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From Ernst Haeckel   28 January 1866

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Discusses exchange of photographs with German scientists.

Comments on attitudes of German scientists toward CD’s theory.

Names several scientists who exchanged photographs: Braun, Virchow, Leydig, and Dohrn.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4985

From Friedrich Rolle   28 January 1866

Summary

Last fascicles of FR’s book Der Mensch [1866] being sent.

Finds roots of human race in Negroes of Africa, Bushmen of South Africa and New Guinea, and short-headed peoples of south Asia.

Has translated natural selection as natürliche Auslese.

Ludwig Rütimeyer active in developing the descent of mammals.

Author:  Friedrich Rolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1866
Classmark:  DAR 176: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4986
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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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  • … from Notebook C and carries on through 1851; the second (DAR 128) continues the list from 1852 to …
  • … manuscript number being preceded by an asterisk (*119 and *128). For clarity, the transcript …
  • … the ‘a’ pages of DAR 119, the odd-numbered pages of DAR *128, and the even-numbered pages of DAR 128
  • … skimmed Books to be Read, 1852–60 [DAR *128: Cover] Books to be Read …
  • … Thiere. 1848 [K. T. E. von Siebold 1850].— [DAR *128: 180] Life of L d . Jeffrey …
  • … Lady Sale Affganihtan (?) [Sale 1843] [DAR *128: 179] Lecoq. most important paper …
  • … which Hooker has & lent to Henslow Huxley [DAR *128: 178] Sir G. Stephens …
  • … Sir W. Notts life [W. Nott 1854] read [DAR *128: 177] Types of Mankind (Essays) …
  • … in Braun Rejuvenescence [Braun 1853] p. 317 [DAR *128: 176] Moores Life of …
  • … Watt’s Life [Arago 1839] —read } [DAR *128: 175] Stephens Illustration of British …
  • … Lloyd 1854]. praised in Zoologist— (read) [DAR *128: 173] Introduction to Forbes …
  • … for Pigeons.  In Royal . (read)   [DAR *128: 172] D r . Young’s Life by …
  • … Oregon Bon. Price [Coke 1852] (amusing) read [DAR *128: 171] Pagets Travels in …
  • … 3 & 6 read) Begin with 2 d series.— 97 [DAR *128: 169] Wahlenberg Flora …
  • … Fruitier [Decaisne 1858–75]. (Pears.) [DAR *128: 167] Revue Horticol Imp. 1852. p. …
  • … at Cullifords 22 Southampton St; Strand [DAR *128: 165] D r . Badham “Ancient …
  • … Journal: [Morton 1850a, 1850b, 1851a, 1851b] [DAR *128: 163] Boucher de Perthes. …
  • … [Selys-Longchamps 1844].— 105 [DAR *128: 161] Bells British Quadrupeds [T. Bell …
  • … Thumberg Travels in Japan [Thunberg 1795] [DAR *128: 160] Mansfield’s Paraguay …
  • … E. Gray 1843–52]. Much on Horses & Hybrids [DAR *128: 157] Yarrells Birds …
  • … Ava [Yule 1858] (Innes) Hairy woman— (Read) [DAR *128: 155] Lewis sea-side Book …
  • … Legumes [?Vilmorin-Andrieux 1851–7] 110 [DAR *128: 154] Passionate Pilgrim …
  • … Arctic Voyage [Macclintock 1859] [DAR *128: 153] 1860 Owen in Trans. …
  • … Gentleman's Companion) ] for few last years. [DAR *128: 152] Bennetts …
  • … Woman in White [Collins 1860] } Hensleigh [DAR *128: 151] Samuelson & Hicks …
  • …   Cherbuliez . 4 fr. 50 c. [Goethe 1837] [DAR *128: 150] Heers Flora Helvetica …
  • … see my Index. how many vols. I have read.— [DAR *128: 149] Murray Geograph. …

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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  • … George, he took me for a sympathizer! GRAY:   128   It is the old question of …
  • … 127  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 19 JAN 1862 128  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 18 FEBRUARY 1862 …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

Life of Erasmus Darwin

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The Life of Erasmus Darwin (1879) was a curious departure for Darwin. It was intended as a biographical note to accompany an essay on Erasmus's scientific work by the German writer Ernst Krause. But Darwin became immersed in his grandfather's…

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  • … in his grandfather's life, and the notice swelled to 128 pages, substantially longer than …

The Darwin and Human Nature film series

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We chose four films to cover a broad chronology from the early 19th to the early 20th century; and a range of themes, including teaching Darwinism, slavery and race, degeneration in Victorian society, the boundaries between normal and abnormal in the…

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  • … Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly.  USA 1960. 128 mins, b/w. Wednesday 24 October …

Darwin in letters, 1861: Gaining allies

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The year 1861 marked an important change in the direction of Darwin’s work. He had weathered the storm that followed the publication of Origin, and felt cautiously optimistic about the ultimate acceptance of his ideas. The letters from this year provide an…

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  • … , he had before thought were ‘unmeaning variability’ (p. 128). Darwin often expressed how much more …

Darwin in letters, 1862: A multiplicity of experiments

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1862 was a particularly productive year for Darwin. This was not only the case in his published output (two botanical papers and a book on the pollination mechanisms of orchids), but more particularly in the extent and breadth of the botanical experiments…

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  • … a case of unmeaning variability’ ( Autobiography ,p. 128). However, having made out the  Primula …

Books on the Beagle

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

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  • … annotations by CD and Wickham, see  Voyage , p. 128 n.). CUL, Adv.b.79.18 †. * Aubuisson de …

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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  • … Amsterdam     128 Lorié J. Phil.nat.cand …

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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  • …       128 Lorié J. Phil.nat.cand. …