UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology moved to the Thomas Lewis Room in UCL’s Rockefeller Building in 2011. No Ordinary Space is a book designed to answer popular historical questions about the room, the building, and the wider university and medical school environment. No Ordinary Space book contributes to the history of science and medicine at University College London (UCL) and University College Hospital (UCH).
No Ordinary Space is available free in open access as a volume in the STS Occasional Papers series.
Joe Cain. 2011. No Ordinary Space: Historical Notes on the Grant Museum of Zoology’s new home at University College London (London: UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies: STS Occasional Papers no. 1). viii+44 pages, 53 illustrations.
ISBN 9781906267896 (paperback)
Recommended price: GBP£7.50 | USD$15.00 | Euro€15.00
dimensions: 6 x 9 (inches)
A digital edition is available via Internet Archive and STS Occasional Papers.
Purchase the paperback via booksellers instore or online (search Google).
Who Were the Twelve Apostles of the Grant Museum?
An appendix on No Ordinary Space identifies the “twelve apostles” of the old Medical School Library, once honoured by sculptures displayed along the room’s balcony. Who were they? Why were they honoured so?
The appendix also is downloadable as a separate fact sheet (pdf).
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