Manuscripts and Special Collections
  

Welcome to Manuscripts and Special Collections

We are part of the University of Nottingham Libraries. 

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

 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Read the University's advice and daily updates for staff, current students and prospective students

Manuscripts and Special Collections will be closed from 5pm on Friday 20th March until further notice. 

During the closure we can still be contacted at mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk 

 

Parchment, Paper and Pixels

Parchment, Paper and Pixels

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

 
 

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