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From George Maw   9 January 1869

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Planning to visit Gibraltar and Morocco. Is there anything he can do for CD?

Author:  George Maw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6547
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Natural Science and Femininity

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Discussion Questions|Letters A conflation of masculine intellect and feminine thoughts, habits and feelings, male naturalists like Darwin inhabited an uncertain gendered identity. Working from the private domestic comfort of their homes and exercising…

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  • … Letters Letter 109 - Wedgwood, J. to Darwin, R. W., [31 August 1831] Darwin …

Dramatisation script

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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … opposite conclusions can be proved true?! 109   I must tell you what has pleased me …
  • … 108  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 3 JULY 1860 109  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 …

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Darwin's father's objections to the voyage

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  • … Letters from the Wedgwood residence, including Darwin persuading his father to let him go on the …

The Voyage of the Beagle

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It was a letter from his friend and former teacher, John Stevens Henslow, that brought the 22-year-old Charles Darwin news of the offer of a place on board the Admiralty surveying vessel, HMS Beagle, on a voyage to chart the coast of South America. It took…

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  • … Capt. F. wants a man (I understand) more as a companion than a mere collector & would not take …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … & Pal. Foss. of Devon. on function of Distinctiveness 109  [J. Phillips and Salter 1846]. …
  • …  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil. 109  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil …

Darwin’s hothouse and lists of hothouse plants

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Towards the end of 1862, Darwin resolved to build a small hothouse at Down House, for ‘experimental purposes’ (see Correspondence vol. 10, letter to J. D. Hooker, 24 December [1862], and volume 10, letter to Thomas Rivers, 15 January 1863). The decision…

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  • … to William Erasmus Darwin, [22 February 1863] in DAR 210.6: 109). There were other teething problems …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

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In May 1865 a dispute arose between John Lubbock and Charles Lyell when Lubbock, in his book Prehistoric times, accused Lyell of plagiarism. The dispute caused great dismay among many of their mutual scientific friends, some of whom took immediate action…

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  • … H. Huxley, 6 June 1865 (Imperial College, Huxley papers 3: 109). 29. Letters from Charles …
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