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European History Microform Sets: F-Z

French Books before 1601 and 1601-1700.

Call number: Microfilm 706

Contents: Comprehensive collection of books printed in any language in France (mainly French and Latin) and books in French printed outside of France. Based on:

  1. British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Short-title Catalogue of Books Printed in France and of French Books Printed in other Countries from 1470-1600 now in the British Museum.
    REF1 Z2162.B86
  2. Goldsmith, Valentine F. A Short Title Catalog of French books in the Library of the British Museum.
    REF1 Z2162.B87

Many titles from additional sources have been included in the microfilm collection.

Arrangement: By group (pre-1601 and 1601-1700) and assigned reel number (see Access below).

Access: Catalog cards on the Index table, Microform Center, LL2, by author, and then by reel and item numbers.

Related microform collections:

    French Political Pamphlets
    Utopies au siécle des lumiéres
    Italian books before 1601 and 1601-1700.

French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1648.

Call number: Microfilm 2200

Contents: French pamphlets documenting social, political and religious issues of the period 1547-1648. Included are government and royal proclamations, pamphlets by religious and political leaders, and inflammatory items from the underground press. Contains around ninety percent of the titles listed in Lindsay and Neu's bibliography of French pamphlets in American libraries, around 6,000 titles in all.

Arrangement: By consecutive item numbers, following the chronological arrangement of the source bibliography and its supplement. Titles from the supplement were inserted into the main sequence by assigning decimal suffixes; e.g. supplement item 1473.1 is filmed just after item 1473 (see Access below).

Access:

  1. Lindsay, Robert O. And Neu, John. French Political Pamphlets 1547-1648, a catalog of major collections in American libraries.
    REF1 / Z2177.5 .L54.
    The source bibliography, arranged by year and author, with title/author index.
  2. French Political Pamphlets 1547-1648, a supplement.
    REF1 / Z2177.5 .L54 Suppl.
    Lists around five hundred items added to the collection; arranged by year and author, with a reel list for the entire collection and an author/title index.

Related microform collections:

    French books before 1601 and 1601-1700
    Utopies au siècle des lumières

German Baroque Literature

Call number: Microfilm 453

Contents: Varied German literary works printed from 1575-1740, including drama, poetry, prose fiction and non-fiction. From the collection at the Yale University Library, over 2300 titles in all.

Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by author or title in case of anonymous author.

Access: Printed bibliography, German Baroque Literature; a catalogue of the collection in the Yale University Library. 2 vols.
REF1 / Z2231.Y3
Includes historical commentary, descriptions of plays and playwrights and indexes by author, composer and illustrator. Also, catalog cards on the index table in the Microform Center, by author, and then by reel and item numbers.


Historical Gazetteer of London before the Great Fire: Cheapside.

Call number: Microfiche 526

Contents: The history and topography of houses, churches, public buildings and other properties of the five parishes of Cheapside, London from the time of the earliest records to the Great Fire of 1666.

Arrangement: Divided into the five parishes, each with its own introductory essay (see Access below).

Access: Introductory and explanatory materials are found at the beginning of the first fiche. Four indexes can be used to access the records by parish number and fiche locating numbers: property holders index; personal name index; index to the occurrence of indicators of status (eg. Jews); index to place names (including maps). The indexes are found on the last fiche.


Italian Books before 1601 and 1601-1700.

Call number: Microfilm 707

Contents: Comprehensive collection of books printed in any language in Italy (mainly Italian and Latin) and books in Italian printed outside of Italy. Based on:

  1. British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Short-title Catalogue of Books Printed in Italy and of Italian Books Printed in other Countries from 1465-1600 now in the British Museum
    REF1 Z2342.B8
  2. Michel, Susan P. And Michel, Paul Henri. Repertoire des ouvrages imprimes en langue italienne au XVIIe siecle.
    Bobst Z2342.M52.
    Many titles from additional sources have been included in the microfilm collection.

Arrangement: By group (pre-1601 and 1601-1700) and assigned reel number (see Access below).

Access: Catalog cards on the index table in the Microform Center, by author, and then list reel and item numbers.

Related Microform Collection:

    French books before 1601 and 1601-1700.

The John F. Kennedy National Security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1961-1963

Call number: Microfilm 3671

Contents: These documents represent the working papers of JFK's special assistant for national security affairs McGeorge Bundy and his assistants Walter Rostow and Carl Kaysen. The documents comprise memos, cables, intelligence reports, correspondence and special files, and have to do with foreign affairs, national defense, and diplomatic and military posts around the world.

Arrangement: Country files are organized alphabetically by country. Materials are arranged in chronological order within each country (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Western Europe: national security files, 1961-1963.
REF6 / E183.8.E85 J64 1987
Reel index follows the order of the documents on the microfilm. Each document entry has an accession number keyed directly to its location on the microfilm. The first digit of the accession number indicates the reel, the second element indicates the exact frame where the document begins. Includes subject and name, and document numbers indices, as well as a chronological list of documents.

Related microform collections:

    The Lyndon B. Johnson National Security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1963-1969.

The Lyndon B. Johnson National Security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1963-1969.

Call number: Microfilm 3672

Contents: These documents represent the working papers of LBJ's special assistants for national security McGeorge Bundy and Walter Rostow. The documents comprise memos, cables, intelligence reports, correspondence and special files, and have to do with foreign affairs, national defense, and diplomatic and military posts around the world.

Arrangement: Country files are organized alphabetically by country. Materials are arranged in chronological order within each country (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Western Europe: national security files, 1963-1969.
REF6 / E183.8.E85 L96 1987

Reel index follows the order of the documents on the microfilm. Each document entry has an accession number keyed directly to its location on the microfilm. The first digit of the accession number indicates the reel, the second element indicates the exact frame where the document begins. Includes subject and name, and document numbers indices, as well as a chronological list of documents.

Related microform collections:

    The John F. Kennedy National Security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1961-1963

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1910-1929 and 1930-1939.

Call number: Microfilm 2266

Contents: Documents include instructions and dispatches from U.S. diplomatic and consular personnel regarding political, military, economic, social and other internal condition and events in Greece. From the Central files of the General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59, decimal numbers 868.

Arrangement: The documents are arranged by decimal class (subject) according to the State Department decimal filing system (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Guide to records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1910-1929 and 1930-1939.
REF6 / DF833.G8 1981
Contains an introduction, list of abbreviations, instructions on accessing the microfilm contents and reel contents by numerical-subject listings. The first reel of each of the three sections begins with the numerical classification of records, the roll contents of the entire section and a list of papers on the reel. Each subsequent reel within the section only includes the list of papers for that reel. The list of papers provides, for each document, the document number, place and date of origin, author, division and offices within the State Department to which the document was forwarded and an abstract of the contents.

Related microform collections:

    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1940-1949.
    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1950-1954.

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1940-1949.

Call number: Microfilm 2204

Contents: Documents include instructions and dispatches from US diplomatic and consular personnel regarding political, military, economic, social and other internal condition and events in Greece. From the Central files of the General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59, decimal number 868.

Arrangement: The documents are divided into two year ranges, 1940-1944 and 1945-1949. Within these sections they are arranged by decimal class (subject) according to the State Department decimal filing system (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Guide to records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1940-1949.
REF6 / DF849.5 .G8 1987
Contains an introduction, list of abbreviations, instructions on accessing the microfilm contents and reel contents by numerical-subject listings. The first reel of each of the three sections begins with the numerical classification of records, the roll contents of the entire section and a list of papers on the reel. Each subsequent reel within the section only includes the list of papers for that reel. The list of papers provides, for each document, the document number, place and date of origin, author, division and offices within the State Department to which the document was forwarded and an abstract of the contents.

Related microform collections:

    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1910-1929 and 1930-39.
    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1950-1954.

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1950-1954.

Call number: Microfilm 2205

Contents: Documents include instructions and dispatches from US diplomatic and consular personnel regarding political, military, economic, social and other internal condition and events in Greece. From the Central files of the General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59, decimal numbers 781, 881and 981.

Arrangement: The documents are arranged by decimal class (subject) according to the State Department decimal filing system (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Guide to records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1950-1954.
REF6 / DF850 .G8 1986
Contains an introduction, list of abbreviations, instructions on accessing the microfilm contents and reel contents by numerical-subject listings. Includes a subject index to the numerical system. The first reel of each of the three sections begins with the numerical classification of records, the roll contents of the entire section and a list of papers on the reel. Each subsequent reel within the section only includes the list of papers for that reel. The list of papers provides, for each document, the document number, place and date of origin, author, division and offices within the State Department to which the document was forwarded and an abstract of the contents.

Related microform collections:

    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1910-1929 and 1930-39.
    Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1940-1949.

The Slave Trade, 1858-1892.

Call number: Microfilm 3562

Contents: Papers from the British Foreign Office relating to the slave trade, 1858-1892, including correspondence with Commissioners Court and Commission records, and reports from British naval officers regarding the interception of slavers. Fifty volumes in all. Material derives from numerous geographically diverse locations

Arrangement: Chronological by volume, item, and page numbers of the original edition; alternatively by assigned reel numbers from the publisher's guide (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Guide to the microfilm edition of the slave trade.
REF1 / HT975 .G7 1977
Organized by reel number which follows the chronological order of the volumes.


The U.S. Occupation of Germany: educational reform, 1945-1949.

Call number: Microfiche 650

Contents: A comprehensive collection of documents about the planning stages through the implementation of educational reform in Germany during the post-war occupation by the U. S. Documents are from the National Archives and Records administration (NARA), Washington D.C., and its associated Washington National Records Center (WNRC).

Arrangement: The documents are divided into 5 sections:

    1-A State Department
    1-B Office of the Political Advisor to the US Ambassador (POLAD)
    2-A War Department Civil Affairs Division
    3-A Office of Military Government for Germany, US (OMGUS), materials relating to educational reform carried out in Bavaria
    3-B OMGUS records relating to Bremen

Access: Publisher's guide, The U.S. occupation of Germany: educational reform, 1945-1949.
Microform / LA721.82 .U8 1991 (Index table, Microform Center, LL2).
A bibliography of documents on the microfilm, contains a subject and name index, as well as an index by document number.


Utopies au siècle des lumières

Call number: MF102

Contents: French Utopian writings of the 18th century, all in French, including some translations from other languages into French. Included works of fiction, poetry, and political philosophy. Forty one titles in all.

Arrangement: By author/title

Access: Publisher's guide, Soboul, Albert. Utopies au siècle des lumières, etude et bibliographie (in French)
(Index table, Microform Center, LL2).
Contains an essay on 18th century french Utopian ideas, commentary on individual works in the collection. Works are listed alphabetically by author's last name with corresponding fiche number. Fiche have eye-readable author/title entries as well.

Related microform collections:

    French Political Pamphlets
    French books before 1601 and 1601-1700

Witchcraft in Europe and America.

Call number: Microfilm 2199

Contents: Works from Europe and America concerning witchcraft, from the 15th- 19th centuries, including treatises on the existence and nature of witchcraft, and arguments for and against the persecution of suspected witches. Religious, historical and legal works are included. Titles from France, Germany, Italy and other European Countries as well as England and America are represented; 1045 titles in all.

Arrangement: By author, or title for anonymous works (see Access below).

Access: Publisher's guide, Witchcraft in Europe and America.
REF1 / Z6878.W8 W58 1983
Main entry index is arranged alphabetically by author (or title) with corresponding reel and item numbers.

Related microform collections:

    Early American Imprints I and II 1639-1820
    Early English Books I and II 1475-1700
    Manuscripts of Cotton Mather



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