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From Mary Jung   7 January 1879

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Young Austrian woman asks for CD’s autograph.

Author:  Mary Jung
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 168: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11821
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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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  • … believe in design…. But this is childish writing.  107   I am conscious that I am in an utterly …
  • … 106 C DARWIN TO A GRAY, SEPTEMBER 1860 107 C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 26 NOVEMBER 1860 …

Darwin & the Geological Society

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The science of geology in the early nineteenth century was a relatively new enterprise forged from the merging of several distinct traditions of inquiry, from mineralogy and the very practical business of mining, to theories of the earth’s origin and the…

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  • … The science of geology in the early nineteenth century was a relatively new enterprise forged from …

The Mount, Shrewsbury

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Letters from home

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  • … Darwin writes in preparation for the voyage, and his father and sisters write with news from home …

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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  • … Sports [Williamson 1807] recommended by Blyth in Review 107 M. de Castelnau, Cattle in …
  • …  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil. 107  CD marked this entry “[SYMBOL]” in …

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. During…

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

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • … Leeuwarden 1920   107 Julius Dr. V.A. (Victor …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them.   …

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  • 107 Julius Dr. V.A. (Victor August) Lecturer on Physics …

Origin: the lost changes for the second German edition

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Darwin sent a list of changes made uniquely to the second German edition of Origin to its translator, Heinrich Georg Bronn.  That lost list is recreated here.

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  • … of the original sentence appears in Origin 4th ed., p. 107. 16.  pp. 160–1. This passage …

Books on the Beagle

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The Beagle was a sort of floating library.  Find out what Darwin and his shipmates read here.

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  • … John.  Paradise lost.  ( ’Beagle’ diary , p. 107; letter to J. S. Henslow, 24 November 1832). …
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