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From W. E. Darwin 16 January [1882]

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Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan [1882]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 106)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13619F
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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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  • … back, quietly if they will, forcibly if they must.   116   So, you may expect to hear of …
  • … 115 A GRAY TO CHARLES WRIGHT, 17 APRIL 1862 116 A GRAY TO RW CHURCH 7 MAY 1861 …

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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  • … Magazine of Natural History ] Annales des Sc. Nat. 116  [ Annales des Sciences Naturelles …
  • … marked this entry with ‘X’ in brown crayon. 116  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in …
  • …   including the Cetacea . London. [Abstract in DAR 71: 116–24.]  *128: 161 Bellamy, John …
  • … and supplement . London. [Darwin Library. Abstract in DAR 116.]  *119: 4v.; 119: 4a …
  • …  (1766).) Leipzig. [Darwin Library. Abstract in DAR 116.]  *119: 15v. Kölreuter, Joseph …
  • … Petropolitanae  Pt 1, pp. 219–24. [Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 10a ——. 1778b. Digitales …
  • … Petropolitanae  Pt 1, pp. 249–70. [Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 10a ——. 1781b. Daturae …
  • … Petropolitanae  Pt 2, pp. 303–13. [Abstract in DAR 116.] 119: 10a ——. 1782a. Digitales …
  • … et d’Histoire Naturelle  21: 285–306. [Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 10a ——. 1782b.  …
  • … Petropolitanae  Pt 2, pp. 251–88. [Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 10a ——. 1783. Lobélies …
  • … et d’Histoire Naturelle  23: 100–5. [Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 10a Kotzebue, Otto von. …
  • …  2 vols. Louvain. [Darwin Library. Abstract in DAR 116.]  119: 19a Montagu, Basil. 1805.  …

Tremadoc, Wales

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Pre-Beagle geology field trip

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  • … Cambridge professor Adam Sedgwick describes the continuation of the geology field trip in North …

Darwin’s Photographic Portraits

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Darwin was a photography enthusiast. This is evident not only in his use of photography for the study of Expression and Emotions in Man and Animal, but can be witnessed in his many photographic portraits and in the extensive portrait correspondence that…

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  • … Darwin was a photography enthusiast. This is evident not only in his use of photography for the …

Darwin in letters,1866: Survival of the fittest

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The year 1866 began well for Charles Darwin, as his health, after several years of illness, was now considerably improved. In February, Darwin received a request from his publisher, John Murray, for a new edition of  Origin. Darwin got the fourth…

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  • … The year 1866 began well for Charles Darwin, as his health, after several years of illness, was …

Darwin’s introduction to geology

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Darwin collected minerals as a child and was introduced to the science of geology at the University of Edinburgh, but he only became actively interested in the subject as he was completing his degree at Cambridge.

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  • … Darwin collected minerals as a child and was introduced to the science of geology during his …

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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  • … Lyell, 11 June 1865, Imperial College, Huxley papers 6: 116). 34. C. Lyell 1865. …