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From Albert 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

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

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: 235
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3605

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

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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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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

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

From Albert Günther   [c. 23 March 1868?]

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Note on sexual differences in Monacanthus.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 23 Mar 1868?]
Classmark:  DAR 82.2: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6531

DCP-LETT-6875

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 82: B23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6875

From Albert Günther   23 September 1869

Summary

Mr Ford is attending to CD’s drawings [for Descent].

Death of AG’s wife.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 243
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6906

From Albert Günther   [before 27 September 1869]

Summary

Replies to CD’s queries on sexual habits and differences in fish and lizards.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 27 Sept 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 82: B16–20; DAR 84.2: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6911

From Albert Günther   [after 13 January 1870]

Summary

Is glad CD likes the proofs; looks forward to the appearance of his work.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 13 Jan 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 244
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7078

From Albert Günther   [c. 9 April 1870]

Summary

CD should soon receive woodcuts.

R. A. v. Kölliker would much like to visit CD.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 9 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 242b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7144

From Albert Günther   12 April 1870

Summary

Arranges to come to Down with R. A. v. Kölliker.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 245
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7164

DCP-LETT-7979

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7979

From Albert Günther   1 October 1871

Summary

Sorry to hear of CD’s poor health.

Is hard at work examining Ceratodus.

Encloses discussion of Mus species with functionally prehensile tails.

Encloses argument against freshwater fish entering the sea.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 165: 246; DAR 205.3: 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7980

From Albert Günther   10 May 1872

Summary

Wants CD’s support for his application for post of Assistant Keeper in Zoological Department of British Museum.

Death of G. R. Gray.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 247
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8315

From Albert Günther   13 May 1872

Summary

Thanks for CD’s testimonial.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8323

From Albert Günther   14 May 1872

Summary

AG’s application for an appointment to Assistant Keeper at the British Museum.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 249
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8329

From Albert Günther   17 May 1872

Summary

O. Salvin will not be applying for the same post as AG.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 250
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8337

From Albert Günther   21 May 1872

Summary

Believes many of the species and even genera of the fish family Labyrinthici are products of domestication.

Events at the British Museum.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8344
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