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Other Special Collections

The Library located in Northampton Square houses a number of other special collections that may be accessed for research purposes.

The following collections are included:

1. ALLIBONE, Professor Thomas Edward (1903-2003) Collection

Reprints of papers of Professor T E Allibone, describing his research 1934-1979

2. BIRLEY, Sir Robert (1903-1982) Collection

Papers of Robert Birley (1924-1981) relating to his writing and speaking activities in the fields of education, including: post-World War Two educational reconstruction in the British Zone of Germany, English universities in South Africa and apartheid, and human rights issues. The papers comprise letters, manuscripts, typescripts of speeches and articles, related printed material, press cuttings and reprints of articles.

3. British Computer Society Collection

Papers of the British Computer Society and its library, comprising correspondence, minutes and reports 1966-1977.

4. DE LA HAY LE MARQUAND, Philip Collection

Notebooks of Philip de la Hay le Marquand (1923-1924) relating to his work on telegraphy, magnetism and electricity at City, University of London.

5. Gresham College and Lectures Collection

Books relating to the foundation of Gresham College, the history of Gresham School, the lives of the professors of Gresham College, the Gresham lectures of Sir John Flamsteed, the Sir Thomas Gresham trusts, the life and times of Sir Thomas Gresham and genealogical memoranda.

6. ROSCOE, A D Collection

Laboratory reports of A D Roscoe (1945-1951) with portfolio of drawings relating to his work conducted in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Northampton Polytechnic, London.

The Aim25 consortium lists the complete contents of these collections.

Requests to access the Special Collections should be made to the Archives@City Team.

Please give full name and address, your institutional affiliation where applicable, together with details of the nature of your research and the materials you wish to access.

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