Book Collection Broadsides - Broadsides

Identity area

Reference code





  • 1800 - 1860 (approx) (Creation)

Level of description

Book Collection

Extent and medium

949 items

Context area

Name of creator


Administrative history

Formed in 1963 after an amalgamation of institutions dating back to 1834, Newcastle University is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, with overseas campuses in Malaysia and Singapore. It is a member of the Russell Group of Universities.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

19th Century printed ephemera, much of which originates from North East England.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Custom classificiation

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

These items have been scanned and are available on CollectionsCaptured

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Description control area

Description identifier

gb 186-Broadsides

Institution identifier

gb 186

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Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion



  • English



Archivist's note

Closed for retrospective accessioning, but has previously been open to the public.

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