Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
On the Justice and Policy of Repealing the Laws Prohibiting the Emigration of Artizans and the Exportation of Machinery.
Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was a historian and author. The collection of author and historian, Philip D. Curtin, consists of materials related to his teaching and writing career dating from 1955 to 1993.
Samuel Oldknow was the first successful maker of British muslin in the 18th century. The records, dating from 1787 to 1811, consist of approximately 75 items which include correspondence, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, account and memorandum books, shop-notes, and documents.
The collection consists of one bound handwritten manuscript written in 1616. The author is unknown. There is a dedication "from a poor country man" to Sir Thomas Bromley, possibly the English judge (1530-1587) who presided over the trial (1586) of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Thomas Henry Hollingsworth was a British demographer born in England, May 10, 1932. The collection consists of genealogical material on approximately 28,000 individuals dating from 1603-1938.
Personal assemblages illustrating the Victorian preoccupation with collecting and arranging pictures, 1876-1896.
Collection consists of one hand-written petition to the House of Commons, February 15, 1830. The bound manuscript numbers eight pages. Cobbett's address was presented during the end of Tory rule. In the petition, cobbett argued for economic and political reform and the relief in agricultural areas where the farmers were seriously deprived.
Lord William Thomson Kelvin (1824-1907) was a distinguished British mathematician and physicist. Collection consists of four letters of Lord Kelvin, ranging in date from 1878 to 1899, to Henry Dyer. Also in the collection are invoices and correspondence relating to the publication in 1904 of Lord Kelvin's lectures at the Johns Hopkins University.