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From E. A. Darwin   [10 January 1825]

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Saw a mineral salesman, but he had nothing CD does not already have.

EAD has a piece of petrified sponge and some curious coal that John Price pulled out of his fire.

Griffith’s Animal kingdom [Georges Cuvier, The animal kingdom … with additional descriptions of species by Edward Griffith (1827–35)] just being published. He is sure CD would like it.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9
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Insectivorous plants

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Darwin’s work on insectivorous plants began by accident. While on holiday in the summer of 1860, staying with his wife’s relatives in Hartfield, Sussex, he went for long walks on the heathland and became curious about the large number of insects caught by…

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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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  • … going to let Darwin off the hook. GRAY:   110   [You have] not brought forward [any …
  • … 109  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 110 QUOTED IN  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 17 FEBRUARY …

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Darwin's father's objections to the voyage

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  • … Letters from the Wedgwood residence, including Darwin persuading his father to let him go on the …

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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  • … illustrated work on Legumes [?Vilmorin-Andrieux 1851–7] 110 [DAR *128: 154] …
  • …  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil. 110  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil …

Capturing Darwin’s voice: audio of selected letters

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On a sunny Wednesday in June 2011 in a makeshift recording studio somewhere in Cambridge, we were very pleased to welcome Terry Molloy back to the Darwin Correspondence Project for a special recording session. Terry, known for his portrayal of Davros in Dr…

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  • … On a sunny Wednesday in June 2011 in a makeshift recording studio somewhere in Cambridge, we were …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

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In May 1865 a dispute arose between John Lubbock and Charles Lyell when Lubbock, in his book Prehistoric times, accused Lyell of plagiarism. The dispute caused great dismay among many of their mutual scientific friends, some of whom took immediate action…

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  • … H. Huxley, 7 June 1865, Imperial College, Huxley papers 6: 110). For more on the X-club, see Barton …

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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  • … 28 august 1896 Apeldoorn 110 Kerbert C. Zn. (Coenraad) …

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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  • … large collection of shell of his own.  110 Kerbert C. Zn. …

Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, by John Clunies Ross. Transcription by Katharine Anderson

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[f.146r Title page] Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle Supplement / to the 2nd 3rd and Appendix Volumes of the First / Edition Written / for and in the name of the Author of those / Volumes By J.C. Ross. / Sometime Master of a…

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  • … of Capricorn and from N.E. n Australia to about 120˚ to 110˚ West Longitude in considerable …