Behind the Scenes
Contributors to Lines of Thought
Lines of Thought is the result of work and co-operation by many institutions and individuals.
The exhibition was curated by Ed Potten, with specialist contributions by Catherine Ansorge, Jacky Cox, Yasmin Faghighi, William Hale, Anna Jones, Suzanne Paul, Alison Pearn, Adam Perkins and John Wells.
The exhibition was co-ordinated by Emily Dourish.
The digitisation of selected exhibits has been made possible by a gift from the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation.
Items within the exhibition were generously loaned by the Earl of Portsmouth, the Churchill Archives Centre, Lambeth Palace Library, the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science.
We are grateful to the following individuals and bodies for permission to include images of items to which they control copyright: Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Gabrielle Crick, the Darwin family, Dame Margaret Drabble, Jenifer Glynn, the Master and Fellows of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Professor Stephen Hawking, the directors of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, the Ministry of Defence, and the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Exhibition photography was undertaken by the Digital Content Unit, Cambridge University Library.
The exhibits were prepared for display by members of the Conservation department, Cambridge University Library, co-ordinated by the lead Exhibitions Conservator Lucy Cheng.