Manuscripts and Special Collections

Printed Collections

The special printed book collections are listed below. The codes can be used to browse the collections in UNLOC (University of Nottingham Library Online Catalogue). To search for a specific collection, go to the Basic Search screen, and enter the name of the collection, or the collection code in the Search For box, and change "All Fields" to "Special Collection" by using the drop down menu. You can then browse through the entries (up to the first thousand) if you wish to get an overview of the collection. It is also possible to Modify your search by adding, for example, further subject or name terms, or Filter the search for books published in a particular year or range of years.

Collection titleCode searched for in  UNLOC
Eiríkur Benedikz Icelandic Collection (more info) BVSC
Briggs Collection of Educational Literature (more info) BCEL
British Coal Board Library (more info) BCBL
British Military Government Berlin Collection (more info) BMGB
Cambridge Drama Collection (more info) CDC
Cambridge Shakespeare Collection (more info) CSC
Charles Knight Collection (more info) CKC
Coleorton Parish Library (more info) CPL
Colin Wilson Collection (more info) CWC
Coventry Patmore Collection (more info) CPC
DH Lawrence Collection (more info) DHLC
East Midlands Collection (more info) EMC
East Midlands Special Collection (more info) EMSC
Elston Parish Library (more info) EPL
French Revolution Collection (more info) FRC - only partially catalogued in UNLOC
Florence Nightingale Collection (more info) FNC
HG Wells Collection (more info) HGWC
INGASA Collection (more info) ING
Lincolnshire Folk Song Special Collection (more info) LFSP
Magdeburg Collection (more info) MAG
Medical Rare Books (more info) MRB
Mellish Meteorological Collection (more info) MMC
Modern Literature Collection (more info) MLC
Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society Library (more info) MCS
Oakham Parish Library (more info) OPL
Porter Collection (more info) PC
Queen Elizabeth's School Library (more info) QESL
Special Collection (more info) SPEC only partially catalogued in UNLOC
Woodward Collection (more info) WC


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Manuscripts and Special Collections

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