN INTER-WAR BRITAIN: PROTEST MOVEMENTS, CIVIL DISORDER AND THE POLICE IN INTER-WAR BRITAIN.

Harvester.
6  reels of microfilm.

This collection is a set of unique reports from the London Police. It gives the police files concerning government surveillance of extremist groups and civil disorder in Britain during the 1930's.The collection provides unique insights into the attitudes of the authorities towards the challenges of both
Left and Right.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 6294

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161. THE PRINTED RECORDS OF THE PARLIAMENT OF IRELAND (IRISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS), 1613-1800.

Oceana.
46 reels of microfilm
.
The collection falls into 6 categories, they are as follows:-
1) The votes of the Irish House of Commons 1692-1771 and  1779-1800.
2) Journals of the Irish House of Commons 1613-1800.
3) Journals of the Irish House of Lords 1634-1800.
4) The Statutes at Large 1310-1800.
5) The debates of the Irish Parliament.
6) The surviving Bills(legislative drafts) and those reports and papers not reprinted in the journals.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2244

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162. PRINTING AND PUBLISHING HISTORY SERIES 1, PART 1, REELS 1-12. SERIES 1, PART 2, REELS 13-23.

Research Publication.
23 reels of microfilm.

This collection of printing and publishing history concentrates on the Strahan Archive. It describes
the company's activities, from it's foundation in 1738 to 1861, and includes its evolution into
Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co. Ltd, and Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd. It provides detail about the publication of such books as  Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", Goldsmith's " Vicar of Wakefield ", Cook's "Voyages",  and Hume's "History of England".

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 10135 - PART 1
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 10136 - PART 2

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163. THE PROCESS BOOKS OF THE COURT OF ARCHES AT LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY, 1660-1893.

Mansell/Center for Research Libraries.
12,946 microfiches.
Hardcopy index.

Cases from 1660 to 1913 are listed in alphabetical order of plaintiff followed by type of case, the court of first instance, the date of  the judgement ( where known ), and references to relevant documents.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 128

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164. PUBLIC ORDER, DISCONTENT AND PROTEST IN 19TH CENTURY ENGLAND (1820-1850). PARTS 1-3.

Harvester.
49 reels of microfilm.

This collection contains correspondence and documents on public order, which were sent by local authorities, to the Home Secretary. The collection gives a full description of the conflict and struggle of working class activities between the years 1820 and 1850.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3037 - PART 1 - 15 REELS OF MICROFILM.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3322 - PART 2 - 19 REELS OF MICROFILM.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3453 - PART 3 - 15 REELS OF MICROFILM.