Papers relating to the Association of Past Students of The University of Nottingham,1925-1961

Scope and Content

The collection comprises:

  • Signed minutes and agenda papers of the Association. of Past Students 1925-1961 (UN UU 6/1);
  • Index for minutes of the Association of Past Students, 1925-1945 (UN UU 6/2).

Administrative / Biographical History

The University of Nottingham's Association of Past Students was formed at a general meeting ofpast students held in March 1924. The new association held its first annual general meeting in Juneof the following year. Former registered day students were eligible for membership and subscriptionwas payable annually. The first AGM minutes included discussion about: providing loans orscholarships to children of past students who wanted to enter college; seeking affiliation with theOld University Club, London; finding suitable accommodation for the association to meet in; andhaving separate association centres to serve members in different areas of the country. At the firstmeeting, 83 members were in attendance. The association retained its name until at least 1961.


The minutes in the collection have been arranged chronologically.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers byappointment only.


Other Finding Aids

This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright in thedescription 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 the minutes in this collection must be sought inadvance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email The Department will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.

Custodial History

The collection was given to The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts in 1973.

Related Material

  • The University of Nottingham; Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections: Records ofConvocation. Reference: