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Celebrating #Archive30

4th May 2020

This year we again took part in #Archive30, a month-long Twitter campaign by Explore Your Archive that invites archives to showcase their collections. For each of the 30 days in […]


The Robins of Restharrow

2nd May 2020

Blog post by June Holmes, NHSN’s Archivist. Follow June on Twitter at @ArchivistJune. At the moment, many of us are spending a considerable amount of time in our own homes. […]


A new addition to the NHSN team

18th September 2019

NHSN are delighted to welcome Jen Whitney who joins the team this week on an 11-month research secondment. Jen is a Librarian on secondment to NHSN from Carleton University in […]


Gosforth Park Inspires Greatness

29th October 2018

Life is full of surprises and there are plenty to be found in the NHSN Archive! A few weeks ago, I came upon a hard-backed journal, “Gosforth Park”, by Colin […]


Thanks to HLF as the Society’s ‘Archive Project’ draws to a close

30th April 2018

In October 2014 the Natural History Society of Northumbria began a 3-year project designed to significantly improve access to our important archive collection and engage young people in natural history […]


John Hancock: A Biography by T Russell Goddard (1929)

16th April 2018

John Hancock was born in his father’s house at the north end of Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne on February 24th, 1808. His love of birds and desire to collect them appear […]