07 Mar '13, 5pm

The Last Hurrah! for the @rafflesmuseum at Block S6, Faculty of Science

The Last Hurrah! for the @rafflesmuseum at Block S6, Faculty of Science

Even before I matriculated, I worked at the Zoological Reference Collection at Block S6, Level 3, host to the zoological collections of the former Raffles Library and Museum. After decades of wandering about during ‘The Lost Years’, the collection had found a permanent home in Faculty of Science at NUS, along with the Science Library. My friends in NUS arranged for me to get a job arranging old mammal specimens into the custom-made electronic cabinets, and I was instructed by Ms Lua. The Japanese workers working on the cupboards called me “Superman” because of my Clark Kent-like glasses. That was 1987. I would use and help out at the museum over the years and eventually worked there for about a decade. During that time, The Public Gallery of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research was unveiled. In the 1980′s that was simply space for lockers and benches where my facult...

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