great britain

Churchill at war : the Prime Minister's Office papers, 1940-1945

Includes selections from PRO record classes PREM 3 (Prime Minister’s Operational Correspondence and Papers) and and PREM 4 (Confidential Correspondence and Papers). The papers detail a wide range of international wartime activities and the work of the British civil departments during the war. From the publisher: "the Operational and Confidential Papers present a unique archival resource of World War II, in terms of military operations, wartime organisation, the effect of war on Great Britain and the mobilisation of the country to the war effort."

Great Britain



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Thomason tracts : the books, pamphlets, newspapers and manuscripts collected by George Thomason, 1640-1661.

 This set consists of approximately 30,000 tracts and pamphlets collected by George Thomason, a London publisher and bookseller. The collection is comprehensive for those materials published during 1640-1661, and includes political writings, speeches, religious tracts, songs, humorous writings, and news reports. Full digital facsimiles are now available via Early English Books Online (EEBO).

Tanner manuscripts.

This set is the microfilm edition of the manuscript collection of Thomas Tanner, Bishop of St. Asaphs, 1674-1735, in the Bodleian Library. The set consists of four parts:

  • Part 1. Church, state and politics in England after the Civil War (1648-1699); reels 1-17.
  • Part 2. Church, state and politics in sixteenth and seventeenth century England (1570-1647); reels 18-42.
  • Part 3. Church, state and politics in seventeenth century England (1600-1700); reels 43-64.
  • Part 4. Church, state and politics in England (1550-1700); reels 65-85.

State papers, domestic.

The Center has received microfilm of various classes of State Papers. To request these materials from Access Services, please use the class designation: "Great Britain. PRO. SP [class number]/[volume numbers]."

State papers of Henry VIII, 1509-1547 : general series, SP 1  [catalog record]

State papers, foreign and domestic, Henry VIII, 1509-1560 (Lisle papers), SP 3  [catalog record]