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List of correspondents

Summary

Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. …
  • … (1) Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte …
  • … Dareste, Camille (9) Darwin family (1) …
  • … Geach, F. F. (3) Geddes, Patrick (3) …
  • … Nicholson, Hunter (1) Nicol, Patrick (1) …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

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 April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to
  • … (DAR 119) opens with five pages of text copied from Notebook C and carries on through 1851; the
  • used these notebooks extensively in dating and annotating Darwins letters; the full transcript
  • … *128). For clarity, the transcript does not record Darwins alterations. The spelling and
  • book had been consulted. Those cases where it appears that Darwin made a genuine deletion have been
  • a few instances, primarily in theBooks Readsections, Darwin recorded that a work had been
  • of the books listed in the other two notebooks. Sometimes Darwin recorded that an abstract of the
  • own. Soon after beginning his first reading notebook, Darwin began to separate the scientific
  • the second reading notebook. Readers primarily interested in Darwins scientific reading, therefore, …
  • to be Read [DAR *119: Inside Front Cover] C. Darwin June 1 st . 1838
  • … [DAR *119: 2v.] Whites regular gradation in man [C. White 1799] Lindleys
  • 8 vo  p 181 [Latreille 1819]. see p. 17 Note Book C. for reference to authors about E. Indian
  • in brutes Blackwood June 1838 [J. F. Ferrie 1838]. H. C. Watson on Geog. distrib: of Brit: …
  • Wiegman has pub. German pamphlet on crossing oats &c [Wiegmann 1828] Horticultural
  • … [Fellows 1839] Catherine 48 Life of Collins R.A. [Collins 1848] Phases of Faith
  • P. Mathhew on Naval Timber & Arboriculture [Matthew 1831] Bull. Bot. Soc. de France [ …
  • … … with additional notes and   an appendix, by James Patrick Muirhead . London. [Other eds.]  …
  • on the botany of Terra Australis. Appendix 3 of Flinders, Matthew, A voyage to Terra Australis . 2
  • 1848Memoirs of the life of William   Collins, Esq., R.A.  2 vols. London.  *119: 23; 119: …
  • by Richard Owen.  Vol. 4 of  The works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with notes . Edited by James F. …
  • Robert. 1843Memoirs of the life of John   Constable, R.A., composed chiefly of his letters. …
  • illustrations . Edinburgh.  *128: 155 Lewis, Matthew Gregory. 1834Journal of a West
  • … . 61 vols. Paris. 181645.  *119: 13v. Matthew, Patrick. 1831On naval timber and   …
  • Library.]  *128: 149 Napier, William Francis Patrick. 182840History of the war   in
  • eds.]  *119: 23; 128: 5 Napier, William Francis Patrick. 1857The life and opinions of
  • …  2: 29122.  *119: 10v.; 119: 19a Neill, Patrick. 1808. Horticulture. In  Edinburgh   …
  • History Society  3: 20719119: 6a [Neill, Patrick, Hay, John, and Macdonald, James]. …
  • Peacock, George. 1855Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S.  London.  *128: 172; 128: 21

Books on the Beagle

Summary

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

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  • from the unpublished zoological and geological notes in the Darwin Archive (DAR 2938), a brief
  • is of four kinds: There are volumes now in the Darwin Library in Cambridge that contain
  • notes made by CD during the voyage. They are in the Darwin Archive in the Cambridge University
  • and symbols are used: DAR  —  Darwin Archive CUL  —  Cambridge University
  • … , conveys the following information: CDs copy, now in Darwin LibaryCUL, was used on board. The
  • 1 of volume 32 of CDs geological diary (DAR 32.1) in the Darwin Archive. The copy in the Darwin
  • … . 2 vols. Strasbourg, 1819. (Inscription in vol. 1: ‘C. Darwin HMS Beagle’; DAR 32.1: 61). Darwin
  • 26, 27, 28 . London, 1831. (DAR 31.1: 276v.; 33: 253v.). Darwin LibraryCUL, 1832 Philadelphia
  • Zoologie . Paris, 181630. (DAR 30.1: 6, 12v.). Darwin LibraryCUL. § Blainville, Henri
  • 2 vols. Paris, 1828. (Inscription in vol. 2: ‘Charles Darwin Rio Plata Aug 7 th . 1832’). Darwin
  • … (Letter from J. S. Henslow, 1521 January [1833]). Darwin LibraryCUL. § Bougainville, Louis
  • Charles Whitley, 23 July 1834). ‘Philosophical tracts’, Darwin LibraryCUL. §  British
  • 2635. (DAR 35.2: 396). ‘Philosophical tracts’, Darwin LibraryCUL ††. ‡ Buch, Leopold von.  …
  • … . . . by Robert Jameson.  London, 1813. (DAR 30.2: 154). Darwin LibraryCUL. Bulkeley, John
  • 18224. ( Voyage , p. 182Red notebook , p. 86). Darwin LibraryDown †. Byron, George
  • ofEngland and Wales.  Pt 1. London, 1822. (DAR 35.1: 317). Darwin LibraryDown. Cook, James. …
  • 1831. (DAR 32.1: 53). Desaulses de Freycinet, L. Csee  Freycinet, L. C. Desaulses de
  • la corvette . . .La Coquille 18225. Zoologie  par MM. [R. P.] Lesson et [P.] Garnot. 2 vols., …
  • October 1833). Darwin LibraryCUL ††. Flinders, MatthewA voyage to Terra Australis. 2
  • … (Inscriptions: vol. 1 (1830), ‘Given me by Capt. F.R C. Darwin’; vol.2 (1832), ‘Charles Darwin M: …
  • S. Henslow, 24 July7 November 1834). ‡ Syme, PatrickWerners nomenclature of colours
  • concerning a future state . . . by a country pastor [R. W.].  London, 1829. (Letter from Caroline