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Open old reference books on display behind glass in Kew's Herbarium

Welcome to Kew's Library Art and Archives blog. Here you will find information about Kew's collections, services and fascinating work that is taking place within the section.

You will also meet the Library, Art and Archive staff who will provide regular updates with news from projects they are involved in, treasures they have discovered and exciting new developments planned for the future.

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    Reminiscences from a year...

    Fri, 28 Sep 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read Debora's final blog post as she leaves Kew to begin a Masters course in Library Science.

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    On the murder of Dr...

    Thu, 20 Sep 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the death of enthusiastic plant hunter Dr Charles Budd Robinson in Ambon, as told...

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    Kew's Library...

    Wed, 29 Aug 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    A special Olympic-themed display has just been completed in the Library Reading Room.

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    Reflections on a year at Kew

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Archives Graduate Trainee Stephanie Rolt reflects on some of the highlights of her year at...

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    Brocken Spectres and...

    Fri, 3 Aug 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Many weird and wonderful subjects have been uncovered while digitising Kew's Directors'...

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    Gardeners and tigers and...

    Fri, 15 Jun 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    It's not just plant talk and garden gossip in the Directors' Correspondence; there are some...

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    Jubilee celebrations

    Fri, 8 Jun 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about a special display that has been produced for the Library Reading Room to...

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    David Nash sculptures...

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the Gallery Team's exciting preparations for the David Nash exhibition.

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    Formosa and Mycology......

    Wed, 16 May 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the papers of William Price and Arthur Pearson that have recently been catalogued...

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    Conservation of Fortune&...

    Mon, 30 Apr 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about the conservation work which has been carried out on some beautiful watercolour...

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    Preparing for the Joseph...

    Thu, 29 Mar 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about how the Preservation section prepared for the Joseph Hooker exhibition.

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    Masterpieces, mishaps and...

    Fri, 9 Mar 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Kew's own Sir Joseph Hooker was the first Westerner to explore the majestic Mount...

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    Inside the Preservation...

    Mon, 27 Feb 2012

    Library Art and Archives

    Read about our Library Graduate Trainee and her behind-the-scenes work in the Preservation...

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