Your Gate to the Gardens

The recent renaming of the Main Gate has had the Archives team thinking about the importance of the Kew gates in the Gardens’ history.

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Your Gate to the Gardens

Library display celebrates digitisation landmark

To mark the completion of the latest phase of the Directors’ Correspondence Digitisation Project, a display has been prepared in Kew’s Library Reading Room to showcase the collection.

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Library display celebrates digitisation landmark

Introducing the new Archives Graduate Trainee

Read about the first few weeks of our new trainee and the story behind the travels of Kew’s Japanese Gateway

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Introducing the new Archives Graduate Trainee

Kew’s Library celebrates the Olympics

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

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Kew’s Library celebrates the Olympics

Reflections on a year at Kew

Archives Graduate Trainee Stephanie Rolt reflects on some of the highlights of her year at Kew in her final blog post

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Reflections on a year at Kew

Frugal Kid Crafts: Fun Olympic Ring Toss | The Centsible Family

Tweet Each week Sharon at Mom on Dealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. The Summer Olympics began last week so here is a fun craft to introduce your kids to this special event! See it on Scoop.it , via Children Activities

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Gardeners and tigers and scares, oh my!

It’s not just plant talk and garden gossip in the Directors’ Correspondence; there are some letters which recount exciting (and rather scary!) events too, such as the late 19th century tiger attack in the Calcutta Botanic Gardens.

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Gardeners and tigers and scares, oh my!

Jubilee celebrations

Read about a special display that has been produced for the Library Reading Room to celebrate Her Majesty’s connections with Kew.

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Jubilee celebrations

David Nash sculptures arrive in the Gallery

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

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David Nash sculptures arrive in the Gallery

Formosa and Mycology… Cataloguing Kew’s Archives

Read about the papers of William Price and Arthur Pearson that have recently been catalogued by our Archives Graduate Trainee, Steph.

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Formosa and Mycology… Cataloguing Kew’s Archives