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Wielka encyklopedia: Wielka encyklopedia PWN. 31 vols. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, 2001–05.

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  • … Wielka encyklopedia PWN. 31 vols. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, 2001–05. RR R900.P9 16 …

Kennard, C. A. (1827–1907)

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  • … published as Boston Daily Journal; Date: 05-28-1881; Volume: XLVIII; Issue: 15872; Page: [ …
  • … published as Boston Daily Journal; Date: 05-31-1884; Volume: LI; Issue: 16816; Page: [4]; …
  • … Type: News/Opinion Paper: Boston Journal, published as Boston Evening Journal; Date: 05- …
  • 05-1886; Volume: LIII; Issue: 17419; Page: [4]; Location: Boston, Massachusetts [America’s …
  • … Opinion Paper: Boston Daily Advertiser; Date: 05-02-1888; Volume: 151; Issue: 24471; Page: …
  • … published as Boston Daily Journal; Date: 05-14-1890; Volume: LVII; Issue: 18680; Page: [ …

Syrski, Szymon (1829–82)

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  • … Wielka encyklopedia PWN. 31 vols. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, 2001–05. 16 …

From George M’Ilvaine Ramsey   5 April 1869

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Describes the work he is writing, Cosmology (Ramsay 1870).

Author:  George M’Ilvaine Ramsey
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  05 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 271.6: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6692F

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  • … DAR 271.6: 3 George M’Ilvaine Ramsey 05 Apr 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …

From E. A. Darwin   [19 June 1858]

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Discusses geometry related to the structure of bees’ cells. Encloses notes and diagrams dealing with intersections of spheres.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 June 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2287

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  • … sphere = .306 in diameter’ pencil ; ‘.05 or 0425 .00448 0448 .0052 157’ pencil, altered …
  • … magnified 10 times a b c d basin, bd = 0 in .05 (real dimension A E F G Rhomb in position, …
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Darwin in letters, 1851-1855: Death of a daughter

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The letters from these years reveal the main preoccupations of Darwin’s life with a new intensity. The period opens with a family tragedy in the death of Darwin’s oldest and favourite daughter, Anne, and it shows how, weary and mourning his dead child,…

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  • … geological changes. As he told Hooker in a letter of 5 June [1855] , ‘it shocks my philosophy to …

German poems presented to Darwin

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Experiments in deepest reverence The following poems were enclosed with a photograph album sent as a birthday gift to Charles Darwin by his German and Austrian admirers (see letter from From Emil Rade, [before 16] February 1877). The poems were…

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  • … gewidmete Gedichte sind dem Album besonders beigefügt. 5   Translation …

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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  • … it was a concern to him personally. 5. What was Darwin’s impact on the French …

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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  • … [2–3 August 1862] , and letter from W. E. Darwin, 5 August 1862 ). Botany is a new …

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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  • … Descent (1871), vol. 2, pp. 326 – 327. 5) “The chief distinction in the intellectual powers …
  • … Letter 8146 – Darwin to Treat, M., [5 January 1872] Darwin praises Mary Treat’s …

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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  • … represents a higher stage of development than the male.”[5] Although Gamble credited …
  • … (accessed February 21, 2011). [5]  Gamble, The Evolution of Woman , v. …

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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  • … 4  2 Vols. 8Vo. Darwins Zoonomia 2 Vols 4to. 5 Paris Pharmacologia 6  2 Vols 8 …
  • … House 20  3 Vos 12 mo Clarkes travels 21  5 Vols. 4to. Provenance: DAR 271.1: 5

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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  • … in a multinational empire   Session 5: Biocultural Diversity   Chair: Sujit …

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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  • … set up during 1855 and 1856 (see  Correspondence  vol. 5), he tried to ‘break the constitution of …
  • … kind of belief in transmutation (see Wilson ed. 1970, pp. 54–5), but Darwin had no reason to suspect …
  • … detail in a long letter to Asa Gray ( letter to Asa Gray, 5 September [1857] ). From this letter …

Darwin’s study of the Cirripedia

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Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems for historians. Coming between his transmutation notebooks and the Origin of species, it has frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet…

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  • … and ‘highness’ in particular groups, and, finally, (5) that embryology, by revealing homological …
  • … realised, the question of sexuality and its evolution.^1^5^    Darwin viewed his discovery of …
  • … Hooker on 25 September [1853] ( Correspondence vol. 5), Darwin again discussed this issue, …
  • … Spence Bate, 13 June [1851] ( Correspondence vol. 5), in which Darwin advised Bate on the art …
  • … . Informing Darwin about the award ( Correspondence vol. 5, letter from J. D. Hooker, [4 …
  • … to reptiles, and the hair and body of a mammal.   ^5^ In his species essay of 1844, for …

Darwin in letters, 1874: A turbulent year

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The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early months working on second editions of Coral reefs and Descent of man; the rest of the year was mostly devoted to further research on insectivorous plants. A…

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  • … Academy   (2 January 1875; see Appendix V, pp. 644–5) . The affair rolled on into January …
  • … insane, as we all are occasionally’ ( letter to Asa Gray, 5 June [1874] ). The influence of …
  • … famous as the Belfast address ( letter from John Tyndall, 5 August 1874 ). It discussed the …

Science, Work and Manliness

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Discussion Questions|Letters In 1859, popular didactic writer William Landels published the first edition of what proved to be one of his best-selling works, How Men Are Made. "It is by work, work, work" he told his middle class audience, …

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  • … Letter 3901 - Darwin to Falconer, H., [5 & 6 January 1863] Darwin gives feedback on …

Darwin in letters, 1878: Movement and sleep

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In 1878, Darwin devoted most of his attention to the movements of plants. He investigated the growth pattern of roots and shoots, studying the function of specific organs in this process. Working closely with his son Francis, Darwin devised a series of…

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  • … ( letter from J.-B. Dumas and Joseph Bertrand, 5 August 1878 ). Despite his many botanical …
  • … he replied on 9 December, ‘on the other hand I have 5 sons & 2 daughters, & two of my sons …

Dining at Down House

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Dining, Digestion, and Darwin's Domestic Life While Darwin is best remembered for his scientific accomplishments, he greatly valued and was strongly influenced by his domestic life. Darwin's…

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  • … & giddiness”. Emma Darwin to Henrietta Darwin, [5 September 1868] In this chatty …

Darwin in letters, 1861: Gaining allies

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The year 1861 marked an important change in the direction of Darwin’s work. He had weathered the storm that followed the publication of Origin, and felt cautiously optimistic about the ultimate acceptance of his ideas. The letters from this year provide an…

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  • … Anne Elizabeth, in 1851 (see  Correspondence  vol. 5), the Darwins had feared that the same fate …
  • … curse on Earth Slavery abolished’ ( letter to Asa Gray, 5 June [1861] ): Some few, & …

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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  • … philosophy of Ludwig Buchner ( letter from Hermann Kindt, 5 September 1864 ). Fritz Müeller sent …

Bibliography of Darwin’s geological publications

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This list includes papers read by Darwin to the Geological Society of London, his books on the geology of the Beagle voyage, and other publications on geological topics.  Author-date citations refer to entries in the Darwin Correspondence Project’s…

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  • …  2 (1838): 446-9.  [ Shorter publications , pp.  32-5.  F1645.] —A sketch of the deposits …
  • … of the Geological Society of London  2nd ser., pt. 3, 5 (1840): 505-9.  [ Shorter publications , …
  • … Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal  34 (1843): 47-50.  [ Shorter publications , pp.  162-5.  …
  • …  19 (1863): 68-71.  [ Shorter publications , pp.  342-5.  F1724.] — The structure and …

Darwin in letters, 1875: Pulling strings

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‘I am getting sick of insectivorous plants’, Darwin confessed in January 1875. He had worked on the subject intermittently since 1859, and had been steadily engaged on a book manuscript for nine months; January also saw the conclusion of a bitter dispute…

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  • … to bring about a reconciliation, writing to Darwin on 5 April : ‘Having occasion to write to Mr. …
  • … Darwin in his work on barnacles ( Correspondence vol. 5). Though not yet thirty, he had already …

Darwin in letters,1866: Survival of the fittest

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The year 1866 began well for Charles Darwin, as his health, after several years of illness, was now considerably improved. In February, Darwin received a request from his publisher, John Murray, for a new edition of  Origin. Darwin got the fourth…

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  • … published the results in  Forms of flowers , pp. 293–5, he credited observations of the different …
  • … we look at every thing’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 5 August [1866] ). Yet both men seemed to relish …

Referencing women’s work

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Darwin's correspondence shows that women made significant contributions to Darwin's work, but whether and how they were acknowledged in print involved complex considerations of social standing, professional standing, and personal preference.…

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  • … Letter 13037 - Darwin to Darwin, W. E., [5 February 1881] Darwin discusses …
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