Definition of handlist in English:



  • A short list of something such as items on display at a sale or exhibition or essential reading for a course of study.

    ‘‘Record Repositories in Great Britain’ is a useful handlist’
    • ‘The Special Collections Library has begun mounting selected finding aids and handlists on the Web, representing only a small portion of the processed collections.’
    • ‘The library also has published catalogues and handlists that are available for sale.’
    • ‘These handlists also outline how to request material from the collections, both of which are housed in a Library store building.’
    • ‘There are 2 handlists available for browsing.’
    • ‘We have a number of handlists which detail the records held by Brighton History Centre.’
    • ‘Faced with increasing backlogs of unprocessed material, it has made available a handlist of categories of documents that it still holds for the period before 1970, with their approximate quantities in shelf-feet.’
    • ‘Thirty-six unpublished handlists for the period 1795-c1900 are available in the Special Collections Reading Room in SOAS Library, and include both LMS and Commonwealth Missionary Society material.’
    • ‘Available from The David Brown Book Company, The Archaeology of Heinrich Schliemann includes an introductory essay, a fully annotated handlist of Schliemann's works, and an annotated list of bibliography and references.’
    • ‘There is material described in this handlist that is not yet covered by the Traditional Drama Research Group database, in particular correspondence and papers relating to Helm's publications and lectures.’
    • ‘There is no system of cross reference, but handlists for both groups of papers may be searched electronically.’
    • ‘A clickable electronic version of this handlist is at: http: / / / Medievaldiss.htm’
    • ‘Critical in the process was the discovery in the Pitt Rivers Museum Manuscripts Collection of the original handlists of negative rolls and film packs that Chapman compiled whilst in Lhasa.’
    • ‘The following leaflets & handlists are available to purchase from the Record Office.’
    • ‘In addition to the main catalogue, a number of useful handlists can also be downloaded from this site; these finding aids break the manuscript collection into useful categories for quick searches.’
    • ‘This volume was still in print at the time this handlist was published.’
    • ‘These yearly handlists will include letters written by Lawrence and letters received by him for which texts are known to be extant.’
    • ‘It is possible to search and browse catalogued sub-collections, and to browse handlists of manuscripts and map holdings at’
    • ‘Yet the handlists are valuable in their own right, and the editors of the earlier volumes have established a high level of accuracy and comprehensiveness.’
    • ‘Copies of handlists are also held at the National Register of Archives.’
    • ‘The existing hard-copy handlists to the Muniments Collection are being incorporated into a new CALM database which is in preparation.’