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

The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa

Subset R

166. RADICAL PERIODICALS IN THE US, 1890-1950.
 

Greenwood.
microfiche.

Document Supply shelfmark: HELD AS INDIVIDUAL SERIALS.

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167. RADICAL PERIODICALS OF GREAT BRITAIN.
PERIOD 1: PROTEST LITERATURE OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, 1794-1881,
PERIOD 2: MARXISM AND THE MACHINE AGE, 1867-1914.

Greenwood.
Microfilm and microfiche.

Document Supply shelfmark: HELD AS INDIVIDUAL SERIALS.

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168. RARE MILITANT  19TH-CENTURY FREETHOUGHT BOOKS. (THE COLLIS COLLECTION).

World Microfilms.
14 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

Some of the items included in this collection are:-
My Path to Atheism.         Annie Besant. 1877.
The Trial of Theism.         George Jacob Holyoake. 1858.
Bible Heroes.                     George William Foote. 1891.
A Few days in Athens.      Frances Wright. 1822.
An Inquiry into the Philosophy and Religion of  Shakespeare.  William John Birch. 1848.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2167

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169. RARE RADICAL AND LABOUR PERIODICALS OF GREAT BRITAIN IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY. SERIES l AND ll.

Harvester.
72 reels of microfilm.

Items included in this collection are:-
Cabinet Newspaper
Douglas Jerrold's Weekly Newspaper
Labourer
Radical Times
Red Rag
Weekly True Sun

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3001-3003 - SERIES I - 52 REELS OF MICROFILM -       PARTS 1-3
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 7762 - SERIES II - 18 REELS OF MICROFILM.

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170. RECORDS OF AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EARLS COLNE 1400-1750. VOLS 1-3.

Chadwyck-Healey.
70 microfiche.
Hardcopy index.

The documents included in this series are wide-ranging and include wills, parish registers, manor court rolls and  ecclesiastical and civil court records.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 906

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171. THE REGISTERS OF THE ARCHBISHOPS OF CANTERBURY, 13TH - 17TH CENTURIES, AT LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY.

World Microfilms.
20 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

The main types of documents in the registers are  records of ordinations, appointments of archbishops,
bishops and officers of the archbishops, records of ecclesiastical courts etc. For the history of England in the Middle Ages and for the centuries following the registers are one of the most important of all sources.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2526

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172. RELIGION, RADICALISM AND FREETHOUGHT IN VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN BRITAIN.

EP.
108 reels microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

Part 3 of this collection is the Holyoake Pamphlets 1841-1904, and some of the items included are as follows:-
The Handbook of  Grammar for the use of teachers and learners.    G.J. Holyoake. 1846.
The life and character of Richard Carlile.                                          G.J. Holyoake. 1849.
A short and easy method with the saints.                                            G.J. Holyoake. 1843.
Public lessons of the hangman.                                                            G.J. Holyoake. 1864.

Part 4 of this collection is the Records of the Leicester Secular Society 1852-1943, and some of the items included are as follows:-
The Minute Books of the Leicester Secular Society for the years 1852-1943 with gaps.
Scrapbooks of printed matter issued by the Leicester Secular Society for the years 1842-1910.
Newspaper cuttings of the Leicester Secular Society for the years 1899-1909 with gaps.
Cash books of the Leicester Secular Society for the years 1872-1896.
Records of the Secular Hall Company Limited-Records of Shareholders for the years 1873-1905.

Document Supply shelfmark: PARTS 1 AND 2 HELD AS INDIVIDUAL SERIALS.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 4351 - PART 3 - 4 REELS OF MICROFILM.
Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 4352 - PART 4 - 5 REELS OF MICROFILM.

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173. RHODES HOUSE LIBRARY, OXFORD. ANTI-SLAVERY COLLECTION 1795-1880.

World Microfilms.
59 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

A large part of this collection relates to the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society which was founded in 1839. The society’s aim was to secure the abolition of slavery in general and particularly in America. The collection includes the  Minute Books of the British and  Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, and also papers relating to conferences held in 1840, 1842 and 1843.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 6346

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174. ROYAL ARCHIVES AT WINDSOR CASTLE. CHANGES OF GOVERNMENT. 1837-1901.

Harvester.
13 reels of microfilm.

This series is a collection of files in the Royal Archives which cover changes of government, major cabinet reconstructions and political crises during the reign of Queen Victoria. The collection starts with the first political crisis of the Queen's reign in May 1839,  the Bedchamber crisis, and ends with the reconstruction of Lord Salisbury's cabinet in October 1900.
 

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 3007

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175. ROYAL ARCHIVES AT WINDSOR CASTLE: VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION 1845 - 1909.

World Microfilm.
15 reels of colour microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

This is a collection of the best of Victorian and Edwardian photography. Sepia tone, hand tinted colour photographs along with callotype and daguerreotype prints are represented. Some of the items included in this collection are:
The Queen at the Manchester Exhibition, July 6th 1857.
Princess Helena's Album 1861 and 1862.
Crimean War Photographs.
Royal Household Portraits (use this link for a portrait of Edward, Prince of Wales at the Waverley Ball, 1870)
Windsor Castle.
Royal Portraits.
Among the photographers whose work can be found in this collection are:-
F. Bedford, J. Cundall, A.W. Wilson, R. Fenton (use this link for a Royal Household Portrait by R. Fenton)

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2567

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176. ROYAL INSTITUTE OF  ARCHITECTS RARE BOOKS COLLECTION. c1482-1838.
SECTION 1-5.

World Microfilms.
35 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

This collection is a major source in the field of architectural history, from one of the world's
finest collection of works on architecture, which is particularly rich in rare books.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2159-2165 AND MFR 2457

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177. RUSSIAN FUTURISM, 1910-1916. POETRY AND MANIFESTOS.

Chadwyck-Healey.
19 colour and 42 monochrome microfiche.

The collection includes poetry, manifestos, journals and miscellanies and is a collection of primary material on Russian Futurism before the Revolution.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 520

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178. RUSSIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE: RARE BOOKS ON 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY RUSSIA FROM THE HELSINKI UNIVERSITY LIBRARY. (UNITS 1-20).

University Microfilms.
Approx 7,000 microfiche. (cancelled after unit 20).
Hardcopy index.

Russian History and Culture is a microfiche collection of scarce books selected from the Helsinki University Library's 300,000 volume Russian collection.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 357