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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Due to the ongoing traffic problems caused by the Cilfton Bridge road closure Manuscripts and Special Collections will be closing at 4pm each day until further notice. 

 

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

 

Current Exhibition

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Georgian Delights: Life during the reign of George IV (1820-1830)  

13 December 2019 - 29 March 2020

More information

 

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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