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To Asa Gray   23 January 1877

Summary

Thanks AG for card about Pontederia.

Asks for specimens of Phlox subulata and Gilia aggregata to check for dimorphism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  23 Jan 1877
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (120)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10811

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  • … have been applied to it (see A. Gray 1870 ; see also Grant and Wilken 1986, p. 359). …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1877. Gray, Asa. 1870. Revision of the North …
  • … American Polemoniaceae. [Read 14 June 1870. ] Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts …
  • … for the last time. In a letter dated Nov 21, 1870 you say that Phlox subulata presents two …
  • … vol. 18, letter from Asa Gray, 21 November 1870 . Gray’s description of Phlox …
  • … species is in A. Gray 1870 , pp. 248–58, and his discussion of P. subulata and P. nivalis …
  • … Forms of flowers , p. 120. In A. Gray 1870 , p. 275, Gray wrote of Gilia : ‘the tendency …

From Alpheus Hyatt   January 1877

Summary

Reports on his work. Relationships of shells found at Steinheim; attempts to elucidate the genesis of different forms.

Author:  Alpheus Hyatt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 166: 357, 359
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10760

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  • … Evolution 89: 13–20. Sandberger, Fridolin. 1870–5. Die Land- und Süsswasser-Conchylien der …
  • … Wissenschaften zu Berlin (1866): 474–504. Hyatt, Alpheus. 1870. On reversions among the …
  • … ammonites. [Read 5 October 1870. ] Proceedings of …
  • … the Boston Society of Natural History 14 (1870–1): 22–43. Hyatt, Alpheus. 1876. Genetic …
  • … s figures of P. laevis , see Sandberger 1870–5 , Atlas, plate 28; his description of the …
  • … reversions among the Ammonites’ ( Hyatt 1870 ), in which he attempted to show retardation …

From L. H. Morgan   26 June 1877

Summary

Criticises Herbert Spencer’s Principles of sociology, particularly for its treatment of the family, for its superficiality, and for its dependence on J. F. McLennan’s views on exogamy. Americans are coming to see Spencer’s ideas as too broad.

Author:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 241
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11020

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  • … vol. 18, letter from L. H. Morgan, 9 August 1870, and Correspondence vol. 19, letter from …
  • … Publishing. 1990. Morgan, Lewis Henry. 1870. Systems of consanguinity and affinity of the …
  • … 7 November 1876 , and Trautmann 1987 . Morgan 1870 . A copy of the book is in the Darwin …

From Asa Gray   27 September 1877

Summary

Has received CD’s book [Forms of flowers]; thanks him for the compliment of the dedication.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 165: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11155

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  • … one. See Correspondence vol. 18, letter from Asa Gray, 14 February 1870 , letter from J. …
  • … L. Gray, 14 February 1870, and letter to …
  • … Asa Gray, 15 March [1870] . Gray probably refers to CD’s remark in Descent 1: 44 that he …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   16 July 1877

Summary

Is forwarding several plants requested by CD.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11056

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  • … Bibliography Baillon, Ernest Henri. 1870. Sur le développement des feuilles …
  • … des Sarracenia . [Read 7 November 1870. ] Comptes rendus hebdomadaires de séances de l’ …
  • … American genus of pitcher-plants. For the comparison with Nelumbium , see Baillon 1870 . …

From G. J. Wilson   19 March 1877

Summary

Pangenesis supports the existence of gemmules; does not accept Galton’s experiments as disproving their existence or importance.

Author:  George John Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 181: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10904

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  • … 18, letter from Francis Galton, 25 June 1870 , and Galton 1871 , p. 397. For contemporary …
  • … of the Royal Society of London 19 (1870–1): 393–410. Ralfe, Charles Henry. 1873. Outlines …

To Octavian Blewitt   1 January 1877

Summary

A letter in support of [Ann Jane] Cupples’ request to the Royal Literary Fund for assistance. Her talent, industry, and need.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Octavian Blewitt
Date:  1 Jan 1877
Classmark:  The British Library (Loan 96 RLF 1/2015/8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10764F

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  • … the government for a pension for Cupples in 1870 (see Correspondence vol. 18, letter to A. …
  • … S. Strahan, 29 November 1870). When a subscription was raised for Cupples in 1871, CD …

From Adam Fitch   20 July 1877

Summary

Queries about cauliflowers.

Author:  Adam Fitch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 164: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11063

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  • … class certificate by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1870 ( Gardeners’ Chronicle , …
  • … 26 November 1870, p. 1564). Buttoning: the premature production of heads on relatively …

From John Michels   9 December 1877

Summary

Sends a drawing [missing] of alleged fossil man found in Colorado. JM is certain it is a hoax perpetrated by P. T. Barnum. It was designed to conform to CD’s well-known views of man’s ancestor.

Author:  John Michels
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11272

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  • … Sir, You are not likely to remember that in 1870 I sent you sketches of “Pollen” showing …
  • … vol. 18, letter from John Michels, 3 May 1870 . Barnes is a district in the London borough …

From Johannes Schön   10 April 1877

Summary

In the name of a student science club, asks whether CD’s theory of evolution applies to mental as well as physical characteristics of men and animals. Asks whether animals have free-will like humans. Do animals have a sense that humans lack?

Author:  Johannes Schön
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10925

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  • … 9 September 1869 , and Correspondence vol. 18, letter to Gustav Jäger, 17 February 1870 ). …

From W. E. Darwin   [24 April 1877?]

Summary

Sends notes made in June 1867, on Rhamnus catharticus and R. lanceolatus. Encloses diagrams and measurements relating to pollen size in R. lanceolatus.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 109: A44, A71–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10343

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  • … 24, Appendix II). William moved to Basset by 1870 ( Correspondence vol. 18, letter to W. …
  • … D. Fox, 18 February [1870] ). In 1877, the last Tuesday in April was 24 April. See also n. …

From R. A. Vance   12 November 1877

Summary

Writes of his observations on the "valves of Houston" in the rectum, which he believes to be rudimentary organs.

Author:  Reuben Aleshire Vance
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 180: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11232

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  • … Bibliography Bodenhamer, William. 1870. The physical exploration of the rectum: with an …
  • … 14 n. William Bodenhamer. See Bodenhamer 1870 , pp. 14–18. Henry Lee, Henry Smith, William …

To Otto Zacharias   26 April 1877

Summary

CD has sent the pig’s foot to William Henry Flower to examine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  26 Apr 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.510)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10941

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  • … the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1870 . 2d edition. London: Macmillan and Co. …

To Williams & Norgate   1 November [1877–9?]

Summary

Asks to be sent Dr Frank’s Die Natur: wagerechte Richtung von Pflanzentheilen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  1 Nov [1877-9]
Classmark:  Swann Auction Galleries (dealers) (November 2005)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10234F

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  • … Bibliography Frank, Albert Bernhard. 1870. Die natürliche wagerechte Richtung von …

From Ernst Haeckel   9 February 1877

Summary

Sends birthday wishes. Album of photographs from German admirers has been sent.

Plans trip to Mediterranean.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Feb 1877
Classmark:  DAR 166: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10835

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  • … für Naturkunde 68 (2): 1–93. Haeckel, Ernst. 1870–7. Biologische Studien. 2 vols. Vol. 1: …
  • … Studien zur Gastraea-Theorie ( Haeckel 1870–7 ) was published in 1877; all the parts are …

From C. W. Thomson   30 June 1877

Summary

Wants CD’s advice on who would undertake describing the Crustacea from the Challenger expedition [1872–6].

Author:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11026

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  • … Nordpolarfahrt in den Jahren 1869 und 1870 unter Führung des Kapitän Karl Koldewey vol. 2, …

To Lawson Tait   13 November [1877]

Summary

CD declines to write for RLT’s new journal. He is not fitted for the work and dislikes it particularly. It costs loss of time as he "cannot change with ease from one job to another".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  13 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 221.5: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11235

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  • … vol. 18, letter to H. W. Bates, [22 May 1870] . Edward William Badger was an editor of the …

From G. M. Asher to John Murray   1 November 1877

Summary

Describes case of two varieties of Russian wheat, the kubanka (or White Turkish) and the saxonka, which grow side by side with no intermediate varieties. As kubanka gradually yields place to saxonka, thinks an unusual tendency to jumping variation [saltation] operates; suggests CD urge some young botanist to investigate [see ML 2: 419–22].

Author:  Georg Michael Asher
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  1 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 159: 116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11222

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  • … a Russian-born historian, had spent time after 1870 studying German communities along the …

From Oscar Comettant   1 July 1877

Summary

Circular letter advertising Ernest Lavigne’s scheme to educate wealthy foreign children in Paris.

Author:  Jean Pierre Oscar (Oscar) Comettant
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 216
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11029

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  • … and sociology of the Americas. See Lucretius 1870. Ernest Lavigne’s wife was Comettant’s …

From C.-F. Reinwald   13 October 1877

Summary

Pleased CD is satisfied with translation of Cross and self-fertilisation.

Sends £20 royalties for Insectivorous plants (700 sold).

Author:  Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 176: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11183

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  • … 2000. The Third Republic in France, 1870–1940: conflicts and continuities . London: …
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Darwin in letters,1870: Human evolution

Summary

The year 1870 is aptly summarised by the brief entry Darwin made in his journal: ‘The whole of the year at work on the Descent of Man & Selection in relation to Sex’.  Descent was the culmination of over three decades of observations and reflections on…

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  • … The year 1870 is aptly summarised by the brief entry Darwin made in his journal: ‘The …
  • … machine’  ( letter to Charles Lyell, 25 December [1870] ). Finishing Descent; …
  • … some weeks’  ( letter to Albert Günther, 13 January [1870] ). Darwin was still working hard on …
  • … I shall be’  ( letter to H. E. Darwin, [8 February 1870] ). She had previously read proof-sheets …
  • … shd. turn parson?’ ( letter to H. E. Darwin, [8 February 1870] ). Henrietta disagreed: ‘Certainly …
  • … of man!’ ( letter from H. E. Darwin, [after 8 February 1870] ). Darwin was also encouraged …
  • … sense of mankind’ ( letter to F. P. Cobbe, 23 March [1870?] ). Cobbe accused Darwin of smiling in …
  • … great philosophy?’ ( letter from F. P. Cobbe, 28 March [1870?] ). Humans as animals: ears …
  • … [1868] ; this volume, letter to Thomas Woolner, 10 March [1870] ). Darwin included Woolner’s …
  • … findings ( letter from James Crichton-Browne, 15 March 1870 ). Indeed, Darwin noted the same …
  • … bane of existence!’ ( letter to William Ogle, 9 November 1870 ). Researching expression: …
  • … spirits were white ( letter from W. W. Reade, 9 November 1870 ). Keen for more evidence of …
  • … hurting it much?’ ( letter to A. D. Bartlett, 5 January [1870] ). Darwin made a similar request of …
  • … not succeed’ ( letter to James Crichton-Browne, 8 June [1870] ). Darwin’s queries were part …
  • … of a baby’s brows ( letter from L. C. Wedgwood, [5 May 1870] ). He also wrote to a leading Dutch …
  • … on this subject’  ( letter from F. C. Donders, 17 May 1870 ). Human evolution: debates and …
  • … more fully in a collection of essays published in April 1870 (Wallace 1870a). Wallace wrote to …
  • … naturalist’ (letter to A. R.Wallace, 26 January [1870]). Despite their increasing …
  • … in one sense rivals’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 20 April [1870] ). Darwin alluded here to the …
  • … No one but yourself’ ( letter from H. W. Bates, 20 May 1870 ). Darwin very rarely used the …
  • … never  write reviews’ ( letter to H. W. Bates, [22 May 1870] ). St George Jackson Mivart …
  • … to answer objectors’ ( letter to W. H. Flower, 25 March [1870] ). In his letters to Mivart, Darwin …
  • … on the Primates’ ( letter to St G. J. Mivart, 23 April [1870] ). He also tried to recruit Mivart’s …
  • … lump of granite’ ( letter from St G. J. Mivart, 22 April 1870 ). Mivart hinted that his …
  • … his “origin” ( letter from St G. J. Mivart, 25 April 1870 ). In his critical essays (later revised …
  • … Charles Darwin et ses précurseurs français  (Quatrefages 1870), that gave a detailed account, as …
  • … many others’  ( letter to Armand de Quatrefages, 28 May [1870] ). Quatrefages had …
  • … discord’  ( letter from Armand de Quatrefages, 30 March 1870 ). In proposing Darwin for election, …
  • … them’  ( letter from Armand de Quatrefages, 18 July 1870 ). The assertion had been made by Emile …

Darwin’s queries on expression

Summary

When Darwin resumed systematic research on emotions around 1866, he began to collect observations more widely and composed a list of queries on human expression. A number of handwritten copies were sent out in 1867 (see, for example, letter to Fritz Muller…

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  • … Brooke, C.A.J. 30 Nov 1870 Sarawak, Borneo …
  • … Crichton-Browne, James 15 March 1870 West Riding …
  • … Crichton-Browne, James 18 March 1870 Down, Kent, …
  • … Donders, F.C. 27 May 1870 Utrecht, Netherlands …
  • … Forbes, David 13 June 1870 Portman Square, London W. …
  • … Nicol, Patrick 13 May 1870 Sussex Lunatic Asylum, …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. [c.8 or 9 Apr 1870] Accra, West …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 4 June 1870 Lagos, Africa …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 3 Sept 1870 Conservative Club, St …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 9 Nov 1870 11 St Mary Abbot's …
  • … Weale, J.P.M. [25 May 1870] Bedford, Cape of Good …
  • … Weir, J.J. 27 June 1870 Blackheath, London, England …

Women as a scientific audience

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Target audience? | Female readership | Reading Variation Darwin's letters, in particular those exchanged with his editors and publisher, reveal a lot about his intended audience. Regardless of whether or not women were deliberately targeted as a…

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  • … Letter 7124 - Darwin to Darwin, H. E., [8 February 1870] Darwin seeks Henrietta’s …
  • … Letter 7329 - Murray , J. to Darwin, [28 September 1870] Written shortly before …
  • … Letter 7331 - Darwin to Murray, J., [29 September 1870] Darwin asks Murray to …
  • … Letter 7177 - Cupples, G. to Darwin, [29 April 1870] George Cupples tells Darwin about a …

Francis Darwin

Summary

Known to his family as ‘Frank’, Charles Darwin’s seventh child himself became a distinguished scientist. He was an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge, initially studying mathematics, but then transferring to natural sciences.  Francis completed…

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  • … honours in the natural sciences tripos in December 1870. The small amount of surviving …
  • … I appear to you’ (letter to Francis Darwin,  18 October [1870] ). Subsequently Francis …

Jane Gray

Summary

Jane Loring Gray, the daughter of a Boston lawyer, married the Harvard botanist Asa Gray in 1848 and evidence suggests that she took an active interest in the scientific pursuits of her husband and his friends. Although she is only known to have…

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  • … behaviour of her dog (letter from J. L. Gray, 14 February 1870 ), she also passed on information …

Casting about: Darwin on worms

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Earthworms were the subject of a citizen science project to map the distribution of earthworms across Britain (BBC Today programme, 26 May 2014). The general understanding of the role earthworms play in improving soils and providing nutrients for plants to…

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  • … on my mind’ ( letter to W. T. Preyer, 17 February [1870 ])) that without earthworms aerating the …

Francis Galton

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Galton was a naturalist, statistician, and evolutionary theorist. He was a second cousin of Darwin’s, having descended from his grandfather, Erasmus. Born in Birmingham in 1822, Galton studied medicine at King’s College, London, and also read mathematics…

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  • … more litters & no happy results”, he wrote on 26 April 1870 . In the following year, Galton …

Capturing Darwin’s voice: audio of selected letters

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On a sunny Wednesday in June 2011 in a makeshift recording studio somewhere in Cambridge, we were very pleased to welcome Terry Molloy back to the Darwin Correspondence Project for a special recording session. Terry, known for his portrayal of Davros in Dr…

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  • … of Descent (letter to H. E. Darwin, [8 February 1870] ). Audio of more …

Darwin and Gender Projects by Harvard Students

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Working in collaboration with Professor Sarah Richardson and Dr Myrna Perez, Darwin Correspondence Project staff developed a customised set of 'Darwin and Gender' themed resources for a course on Gender, Sex and Evolution first taught at Harvard…

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  • … grateful I shall be.”(Letter to Darwin, H. E., [8 Feb 1870] ) Although Miranda acknowledges that …

John Lubbock

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John Lubbock was eight years old when the Darwins moved into the neighbouring property of Down House, Down, Kent; the total of one hundred and seventy surviving letters he went on to exchange with Darwin is a large number considering that the two men lived…

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  • … ideas to humans.  After his election as MP for Maidstone in 1870, Lubbock tried at Darwin’s request …
  • … Lubbock’s Origin of civilisation , published in 1870 as Darwin was completing Descent, was …
  • … good of my internal viscera’ ( to John Lubbock, 21 July [1870] ). It seems what principally gave …

Evolution: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870

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This selection of Charles Darwin’s letters includes correspondence with his friends and scientific colleagues around the world; letters by the critics who tried to stamp out his ideas, and by admirers who helped them to spread. It takes up the story of…

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  • … you owe any more … Darwin to his son Francis, 1870. …

Women’s scientific participation

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Observers | Fieldwork | Experimentation | Editors and critics | Assistants Darwin’s correspondence helps bring to light a community of women who participated, often actively and routinely, in the nineteenth-century scientific community. Here is a…

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  • … Letter 7179 - Wedgwood, L. C. to Darwin, [5 May 1870] Darwin’s niece, Lucy, …
  • … Letter 7124 - Darwin to Darwin, H. E., [8 February 1870] Darwin seeks Henrietta’s …
  • … Letter 7123 - Darwin to Darwin, H. E., [March 1870] Darwin thanks his daughter, …

Photograph album of Dutch admirers

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Darwin received the photograph album for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from his scientific admirers in the Netherlands. He wrote to the Dutch zoologist Pieter Harting, An account of your countrymen’s generous sympathy in having sent me on my…

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  • … & I feel deeply for you. ( Letter to F. C. Donders, 19 May 1870 )     …

Darwin in public and private

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Extracts from Darwin's published works, in particular Descent of man, and selected letters, explore Darwin's views on the operation of sexual selection in humans, and both his publicly and privately expressed views on its practical implications…

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  • … Letter 7123 - Darwin to Darwin, H. E., [March 1870] Darwin thanks his daughter, …
  • … Letter 7329 – Murray, J. to Darwin, [28 September 1870] Written shortly before the …

Science: A Man’s World?

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Discussion Questions|Letters Darwin's correspondence show that many nineteenth-century women participated in the world of science, be it as experimenters, observers, editors, critics, producers, or consumers. Despite this, much of the…

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  • … Letter 7314 - Kovalevsky, S. to Darwin, [1 September 1870] Sophia Kovalevsky accepts …
  • … Letter 7329 - Murray, J. to Darwin, [28 September 1870] Written shortly before the …

Moral Nature

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In Descent of Man, Darwin argued that human morality had evolved from the social instincts of animals, especially the bonds of sympathy and love. Darwin gathered observations over many decades on animal behavior: the heroic sacrifices of social insects,…

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  • … Letter 7145 : Darwin to Cobbe, F. P. 23 March [1870?] Darwin met the religious writer and …
  • … Letter 7149 : Cobbe, F. P. to Darwin, 28 March [1870?] "I more than suspect you of a …

Power of movement in plants

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Family experiments Darwin was an active and engaged father during his children's youth, involving them in his experiments and even occasionally using them as observational subjects. When his children…

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  • … Letter 7346 - Darwin to Francis Darwin, 18 October 1870 Darwin writes to Francis to …

Fake Darwin: myths and misconceptions

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Many myths have persisted about Darwin's life and work. Here are a few of the more pervasive ones, with full debunking below...

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  • … Many myths have persisted about Darwin's life and work. Here are a few of the more pervasive ones, …

Darwin in letters, 1869: Forward on all fronts

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At the start of 1869, Darwin was hard at work making changes and additions for a fifth edition of  Origin. He may have resented the interruption to his work on sexual selection and human evolution, but he spent forty-six days on the task. Much of the…

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  • … the basis for a new German edition (Bronn and Carus trans. 1870), prepared by Julius Victor Carus, …
  • … own evolutionary views and critical commentary (Royer trans. 1870). Darwin complained to Hooker, …
  • … work some hours daily’ ( letter to Anton Dohrn, 4 January 1870 ). Darwin’s health was generally …

'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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  • … Morning Star in 1862 (see Animal World , 1 January 1870, p. 75, 1 February 1872, p. 66). The …
  • … of a prize for a humane trap ( Animal World , 1 January 1870, p. 75). The prize was still …
  • … England and Wales every night ( Animal World , 1 January 1870, p. 75). Under these circumstances, …
  • … Star , 8 December 1862 (see Animal World , 1 January 1870, p. 75). 5 Animal baiting, …
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