Welcome to the Research Collection Blog
05 June 2019
Exeter University placement student Rory Weaver reports his research on Derrick Worton's butterfly collection. Many of the 7,000 specimens come from Devon.
31 May 2019
Learn more about the photographs in RAMM’s collections that are part of the latest collections review.
07 May 2019
Discover how the craftsmanship of a prominent Tudor family from Exeter illuminates this fascinating period.
23 April 2019
Discover the work of these Victorian pioneers in craftsmanship.
04 January 2019
Miss JE Linter began collecting land snail shells in the 1880s. Her collection is of the finest quality. RAMM has over 15,000 of her shells from around the globe.
24 October 2018
Within the Museum’s historic archive there exists a letter from the Exeter City Police dated 1st December 1912. Written by the city’s Chief Constable, the letter lists a number of artefacts that were stolen from the gallery. Many of these items were never recovered, and the thief wasn’t caught.
22 August 2018
Arnold Riley’s donation of an over-modelled skull: an update by Freya Jones
31 July 2018
What to do if you’re thinking of offering ivory to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum
24 January 2018
Comics are not just cool, they are an effective communicating tool...