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Shropshire Archives

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Christenings/burials, Shrewsbury, Parish of St Chad, 1769-1812.
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NationalArchivesCensus

Census returns of England and Wales. Entries relating to the Darwins 1841-91. Transcribed here

CUL-DAR1
Cambridge University Library

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Draft of last chap. of South America 'Northern Chile', 1844-6. 148 images. Transcribed here

CUL-DAR2

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Draft of Cross and self fertilisation, chaps. 1-4. 311 images

CUL-DAR3

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Draft of Cross and self fertilisation, chaps. 4-6. 339 images

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Draft of Cross and self fertilisation, chaps. 7-11. 325 images

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Edinburgh lecture notes, 1825-7; class cards; zoological walk to Portobello; geological notes, Shrewsbury & with Sedgwick; on alluvium; Salisbury Craigs; for glacier papers, 1839-42. 283 images
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EUL-Coll-275
Edinburgh University Library
Minutes of Plinian Society. Edinbugh. (Darwin's first scientific papers). 3.1827.
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EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.1] Image Royal Infirmary Edinburgh. Perpetual ticket.
EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.2] Image University of Edinburgh. Lectures on the Principles & Practice of Surgery by Mr Monro, Nov 16 1825.
EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.3] Image Edinburgh. Chemistry and Pharmacy by Thos. Chas. Hope. 1825-6.
EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.4] Image Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1825. Clinical lectures. [Dr. Graham & Dr. Alison]
EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.5] Image Edinburgh. Lectures on Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, by Alexander Monro. 1825.
EUL-ADO-2017-0015[.6] Image University of Edinburgh Library ticket 1825-6.
CC-T.1.2
Christ's College, Cambridge

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'Admissions to Christ College'. 1827. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.1.4

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'Admissions 1818-1828'. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.3.1

'Admissions 1815-1852'. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.11.26

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'Tutors' Accounts' & bills for apothecary, bedmaker, etc. 1822-9.
Introduction
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CC-T.11.27

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'Students Bills' T.11.26 cont., & room rent. 1830-5. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.11.25

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'Students Bills'. meals account in College. 1827-31. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.9.5

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'Study Rent'. Darwin's quarterly room rent. 1828-31. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.17.A

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'Residents Book'. residence in College and terms kept. 1828-9. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-T.8.2

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'Lecturer's Book'. Degree fees for B.A. in 1831 and M.A. in 1836. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CC-OldLibraryFox1 Letter: Darwin to W. D. Fox. 12 June 1828.
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Photograph of Darwin by Maull & Polyblank. 1855.
Introduction by John van Wyhe
[See The Complete Photographs of Darwin]

A529 Image Photograph of Darwin by E. Edwards. 1866.
A289 Image Photograph of Darwin by O. G. Rejlander. 1871.
Christies-21034Lot55 Image Photograph of Darwin by L. Darwin [1878a.4b]
McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.13] Image Photograph of Darwin by L. Darwin [1878a.2]
McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.8]

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Cheque to 'Mr Pearson' 1869 for £9.10.6.
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CC-OldLibrary184b

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Cheque 'to self' 1872 for £50.
Introduction by John van Wyhe
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UCL-GaltonPapers1.1.3.5[.1] Image Cheque to 'Mr Sales' 1875 for £50.
Christies-14301 Image Cheque to 'Mr Nicholls' 1878 for £34.10.0.
RRAuction2019 Image Cheque to 'Mr Payne' 1879 for £25.4.0.
McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.9] Image Cheque from Emma Darwin to 'Mr A. Sales & Co' 1876 for £7.15.3.

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Henslow, Geological description of Anglesea. 1822. [Corrected proof, coloured drawings & maps] Full article: A599

CC-Oldlibrary0.12.14-21

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Henslow, On the examination of a hybrid Digitalis. 1831. [Corrected proof with coloured drawings]

CC-Oldlibrary0.12.14-22

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Henslow, On a monstrosity of the common Mignionette. 1833. [Corrected proof]

CC-Oldlibrary0.13.9 Image Darwin, A posthumous essay on instinct. Proof for Linnean Journal vol. 17. "Private uncorrected proof" 1883.
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Proctor, Narrative of a journey across the Cordillera of the Andes. 1825. [book annotated by Darwin]

NRO-DD.SK.218.1
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Journal kept by H. P. Lowe & R Lowe during 3 months of the summer 1831. at Barmouth. North Wales. Introduction by Peter Lucas. Transcribed here

UMZC-Histories3.454
University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge

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Catalogue of the appendages and other parts of Cirripedes. 1854-5. [barnacles] Introduction by John van Wyhe
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NHM-Z-89-f-DAR
Natural History Museum (London)

Barnacle specimen list. 1846-54. Introduction by Marsha Richmond.
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NHMD-Barnacles
Natural History Museum, Denmark

List of barnacles sent to the Copenhagen Museum. 1854.
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Whipple-Wh.3788.3
Whipple Museum, Cambridge
Text & images Note on the use of the micrometer.
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CUL-DAR6

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1842 Pencil sketch of species theory, 1844 Essay Part 1 Draft A; species theory outline for Asa Gray, 1857. 87 images
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CUL-DAR6.1-13 Text & image 1844 Essay on species theory ('Part 1, Draft A').
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CUL-DAR6.14 Outline of 1842 species sketch.
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CUL-DAR6.16-50 Text & image

Pencil sketch of species theory, 1842.
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CUL-DAR6.51 Draft of species theory abstract sent to Asa Gray, 1857.
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GHL-HU-gra00078-48
Gray Herbarium, Harvard University

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Species theory abstract sent to Asa Gray, 1857.
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1844 Essay on species theory. [fair copy: CUL-DAR113, 1909 copy: CUL-DAR217.2]. 311 images
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NHM-MSS-DAR4
Natural History Museum (London)

Memo to Emma Darwin about 1844 essay on species.
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CUL-DAR8.(1-102)

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Natural selection, chap. 3 'On the possibility of all organic beings occasionally crossing and on the remarkable susceptibility of the reproductive system to external agencies', Completed 16.12.1856. Summary of book plan.
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CUL-DAR9.(1-87)

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Natural selection, chap. 4 'Variation under nature' Completed 26.01.1857.
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CUL-DAR10.1

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Natural selection, chap. 5 'The struggle for existence as bearing on natural selection'. Completed 3.03.1857.
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CUL-DAR10.2 Natural selection, chap. 6 'On natural selection'. Completed 31 Mar. 1857, corrected 12.06.1858.
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CUL-DAR11.1

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Natural selection, chap. 7 'Laws of variation: varieties & species compared'. Completed 29.09.1857.
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CUL-DAR11.2 Natural selection, chap. 8 'Difficulties in the theory of natural selection in relation to passages from form to form'. Completed 29.09.1857.
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Natural selection, chap. 9 'Hybridism'. Completed 29.12.1857.
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Natural selection, chap. 10 'Mental powers and instincts in animals'. Completed 9.03.1858.
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F3583 Text [Inquiring about the habits of the American Cuckoo, 1858]. Transcribed here

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Natural selection, chap. 11 'Geographical distribution'. Completed 13.10.1856.
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CUL-DAR15.1

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Natural selection, 2d part [large genera and divergence] completed 12.06.1858; draft & fair copy sent to Hooker. Fair copy of CUL-DAR9.(1-87).
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Natural selection, calculations and tables for chap. 4: First part. 162 images
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Natural selection, calculations and tables for chap. 4: cont. 175 & 169 images
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CUL-DAR17.1A

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Drafts of Expression and Descent. 38 images
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CUL-DAR17.1.B

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Draft of Climbing plants, Part I. 106 images
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Draft of Climbing plants, Part I, remainder. 53 images.
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Draft of Cross and self fertilisation, chaps. 8 & 9. 49 images

CUL-DAR18

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Draft of Climbing plants. Part II. 263 images
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Draft of Movement in plants, 1877-80.

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Draft of Earthworms, 1880-1.
SCRC-UCL-Box1Folder2[.1] Text & image Draft of Earthworms, folio 11.
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CWRU-StecherWormsMS Text & image Draft of Earthworms, folio 54.
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CUL-DAR26

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Draft of 'Recollections of the Development of My Mind and Character' [Autobiography]. 205 images
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CUL-DAR27.1

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Notes & drafts for papers on bees, F1658; glaciers of Caernarvonshire F1660; Sagitta, F1664; sea-water on seeds, F1694; bees fertilisation of Papilionaceous flowers, Kidney beans. Proofs & specimens. F1701. 1840s-50s. 137 images
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CUL-DAR27.2

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Draft of & notes for 'On the sexual relations of the three forms of Lythrum salicaria'. 1864-5. F1731. 151 images
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CUL-DAR28.1.A

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Draft of 'Action of carbonate of ammonia on the roots of certain plants', 1882. F1800 64 images.
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CUL-DAR28.1.B

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Fair copy of above. 57 images

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Draft of 'Action of carbonate of ammonia on chlorophyll bodies' & fair copy, 1882, F1801.
Draft of Preliminary notice to Van Dyck, On the modification of a race of Syrian street-dogs. 1882. F1803 110 images
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CUL-DAR29.1

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Catalogues of Beagle specimens: Animals; Fish in spirits of wine; Insects; Shells in spirits of wine. 143 images
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CUL-DAR29.1.A1-A49

Beagle animal notes. (animals [mammals], fish, insects and shells) 1835-9.
Introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes.
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CUL-DAR29.1.B1b-B20 'Fish in Spirits of Wine' [Beagle catalogue] 1832-9.
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CUL-DAR29.1.C Itemized Insects, 1835-9.
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'Shells in Spirits of wine'. [Beagle catalogue] 1832-9.
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Ornithological notes [Beagle bird catalogue] 1836. 123 images
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Lists of Beagle specimens & post-Beagle zoological materials.
Shells; Corallines; Insects in spirits of wine; Mammalia in spirits of wine; Molluscs in spirits of wine; Galapagos birds. Zoological plates & references. 157 images
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CUL-DAR237.3 Text & images Plants notebook. [List of Beagle plants, 1832-6].
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UMZC-Histories4.945 Harmer, 'List of [zoological] specimens collected on the Beagle...kept in the museum [Cambridge].' 20 images
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HarkerCatalogue
Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge

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Catalogue of the "Beagle" Collection of Rocks...
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NHM-MSS-DARA.3
Natural History Museum (London)
Text & image "Series of specimens showing the composition of the circular coral-reef". 1837.
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NHM-405052-1001

List of reptiles and amphibians from Beagle voyage. 1832-7.
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NHM-408865-1001

List of fossil wood specimens from Beagle voyage. 1832-7. Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CUL-DAR29.3.78

Notes on the preservation of specimens [for Beagle voyage]. 1831.
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CUL-DAR30-31

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Zoological diary, 1832-6. 632 images
Introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes
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CUL-DAR32-33

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Geological diary. 1832-6. 485 images. CUL-DAR32: Cape Verdes, Atlantic islands, Brazil, Uruguay, Tierra del Fuego. CUL-DAR33: Uruguay, Argentina, Falklands. Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR34

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Geological diary. Uruguay, Argentina, Falklands, Chiloe. 367 images Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR35

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Geological diary. Chile (with Chonos & Chiloe). 371 images Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR35.328,328a-328j

'Chiloe Janr. 1835' [Beagle field notes]. Introduction by Gordon Chancellor & John van Wyhe
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CUL-DAR36

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Geological diary. Chile, crossing of Andes into Argentina and Copiapo. 310 images Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR37

Geological diary. Northern Chile, Peru, Galapagos, Tahiti, New Zealand. 315 images Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR37.716-795A Geological diary: Galapagos. 10.1835.
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CUL-DAR38

Geological diary. Australia, Mauritius, South Africa, St Helena, Ascension, Bahia, Azores. 1836. 224 images Introduction by Gordon Chancellor
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CUL-DAR39

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Geological notes on South America, specimens, cleavage, fossils, shells, corals, abstracts, maps & diagrams. 1833-9. 398 images
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Geological notes. Field notes: Hobart, Ascension etc. 1838-42. 157 images
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CUL-DAR41

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'Coral Islands' essay and fair copy; 'Recapitulation and concluding remarks' [geology of South America], 'Cleavage' etc. 1835-42. 176 images
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Darwin's referee reports from the Royal Geographical Society
RGS-JMS-8-6   Referee report on Earl, G. W. The Dutch at Timor and Sandal Islands.
RGS-JMS-13-30   Referee report on Orr J., Direction of the rivers in Gipps Land.
RGS-JMS-13-32   Referee report on Earl, G. W. Letter with account of the fresh water in the bottom of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
RGS-JMS-8-7   Referee report on Stanley, Owen. Account of a Cruise among some of the Islands of the Indian Archipelago.
RGS-JMS-6-33   Referee report on Moody, R. C. Extract of a report on the Falkland Islands.
RGS-JMS-13-33   Referee report on Wickham, Capt. J. Some account of the Depuch Islands and native drawings upon the rocks there.
RGS-JMS-6-36   Referee report on Moody, R. C. Further details on the Falkland Islands and notes on the Indians of Patagonia.
RGS-JMS-6-39   Referee report on Robinson, Murriel R. On the town of Carmen and settlement of the rio Negro of Patagonia.
RGS-JMS-16-1   Draft of Note on a block of rock seen on an iceberg in 61 deg. Published as F1652.

Darwin's referee reports from the Geological Society of London

GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.216
Williams, On the raised beaches in Barnstaple. 3.1837.
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GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.65 Forchhammer, Changes of level in Denmark. 10.1837.
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GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.8 Austen, Limestones of Devonshire. 9.1838.
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GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.38 Clarke, Shower of ashes. 1.1840.
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GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.35 Chatfield, earthquake at San Salvador. 11.1840.
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GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.130 Newbold, Rock basins & Phillips, Caves, elephant bones and pumice. 10.1842.
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Darwin's referee reports from the Royal Society of London

RoySoc-RR2.225 Text & image

Sharpe, Foliation and cleavage of the rocks of the north of Scotland. 3.1852.
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RoySoc-RR3.38 Carpenter, Fossil Foraminifera, 'Orbitolites'. 8.1855.
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RoySoc-RR3.40 Text & image 2d report on Carpenter above. 7.1856.
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RoySoc-RR3.41 Text & image 3d report on Carpenter above. 9.1858.
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RoySoc-RR3.147 Horner, Researches near Cairo. 3.1858.
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RoySoc-RR3.255 Smyth, Geology & natural history of Teneriffe. 3.1858.
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RoySoc-RR8.107 S. Haughton, Notes on physical geology. 4.1878.
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RoySoc-RR8.183 J. Prestwich, Parallel Roads of Lochaber. 5.1879
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RoySoc-EC-1839-05 Text & image Election of Darwin to a Fellowship of the Royal Society of London. 1839.
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McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.1] Image Darwin Wallace Medal, Linnean Society of London, 1908.

The Linnean Society of London

LINSOC-SP.57 Text & image Mary Elizabeth Barber, Duvernoia adhatoides; with draft, watercolour drawing and sketch. 5.1869
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LINSOC-CR.67 Text & image Certificate to elect Darwin a Fellow of the Linnean Society. 1853.
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LINSOC-SP.585c[1] Text & image T. H. Huxley, Agamic Reproduction & Embryology of Aphis. 5.[1858]
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LINSOC-SP.1249[.2] Text J. P. M. Weale on Bonatea. 1867.
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LINSOC-SP.1250 Text Four papers by J. P. M. Weale. 1871.
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LINSOC-SP.585c[2] Text & image T. Bell's report on Huxley's paper on Crocodilia. 1859.
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LINSOC-SP.585c[3] Text & image R. Owen on The paper by Willm Huxley, Esq, On the Physalia. 1850.
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LINSOC-SP.585c[4] Text & image E. Forbes to J. J. Bennett submitting papers by Huxley. 5.1848.
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R. Owen to J. J. Bennett on Huxley's papers. 1850.
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LINSOC-SP.16 Text T. Powell, Several atolls of the Tokelan, Ellice, and Gilbert groups, South Pacific. 23.6.1875.
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LINSOC-[A779]

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Darwin's copy of: Greenough, A critical examination of the first principles of geology. 1819.
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Beagle field Notebooks, Beagle Diary, Down House papers
Introduction to Beagle notebooks - Chronological register to notebooks

EH88202366
English Heritage Darwin Collection, Down House
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The Beagle diary. 1831-6.
The most complete transcription of the diary

EH88202324
Cape de Verds notebook. 1-6.1832.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202330 Rio notebook. 4, 6-10.1832.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202332 Buenos Ayres notebook. 11-12.1832-2; 12.1833.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202334 Falkland notebook. 2-5, 8.1833.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202331 B. Blanca notebook. 9-10.1833.
Introduction
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EH88202333 St. Fe notebook. 9-11.1833; 3-4.1835.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202329 Banda Oriental notebook. 11.1833, 4-5.1834.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202328 Port Desire notebook. 1-4, 11-12.1834.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202335

Valparaiso notebook. 8.1834.
Introduction
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EH88202338 Santiago notebook. 9.1834; 2.1835-9.1838?
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202337 Galapagos notebook. 1835.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202336 Coquimbo notebook. 4-5.1835.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202327 Copiapò notebook. 6.1835.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202326 Despoblado notebook. 6-9.1835; 5-9.1836.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202323 Sydney notebook. 1-4.1836.
Introduction by Chancellor & van Wyhe
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EH88202322 Red notebook. 1836-1837.
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EH88202325 Text St Helena Model notebook. 1838.
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EH88202321 Text

'Notebook 1.1'. [1874-80?]
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General Aspect. (Down Landscape). 1843-4.
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EH88202576 Text Catalogue of Down Specimens Notebook. 1855-9.
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EH88202564 Text
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Skins: Pigeons.
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EH88202555 Text
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Longevity & Vitality of Seeds. 1874.
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Lawn plot experiment. 1856-8.
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EH88202577 Receipts and Memoranda book. 1840s-1896.
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Christ's College, Cambridge Stanbury collection (catalogue of Beagle voyage research materials)

Museo Naval de la Nación, Tigre, Brazil

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Forsyth, 'A log of the Proceedings of H. M. Surveying Sloop Beagle.' 1833-6. Introduction by Simon Keynes

CUL-DAR42

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Notes for South America. 'Earthquakes'; 'Scraps Cleavage...Pampas Chapter'. 1835-46. 366 images
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CUL-DAR42.93-96


'Reflection on reading my Geological notes.' 3.1834.
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CUL-DAR42.148
CUL-DAR42.97-99 'The position of the bones of Mastodon (?) at Port St Julian is of interest'. 2.1835.
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CUL-DAR43.1

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Notes by Orbigny, Sowerby & Forbes on Darwin's shells. [See F273 Appendix] 105 images
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'Buenos Ayres The fossil shells'. Fair copy of CUL-DAR43.1.6-45. (46pp)

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Sowerby, 'Descriptions of Tertiary fossil shells from South America.' [F273 Appendix]. 69 images
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CUL-DAR44

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Maps of South America, plans & diagrams (geological sections, etc.). 52 images
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CUL-DAR44.30
St Helena model [leaf]. 9.1838.
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Notes for Natural selection chap. 4 'Variation under nature'. 284 images
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CUL-DAR45.58 'Forbes has thought about variability, being effect of conditions.' 12.1844.
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Notes for Natural selection chap. 5 'Struggle for existence'. 105 images
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Notes for Natural selection. seed & plant experiments, abstracts & alpine plants...; Notes for Journal of researches 2d ed. "may be useful in species theory"; 'Habits of Bees' portfolio. Roses. Peas. 287 images
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CUL-DAR47

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Notes for Natural selection chap. 7 'Laws of Variation'. 361 images
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CUL-DAR48

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Notes for Natural selection chap. 8 'Transitions of Organs'. Notes on bees' cells for origin of species theory. 234 images
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CUL-DAR46.B66

CUL-DAR48.B67-B74

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Last sketch [on bees' cells]. 1858.
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CUL-DAR49

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Notes for Natural selection chap. 3 'On...organic beings occasionally crossing' or dichogamy in plants. Notes on plants 1841-72. 195 images
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Materials for Natural selection chap. 11 'Geographic distribution'; draft for Kemp 'An account of some seeds buried...which germinated.' (F1918) Glen Roy notes & scraps. See F1909. Croll, 'Abstract of views on glacial periods'. Notes on alpine, polar & glacial distribution. 235 images
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Draft pages of Origin of species

Introduction by John van Wyhe

CUL-DAR64.2.28v Text & image Fair copy, Introduction?, folio 10. Origin, pp. 3-4.
Introduction
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[Sect. I], folio 40. Origin, p. 40. (child's drawing on verso) ['Section' became 'Chapter' in Origin]

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CUL-DAR185.103 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 198. Origin, pp. 183-4.
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CUL-DAR185.137 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 202. Origin, pp. 186-7.
CUL-DAR185.108 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 203. Origin, p. 187.
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CUL-DAR185.108 Text & image Sect. VI, folios 208, 208(a), 209, 210. Origin, pp. 187, 190-2, 196-9, 202.
CUL-DAR185.141 Text & image [Sect. VI, folio 209](a). Origin, p. 191.
CUL-DAR157.2 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 211. Origin, pp. 192-3.
CUL-DAR157.3 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 212. Origin, p. 193.
CUL-DAR157.4 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 213. Origin, pp. 193-4.
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CUL-DAR185.108 Text & image Sect. VI, folios 217-221. Origin, pp. 196-9.

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CUL-DAR185.108 Text & image Sect. VI, folio 225. Origin, p. 202.
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CUL-DAR185.146 Text & image [Sect. VI, folio 231](a)(b). Origin, p. 206.
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CUL-DAR185.109.22 Text & image Fair copy, Chap. VII, folio 23. Origin, p. 219. (child's drawing on verso)

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CUL-DAR185.109.24 Text & image [Sect. 9], unnumbered folio (a). Origin, p. 307. (child's drawing on verso)
CUL-DAR185.109.21 Text & image Fair copy, Chap. XIII, folio 48. Origin, pp. 442-3. (child's drawing on verso)
 

CUL-DAR51

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Notes on plant morphology, pangenesis & materials on 'Variation under domestication', 1861-5; diagrams on phyllotaxy, 1863; Antirrhinum, 1862-5; on Ranyard on Pangenesis, draft of Variation chap. 27. 177 images
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CUL-DAR51.C36-C74

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[Draft of Variation] Hypothesis of Pangenesis. 5.1865.
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Text & image Memorandum to John Murray on index for Variation. [1867].
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CUL-DAR52

 

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Notes on botanical topics, variation & pangenesis, 1868-82; draft: organs not being formed by direct action of medium; Galtonian measurements, 1873; Southampton gravel, 1874. See F1351; Romanes on abortion, Torbitt's experiments on potatoes, 1876-. See F1978, F2542, F2532; Aggregation of chlorophyll in plants, 1880-1. 213 images
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CUL-DAR53

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Photographs, drawings, Portfolio 1 notes for Expression, chaps. 2, 3, 6, 7, introduction, memoranda. Notes for Cross and self fertilisation, 1876.
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Photographs & drawings for Expression. 202 images
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Drafts, notes & clippings for Expression. 138 images
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Material for Insectivorous plants (1875). Experimental treatments and observations 1860-2, 1871-2. 260 images
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Material for Insectivorous plants. 1872-3. 225 images
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Material for Insectivorous plants. 1874. 220 images
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Correspondence re insectivorous plants 1860-76. 286 images

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Material for Insectivorous plants. Press-cuttings. 219 images
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Material for Insectivorous plants. 1860s-70s. 255 & 134 images
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Materials for & draft of Insectivorous plants. 129 images
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Text & image Draft of Insectivorous plants, folio 21.
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McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.14] Text & image Draft of Insectivorous plants, folio 38.
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Text & image Draft of Insectivorous plants, folio 314.
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Dibner-MSS405A[.3] Text & image Draft leaf of Insectivorous plants, pp. 277-8.
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SA-Haandskrift394A[.1]

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Draft leaf of Insectivorous plants, pp. 293-4.
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SA-Haandskrift394A[.2] Text & image G. H. Darwin letter to V. Albeck re above MS, 1903.
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CUL-DAR62

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Notes for 'On the action of carbonate of ammonia on the roots of certain plants'. 1882. F1801 132 images
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Earthworms notes CUL-DAR63-65 in a single file.
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CUL-DAR63

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Material for Earthworms. Notes on (1) castings; (2) furrows & ploughed land; (3) experiments at different locales.
Cuttings from scientific journals. 176 images.
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CUL-DAR64.1

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Material for Earthworms.
Experiments on worms; different locales & photographs.
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CWRU-StecherWormsMS Text & image Draft of Earthworms, folio 54.
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CUL-DAR64.2.13v Text & image Draft of Historical sketch for Origin 3d ed. 1-2.1860.
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Material for Earthworms. 1880-81. 171 images.
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CUL-DAR66

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Notes on bloom on leaves & fruit. 1863, 1873-5 & 1877. 232 images. Introduction by Chua & van Wyhe.
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CUL-DAR67

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Notes on bloom on leaves & fruit. 1877-82. 141 images. Introduction by Chua & van Wyhe.
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CUL-DAR68

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Notes on bloom on leaves & fruit; leaf secretion & ants; sleep in plants; salt water; effects of shaking stems of plants. 1873-81. 182 images. Introduction by Chua & van Wyhe.
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Christies-14301Lot201 Images Corrected sheets of Origin 3d ed., sent to Bronn for Origin 2d German ed. (F673)

CUL-DAR69

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Material for new eds. of works: supplemental note for Descent (2d ed. 1877), French trans. of 5th & 6th eds. of Origin; Coral reefs (2d ed. 1874); Coral reefs (3d ed. 1889); Climbing plants (2d ed. 1875); Cross and self fertilisation (2d ed. 1878). 335 images
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CUL-DAR70

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Material for Orchids 2d ed. 1877. Paintings for plates I-IV. 1860-76. 264 images.
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CUL-DAR71

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Abstracts of scientific books. 290 images.
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CUL-DAR71.1-5 'Catalogue of Books (not Journals)'. [1850s-1865?]
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CWRU-StecherWatsonAbstract
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Text & image Abstract of Watson, Cybele Britannica, [7.1856]
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UCL-GaltonPapers1.1.3.5[.2] Text & image Abstract of M'Andrew, Remarks upon Mr. J. G. Jeffrey's last dredging report.
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CUL-DAR72

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Abstracts of scientific books & journals, chiefly on botany. 213 images
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Abstracts of scientific journals. 216 images
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Abstracts of scientific journals, etc. 271 images.
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CUL-DAR75

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Abstracts of pamphlets & scientific journals & Index.
Lists of articles on intercrossing & sterility; dichogamy; variations under Nature & laws of variation. 179 images.
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Notes for Cross and self fertilisation. 1840s-1876.
Hybridity. Old observations on Diptera. 318 images
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Material for Cross and self fertilisation, experimental results 1840s-1875. 265 images
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Notes for Cross and self fertilisation, experimental results cont. 276 images
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Notes for Cross and self fertilisation, experimental results cont. 239 images
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CUL-DAR80

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Material for Descent (including 'Man'). 282 images
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Material for Descent, Sexual Selection: Invertebrates. 1860-70. 237 images
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Material for Descent, Fish & Reptiles. Queries & observations of Günther. 1860-70. 319 images
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Material for Descent. Mammals. Notes & observations, at Zoological Gardens etc. 1867-70. 233 images
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CUL-DAR84.1

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Material for Descent, proofs, letters & prints, woodcuts, feathers, butterfly wings. 309 images
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Material for Descent, sexual selection: birds. 251 images

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Material for Descent, music, hair colour in man, sexual selection: Man (used), polygamy & number of sexes (Chap. 1). 335 images
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Notes for Descent, sexual selection: Proportion of sexes & errata and Insectivorous plants. 289 images
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Material for Descent 2d ed. 1874 chaps. 1-6, & cuttings from journals & photographs. 229 images
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Material for Descent 2d ed. moral sense, mammals & birds. 274 images
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Material for Descent 2d ed. fish, insects, sexual selection, man-voice, music. 284 images
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Material for Descent 2d ed. races, sexual selection, general principles. 211 images.
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CUL-DAR91

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Early notes on guns & shooting. 1827 notes on Christianity. Notes on the moral sense. 'a sketch of the principal events in my life' & list of Darwin's works. 1861 Darwin's draft of recollections of Henslow. Notes found with CUL-DAR119 'Books to be read'. Wallace pension. 1837-81. 172 images
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CUL-DAR91.4-55 'Old & useless notes about the moral sense & some metaphysical points'. 1838-40.
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CUL-DAR91.56-63

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'Life. Written August —  1838' autobiographical fragment. 8.1838.
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CUL-DAR91.70 'Books read'. 2 images
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CUL-DAR91.71 'List of Books bearing on number of inhabitants of small area'
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CUL-DAR91.72 'Books to be read'
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CUL-DAR91.79-80 'Memoranda about Books'.
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CUL-DAR91.88a-88b 'Books to be certainly read'. 1856.
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CUL-DAR91.91-94 Text & image Arabella Buckley, Biographical and bibliographical notes on A. R. Wallace. [1880]
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CUL-DAR91.95-98 Text & image Draft of Memorial of A. R. Wallace for a Civil List Pension. [1880]
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CUL-DAR91.99-100 Text & image A list of potential signatories for Wallace memorial. [1880]
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Notes on Wallace's Island life. 11.1880.
Introduction by John van Wyhe
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Natural History Museum (London)
'a sketch of the principal events in my life'. 1866.
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CUL-DAR91.102-104
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CUL-DAR91.107-109
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'a sketch of the principal events in my life'. 1866-75.
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CUL-DAR91.114-118

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Notes on reading Sumner's Evidence of Christianity. c.1827.
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CUL-DAR92

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Samuel Butler's attack. Fair copies of Darwin's draft letters to Athenaeum, cuttings etc. 1826-82. 300 images
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Letters to J. S. Henslow and John Scott. 1838-63.
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Correspondence: Darwin to Hooker et al. 1866-73.
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Correspondence: Darwin to Hooker. 1876-82.
CUL-DAR99.199a-199b Text & image Draft fragments of Preliminary notice to Krause, Erasmus Darwin. [1879]. Most of draft in CUL-DAR212.
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McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.188] Text & image Draft 12pp on Erasmus Darwin I with quotations from Erasmus Darwin.
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Darwin's annotated copy of Krause, Erasmus Darwin, 1879.
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Corrections for Erasmus Darwin 2d ed., tipped in to Darwin's copy of 1st ed. 2 leaves.
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Proofs for Erasmus Darwin 2d ed., corrections by Francis Darwin, tipped in to Darwin's copy of 1st ed.
PC-Virginia-Galton1879 Text & images E. S. Galton to Darwin, 1879, on Erasmus Darwin. Tipped in to Darwin's copy above.
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Drafts of letters by Darwin. 1862-73.

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Letters and drafts of letters, including some relating to the Beagle voyage. 1831-75.

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Letters to Darwin, including some on Origin. 1841-60.

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Letters to Darwin. 1861-81.

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Letters from J. D. Hooker. 1843-62.

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Letters from Hooker. 1861-64.

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Letters from Hooker. 1865-68.

CUL-DAR103 Itemized Letters from Hooker. 1869-74.
CUL-DAR104 Itemized Letters from Hooker & misc. letters. 1843-82.
CUL-DAR105 Itemized Letters from Fancis Galton. 1860-82.
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Letters from Samuel Butler, A. R. Wallace, John Tyndall et al. 1855-82.

CUL-DAR107 Itemized Recollections of Darwin for Life and Letters. 1882-7 & Huxley/Wilberforce 1860. Plant variation notes 1841-2. (See the largest collection of Recollections of Darwin)
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MLS-FM4.6900
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Text P. G. King, Reminiscences of Mr Darwin on the Beagle. 1892.
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CWRU-StecherInnes Text & image J. Brodie Innes. Recollections of Darwin. 1882.
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UBC-RBSC-ARC-1731-1-43
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Text & image J. Burdon Sanderson, Recollections of a visit to Mr Darwin. 1881.
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SHC-7854.3.17.3.85
Surrey History Centre, Woking
Text & image T. V. Lushington, notes on Origin, Descent and recollections of Darwin. 1866-83.
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SHC-9609.4.3.2 Text & image T. H. Farrer, "A very pleasant visit at Down". Notebook on books read etc. 1877.
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LINSOC-MS.299 Text & image T. H. Farrer, Recollections and letters of Darwin. 1868-81. c.1885.
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Materials for Forms of flowers. Illegitimate progeny of dimorphic & trimorphic plants, mainly Primulae. 1862-77. 292 images
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Materials for Forms of flowers, ditto. 1841-77. 357 images
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Materials for Forms of flowers, ditto. 1863-77. 347 images
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Materials for Forms of flowers, ditto. 1861-77. 263 images
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Christies-2006-Lot43 Text Draft of Forms of flowers, fair copy, folio 25.
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Lehigh-MS-ALS-Darwin-C-1877 Text & image Draft of Forms of flowers, p. 44.
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Sketch of the dimorphic flowers of the primrose. 1861.
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CUL-DAR112

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Letters to Francis Darwin for Life and Letters. Recollections of Darwin. 1882-1916. 351 images
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CUL-DAR113 '1844 Sketch of Species Theory Fair copy annotated by C.D.' 1844. 263 images [of CUL-DAR7]
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Correspondence: Darwin to Hooker. 1843-58.

CUL-DAR115 Itemized Correspondence: Darwin to Hooker. 1859-66.

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Notebook, abstracts of & notes on botanical works, Gaertner, Kölreuter, Herbert, van Mons, Claparède. 186 images
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CUL-DAR117

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W. E. Darwin's botanical notebook, flower diagrams. 1862-70. 58 images

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Edinburgh notebook. 1827-42. Marine life, Cambridge beetles, and post-Beagle notes. 49 images
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RRAuction7Dec.2022Lot1095 Text & image Library ledger page from RGS or GSL? 1838-40.
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CUL-DAR119

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'Books to be read' and 'Books Read' notebook. 1838-68. 84 images
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CUL-DAR120

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'Books [read]' notebook. 1846-65. 49 images
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Notebook B. 1837-8. 284 images
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Notebook C. 2-7.1838. 239 images
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Notebook D. 7-10.1838. 147 images
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Notebook E . 1838. 167 images
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Notebook M. 1838. 150 images
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Notebook N. 1838-9. 118 images
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Notebook A. 1837-9. 172 images
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'TornApartNotebook' Torn apart notebook. 1839-41. 86 images
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'Books Read' and 'Books to be Read' notebook. 1852-60. 55 images
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Edinburgh diary for 1826: birds, beasts & flowers seen on walks. 149 images
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Glen Roy notebook. 1838. 119 images
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Featherstonhaugh, Report of a geological reconnoissance... Wisconsin 1835. 'Charles Darwin Esq. Sec Anti-Moses Society...'. 174 images
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CUL-DAR132

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Pamphlets: Down House 1969; Burgerstein, Darwin 1889; Carlyle on Darwin & refutation. Times 1877; Record 1877. O'Shaughnessy, Darwin confounded 1876; Delpino, Rivista Botanica 1876; Holly berries, 1877. Manual of scientific enquiry, 1859.
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Offprints: Huxley, Obituary of Darwin. Wright, Gray & Wallace. Cuttings etc. on heterostyled & polygamous plants, cleistogamic flowers etc. 902 images
Darwin's notes transcribed here
CUL-DAR134 Reviews of Life and Letters, articles on Darwin. 1882-92. 878 images
CUL-DAR135 Pamphlets, offprints of articles by Darwin [1835-82] & others. Proofs of Coral reefs 2d ed. 1835-82, 1913.
CUL-DAR136 16 botanical & geological pamphlets 1838-84.
CUL-DAR137 State of New York. Senate, (1840)...Geological survey 1841, 1873, 1838, 1839.

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Press-cuttings on Darwin's death & funeral. Mostly French newspapers. 236 images

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Huxley Lectures on general natural history. Medical Times. 1856-7. 173 images

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Issues of The Field. 1864-5. 144 images

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Künckel, Les Lépidoptères à trompe perforante Académie des Sciences (Comptes Rendus). 1875.

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Darwin, To members of the Down Friendly Club. 1877. [F1303]
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Printed matter: Darwin articles; John Murray accounts, 1878-81; Public Orator speech, Cambridge 1878; offprints used by or about Darwin, religion.
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CUL-Add.7831.2 Text

N. Keynes, Account of Darwin's honorary LL.D. degree. Diary, 1877.
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CUL-DAR139.2.1

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Speech by Public Orator on Darwin's honorary degree at Cambridge, 1877.
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McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110[.179] Image Carte de visite of monkey on Darwin books, Cambridge. [1877]

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Material on Darwin: Photographs, engravings & written sketches. Verses by Hoare. Address by Public Orator Cambridge 1877. Cuttings on above & religion from The Index & other journals. 81 images

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Darwin's personal journal (1809-81). [Fair copy of CUL-DAR158 transcribed below]. 26 images

CUL-DAR140.3.1--159

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Draft of Francis Darwin's 'Reminiscences of My Father's Everyday Life'. 167 images. Introduction by Robert Brown
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CUL-DAR140.3.160-207

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Partial fair copy of above. 52 images
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Caricatures of Darwin, cuttings from journals, on Darwin & Carlyle. 57 images

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Material on Darwin's death & funeral. Memorial Fund 1888; obituaries, reviews of Life and Letters. 157 images
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Corrected 1st proofs of Orchids. 2d ed., 1877. 152 images

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Caricatures of and posthumous articles on Darwin & Cambridge University, Invitation to commemoration, 1909.

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Sample seed packets, misc. notes and photographs. 1841-76. 228 images
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Letters by Darwin: Agassiz - Donders

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Letters by Darwin: Du Bois - Haliburton

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Letters by Darwin: Harris - Jenyns

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Letters by Darwin: Johnson - Murdoch

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Letters by Darwin: Murray - Tait

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Letters by Darwin: Talbot - Zacharias

CUL-DAR148.419 Text A. R. Wallace, memo on sterility of hybrids. 1868.
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CUL-DAR149 Itemized

Copies of Darwin's works, many by H. W. Rutherford: Autobiography, Edinburgh notebook, species sketches 1842, 1844, Queries about expression, drafts of Life and Letters and More Letters.

CUL-DAR149.9

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Draft of More Letters, 1903. 409 images
CUL-DAR150 Itemized

Copies of letters from Darwin to Hooker, 1843-81.

CUL-DAR151 Itemized Copies of letters from Darwin to Hooker, 1843-81.
CUL-DAR152 Itemized

Copies of letters from Hooker to Darwin, 1853-82.

CUL-DAR153 Itemized

Darwin family correspondence with Asa Gray, 1836-82.

CUL-DAR154 Darwin family letters. Copy of Darwin on Erasmus Darwin's Zoonomia from Notebook B. 1825-82. 325 images
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CUL-DAR155 Reviews of More Letters, 1903. 183 images
CUL-DAR156 Correspondence: Darwin family, British Association etc. & CUL on gift of Darwin manuscripts. 1942-9. 88 images
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CUL-DAR157 (1-42)

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Draft leaves of Origin, Descent, Movement in plants and below items.
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UCL-PEARSON-10.3
University College London
Text & image Draft of Descent, Chap. I, folio 16, Chap. 5, folio 1 & Chap. 6, folios 1-2.
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PC-USA-DescentMS10 Text & image Draft of Descent, folio 10.
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F3519 Text & image Draft of Descent, folios 11-12.
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FMB-Aut.D-4.1 Text & image Draft of Descent, folio 19.
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Bonhams-16097Lot2315 Text & image Draft of Descent, folio 21.
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MLM-MA3899 Image Draft of Descent, folio 23.
HL-HM-80997
Huntington Library
Text & image Draft of Descent, folio 30.
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Christies-6642 Text & image Draft of Descent, Chap. I, folio 22.
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HL-HM-80997
Huntington Library
Text & image Draft of Descent, Chap. I, folio 30.
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APS-B-D25.56
American Philosophical Society

Draft leaf of Descent Chap. I, p. 36.
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Christies-16082 Text & image Draft leaf of Descent vol. 1, p. 228.
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Bonhams-27617Lot1032 Text & image Draft of Descent, summary of Chapter II.
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HRM-UTA-MS-01064 Text & image Draft of Descent, Chap. II, folio 30.
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SPL-C009-3330 Text & image Draft of Descent, [Chap. VIII], folio 92.
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CUL-DAR157.1.(1-147) Notes, abstracts etc. for Climbing plants. 1863-4. 229 images
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CUL-DAR157.2.(1-114) Itemized Notes etc. for Climbing plants. 1863-4. 225 images
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CUL-DAR157a.1-84

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Experiment Book. 1855-67. 52 images
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CUL-DAR157a.85-109 Itemized

Loose notes & letters tipped into Experiment Book: Seeds & salt water experiments; botanical notes.
Several transcribed

CUL-DAR158.1-76

Darwin's personal 'Journal'. 1838-81. 119 images
Introduction by John van Wyhe
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CUL-DAR159 Itemized

Letters to Darwin: Abbott - Austen.

CUL-DAR160 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Babbington - Buxton.
CUL-DAR161 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Caird - Crichton-Browne.
CUL-DAR162 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Dabney - Dupré. misc. notes for Expression, Cross and self fertilisation, Movement in plants and Earthworms.
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CUL-DAR163 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Edison - Eyton.
CUL-DAR164 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Fabre - Fuchs.
CUL-DAR165 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Gaertner - Gurney.
CUL-DAR166 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Haast - Hyatt.
CUL-DAR167 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Ijkema - Innes.
CUL-DAR168 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Jackowski - Jung.
CUL-DAR169 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Kaufmann - Krohn.
CUL-DAR170 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Langstaff - Lyell.
CUL-DAR171 Itemized Letters to Darwin: McLachlan - Myers
CUL-DAR172 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Naples Zoological Station - Nunn.
CUL-DAR173 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Ogle - Oxenden.
CUL-DAR174 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Packard - Pye-Smith.
CUL-DAR175 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Quatrefages de Bréau - Quetelet.
CUL-DAR176 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Radovanovitch - Rye.
CUL-DAR177 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Sabine - Storer.
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CUL-DAR178 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Tachau - Tylor.
CUL-DAR180

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Letters to Darwin: Vance - Vriese. 1858-82. 99 images
CUL-DAR181

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Letters to Darwin: Wade - Wyman. 1843-82. 788 images
CUL-DAR183 Itemized Letters to Darwin: Yarrell & Youmans. 1845, 1870. 8 images
CUL-DAR184

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Letters to Darwin: Zacharias - Zouteveen. 1870-81. 64 images
CUL-DAR185 Itemized Correspondence, largely with Darwin family members and drafts of Dust, Geol. Soc. Jrnl., 1846 (F1672), Origin, Expression, Cirripedia, Movement in plants.
Drafts transcribed
CUL-DAR185.135 Text & image Draft of Movement in plants, folios 1-5.
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CUL-DAR185.143 Text & image  Draft of Expression, Ch I, folio 8.
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CUL-DAR185.144 Text & image Draft of Expression, p. 48.
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CUL-DAR185.101 Text & image Emma Darwin, 'The pound of sugar'.
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CUL-DAR186 'Queries about expression': replies; notes and correspondence on other subjects, 1839-81. See Introduction by R. B. Freeman and Introduction by John van Wyhe. 248 images
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APS-B-D25.335 Text & image 'Queries about expression'. 1867.
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CUL-DAR187 'notes found with MS of Climbing Plants'. 1864-5. 10 images
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CUL-DAR188

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Notes, draft and fair copy of 'An account of the fine dust which often falls on vessels in the Atlantic ocean', Geol. Soc. Jrnl., 1846 (F1672). 41 images
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CUL-DAR189

Expression of emotions, loose notes. 1839-72. 199 images
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CUL-DAR190 Insectivorous plants figures & plates. c.1875. 51 images
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CUL-DAR191 "Man", on orangutans. Zoological Gardens, 1838. 9 images
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CUL-DAR192 Notes on Phyllotaxy. 1845. 21 images
CUL-DAR193 Notes & clippings for Variation, 1865-75. 142 images
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CUL-DAR194 Loose notes 'removed from correspondence', Humble bees, hypericum, earthworms, potato grafts etc. 1835-82. 98 images
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CUL-DAR195

Notes on expression of the emotions. 1839-72. 551 images
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CUL-DAR195.1 Itemized Notes on expression: blushing.
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CUL-DAR195.2

Itemized Notes on expression: Astonishment, fear.
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CUL-DAR195.3 Itemized Notes on expression: Indignation, rage, screaming, etc.
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CUL-DAR195.4 Itemized Notes on expression: Laughter, frowning, and introduction.
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CUL-DAR196 Itemized Notes & clippings, erratic boulders, barometer, drafts of Life nad letters vol. 2, Expression and Orchids. 1848-1909. 121 images
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CUL-DAR196.1-5,7-8

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CUL-DAR196.3.1 Text & image [Draft] Petition to H M Government regarding a pension for Alfred Russel Wallace.
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CUL-DAR196.6.1 Draft of Life and letters vol. 2. 1885-7. 245 images
CUL-DAR197 Entomological abstracts, notes on conversation, Wollaston, Waterhouse, Madeira. c.1856. 75 images
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CUL-DAR198 Letters to Francis Darwin on his search for Darwin's letters, 1882-3. 621 images
36 items transcribed
CUL-DAR199 Itemized Francis Darwin correspondence, 1882-1910.
CUL-DAR199.1.2 Text 'Notes on publishing the religious views in Darwin's Autobiography' c.1886.
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CUL-DAR200

Francis Darwin correspondence, botanical research materials, notes for Life and letters. 1879-1906. 472 images.
28 transcribed here

CUL-DAR200.1.1 PDF Francis Darwin, "Experiments Book". 1879-1906.
CUL-DAR200.2.(1-75) Itemized Album of cuttings & offprints by Francis Darwin.
CUL-DAR200.3.(1a-74) Itemized Francis Darwin correspondence, printed matter and botanical research materials.
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CUL-DAR201 Itemized 'Curious' & 'queer' letters to Darwin, 1871-82. 125 images
CUL-DAR202 Draft letters from Darwin. Hybrid geese. 1876-82. 288 images
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CUL-DAR203 Itemized Abstracts of Edward Blyth letters. 1855-60. 31 images
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CUL-DAR204 Itemized Family letters to Darwin re Beagle and engagement and marriage to Emma Wedgwood, 1822-40.
CUL-DAR205 Itemized Origin of species notes part 2. See CUL-DAR45-50 for part 1.
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Notes on Rudimentary organs. 102 images
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CUL-DAR205.1.37 Text Notes on Vestiges of creation. 1844.
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CUL-DAR205.1.70

Early draft title of Origin. 'On the mutability of species' & notes.
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CUL-DAR205.2

Notes on Means of distribution. 295 images
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CUL-DAR205.3

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Notes on distribution of animals. 355 images
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CUL-DAR205.4

Notes on Geographical distribution and species. 161 images
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CUL-DAR205.5

Notes on Principle of divergence, transitional organs/instincts. 289 images
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CUL-DAR205.6

Notes on Embryology [pigeons]. 113 images
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CUL-DAR205.7 Notes on Hybridism, sterility and pigeons. 208 images
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CUL-DAR205.8

Notes on Monochaetum, notes on plants. 118 images
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CUL-DAR205.9

Notes on palaeontology, geology. 636 images
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AMNH-47-D Text & image Original MS of CUL-DAR205.9.323.
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CUL-DAR205.10 Notes on Variation, varieties. 137 images
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CUL-DAR205.11 Notes on Instinct, change in habit. 214 images
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CUL-DAR205.11.89 'I have been watching black Aphis'. 6.1858.
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CUL-DAR206 Browse
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111 images
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CUL-DAR206.1 Questions & experiments notebook & notes. 1838-61.
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CUL-DAR206.42 'Questions for Mr. Wynne'. 1838.
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CUL-DAR207

Botanical notes [Gorringes C.41b & C.41d-g]. Trees N Zealand. Baron de Villa Franca... 1835-82. 42 images
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CUL-DAR208 Excised leaves Notebooks A-E, Torn Apart notebook (CUL-DAR121-127), Summer 1842; further notes. 1837-42. 275 images
CUL-DAR208.71 Notes on fossils and trout. 1842.
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CUL-DAR208.72 Notes on trout and breeding. 1842.
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MLM-6512   Draft of Orchids, signed fragment. 1869.
APS-B-D25.37 Text & image Draft of Orchids, signed fragment. 1877.
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Sanders-3.2017Lot96 Text & image Draft of Orchids, folio 192.
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Christies-21034Lot54 Text & image Draft of Orchids, fair copy, chap. III, folio 179.
1892 letter from H. E. Litchfield: Christies-21034Lot54[.2]
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CUL-DAR209.1

Notes for Movement in plants. (1880). Circumnutation of leaves, sleep. Drafts of Cross and self fertilisation, Expression, Descent & Orchids. 1862-82. 233 images
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CUL-DAR209.2 Notes for Movement in plants, circumnutation of leaves cont. 245 images
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CUL-DAR209.3

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Notes for Movement in plants, circumnutation of leaves, cont. 'Circumnutation of Mature Stems & Leaves'. Hyponasty. 493 images
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CUL-DAR209.4 Notes for Movement in plants. Notes on movements of cotyledon. 572 images
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CUL-DAR209.5 Notes for Movement in plants, movements of radicals. 332 images
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CUL-DAR209.6 Notes for Movement in plants, Misc. references. 312 images
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CUL-DAR209.7 Notes for Movement in plants, heliotropism (phototropism). 219 images
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CUL-DAR209.8 Notes for Movement in plants, heliotropism, oats, beta, cabbages, philoxis. 234 images
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CUL-DAR209.9 Notes for Movement in plants, 'Effects of Radiation on Sleeping Plants'. 151 images
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CUL-DAR209.10 Notes for Movement in plants. Sleep (Leguminosae). 99 images
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CUL-DAR209.11

Notes for Movement in plants, geotropism. 49 draft leaves of: Descent, 'Biographical sketch of an infant', Cross and self fertilisation, Forms of flowers & Orchids. 372 images
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CUL-DAR209.12 Notes for Movement in plants, bloom, sleep, shaking plants, applications of water, drafts of Cross and self fertilisation & Expression. 1862-82. 280 images
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CUL-DAR209.13 Notes for Movement in plants. Fertilisation (Thalia). 47 images
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CUL-DAR209.14 Notes for Movement in plants, sleep of leaves, drafts of Cross and self fertilisation, Descent & Forms of flowers. 285 images
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CUL-DAR209.15

Notes for Movement in plants. 111 images
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CUL-DAR210 Itemized Darwin family material: correspondence, papers & reminiscences. 1854-1909.
CUL-DAR210.1 Itemized George Darwin correspondence. 1866-82. Speech by Public Orator on Darwin's honorary degree at Cambridge, 1877, transcribed here.
CUL-DAR210.2 Itemized Family letters, mainly of George and Francis Darwin.
Family pedigree info transcribed
CUL-DAR210.3 Itemized Letters from Emma Darwin to George Darwin. 1881-96.
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CUL-DAR210.4 Itemized

Letters and papers of George Darwin, 1894-1909. Drafts of Cirripedia.
Several transcribed

CUL-DAR210.5 Itemized

Letters of William Erasmus Darwin, 1856-1914.

CUL-DAR210.6 Itemized Letters of William Erasmus Darwin and family correspondence. 1851-96.
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CUL-DAR210.7

Letters to William Erasmus Darwin, 1861-1909.
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CUL-DAR210.8 Itemized Darwin's letters to Emma, memorandum on marriage, Darwin's religious doubts and Emma Darwin's reminiscences of Darwin's last years.
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CUL-DAR210.8.1

'Work finished If not marry' Memorandum on marriage. 1838.
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CUL-DAR210.8.2 'This is the Question Marry Not Marry' Memorandum on marriage. 7.1838.
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CUCNY-HerterBox1[.3] Text & image C. A. Herter, Darwin's marriage notes, partial copy from H. E. Litchfield. 1904.
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CUCNY-HerterBox1[.4] Text & image H. E. Litchfield letter to C. A. Herter. 1904.
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CUL-DAR210.8.14 Emma Darwin's memo about Darwin's religious doubts. c. 2.1839.
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CUL-DAR210.8.(36-41) Emma Darwin's reminiscences of Darwin's last years. 17 images
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CUL-DAR210.8.(42-50)

W. E. & Francis Darwin on publishing religious part of the Autobiography. 17 images
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CUL-DAR210.9 Itemized College bills, 1858-61, correspondence, 1861-1909, Letter to Times, May 1881.
CUL-DAR210.9.30

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'Things for a week'. 5.1859. Darwin's list of items to take on holiday. Introduction by Janet Browne
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CUL-DAR210.10

Correspondence and notes pertaining to Darwin's estate at Beesby. 1844-71.
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CUL-DAR210.10.26 'Annuity for J. Parslow.' Darwin's butler.
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CUL-DAR210.11 Itemized Letters and accounts from John Murray. 1839-56.
CUL-DAR210.11.37 Notebook of observations on Darwin children. 1839-56.
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CUL-DAR210.11.38 Notes on Darwin children.
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CUL-DAR210.12

Family correspondence with Anthony Rich 1878-1889.
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CUL-DAR210.13

Materials on death of Anne 'Annie' Elizabeth Darwin. Reminiscence of Charles Waring Darwin. 153 images
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CUL-DAR210.13.40

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Reminiscence of Anne Elizabeth Darwin. 'Our poor child, Annie'. 1851.
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CUL-DAR210.13.42 Reminiscence of Charles Waring Darwin "Our poor baby". 1858.
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CUL-DAR210.14

Letters and materials on genealogy. 431 images
Genealogical notes transcribed

CUL-DAR211

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Letters, mostly from Darwin to Francis Darwin. 1866-1906. 546 images
Notes transcribed

CUL-DAR212

Draft of Preliminary notice to Krause, Erasmus Darwin. F1319. 1878-9. More fragments in CUL-DAR99.199a-199b
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CUL-DAR213

Proofs of Erasmus Darwin; Forms of flowers; Movement in plants; Climbing plants; Descent 2d ed.; Expression; Insectivorous plants; Cross and self fertilisation; Origin 6th ed. & 33d thousand. 1867-87.

Christies-21952Lot82 Image Revised proof sheets of Insectivorous plants (selection).
CUL-DAR214 Emma Darwin's Recipe Book. 1839-44? 94 images
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CUL-DAR215

Darwin's funeral, obituaries & related correspondence, & on Darwin's LL.D. degree. 1877-1906. 345 images
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YorkProbateSubRegistry Last will and testament of Charles Robert Darwin. 1881-2.
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Skinner-2865BLot18 Text & image Codicil to Darwin's last Will and Testament. 27.11.1855.
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CUL-DAR216

Scrapbook or press cuttings relating to Darwin's death, obituaries. 126 images
Many transcribed Obituaries in Darwin Online, the largest collection in the world.

CUL-DAR217.1

Sketch of species theory (copy of CUL-DAR6); proofs of Foundations, 1909. 126 images

CUL-DAR217.2 Sketch of species theory 1842 etc. (copy by H. W. Rutherford), see CUL-DAR6. 261 images
CUL-DAR217.3 Beagle diary. 1891 typescript, under Horace Darwin's supervision. Full here and F1925. 748 images
CUL-DAR218 Itemized

Correspondence: Erasmus Darwin. 1768-1819.

CUL-DAR219 Itemized Darwin family correspondence. 1866-1987. 2,426 items.
CUL-DAR220 Itemized

'Gorringes catalogue' of Darwin material at Gorringes House, Downe, 1932.

CUL-DAR221

Correspondence and papers relating to CUL accession of Darwin manuscripts. 1950s-1960s. Photocopies: drafts of Origin, Descent, Expression, Insectivorous plants, Earthworms. Catalogues of Darwin's papers & abstracts. Letters & offprints on Patrick Matthew, A. Hancock. 242 images
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CUL-DAR222

Index to Darwin's annotations in Gardeners' Chronicle. 1840-82. 36 images
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CUL-DAR223

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Beagle voyage correspondence. 1831-6. 185 images
CUL-DAR224.1 Image Letter on borrowing barnacles. 1854-6.
CUL-DAR225 Darwin family photographs & caricatures of Darwin. 296 images
CUL-DAR226

Reviews of Darwin's works. 1859-82. 781 images
3 transcribed here See Reviews, the largest collection in the world.

CUL-DAR227 Itemized

Papers of Erasmus Darwin & Robert Waring Darwin. 1731-1848.

CUL-DAR228 Text
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Draft essay: 'Breeding is the art of raising different kinds of animals for the use or pleasure of man.' 1875. Unpublished.
Drafts of Insectivorous plants. 13 images
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CUL-DAR229 Itemized Diplomas presented to Darwin & related correspondence. 1857-81.
CUL-DAR230 Itemized

Correspondence re awards to Darwin. 1860-81.

CUL-DAR231 Itemized

Newspaper articles on Darwin and Down House. 1881-1936.

CUL-DAR232 Itemized

Portraits and photographs of Darwin and family. 1838-1940.

CUL-DAR233 Itemized Lantern slides: Darwin, Down House and contemporary men of science. c.1909.
CUL-DAR234 Image

Botanical notebook of William Erasmus Darwin. 1850s-60s.

CUL-DAR235 Itemized Correspondence: Francis Galton and Francis Darwin. 1897-1912.
CUL-DAR236 Itemized Beagle geological specimen notebooks (Sedgwick Museum).
Transcribed in HarkerCatalogue
CUL-DAR237 Itemized Beagle botanical specimen notes. 1832-43.
CUL-DAR237.3 Text & images Plants notebook. [List of Beagle plants, 1832-36].
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CUL-DAR238 Itemized Papers of Charles Galton Darwin. 1870-1960s.
CUL-DAR239 Itemized

Leonard Darwin papers: correspondence with Emma Darwin, Nora Barlow, Ida Darwin; draft papers & articles on eugenics; recollections of Darwin & R. W. Darwin. 1860s-1943. 1,160 items.

Beagle library Itemized The entire Beagle library is in Darwin Online.
Introduction
by John van Wyhe.
407 works, 274 fully transcribed
CUL-DAR240

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'Catalogue of the Library of Charles Darwin'. 1875-1909. 440 images. Introduction by J. David Archibald
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CUL-DAR.LIB Itemized Darwin Library, Cambridge University Library. 820 items.

See also Catalogue of the library of Charles Darwin…1908. A4 and A catalogue of the Darwin reprint collection…1963. A1037.
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CUL-DAR241 Itemized R. D. Keynes: typescript of alterations to Beagle diary, 1980s.
CUL-DAR242

Emma Darwin's diary. 1824-96. 3,325 images.
Introduction by Janet Browne
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CUL-DAR242 Text

Emma Darwin's diary (all in one file)

CUL-DAR243 Itemized Sale catalogue: Breadsall Priory estate, Derbyshire, 1884.
CUL-DAR244 Itemized Watercolour endorsed 'E. Darwin 1807' and 1881 letters thereon.
CUL-DAR245 Itemized Henrietta Emma Litchfield, correspondence & papers, recollection of Anne 'Annie' Darwin. 1857-1927.
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CUL-DAR246.- Text Henrietta Emma Litchfield, autobiographical fragment. 1926.
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CUL-DAR247.- Text Henrietta Emma Litchfield, Journal, 1871.
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CUL-DAR248 Itemized Richard Buckley Litchfield: notebooks. 1871-93.
CUL-DAR249 Itemized Correspondence of Darwin: BL photocopies. c.1976.
CUL-DAR250 Itemized Diaries and papers of William Darwin Fox. 1820-80.
CUL-DAR250.5 W. D. Fox. Diary and accounts 'No VI...Cambridge'. 1824-6. 207 images
CUL-DAR251 Itemized George Howard Darwin & Darwin family correspondence. 1700s-1970s. 4,874 items.
CUL-DAR251.1106-7 Text Emma Darwin, Reminiscences of Darwin on the Beagle. [1882?]
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CUL-DAR252.1   Catalogue of Darwin's pamphlet collection: [General] A-F. 1870-99. See CUL-DAR75.
CUL-DAR252.2   Catalogue of Darwin's pamphlet collection: [General] G-M.
CUL-DAR252.3   Catalogue of Darwin's pamphlet collection: [General] N-Z.
CUL-DAR252.4 Text Catalogue of Darwin's pamphlet collection: [General] (addenda)
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CUL-DAR252.5 Text Catalogue of Darwin's pamphlet collection: Quarto.
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CUL-DAR253 Itemized Darwin centenary celebrations. 1908-9.
CUL-DAR254 Itemized Reviews of Darwin and modern science & More letters. 1903-9.
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Lists of fruit trees, stove plants, garden plants at Down House. 20 images
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PC-California Catalogue of trees and plants at Down House. 1844-6.
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CUL-DAR256 Itemized Abstracts of books in Darwin Library, some on expression, Galapagos birds etc. 37 images
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CUL-DAR257 Itemized Darwin family photographs. 1830s-1950s.
CUL-DAR258 Itemized Papers of Horace Darwin and his descendants. 1850s-1950s.
CUL-DAR259 Itemized Photos of Shrewsbury Darwin statue; Photo of Darwin Maull & Polyblank 1855.3 [1912]; painting of William Alvey Darwin.
CUL-DAR260 Itemized Reginald Darwin's Portland vase scrapbook. c.1868-75.
CUL-DAR261-265 Down House manuscripts (See entries here)
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Correspondence 1815-1945.

CUL-DAR262 Itemized 

Darwin biographical material, correspondence, family papers.

CUL-DAR262.2 Itemized Papers and letters on Erasmus Darwin. Galton in Notes & Queries. Misc.
CUL-DAR262.3 Itemized Papers re Mrs Schimmelpennick.
CUL-DAR262.4.1 Leonard Darwin to O. Richter, Mendel did not visit Darwin.
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CUL-DAR262.5 Itemized Darwin letters (copies) and fragmentary notes.
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CUL-DAR262.6 Itemized Letters on sermon after Darwin's funeral.
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CUL-DAR262.7 Itemized Leonard Darwin's letters 1929-1932.
CUL-DAR262.7.18 Text Leonard Darwin to Buxton Browne regarding Mendel.
CUL-DAR262.8.1-2 Lists of journals & reviews. 'Index to contents of Drawer / Catalogue'.
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CUL-DAR262.8.9-18 'List of reviews of Origin of Sp & of C. Darwin's Books.'
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CUL-DAR262.9

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Darwin silver and plate account, Aug. 1853.
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CUL-DAR262.10 Itemized  Papers on wormstone by Horace Darwin. 1877-1952.
CUL-DAR262.11 Itemized  Loose papers from Account books, book sale profits, savings, etc.
CUL-DAR262.12 Itemized  Papers on Darwin by Collinge, Hopkinson, Pearson and Ritter.
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CUL-DAR262.13 Itemized  German and Swiss newspaper cuttings on Darwin's birthday 1877.
CUL-DAR262.14 Itemized Papers on Darwin centenary, Whipple to Howarth. 1909. (see J. C. Simpson collection)
CUL-DAR262.15 Itemized

Letters on tickets for unveiling Darwin statue, South Kensington, 1885.

CUL-DAR262.18 Itemized

Francis Darwin letters to Dorothea (Dora) Pertz. 1886-1919.

CUL-DAR262.19 Itemized Extracts from Minute-books of Philosophical Club and Geological Society. Harker, 1907 Transcribed in A104
CUL-DAR262.20 Itemized Copies of letters from Darwin to J. O. Westwood.
CUL-DAR262.21 Itemized Notes on Darwin Family 1505-1848. Elston Hall aerial photo.
CUL-DAR262.22.2 Itemized Hooker to Ramsay on death of Darwin.
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CUL-DAR262.23 Itemized Recollections of Darwin by Henrietta Litchfield.
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CUL-DAR262.25 Itemized Papers on erecting church, Kororarika, N.Z. 1841.
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CUL-DAR262.27.1 Itemized
PDF
University of Chicago Darwin centennial celebration. Programme 1959.
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Darwin letters (copies) to R. Hunt, W. White, W. T. Preyer. Recollection of Darwin by W. Baxter.
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CUL-DAR263 Itemized Correspondence: Darwin and John Lubbock. 1855-79.
CUL-DAR264 Itemized Correspondence: Susannah Darwin & Josiah and Sarah Wedgwood. 1774-90s.
CUL-DAR265 Itemized Maps drawn by Darwin, household account books. 1831-81.
CUL-DAR265.7

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Leschenaultia. 2 images
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CUL-DAR265.8 Leschenaultia. 1 image
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CUL-DAR265.9   Red Acct Book. 1831-48.
CUL-DAR265.10   Classed Accounts. 1861-4.
CUL-DAR265.11   Classed Accounts. 1864-7.
CUL-DAR265.12   Classed Accounts. 1866-81.
CUL-DAR265.13   Classed Accounts. 1866-81.
CUL-DAR266 Itemized Darwin letters to W. D. Fox (copies of Christ's College collection)
CUL-DAR267 Itemized Papers of the Darwin family of Elston. 1662-1928.
CUL-DAR268 Itemized Papers of Erasmus Darwin. 1768.
CUL-DAR269 Itemized Emma Darwin letters to George Darwin. 1863-90.
CUL-DAR270 Itemized Quentin Keynes deposit (Now at Linnean Society of London)
CUL-DAR271 Itemized Darwin: Darwin juvenilia and family letters. Ursula Mommens deposit. c.1818-1959.
Notes transcribed
CUL-DAR272 Itemized

3 photos of Emma Darwin & Henrietta Litchfield.

CUL-DAR273 Itemized Annotated map of coral reefs around the world.
CUL-DAR274 Itemized Francis Darwin letters to Darwin and family letters. [1865]-1940.
CUL-DAR275   115 letters from W. E. Darwin to Darwin and family letters, Henrietta Darwin and letters to Emma Darwin. 1862-82.
BROM-P.123.25.3.1
Bromley Archives and Museum
Itemized Correspondence between Rev Ffinden, Sir John Lubbock & the Darwins. 1873-5. 37 images
CWRU-StecherDistilled Text & image List for a chemist.
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CWRU-StecherAether Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'Æther'. 1872.
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CWRU-StecherChlorodyne Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'Chlorodyne'. 1874.
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HIBD-DarwinLetter Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'distilled Water'. 1857-64.
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CUCNY-HerterBox1[.2] Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'Litmus paper'. 1873.
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BROM-144.1
Bromley Historic Collections
Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'Spirits of wine'. 16 March.
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BROM-144.2 Text & image Note to Baxter's chemist 'Hydrated Magnesia' 11 Dec.
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UVa-Darwin-Evolution-3314-1.43
University of Virginia Library
Text & image Notes on Darwin's symptoms for physician John Chapman. 20.05.1865.
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UVa-QH361-1883.D37-P6 Image Annotated proof of A Posthumous Essay on Instinct for Linnean Journal. 'Private, uncorrected proof'. 1883. See F1434.
CUL-DAR205.1.70

Draft title of Natural selection. 'On the mutability of species' & other notes.
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APS-B-D25.L[.38]

Proposed title page for Origin.
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CUL-DAR64.2.13v Text & image Draft of Origin 3d ed., Historical sketch, 1-2.1860.
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Sothebys-N11124 Text & image Signed autograph paragraph from Origin 3d ed. for Hermann Kindt. 10.1865.
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Sothebys-L11408 Text & image If Mivart had read my account of the niata Cattle. 1872.
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APS-B-H981.26 [Memorial for the endowment of scientific research] by Lockyer & Appleton. 1873. F3462 Introduction by John van Wyhe
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Funeral of Mr. Darwin...order of procession.

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Funeral of Mr. Darwin...Admit the bearer...CHOIR.

APS-B-D25.120[.3] Image Anthem by J. Frederick Bridge...for Darwin's funeral.
A205 Image
Axel Haig, Copper engraving of Darwin's new study at Down House. 1882. (A signed Darwin family copy)

Private Collection, USA

PC-USA-OriginAnts Text & image Notes on Huber's Recherches sur les Moeurs des Fourmis Indigènes (1810). c.1858. (For Origin of species)
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PC-USA-OriginMS270 Text & image Draft of Origin, folio 270.
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PC-USA-OriginMS324 Text & image Draft of Origin, folio 324.
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Sanders-3.2017Lot96 Text & image Draft of Orchids, folio 192.
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PC-USA-DescentMS10 Text & image Draft of Descent, folio 10.
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PC-USA-CDtoHenslow1860

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Darwin letter to Henslow, on success of Origin. 1860.
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PC-USA-SedgwickOrigin Text & image Darwin letter to Sedgwick on sending Origin. 1859.
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PC-USA-HuxleyPigeons Text & image Darwin letter to Huxley on a manuscript on the evolution of pigeons. 1859.
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PC-USA-DescentReceipt Text & image Receipt for Murray's payment for Descent. 1871.
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PC-USA-CDletter1880 Text & image Darwin letter on history of theory of evolution. 1880.
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PC-USA-GrayVariation Darwin letter to Asa Gray on Variation. 1868.
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Private collection, California

PC-California Catalogue of trees and plants at Down House. 1844-6.
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Private Collection, Carroll

Carroll1 Text & image FitzRoy letter to N. Ogle on appointment of A. Derbishire to Beagle. 1831.
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Carroll2 Text & image FitzRoy letter, career resume and photo to A. Delamarche. 1862.
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Carroll3 Text & image  FitzRoy. Brief note shortly before his suicide. 1865
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Carroll4 Text & image Darwin letter to G. N. Smith with wax seal. 1840.
Introduction by Angus Caroll
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Carroll5 Text & image Darwin, Notes on the chain for the well at Down House. 1852.
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Private Collection, Virginia

PC-Virginia-Francis-F373

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Francis Darwin's annotated copy of Origin. 1859.
Introduction by John van Wyhe
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Darwin's annotated copy of Descent, 1871, vol. 1.
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Leaf tipped in to Darwin's copy of Descent, vol. 1.
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A. Macalister to Francis Darwin 1901 in Darwin's copy of Descent, vol. 1.
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Darwin's annotated copy of Descent, 1871, vol. 2.
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Annotated clipping: Müller, Ophrys muscifera. Nature, 1878.
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PC-Virginia-ClimbingPlants1 Image 'Antirrhinum majuss' pinned on inside back flyleaf of Darwin's copy of Climbing plants 2d ed.
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Darwin's annotated copy of Insectivorous plants, 1875.
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Corrections for Insectivorous plants 2d ed., tipped in to Darwin's copy of 1st ed. 2 leaves.
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Darwin's annotated copy of Krause, Erasmus Darwin, 1879.
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Corrections for Erasmus Darwin 2d ed., tipped in to Darwin's copy of 1st ed. 2 leaves.
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Proofs for Erasmus Darwin 2d ed. (pp. 1-2, 15-16), corrections by Francis Darwin, tipped in to Darwin's copy of 1st ed.
PC-Virginia-Galton1879 Text & image E. S. Galton to Darwin, 1879, on Erasmus Darwin. Tipped in to Darwin's copy above.
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J.C. Simpson Collection, Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
McGill-CA-OSLER0-P110

 

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Correspondence, including Darwin's children and A. E. Shipley, clippings, photographs and manuscripts relating to 1909 Darwin Centenary, Cambridge, esp. exhibition at Christ's College.
Introduction by John van Wyhe
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Bonhams-16157Lot2029 Image
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Signed Zoological Society of London pass.
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