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From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [20 January 1879]

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H. N. Moseley says [in "Notes on plants collected and observed at the Admiralty Islands", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 15 (1877): 77] pigeons eject seeds in fit state for germination. He regards pigeons as providing most efficient means of transport in Malayan Archipelago.

CD’s collected notes on geographical distribution would make a good book.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Jan 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 260
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10341

To Raphael Meldola   20 January 1879

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Sends the Fritz Müller article from Kosmos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  20 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11836

To H. N. Moseley   20 January 1879

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Thanks for HNM’s [Notes by a naturalist on the "Challenger" (1879)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Date:  20 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Christie’s, London (dealers) (online 31 October – 8 November 2018, lot 11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11837
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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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  • … in an alphabetical listing of books read. This notebook (DAR 120) is a catalogue, arranged …
  • … 1851 M. Edwards. Introduction Zoolog. Generales 1851 120  [Milne-Edwards 1851]. …

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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  • … I ought to stick to Orchids. GRAY:   120   I am no abolitionist, but if the rebels …
  • … 119  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

George Robert Waterhouse

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George Waterhouse was born on 6 March 1810 in Somers Town, North London. His father was a solicitor’s clerk and an amateur lepidopterist. George was educated from 1821-24 at Koekelberg near Brussels. On his return he worked for a time as an apprentice to…

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  • … at the museum of the Zoological Society of London, earning £120 per year. In 1838, Waterhouse …

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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  • … 13 oktober 1879 Groningen 120 Koster Dr W. (Willem) …

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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  • 120 Koster Dr W. (Willem) Professor of Amsterdam at …

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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  • … Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London  120 (1830): 399–414. ( Red notebook , …
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