Document ReferenceMS 567/1/12/1-26
TitlePackage of photographs, mostly showing H.A.S. Wortley attending events as Principal of University College, Nottingham; n.d. [c.1935]-1958
Date Of Creation1935-1958
Extent39 items
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionThe photographs include:

MS 567/1/12/1: passport photograph of H.A.S. Wortley.

MS 567/1/12/2: photograph of the exterior of Mapperley Hall, Lucknow Avenue, Nottingham [home to H.A.S. Wortley and his family from 1923-1935].

MS 567/1/12/3/1-2: two duplicate photographs by the Nottingham Journal showing H.A.S. Wortley and two other men at a formal event.

MS 567/1/12/4/1-2: two duplicate photographs by the Nottingham Journal showing H.A.S. Wortley speaking at a formal dinner event.

MS 567/1/12/5: photograph by the Nottingham Guardian showing Professor Victor Murray, Arthur Dean (principal of Goldsmith's College), the vicar of St Mary's, and H.A.S. Wortley outside St Mary's Church in Nottingham, at the UCN/Goldsmith's Joint Annual Service in October 1944. Miss Glenys Wortley appears in the background of the photograph.

MS 567/1/12/6/1-3: three duplicate photographs by the Nottingham Journal showing the same group of people as the previous photograph, but taken from a slightly different angle.

MS 567/1/12/7/1-2: two duplicate photographs by the Nottingham Journal showing H.A.S. Wortley and a group of other men at a formal dinner event.

MS 567/1/12/8: photograph by the Nottingham Journal showing H.A.S. Wortley and a group of other people standing outside a building.

MS 567/1/12/9/1-2: two photographs by the Nottingham Journal and the Nottingham Guardian (taken at the same time but from different angles), showing a large group of people, including H.A.S. Wortley, civic dignitaries and military officers, outside a building. [from comparison with a newspaper photograph and report in MS 567/2/2, the photographs depict the Duchess of Gloucester and the staff of the North Midland Regional Headquarters (Mapperley Hall), Sep. 1940].

MS 567/1/12/10: photograph by the Nottingham Journal showing a large group of people, including H.A.S. Wortley, civic dignitaries and military officers, outside Mapperley Hall. Similar to the previous photographs but depicting a different group of people.

MS 567/1/12/11: group photograph of W.V.S. women, 1944, signed by Barbara Baird, Nancy Mertin and E.J. Tomkinson.

MS 567/1/12/12: photograph showing a presentation outside a doorway, attended by 17 men and women.

MS 567/1/12/13/1-4: four duplicate photographs showing a man, two women and a child near a tent, possibly at a fund-raising fair.

MS 567/1/12/14: photograph by the Nottingham Journal showing a woman and a number of men standing by a pile of blankets inside a room.

MS 567/1/12/15: photograph by the Nottingham Guardian showing H.A.S. Wortley and five other people at a social event.

MS 567/1/12/16: photograph by the Nottingham Journal showing a girl being presented to the Mayor and other dignitaries. [from comparison with a press photograph in MS 567/2/2, the photograph shows Mrs Churchill and a girl displaying clothing made from old materials, at a 'Domestic Front' meeting at the Albert Hall, Nottingham, Mar. 1943]

MS 567/1/12/17-21: five photographs by Country Life, showing vegetables being grown in the grounds of University College, Nottingham [in the 'Dig for Victory' campaign], and the walled garden at Highfield House. Three of the photographs show a gardener using machinery to work the land.

MS 567/1/12/22/1-2: two duplicate photographs by the Nottingham Guardian showing H.A.S. Wortley in conversation with a priest, near St Mary's Church, Nottingham, autumn 1944.

MS 567/1/12/23: photograph showing H.A.S. Wortley in a procession of dignitaries. Labelled 'Boston, USA Thanksgiving Day, Nov 26th 1942'.

MS 567/1/12/24-26: three photographs showing members of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Service attached to First Aid Posts attending a mock incident in a residential street. The ARP personnel, wearing steel hats marked 'FAP' and full-body overalls and gas masks, are treating injured civilians lying in the street. A number of dignitaries are standing at the side of the street watching the proceedings.

MS 567/1/12/27: mounted photograph showing H.A.S. Wortley among a large group of men and women posed outside a building.

MS 567/1/12/28: photograph of H.A.S. Wortley at a formal dinner.

MS 567/1/12/29: portrait photograph by Elliott & Fry Ltd, London, of F. Clarke of the University of London Institute of Education, temporarily re-located to University College, Nottingham. In presentation mount, together with a note from Clarke to Principal and Mrs Wortley asking them to accept the photograph as a memento 'of many happy associations during our stay at Nottingham', 16 June 1943.

MS 567/1/12/30/1-2: photograph by the Nottingham Guardian showing the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the official opening of Wortley Hall in 1951. With envelope.

MS 567/1/12/31: close-up photograph of the plaque commemorating the official opening of Wortley Hall in 1951.

MS 567/1/12/32: photograph by the Guardian Journal of guests at the Founder's Day Dinner at Hugh Stewart Hall in 1958, showing Dr W. Neil, unknown person, Major T.P. Barber, Sir Hector Hetherington VC, Dr Grenville, Mr Horton Smith, Dr Timmons, Glenys Wortley, Mrs M. Hallward, Mrs M. Massey Stewart and Mrs Neil.

MS 567/1/12/33: photograph of a dog.

MS 567/1/12/34/1-2: two parts of a torn receipt for 4 shillings received by T. Bailey Forman Ltd (publishers of the Nottingham Guardian) from Principal Wortley, 6 May 1940.

MS 567/1/12/35/1-2: two handwritten poems written on 23 June 1941: poem in French entitled 'Le Jour de Mai', and poem in English entitled 'Endymion to the Moon'. Unknown author.
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