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Birmingham City Archives: 1994 Accessions

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  • Dudley Road Hospital (formerly Birmingham Union Workhouse): additional records of admissions and discharges, c1890-1960 (MS 1790, MS 1792 addnl.)
  • Hollymoor Mental Hosipital, Northfield: minutes and patient records, c1920-90, including records relating to use an emergency Hospital during World War II and to the Northfield Experiments, 1930s-40s; architectural drawings for original hospital building, 1890 (MS 1809).
  • Rubery Hill Hospital: additional records 19th-20th cents. (MS 1600)
  • Selly Oak Hospital (formerly Kings Norton Union Workhouse): records, c1900-75 (MS 1855).
  • United Birmingham Hospital Group: Medical advisory comittee mins, 1930s-80s (MS 1825)
  • William Allday Ltd, Portable forge manufacturers: sales and purchase ledgers, 1923-35; order books, 1922-34; cost book, 1920-36; pattern book, n.d. [c.1930]; photograph albums, c1934-62 (MS 1813)
  • Bellamy & Wakefield of Birmingham chemists: minute book, 1923-45 (MS 1831)
  • John Hardman Studios Ltd. stained glass and metalwork manufacturers: photographs of products, c1890-1950, miscellaneous financial and order records, 1864-1980 (MS 175 addnl.)
  • Cadbury Trusts: minutes, accounts and additional project files, 1924-90 (MS 1579, addnl.)
  • Diocese of Birmingham: bishops parish files, 1893-1989; archdeacons visitation records, 1900-84; mins of diocesan boards, councils and committees, 1894-1980s; marriage licence applications 1945-88, institution papers, 1913-88; faculty applications, 1905-88; parish boxes of papers related to church site and consecration, benefice endowments and patronage, including glebe terriers, 16th-20th cents; registrars draft documents for Diocesan Trustees, 1906-45 (BDR).
  • West Midlands Baptist Association: Warwickshire General Baptist Conference, minutes 1844-88; West Midlands Baptist Associations minutes and papers, 1861-1981; records of the following Baptist churches: Bordesley Green, c1911-84, Circus Chapel, Bradford Street, 1887-95; Highgate Park, 1893- 1934; Lodge Road, Hockley, 1858-1954; Lombard St., 1785- 1870s; Oxford Road, Moseley, 1870-1980; Wycliffe Chapel, Bristol Road, 1872-1958. (BB, BC addnl.)
  • Moseley Presbyterian Church: minutes, 1892-1972; roll of communicants, 1896-1950; Sunday School register, 1949-80; correspondence and papers 1893-1972 (PC6).
  • Adderley of Hams Hall (Warks): Saltley estate ledgers, 1904- 20 (MS 1802)
  • James Bevan Chantrill of Birmingham, merchant: photocopy of journal of a journey to Buenos Aires, 1888 (MS 1823)
  • Hasluck family of Birmingham: travel diaries, photograph albums and genealogical papers, 19th-20th cents (MS 1835)
  • Paul Mackney, political activist, additional records of International Socialist movement, Troops Out newsletters; papers of Birmingham United against Motorway Plans (BUMP), 1970s-80s (MS1591, addnl.)
  • Watt of Handsworth and Doldowlod (Powys): correspondence and business records of James Watt of Greenock, merchant, 1725- 76; notebooks of John Watt of Crawfordsdyke, (1682)-1732; letter books, 1779-1819 and incoming correspondence, 1761- 1819 of James Watt, engineer, including letters to and and from most of the leading men of science in Britain and western Europe; diaries, account and memoranda books of James Watt, 1757-1817, including experiment notebook, 1783; business records of James Watt relating to instrument making, c1755-c1770; surveying, c1755-74; steam engines, 1698-1809; legal papers relating to steam engine patents, 1769-1808; business records of James Watt relating to copying machines, 1780; engineering drawings for tools etc., 1809-18; press copy letter books, 1794-1817 and incoming correspondence, 1788-1837 of James Watt junior, engineer and steamboat pioneer; architectural and landscaping plans for houses and other buildings associated with the Watt family, 1809-37; William Hampers collections for the history of Aston, c1200-1830; personal correspondence and papers of Gregory Watt, geologist, 1790-1804 (JWP).
  • Wingfield-Digby of Coleshill Hall (Warks). Coleshill estate ledgers, 1925-31; sale catalogues, 1919,1921, (MS 1802)
  • Birmingham and Midland Folk Centre: scripts, songs and files, 20th cent. (MS 1804)
  • Birmingham District Institutes Union: Programmes of member institutes, 1884-1901 (MS 1818)
  • Birmingham Gay Centre: records, 1977-85, including Womens Liberation newsletters (MS 1836)
  • Birmingham Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Club: minutes, papers and photographs, 1922-90 (MS 1837)
  • Brewery History Society: printed books and pamphlets relating to the history of brewing, 19th-20th cents. (MS 1865)
  • British Soviet Friendship Society: Birmingham branch minutes and papers, 1975-90 (MS 1824)
  • Calliope Poetry-Reading Society, Edgbaston: minutes, 1890- 1935 (MS 1805)
  • Great Barr and Perry Barr Association for the Prosecution of Felons: records, 1909-35 (MS 1841)
  • Midland Sailing Club: records, 1894-1978 (MS 1862)
  • Moseley Road Institute, Balsall Heath: minute books, 1883- 1962; letter books, 1884-1916; accounts, 1884-1910, registers of members c1885-95; programmes, 1887-1968; history, c1926 (MS 1818)
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