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The Museum Archives hold records relating to the organisation, administration and history of the Natural History Museum. If you are looking for archives or manuscripts about people who did not work for the Museum, their materials may be held in the Museum libraries. Visit the Library catalogue to search for materials.
Visit our bibliographies for subject-specific guidance, or browse articles and books about the history of the Museum.
Trace the evolution of the Natural History Museum, from Hans Sloane's collections at the British Museum to cutting-edge research taking place today.
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