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To [John Colby?]   2 March [1877?]

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Does not think the pistil behaved as JC described, except by mere accident.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Colby
Date:  2 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  Abraham Schwadron Collection at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10873F

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  • … at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07) Charles Robert Darwin Down 2 Mar [ …

To ?   13 December [1869]

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Has given the right of translation [of Descent] to Julius Victor Carus of Leipzig, so the recipient should inform Alexander Duncker to communicate with JVC.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  13 Dec [1869]
Classmark:  Abraham Schwad Collection at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7028F

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  • … at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07) Charles Robert Darwin Down 13 Dec [ …

To John Allen   25 May 1847

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Thanks for JS’s note concerning a proposal [concerning some aspect of education of poor children?] which CD has to decline because of his poor health and his work in Natural History.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Allen
Date:  25 May 1847
Classmark:  Abraham Schwad Collection at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1090F

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  • … at the National Library of Israel (Schwad 03 04 07) Charles Robert Darwin Down 25 May 1847 …

From Joseph Fayrer   30 June 1874

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Reports on results of experiments on effect of cobra poison on animal cilia and muscle.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 69–72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9521

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  • … other with a solution of cobra poison of . 03 gramme Poison to 4 . 6.  cubic centimetres …

Kennard, C. A. (1827–1907)

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  • … as The New Haven Evening Register; Date: 03-17-1894; Volume: LII; Issue: 65; Page: [1]; …
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Eliza Burt Gamble

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Women have interpreted and applied evolutionary theory in arguments about women’s nature for over a century. Eliza Burt Gamble (1841-1920) was a pioneer in this endeavor. Gamble was an advocate of the Woman Movement, a mother, a writer, and a teacher from…

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  • … superiority than the beaten and less attractive males.” [3] While Gamble and Darwin both …
  • … Darwin,  The Descent of Man , p. 263. [3]  Ibid., 252. [4] …

Darwin in letters, 1867: A civilised dispute

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Charles Darwin’s major achievement in 1867 was the completion of his large work, The variation of animals and plants under domestication (Variation). The importance of Darwin’s network of correspondents becomes vividly apparent in his work on expression in…

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  • … from his publisher, John Murray, he wrote to Murray on 3 January 1867 , ‘I cannot tell you how …

Religion

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Design|Personal Belief|Beauty|The Church Perhaps the most notorious realm of controversy over evolution in Darwin's day was religion. The same can be said of the evolution controversy today; however the nature of the disputes and the manner in…

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  • … Letter 2855 — Darwin, C. R. to Gray, Asa, 3 July [1860] Darwin writes to Gray and tells him …
  • … Letter 13230 — Darwin, C. R. to Graham, William, 3 July 1881 Darwin praises Graham’s Creed …

Darwin in letters, 1856-1857: the 'Big Book'

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In May 1856, Darwin began writing up his 'species sketch’ in earnest. During this period, his working life was completely dominated by the preparation of his 'Big Book', which was to be called Natural selection. Using letters are the main…

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  • … their neighbouring continents (see  Correspondence  vol. 3), he had begun in 1855 a series of …
  • … Erasmus Darwin, [26 February 1856] and to Charles Lyell, 3 May [1856] ). Family life …
  • … see Lyell to discuss it further ( letter to Charles Lyell, 3 May [1856] ). It was after this …

Darwin in letters, 1847-1850: Microscopes and barnacles

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Darwin's study of barnacles, begun in 1844, took him eight years to complete. The correspondence reveals how his interest in a species found during the Beagle voyage developed into an investigation of the comparative anatomy of other cirripedes and…

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  • … & hurrah for my species-work’ ( Correspondence  vol. 3, letter to J. D. Hooker, [5 or 12 …
  • … in the side of É de B.’ (letter to Charles Lyell, 3 January 1850 ). Barnacles Over …
  • … of  Balanus , drawings of which are preserved in DAR 29.3 (Plate 20, figs 1–13) and reproduced in  …
  • … very well. Very methodical in all my habits.’ ( LL  3: 179) …

Interview with Pietro Corsi

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Pietro Corsi is Professor of the History of Science at the University of Oxford. His book Evolution Before Darwin is due to be published in 2010 by Oxford University Press. Date of interview: 17 July 2009 Transcription 1: Introduction …

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  • … traditions, [were] enormously free. 3. Clerical engagement with early …

Sexual selection

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Although natural selection could explain the differences between species, Darwin realised that (other than in the reproductive organs themselves) it could not explain the often marked differences between the males and females of the same species.  So what…

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  • … whenever I gaze on it, makes me sick! ( To Asa Gray, 3 April [1860] ) Bernard Peirce …

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 10439 - Treat, M. to Darwin, [3 April 1876] Mary Treat describes a field trip …
  • … Letter 1219  - Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, [3 February 1849] Hooker passes on news of …
  • … Letter 2781  - Doubleday, H. to Darwin, [3 May 1860] Doubleday describes his …

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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  • … him except á la Darwin!’ ( letter from Hugh Falconer, 3 November 186[4] ). The French botanist, …
  • … him with Royal Soc  y ’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 3 November [1864] ). Darwin and Wallace’s …

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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  • … talking about inhaling <Ni>tric Oxide?   (DAR 19: 3–4) Darwin’s student …
  • … 2  2 Vol. 8 Vo Abernethy Physi. Lectures 3  1 Vol. Scoresby account of Polar …
  • … in number Blairs lectures on Belles Lettres. 8  3 Vol. 8Vo Abernethy Hunterian orat …
  • … essays in Rambler 19 Brambletye House 20  3 Vos 12 mo Clarkes travels 21  5 …
  • … 1823. 8 Vo: octavo. 2 Cochrane 1825. 3 Abernethy 1822. There is a lightly …
  • … perhaps refers to Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823 (see n. 3). 10 White 1826. 12 mo: …
  • … Lectures on rhetoric and belles letters . 4th edition. 3 vols. London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell; …
  • … Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa . 3 pts in 6 vols. London. Cochrane, …

Natural Science and Femininity

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Discussion Questions|Letters A conflation of masculine intellect and feminine thoughts, habits and feelings, male naturalists like Darwin inhabited an uncertain gendered identity. Working from the private domestic comfort of their homes and exercising…

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  • … consider Natural Science 'work' or 'leisure'? 3. Were any aspects of …
  • … ’. Letter 2781 - Doubleday, H. to Darwin, [3 May 1860] Doubleday describes his …

Darwin as mentor

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Darwin provided advice, encouragement and praise to his fellow scientific 'labourers' of both sexes. Selected letters Letter 2234 - Darwin to Unidentified, [5 March 1858] Darwin advises that Professor C. P. Smyth’s observations are not…

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  • … Letter 8140 - Darwin to Darwin, W. E., [3 January 1872] Darwin congratulates his son for …

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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  • … this point from his son, William. "Mill says about ^1/3^ way thro' the last chapter …
  • … Letter 7470 : Wedgwood, Hensleigh to Darwin, [before 3 March 1871] Darwin exchanged long …
  • … Letter 7537 : Darwin, C. R. to Wenslow, Hensleigh, 3 March [1871] Using the example of …

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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  • … Letter 1220 — Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R., 3 Feb 1849 In this gossipy letter, Hooker …
  • … Letter 152 — Darwin, C. R. to Henslow, J. S., 3 Dec [1831] Darwin expresses confusion on …

Darwin on childhood

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On his engagement to his cousin, Emma Wedgwood, in 1838, Darwin wrote down his recollections of his early childhood.  Life. Written August–– 1838 My earliest recollection, the date of which I can approximately tell, and which must have been before…

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  • … thought is repeated, a vivid impression forgotten.––  [3] I recollect my mother’s gown …
  • … other cases’ actually follows ‘yet she . . . day,’ (3.3––4) in the manuscript, but the passage has …

Biodiversity and its histories

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The Darwin Correspondence Project was co-sponsor of Biodiversity and its Histories, which brought together scholars and researchers in ecology, politics, geography, anthropology, cultural history, and history and philosophy of science, to explore how…

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  • … the conservation movement   Session 3: Values of Diversity   Chair: Helen Anne …

Darwin in letters, 1877: Flowers and honours

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Ever since the publication of Expression, Darwin’s research had centred firmly on botany. The year 1877 was no exception. The spring and early summer were spent completing Forms of flowers, his fifth book on a botanical topic. He then turned to the…

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  • … to be horsewhipped by a duke!’ ( letter to J. M. Rodwell, 3 June 1877 ). Back home, he learned …
  • … enclose my marriage present’, Darwin wrote to William on 3 October , ‘I fear that Sara will think …

Darwin in letters, 1858-1859: Origin

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The years 1858 and 1859 were, without doubt, the most momentous of Darwin’s life. From a quiet rural existence filled with steady work on his ‘big book’ on species, he was jolted into action by the arrival of an unexpected letter from Alfred Russel Wallace…

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  • … that Darwin received Wallace’s letter and manuscript on 3 June 1858, the same day that another …
  • … was postmarked ‘Singapore Apr 21 58’ and ‘London Ju 3 58’. Brooks maintains that Darwin …
  • … forwarded Wallace’s paper to Lyell (Brooks 1984, pp. 262–3). It is of some significance to note that …
  • … plan of his book (see letter from Elwin to Murray, 3 May 1859 , and letter to John Murray, 6 …
  • … theory for the origin of mankind. As he wrote to Darwin on 3 October 1859, ‘the case of Man and his …

Darwin in letters, 1862: A multiplicity of experiments

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1862 was a particularly productive year for Darwin. This was not only the case in his published output (two botanical papers and a book on the pollination mechanisms of orchids), but more particularly in the extent and breadth of the botanical experiments…

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  • … Hooker told him: ‘you are alluded to in no less than 3 of the papers in Linn. Trans!— I do not think …
  • … to J. D. Hooker, 14 [October 1862] ; see ML 2: 292–3). Other species proved more profitable …
  • … extent of the subject, telling Oliver: ‘I can see at least 3 classes of dimorphism’ ( letter to …
  • … to the  Origin  ’ ( letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 ). Henry Walter Bates …
  • … that it was only the administration of ‘Port-wine every 3/4 hour, night & day’ that saved the …
  • … to death what to do’ ( letter to W. E. Darwin, [2–3 August 1862] ). They determined on a seaside …
  • … set to work ( see letter to W. E. Darwin, [2–3 August 1862] , and letter from W. E. Darwin, 5 …

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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  • … Murray, 1st ed., 1871), vol. 1., pp. 207 – 208. 3) “Man is more courageous, pugnacious, and …
  • … Letter 11267f – Darwin, S. to Darwin, [3 December 1877] Darwin’s daughter-in-law …
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