Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: philanthropy

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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 [...]

On this day in the archives

August 11th, 2011 at 09:08

Today marks the 92nd anniversary of the death of the Scottish born industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Probably best known now for his funding of around 3,000 public libraries and educational institutions, he was born in Dunfermline and emigrated with his family to the United States in 1848 where he worked in a cotton mill from [...]