Dive into the treasures housed in the Academy's Research Library, from vintage photographs, digitized field notes, and other delightful discoveries.
August 6, 2009
"What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations VI
August 4, 2009
Last week, I did a small tour for some staff members who were interested in seeing what types of photographic materials we have in our collections.
July 31, 2009
A fascinating aspect of archival work is the story that unfolds when you try and unravel the mysteries of uncatalogued items from the back of the vault.
July 21, 2009
Bird brain Special comb.: (a person with) a small brain; so bird-brained a., having a small brain; fig. inattentive, flighty.
July 16, 2009
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="421" caption="Children admire Apollo 11 lunar sample at the Academy in 1970. N2579D, Copyright California Academy of Sciences Library, Special Collections....