Leeds Sheppard Pamphlets

(Collection description created in 2002. Links checked 2009)


Special Collections, Leeds University Library

Publication date range

119th Century to early 20th Century

Number of items

ca. 2,800

Description of the collection

Ca. 2800 pamphlets produced chiefly in the late 19th and early 20th century, focusing on Yorkshire and the North of England. The main subject areas include British geology and palaeontology and British natural history. There are also works on archaeology and antiquities, anthropology, mineralogy and zoology. A number of publications relate to research and excursions by local (Yorkshire) societies, biography, and material relating to meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. British local history and museums are also represented. In addition, there are a number of theological works including sermons, and pamphlets relating to churches, their construction, ornamentation, decoration and activities.


Deposited by William Thomson, Baron Kelvin

Language(s) of the material

Mainly English


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