Sedgwick’s paper “time machines”

21 May 2018 marked two hundred years since Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) became the Woodwardian Professor of Geology in Cambridge. Staff at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences have organised events and displays to celebrate this special anniversary. In this blog we look at the Archive – beginning with Sedgwick’s early journals. There are more than 60 journals and sketchbooks in… Read full article

History Day 2017: From Alchemy to Zoological Sexology

Representatives from the University of Cambridge Museums Archive Collections Network attended a ‘History Day’ in London on Tuesday 31st October.  The History Day took place at Senate House – a stunning Art Deco building in the heart of Bloomsbury, London. The event was organised by the Institute of Historical Research and the School of Advanced Study. The day offered the chance… Read full article

Caring for your family archives

Do you have family archives? – paper, photographs, film and slides, possibly hidden away in dusty boxes? Would you like to know more about what can damage them, and how to care for them appropriately so future generations can enjoy them? If yes, then you may want to come along to an event on Saturday 18 November at the Sedgwick Museum… Read full article