Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: First World War

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The Chaworth-Musters Collection

October 18th, 2010 at 10:10

The Chaworths were one of the most prominent landed families in Nottinghamshire. They acquired the manors of Edwalton in the 13th century, Wiverton in the 14th century, and Annesley in the 15th century. The family was joined with the Musters family of Colwick Hall by the marriage of the last Chaworth heiress, Mary Ann Chaworth, to John [...]

Rare French wartime currency in the Lawson collection

April 20th, 2010 at 01:04

I’m coming to the end of cataloguing the Lawson collection and inevitably when sorting and listing archival material you have a number of items that never seem to fit with the main sequence of material. These generally form part of a miscellaneous section and are where the gems of a collection can sometimes be unearthed. Amongst [...]