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Another bumper EVOLVE edition (Issue 18 Winter 2014) for the Library & Archives collections and staff!

 

Women Artists

Andrea Hart (Special Collections Librarian) gives us a prelude to the forthcoming exhibition in the Images of Nature Gallery which begins in March. Over the following 16 months the work of numerous female artists will be featured, in display cases whose contents will change every 4 months. This exhibition is FREE. A book to accompany the exhibition will be published in February.

 

The Importance of Trifles: Sir William Flinders Petrie

Karolyn Shindler (L&A Associate) explores the fascinating life of this Egyptologist and archaeologist.

 

The Museum's War effort

Daisy Cunynghame (Archivist) discovers the impact that World War One had on the Museum's life and how the staff contributed to the national war effort. 

 

Hereward Chune Dollman

Hellen Pethers (Reader Services Librarian) looks at the life and work of this British Entomologist, and his collections housed in the Library & Archives and Science Departments.

 

Evolve is available to purchase via the Museum website, in the shop or members

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The latest edition of the NHM Magazine EVOLVE! is out now.

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The Summer 2013 edition is a bumper edition for fans of the NHM Library & Archives:

 

Letters of a naturalist

During this 'Wallace 100' anniversary year, Caroline Catchpole (Archivist, Wallace Correspondence Project), talks about the project, the life and work of this very important man and the collections held here at the NHM L&A.

 

Famous faces: Letters from poets, playwrights and pioneers

Daisy Cunynghame (Museum Archivist) highlights some of the more unexpected individuals who appear in the Archives.

 

Martin Hinton: The innate habits of a squirrel

Karolyn Shindler (L&A Associate) explores both the professional and personal life of former Keeper of Zoology, and his connections to the Piltdown fraud.

 

Museum Lives project

A project undertaken by the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR), which has created a digital archive of interviews with 50 of the Museum's curators, conservators and researchers, past & present.

 

Evolve is available to purchase via the Museum website, in the shop or members receive it free.

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Out now is the Spring edition of EVOLVE, the Natural History Museum's glossy inhouse magazine.

 

 

News and articles included, which may be of particular interest for Library & Archive lovers are:

 

Martin Hinton 'My mysterious career' - by Karolyn Shindler

 

Wallace's letters online

 

Wallace species seeker extraordinaire - by Richard Conniff

 

Remarkable collections: What's new at the Museum - by Gemma Simmons

 

John Gould- by Gemma Simmons

 

Evolve is available to purchase via the Museum website, in the shop or members receive it free.

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Out now is the Summer edition of EVOLVE, the Natural History Museum's glossy inhouse magazine.

 

Once again the Library & Archives staff and collections feature numerous times:

 

Through the window of printed ephemera: the weird and wonderful world of menageries - by Hellen Sharman (Reader Services Librarian)

 

Accessing science in the twent-first century - by Natalie Beven (Electronic Resources Librarian)

 

The great Piltdown fraud - by Karolyn Shindler (Scientific Associate)

 

Elizabeth Twining - by Gemma Simmons (Publishing Assistant Editor)

 

Evolve is available to purchase via the Museum website, in the shop or members receive it free.

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The brand new glossy Winter 2012 edition of the Museum's magazine Evolve is now available to buy.

 

The Library & Archives collections and staff feature in at least three articles!

 

 

The Birds of America - In October 2011 the NHM published a reproduction of John James Audubon's huge work The Birds of America. Learn more about this record breaking book and its author.

 

 

Hoping great things.... the search for early humans - With the 100th anniversary approaching, Karolyn Shindler has been researching the collections relating to the Piltdown Man and Sir Arthur Smith Woodward. This is the first of four forthcoming articles.

 

 

 

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Images of Nature: The First Fleet collection - To coincide with the February 2012 change of theme for the Images of Nature art gallery, 18th century Australian artwork, this article is all about the theme, the artists and the artwork.

 

Our Special Collections Librarian, Lisa Di Tommaso has written a publication The Art of the First Fleet all about the unqiue First Fleet artwork collections held in the NHM Library & Archives. Available now from the NHM bookshop.

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The Winter edition of Evolve is out now and is full of interesting articles.

 

In this edition there are two articles that involve the Library collections. Elin Simonsson talks about Edward Adrian Wilson and the travelling South Pole exhibition that arrives at the NHM in 2012. A number of items from the Library collections feature in this.

 

Karolyn Shindler continues her series of articles looking at the life of Richard Owen, this time his marriage to Caroline Clift.

 

Members of the Museum recieve Evolve as part of their membership. Non-members can buy copies in the NHM shop or subscribe online.

 

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The latest edition of Evolve, the Museum's quarterly magazine, is now on sale!

 

Once again we have another great show of articles relating to the Library's collections. A piece by Judith Magee, our Library Special Collections Curator, relating to the new Images of Nature Gallery opening in the New Year. (See our previous blog Images of Nature Gallery.) Alison Harding, Assistant Librarian, tells us about Frederick Du Cane Godman and his legacy to the NHM collections, whilst Karolyn Shindler, NHM Scientific Associate, continues her fasinating series on Richard Owen.

 

Members of the Museum receive Evolve as part of their Membership. But non-members can buy the magazine in our Museum shops (£3.50) or subscribe online.

 

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