Wishing Wells

8 February 2018 by

It’s always a nice coincidence when our activities happen to coincide with my own favourite topics (honestly, I don’t plan…

Digital treasures

30 January 2018 by

Earlier this month, the Library launched its Google Arts & Culture page, an exciting step in our digital strategy. The…

The man behind the maths

6 October 2017 by

Here at the Royal Society Archive we’ve just finished cataloguing the papers of Maurice Stevenson Bartlett (1910-2002), and we’re very…

An Arctic mystery

10 August 2017 by

In the summer of 1845 two ships were waiting in the icy waters of Baffin Bay, off the southwest coat…