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Florence Nightingale Comes Home: Suggestions on the Subject of Providing, Training, and Organising, Nurses for the Sick Poor in Workhouse Infirmaries (London 1867)

Florence Nightingale’s written contribution to this report, published as part of a Command Paper in 1867. Ursula Ackrill, Librarian (Special Collections)

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Florence Nightingale Comes Home: Report upon the State of Hospitals of the British Army in the Crimea and Scutari, Together with an Appendix

Florence Nightingale’s contribution to this comprehensive report, compiled by a government-appointed Commission of EnquiryUrsula Ackrill, Librarian (Special Collections)

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Florence Nightingale and Health at Home

Talk by Dr Jonathan Memel, lecturer in English at Bishop Grosseteste University, given in support of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home project and of the exhibition of the same name. Dr Memel…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Florence Nightingale's Sister(s): Family and Nursing in the Nineteenth Century

Talk by Dr Richard Bates, postgraduate research fellow on the 'Florence Nightingale Comes Home' project, given in support of the project and of the exhibition of the same name. Dr Bates…

From  Hayley Cotterill on March 16th, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Florence Nightingale Comes Home: The Florence Nightingale Collection

Introduction to three volumes from the Florence Nightingale Collection: Notes on Nursing by Florence Nightingale; Suggestions for thought to the searchers after truth among the artizans of England,…

From  Joe Bell on March 10th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

A Mother’s Duty by Mrs Sherwood

A quick look at a pamphlet from 1837 which tells the story of a gentleman who visits the home of a poor woman and her children and urges the woman to educate her son so that he can read the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on March 8th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Henry Parkes: Wollaton Antiphonal

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From  Joe Bell on February 25th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

Originally recorded as part of the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, on Tuesday 20 August 2019. The years 1780-1840 are sometimes regarded as the ‘golden age of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Politics and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

Originally recorded for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, Friday 26 July 2019. The early 19th century is often seen a time of invention, creativity and technology.…

From  Kathryn Steenson on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

Lunchtime talk for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, originally recorded on Tuesday 2 July 2019. Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Flora Fraser Part 1a

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Flora Fraser Part 2a

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Naughty Nottingham: Tales from the Bawdy Court

Meet a few of Nottinghamshire’s fornicators, adulterers and haunters-of-alehouses: the ordinary people brought before Nottingham’s Church Court for moral misconduct and social…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 11th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Manuscripts and Special Collections

An introductory talk on Manuscripts and Special Collections, filmed for the Local History and Archaeology Festival 2020.

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Sylva: The Sherwood Forest Trust – Past, Present and Futur

Recorded 21 February 2019 as part of the exhibition Sylva: ‘To slowly trace the forest’s shady scene’The world’s most famous heritage forest, legendary stomping ground of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Sylva: Ancient Woodlands

Woodland history is an important tool in nature conservation. The leading forest ecologist and historian Dr George Peterken will discuss how historical maps and records were used to construct the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Sylva: The Changing Nature Sherwood Forest

The Changing Nature of Sherwood Forest Recorded Thursday 21 March as part of the exhibition 'Sylva: To slowly trace the forest’s shady scene’ How has Sherwood Forest been…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Paul Crawford: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the School of Health Sciences, discusses the Florence Nightingale Comes Home Exhibition which marks the bicentenary of her birth.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 304 plays 0  

Jonathan Memel: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Dr Jonathan Memel, co-curator of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition, discusses one of the items displayed: a jug sold to raise funds to help soldiers and their families in the Crimean War.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Hayley Cotterill: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Hayley Cotterill, Senior Archivist at Manuscripts and Special Collections, talks about a document in the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition: a letter from the 5th Duke of Newcastle, Secretary…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

George IV and the Return of the Royal Mistress

George IV inherited the throne at a time of economic stress and popular political unrest, accompanied by a constitutional crisis over the status of his wife, Queen Caroline. On the bicentenary of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

'The Diabolical Cato Street Plot'

Exhibition curator, Dr Richard Gaunt, re-considers the Cato Street Conspiracy, by uncovering its motivation, history and consequences.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Lunchtime Talk: Making Music in Georgian Britain

Professor Jeanice Brooks of the University of Southampton, explores how musical materials were used and displayed in the home during Georgian Britain.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

An Interview with Jeanice Brooks

Professor Jeanice Brooks of the University of Southampton explores how musical materials were used and displayed at home during the Georgian Era.

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Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 7 (Heirs and Spares: Duke of York)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses George IV's younger brother, Frederick Duke of York - he of the nursery rhyme - in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

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Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 8 (Heirs and Spares: William IV)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses the heir to the throne, William IV.

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Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 6 (Heirs and Spares: Princess Charlotte)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses George IV's daughter and heir apparent Princess Charlotte, and her early death, in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

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Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 5 (Death and Legacy)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses the contemporary legacy of George IV.

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Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 3 (Caroline, the unruly Queen)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses Queen Caroline and her troubled marriage to George IV in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 4 (Golden Age of Coaching)

Dr Richard Gaunt discusses some of the items on display in the Georgian Delights exhibition relating to the Duke of Newcastle.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 2 (Catholic Emancipation)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses Catholic Emancipation which became a key issue for George IV.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour (part 1)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt introduces the virtual tour of the exhibition "Georgian Delights: Life during the reign of George IV (1820-1830)".

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Richard Gaunt Interview, The Cato Street Conspiracy

On the evening of 23 February 1820, Bow Street Runners entered a hayloft in Cato Street, London, to arrest a group of armed conspirators who were planning to assassinate the British cabinet at a…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 25th, 2020 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Nigel Aston Interview

Dr Nigel Aston of the University of Leicester looks again at the influence and assesses the importance of two much criticised women, Ladies Hertford and Conyngham, in relation to the king's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 30th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Jeanice Brooks Interview

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Weather Extremes: Exhibition Lecture

This exhibition ran between 16th December 2016 and 26th March 2017.The exhibition was jointly curated by Professor Georgina Endfield and Dr Lucy Veale of the School of Geography and Manuscripts and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Fully Fashioned: Pasolds

Using photographs, marketing materials and business records from the University of Nottingham’s lace and hosiery archive collections, this exhibition explores surviving evidence of the textile…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Sylva: Exhibition Summary

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Sylva: Ivanhoe

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Sylva: Map

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Sylva: Pannage

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Sylva: Parchment Volume

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Sylva: Postcards

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Sylva: Robin Hood

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Sylva: Toby Jug

Sylva: "To slowly trace the forest's shady scene" ran from 14th December 2018 -7th April 2019 Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, Sylva uncovered the unusual tales of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Board Game

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Byron Painting

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Henry Kirke White

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Introducing Mary Howitt

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Jerusalem

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Joseph Wright

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: The Microscope

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Exhibition Overview

This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world. The East Midlands is one of the heartlands of British Romanticism: Nottinghamshire was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Lady Antonia Fraser Interview with Richard Gaunt

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A Selection of Elections: Exhibition Summary

A Selection of Elections was curated by Manuscripts and Special Collections and ran in the Weston Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: Val Wood

This exhibition ran between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrated that fact by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: Sian Trafford

This exhibition ran between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrated that fact by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: Richard and Ewa

This exhibition ran between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrated that fact by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: James Morrison

This exhibition ran between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrated that fact by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: Guided Tour

This exhibition ran between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrated that fact by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Francis Willughby: Fish Animation

Clip with animated illustration.

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 13 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Cautionary Tales

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. Nicholas Blake sings one of Hilaire Beloc's Cautionary Tales. 'From Rags to…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Wonderful Stories

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, Wonderful Stories for Children by Hans Christian…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Kathryn Steenson Interview

Interview with Kathryn Steenson, curator of the exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. Recorded at the exhibition private view on 3rd May 2018. This exhibition ran from 4 May to 26 August…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 2 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Hayley Cotterill Interview

Interview with Hayley Cotterill, Senior Archivist in Manuscripts and Special Collections. Recorded at the private view for Manuscripts and Special Collections' exhibition, 'From Rags to…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Mother Goose

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories by Charles Perrault,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Straparola

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories and other tales by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Carol Adlam Interview

Interview with Nottinghamshire artist Carol Adlam, recorded at the private view of Manuscripts and Special Collections' exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Kate Greenaway Album

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, an album of sketches and illustrations by Kate…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

From  Roderick Dale on June 19th, 2018 0 likes 98 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Guided Tour

Archivist Kathryn Steenson, curator of 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's Stories', gives a guided tour of the exhibition. This exhibition ran from 4 May to 26 August…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 7th, 2018 0 likes 17 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  

Collected Words: 2 Minute Promo

Short promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December 2017. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Collected Words: 45 Second Promo

Short promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December 2017. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Collected Words: What People Said

The views of some of the people who attended the private view of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Collected Words: Sandeep Mahal

Sandeep Mahal, Director of Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, talks about the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September -…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Collected Words: 5 Minute Promo

Short promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December 2017. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Collected Words: Mark Dorrington

Mark Dorrington, Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections, talks about the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence Pavilion, Nottingham…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 10 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  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India

Indian clothes and textiles were key items of trade for the British East India Company. Yet clothes were more than just commodities, they symbolized the differences between ruler and ruled. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Collected Words: MSC Holdings relating to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

One of the Collections Archivists for Manuscripts and Special Collections discusses a volume containing autograph manuscript poems, songs and a play by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Collected Words: Hilda Lewis

The bestselling historical novelist Hilda Lewis kept careful track of her public profile and the critical reaction to her books in a fascinating scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, part of her archive…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Collected Words: A Selection of Artefacts from the Literary Collections of Manuscripts and Special Collections

The Collections Archivists from Manuscripts and Special Collections discuss material relating to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, a scrap book belonging to author Hilda Lewis, and the novel The…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Collected Words: 30 Second Preview

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition runs 8 September - 3rd December 2017. WESTON GALLERY EXHIBITIONS MANUSCRIPTS…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Threads of Empire: Exhibition Overview

Overview of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Threads of Empire' which ran at Lakeside Arts from 13th April to 27th August 2017. The exhibition was curated by Dr Onni Gust…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 11th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Thread of Empire: Artist's Talk

Recording of artists and artwork from Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Threads of Empire' which ran at Lakeside Arts from 13th April to 27th August 2017. The exhibition was…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Threads of Empire: Guided Tour

Based on Manuscripts and Special Collections’s extensive archives on colonial India, and including some treasures generously loaned by Nottingham Castle Museum, ‘Threads of Empire’…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 12th, 2017 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Francis Willughby: Exhibition Lecture

This exhibition drew on papers preserved in the Middleton Collection, the family archive of the Willoughby's of Wollaton Hall, now held by The University of Nottingham. In the history of science…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 25th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Avian Tree of Life

Dr Gavin Thomas, zoologist at the University of Sheffield, explores the tree of life of birds with particular focus on the role that natural history collections continue to play in understanding…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 12th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Insects, Close Up and Personal

Audio recording of the public lecture 'Insects: Close Up and Personal'. The talk was given in connection with the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Francis Willughby's European Field Trip

Audio recording of the lunchtime talk 'Francis Willughby's European Field Trip'. Professor Mark Greengrass, early-modern historian, reconstructs the excitements of Francis…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Francis Willughby - His Life and Legacy

Audio recording of the lunchtime talk 'Francis Willughby - His Life and Legacy'. Dr Dorothy Johnston explores the life of Francis Willughby and his significance in the history of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 16 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  

Parchment, Paper and Pixels: Prince Leopold's Album

Promotional video for "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook from Manuscripts and Special Collections.

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 29th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Parchment, Paper and Pixels: Dukes of Newcastle

Promotional video for "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook from Manuscripts and Special Collections.

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Parchment, Paper and Pixels: Soviet War Posters

Promotional video for "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook from Manuscripts and Special Collections.

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Parchment, Paper and Pixels: Icelandic Travel

Promotional video for "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook from Manuscripts and Special Collections.

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