Manuscripts and Special Collections

Focus on Sport

The University of Nottingham has a tradition of encouraging sport and exercise, and the University collections include many photographs and written records of the achievements of students.

The University also holds family collections and the records of other organisations. Among these historic collections are items relating to the wider history of team sports and individual exercise through the centuries.This exhibition was created in October 2008, and features a small selection from the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham.

This exhibition was created in August 2008, and features examples from the tales of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It also highlights resources for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.

Focus on Sport exhibition

The exhibition opens in a new window on another part of The University of Nottingham's website.

Illustration of a man posing with a golf club, surrounded by pictures of golfing socks.  From a price list for George Brettle & Co. Ltd, hosiery manufacturers.

Tips on using the interface

The exhibition uses the Xerte toolkit developed by the Learning Team at The University of Nottingham. 

The navigation options at the top right corner allow you to move forward and back, or to open a table of contents for quick access to a particular page. 

Look out for the image toolbar at the top left corner of some images. This allows you to zoom in to see the image in more detail. Once zoomed, use the pointer tool to drag the image around. You can also choose to see a full-screen version of the image.

Further information

Search the catalogues for the archive material and printed books used in this exhibition. 

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Manuscripts and Special Collections

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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