Stories from our Collections
Judging a Book by its Cover: 18th-century hand-decorated papers in the Linnean Society's Collections
Artisanal hand-decorated papers were all the rage in the 18th century. Conservator Janet Ashdown combs our collections to see what examples we hold.
This International Women's Day, we celebrate some of our scientific champions—suggested by our staff and members—from the years before 1905
When a 17th-century book starts to decay, do you repair or preserve it? Conservator Janet Ashdown looks at an item from Linnaeus's personal library to explore the solutions.
Archivist Alex Milne examines the lesser known interests of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace though correspondence held in the Linnean Society Library
With the nights drawing in, Leonie Berwick and Janet Ashdown investigate the connection between a reanimated mummy, horticulture and the Linnean Society.