Back catalogues

28 January 2020 by

I have already confessed here and here to a benign obsession with the catalogues of the Royal Society collections. Today’s…

The Collector Earl

26 November 2019 by

One of the perks of cataloguing a collection like the Royal Society’s is that you can follow items, and their…

Autumn activities

17 September 2019 by

It’s our tenth Open House weekend! We first took part in Open House London in 2010, to mark the Royal…

Karma chameleons

23 April 2019 by

In September 1763, the recently appointed Library and Repository Keeper, Clerk and Housekeeper of the Royal Society Emanuel Mendes da…