Manuscripts and Special Collections

How to contact us


Enquiries can be submitted by post, telephone or email. Email enquiries can be submitted using one of our online forms. 

Before contacting us

Your query might already be answered on our website.  Please make sure you look at:

Using the online forms

  • General Enquiries 
    For general enquiries and queries about specific collections/items
  • Make an Appointment 
    If you wish to visit our Reading Room and view items from the collections, please notify us in advance
  • Website Feedback 
    If you have any comments about our website, encounter any problems or notice any errors, please let us know.

Enquiry service

Where possible we will answer enquiries relating to our holdings and to the services we provide. These may include enquiries about:

  • access and facilities
  • reprographics and requests to publish
  • catalogues and collections
  • suitability of our holdings for your research

Please be aware that we cannot answer general enquiries which do not relate specifically to our collections, provide professional services such as valuations, or carry out detailed research.  

Describing your enquiry

Please supply as much relevant information as possible.  Remember to include details such as:

  • personal names
  • places
  • dates
  • document reference numbers

Online forms


Address & telephone

Manuscripts and Special Collections
The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4565
Fax: +44 (0)115 846 8651



Manuscripts and Special Collections

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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