Artificial collection of material relating to Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire; 17th century-20th century

Scope and Content

The material currently catalogued in the collection is as follows:

Map of City of Nottingham, 1959 (MS 484/1);

City of Nottingham Tramways plan of Trent Bridge Depot, 1901 (MS 484/2);

Corporation of Nottingham Proposed Borough Extension map, 1876 (MS 484/3);

City of Nottingham Clifton [Housing] Estate, 1968 (MS 484/4);

Prints, postcards and photographs of places in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, 1707-early 20th century (MS 484/5);

Prints of Southwell Minster, 1672-19th century (MS 484/6);

Ephemera relating to Nottingham, 17th century-20th century (MS 484/7)

Administrative / Biographical History

This artificial collection brings together small groups of material acquired by the University of Nottingham at different times and from a variety of sources, which primarily relate to the local history of Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire. The collection will be augmented as further material is received.


Each accession has been catalogued as a separate series within the collection.

Access Information

The bulk of the collection is accessible to all readers. However, access to some items is restricted under current Data Protection legislation. Please see our Access Policy or contact us for further advice.

Other Finding Aids

Copyright in all finding aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.


Catalogue accessible from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.

Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.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 on our Permission to Publish form (see the Reprographics Services part of our website or email

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

Custodial History

Each series in this collection has a different provenance.