Manuscripts and Special Collections

Welcome to Manuscripts and Special Collections

We are part of Libraries and Research and Learning Resources at The University of Nottingham.

Anyone can view our printed, manuscript and archive collections at King's Meadow Campus.

Please note that we will be closed Bank Holiday Mondays, 2nd and 30th May.



 Link to Windows On War web resource

Current Exhibition

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Grand Tourists and Others: 
Travelling Abroad Before the 20th Century 

This exhibition takes the visitor on a journey through the history of travel since the 16th century, drawing on the University of Nottingham's rich archives. 

29 April 2016 - 7 August 2016

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Manuscripts and Special Collections

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 4565
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 8651