Document ReferenceMS 565
TitleCollection of photographs and photographic negatives depicting scenes in the East Midlands, c.1920s-c.1930s
Date Of Creation1918-1939
Extent1 box
AbstractThe collection comprises black and white photographic prints and negatives illustrating places, people and events in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire between the First and Second World Wars.
LevelFonds
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers by advance notice and agreement.
Admin HistoryThe collection of photographs was gathered together by Cyril Hulley of Melbourne, Derbyshire but it is not known if he was the photographer. No details are known about the circumstances of their creation.
Custodial HistoryThe collection was acquired by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts in 1970 from Cyril Hulley of Melbourne, Derbyshire.
DescriptionThe black and white photographs in the collection depict people, events (including the General Strike, 1926), rural scenes, industrial buildings, collieries, farm animals, church architecture and historic 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, Dale Abbey, Bakewell, Haddon, Rowsley, Codnor, and Heanor in Derbyshire; and Dishley Abbey, Ragdale, and Woodhouse Eaves in Leicestershire. One of the photographs depicts Cyril Hulley beside the Moorgreen Reservoir, Eastwood. The prints are accompanied by negatives of the photographs and a manuscript list of the images depicted. There are approximately 250 prints and negatives.
MgtGroupPhotographs
ArrangementThe collection retains its original order.
LanguageEnglish
TermPhotographs
FindingAidsCopyright in all finding aids belongs to The University of Nottingham.

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus:
Typescript catalogue, 26 pp.

Online:
Online catalogue accessible through the Manuscripts and Special Collections website.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
ConditionGood

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA802Hulley; Cyril (fl 1970); -; of Melbourne Derbyshirefl 1970
Places
CodePlace name
PL3/Nottinghamshire/England
PL6/Derbyshire/England
PL20/Leicestershire/England
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