Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: Hildyard

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Myles Thoroton Hildyard and the Thoroton Hildyard Collection

2 June 1st, 2011 at 08:06

Myles Thoroton Hildyard and the Second World War 60 years ago today, on 1 June 1941, Myles Thoroton Hildyard was reported missing from the island of Crete. It was three months before his family learnt of his daring escape, along with his friend Michael Parish, from the Maleme airfield prisoner of war camp. Hildyard and [...]

The archive chain challenge (2)

May 12th, 2010 at 09:05

For this second archive chain challenge I’m going to attempt to connect the late Nottingham author Alan Sillitoe with one of our recent accessions – a collection of just three items relating to a nurse in Nottingham. Same rules apply as last time – five archival references connected by four links. 1. You can currently [...]