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

The Microform Research Collections at Boston Spa

Subset T

 197. TANNER MANUSCRIPTS. CHURCH, STATE AND POLITICS 16TH AND 17TH  CENTURIES.

Harvester.
85 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

Thomas Tanner (1674-1735), Bishop of Asaph 1732-1735, his manuscripts include correspondence with people such as Samuel Pepys, Horace Walpole and various clergy, parliamentary, legal and royal personages, on a range of topics  covering church, domestic and legal affairs, poems and political
events including the Gunpowder plot.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 4219

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198. THOMASON TRACTS.

University Microfilms.
143 reels of microfilm.

PLEASE NOTE Document Supply shelfmark DOES NOT HOLD THE COMPLETE COLLECTION. ITEMS ARE
PURCHASED ON DEMAND.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 5124

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199. THE THYNNE PAPERS, REPRODUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE ARCHIVES OF LONGLEAT HOUSE. VOLS 1-100, BOOKS 1-72.

EP.
62 reels of microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

The Thynne collection consists mainly of letters written by members of  the Thynne family and  inventories and accounts relating to the Longleat Estate.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2649

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200. THE TOM HARRISSON MASS OBSERVATION ARCHIVE. PARTS 1-2, THE FILE REPORTS, 1937-1949.

Harvester.
353 microfiche.
Hardcopy index.

Between the years 1938 and 1950 there were approximately  3,000 reports produced by Mass Observation summarising their activities. These reports provide a fascinating insight into the social behaviour of Britain. eg the razor blade reprocessing factory scheme, attitude to women in public houses, preference of canned and processed peas in Bolton and London, morale and propaganda issues raised during and post war.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFE 2218

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201. TRADES UNION CONGRESS ANNUAL REPORTS 1869-1978 (2ND - 110TH).

EP.
38 reels of microfilm.

Document Supply shelfmark: 7638.52F

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202. TRADES UNION CONGRESS PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE MINUTES 1888-1921; PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE REPORTS 1908-1919.

Micrographics Export Co.
8 reels of microfilm.

This collection of Minutes provides essential background information on the activities of the Parliamentary Committee.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 2458 REELS 1-5 - COMMITTEE MINUTES - 1888-1921 - REELS 6-8 - COMMITTEE REPORTS - 1908-1919.

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203. TRINITY COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE. LIBRARY: MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION.

World Microfilms.
45 reels of colour microfilm, 368 reels of monochrome microfilm.
Hardcopy index.

The collection - covering the  9th century to 19th century - is divided into 8 sections as follows:
1) Law Manuscripts
2) Medica.
3) Mathematica.
4) Illuminated Manuscripts.
5) Literature.
6) Secular Manuscripts
7) Bibical texts
8) Theology

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 6345

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204. TUDOR AND STUART MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE HARLEIAN COLLECTION. PART 9, REELS 192-211.

Research Publications.
20 reels of microfilm.

Part 9 of this collection includes domestic political issues in the Harleian Manuscripts including the trial of the Earl of Westmorland and a letter of the Duke of Norfolk in the Tower in 1571. There are also observations on Caesar's Commentaries and the  theory of war. Legal manuscripts in this collection include a  copy of the Mirror of Justices, and there are also religious topics which  include the procedures of the Court of Arches and accounts of the distribution of abbey lands in the 1540's. Finally Scottish affairs are dealt with in considerable detail, these  include tracts on Mary, Queen of Scots and abuses in Crown revenue.

Document Supply shelfmark: MFR 10128