Student note books and examination papers of Bernard Charles Lovatt (1911-1992); c1929-1935

Scope and Content

The collection includes: 8 volumes containing lecture notes on engineering and mathematical topics made during his time as an evening student of University College Nottingham (MS 300/1-8); and East Midland Educational Union Examinations Engineering Science examination papers, 1929-1935 (MS 300/9-32).

Administrative / Biographical History

Bernard Charles Lovatt was born in 1911. From 1930 to 1935, while serving as an apprenctice draughtsman with Premiere Gas Engine Company Limited, he studied at University College, Nottingham as an evening class student, taking courses in practical mathematics, engineering drawing, applied mechanics, and mechanics and heat. He is listed in the University registers (UCN S/4/19-22) as living at Station House, Trent, near Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, and as having received his education at Sawley Road School. He later worked for a company called Charles Muntz, designing engines. In 1959 he went to live in Sweden and was Managing Director of Lucas Industries in Scandinavia, retiring from the company in 1974 to live in Florida, U.S.A. Bernard Lovatt died in 1992.


No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

This is the only finding aid for this collection. Copyright in all finding aids belongs to The University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections

Custodial History

The papers were acquired in 2001.