Fighting fire with the sucking worm fire engine

This post was written by Heather Rowland, Head of Library and Collections at the Society of Antiquaries of London. It is part of a series of blog posts on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections, as part of the Being Human festival and History...

Fear at the Wellcome Library

This post was written by Danny Rees, Assistant Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library. It is part of a series of images on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections to coincide with the Being Human festival. Is this the face of a terrified man?...

The collections of the Royal Society

This post was written by Katherine Harrington, the Archive Cataloguer of the Royal Society, who will be participating in History day on the 27th of November. The Royal Society’s Library cares for a renowned book and archive collection relating to the history and...