The collection contains certificates, examination papers and notebooks relating to various family members:
Irene Ivy O'Connor (b.1904): a 1922 University College Nottingham group photograph (damaged); University College Nottingham Elementary Training Department certificate 1922-1924 to become a certificated teacher; also papers relating to previous education: University of Oxford school examination certificate 1904; University of London matriculation certificate 1921; University of London General School Examination certificate, stating that she was a pupil of High Pavement Secondary School, Nottingham for 5 years up to 1921. (MS 955/1)
Sheila O'Connor Kuczma of Rock Street, Bulwell (MS 955/2): Music examination papers for 1953, results for Clarendon College Nottingham GCEs 1966; MENSA membership card 1991; letter from surgeon regarding a recent operation, 1972; letter from Horserace Totalisator Board, London regarding her employment, 1966; appointment of Mrs Kuczma to the Home Civil Service as an Assistant Collector of Taxes for the Inland Revenue, 1966; O'level examination results from the Arnold and Carlton College of Further Education, 1967; Letter from the County Courts Branch regarding her position as clerk, 1967 (MS 955/2/1-8); also University of London papers relating to the study of law, 1960s; and notebooks (mostly about law). (MS 955/2/9),
Wolodymyr Kuczma of Rock Street, Bulwell: certificate for long-standing membership of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers Union; food hygiene certificate 1967 and Institute of Certified Grocers membership certificate 1962; another certificate in Ukranian[?] stamped by the Association of Ukranian former combatants in Great Britain, 1999. (MS 955/3)
Corporal D. McCulloch: Address of Welcome from the Borough of Morpeth [post 1945]. (MS 955/4)
William Conner: Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes certificate of initiation into the Pride of Bulwell, 1926. (MS 955/5)
Other unattributed items (MS 955/6): Cutting from newspaper of an article entitled 'Buried snag in treasure' by Simon Hoggart, about a brooch found in Manchester by a schoolteacher, Geoffrey Key; page from [American Lutheran] newsletter Hilltop Herald 1955 featuring article 'From the Superintendent's Desk by Martin Gilbertson; various published volumes including mathematics tables, GCE model answers, and 'The Phonographic Teacher' published by Pitman; box containing medal/pin (possibly Masonic/Antediluvian), and coin (possibly phonography); notebook with sketches of historical dress/outfits/armour; poem about old age.