Exhibitions

Our online exhibitions allow you to look at some of the archive records in the collection. 

If you have any questions, or would like to visit the Archive please contact the Archivist. Telephone: 01223 765717 or email: sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk


Woodwardian Professor 200 years ago

Celebrating the life and times of Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) through archives.

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Woodwardian Professor 100 years ago
Celebrating the life of John Edward Marr (1857-1933) through archives.

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Brian Harland at 100
Celebrating the life of Walter Brian Harland (1917-2003) through archives.
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On the 26th of February, 1918 the hospital ship HMHS Glenart Castle left Newport, South Wales, heading for Brest in France. On board were 63 nurses, medical orderlies and officers, along with its crew and 99 wounded patients. One of the medical officers on board was the 49 year-old Captain Lewis Moysey RAMC, a graduate of Caius College and very keen amateur geologist who donated a substantial collection of Carboniferous fossils to the Sedgwick Museum.



On Sunday September 9th Google’s banner headline in Australia (https://g.co/doodle/ytbdqa ) celebrated the 111th birthday of a palaeontologist – the late  Dorothy Hill (1907-1997).