Intellectual, scientific and cultural history

Sources relating to art and architecture, science and the history of ideas.

Survey of London

Detailed studies of the capital's architecture and topography, since 1894. 44 volumes.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England 41 volumes.

Political organisations, records of

Records of extra-Parliamentary individuals and groups (18th and 19th centuries). 2 volumes.

London debating societies 1776-1799

Information on debates and their subjects, as listed in the London press. Reproduced by permission of the London Record Society.

Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640Database

Biographical database of medical practitioners in London in a key period in the history of medicine.

The Commissions for building fifty new churchesThe minute books, 1711-27, a calendar

Records of the body charged with building new churches to provide for the rapidly growing population of London after the Great Fire. Amongst these 50 churches were several by Nicholas Hawksmoor.

Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714

This volume lists members of the University of Oxford from 1500 to 1714, along with brief biographical details such as ecclesiastical positions held and family relationships among the alumni.

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3The University of Oxford

An account of the University of Oxford: its history, buildings, colleges and halls.

Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820

A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in early modern Britain. It represents part of a larger dataset produced by the Dictionary Project at the University of Wolverhampton, by whose kind permission it is reproduced here.