Document ReferenceMS 292
TitleStudent memorabilia of Heather Jarvis (born c.1930), née Beardall, student in agriculture at the University of Nottingham, 1948-1950
ExtentBox containing doll and costume, and file containing 109 photographs
AbstractThe collection contains a student's black and white photographs of life at the University of Nottingham's School of Agriculture at Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire between 1948 and 1950, together with items worn at a student rag procession.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryHeather Beardall was a student at the University of Nottingham's School of Agriculture at Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire from 1948 to 1950. Her named changed to Heather Jarvis after her marriage.
Custodial HistoryThe collection was given to the University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections in February 1998.
DescriptionThe collection comprises a series of black and white photographs, undated, c.1948-1950 (MS 292/1/1-108); a postcard of the Midland Agricultural College (the University of Nottingham's School of Agriculture from 1947) from Heather Beardall to D.T. Beardall, 1948 (MS 292/1/109); a doll in a papoose, undated c.1950 (MS 292/2/110); and a fancy-dress 'Minnie Ha Ha' native American costume comprising a feather, feather headband and top, undated c. 1950 (MS 292/2/111).

The photographs relate primarily to student life at the School of Agriculture. They include photos of sports teams, including women's hockey and netball, and student athletics; student carnivals; groups of students socialising; views of the college; and students involved in practical activities such as tractor driving and beekeeping.

The costume and doll were made for a student 'rag' carnival procession, using household materials.
MgtGroupPersonal papers
ArrangementThe collection has been divided by document type into series. Within these series, items have been arranged chronologically.
TermCollege students - England - Nottinghamshire
Carnivals - England - Nottinghamshire
Agriculture - Study and teaching - England - Nottinghamshire
FindingAidsThis description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on the description belongs to The University of Nottingham.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA681Jarvis; Heather (c.1930-); née Beardall student of agriculture at The University of Nottinghamc.1930-
NA682University of Nottingham; School of Agriculture
PL169/Sutton Bonington/Nottinghamshire/England
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