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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Select a starting point
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
 Van Marum the<br> mineralogist
Main actors
 The Holland Society of<br> Sciences
Organisation
 Teylers and cooking for<br> the poor
Teyler's era
 By type or by<br> chronology?
Collecting
 Theological Physics
Thinking and doing