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20th Century Pamphlets

20th Century Pamphlets

Collection of short publications on world affairs. Includes titles I Was A Franco Soldier and The Hydrogen Bomb And You, and authors Kropotkin and Liu Shao-Chi.

Alnwick Corn Exchange Archive

Alnwick Corn Exchange Archive

Correspondence, accounts and other administrative papers relating to the Alnwick Corn Exchange 1862 - 1880.

Bainbrigg Library/Appleby Grammar School Collection

Bainbrigg Library/Appleby Grammar School Collection

Historical portion of the Library of Appleby Grammar School in Cumbria. Mostly classical, theological, literary and historical works dating back to the 15th century.

Baker Brown (Thomas) Archive

Baker Brown (Thomas) Archive

Material relating to Thomas Baker Brown, a soldier who fought in World War I and was taken prisoner of war in Germany in 1918.

Bell (Gertrude) Archive

Bell (Gertrude) Archive

Consists of correspondence, photos, diaries and miscellaneous. Particularly interesting for scholars of the archaeology and history of the Near and Middle East.

Bell (Gertrude) Collection

Bell (Gertrude) Collection

2,000 books on Arabic and Persian languages, and on the history and antiquities of Arabia, Iraq and the Near East that formed part of Gertrude Bell's working library.

Bell (John and Thomas) Archive

Bell (John and Thomas) Archive

Printed and manuscript items collected by John (1783-1864) and Thomas (1785-1860) Bell. This collection is a good resource for local history.

Bell-White Collection

Bell-White Collection

Printed and manuscript items collected by John (1783-1864) and Thomas (1785-1860) Bell. Focuses on local history and is a good resource for local political history.

Bosanquet (Bernard and Helen) Archive

Bosanquet (Bernard and Helen) Archive

Material relating to Bernard Bosanquet, the idealist philosopher (1848-1923), and his wife, Helen Bosanquet (1860-1926), a member of the 1909 Poor Law Commission.

Bradshaw Collection

Bradshaw Collection

Notable for its English Revolution tracts, some illustrated, describing local events such as A Terrible and bloudy fight at Tinmouth Castle on Fryday last ... (1648).

Bradshaw-Bewick Collection

Bradshaw-Bewick Collection

Works by and relating to engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Includes material on the natural world, popular fables and small moral instruction books.

Brewis (William) Diaries

Brewis (William) Diaries

Fascinating diaries of William Brewis (1778-1850), farmer of Throphill Farm, Mitford, written 1833-1850, discussing farming matters and the local community.

Burman-Alnwick Collection

Burman-Alnwick Collection

Chiefly a local history collection, containing books, pamphlets, broadsides and other material printed in Alnwick 1700-1917, such as The Alnwick Mercury.

Clarke (Edwin) Local Collection

Clarke (Edwin) Local Collection

Local history collection, featuring documents such as 19th century poll books, which is strong in the literature of the region too with titles like T. Wilson's The Pitman's Pay.

Clarke (Edwin) Medical Collection

Clarke (Edwin) Medical Collection

Chiefly historical medical texts, along with some archival material which was formerly owned by the neurologist and medical historian, Edwin Clarke (1919-1996).

Clarke (Edwin) Miscellaneous Collection

Clarke (Edwin) Miscellaneous Collection

Largely 20th century material but featuring items dating back to 1655. A collection with a strong bias towards the occult, ritual and folklore.

Common (Jack) Archive

Common (Jack) Archive

The papers of Jack Common (1900-1968) are a rich resource for those interested in the history of this talented Tyneside-born writer.

Cowen (Joseph) Tracts

Cowen (Joseph) Tracts

Almost two thousand pamphlets owned by local, radical M.P. Joseph Cowen (1829-1900). Tracts discuss social, educational, political and economic issues of the day.

Donaldson (Sir Liam) Archive

Donaldson (Sir Liam) Archive

Comprises published and unpublished material relating to the career and personal life of the 15th Chief Medical Officer for England and Chancellor of Newcastle University.

Duff (Professor John Wight) Diaries

Duff (Professor John Wight) Diaries

This comprehensive run of diaries offers a fascinating insight into life in late 19th and early 20th Century Britain.

Gibb (Charles) Archive

Gibb (Charles) Archive

Papers relating to the early career of Dr. Charles John Gibb (1824-1916), a local doctor who worked at the Newcastle Infirmary before setting up a private practice.

Gibson (George) Archive

Gibson (George) Archive

Predominantly a literary archive including poems, with some material which may be considered pertinent to the history of education in the form of a ciphering book.

Gillray (James) Prints

Gillray (James) Prints

Hand coloured and uncoloured "Bohn Edition" Prints by satirical cartoonist James Gillray (1756 - 1815).

Grey (2nd Earl) Tracts

Grey (2nd Earl) Tracts

Pamphlets covering a broad range of historical, social and economic subjects owned by the 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845).

Hodgkin (Thomas) (Historian) Archive

Hodgkin (Thomas) (Historian) Archive

The personal archive of historian Thomas Hodgkin (b.1831 - d.1913).

Hodgkin (Thomas) (Physician) Archive

Hodgkin (Thomas) (Physician) Archive

The personal archive of physician Thomas Hodgkin (b. 1798 – d. 1866).

Hospital Archives of Newcastle Royal Infirmary (RVI)

Hospital Archives of Newcastle Royal Infirmary (RVI)

Administrative items relating to the Newcastle Infirmary, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, the Newcastle Dispensary, as well as local medical societies.

Indian Tracts

Indian Tracts

Chiefly a collection of 19th century pamphlets on a range of Indian subjects, such as education, politics, transport, economics, the trade of opium, religion and war.

Joicey Coal Mining Archive

Joicey Coal Mining Archive

Material relating to the James Joicey mining company, and its successor bodies, which operated several collieries in the West Durham coalfield.

Jubilee 2000 Archive

Jubilee 2000 Archive

Printed material, recordings and petitions associated with Jubilee 2000, the coalition which spearheaded the campaign to cancel the debts of the world's poorest countries.

Local Illustrations

Local Illustrations

Collection dates from the 18th and 19th Centuries, depicting a variety of local scenes and structures, such as schools, hospitals, residences, castles and churches.

Medical Collection

Medical Collection

Over 2000 volumes and hundreds of pamphlets, covering the history of medicine and a broad range of medical subjects, rich in 17th, 18th and 19th-century works.

Moorman (Mary) Archive

Moorman (Mary) Archive

The papers, mainly correspondence, of Mary Caroline Moorman (1905-1994), historian, biographer and daughter of the historian G.M. Trevelyan, covering the years 1872-1992.

Nicholson Archive

Nicholson Archive

Comprises political and religious publications; periodicals, letters, postcards, pamphlets and photographs, relating to Spain, Ethiopia, Britain, and Italy.

Northumberland Handicrafts Guild Archive

Northumberland Handicrafts Guild Archive

Comprises annual reports of the Northumberland Handicrafts Guild 1900 - 1937, constitutional and accounting material, committee minutes, press cuttings and material related to its members.

Pattinson (Sir Lawrence) Archive

Pattinson (Sir Lawrence) Archive

Comprises the personal correspondence of a Royal Air Force pilot during the First and Second World Wars describes his training, daily tasks and accounts of air combat.

Plowden (Lady Bridget) Archive

Plowden (Lady Bridget) Archive

Papers of the distinguished civil servant Lady Bridget Plowden, covering in particular her roles within education reform and television broadcasting.

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Archive

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Archive

The personal papers of Professor Pybus containing a large amount of correspondence on the subjects of book collecting, atmospheric pollution and cancer.

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Collection

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Collection

A collection rich in material relating to the history of medicine, chiefly some 2,000 classics, with particular reference to anatomy, surgery and medical illustration.

Runciman (Walter) Archive

Runciman (Walter) Archive

The papers of Walter Runciman, 1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford (1870-1949), relating chiefly to his political career, but also concerning his personal and professional life.

Sopwith (Thomas) Diaries

Sopwith (Thomas) Diaries

The diaries of Thomas Sopwith (1803-1879) mining engineer, land surveyor and philanthropist in the North-East of England, covering the period 1828-1879.

Spence Watson (Robert) Collection

Spence Watson (Robert) Collection

Volumes on English literature, largely publications of literary societies such as the Shakespeare Society, the Spenser Society, the Ballad Society and the Chaucer Society.

Spence Watson/Weiss Archive

Spence Watson/Weiss Archive

Papers relating to local politician, co-founder of Armstrong College and social and educational reformer, Robert Spence Watson (1837-1911) and his wife Elizabeth.

Trevelyan (Charles Edward) Archive

Trevelyan (Charles Edward) Archive

The personal archive of Charles Edward Trevelyan (1807-1886).

Trevelyan (Charles Philips) Archive

Trevelyan (Charles Philips) Archive

The personal archive of Charles Philips Trevelyan (1870-1958).

Trevelyan (George Otto) Archive

Trevelyan (George Otto) Archive

The personal archive of George Otto Trevelyan (1838-1928).

Trevelyan (Walter Calverley) Archive

Trevelyan (Walter Calverley) Archive

The personal archive of Walter Calverley Trevelyan (1797-1870).

Tyneside Campaign for Homosexual Equality (Tyneside CHE) Archive

Tyneside Campaign for Homosexual Equality (Tyneside CHE) Archive

Correspondence, research and campaign materials produced by the Tyneside Campaign for Homosexual Equality (Tynesdie CHE), 1970s - 1990s.

University Archives

University Archives

Contains material published by Newcastle University and its predecessors, including Annual Reports, Senate and Council minutes and departmental publications.

White (Robert) Archive

White (Robert) Archive

The Robert White Papers contain assorted manuscripts and printed ephemera, as well as White's correspondence.

White (Robert) Collection

White (Robert) Collection

A rich source of literature as well as being strong in ecclesiastical and local history such as James Raine's writings on local history and antiquities.

Wilcox (Edwin) Archive

Wilcox (Edwin) Archive

The papers of Edwin Wilcox, a newspaper correspondent in Russia during the 1917 Revolution and civil war, mainly consisting of typescripts and published articles.