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American Material from the Tarleton Papers in the Liverpool Record Office.

East Ardsley, Yorkshire, Eng.: EP Microform, 1974
British records relating to America in microform
1 reel(s)

These papers cover several generations of the Tarleton family and deal with the history of Liverpool in the eighteenth century, particularly the history of trade. A prominent Liverpool family, the Tarletons were involved in the African and West Indian slave trade. The Tarletons’ business records during the eighteenth century are included. In the second half of that century, John Tarleton IV owned several slaving ships and traded with Jamaica, the Leeward Islands (Antigua), and Grenada in the West Indies. His son Banastre made a reputation as a British cavalry officer during the Revolutionary War.

A description of the collection is on the first reel.

FILM 22:2

Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms, Revolutionary War Microforms

American Papers in the House of Lords Record Office.

Wakefield, Yorkshire, Eng.: Microforms Limited, 1984
British records relating to America in microform
39 reel(s)

This collection covers the period of British-American relations from 1621 to 1917. The material from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries reflects Parliament’s commercial and strategic interest in the colonies, the controversy over Parliament’s right to tax the colonies, the American War for Independence, and various questions on slavery and the slave trade. This latter topic tends to dominate the papers after 1800.

FILM 22:2-3

Guides:

Minchinton, Walter E. American papers in the House of Lords Record Office : a guide PDF

The guide contains an introduction describing the background of the collection, the subjects covered in the American papers and the editorial method used to select those papers. There is also an appendix with a list of contents on each reel. Finally, there is a calendar of each item and an index of the material. The guide is also available under call number Z1236 .A53 1983.

Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms, Revolutionary War Microforms

American Periodicals, 18th Century.

AMERICAN PERIODICALS, 18TH CENTURY.

Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1946
American periodical series I
33 reel(s)

The eighty-eight titles in this collection trace the early evolution of the American periodical. It begins with two short-lived periodicals published in 1741 by Andrew Bradford and Benjamin Franklin, and extends through the increasing magazine activity after the Revolution. Four of the era's most important and longest-lived periodicals are included: the Columbian Magazine and the American Museum, both of Philadelphia, the Massachusetts Magazine of Boston, and the New-York Magazine. Subjects covered include politics and government, slavery, religion, books, and European news. Sentimental fiction, much of which was serialized, and Revolutionary pamphlets are also included. Titles are arranged alphabetically on the film.

FILM BOOK 0005

Guides:

Hoornstra, Jean. American periodicals, 1741-1900 : an index to the microfilm collections–American periodicals 18th century, American periodicals, 1800-1850, American periodicals, 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction

This guide contains a title, general subject, editor, and reel index. The title index provides full bibliographic information and notes on character and content. Titles with holdings information are entered in the online catalog, MERLIN. Many of the titles are indexed in Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature. Also, additional author, title, and subject access is provided by the Early American Periodicals Index to 1850 (MICPT 016.05).

Chielens, Edward E. American literary magazines : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Index to Early American Periodicals to 1850

Nineteenth century readers’ guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899

An author, subject and illustrator index to the material in fifty-one periodicals (1003 volumes), and index to the book reviews and a title index to the short stories, novels, plays and poems

Poole’s index to periodical literature

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform, Revolutionary War Microforms

American Periodicals, 1800-1850.

AMERICAN PERIODICALS, 1800-1850.

Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1966
American periodical series II

The spirit of nationalism and of westward expansion runs throughout the periodical publications of this prolific period, which marked the beginning of a distinctly American literature. Religious periodicals and magazines for women and children were numerous during this period. Godey's Lady's Book, the Juvenile Port-Folio, the Saturday Evening Post, and the New-York Mirror are representative of the most significant periodicals of the time. Because the arrangement is not alphabetical, the title index in the guide must be used to locate specific periodicals. Periodicals are one of the main sources that reflect American public opinion of the period.

Reels 1-1966

FILM BOOK 0006

Guides:

Hoornstra, Jean. American periodicals, 1741-1900 : an index to the microfilm collections–American periodicals 18th century, American periodicals, 1800-1850, American periodicals, 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction

This guide contains a title, general subject, editor, and reel index. The title index provides full bibliographic information and notes on character and content. Titles with holdings information are entered in the online catalog, MERLIN. Many of the titles are indexed in Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature. Also, additional author, title, and subject access is provided by the Early American Periodicals Index to 1850 (MICPT 016.05).

Chielens, Edward E. American literary magazines : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Index to Early American Periodicals to 1850

Nineteenth century readers’ guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899

An author, subject and illustrator index to the material in fifty-one periodicals (1003 volumes), and index to the book reviews and a title index to the short stories, novels, plays and poems

Poole’s index to periodical literature

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

American Primers.

AMERICAN PRIMERS.

Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1990
844 fiche

From Webster’s Spellers and McGuffey Readers to Dick and Jane, this collection consists of primers, readers, spelling books, alphabet books, teaching manuals, and non-instructional juvenile literature published primarily in America from 1711 to 1943. Only book or book-like items are included, thus hornbooks, broadsides, charts, reading cards, and battledores are excluded. The collection includes some British imprints that were heavily imported to the colonies in the eighteenth century as well as non-English readers, especially German textbooks from Pennsylvania; readers and spellers in Native American languages; Confederate textbooks; and textbooks of simplified orthography, including Edwin Leigh’s pronouncing orthographies published circa 1870. Material in the collection documents reading instruction in the U.S., illustrating pedagogical methods and tools. The collection highlights as well issues in the history of book design and illustration, publishing, and book selling in America.

MICF 3118

Guides:

American primers : guide to the microfiche collection PDF

The guide provides a background essay and secondary bibliography by Richard L. Venezky, bibliography of microfiche, and title, author, and chronological index. Also available under call number PE1119.3 .A44 1989.

Individual titles are catalogued in MERLIN.

Posted in History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

American Public Opinion Data.

AMERICAN PUBLIC OPINION DATA.

Louisville, Kentucky: Opinion Research Service, 1982
21 fiche

American Public Opinion Data contains public opinion polls by numerous opinion research organizations for the year 1982. Each survey describes its methodology and sampling techniques at the beginning. The subjects covered include economic and political issues, with frequent references to approval ratings for the President and administration policies. There are also surveys about attitudes on many other subjects from various constituencies within the country.

The material is arranged alphabetically by the name of the research organization conducting the particular survey and then by date.
LOCATED IN ELLIS REFERENCE (FIRST FLOOR).

MICF 301.15.

Posted in History Microforms

American Women’s Diaries. Southern Women.

AMERICAN WOMEN'S DIARIES. SOUTHERN WOMEN.

New Cannaan, CT: Readex Film Products, 1988
34 reel(s)

This collection contains the manuscript diaries of 32 American women who lived in the South during the 19th century. The diaries provide eyewitness accounts of women's experiences and perspectives on subjects such as the Civil War; Reconstruction; journeys to other states and countries; and their everyday lives on plantations and in cities and smaller towns. Some of the manuscripts are accompanied by transcripts. Diarists: Ada W. Bacot, Zillah (Haynie) Brandon, Mary Davis Brown, Dolly Sumner (Lunt) Burge, Louisiana D. Burge, Kate S. Carney, Carolyn Elizabeth (Burgwin) Clitherall, Louisa (Maxwell) Holmes Cocke, Martha E. (Foster) Crawford, Sarah Anne (Gayle) Crawford, Kate Cumming, Sarah Ida Fowler (Morgan) Dawson, Harriet Eaton, Sarah (Haynesworth) Gayle, Sarah (Burge) Gray, Cloe Tyler (Whittle) Greene, Mary Hort, Mary Davis (Hook) Howell, Sarah Huff, Eveline Harden Jackson, Emma Florence LeConte, Jane Amelia (Akehurst) Lines, Millie J. McCreary, Priscilla (Beall) McKaig, Harriet (Tatem) McLellan, Cornelia (Jackson) Moore, Emma Mordecai, Elizabeth Waties (Allston) Pringle, Alice Ready, Frances Jane (Bestor) Robertson, Molly Elliot Seawell, Grace Latimer Whittle.

FILM BOOK 0299

Guides:

Begos, Jane DuPree. Southern women’s diaries : a guide

The guide provides a summary of each diary and a preface gives additional background information.

Posted in Civil War Microforms, History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform, Women's Studies Microforms

Ancient Roman Architecture.

ANCIENT ROMAN ARCHITECTURE.

Rome: Fototeca Unione, American Academy in Rome, 1982
261 fiche

This collection is a reproduction of the photographic and bibliographic archive of ancient Roman architecture and topography in the Fototeca Unione housed in the American Academy in Rome. The collection provides a comprehensive visual survey of ancient Roman architecture and topography and provides a basic bibliography for each site. The archive represents the largest available collection of source material on ancient Roman architecture and topography. The collection is divided into two volumes, the first contains more than 1400 images of the architecture of the city of Rome, Roman Italy, and the Roman Empire. Volume II consists of more than 1200 images of architecture in the Roman provinces of the Near East and North Africa. It also includes a collection of 3270 images of public and domestic architecture at Pompeii and adds material on pre-Roman and early Roman architecture on the Italian Peninsula. In addition to photographs, the collection contains reproductions of ancient coins, early engravings, plans, and drawings. Some of the photographs were taken in the nineteenth century before many of the ancient structures were altered or even destroyed.

A short uncatalogued guide is available in the Special Collections Reading Room.

MICF 1687

Guides:

Ancient Roman architecture : index to microfiche.

2 vols. The guides contain indexes to the sections of the collection by modern country, site, and monuments. Volume II of the guide contains an index by Augustean region for the Italy section, and indexes the Pompeii section by topography and building type. Microfiche headings provide the names and the locations of the monuments on the fiche. The various monuments and sites within the collection are preceded by brief introductions, bibliographic updates, and plans or maps.

Posted in Art and Architecture Microforms, History Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Anita McCormick Blaine Papers, McCormick Collection, State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

ANITA MCCORMICK BLAINE PAPERS, MCCORMICK COLLECTION, STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN.

Philadelphia: Microsurance, 1966
1 reel(s)

Anita McCormick Blaine, wife of Emmons Blaine and daughter of Cyrus Hall McCormick, the inventor of the mechanical reaper, was a Chicago philanthropist. Her interests ranged from education, child welfare, and social reform to world peace and the League of Nations. In all, Anita Blaine gave away more than $10 million during her lifetime. Letters and papers from and relating to Jane Addams of Hull House discuss rescue work with young women, outing funds for children, and lectures, events, and ongoing activities of the Hull House reformers. Many of the letters are requests for financing of Jane Addams' projects at Hull House.

Filed under "Blaine" in FILM MISC.
NOT IN MERLIN

FILM MISC

Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform, Women's Studies Microforms

Anti-Abolition Tracts. No. 1-6, 1862-66.

ANTI-ABOLITION TRACTS. NO. 1-6, 1862-66.

New York: Van Evrie, Horton, 1862
1 reel(s)

The anti-abolition tracts in this collection are Abolition and Secession (1864), Free Negroism (1862), The Abolition Conspiracy to Destroy the Union (1863) The Negro's Place in Nature (1864) The Six Species of Men (1866), and Soliloquies of the Bondholder, the Poor Mechanic, the Poor Farmer, the Freed Negro, the Soldier's Widow, the 'Radical' Congressman, the Political Preacher, the Returned Soldier, the Southerner (1866).

A guide in the Special Collections Office lists the complete titles.

FILM MISC

Posted in Black Studies Microforms, Civil War Microforms, History Microforms

Anti-Slavery Propaganda in the Oberlin College Library.

ANTI-SLAVERY PROPAGANDA IN THE OBERLIN COLLEGE LIBRARY.

Louisville, Ky.: Lost Cause, 1968
7500 card(s)

Oberlin College Library's collection of American anti-slavery propaganda includes over 2500 pamphlets covering annual reports, proceedings, platforms, and addresses of anti-slavery societies published before the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863. In 1835 Oberlin College, a center of anti-slavery activity, first admitted blacks as students. The collection is arranged by main entry, generally author. The first microcard for each title includes eye-legible bibliographic data in the form of a catalog card. Each title is fully described in Ellis Library's card catalog.

An uncataloged guide, Anti-Slavery Propaganda in the Oberlin College Library, available in the Special Collections Office, lists the titles included in the collection.

MICD 326

Posted in Black Studies Microforms, Civil War Microforms, History Microforms

Antonini, Giuseppe. Studi Di Psicopatologia Forense : Raccolta Di Perizie Psichiatriche Orali E Scritte in Cause Penali E Civili

Antonini, Giuseppe. STUDI DI PSICOPATOLOGIA FORENSE : RACCOLTA DI PERIZIE PSICHIATRICHE ORALI E SCRITTE IN CAUSE PENALI E CIVILI

Torino : Fratelli Bocca, 1901

FILM BOOK 0477

Posted in History Microforms, Language Microforms

Archaeological Survey of India. Annual Report, 1902/03.

Archaeological Survey of India. ANNUAL REPORT, 1902/03-.

Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation,
394 fiche

Annual reports of the Archaeological Survey of India discuss conservation and restoration work undertaken that year, descriptions of newly explored sites, excavations, new finds, and epigraphy. From 1904 to 1934 John Marshall held the post of Director-General of the Department. During this period the excavations at Harappa and Mohenjodaro revolutionized the perception of Indian civilization and culture. The results of the excavations confirmed that in the third millennium before Christ, the peoples of the Punjab and Sind had developed a relatively mature culture. The reports for 1902/03 to 1920/21 are arranged in two parts: administrative and scientific. Beginning in 1921/22, the reports include those of the various provincial archeological circles, formerly published separately.

Microfiche 1-15 contain an index to years 1902 to 1929. A table of contents and a list of plates appears at the beginning of each volume for 1930 to 1937.

MICF 913.34.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Archaeological Survey of India. [Reports] New Imperial Series, V. 1-54.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA. [REPORTS] NEW IMPERIAL SERIES, V. 1-54.

Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation,
597 fiche

The New Imperial Series includes archaeological work in India from 1874 to 1937. In 1871, the newly established Department of the Archaeological Survey of India began a country-wide search for all architectural and other remains characterized by their antiquity, beauty, or historic interest. In this series, James Burgess, responsible for the western districts, concentrates his attention on special classes of monuments, such as the Buddhist caves of western India, the Kankali Tila mound at Mathura, and the antiquities of the Bidar and Aurangabad districts. With the retirement of the director, Alexander Cunningham, in 1885 and the assumption by Burgess of the directorship, surveys of northern and southern India were placed in this series. The reports are monographic in format. Half of those issued between 1874 and 1902 were written by Dr. Burgess. In the early years, the survey teams focused on the discovery of Buddhist monuments. In later years this expanded to the documentation of Brahmanic, Jaina, and Islamic monuments.

MICF 913.34

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Archaeological Survey of India. Memoirs

Archaeological Survey of India. MEMOIRS

New York; Zug, Switzerland: New York Public Library; Inter Documentation,
262 fiche

Contributions to Indian archaeology in this series include the following subjects: dates of the votive inscriptions on the stupas at Sanchi, the archaeological remains and excavations at Nagari, six sculptures from Mahoba, sculptures in the Provincial Museum, antiquities of Bhimbar and Rajaure, Pallava architecture, the origin and cult of Tara, the Haihiyas of Tripuri and their monuments, statues of Pallava kings, calligraphy in the Delhi Museum of Archaeology, a Prajnaparamita manuscript from Central Asia, excavations in Baluchistan, Kushano-Sasanian coins, and the prehistoric civilization in the Indus Valley.

A table of contents and a list of illustrations appear at the beginning of each volume. The collection includes three sub-series: Northern, Southern, and Western India.

MICF 913.34

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Archaeological Survey of India. Memoirs

Archaeological Survey of India. MEMOIRS

New York; Zug, Switzerland: New York Public Library; Inter Documentation,
261 reel(s)

Contributions to Indian archaeology in this series include the following subjects: dates of the votive inscriptions on the stupas at Sanchi, the archaeological remains and excavations at Nagari, six sculptures from Mahoba, sculptures in the Provincial Museum, antiquities of Bhimbar and Rajaure, Pallava architecture, the origin and cult of Tara, the Haihiyas of Tripuri and their monuments, statues of Pallava kings, calligraphy in the Delhi Museum of Archaeology, a Prajnaparamita manuscript from Central Asia, excavations in Baluchistan, Kushano-Sasanian coins, and the prehistoric civilization in the Indus Valley.

1 microfilm reel; ca. 260 microfiche cards. Memoirs for 1919 to 1955 are on microfiche. A duplicate copy for years 1919 to 1921 is available on microfilm. Each volume constitutes a monograph. A list of authors and titles of the monographs is available in the Special Collections Office.
FILED UNDER "INDIA" IN FILM MISC.

FILM MISC

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Archbold, Geoffrey J. D. E. Concordance to the History of Ammianus Marcellinus.

Archbold, Geoffrey J. D. E. CONCORDANCE TO THE HISTORY OF AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS.

Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto, 1980
49 fiche

This concordance is based upon the text of Ammianus Marcellinus' history edited by Wolfgang Seyfarth under the title Ammianus Marcellinus: Romische Geschichte. Lateinische und Deutsch und mit einem Kommentar versehen von Wolfgang Seyfarth (1968-1971). The first microfiche gives the methods used in the concordance.

Ammianus Marcellinus Romische Geschicte is available in Ellis Library in hard copy. PA6203 .A2 1681

MICF 480.513

Posted in History Microforms

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1830-1886. Chester A. Arthur Papers.

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1830-1886. CHESTER A. ARTHUR PAPERS.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1959
Presidential papers microfilms
3 reel(s)

Chester Alan Arthur, a member of the Republican party in New York, was appointed collector of customs for the Port of New York by President Grant in 1871. He served as vice president under James A. Garfield, and took the oath of office upon Garfield's death in 1881. This collection in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division constitutes the bulk of Arthur's surviving papers. Most of his papers are reported to have been burned at his direction the day before he died. The papers include correspondence, receipted bills, and dummies or copies of manuscripts relating to Arthur in other collections of the Library. The correspondence includes twenty-five letters (1881-1883) written to Arthur by Julia I. Sand and about 100 letters (1862-1887) pertain to Arthur's friendship with Robert G. Dun. Other correspondents include Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. Transcripts and photocopies of original correspondence in the files of Dun and Bradstreet are also included.

FILM 20:1

Guides:

Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. Index to the Chester A. Arthur papers

This guide provides an index by writer or recipient.

Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform

Assemblies of God. General Council. Departmental Reports and Financial Statements, 1923-1945.

Assemblies of God. General Council. DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, 1923-1945.

Dallas, Texas: Microfilm Service and Sales, 1966
Library of American Church Records, ser. 1
1 reel(s)

The financial condition of the Assemblies of God General Council from year to year is recorded in these reports and financial statements. They identify areas of expenditure for such things as mission work, publishing, benevolence, as well as the daily operations of the administrative offices of the Council.

FILM 15:7

Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Assemblies of God. General Council. Minutes, 1914-1965.

Assemblies of God. General Council. MINUTES, 1914-1965.

Dallas, Texas: Microfilm Service and Sales, 1966
Library of American Church Records, ser. 1
2 reel(s)

The minutes contain the discussions and decisions of the controlling body for the Assemblies of God. These discussions include doctrinal issues, the need for and scope of evangelism and mission work, maintenance doctrinal unity among the clergy, as well as practical organizational problems involved in coordinating the activities of the widely scattered churches. This material is on reels one and two of the Assemblies of God collection.

The minutes are arranged in chronological order, with summaries of the minutes for several councils also presented periodically.

FILM 15:7

Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Assemblies of God. General Council. Official List of Ministers and Missionaries, 1941-1963, 1965.

Assemblies of God. General Council. OFFICIAL LIST OF MINISTERS AND MISSIONARIES, 1941-1963, 1965.

Dallas, Texas: Microfilm Service and Sales, 1969
Library of American Church Records, ser. 1
5 reel(s)

Each directory contains a current list of churches by state, a complete list of ordained ministers and missionaries, and the members of the General Presbytery.

FILM 15:7

Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Asi Microfiche Library

ASI MICROFICHE LIBRARY

Bethesda, Md: Congressional Information Service, 1974

Statistics collected and published by federal and quasi-federal agencies are included in this collection. Social, economic, and demographic data from major statistics collection agencies, as well as data collected by regulatory agencies, congressional committees, presidential commissions and boards, and judicial offices, make this a comprehensive source. Bibliographical notes in the index indicate whether the item is part of the government depository library program or is a non-depository item. Ellis Library receives only the microfiche designated non-depository. Because the Superintendent of Documents classification number is listed, the index helps locate paper copies in the depository collection also.

Located in Government Documents (first floor)

Guides:

American statistics index.

‘The American Statistics Index provides an index to this collection. It is issued monthly in two parts: an index and an abstract section. The issues cumulate quarterly and annually.

Posted in History Microforms

Asia, Special Studies, 1980-82 Supplement.

ASIA, SPECIAL STUDIES, 1980-82 SUPPLEMENT.

Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1983
Special studies series
5 reel(s)

This collection contains forty-five studies done with an eye to strategic planning for United States’ interests in Asia. It includes such subjects as defense, trade, agriculture, foreign policies, military assessments, political problems, poverty, and technology. The collection is divided by country, with Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam constituting the divisions. The studies were contracted by various federal agencies from a number of private and governmental “think tanks” such as the Rand Corporation, Hudson Institute, Inc., Economic Research Service, Economics and Statistics Service, and the Army War College.

FILM BOOK 0087

Guides:

Asia, special studies, 1980-1982 supplement PDF

This annotated guide contains a table of contents, a reel index, and a subject index. The authors and their institutional affiliation are also indicated. Also available under call number DS35 .A85 1983 Suppl.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, Asia Microforms, History Microforms

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church General Synod. Minutes, 1803-1968.

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church General Synod. MINUTES, 1803-1968.

Dallas, TX: Microfilm Cente,
American Church Records. Series 2
5 reel(s)

This collection contains the minutes of the Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church General Synod for 1803-1968. It should be noted that the name of the issuing body has varied over the years. Some of the records are transcripts while others are reproductions of original printed documents. For some years the minutes are taken from the Christian Magazine of the South. The records for 1841 are actually extracts from the minutes. Included in the records are treasury, presbyterial, and foreign mission reports.

FILM 15:8

Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

B.F. Stevens’ Facsimiles of Manuscripts in European Archives Relating to America, 1773-1783

Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Library,
6 reel(s)

Benjamin Franklin Stevens, a bookman and antiquarian, directed the reproduction, by photographic methods, of civil, diplomatic, political, and naval documents in private collections and archives in Europe. The documents cover secret intelligence work of the British and French government, Lord North’s two Conciliatory Bills of 1778, the Commission of 1778 to restore peace, Deane’s letters and memoirs to the French government in reference to French aid to America, letters of Chief Justice William Smith, a loyalist, to Mr. Eden, the capture and imprisonment of Henry Laurens, the negotiation and signing of the Treaty of Peace in Paris, and correspondence of the Marquis de Lafayette, Richard Oswald, and Lord Viscount Stormont, British Ambassador in Paris.

An index on the sixth reel (volume 25) provides numerical, chronological, author, recipient, and subject access. Also, a list of contents is at the beginning of each volume.
NOT IN MERLIN

FILM MISC

Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms

Bach, Johann S. Werke Jahrg. 1-46 and Supp. 47, 1851-1899.

Bach, Johann S. WERKE JAHRG. 1-46 AND SUPP. 47, 1851-1899.

New York: New York Public Library, 1944
12 reel(s)

NOT IN MERLIN

FILM 4D21: 15:9

Posted in History Microforms, Music Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Baroda (India : State). Administration Report

Baroda (India : State). ADMINISTRATION REPORT

New York: New York Public Library, 1968
7 reel(s)

The administration reports date from 1875 when the Maharaji Sayajirao was placed at the head of the Baroda (now incorporated into Gujarant state) state government as a boy of twelve, under the educational guidance of the British. The reports extend through his reign up to the time of his death in 1939, and cover the events and social conditions of the state up to 1945. Under Sayajirao, most of modern Baroda was built, including the Pratap Vilas palace, Baroda college, and Sayaji hospital. The reports summarize political, legislative, and judicial affairs, revenue, settlements, self-government, finance, education, medical institutions, public works, police, jails, and famine relief. Each report begins with a table of contents. Later reports contain a summary of the important activities of the year and an index.

FILM MISC

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Bayard, James Asheton , 1767-1815. Papers of the Bayard Family.

Bayard, James Asheton , 1767-1815. PAPERS OF THE BAYARD FAMILY.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1973
4 reel(s)

Papers of the Bayard family in the manuscript division of the Library of Congress include 1000 items, chiefly the papers of James Asheton Bayard and Richard Henry Bayard, United States senators from Delaware. The papers pertain to United States and Delaware politics from 1797 to 1885. They include correspondence, diaries, financial material, diplomatic documents, congressional material, newspapers and newspaper clippings, and printed matter. Topics include Federalist politics, the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1800, the Bank of the United States, the War of 1812, the Delaware State Militia, and in foreign affairs, chiefly the Treaty of Ghent (1815) and diplomatic relations with Belgium.

The first reel contains notes on scope and reel contents, and also includes an index of correspondents.

FILM BOOK 0312

Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform

Bhatnagar, Gulshan Rai. Reflections on a few Political Punjab Problems.

Bhatnagar, Gulshan Rai. REFLECTIONS ON A FEW POLITICAL PUNJAB PROBLEMS.

Lahore: Mercantile Electric Press, 1920

The author of this pamphlet was a Special Prizeman in Muhammadan Law at Punjab University. It is a collection of his letters written over nine years covering life and politics in Punjab.

At the end of the microfilm reel of Punjab (India). MEMORANDUM SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB TO THE INDIAN STATUTORY COMMISSION, VOLUME X. (Microfilmed by the India Office Library, London.)

FILM MISC

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, History Microforms, India

Bibliography of American Hymnals.

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN HYMNALS.

New York: University Music Editions, 1983
27 fiche

Guide: The eye-readable contents-guides that accompanied the collection (and that is mentioned in MERLIN) is in the Special Collections office.

MICF 2036

Posted in Music Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Billy Sunday in Philadelphia, 1915 [Microform]

BILLY SUNDAY IN PHILADELPHIA, 1915 [MICROFORM]

9 reel(s)

William Ashley “Billy” Sunday (1862-1935) was an American Christian evangelist. Sunday played professional baseball for 8 years (1883-1891). After retiring from baseball, he became well known for his preaching at large rallies. Sunday was also active in the Prohibition movement. These reels contain articles from the (Philadelphia) Evening Telegraph, the North American, and the Press (Philadelphia) covering Billy Sunday’s Philadelphia campaign from January 3 to March 20, 1915.

FILM BOOK 0488

Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Biblioteca Palatina. Druckschriften -Stampati Palatini -Printed Books

BIBLIOTECA PALATINA. DRUCKSCHRIFTEN -STAMPATI PALATINI -PRINTED BOOKS

Munich : New York: K.G. Saur, 1989
21,103 fiche

Collection of 8,000 Greek, Latin, oriental and Humanist works reproduced in microform. Considered the foremost collection of the 15th, 16th and 17th century texts, the Palatina Collection originated in Heidelberg at the bequest of Prince Elector Ludwig III. It was transferred to the Vatican in 1623, where it currently resides. The fiche is labeled according to the original library’s shelf arrangement by size (i.e. Stamp. Pal. S., Stam. Pal. I-VI, and so on). Items are chiefly in Latin. Fiches are numbered alphanumerically in right corner of header.

MICF 6698

Guides:

Mittler, Elmar Bibliotheca Palatina : Druckschriften = stampati Palatini = printed books : Katalog zur Mikrofiche-Ausgabe

In German

Vorl?â?ñufiger alphabetischer Index

Temporary alphabetical index on 32 microfiches (chiefly in Latin)

This short pamphlet is a printed introduction in German with English on inverted pages.

Posted in History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Vatican City

Birmingham Female Society for the Relief of Negro Slaves. Records Relating to the Birmingham Ladies Society for the Relief of British Negro Slaves.

East Ardsley, Yorkshire, Eng.: Micro Methods, 1970
British records relating to America in microfilm
2 reel(s)

In the early nineteenth century, Birmingham was an important center of anti-slavery activity. Birmingham itself was a prosperous manufacturing town engaged in some cotton trading. Joseph Sturge, one of the leaders in the British anti-slavery movement, was secretary of the Birmingham anti-slavery society and active in several national anti-slavery organizations. On April 8, 1825, Lucy Townsend and Mary Lloyd founded the Birmingham Ladies Society, which published several pamphlets, compiled annual reports, and recorded minutes relating to their activities. Members wrote letters and petitions urging others to support their cause. They supported education as a means of solving the problem of freed slaves, focusing on aid to blacks in British territories. They were reluctant to deal with the problem of American slavery for fear of inflaming the issue.

A description of the contents and their arrangement is on the first reel.
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Posted in Black Studies Microforms, British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, Civil War Microforms, History Microforms, Women's Studies Microforms

Blaine, Ephraim, 1741-1804. Papers of Ephraim Blaine.

Blaine, Ephraim, 1741-1804. PAPERS OF EPHRAIM BLAINE.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1968
5 reel(s)

Ephraim Blaine, a merchant of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, became deputy commissary general and later commissary general of purchases for the Continental Army from 1777 to 1783. His papers cover the years 1763 to 1805 and number approximately 3,500 items. The papers include correspondence, memoranda of accounts, cash books, and abstracts of accounts. Blaine corresponded with the president of Congress, the superintendent of finance, various military officers, members of the Board of War, and men serving in the supply departments.

A description of the contents and arrangement is on the first reel.
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Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform, Revolutionary War Microforms

Black Panthers. FBI File on the Black Panther Party, North Carolina.

Black Panthers. FBI FILE ON THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1986
2 reel(s)

The Black Panthers were a radical, sometimes violent, political organization. They were founded in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seal. At first, they advocated arming the black populace so they could protect themselves from politicians, law enforcement authorities, and business owners whom they considered to be oppressive. The Black Panthers believed that economic unfairness was the basic problem for blacks, not racial discrimination. So in the late 1960's, they began working with white revolutionary groups with whom they shared goals. By the early 1970's, the Black Panthers changed their methods by stressing community service within established political and social groups.

FILM BOOK 0292

Guides:

Guide to the microfilm edition of the FBI file on the Black Panther Party, North Carolina

It contains an introduction that describes the origin and philosophy of the Black Panther Party and a summary of the provided FBI material. Each reel’s contents is divided into sections and the date of the first and last documents in each section is also listed. This same information is also found at the beginning of the first reel.

Posted in Black Studies Microforms, Civil Rights Microforms, History Microforms

Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration, 1916-1925.

BLACK WORKERS IN THE ERA OF THE GREAT MIGRATION, 1916-1925.

Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1985
Black Studies Research Sources
25 reel(s)

With the booming economy in northern cities during World War I, approximately one-half million blacks left the South and headed north in pursuit of work. This collection consists of federal documents that pertain to the changing patterns of both labor and migration during the decade after the war. Specifically, these documents refer to agricultural and industrial labor, unionism, housing, race relations, veteran employment, and the processes of migration.

FILM BOOK 0041

Guides:

Schipper, Martin Paul. Black workers in the era of the great migration, 1916-1925 : guide PDF

The guide contains historical background on the Great Migration, the sources of this collection, a reel index, and a subject index. Also available under call number E185.8 .S35 1985.

Posted in Black Studies Microforms, History Microforms

Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. Index of Correspondents, William Blathwayt Papers 1674 (1680-1770) 1715.

Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. INDEX OF CORRESPONDENTS, WILLIAM BLATHWAYT PAPERS 1674 (1680-1770) 1715.

Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg Archives, 1965
6 reel(s)

The collection includes the correspondence of William Blathwayt as well as an index. As an English colonial administrator, William Blathwayt enjoyed the favor of three successive kings during his career of almost forty years. He was known among both high officials and lesser public servants in England and the colonies. Blathwayt's correspondence is a source of material on British imperial policy, commercial regulation, and colonial administration. The British imperial-mercantilist point of view is represented by Blathwayt's correspondents almost to the exclusion of the colonial position.

An index of correspondents is at the beginning of reel one.
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Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform

Blathwayt, William 1649?-1717. Sir Thomas Phillips Collection of American Colonial Papers, 1645-1741.

Blathwayt, William 1649?-1717. SIR THOMAS PHILLIPS COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COLONIAL PAPERS, 1645-1741.

San Marino, Calif.: Henry E. Huntington Library, 1968
1 reel(s)

William Blathwayt, as secretary of the Committee of Trade and Plantations, initiated the collection of American colonial papers (later known as the Sir Thomas Phillips collection) which includes papers from 1645 to 1741. This microfilm reel is an index to that collection, which was first contained in ten folio volumes but is now broken up. The index describes the contents of the original volumes, which were divided geographically. The contents of each paper is briefly summarized. The papers for the most part consist of the correspondence sent to the Committee of Trade by colonial officials. The subjects covered include taxation and revenue, relations with Indians and French and Spanish colonies, piracy, military forces and fortifications, trade and shipping, unrest and uprisings among colonists, and administration of justice.

There is an introduction at the beginning of the reel. The papers are arranged geographically into the following categories: America (papers concerning more that one American colony), New York, New England, Virginia, Maryland and Newfoundland, Canada, Darien and Hudson Bay, Jamaica, Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados, and the Caribbean Islands.
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Posted in History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform

Bombay Sanskrit Series

BOMBAY SANSKRIT SERIES

Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Company,
52 fiche

An uncatalogued guide is available in the Special Collections Reading Room. Each title is catalogued separately in MERLIN.

MICF 2992

Posted in Language Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Bourne, Hugh, 1772-1852. Journal of Hugh Bourne, American Mission, 1844-1846, in the Library of the Hartley Victoria Theological College, Manchester.

East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England: Micro Methods, 1964
British records relating to America in microfilm
1 reel(s)

Hugh Bourne was an English preacher and founder of the Primitive Methodist movement, whose followers believed the camp-meeting to be an appropriate form of open-air evangelism. In 1848 Bourne agreed to oversee the Canadian mission. This extract from his journal records his experiences and observations while in America. His journal is preoccupied with religion. It is the record of a man with only one object, the salvation of human souls. Often only a catalogue of places visited, the journal gives an occasional glimpse of things he saw: a new type of threshing machine, the structure of a log-house, his impressions of Niagara and of the Passaic Falls, his first ride on a sleigh, a Canadian saw-mill, and the boiling of maple syrup. The journal as a whole is a chronicle of the emergence and expansion of Primitive Methodism, and the extract is a significant addition to the story of the American mission fifteen years after its beginnings.

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Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms

Boyd-Bowman, Peter. Lexico Hispanoamericanos Del Siglo XVII.

Boyd-Bowman, Peter. LEXICO HISPANOAMERICANOS DEL SIGLO XVII.

Madison, WI: Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies Ltd., 1983
8 fiche

MICF 2585

Guides:

Boyd-Bowman, Peter. L?â??xico hispanoamericano del siglo XVI

Posted in Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Bragg, John. Diary of John Bragg, in the Whitehaven Public Library and Museum, Cumberland.

East Ardsley, Yorkshire, Eng: Micro Methods, 1968
British records relating to America in microform
1 reel(s)

John Bragg was the proprietor of a successful shoe-making business in Whitehaven (Cumbria, N.W. England) during the second half of the eighteenth century. He was a deeply religious member of the Quaker faith. He married Margaret Hadwen in 1749, and it was through his wife’s brother, John Hadwen, a resident of Rhode Island, that he had an interest in America and the War of Independence. The diary, which begins in 1771, contains medical recipes, references to historical dates, selected newspaper articles, family notations, and a number of letters from Bragg’s relatives in America. It lists significant events in Whitehaven and in the Bragg family, and contains a number of references to the War of Independence. For example, it records news of events leading up to the war, battles during the war, and the arrival of Henry Fleming from Virginia.

A description of the contents is at the beginning of the reel.
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Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform, Revolutionary War Microforms

Bragg, Thomas 1810 -1862. Thomas Bragg Diary, 1861-1862, in the Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library.

Bragg, Thomas 1810 -1862. THOMAS BRAGG DIARY, 1861-1862, IN THE SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA LIBRARY.

Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Library, 1968
1 reel(s)

After two terms as governor of North Carolina, Thomas Bragg was elected to the Senate in 1859. The first portion of his diary covers January 3, to March 1, 1861. It deals with political activities and difficulties related to sectional differences and secession. Plans for a provisional government, the problems of federal forts in the South, the Kansas question, and the financial problems of both the northern and southern governments are covered. During the next portion of the diary from November 15, 1861 to April 9, 1862, Bragg was attorney general of the Confederate States. He reports on conversations with Jefferson Davis and cabinet members, discussions at cabinet meetings, war news, relation of the central government with state governments, and financial problems. He also discusses the loyalty of states such as Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri to the Confederacy, military topics such as the re-enlistment of volunteers, manufacture of gunpowder, naval warfare, and prisoner exchanges, and battles including the clash between the Monitor and Merrimac and the Battle of Shiloh. In the remainder of the diary he mentions rumors of war, prices of store goods, and political activities in Virginia and North Carolina.

An uncataloged guide, Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Bragg Diary, is available in the Special Collections Office. It contains a partial list of people mentioned in the diary.
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Posted in Civil War Microforms, History Microforms, Papers of Individuals on Microform

Brethren in Christ Church. General Conference. Minutes, 1871-1970.

Brethren in Christ Church. General Conference. MINUTES, 1871-1970.

Dallas, Texas: Microfilm Center,
American Church Records, ser. 2
6 reel(s)

This collection contains the Brethren in Christ Church General Conference Minutes for 1871 to 1970. The minutes were published in condensed form and are concerned with such subjects as missions within the United States, marriage outside the church, church finance, and education.

This collection is on reels 1-4 of a six reel series. Reels 5 and 6 cover the Brethren in Christ Handbooks of Mission for 1918-1970. See separate entry.

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Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Brethren in Christ Church. Handbook of Missions, 1918-1970.

Brethren in Christ Church. HANDBOOK OF MISSIONS, 1918-1970.

Dallas, TX: Microfilm Center,
American Church Records. Series 2
6 reel(s)

The Brethren in Christ Handbooks of Missions for 1918 to 1970 are reproduced in this collection. The handbooks were published annually and deal with both home and foreign missions. They include reports on miscellaneous mission affairs, finance, and education. Brethren in Christ foreign missions were situated in Africa and India.

This collection is on reels 5-6 of the series that begins with the Brethren in Christ General Conference Minutes for 1871-1970. See separate entry.

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Posted in Church History Microforms, History Microforms

Bristol Presentments, 1801-1917: From the Central Library, College Green, Bristol.

East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England: Microform, Ltd, 1984
British records relating to America in microform
29 reel(s)

The Bristol Presentments from 1801 to 1917 are a continuation of the microform collection, Bristol Presentments from the Central Library, College Green, Bristol, which covers the period of 1770 to 1800. Principally export and import lists, they begin in 1770 and are almost complete for 1791 to 1794 and 1797 to 1800. They provide information on trade during this period, give the date of entrance of a vessel, its name and the name of its master, as well as the names of merchants and the consignments in which they were concerned.

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Guides:

Bristol presentments, 1770-1917 PDF

The guide provides a discussion of the provenance of the collection, an introduction to the documents, facsimile samples of bills of entry, a listing of the contents, and a reel guide. Also available in the MERLIN catalog.

Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms

Britain and Europe Since 1945.

BRITAIN AND EUROPE SINCE 1945.

Brighton, Eng.: Harvester, 1973
Harvester / Primary social sources

The basic collection brings together source material from sixty-seven pressure groups involved in Britain's campaign to join the European Economic Community. The thirty-one single-interest pressure groups and the thirty-six multi-interest groups represent virtually the full range of postwar pressure groups in this field. Annual updates carry the file on established groups forward and add material from new participants in the continuing debate.

MICF 382.9142

Guides:

Britain and Europe since 1945: a bibliographical guide.

The guide provides chronological, author, and title access. Supplements arrive with each annual update.

Posted in History Microforms, World War II Microforms

Britain’s Literary Heritage: Nineteenth Century Theatre Periodicals Parts One and Two from the British Library.

BRITAIN'S LITERARY HERITAGE: NINETEENTH CENTURY THEATRE PERIODICALS PART ONE AND TWO FROM THE BRITISH LIBRARY.

Brighton: Harvester Microform Publications, 1986
41 items

19 titles.

Each title fully cataloged in MERLIN and shelved with the microfilmed periodical collection, FILM PER. Consult MERLIN for call number for each title. A list of the titles in the collection is available in the Special Collections office or search the series title in MERLIN.

Posted in Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform, Theatre Microforms

British and Continental Rhetoric and Elocution.

BRITISH AND CONTINENTAL RHETORIC AND ELOCUTION.

Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilm International, 1953
16 reel(s)

An uncataloged guide, British and Continental Rhetoric and Elocution, is available in the Special Collections office. The titles included in the collection are also listed in SPEC-R Z1033 .M5 I53 Niles, Ann. An Index to Microform Collections, pp 84-89.

FILM BOOK 0254

Guides:

An Index to microform collections

Posted in Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

British Army Lists, 1740-1784.

East Ardsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England: Microform Academic Publications, 1984
British Records Relating to America in Microform
81 fiche

The Lists specifically cover the years 1740, 1743-44, 1747, 1753, 1757-58, 1762, and 1764-84. The Army Lists are concerned with listing all officers holding regimental appointments. At most times, the regimental establishment consisted of a commanding colonel, a lieutenant-colonel, a major, several captains and lieutenants, either ensigns or cornets, and a few other miscellaneous officers. This collection serves an invaluable function in tracing specific biographical information about individuals listed

MICF 1334

Guides:

The annual British Army lists, 1740-1784 PDF

The guide contains background information on the origins of the Army Lists, the regiment of establishment, the contents of the Army Lists, the uses of the Lists, a table of contents of the fiches, and a bibliographical note on related works. The Lists are indexed by name in each volume. Also available in Special Collections: UB415.G7 A5 1984.

Posted in British Records Relating to America on Microfilm, History Microforms, Revolutionary War Microforms