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To Albert Günther   28 January [1877]

Summary

Has signed certificates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  28 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  Trustees of the Natural History Museum (Archives DF ZOO/200/11/113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10372

To Albert Günther   25 February [1877]

Summary

His specimen catalogue has not been returned from Cambridge museum. If not lost, will answer query.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  25 Feb [1877]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Archives DF ZOO/200/11/114)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10867

To Albert Günther   3 March 1877

Summary

Discusses spider specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  3 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Archives DF ZOO/200/11/115)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10875

To Albert Günther   4 May [1877]

Summary

Pigeons’ skins dispatched today.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  4 May [1877]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Archives DF ZOO/200/11/115a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10951

To Albert Günther   7 May 1877

Summary

Sends MS about pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  7 May 1877
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Archives DF ZOO/200/15/112)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10952

To Albert Günther   1 January 1879

Summary

Thanks AG for his kind note and returns his good wishes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  1 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11817

To A. C. L. G. Günther   22 December [1880]

Summary

Anxious that AG should consider a memorial [for A. R. Wallace]. Makes arrangements to avoid delay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  22 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12932

To A. C. L. G. Günther   27 December 1880

Summary

Sends memorial [for A. R. Wallace] for AG to sign. Asks whether AG will forward it to Owen; CD cannot send it as he has not spoken to him for 20 years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  27 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12944

From A. C. L. G. Günther| [28 December 1880]

Summary

Has signed and returned memorial [for Wallace]; does not know where to find Owen.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 257
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12948

To Albert Günther   19 December 1881

Summary

Asks how he can obtain a Museum post for his late brother’s butler, F. W. Surman.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  19 Dec 1881
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13569

From Albert Günther   21 December 1881

Summary

Explains how to go about getting an Attendantship at the British Museum.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 165: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13574

To Albert Günther   22 December [1881]

Summary

Discusses position [at British Museum]. "My case is hopeless as my man [F. W. Surman] is 31 years old."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  22 Dec [1881]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Zoolog. Gen. 21)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13575

To Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther   6 March [1860]

Summary

Reports on the snakes he collected in the Galapagos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  6 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2725

From Albert Charles Lewis Gotthilf Günther to S. P. Woodward   14 June 1861

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Summary

Discusses transport of fish to Lake Constance by flooding.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Samuel Pickworth Woodward
Date:  14 June 1861
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3605

To Albert Charles Lewis Gotthilf Günther   7 December [1867]

Summary

Sends his photograph.

Asks for any information of well-marked sexual differences in snakes, batrachians, or lizards. The rattlesnakes at the Zoological Garden differ considerably in colour.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  7 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5710

From A. C. L. G. Günther   19 December 1867

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Summary

Sexual differences in reptiles, especially Indian [see A. Günther, The reptiles of British India (1864)].

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1867
Classmark:  DAR 82: B72–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5733

From A. C. L. G. Günther   [late December 1867 or early January 1868]

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Summary

The Cyprinodontidae family of fishes exhibits sexual differences as remarkable as any in reptiles or birds [Descent 2: 7, 9–10].

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Dec 1867 – early Jan 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 82: B75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5734

To A. C. L. G. Günther 21 December [1867]

Summary

Thanks AG for information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  21 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (339)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5735

To Albert Günther   23 March [1868]

Summary

Asks AG for details of variation in patterning of the banded snake.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  23 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6043

From Albert Günther   13 May 1868

Summary

Sends proofs of his fish paper.

Will observe modification of colour in fish.

Is studying the development of the axolotl.

Encloses notes in reply to CD’s queries on fishes.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 242a, DAR 82: B23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6170
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