Finding Aid for the Collection of British Political Texts from the Nineteenth Century LSC.0274

Finding aid prepared by Jasmine Larkin, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 23.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Collection of British political texts from the nineteenth century
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0274
Physical Description: 6.5 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1757-1901
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of receipt unknown.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Corn laws (31 items in box 1); 2. Education (26 items in box 1); 3. Taxes (9 items in box 1); 4. Science (2 items in box 1); 5. Church of England (36 items in box 2); 6. Oxford Movement/Tractarianism (30 items in box 2); 7. Parliament (51 items in box 3); 8. Satire (3 items in box 3); 9. Currency (11 items in box 4); 10. Economy (12 items in box 4); 11. Free trade (10 items in box 4); 12. Poor laws (17 items in box 4); 13. Catholic emancipation (54 items in box 5); 14. Catholicism (26 items in box 6); 15. Ireland (26 items in box 6); 16. Women (15 items in box 6); 17. British history (5 items in box 7); 18. Empire/Slavery (12 items in box 7); 19. Monarchy (39 items in box 7); 20. Charges to the clergy (10 items in box 8); 21. Sermons (40 items in box 8); 22. Napoleonic Wars (43 items in box 9); 23. Military reform (19 items in box 10); 24. Military trials and investigations (7 items in box 10); 25. Peninsular war (10 items in box 10); 26. Miscellaneous wars (11 items in box 10); 27. Other religious debates (46 items in box 11); 28. Estates and nobility (5 items in box 12); 29. Eulogies and biography (8 items in box 12); 30. Foreign countries (11 items in box 12); 31. Infrastructure (5 items in box 12); 32. Law and trials (22 items in box 12); 33. Miscellaneous issues (66 items in box 13)

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5238086 

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of British political texts from the nineteenth century (Collection 274). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
Items have been cataloged separately and given the overall classification no.: DA530.9. Search UCLA catalog for specific titles, or search class. no. to find a list of titles.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of approximately 700 publications, including printed broadsides, tracts, pamphlets and short books, on British political, religious and economic topics. The items were published primarily within the first three quarters of the 19th century.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.