Archives in the round: joining up the records of Biochemistry

Puzzling over an unidentified collection of 1920s printer’s blocks, intriguing artwork for something, has emphasised again the connections between the official records of the University and personal papers of its scientists. For the fullest picture of an institution or an individual, look both ways.   The blocks, part of transfer […]

Continue reading »

Discovery: 200 Years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Coming into the Cambridge University Library entrance hall visitors encounter three objects: a wall-mounted cast of 565 million-year-old sea-creature fossils, a plastinated pitcher plant, using […]

Continue reading »
1 2