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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,…

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  • … Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. …
  • … Airy, Hubert (27) Aitchison, William (2) …
  • … Baird, S. F. (1) Baird, William (1) …
  • … A. D. (15) Bartlett, Edward (6) …
  • … Baxter, W. W. (36) Baxter, William (7) …
  • … Bennett, A. W. (21) Bennett, William (2) …
  • … (1) Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte …
  • … Blanche (2) Blenkiron, William, Jr (1) …
  • … Blyth, E. K. (1) Blyth, Edward (64) …
  • … Bowles, W. B. (2) Bowman, William (29) …
  • … Thomas (2) Bradford, Edward (1) …
  • … Carden, Robert (1) Cardwell, Edward (4) …
  • … Crawte, G. F. (1) Cresy, Edward (1) …
  • … Dareste, Camille (9) Darwin family (1) …
  • … 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…

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  • In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to
  • … (DAR 119) opens with five pages of text copied from Notebook C and carries on through 1851; the
  • used these notebooks extensively in dating and annotating Darwins letters; the full transcript
  • … *128). For clarity, the transcript does not record Darwins alterations. The spelling and
  • book had been consulted. Those cases where it appears that Darwin made a genuine deletion have been
  • to be Read [DAR *119: Inside Front Cover] C. Darwin June 1 st . 1838
  • … [DAR *119: 2v.] Whites regular gradation in man [C. White 1799] Lindleys
  • 8 vo  p 181 [Latreille 1819]. see p. 17 Note Book C. for reference to authors about E. Indian
  • … . [Knapp] 1838] Read Gleanings in Natural History. By Edward Jesse, Surveyor of Her Majestys
  • June /41/ [Herschel 1841] I see I  must   study  Whewell on Philosophy of Science [Whewell 1840] …
  • … [Fellows 1839] Catherine 48 Life of Collins R.A. [Collins 1848] Phases of Faith
  • 119: 4a] Lessings Laocoon [Lessing 1836] Whewell inductive History [Whewell 1837] …
  • travels in N. America [W. Bartram 1791] May 18 Stanley Familiar Hist. of Birds [E. Stanley
  • 1841]. 2 d . vols. —— 30 th . Smollets William & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— …
  • … [Ranke 1840] 30 th . Arnolds life 3 vols [A. P. Stanley 1844] Jan 5 th . L d . …
  • … [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
  • 7  Probably a reference to the private library of William Jackson Hooker and his son, Joseph
  • from these portfolios is in DAR 205, the letter from William Edward Shuckard to which CD refers has
  • 44  Probably Francis Boott. 45  Edward Forbes provided sketches and notes for the
  • London. [Other eds.]  *119: 15; 119: 22b Belcher, Edward. 1848Narrative of the voyage
  • 1848Memoirs of the life of William   Collins, Esq., R.A.  2 vols. London.  *119: 23; 119: …
  • by Richard Owen.  Vol. 4 of  The works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with notes . Edited by James F. …
  • Robert. 1843Memoirs of the life of John   Constable, R.A., composed chiefly of his letters. …
  • of   H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain O. Stanley   … during the years 184650
  • Peacock, George. 1855Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S.  London.  *128: 172; 128: 21