Manuscripts and Special Collections

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Love found and love spurned in Manuscripts and Special Collections

February 13th, 2011 at 12:02

Valentine’s Day set me to thinking about items in the archives relating to love and romance. I’m in the process of cataloguing the papers of the Lawson family of Leeds and Nottingham. This sprawling collection covers over seven generations of a middle class family through their correspondence, vital records and ephemera. John Lawson (1878-1969) is [...]

New Manuscripts Christmas Card

November 13th, 2010 at 12:11

This year we’re offering a new Christmas card for sale. The image shows ‘the fool’ from the Wollaton Antiphonal, a rare medieval service book which formed such an important part of the recent Saints, Sinners and Storytellers exhibition. The card is available for purchase from the Lakeside Box Office or from the reading room at [...]