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Explore Your Archive!

To celebrate the launch of the nationwide Explore Your Archive scheme, one of Kew's archivists highlights a treasure from Kew's past.

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The Wallace Connection

7 November 2013 was the centenary of the death of an amazing naturalist who had an extraordinary impact on the scientific world – Alfred Russel Wallace. To help mark this anniversary the latest Kew magazine reveals the connections between this great man and Kew.

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Suffragettes at Kew

Miriam, the new Archives Graduate Trainee, discovers more about the suffragette attacks at Kew 100 years ago.

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Apples and pears at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

The previous exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art - 'Botanicals, Environmental Expressions in Art from the Alisa and Isaac M. Sutton Collection' - included some intriguing models of apples and pears sent to Victorian England from Australia.

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Old letters meet new faces

Digitisation Officers Jon and Jess write about their experience as new starters on the Directors Correspondence project – find out what they have discovered in Kew's archives.

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Reflections on a year at Kew

Read Library Graduate Trainee Marc Muller's final blog post as he leaves Kew to begin a Masters course in Librarianship

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