New accessions - July to September 2019

Archives and Manuscripts

Records of organisations, societies and businesses

British Institute of Organ Studies (additional): BIOS Reporter, volume 43, number 3, July 2019. Finding No: BOA

British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (additional): BATOD magazine, September 2019. Finding No: BATOD

Feeney Commission Scores (additional): commissions for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) and commissions for other arts organisations. Comprises scores, concert programmes, CD, and poster prints, 2017-2019. Finding No: FCS/70-76

Toc H (additional): one issue of Toc H supporter magazine ‘In Touch’, Summer 2019. Finding No: TOCH/J/1/4

Young Men’s Christian Association (additional): publications relating to the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, London and Birmingham, 2010-2018; booklet titled ‘A Soldiers’ Guide to Bangalore’, 1917. Finding No: YMCA

Young Men’s Christian Association (additional): booklet titled ‘Blazing the Trail’ relating to the Anglo-German Youth Camp held at Burford, near Dorking, 20-31 August 1935. Booklet includes a list of names and addresses of the English, French and German campers as well as recording their impressions of their fellow campers and their thoughts about the scheme, 1935. Finding No: YMCA/ACC106

Youth Hostels Association (additional): printed profiles of individual YHA hostels compiled by YHA Honorary Archivist comprising Cae Dafydd and Bryn Gwynant, Caistor, and Farforth and Woody’s Top, 2019. Finding No: YHA

Personal and family papers

Barling, Gilbert, 1855-1940, Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham: letter addressed to William McClean from Barling concerning the loan of a collection of minerals and metallic ores to the Geology Department, 1915. Finding No: LAdd/6457

Buckman, Olive, 1919-2006, Save the Children Fund employee: black and white photographs taken by Olive Buckman in 1948-1949 when she was working for the Save the Children Fund in Europe; photocopied account of her life titled ‘Life is a Mountain’, published in 1987. Finding No: SCF/ACC1

Haydock, John: volume titled ‘Epitaphs’ compiled by Haydock of The Priory, Shrewsbury and comprising copies of epitaphs taken from graves and memorials across England, 1855. Finding No: MS964

Maundrell, A. G. ‘Monty’: papers relating to A. G. ‘Monty’ Maundrell’s service during the First World War, comprising two handwritten letters and three postcards depicting The Frisby YMCA Hut at Seaford Camp, Sussex, 1917. Finding No: YMCA/ACC105

Moore, James, academic: papers generated by James Moore during his research on Constance Naden in the mid-1980s consisting of notes; drafts of published and unpublished essays; correspondence; photocopies of various nineteenth and twentieth century printed texts; photocopies of small amount of original archive material, some of which remains in private hands, [1980s]. Finding No: MS962

Morrison, Stanley Andrew, and Morrison, Margaret Amy, CMS missionaries: photographs, correspondence and miscellaneous papers including a few personal copies of CMS publications relating to their involvement in CMS missionary work in Egypt, 1798-[20th century]. Finding No: CMS/ACC1034

Nock, O. S. ‘Ossie’, 1905-1994, Toc H member: printed materials relating to Toc H including ‘The Diary of Toc H Mark I 1927-1930’, [early 20th century]. Finding No: TOCH/ACC1

Underhill, Dr Lilian Starr ‘Stella’, b 1925, CMS missionary (additional): copy of digital files titled ‘Lilian Starr letters’; digital files comprising transcripts of papers and correspondence; with transcripts compiled and indexed by Alan Walter, 2019; personal letters arranged by year 1914-1918 and 1921-1929, photographs, and unsorted correspondence. Finding No: CMS/ACC1027

Artificial collections

Soviet propaganda poster: poster depicting Stalin addressing a crowd scene, [mid-20th century]. Finding No: MS963

University Archives

Governing Bodies:

Academic Office: Printed programmes for degree ceremonies July 2019. Acc.2019/68

International Office: Copies of international agreements and Memoranda of Understanding between the University of Birmingham and other institutions, relating to defunct initiatives or partnerships, 2001-2016. Acc.2019/66

University Committees: Minutes of Strategy, Planning and Resources Committee 2018 -2019; Minutes of Audit Committee 2018-2019; Minutes of Council 2018-2019; Minutes of Senate 2018-2019; Minutes of Investment Committee, 1989-2016. Acc.2019/74

Student (Alumni) Papers:

Schofield, Matthew: Additional deposit comprising grey cotton round neck short sleeved t shirt with University crest and Chamberlain Hall 1996-1997, University of Birmingham printed on the front and the names of students in Chamberlain Hall in 1996-1997 on the reverse. Finding No: USS85

Rare books and printed items

A pictorial atlas of skin diseases and syphilitic affections : in photo-lithochromes from models in the museum of the Saint Louis Hospital, Paris. r f RL8.I36

Sir Robert Carswell. Pathological anatomy : illustrations of the elementary forms of disease. r f RB33.C37

Johannis Sculteti physici Ulmensis olim felicissimi Armamentarium chirurgicum olim auctum  r RD71.S385

Auctarium ad Armanentarium chirurgicum Johannis Schulteti r RD71.S385

Appendix, variorum tam veterum, quam recenter inventorum instrumentorum ad Armamentarium chirurgicum Johannes Sculteti  r RD71.S385

Wisława Szymborska. Tutaj : new poems. r PG7178.Z9 T87

Edward Cutbush. Observations on the means of preserving the health of soldiers and sailors : and on the duties of the Medical Department of the Army and Navy : with remarks on hospitals and their internal arrangement. r UH600.C9

John Thompson MacCurdy. The psychology of war. r U21 .M66

De balneis omnia quae extant apud Græcos, Latinos, et Arabas : tam medicos quàm quoscunque c[a]eterarum artium probatos scriptores: qui vel integris libris, vel quoquo alio modo hanc materiam tractauerunt. r q 15.D39

Astley Cooper. A treatise on dislocations and fractures of the joints. r q RD101.C66 

Mercy Grogan. How women may earn a living. r HD6059.G7 G76

Frederik Ruysch. Ruyschii opera. r R128.7.R89

Robert Willan. On cutaneous diseases. Volume 1. r q RL61.W53

Bartolomeo Eustachi. Tabulae anatomicae. r f QM21 .E97