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History Festival 2017, From Generation to Generation: Lives in the Archives

05.04.2017, 12:30 pm1:30 pm

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Unlocking the Archives

On Wednesday 5th April 2017 between 12.30 – 1.30 at Manuscripts and Special Collections, King’s Meadow Campus, The University Of Nottingham  Dr Richard Gaunt and Connor Higgs of the Department of History explore the fascinating stories to be unlocked in the University’s Manuscripts and Special Collections. Richard will talk about some of the highlights of 20 years work in the University’s collections. Connor Higgs, a finalist undergraduate at Nottingham, has lately begun to discover the riches of the collections through working on his undergraduate dissertation on the 3rd Duke of Portland. He will talk about this work and share his preliminary findings.

Booking essential: http://store.nottingham.ac.uk/product-catalogue/schools-and-departments/humanities/the-history-festival-2017

The Manuscripts and Special Collections section is located at the King’s Meadow Campus on Lenton Lane (formerly the Carlton Television studios). Directions to the King’s Meadow Campus are available on our web site http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sharedresources/documents/mapkingsmeadowcampus.pdf


12:30 pm–1:30 pm


University of Nottingham – Department of History


University of Nottingham, Manuscripts and Special Collections
Kings Meadow Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2NR
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