Esmond Harmsworth Lecture 2010: C.K. Williams
The Annual Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters, given by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner C.K. Williams on 'A Life in Poems' at the Rothermere American Institute on 24th May 2010. C.K. Williams reads some of his poems about his life from childhood to recent years, and what inspired them.
Journal of the House of Commons: volume 2 - 1640-1643
The official minute book of the House of Commons, covering the Short Parliament and beginning of the Long Parliament of Charles I, and the period running up to the outbreak of civil war in 1643
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 12 - 1666-1675
The official minute book of the House of Lords, covering the middle years of the reign of Charles II.
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11 - 1660-1666
The official minute book of the House of Lords, covering the early years of the restored monarchy of Charles II
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 1 - Physique, Archaeology, Domesday, Ecclesiastical Org
This general volume covers the topics above for whole ancient county of Middlesex; it also has an English version of the Domesday book entries, separately indexed, and a general index to the rest of the volume.
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 62 - 1830
The official minute book of the House of Lords covering the first half of 1830. The volume includes the reports and evidence of Select Committees on the affairs of the East India Company and on the coal trade.
Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8 - 1660-1667
Official minute book of the House of Commons, covering the early years of the restored monarchy of Charles II.
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 1 - 1509-1577
Official minute book of the House of Lords. Covers the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and the first half of the reign of Elizabeth I.
Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: E - 1314-1337
Also known as the 'White Book of Memoranda', Book E calendars the letters of the City, arranged in approximate chronological order. Includes editorial introduction and indices.
The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents
A calendar of the 1567/8 London Port Book, detailing imports in London, plus related documents. Reproduced by kind permission of the London Record Society.
Review of Cat Anterior Muscles of the Chest, Abdomen, Arm, & Neck
Specific anterior muscles of the chest, abdomen, arm, and neck of a dissected cat are reviewed with proper pronunciation by a professor. Origin, insertion, and functions are given. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. Narration is provided during the lab dissection. 4:54 min.
Survey of London: volume 23 - Lambeth: South Bank and Vauxhall
Published to coincide with the Festival of Britain Exhibition of 1951, this volume covers the northern, riverside portion of Lambeth, between Waterloo and Vauxhall Bridges. As well as giving the history of the Festival site itself, the book focuses on the venerable buildings and monuments then scattered among the mostly nineteenth-century houses, dwellings and factories. Chief of these is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s residence, Lambeth Palace, which is described and illustrated in detail. O
The Spanish Company - London Record Society 9
An edition of documents of the revived seventeenth-century company. It includes the Register Book for 1604-6, the charter of 1605, and the Book of Oaths, Acts and Ordinances. Published by kind permission of the London Record Society.
The Manuscripts of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds etc. - Fourteenth report, Appendix; part VIII
Describes the manuscript collections of the Corporations of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds, Great Grimsby and Hertford, and of the Deans and Chapters of Lichfield and Worcester cathedrals. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells: volume 2
The second part of the report on the Wells muniments describes: escheator's, communar's and fabric accounts (14th-16th centuries); act books (15th-18th centuries) and over 900 charters. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
The Manuscripts of Shrewsbury and Coventry Corporations [etc] - Fourth report, Appendix: Part X
Includes substantial descriptions of the muniments of the corporations of Shrewsbury and Coventry, plus several private collections, including that of the Earl of Radnor. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
The Manuscripts of Rye and Hereford Corporations, etc. - Thirteenth report, Appendix Part IV
Describes the manuscripts of the town corporations of Rye, Hastings and Hereford, along with a number of private collections. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
How to Make Popcorn Balls
This clip shows a step-by-step demonstration of how to make popcorn balls. Popcorn balls can be an old-fashioned treat for Christmas or anytime. They can also be used as edible decorations on a Christmas Tree. This recipe for popcorn balls makes 12 medium-sized balls. Ingredients needed are: salt, butter, vanilla, popcorn, corn syrup, sugar, and water. Please do not cook without parental permission or supervision.
The Barrington Papers, volume 1 - Publications of the Navy Records Society, vol. 77
Selections from the papers of Admiral the Hon. Samuel Barrington. They include: his early Order Books; a private letter book; his Journal, and several other papers. Together they relate to the period from 1747 to 1799.
1.2 Skimming to get an overview
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.