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Volume entitled: "Some Account of Lewis Paul and his Invention of the machine for spinning cotton and wool by Rollers and his claim to such Invention to the exclusion of John Wyatt"
Two manuscripts in French bound in one volume entitled: "Essai sur les fers coules Pour le Roy" and "Memoire sur la fonte et la Moulage des Bombes "
Collection of letters to Richard Trevithick, mainly concerning the design and efficiency of steam-engines
Volume entitled: "The Description and Use of a Terrestrial Planetarium, including the Orbits of Mercury and Venus commonly called an Orrery"
Journal of Weights, Measures, Weighing and Measuring Equipment submitted for Testing and Fees received by the Trading Standards Officer
Archive material from the Electricity Council and its predecessor and related organisations
c1200 linear metres
Scripts and recording of the BBC Radio 3 musical entertainment programme ‘Mischief-Making Moon’, presented by Patrick Moore
Collection of documents relating to Skylark sounding rocket, predominantly to the development of Attitude Control Units
Encyclopaedia of the Worlds' Aircraft and Astronautics compiled by William E. Appleby
25.3 linear metres
Albums documenting the laying of submarine cables (Sierra Leone-Ascension, Durban-Mauritius)
Collection of documents relating to Arthur John Bohringer, automobile engineer and designer
1 box and 1 sleeve
Material relating to the work of T.J. Biggs on early cars, motorcycles and bicycles
0.38 m [1 box and 1 album], 1 plan press drawer [1.11 m]
Volume entritled: "Elements of Plane Geometry and also The Mensuration of both Superficies and Solids"
Portsmouth Dockyard notebook
Manuscript notebook with handcoloured sketches and a fold out plan at the back. The book is contained in a box.
Volume entitled: "Hipparchus of Bithynia. Of the Phenomena of Aratus and Eudoxus. The 3rd Exposition out of Book 3 in 3 Expositions"
Letters patent granted to Thomas Farmer for 'Improvements in treating Pyrites to obtain Sulphur, Sulphurous Acid and other products'
Parchment, with attached (broken) wax seal in can, housed in a wooden/leather box