Halley Bay archives

3 April 2018 by

Here in the Royal Society Library we’ve been busy cataloguing a collection of papers relating to the Society’s expedition to…

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…

Fun on Funafuti

2 October 2015 by

I am delighted to have joined the Library team at the Royal Society, and have spent an enjoyable first few…

Season’s greetings

21 December 2012 by

A very Merry Christmas to all our readers! We hope you’ll be warmer and better-provisioned than the travellers in the…