Links to other microscopy and related sites
Antique Microscopy – General Sites
A Cabinet of Curiosities, a treasure trove of early microscope slides and apparatus
Antiques of Science: Microscopes, Microscope Slides and Other Antiques of Science
Antique Brass Microscopes, the Wissner Collection
Association de Sauvegarde et d' Etude des Instruments Scientifiques et Techniques de l' Enseignement (ASEISTE). Click on "Inventaires", then search for "microscope"
Blocker History of Medicine Collection, UTMB
Le Compendium, the Balasse Collection
The Crovetto Collection
Estado Vital, lots of downloadable microscope pictures and information
Georges Microscopy Pictures
The Golub Collection
Harvard Museum of Science (a wonderful, large collection, but not easy to locate on-line. As of August, 2016: click on "Instrument of the Month", near the bottom of the page, then search for "microscope")
The Kuhn Historic Instruments Collection
The Lundy Collection
The Meeusen Collection
Microscope History, the Goren Collection
Microscopes of Simon Plossl
Microscopios Antiguos del s.XIX
Museo Galileo, Institute and Museum of the History of Science (visit room 8 for microscopes)
Museo Microscopio, the Eliseo Carrascal microscope collection at the University of Salamanca
Museum Optischer Instrumente
National Museum of Scotland Microscope Collection
University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Collection
Virtual Museum of the History of Mineralogy
Historical and Related Microscopy Items for Sale
Antique Microscope Slides, buy and sell slides, microscopes, etc.
Antique Microscopes and Microscope Slides UK, buy and sell slides, microscopes, etc.
Arranged Microscope Slides, a blog by slide-maker Stefano Barone. Also visit his home page at http://www.stefanobarone.net/index.html
Fleaglass, antique microscopes and all sorts of other scientific intruments
Klaus Kemp, Microlife Services, excellent modern arrangements of diatoms, etc. Order from Mr. Kemps standard arrangements or have your own custom-made.
General Microscopy Resources
The Amateur Diatomist, a long running resource on diatoms, including microscopy
Microscopy UK and Micscape, Exploring the Miniature World
Micrographia, A Light Microscopy Resource
The Micropolitan Museum. Excellent collection of information and images taken through the microscope.
Historical Photographic Resources,
including microphotography and photomicrography
The London Stereoscopic Company. Named after the famous Victorian era company, this site is full of exciting information and pictures, largely focusing on steroscopy.
Excellent resource of historical photography, including works by microphotographers.
The Magic Lantern Society.
Societies and Clubs
Manchester Microscopical and Natural History Society
Microscopical Society of Southern California
New York Microscopical Society
Postal Microscopical Society
Quekett Microscopical Club
Royal Microscopical Society