History Magazine


  • Scenes from the 2016 Pauling Legacy Award Event

    Scenes from 2016 Pauling Legacy Award Event

    A full house gathered at the Oregon Historical Society Museum last week to hear Dr. Jane Lubchenco deliver her 2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award address,... Read more

    The 04 May 2016 by   Scarc
  • Ironmongers' Mythical Menagerie

    Ironmongers' Mythical Menagerie

    Ironmongers' Hall is perhaps the most incongruous of City livery halls, tucked among the brutalism of the Barbican. After it survived the bombing which destroye... Read more

    The 03 May 2016 by   Carolineld
  • The Psychology of Sleep (or Lack Thereof)

    Psychology Sleep Lack Thereof)

    Contributed by Lizette Royer Barton. This is the second installment of the “Psychology of…” book of the month blog series.Two years ago I was 38 weeks pregnant... Read more

    The 28 April 2016 by   Chp
  • The Pauling Medal Awardees

    Pauling Medal Awardees

    Lucile Jenkins (Pauling’s sister), Linus Pauling and Ava Helen Pauling at the Pauling Medal ceremony, 1967.[Part 2 of 2]Ten years into the history of the Linus... Read more

    The 27 April 2016 by   Scarc
  • Postman's Park (46): Celebrating the Memorial

    Postman's Park (46): Celebrating Memorial

    It may be distinctly Victorian, but the Watts Memorial is no mere relic: it remains a valued part of London life. From events to books, here's a quick look at... Read more

    The 24 April 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Theatre and Fire

    Theatre Fire

    Sometimes it's not the obvious things that draw you in and lead to new stories. On a London Historians tour of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, there were plenty o... Read more

    The 22 April 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Fifty Years of the Linus Pauling Medal

    Fifty Years Linus Pauling Medal

    [Ed Note: With the awarding of the ninth Linus Pauling Legacy Award to Dr. Jane Lubchenco scheduled for next Tuesday, we thought this an appropriate time to tak... Read more

    The 20 April 2016 by   Scarc
  • On a Boat with Natalie Wood and Laurence Olivier

    Boat with Natalie Wood Laurence Olivier

    You may not know this, but Laurence Olivier adored Natalie Wood. They worked together in 1976 on a TV version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, in which she starred as... Read more

    The 19 April 2016 by   Kendrajbean
  • An Exhibition on Akron’s Past, Present, and Future

    Exhibition Akron’s Past, Present, Future

    – contributed by Cate Conley, Museums Archives Certificate student. “We shape our buildings, therefore they shape us.” – Winston Churchill When looking at... Read more

    The 18 April 2016 by   Chp
  • On a Pocket of Air and a Prayer: Laverne Herbert

    Pocket Prayer: Laverne Herbert

    Soooooo, according to popular consensus I have fallen off the face of the planet. I’ve actually wondered about that one myself. Read more

    The 15 April 2016 by   J. G. Burdette