Latest updates on our campaign to save Charles Lyell's notebooks from export.
New blog - 'Through Lyell's Eyes'
David McClay, Philanthropy Manager, Library & University Collections, has written a post on the imminent arrival of Lyell’s 294 notebooks for the new Through Lyell's Eyes blog.
Nationally significant works by Darwin’s mentor secured
Remarkable notebooks belonging to a scientist admired by Charles Darwin are to join the University of Edinburgh’s collections, following a successful campaign.
Celebrating our first 1,000 online pledges
We welcomed our 1,000th online pledger on 3 August. Discover how global support for the Save Lyell notebooks campaign is shaping up.
Press release - Appeal aims to save works by Darwin’s mentor and inspiration (19 July 2019)
A campaign to save the notebooks of an influential scientist admired by Charles Darwin has been launched.
Press release from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (16 April 2019)
Sir Charles Lyell’s notebooks at risk of export unless a buyer can be found to match the £1.4 million asking price.