- Manuscripts and Special Collections is part of Information Services at The University of Nottingham and is located at King's Meadow Campus. Our printed, manuscript and archive collections together provide a rich resource for studies at all levels for a wide range of subjects. The Library has been collecting manuscripts since the early 1930s and now holds approximately 3 million documents, extensive holdings of printed collections, and the East Midlands Collection of local material. Our website includes further information, online catalogues, online exhibitions, learning resources, research guidance resources to assist users of original material, and other digitised content. This archive has Designated Collections of national importance: the Portland (London), Portland of Welbeck and Newcastle of Clumber family and estate papers, and the D H Lawrence Collection.
University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections