Published by Primary Source Microfilm
From the Houghton Library, Harvard University
This collection contains 446 broadsides and other ephemera collected around 1892 by John Patrick Crichton Stuart, third marquess of Bute (1847-1900).
Based on A List of Broadsides and Satires, Prose, Poetical, Political, Religious, with Verses of Bellman, etc., Illustrative of English History and Social Life, the Property of the Marquess of Bute, K.T., this collection makes available many unique ephemera illustrating political and social aspects of 17th-century England including:
Arranged in chronological order by the Marquess, this material offers a vivid look at 17th-century daily life and contains a number of pieces not recorded elsewhere.
- Annual Verses of the London Bellmen
- Early Medicine
- Natural Phenomena (including earthquake, eclipse, tidal wave)
- Reports of Explorations and New Discoveries in Science and Medicine
- Royal Proclamations
Bute Broadsides in Houghton Library, Harvard University: Reel Guide to the Microfilm Collection is provided with each order. The guide has been edited alphabetically from the Houghton cards and includes an introduction by Amory.
MACHINE-READABLE CATALOGING: Item-level MARC cataloging records are available for purchase from Primary Source Microfilm (446 titles).