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...
Working from home this year, the Collections staff has markedly increased remote access to our heritage material via our catalogues and website
17th December 2020
Swainson, one of the Society's seven founding Fellows, wrote an evocative account of his travel from London to the Lake District in 1799. Our archivist Liz McGow recounts some of his observations
27th October 2020