Our collections hold a wide range of resources on the history of science. You'll find materials on how to make fireworks, herbals containing recipes for common ailments, philosophical treatises, images and much more.
Michael Faraday c. NUL
Norman Greenwood established the Department of Inorganic Chemistry at Newcastle and has had an illustrious career, eventually moving on to Leeds University. In 2011 he was interviewed by Brian Johnson to create an oral history of his life. This has been released on the internet and can be found on the Web of Stories website. There are many reminiscences of the development of Chemistry at Newcastle.