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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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  • … all forces are), therefore they are undirected…  101   Streams flowing over a sloping plain… …
  • … MONTHLY FOR JULY, AUGUST AND OCTOBER, 1860 101 GRAY’S ARTICLE IN THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, …

Canary Islands

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'Canary scheme'

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  • … Letters about preparing for an unrealised, research trip to the Canary Islands before Darwin was …

Before Origin: the ‘big book’

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Darwin began ‘sorting notes for Species Theory’ on 9 September 1854, the very day he concluded his eight-year study of barnacles (Darwin's Journal). He had long considered the question of species. In 1842, he outlined a theory of transmutation in a…

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  • … Darwin began ‘sorting notes for Species Theory’ on 9 September 1854, the very day he concluded his …

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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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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  • … anatomy of ornithoryhnchus & Ostrich 100 Fanny H. 101  recommends me to read …
  • … marked this entry with ‘X’ in brown crayon. 101  Fanny Hensleigh, i.e., Frances …

'An Appeal' against animal cruelty

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The four-page pamphlet transcribed below and entitled 'An Appeal', was composed jointly by Emma and Charles Darwin (see letter from Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox, [29 September 1863]). The pamphlet, which protested against the cruelty of steel vermin…

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  • … Classed account books (Down House MS)). In Descent 1: 101, he argued that sympathy for animals …

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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  • … 18 october 1930 Leiden  101 Slingsby van Hoven F.J.J. …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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List of people appearing in the photograph album Darwin received from scientific admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Hester Loeff for providing this list and for permission to make her research available.…

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  • … October 1930 Leiden    101 Slingsby van Hoven F …