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Fully Fashioned: Training

Sarah Colborne, curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition at Lakeside Arts Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade, discusses the University College…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Fully Fashioned: Exhibition Summary

Sarah Colborne, curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition at Lakeside Arts Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade, explains that the title relates to the type of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Fully Fashioned: Rise Choir

Performance of Luddite songs at the private view of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade' at the Weston Gallery of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 17th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Expert advice on becoming an archivist

Dr Simon Innes-Robbins, Nottingham alumnus, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museums gives an insight into the different types of archives in the UK. He also offers advice on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 3rd, 2018 0 likes 112 plays 0  

NUsearch improvements May 2018

An overview of some of the improvements we've made to NUsearch in May 2018. NUsearch is your online library discovery tool, where you can search and access all of our physical and digital…

From  Ian Kingsbury on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 602 plays 0  

Manuscripts and Special Collections online catalogue

An introduction to searching, and accessing the 300,000 items from the Manuscripts and Special Collections (MSC) online catalogue at the University of Nottingham. MSC is part of UoN Libraries.Find…

From  Ian Kingsbury on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 369 plays 0  

‘Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land’: nineteenth-century debates over British rule in India

British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Collected Words: Exhibition Overview

Exhibition curator Sarah Colborne introduces Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham. The exhibition ran from 8 September - 3rd December 2017, part of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 29 plays 0  

From Sorcery to Supercomputers: The Story of Weather as told through a series of treasures from The National Meteorological Archive

The National Meteorological Archive holds materials ranging from a 12th century illuminated manuscript of a work by the patron saint of Natural Sciences to the tender for the first Met Office Super…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 4th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0  

The Grand Tour of the Fanshawe Sisters in 1829

Audio recording of lunchtime talk. Professor Charles Watkins and Dr Ross Balzaretti (University of Nottingham) focus on the Grand Tour of the Fanshawe sisters who ‘did Europe’ in 1829.…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 12th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Archives of Travel

Dr Ross Balzaretti gives an insight into the preparations behind the scenes of the exhibition ‘Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad Before the 20th Century’. He explains how the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 26th, 2016 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Playing Around: Local Acts - Performing Communities

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands' exhibition, which ran from January - May 2015 in the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 29th, 2015 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Playing Around: Pride of Place - Theatre in Rural Communities

Audio from the lunchtime talk to accompany the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands', which ran from…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 13th, 2015 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Playing Around: "It's good for them to be involved!" Participatory Theatre-in-Education

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands' exhibition, which ran from January - May 2015 in the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 13th, 2015 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Nottinghamshire's People: Weaving My Family Tapestry

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Nottinghamshire's People: Ancestral Stories from the Archives' exhibition, which ran from June - September 2013 in the Weston…

From  Hayley Cotterill on March 14th, 2014 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Nottinghamshire's People: Students, Sinners & Surveys

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Nottinghamshire's People: Ancestral Stories from the Archives' exhibition, which ran from June - September 2013 in the Weston…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 25th, 2014 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Propaganda Online: Windows on War, Soviet Posters 1943-1945

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence' at…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 21st, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Secrets and Surprises: Unexpected Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

Audio recording of lunchtime talk for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in the University of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

May Day Marches by Professor Chris Wrigley

Audio recording featured in the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence, Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Medieval Literature by Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre

Audio from the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 12th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research

Audio recording of lunchtime talk, 'Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research'. Talk given by Dr Rory Cormac as part of the events programme for the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 12th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0