Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: music

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Manuscripts feature in University’s Impact Campaign

October 24th, 2011 at 03:10

On Monday 17 October, Manuscripts and Special Collections featured as one of the projects in the first day of the University’s new fundraising campaign.  The launch took place on University Park, at the East Midlands Conference Centre.  Guests were introduced to “The Nottingham Experience” theme, which is one of five campaign themes being launched in [...]

Student Union Posters

October 14th, 2011 at 09:10

                             Manuscripts and Special Collections have recently finished digitising a series of Nottingham Student Union posters advertising gigs and events in the 1970s. The posters were carefully preserved for posterity by alumni John Bailey (Agriculture/Horticulture 1972) and Richard Stark (Chemical Engineering 1971), [...]

No jazz please, they’re students…

March 12th, 2010 at 09:03

A memorandum found in the papers of Edmund Huntsman who was instrumental in the founding of University College Nottingham records a discussion between Lord Trent and himself in 1930 regarding their concerns over the conduct of the students. “an effort should be made to keep the dance music as high as reasonably possible. Jazz for [...]