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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,…

Matches: 10 hits

  • … Airy, Hubert (27) Aitchison, William (2) …
  • … Baird, S. F. (1) Baird, William (1) …
  • … Baxter, W. W. (36) Baxter, William (7) …
  • … Bennett, A. W. (21) Bennett, William (2) …
  • … Blanche (2) Blenkiron, William, Jr (1) …
  • … Bowles, W. B. (2) Bowman, William (29) …
  • … Frank (17) Buckland, William (6) …
  • … Clephan, T. R. (1) Clift, William (1) …
  • … Coldstream, John (2) Cole, William (3) …
  • … Wheler, E. A. (9) Whewell, William (8) …

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…

Matches: 25 hits

  • the University of Cambridge. These works, catalogued by H. W. Rutherford ( Catalogue of the library
  • … [A. von Humboldt 1811] Richardsons Fauna Borealis [J. Richardson 182937] …
  • Prichard; a 3 d . vol [Prichard 183647] Lawrence [W. Lawrence 1819] read Bory S t
  • 1822] Falconers remark on the influence of climate [W. Falconer 1781] [DAR *119: 2v. …
  • Paper on consciousness in brutes Blackwood June 1838 [J. F. Ferrie 1838]. H. C. Watson on
  • … [Dampier 1697] Sportsmans repository 4 to . [W. H. Scott 1820]— contains much on dogs
  • Read M r  Bennetts & other Edit. by Hon. & Rev. W. Herbert.— notes to White Nat. Hist of
  • what have they written.? “Hunt” [J. Hunt 1806] p. 290
  • … [DAR *119: 8v.] A history of British Birds by W. Macgillivray [W. Macgillivray 183752].— I
  • chiefly on distribution of forms said to be Poor Sir. J. Edwards Botanical Tour [?J. E. Smith
  • June /41/ [Herschel 1841] I see I  must   study  Whewell on Philosophy of Science [Whewell 1840] …
  • 119: 4a] Lessings Laocoon [Lessing 1836] Whewell inductive History [Whewell 1837] …
  • 1807] 24 th   Well  Skimmed (for second time) Whewells Bridgewater Treatise [Whewell
  • Fossorial Hymenop. [Shuckard 1837] d[itt]o —— Hamilton on the Dog [C. H. Smith 183940] 2 d
  • 1841]. 2 d . vols. —— 30 th . Smollets William & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— …
  • M rs . Meredith. N.S. Wales [Twamley 1844] —— Whewell on Education [Whewell 184552]. …
  • … [DAR *128: 149] Murray Geograph. Distrib. Price William & Norgate 2126 [A. Murray
  • …  Hinds Solar System [Hind 1852] April 20 th  William Humboldts letters [K. W. von Humboldt
  • 1853] (curious) Williams Missionary in T. del Fuego [Hamilton 1854] March 28 th . …
  • 7  Probably a reference to the private library of William Jackson Hooker and his son, Joseph
  • In February 1882, however, after reading the introduction to William Ogles translation of Aristotle
  • Notebooks ). 19  According to the  DNB , William Herbert provided notes for both
  • …   with portions of his correspondence . Edited by John Hamilton Thom. 3 vols. London119: 15b
  • London. [Other eds.]  *119: 8v.; 119: 8a, 13a Hamilton, James. 1854A memoir of Richard
  • … [Darwin Library.]  119: 22a Smith, Charles Hamilton. 183940The natural history of   …