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.


 Link to Windows On War web resource

Current Exhibition

Black and white photograph of two actors in 'Walking the Tightope'  

Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities across the East Midlands

How two local theatre companies have entertained, intrigued and engaged with audiences over the last 40 years.  


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Designation Logo - Designated as an outstanding collection

Visit our Reading Room

See descriptions of our collections

Browse images from the archives

Learn how to use archives


Latest blog posts

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View older blog posts here


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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
email: mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk