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To John Tyndall   14 February 1879

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Has been asked to contribute to W. K. Clifford memorial fund. Asks JT’s advice on how much the committee hopes to raise. Would like to give handsomely but feels bound "with such a lot of children, not to be extravagant".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  14 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 30 (EH 88205968)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11882

From Hermann Müller   14 February 1879

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HM’s teaching methods and his ideas are under attack in Germany along with the works of Ernst Krause.

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 313
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11883
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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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  • … small Bible from Gray’s desk. JANE GRAY:   214   Every tree is known by his own …

The Mount, Shrewsbury

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Letters from home

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  • … Darwin writes in preparation for the voyage, and his father and sisters write with news from home …

Dates of composition of Darwin's manuscript on species

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Many of the dates of letters in 1856 and 1857 were based on or confirmed by reference to Darwin’s manuscript on species (DAR 8--15.1, inclusive; transcribed and published as Natural selection). This manuscript, begun in May 1856, was nearly completed by…

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  • … On natural selection (DAR 10.2; Natural selection , pp. 214--74) …

Darwin in letters, 1847-1850: Microscopes and barnacles

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Darwin's study of barnacles, begun in 1844, took him eight years to complete. The correspondence reveals how his interest in a species found during the Beagle voyage developed into an investigation of the comparative anatomy of other cirripedes and…

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  • … plants from monoecious forms (Living Cirripedia (1851): 214; (1854): 29, 528 n.) and, at another …

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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  • … his omission was ‘unintentional’ ([Lubbock] 1863b, p. 214). 12. Letter from Hugh Falconer …

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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  • …         214 Witte H. …

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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  • …         214 Witte H. …

Darwin’s study of the Cirripedia

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Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems for historians. Coming between his transmutation notebooks and the Origin of species, it has frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet…

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  • … to the analogy with plants in Living Cirripedia (1851): 214: ‘Although the existence of …