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Birmingham Central Library (Birmingham, England)

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Works: 52 works in 137 publications in 2 languages and 478 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Periodicals  Archives  Exhibition catalogs  Microform catalogs  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Bibliography‡vMicroform catalogs  Maps 
Classifications: G1025, 912
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Most widely held works by Birmingham Central Library (Birmingham, England)
Eighteenth century journals : a portal to newspapers and periodicals, c1685-1835( )

in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1835 offers integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II), the British Newspaper Library at Colindale, London and the Cambridge University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals III), Chetham's Library, Manchester and Brotherton Library, University of Leeds (Eighteenth Century Journals IV), and Birmingham Central Library, British Library, Cambridge University Library, and Liverpool John Moores University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals V). It brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics include: the writings of Sir Isaac Newton; the French and American Revolutions; colonial life, provincial and rural affairs, reviews of literature, the theater, and fashion throughout Europe; the origins and rise of Romanticism; political debates; gender, religion, influence of the press, and coffee house gossip and discussion
The ladys magazine, or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement( )

in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains many reprinted essays and numbered columns with an emphasis on literature, fiction, court news, moral and romantic advice, and education. The longest running of these essay series include: The reasoner (Mar. 1773-Aug. 1775); The matron (Jan. 1774-Apr. 1791), by 'Mrs. Martha Grey'; Essays on several subjects (Feb. 1775-suppl. 1776); The female reformer (Mar. 1776-June 1782), by 'Bob Short jr.'; The essayist (Apr. 1782-5 suppl.), by 'Castalio'; The budget (Nov. 1782-Nov. 1784); Occasional papers (Feb. 1789-July 1791), by 'Nestor'; The index (Mar. 1789-Apr. 1791), by Marmaduke Mastiz'
Industrial revolution, a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 4 covers subject files for the period ca. 1760-1840 on Albion Mill, Birmingham Commercial Committee and the Chamber of Manufacturers, Boulton and Watt's industrial companies and business empire. These records provide much information on the business history of Matthew Boulton's enterprises, showing how ideas and inventions were implemented. They demonstrate how Boulton used his capital to build up a diverse portfolio of companies
Diary of travels by Helen Caddick( )

2 editions published in 1889 in Undetermined and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming to light : Birmingham's photographic collections( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial revolution, a documentary history by England) Birmingham Central Library (Birmingham( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the great playhouses. part one, two, three, four, five : a listing and guide to the microfilm collection( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soho House papers( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Boulton's ms. account book 1797-1799, invoices, correspondence between James Watt and Boulton's son about costs relating to the rebuilding of Boulton's home, Soho House in Birmingham, and later papers relating to the sale of Soho House in 1860
Diary of travels by Helen Caddick( )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A valuable record of cultural tourism, and can be compared with those of Edith Baring-Gould
Industrial revolution a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These notebooks and papers are a good source of information on Watt's developing interest in steam power including details of his experiments. There is a section of correspondence between James Watt and significant contemporaries, such as John Smeaton, John Rennie, Joseph Priestley, Joseph Banks, Joseph Black and Jean André de Luc, concerning various experiments with air, conversion of water to air, and the composition of water. There is also much material on canals and canal surveys, early negotiations with Roebuck and Boulton, 1772-1774; insights into the patent process; engineering works and numerous river surveys; Watt engines in Cornwall and throughout England and Scotland; and some printed items including "Directions for erecting and working the newly-invented steam engines by Boulton and Watt" (annotated copy 1779). There is substantial documentation on the Soho Foundry and Soho Manufactory, and on the financing of the Watt engines by Boulton and Watt and by the firm of Boulton & Fothergill. The materials in this microfilm project allow scholars to examine closely the impact of Watt's invention and see clearly the ties between business, industry and scientific advances
The atlas of atlases : the map maker's vision of the world : atlases from the Cadbury Collection, Birmingham Central Library by Phillip Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the anonymous early atlases of the 15th-century to works by all the great cartographers, this volume spans the finest altases in existence through 1900, showing global history in the making
The music makers : a brief history of the Birmingham Triennial Music Festivals 1784-1912 by Anne Elliott( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birmingham site specific : factories by Michael Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial revolution a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 7 comprises correspondence with many prominent contemporaries including Samuel Garbett (Chairman of the Birmingham Commercial Committee); William Matthews (Matthew Boulton's main London agent and banker); John Rennie (civil engineer); John Scale (partner with Matthew Boulton in the Soho Manufactory); Thomas Williams (of the Paris Mine Company, who also had works in Anglesea and Swansea); James Wyatt (architect); Samuel Wyatt (architect, who worked on Soho house for Matthew Boulton, on Heathfield Hall for James Watt and, with his brothers George and James Wyatt, on Albion Mill) and John Wyatt (agent in London for Bolton & Fothergill)
Industrial revolution : a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soho House papers( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Boulton's ms. account book 1797-1799, invoices, correspondence between James Watt and Boulton's son about costs relating to the rebuilding of Boulton's home, Soho House in Birmingham, and later papers relating to the sale of Soho House in 1860
Industrial revolution, a documentary history. a listing and guide to the microform collection by England) Birmingham Central Library (Birmingham( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Letter], Soho by Matthew Boulton( Book )

3 editions published between 1799 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. letter from Matthew Boulton to Charlotte Matthews, concerning social activities and family life
[Letter], Birmingham by Samuel Garbett( Book )

4 editions published between 1797 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. letter written by Samuel Garbett, addressed to: Matthew Boulton Esq., at Mrs. Matthews's, London Street, Fenchurch Street, London. It concerns the price of iron, and the taxes on silver manufactures and their effect on the cost of watches and watch chains
Sources from Birmingham Central Library( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityLibrary of Birmingham (Birmingham, England)

Biblioteca central de Birmingham

Bibliotheca Centralis Birminghamiensis

bibliothèque de Birmingham Central

Birmingham Central Library

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