What’s new on the shelves?

Birmingham Collection behind the scenes - titles not available on the open shelves can be requested from staff.

Birmingham Collection behind the scenes – titles not available on the open shelves can be requested from staff.

Yet more fascinating titles have been added to our collections. How to access them? BCOL items are freely available on the open shelves on floor 4 in our Heritage Research Area. All titles that are prefixed with one or two letters need to be requested in advance of a visit from library staff. With the exception of books in the Black History Collection (which is now available on floor 3) , all other publications are also accessible to view on floor 4.

BIRMINGHAM COLLECTION/LOCAL STUDIES
1.Cadbury, Geraldine.
Young Offenders Yesterday and Today.
(1938)
L 42.1 CAD

2.Chinn, Carl.
The Real Peaky Blinders. Billy Kimber, the Birmingham Gang and the Racecourse Wars of the 1920s.
(2014).
BCOL 42.31

3.Dale, R.W.
Laws of Christ for Common Life.
(1884)
L 18.1 DAL

4.Fahey, David(ed.)
E. Lawrence Levy and Muscular Judaism, 1851 – 1932.
(2014)
L 78.1 LEV

5. Iqbal, Karamat.
Dear Birmingham : A Conversation with my Hometown.
(2013)
BCOL 21.85 KAR

6.Limbrick, Gudrun.
A Great Day : Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Birmingham.
(2007)
LF 21.7 LIM

7.Mills, Robert.
From Great Barr Chapel to St. Margaret’s Church : The Story of the Stained Glass Windows.
(2014)
LP 14.93 MIL

8.Nadin – Snelling, Erica.
Matron At War : The Story of Katy Beaufoy (1869 – 1918).
(2014)
BCOL 78.1 BEA

9.Pringle, Marie.
Brasshouse Language Centre : A Vibrant & Imaginative Affair.
(2014)
BCOL 48.36

10.Roberts, Stephen.
Dr J.A. Langford (1823 – 1903). A Self – Taught Working Man and the Sale of American Degrees in Victorian Britain.
(2014)
LP 78.1 LAN

11.Roberts, Stephen & Ward, Roger.
Mocking Men of Power : Comic Art in Birmingham, 1861 – 1911.
(2014)
BCOL 76.91 ROB

12.Selgin, George.
Good Money : Birmingham Button Makers, the Royal Mint and the Beginnings of Modern Coinage, 1775 – 1821.
(2011)
BCOL 67.14 SEL

13.Smith, Mark.
History of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
(2014)
BCOL 75.12 ROY

14.Tucker, Alan.
On the Trail of the Great War Birmingham : 1914 – 1918.
(2014)
BCOL 75.7

15.Upton, Paul.
Hans Schwarz, 1922 – 2003.
(2014)
BCOL 78.1 SCH

16.Walters, Mrs. Arthur.
My Wayside.
(1930)
L 78.1 WAL

17.Warwickshire Garden Trust.
The Obelisks of Warwickshire.
(2013)
L 82

18.Waterson, Merlin & Wyndham, Samantha.
A History of the Barrow Cadbury Trust.
(2013)
BCOL 41.1 BAR and 361.7 BAR Wolfson Centre

BLACK HISTORY COLLECTION

1.Bourne, Stephen.
Black Poppies : Britain’s Black Community & the Great War.
(2014)
940.400899 Level 3 Black History Collection

2.Dresser, M. & Hann, A (ed.)
Slavery and the British Country House.
(2013)
306.362094 Level 3 Black History Collection

3.Fouche, Rayvon.
Black Inventors in the Age of Segregation.
(2003)
609.2273 Level 3 Black History Collection & A 609.2273

4.Grandin, Greg.
The Empire of Necessity : The Untold History of a Slave Rebellion in the Age of Liberty.
(2015).
306.36209 Level 3 Black History Collection

5.Northup, Solomon.
12 Years A Slave.
(2014 reprint)
306.362092 Level 3 Black History Collection

6.Onyeka.
Blackamoores : Africans in Tudor England, Their Presence, Status & Origins.
(2013)
942.00496 Black History Collection

GENEALOGY

1.Briggs – Currer, Neil & Gambier, Rosyton.
Huguenot Ancestry.
(2010)
929.3088 BRI

2.Gregson, Keith.
Sporting Ancestors.
(2012)
929.107204

3.Higgs, Michelle.
Tracing Your Servant Ancestors.
(2012)
929.107204

4.Kershaw, Roger.
Migration Records : A Guide for Family Historians.
(2009)
929.341

5.Light, Alison.
Common People : The History of an English Family.
(2014)
929.2 LIG

6.Wenzerul, Rosemary.
Tracing Your Jewish Ancestors.
(2014)
929. 108992

7.Westcott, Brooke.
Making Sense of Latin Documents for Family & Local Historians.
(2014)
929.1072 & A 929. 1072

HERALDRY

1.Woodcock, Thomas & Flower, Sarah.
Dictionary of British Arms : Medieval Ordinary, Vol. 4.
(2014)
A929.80941 WOO

MAPS

1.Forty, Simon.
Mapping The First World War : Battlefields of the Great Conflict From Above.
(2013)
AQ 940.400223 Map Collection

2.Mapseeker Archive Publishing.
Bradshaw’s Railway Atlas. Great Britain & Ireland – 1852.
(2012)
AQ 385.22 Map Collection

3.Mapseeker Archive Publishing.
From Canals to Early Steam Railways : A History in Maps.
(2013)
385.0223  Map Collection

MIDLAND TOPOGRAPHY

1.Bridgewater, Douglas.
A Small Town & The Great War : Henley in Arden, 1914 – 1919.
(2014)
942.489 HEN Midland Topography

2.Darby, H.C. & Terrett, I.B.
The Domesday Geography of Midland England.
(2009 reprint)
942.4 DAR Midland Topography

3.Jennings, Ellis & Lewin.
The Pubs of Royal Leamington Spa.
(2014)
942.487 LEA Midland Topography
MILITARY GENEALOGY

1.Bourne, Stephen.
Black Poppies : Britain’s Black Community & the Great War.
(2014)
940.400899 Military Genealogy

2.Doyle, P. & Foster, C.
British Army Cap Badges of the First World War.
(2010)
355.14 Military Genealogy

3.Forty, Simon.
Mapping The First World War : Battlefields of the Great Conflict From Above.
(2013)
AQ 940.400223

4.Gregson, Keith.
A Tommy in the Family : First World War Family History & Research.
(2014)
940.44941 Military Genealogy

5.Oram, Gerard.
Death sentences passed by military courts of the British Army, 1914 – 1924.
(1998)
355.13325 Military Genealogy

WOLFSON CENTRE

1.Barnatt, John.
Delving Ever Deeper : The Ecton Mines Through Time.
(2013)
338.2743 BAR Wolfson Centre

2.Quickenden, Baggott & Dick.
Matthew Boulton : Enterprising Industrialist of the Enlightenment.
(2013)
338.04092 BOU Wolfson Centre

3.Scase, Wendy (ed.)
The Making of the Vernon Manuscript.
(2013)
821.1 SCA Wolfson Centre

4.Waterson, Merlin & Wyndham, Samantha.
A History of the Barrow Cadbury Trust.
(2013)
361.7 BAR Wolfson Centre

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2 responses to “What’s new on the shelves?

  1. barbara gammon

    Are any Carl Chinn books of the 1920’s available to buy.

    • Thanks for getting in touch. Carl Chinn has written a large number of books, some of which cover the 1920s. Many of these are available to buy at high street retailers or on-line. Hope this helps.

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