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We are part of the University of Nottingham Libraries.
Our collections date from the 12th century to the modern day and relate to the whole of the East Midlands region.
Anyone can view our printed, manuscript and archive collections at King's Meadow Campus.
We have been shortlisted for the Archives & Recordkeeping Association's Excellence Award 'Recordkeeping Service of the Year'. Winners are decided by public vote, and you can vote for us here: https://www.archives.org.uk/ara-awards
The Reading Room is open to all readers Monday-Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm and Wednesday to Thursday 9.30am to 6pm, by appointment-only. Please give us as much notice of your visit as possible, but at least a minimum of two working days.
If you only want to return a book or collect one using the Click and Collect service, you don’t need to make an appointment and can drop in any time.
To make an an appointment, please email email@example.com
If you are unable to visit in-person, we are happy to provide the following:
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
Weston Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham and online.
Visit our Reading Room
See descriptions of our collections
Search images from the archives
Learn how to use archives
Fungi and friendship: Margaret Cavendish-Bentinck, 2nd Duchess of Portland
Last Orders at the Weston Gallery
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Prose Responses to Editing DH Lawrence
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For the latest news and our regular #ThrowBackThursday images from the archives of the University's student newspaper, follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/mssUniNott
Open a pdf version of this issue:
Discover June 2022 issue no. 18
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