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From Arnold Dodel   6 July 1875


Thanks CD for a copy of Insectivorous plants.

Describes experiment on Drosera carried out with his pupils.

Describes reception of the book at the University of Zurich.

Comments on Nägeli’s concept of a "morphological species".

Expresses belief in importance of natural selection.

Mentions his forthcoming publication ["Ulothrix zonata", Jahrb. f. wiss. Bot. 10 (1876): 417–550].

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 162: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10045

From Arnold Dodel-Port   3 July 1877


Sends CD lithograph plates as examples of a book he hopes to publish.

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 162: 196
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11032

From Arnold Dodel-Port   12 June 1878


Comments on publication of his Atlas der Botanik [1878]. Discusses possible English edition. Draws CD’s attention to plates of Drosera in Atlas. Mentions contribution offered by Hermann Müller, and support by German professors of botany.

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1878
Classmark:  DAR 162: 197
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11552

From Arnold Dodel-Port   18 June 1878


Comments on positive response to publication [of Atlas]. CD’s approval will help make an English edition possible. Rejects suggestion that CD should subscribe.

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1878
Classmark:  DAR 162: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11558

From Arnold Dodel   13 December 1874


Describes his university lectures on evolution and their publication in a book [Die neuere Schöpfungsgeschichte (1875)].

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 194
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9756

From Arnold and Carolina Dodel-Port   8 December 1880


Have received Movement in plants. It will interest not only botanists but zoologists and biologists.

Ten years ago AD-P encountered great opposition when he started teaching Darwinism at Zurich. Now all except old Oswald Heer call themselves Darwinists.

Author:  Arnold Dodel-Port; Carolina Dodel-Port
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 162: 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12898
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