In 1803, Teylers Theological Society announced an essay competition on the question ‘What has missionary work achieved so far and what can still be expected?'* Jacob Haafner, traveller and adventurer gave a crystal clear answer: nothing good can be expected from missionary work - just look ...
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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 Viervant and Husly: the<br> makers of the Oval Room
Founding and growth
 Martinus van Marum
Main actors
 Teylers prize medals
Organisation
 The Physics College
Teyler's era
 Drawings by Dutch<br> artists: paying good<br> prices
Collecting
 Voyages of exploration
Thinking and doing