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Anyone can view our printed, manuscript and archive collections at King's Meadow Campus.
Manuscripts & Special Collections will be closed Bank Holiday Monday 29th May.
A free iBook showcasing some of the treasures held in Manuscripts and Special Collections, with a range of short articles illustrated with images, sound and video.
It includes mediaeval manuscripts, archives, maps, posters, photographs, rare printed books and music and covers the globe from Iceland to China by way of Nottingham and the Soviet Union. Notable personalities featured include Robin Hood and DH Lawrence and it introduces the father of English geology, William Smith, and one of the world’s first ornithologists, Francis Willughby.
Available from itunes
This exhibition explores the rise of the British Empire in India between 1740 and 1840, and the history of tense negotiation, resistance and rebellion that lay behind the emergence of India as the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the British Empire.
13 April 2017 - 20 August 2017More information
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The Bachelors’ Balls
Volunteering and all that jazz
Threads of Empire: Rule & Resistance in Colonial India
Launch of the iBook ‘Parchment, Paper & Pixels’
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