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Eisenstein, Gotthold (1823–52)

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  • … Ferdinand Gotthold Max Eisenstein 1823–52 German mathematician. A protégé of Alexander von …

Hind, J. R. (1823–95)

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  • … John Russell Hind 1823–95 Astronomer. Junior assistant, magnetic division, Royal …

Heslop, T. P. (1823–85)

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  • … Thomas Pretious Heslop 1823–85 Physician. Born in Bermuda. MD, Edinburgh, 1848. Practised …

Evans, John (1823–1908)

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  • … John Evans 1823–1908 Archaeologist, numismatist, and paper manufacturer. Worked in his …

From Catherine Darwin   8 July 1841

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Describes the appearance and occurrence of imperfect flowers of "Hex.[?] Trigynia".

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 July 1841
Classmark:  DAR 109: A95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-603

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  • … Bibliography Donn, James. 1823. Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or an accented catalogue of …
  • … journal. A mistake for James Donn. Donn 1823  classifies Veratrum nigrum under Polygamia, …

From Catherine & Caroline Darwin   11 April [1826]

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Family and Shrewsbury news. Visits of relatives and friends.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton; Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr [1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-31

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  • … Bibliography Southey, Robert. 1823. History of the Peninsular War. Vol. 1. London. …
  • … Nathan Hubbersty. Southey 1823 , ch.  9, ‘The siege of Zaragoza’, pp.  398–424. John …

To Mr and Mrs C. W. Siemens   13 June 1881

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Regrets that CD’s health does not allow him to accept any invitations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles William Siemens; Anne Siemens
Date:  13 June 1881
Classmark:  Collection of letters to Sir Charles William Siemens 1823–1883. 1953. London: The English Electric Company Limited.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13203F

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  • … of letters to Sir Charles William Siemens 1823–1883 . 1953. London: The English Electric …

Cooper, J. D. (1823–1904)

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  • … James Davis Cooper 1823–1904 Wood-engraver. Established his own wood-engraving business in …

Crockford, John (1823–65)

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  • … John Crockford 1823–65 Publisher with offices at 346 Strand and 19 Wellington Street, …

Downes, W. J. (b. 1805)

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  • … and entered Worcester College, Oxford, in 1823. Alum. Oxon . Shrewsbury School register . …

Eck, F. A. (1806 or 1807–84)

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  • … Joined firm of Antony Gibbs and Sons, 1823. Sent to South America, 1825, eventually …

Ecklon, C. F. (1795–1868)

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  • … and apothecary. Collected in South Africa, 1823–8 and 1829–32, with Karl Ludwig Philipp …

Everest, George (1790–1866)

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  • … the trigonometrical survey of India, 1823–43. Knighted, 1861. FRS 1827. DNB . Bibliography …

Henslow, Harriet (1797–1857)

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  • … Jenyns. Married John Stevens Henslow in 1823. Burke’s landed gentry 1879. Bibliography …

Baird, S. F. (1823–87)

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  • … Spencer Fullerton Baird 1823–87 American zoologist and scientific administrator. Professor …

Jenner, Edward (1749–1823)

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  • … Edward Jenner 1749–1823 Surgeon. Pioneer of smallpox vaccination. DSB ODNB . Bibliography …

Koch, W. D. J. (1771–1849)

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  • … Carl Mertens. ADB DBE Koch and Mertens 1823–30. Bibliography ADB : Allgemeine deutsche …

Lehmann, Emil (1823–87)

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  • … Emil Lehmann 1823–87 German translator, journalist, and librarian. Studied at Kiel and …

Bartram, William (1739–1823)

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  • … William Bartram 1739–1823 American traveller and naturalist. Explored the south-eastern …

Owen, E. P. (1788–1863)

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  • … of Eyton-upon-the-Wildmoors, Shropshire, 1823–40. Son of Archdeacon Hugh Owen. Benezit …
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Darwin’s student booklist

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In October 1825 Charles Darwin and his older brother, Erasmus, went to study medicine in Edinburgh, where their father, Robert Waring Darwin, had trained as a doctor in the 1780’s. Erasmus had already graduated from Cambridge and was continuing his studies…

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  • … Provenance: DAR 271.1: 5 Notes 1 Franklin 1823. 8 Vo: octavo. 2 …
  • … bound with Abernethy 1819a, Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823. The volume has ‘Erasmus Darwin’ on …
  • … 1819a; CD perhaps refers to Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823 (see n. 3). 10 White 1826. …
  • … used in Lister 1826 for younger sons. 17 Henry 1823. Volume 2 is in the Darwin Library–CUL …
  • … Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Abernethy, John. 1823.  Introductory lectures, exhibiting some …
  • … of a residence and travels in Colombia, during the years 1823 and 1824 . 2 vols. London: H. Colburn …
  • … of Natural History  33: 202–13. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the shores …
  • … 21, and 22 . London: John Murray. Henry, William. 1823.  The elements of experimental …

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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  • … has various coloured maps by Copenhagen Botanists [?Schouw 1823] of range of plants. 13 …
  • … Flanders & Holland in 1817 [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald 1823] These three last books quoted in …
  • … Geneva— Mem. de la Soc. Genev. Tom II p. 29 [L. A. Necker 1823] read Lindleys Horticulture …
  • … 15 th ) 13 th . Minor poems of Milton [Milton 1823] & first 2 d 71  vol of …
  • … Tour by Deput. Caledon. Soc [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald] 1823] Ref at end Godwins answer to …
  • … 20 Franklins Narrative 1 st  Expedition [Franklin 1823] Oct 4 Drinkwater Siege of Gibraltar …
  • … 12 th  Necker. Mem. les Oiseaux de Geneve [L. A. Necker 1823] —— Owen on pearly Nautilus [R …
  • … [Sévigné 1801] Quentin Durward [W. Scott] 1823]. Veronica [Zschokke 1845b]. G. Gurney [Hook] …
  • … Physique, de Chimie, et de l’Histoire Naturelle  (1794–1823). 71  CD wrote “1 st ” …
  • … Majesté, La   Coquille, pendant les années   1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. …
  • … London. [Other eds.]  *119: 13v. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the …
  • … ——. 1830.  Neue Reise um die Welt, in den Jahren 1823 .   . . 1826 . 2 vols. Weimar.  119: 3a …
  • … . Paris. [Darwin Library.]  128: 4 Milton, John. 1823.  The minor poems of John Milton . …
  • … *119: 5v.; 119: 13b Necker, Louis Albert. 1823. Mémoire sur les oiseaux des  environs de …
  • … [Neill, Patrick, Hay, John, and Macdonald, James]. 1823.  Journal of a horticultural tour through …
  • … *128: 179; 128: 8 Schouw, Joakim Frederik. 1823.  Pflanzengeographische Atlas   zur …
  • …  London. [Other eds.]  119: 12b [——]. 1823.  Quentin Durward . 3 vols. London. [Other …
  • … Lamétherie and H. M. Ducrotay de Blainville. Paris. 1794–1823.  *119: 13v.; 119: 10a …
  • … la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de   Paris . Paris. 1823–34.  119: 19a Mémoires de l …
  • … Memoirs of the Board of Agriculture of New York . New York. 1823–6.  119: 19a; *128: 167 …

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Wallace was a leading Victorian naturalist, with wide-ranging interests from biogeography and evolutionary theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, and attended a grammar school in Hertford. At the…

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  • … theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, …

George Peacock

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George Peacock was born 9 April 1791 in Denton near Darlington in Yorkshire. He was the son of a clergyman, the Rev. Thomas Peacock, curate of Denton for 50 years and school master. George was educated at Sedbergh School, Cumbria and Richmond School in…

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  • … went on to become a fellow and then tutor of the college in 1823. During his time at Cambridge he …

Was Darwin an ecologist?

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One of the most fascinating aspects of Charles Darwin’s correspondence is the extent to which the experiments he performed at his home in Down, in the English county of Kent, seem to prefigure modern scientific work in ecology.

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  • … parasitism, mutualism, aposematism or exaptation?’, pp. 182–3.  See the paper One of the …

Books on the Beagle

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‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more instruments and books than one would readily suppose could be stowed away in dry and secure places’. So wrote Captain FitzRoy in the Narrative (2: 18). CD, in his…

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  • … from the latest   authorities.  London and Edinburgh, 1823. (Contemporary annotations by CD and …
  • … Meteorological essays and observations.  London, 1823. (DAR 30.1: 41). ‡ Daubeny, Charles …
  • …  20 vols., 1 vol.  Supplement.  6th ed. Edinburgh, 1823. (DAR 30.2: 198v.; 33: 254). § …