Items listed on this page are normally on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery: Treasures of the British Library at St Pancras, London.
You can find out more about selected items online. You can also check opening times and get an overview of what the gallery contains.
• Jeremy Bentham, title-page and text-page of Panoptican manuscript Add. MS 33550 folios 145 & 207
• Letter from Ada Lovelace to Charles Babbage, 10th July 1843 Add. MS 37192 folios 362v-263
• Letter from Charles Darwin to Adam Sedgwick, 1859 Egerton 3020 folios 1v - 2
• Sigmund Freud manuscript of 'Der Dichter und das Phantasieren'. 1907 Zweig 150 folio 1
• Photograph of Scott's Polar party (Scott, Oates, Wilson and Evans) Add. MS 51042 folio 4
• South Polar Times Add. MS 51039 folios 15v-16
• Illustrated leaflet advertising films and slides of the exhibition Add. MS 55221 folios 272-273
• Captain Scott's penultimate diary showing 'The Pole' written in large letters Add. MS 51034 folios 35v - 36
• Captain Scott's final diary including the account of Oates's death Add. MS 51035 (ff.31v - 32)
• Henry VIII Prayer Roll Add. MS 88929