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To Ernst Haeckel   15 January [1876]

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Thanks EH for Arabische Korallen [1876].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  15 Jan [1876]
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1:1-52/ 36 [9889])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10358

From T. B. Blow   15 January 1876

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Reports on the tendency of the normally fruitless Convolvulus arvensis, to form fruit when roots are cut and plant is in danger of dying.

Author:  Thomas Bates Blow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10359

From H. B. Smyth   15 January 1876

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Reports an observation on his child’s behaviour;

claims to have captured two moths of different species in the act of copulating with each other.

Author:  Henry Beardmore Smyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 177: 204
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10360
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Scientific Networks

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Friendship|Mentors|Class|Gender In its broadest sense, a scientific network is a set of connections between people, places, and things that channel the communication of knowledge, and that substantially determine both its intellectual form and content,…

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  • … young, especially ladies, to study nature. Letter 115 — Darwin, C. R. to Darwin, S. E., …

Search tips

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In this section: The three basic searches Using filters to refine search Using facets to refine search results What is (and isn’t) in here? How do I… …Find all letters exchanged with a particular correspondent? …Find letters written by…

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  • … marks to limit strings.  For example to search for 115: 23 in the Darwin Archive, using the …

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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  • … in the hands of hoodwinking traitors and thieves.  115   [But] Lincoln is a trump, a second …
  • … 114 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 18 FEBRUARY 1861 115 A GRAY TO CHARLES WRIGHT, 17 APRIL 1862 …

The "wicked book": Origin at 157

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Origin is 157 years old.  (Probably) the most famous book in science was published on 24 November 1859.  To celebrate we have uploaded hundreds of new images of letters, bringing the total number you can look at here to over 9000 representing more than…

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  • … Origin is 157 years old.  (Probably) the most famous book in science was published on 24 …

Cambridge

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Preparation and specimens

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  • … Letters about leaving Cambridge, preparing for the voyage, sending specimens, and news from Darwin …

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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  • … de Paris ]— } Linn. Annales & Mag of Nat. Hist. 115  [ Annals and Magazine of Natural …
  • … ‘X’ in brown crayon and ‘O’ in pencil. 115  CD marked this entry with ‘X’ in brown …
  • … Geographical Society of London . London. 1832–. [Vols. 1–15, 17–24 in Darwin Library.]  119: 1a …

Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, by John Clunies Ross. Transcription by Katharine Anderson

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[f.146r Title page] Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle Supplement / to the 2nd 3rd and Appendix Volumes of the First / Edition Written / for and in the name of the Author of those / Volumes By J.C. Ross. / Sometime Master of a…

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  • … I however repeat, merely from hearsay but [ f.206r p. 115 ] which in this instance – may …

Darwin in letters, 1864: Failing health

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On receiving a photograph from Charles Darwin, the American botanist Asa Gray wrote on 11 July 1864: ‘the venerable beard gives the look of your having suffered, and … of having grown older’.  Because of poor health, Because of poor health, Darwin…

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  • … in  L. nissolia . Darwin wrote (‘Climbing plants’, p. 115): ‘If it be true that species become …

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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  • … 16 may 1902 Coevorden 115 Kniphorst G. Phil.nat …

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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  • 115 Kniphorst G. Phil.nat.cand.   …

Introduction to the Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle

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'a humble toadyish follower…': Not all pictures of Darwin during the Beagle voyage are flattering.  Published here for the first time is a complete transcript of a satirical account of the Beagle’s brief visit in 1836 to the Cocos Keeling islands…

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