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Treasures of the Month
Every month, we focus on one object (text/book/illustration/specimen) to bring you its hidden story
Stories from our Collections
From colourful personalities to mysterious specimens, read the tales our curators and staff find within old books, journals, collected specimens...
Hand printed books can tell a much more human story than today's machine-made ones. Janet Tyson discovers a few hidden among the pages of an 18th century book
10th January 2023
Find out about the winner of our 2022 New Portrait Competition
21st December 2022
Professor Grenville 'Gren' Llewellyn Lucas OBE BSc FLS FRGS (20 Dec 1935–12 Dec 2022): Botanist, Conservationist and Champion of the Linnean Society
Gren Lucas was energetic in his ability to identify potential and make change, and we are incredibly fortunate at the Society to have been able to call him our friend and ally.