Pansies! Nottingham acquires a newly-discovered Lawrence typescript!

With the assistance of the ACE/V & A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the National Libraries, The University of Nottingham recently purchased a Typescript of D H Lawrence's Collection of Poems 'Pansies', with an accompanying letter to Charles Lahr, both dated 1929. This typescript quite significantly shows that Lawrence typed the Poetry collection a fourth… Continue reading Pansies! Nottingham acquires a newly-discovered Lawrence typescript!

Noël Coward Archive

The Cadbury Research Library has just finished hosting a four-week internship focusing on the Noël Coward archive held there. The internship was funded by the Coward Foundation and the successful applicant was Lucy Mounfield. The Coward archive at Birmingham is extensive but not fully catalogued. We do have a basic box listing available on our… Continue reading Noël Coward Archive

Heritage Lottery Fund simplifies process for urgent acquisitions

HLF yesterday announced changes to its funding criteria for heritage acquisitions, designed to make it easier for applicants to access funds for urgent purchases. This decision was the result of a suggestion by The National Archives in response to HLF’s strategy consultation and is welcomed by GLAM, which advocated for the change.