Manuscripts

  • Feeney collection: the scores of works by leading twentieth and twenty-first century composers commissioned by the John Feeney Charitable Trust and first performed by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Finding No: FCS
  • Little Malvern Court manuscripts: a small collection of medieval and post-medieval manuscripts including a Launceston Priory book of hours and other devotional texts. Finding No: LITTLE MALVERN
  • Medieval manuscripts: see our subject and resource guide page
  • Mingana collection: Arabic and Syriac Middle Eastern manuscripts, together with a very small amount of Hebrew material and some coins, seals and clay tablets. The content is mostly religious, mainly Islamic and early Near Eastern Christian. Finding No: MINGANA
  • Shaw-Hellier collection: eighteenth century music manuscripts including many copies of compositions by Handel. The collection also includes dance tunes and military band arrangements. Finding No: SH
  • St Mary's, Warwick manuscripts: a small collection of manuscripts from the parish library established in 1701 which largely consists of theological works. Finding No: ST MARY'S
  • Wigan manuscripts: a small collection of miscellaneous manuscripts dating from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, including mathematical and astronomical texts; devotional writings including material relating to the early history of Methodism; Latin and Greek essays; and notes on English rhetoric and history. Finding No: WIGAN