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Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.

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Date Archived
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History of the University of Southampton
collection
236
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6,366
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May 30, 2017 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 6,366
This collection includes materials that tell the story of the University from its establishment as the Hartley College in 1862, through its development to the Hartley University College in 1902 and being granted a Royal Charter in 1952 when it became known as the University of Southampton.
Topic: University of Southampton, History
Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts
collection
34
ITEMS
6,670
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Nov 14, 2016 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 6,670
This collection brings together primary source material for music making in private homes in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.  It can be compared with and used alongside the University of Southampton's Austen Family Music Books collection, which features similar domestic musical materials from the same period. Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts includes several different source types.  The majority of the collection consists of binder's volumes of printed sheet music,...
Topics: University of Southampton, Domestic sheet music, music manuscripts
Knitting patterns
collection
290
ITEMS
36,903
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Aug 24, 2016 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 36,903
A selection of covers and complete patterns are made available from the Knitting Reference Library, which is part of the University of Southampton Library.
Topics: University of Southampton, Knitting Reference Library, Knitting patters
Victorian knitting Manuals
collection
67
ITEMS
73,419
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Aug 18, 2016 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 73,419
The Victorian knitting manuals were donated by Richard Rutt.to the Knitting Reference Library, which is part of the University of Southampton Library.
Topics: University of Southampton, Knitting Reference Library, Victorian knitting manuals
British Parliamentary Publications
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14,270
ITEMS
851,166
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Jan 26, 2016 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 851,166
The Library at the University of Southampton has a particularly strong collection of British Parliamentary Publications known as the Ford Collection. The Collection is named after the late Professor Percy Ford, who, with his wife Dr Grace Ford, brought the collection to Southampton and conducted research based on the collection.  The Fords compiled 'breviates' or 'select lists', which form the basis of our WebCat records for those publications received before October 2007. From a...
Topics: University of Southampton, British Parliamentary papers
British Non-Parliamentary Publications
collection
1,941
ITEMS
202,500
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Jan 14, 2016 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 202,500
The University of Southampton Hartley Library's Ford Collection of British Official Publications has an excellent, although not comprehensive, stock of non-Parliamentary documents.  Our earliest  ones date back to the 19th century and we still selectively collect print copies of key documents. A selection of documents are being made available online from the collection and incorporates earlier BOPCRIS digitisation projects.
Topics: University of Southampton, British non-Parliamentary Publications
Knitting Reference Library
collection
404
ITEMS
176,921
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Dec 23, 2015 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 176,921
The Knitting Reference Library (KRL) includes the published works collected by Montse Stanley, Richard Rutt and Jane Waller. These comprise books, exhibition catalogues, knitting patterns, journals and magazines. Since acquiring these collections we have continued to add new acquisitions related to knitting from work by contemporary artists to traditional stitchionaries. Our aim is to continue building the collection in the same spirit of enquiry as the collectors. There has been a peak in...
Topics: University of Southampton, Knitting Reference Library
The Austen Family Music Books
collection
21
ITEMS
14,424
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Nov 18, 2015 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
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eye 14,424
This collection consists of eighteen printed and manuscript music books owned by members of the Austen family, including the writer Jane Austen, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Many are binder’s volumes, compiled from separate manuscript or printed sheet music items bound together for an individual user. Others are personal manuscript albums made wholly or principally by a single copyist. Although some volumes were compiled as early as the 1750s, the majority date from Jane...
Topics: University of Southampton, Austen family music books, music
University of Southampton Library
collection
17,457
ITEMS
1.5M
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Oct 27, 2015 Resources digitised by the Library Digitisation Unit, University of Southampton
collection
eye 1.5M
Material from the Library collection is being digitised in-house and made available primarily for research and teaching purposes. Included in this collection are the Oates (slavery) and Rosicrucian materials.
Topics: Oates, slavery, Rosicrucian, Agriculture, botany, farming, husbandry, crops, history, UK