• Correspondence of Davies Gilbert mainly concerning his scientific and antiquarian interests, and particularly resulting from his presidency and vice presidency of the Royal Society including letters between Davies Gilbert and James Watt.
• Gregory Watt of Soho (Birmingham), (1777-1804), son of James Watt the younger, mainly concerning a pump lamp (with thumb nail sketches), family matters and political development in France and America
• Recreation of Heathfield House workshop: The attic workshop of James Watt, preserved as it was when he died in 1819. The complete contents of Watt’s Heathfield workshop are displayed with some original structural elements such as windows, doors and fireplace and furniture. There are over 8,400 objects left as they were in Watt’s lifetime, which represent a complete physical 3D record of Watt's entire career.
• Objects made by or associated with Watt
• Watt’s sculpture collection: Over 400 items reflecting people to whom Watt was connected and in whom he was interested.
• Watt Collection: The Watt Collection in the Science Museum Library consists of 119 titles owned by James Watt (1736-1819), the famous engineer, and is associated with the garret workshop of his home in Heathfield, Birmingham.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW
• The technical notebook of Jons Matthias Ljunberg which contains a record of his information-gathering activities in Britain in the 1770s and 1780s. The Soho manufactory feature prominently and the notebook contains marginal and full page technical drawings of the products and machines of Soho and elsewhere, including the Albion Mills
Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG