Collection of photographs and photographic negatives depicting scenes in the EastMidlands, c.1920s-c.1930s

Scope and Content

The black and white photographs in the collection depict people, events (including the GeneralStrike, 1926), rural scenes, industrial buildings, collieries, farm animals, church architecture andhistoric houses in a variety of locations in the East Midlands. Places include: Eastwood, Annesley,Nuthall, Strelley, Beauvale, Greaseley, Kimberley, Bottesford, Nottingham, Awsworth, Gunthorpe,Newthorpe, Stapleford, Lowdham, Giltbrook, and Halloughton in Nottinghamshire; Ambergate, DaleAbbey, Bakewell, Haddon, Rowsley, Codnor, and Heanor in Derbyshire; and Dishley Abbey, Ragdale, andWoodhouse Eaves in Leicestershire. The prints are accompanied by negatives of the photographs and amanuscript list of the images depicted. There are approximately 250 prints and negatives.

Administrative / Biographical History

The photographs are believed to be the work of Cyril Hulley of Melbourne, Derbyshire but it is notknown if he was the photographer. No details are known about the circumstances of their creation.


The collection retains its original order.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers by advancenotice and agreement.


Other Finding Aids

This description is the only public finding aid available for the collection. Briefdesciptions of most of the items survive with the collection and can assist access pendingpublication of a full list. Copyright on all finding aids belongs to The University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

COPYRIGHT: Permission to make published use of any material from this collection must be soughtin advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections(email TheDepartment will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but this can be difficult and theresponsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the person wishingto publish.

Custodial History

The collection was acquired by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts in 1970from Cyril Hulley of Melbourne, Derbyshire.

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