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The Library and offices at the Royal Society's offices in London are open to a limited number of pre-booked readers from 31 January 2022.

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Learn more about how we support research in the history of science.

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Use our catalogues to search our collections for printed or archival material and browse through our database of past Fellows.

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Buy prints, canvases and cards of your favourite images from the Royal Society's library and archives.

History of science blog

The Royal Society’s history of science blogposts feature updates and insights from the collections team and guests.

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Latest blog posts

Powders of sympathy

Isabel Lauterjung finds some curious references to weapon salves and the cure of wounds at a distance in the archives of the Royal Society.

Gems in the archives

Royal Society Lisa Jardine Grant recipient Claire Conklin Sabel hunts for 'Rich & precious Stones' in the Society's collections.

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