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Darwin Online contains 212,164 searchable text pages, 220,750 page images, 790 PDFs & 8,000 illustrations).

2016, 11.24

In honour of the anniversary of the publication of the Origin of species on 24 November 1859, newly written introductions to all six editions go online:

Chancellor, Gordon and John van Wyhe. Origin of species, first edition.

Chancellor, Gordon. Origin of species, second edition.

Chancellor, Gordon. Origin of species, third edition.

Chancellor, Gordon. Origin of species, fourth edition.

Chancellor, Gordon. Origin of species, fifth edition.

Chancellor, Gordon. Origin of species, sixth edition.

All editions of the Origin of species are of course available on Darwin Online, here.

2016, 11.22

A rare wax seal Darwin used on some of his letters:

Darwin, C. R. 1840. Autograph letter to Rev. Smith with wax seal. Text & images

See Angus Carroll's important illustrated introduction.

2016, 10.11

A newly recorded recollection of Darwin on Christianity:

Tennyson, H. 1897. [Recollection of Tennyson and Darwin on Christianity.] Alfred Lord Tennyson: a memoir. Text F2171

2016, 09.07

Darwin, C. R. [Extract from an unpublished Work on Species]. Gardeners' Chronicle (2 October): 735. PDF F352a

Darwin, C. R. 1862. [Letter.] In: Wagner, Rud. Naturforschung und Theologie. Jahrbücher für deutsche Theologie 7: 167. Text F2170

2016, 06.20

Tristram, H. B. 1859. On the Ornithology of Northern Africa. Ibis, 1 (October), 415-435. Text PDF A1008

Tristram, H. B. 1860. [Review of Origin of species]. President's Address. (Read 29 March) Transactions of the Tyneside Naturalists' Field Club, 4 (1858-60), 218-228. Text PDF A1009

Newton, Alfred. 1888. Early days of Darwinism. Macmillan's Magazine 57 (February): 241-249. Text PDF A1010

Anon. 1862. Our ancestry. Punch, or the London Charivari (22 November): 209. Text Image A1011

2016, 06.10

Harting, P. 1882. Een gedenkteeken voor Darwin. Album der Natuur 31 (81): 325-327. Image A1017

2016, 05.04

Darwin's memo to Emma Darwin regarding the publication of the 1844 species essay in the event of his unexpected death.

2016, 03.14

Collections of Darwin's abstracts or reading notes transcribed from DAR 73, 75 and 116. See Manuscripts.

2016, 01.22

Hooker, J. D. 1868. Darwin's hypothesis. Athenaeum no. 2131 (29 August): 270-271. PDF A995

Hooker, J. D. 1869. Presidential address. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Norwich) 38: lviii-lxxv. PDF A994

Darwin, G. H. 1873. Commodities versus labour. Contemporary Review 22: 689-98. PDF A998

Darwin, G. H. 1873. On beneficial restrictions to liberty of marriage. Contemporary Review 22: 412-26. PDF A997

Darwin, G. H. 1874. Note upon the article 'Primitive man-Tylor and Lubbock,' in No. 273. (Letter to the editor, 7 August) Quarterly Review 137: 587-8. PDF A999

Thiselton Dyer, et al 1874. [Replies to Darwin's] Flowers of the primrose destroyed by birds. Nature. 9 (30 April): 509. PDF A1005

Newton, et al. 1874. Flowers of the primrose destroyed by birds. Nature. 10 (7 May): 6-7. PDF A1006

Darwin, G. H. 1874. Professor Whitney on the origin of language. Contemporary Review 24: 894-904. PDF A1000

Darwin, G. H. 1875. On maps of the world. Philosophical Magazine 4th ser. 50: 431-4. PDF A1001

Darwin, G. H. 1875. On a mechanical representation of the second elliptic integral. Messenger of Mathematics 4: 113-15. PDF A1002

Darwin, F. 1875. On the primary vascular dilation in acute inflammation. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology 10 (1875-6): 1-16. PDF A996

Darwin, F. 1876. On the structure of the snail's heart. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology 10 (1875-6): 506-510. PDF A1004

2016, 01.15

Strange account from Darwin's home town.

D. K. 1885. Shrewsbury and Darwin. New York Times (4 January): 4. Text A1012

Darwin and Wallace. Three papers on the tendency of species to form varieties; and on the perpetuation of varieties and species by natural means of selection. Zoologist 16: 6293-6308. Text Image PDF F1700

 

2015, 12.19

Just discovered! Darwin's last intentional publication in a scientific journal?

Villa Franca, Baron de and Dr Glass. 1882. On new varieties of the sugar-cane produced by planting in apposition. By the Baron de Villa Franca, and Dr. Glass, Superintendent of the Botanic Garden, Rio de Janeiro. Communicated by the late Charles Darwin. Journal of Botany: British and Foreign vol. 20, p. 192. Text Image F2168

 

2015, 12.17

A newly discovered Darwin publication and recollections.

Darwin, C. R. 1899. [Recollections of Darwin by Hooker, Meldola & Tylor.] Unveiling the Darwin statue at the museum. Jackson's Oxford Journal (17 June): 8. Text F2169

2015, 11.27

A newly discovered Darwin publication. A recollection of his description of Thomas Carlyle.

Griggs, Earl Leslie. 1934. [Darwin on Carlyle in] A scholar goes visiting. Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives, Vols. 40-41, p. 411. Text F2167

2015, 09.16

Darwin. [1854]. [List of barnacles sent to the Copenhagen Museum]. Text & images NHMD-Barnacles.

Reproduced courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen with special thanks to Peter C. Kjaergaard and Hanne Strager.

2015, 09.14

The Origin of species in Italian:

1875. Sulla origine delle specie per elezione naturale. Translated by G. Canestrini. Image PDF F707

Images courtesy of the Museo Galileo - Istituto e museo di storia della scienza, Florence, scanned by Francesca Fares, provided by Andrea Ceccon and Stefano Casati.

2015, 08.24

Some newly added title pages:

F820 Image Orchids in German, 1862.

F280 Image Coral reefs 1890.

F736 Image Origin in Latvian.

2015, 06.10

A large collection of supplementary publications relevant for studying Darwin's life and work as well as some newly discovered recollections, obituaries, caricatures and more.

Darwin, E. 1794. Zoonomia: or, the laws of organic life. 2 vols. London: J. Johnson, volume 1. PDF A967.1

Darwin, E. 1796. Zoonomia: or, the laws of organic life. 2 vols. London: J. Johnson, volume 2. PDF A967.2

Darwin, E. 1804. The temple of nature; or, the origin of society. A poem, with philosophical notes. Baltimore: John W. Butler. PDF A937

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de Monet de. 1809. Philosopie zoologique. 2 vols. Paris: Dentu.volume 1. PDF A965.1
volume 2. PDF A965.2

Darwin, E. 1825. The Botanic Garden, a poem, in two parts, containing the economy of vegetation, and the loves of the plants, with philosophical notes. London: Jones & Company. PDF A938

Syme, P. 1814. Werner's nomenclature of colours with additions, arranged so as to render it highly useful to the arts and sciences particularly zoology, botany, chemistry, mineralogy, and morbid anatomy. Annexed to which are examples selected from well-known objects in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms. Edinburgh: William Blackwood. PDF A935

Phillips, W. 1818. An elementary introduction to mineralogy, comprising a notice of the characters and minerals, with accounts of the place and circumstances in which they are found. New York: Collins PDF A951

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de Monet de. 1830. Système analytique des connaissances positives de l’homme. Paris: J.B. Bailliere.  PDF A938

De La Beche, H.T. 1830. Sections and views, illustrative of geological phaenomena. London: Treuttel & Würtz, Treutter, Junr. & Richter PDF A942

De la Beche, H.T. 1833. A geological manual, 3rd ed., considerably enlarged. London: Treuttel and Würtz, Treuttel Jun. and Richter. PDF A950

Anon. 1839. [A curious fox] described in Darwin’s Researches in Geology and Natural History. John Bull, September 1839 Image A970

Anon. 1839. Mr. Darwin’s Journal [soon to be published]. John Bull, 1839 Image A971

Dixon, E.S. 1848. Ornamental and domestic poultry: their history and management. London: Office of the "Gardeners' Chronicle" PDF A946

Hooker, J.D. 1853. Introductory essay to the flora of New Zealand. London: Lovell Reeve. PDF A944

Hooker, J.D. 1854. Himalayan journals, or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, &c. 2 vols. London: J. Murray.
volume 1. PDF A945.1
volume 2. PDF A945.2

Hooker, J.D. & Thomson, T. 1855. Introductory essay to the Flora Indica: including preliminary observations on the study of Indian botany; a summary of the labours of Indian botanists; a sketch of the meteorology of India; outlines of the physical geography and botany of the provinces of India. London: Printed for the authors, published by W. Pamplin. PDF A943

Anon. 1859. Review of the Origin of Species. John Bull and Brittannia, Image A972

Anon. 1860. Unnatural selection and improvement of species. Punch, 10 November: 152 Image A973

Bree, C.R. 1860. Species not transmutable, nor the result of secondary causes. Being a critical examination of Mr. Darwin’s work entitled “Origin and Variation of Species”. London: Groombridge and Sons PDF A940

Anon. 1861. Biographical sketch of the Rev. John Stevens Henslow. London. PDF A952

Anon. 1862. Appendix to Darwin’s Origin of Species. Punch, 42 (8 February1862): 52 Image A974

Huxley, T.H. 1863. On our knowledge of the causes of the phenomena of organic nature. London: Robert Hardwicke. PDF A964

Lyon, W.P. 1866. Homo versus Darwin: a judicial examination of statements recently published by Mr. Darwin regarding "The descent of Man". Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger.  PDF A960

Haeckel, E. 1866. Generelle Morphologie der Organismen: allgemeine Grundzüge der organischen Formen-Wissenschaft: mechanisch begründet durch die von Charles Darwin reformirte Descendenz-Theorie. 2 vols. Berlin: Georg Reimer
vol. 1: Allgemeine Anatomie der Organismen. PDF A959.1
vol. 2: Allgemeine Entwickelungsgeschichte der Organismen. PDF A959.2

D.M. 1868. Genealogical picture of Mr. Punch’s forefathers (dedicated to Mr. Darwin). Punch’s Almanac for 1868: 271. Image A975

Agassiz, J.L.R. and Agassiz, E.C. 1868. A journey in Brazil. Boston: Ticknor and Fields. PDF A961

Anon. 1871. A logical refutation of Mr. Darwin’s theory. Punch, 1 April 1871: 130 Image A976

Anon. 1872. Darwin, not dogberry. Punch, 14 December 1872: 246 Image A977

Anon. 1873. Darwin’s mystery of music. Punch, 11 January 1873: 20 Image A978

Anon. 1877. Monkey maunderings. Funny Folks, 28 April 1877. Image A988

Anon. 1877. Mr Darwin at home. Newcastle Courant, 20 July 1877: 7. Image A989

Anon. 1877. Mr. Darwin’s infant. Sporting Gazette, 1877. Image A981

Anon. 1877. Punch to Dr. Darwin. Punch, 1 December 1877: 241. Image A979

Anon. 1877. Dr. Darwin. Sunday School Hive, 1877. Image A980

Verney, F.P. 1877. Sketches from nature : with pen and pencil. London: Daldy, Isbister & Co. PDF A941

Anon. 1878. A believer in Darwin. Punch, 7 September 1878: 108 Image A982

Haughton, S. 1878. Notes on Physical Geology. No. V. Mr. George H. Darwin's Comments on Note No. III. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 27: 447-450. PDF A947

Haughton, S, 1879. Note in Correction of an Error in the Rev. Dr. Haughton's Paper Notes on Physical Geology. No. V ("Proc. Roy. Soc.," vol. xxvii, p. 447). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 28: 154-155. PDF A948

Würtenberger, L. 1880. Studien über die Stammesgeschichte der Ammoniten. Ein geologischer Beweis für die Darwin’sche Theorie. Leipzig: Ernst Günther’s Verlag (Darwinistische Schriften nr. 5). PDF A934

Anon. 1881. Vegetable vagaries. Funny Folks, 8 January 1881. Image A990

Anon. 1882. Charles Robert Darwin. The Times. 21 May: 5 PDF A953

Weismann, A. 1882. Studies in the theory of descent. With notes and additions by the author: Translated and edited, with notes, by Raphael Meldola F.C.S.: With a prefatory notice by Charles Darwin, LL.D., F.R.S. 2 volumes. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington.
Volume 1. PDF A936.1
Volume 2. PDF A936.2

Anon. 1885. Mr. Darwin in Tierra del Fuego. Boys Own Paper, 1885 Image A984

Parton, J. 1883. Charles Darwin. Young Folks, 17 February 1883: 55 Image A983

Romanes, G.J. 1887. Die geistige Entwicklung im Tierreich, nebst einer nachgelassenen Arbeit über den Instinkt von Charles Darwin. Autorisierte Deutsche Ausgabe. Leipzig: Ernst Günther (Darwinistische Schriften, zweite Folge, Band V). PDF A968

Anon. 1888. Darwin’s boyish credulity. Young England, 1888 Image A985

Quatrefages de Bréau, A. 1892. Darwin et ses precurseurs français. Paris: Felix Alcan. PDF A966

Anon. 1897. A run to Darwin’s Downe. Cycling, 1897 Image A987

Vaughan, John. 1893. Boyhood of Charles Darwin. Boys Own Paper, 8 April 1893: 445-446 Image A986

Huxley, T.H. 1893. Darwiniana: essays. New York: D. Appleton. PDF A956

Luzzatti, L. 1901. Science et foi dans la pensée de Darwin. La Réforme sociale, Paris, 1901: 1-16. PDF A963

Bain, F.W. 1903. De vi physica et imbecillitate Darwiniana disputavit. Oxford: James Parker. PDF A948

Hubbard, E. 1905. Little journeys to homes of great scientists: Charles Darwin. East Aurora, N.Y.: The Roycrofters. PDF A962

Baldwin, J.M. 1909. Darwin and the humanities. Baltimore: Review publishing. PDF A957

Darwin, F. 1910. The elements of botany. Cambridge: University Press. PDF A969

Butler, S. 1911. Evolution, old and new: or the theories of Buffon, Dr.Erasmus Darwin, and Lamarck, as compared with that of Charles Darwin. New York: E.P. Dutton PDF A954

Williams, D. 1922. Darwin. San Diego, California: Frye & Smith. PDF A955

Poulton, E.B. ed. 1935. Centenary of the landing of Darwin on the Galapagos Islands, and of the birth of the hypothesis of the ‘Origin of Species’. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 1935: 387-390 PDF A949

2015, 05.25

1859. Geology. In Herschel ed., A manual of scientific enquiry. PDF F329

1861. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: D. Appleton. New edition, revised and augmented. PDF F382

1871. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F390b

1873. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: D. Appleton.
Vol. 1. PDF F943b.1
Vol. 2. PDF F943b.2

1873. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle etc. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F28

1878. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle etc. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F33

1889. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F969

1890. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: A. L. Burt. PDF F973

1893. Charles Darwin: his life told in an autobiographical chapter. [abridged edition]. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F1464

1897. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F982

1897. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F1152

1897. Insectivorous plants. New York: D. Appleton. PDF F1229

[1899]. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: Hurst and Co. PDF F461

1902. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: P. F. Collier. Vol. 2 PDF F1004.2

1905. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: Oxford University Press. PDF F503

[1912]. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: Hurst and Co. PDF F518

1945. Viaje de un naturalista alrededor del mundo. PDF F255b

1959. Some unpublished letters of Charles Darwin. Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London. 14: 12-66. PDF F1595

2015, 05.22

A newly discovered Darwin publication:

Darwin, C. R. 1870. [Testimonial.] In: Thomson, Charles Wyville. Regius professorship of natural history in the University of Edinburgh, p. 10. Text Image F2166

2015, 04.27

Darwin, C. R. [1838] [Orang utans at] Zoological Gardens. Text & images CUL-DAR191.1-2

2015, 02.16

John van Wyhe. 2012. Where do Darwin's finches come from? The evolutionary review 3, 1: 185-195. Text PDF A932

2015, 02.10

Anon. 1887. Charles Darwin at Christ's. Christ's College Magazine October Term, pp. 17-27. Text A552

2014, 12.05

Huxley, Julian. 1958. The wonders of life on Earth. Life (30 June), pp. 63-86. Image A931

2014, 12.01

Anon. 1882. [Obituary of] Charles Darwin. The Nation no. 878 (27 April): 354-5. Text Image A613

2014, 11.10

Anon. 1859. [Review of] Origin of species. Saturday Review 8 (24 Dec.): 775-776. CUL-DAR226.1.145 Text

Anon. 1868. [Review of] Variation of Plants and Animals under Domestication. Athenaeum 15 Feb 1868: 243-244. CUL-DAR226.1.13 Text

Anon. 1871. [Review of] Descent of Man. Saturday Review 3 April: 276-277. CUL-DAR226.2.102-104 Text

Anon. 1871. [Review of] Descent of man. Examiner 3 April: 233-234. CUL-DAR226.2.78 Text

Anon. 1871. [Review of] Descent of Man. Athenaeum 3 April: 275-277. CUL-DAR226.2.69-70 Text

Anon. 1873. [Review of] The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 2: 444-446. Text

2014, 10.10 Some newly transcribed manuscripts including a draft title for Origin of species.

Darwin, C. R. The absurdity of abortive organs being created for system is felt CUL-DAR205.1.17-18 Text & images

Darwin, C. R. It is curious corelation of growth... CUL-DAR205.1.19 Text & images

Darwin, C. R. [early draft title of Origin] On the mutability of species [& other notes] CUL-DAR205.1.70 Text & images

King, Philip Gidley. [1892]. [Reminiscences of Mr Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle]. CUL-DAR107.11-18 Text

 

See some of the press and media coverage of the launch of the Beagle Library on the Press page

2014, 07.15

Darwin's Beagle Library!

Over two years in the making, we are delighted to launch the reconstructed library of HMS Beagle.

Our biggest addition in several years, the Beagle library doubles the amount of searchable text on Darwin Online. We have also upgraded to a faster server. To find out more:

Read the Introduction

Browse the Library's illustrations

Browse the Library Catalogue

 

2014, 06.20

Two recollections by his shipmates of Darwin on the Beagle published for the first time:

King, Philip Gidley. 1892. [Reminiscences of Mr Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle]. Manuscript in the Mitchell Library, Sydney. Text MLS-FM4.6900

B.J. Sulivan to J.D. Hooker [after 16 April 1882]. Text CUL-DAR107.42-47

Morgan, Lewis Henry. 1937. Extracts of Lewis Henry Morgan’s European travel journal. Edited by Leslie A. White. Rochester, N.Y.: Rochester Historical Society. Text A930

Darwin, C. R. et al. 1841. Varieties of human race: Queries respecting the human race, to be addressed to travellers and others. Drawn up by a Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, appointed in 1839. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, at the Plymouth meeting (1839) 11: 332-339. Text F1976

Darwin, C. R. 1882. [Letter to William Watson] In Watson, W., A letter from Mr. Charles Darwin. The Academy 21 (527) (10 June): 417. Text F1949

2014, 06.20

A newly recorded Darwin publication:

Woolner, Amy. 1917. Thomas Woolner, R.A. sculptor and poet: his life in letters. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. Text PDF F2165

Müller, Fritz. 1866. Notes on some of the climbing-plants near Desterro, in South Brazil; in a letter to C. Darwin, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c [read 7 December 1865]. Journal of the Linnean Society (Botany) 9: 344–9. Image PDF A928

Müller, Hermann. 1883. The fertilisation of flowers. Translated by D'Arcy W. Thompson. With a preface by Charles Darwin. London: Macmillan. Image PDF A929

Plus 200 pages of Darwin's notes or abstracts transcribed and edited.

2014, 06.09

1888. Insectivorous plants. 2d ed. Revised by Francis Darwin. Text F1225

1875. [Review of] Insectivorous plants. Garden. Text A664

1871 The descent of man. (from advance-sheets of Darwin's new work.) Appletons' Journal. Text F2042

1887. Preliminary notice. In Krause, Erasmus Darwin. 2d ed. Text F1321

2014, 04.28

Images of editions of Origin of species published by John Murray courtesy of J. David Archibald.

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2014, 03.07

Darwin, 1968. Questions About the Breeding of Animals. with introduction by Sir Gavin de Beer. Facsimile edition. Text F263
Courtesy of the Society for the History of Natural History

Darwin, C. R. Last sketch [on bees' cells]. CUL-DAR48.B66 Text & image

Darwin, C. R. Note on Waterhouse / Brief outline of theory illustrated by Diagrams. CUL-DAR48.B66a Text & image

Darwin, C. R. Last sketch [on bees' cells continued]. CUL-DAR48.B67-B74 Text & image

2014, 02.20

Müller, Fritz. 1864. Für Darwin. Leipzig: Engelmann. Image PDF A890

2014, 02.10

Darwin, C. R. [Instincts in wasps and bees]. (6.1848) Text & image CUL-DAR73.21-22

2014, 01.29

Babington, C. C. 1836. Notice of the varieties of Chiasognathus Grantii, forwarded to Cambridge by C. Darwin, Esq. (Read 4 Jan.) Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1: lxxxv-lxxxvi. Text A891

2014, 01.29

Darwin, 1860. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: D. Appleton. New edition, revised and augmented. [4th American printing.] Text Image PDF F380

 

 

 

 

 

2014, 01.17

Pye-Smith, P.H. 1871. Review of Descent of Man. Nature 3 (6 April): 443-445; (part 2): (13 April): 463-465. Text Image A887

2013, 11.13

Ulloa, Antonio de. 1806. A voyage to South America: describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent. 4th ed. London: Stockdale.
Vol. 2 Text A556.2

2013, 11.13

A newly discovered Darwin publication/letter! With thanks to Rosy Clarkson.

Darwin, 1840. [Letter to Basil Hall on the valley of Coquimbo]. In: Hall, B. 1840. Extracts from a journal, written on the coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, in the years 1820, 1821, 1822, part 1. 6th edn. London: Edward Moxon, p. 77. Text Image PDF F2163

2013, 10.02

Darwin stamps. A collection of over 100 Darwinian postage stamps.

2013, 09.03

Darwin, C.R. 1892. [Advice to H.W. Bates.] in: Anon. Obituary: Henry Walter Bates. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society 14 (4): 245-257, pl. I, p. 251. Text F2162

Hamilton, T.H. 1967. [Recollection of Darwin on the speed of natural selection.] The Darwin-Wallace concept of evolution by natural selection. In: Process and pattern in evolution, pp. 1-6. Text A885

Anon. 1882. [Obituary] Charles Darwin. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (series 5) 9 (no. 53, May): 402-404. Text A886

2013, 05.28

Photographs of some rare translations of Origin of species courtesy of Bill Cotter.

Hungarian 1873

Bulgarian 1905

Finnish 1913

Turkish 1970

Esperanto 2009

2013, 04.01

Darwin, Geological diary: Hobart Town. (2.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.837-857

2013, 03.27

Darwin, Geological diary: San Lorenzo. (7.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.711-715

Darwin, Geological diary: New South Wales. (1.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.812-836

2013, 03.26

Darwin, Geological diary: Lima. (7.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.688-703

Darwin, Geological diary: Appendix to 27th / The Clay yellowish in lower plain is part of main plain. (7.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.704-708

Darwin, Geological diary: Old Callao / Examined site / extensive - ruins. Text & image CUL-DAR37.709-710

2013, 03.25

Darwin, Geological diary: Iquique. (7.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.677-684

Darwin, Geological diary: Comparative statement of the export of Nit[rate] of Soda alias Saltpetre. Text & image CUL-DAR37.685

Images of the first Italian edition of Origin of species courtesy of Bill Cotter.

2013, 03.22

Darwin, Geological diary: Copiapò. [6-7.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR37.611-676

2013, 02.06

Darwin, Geological notes made from Capt Fitz Roy Specimens collected on the coast. Text & image CUL-DAR37.686-687

Darwin, Comparative statement of the export of Nit[rate] of Soda alias Saltpetre. Text & image CUL-DAR37.685

2012, 12.26

By the kind permission of Edinburgh University Library:

[Minutes of the Plinian Society recording Darwin's first scientific papers] (3.1827). Text & image.

2012, 12.06

New Darwin manuscripts courtesy of the American Philosophical Society:

Darwin, [Drafts pages from Origin of Species]. [1858] Text & image APS-B D25.57

Darwin, [proposed title page for Origin of species draft]. (1859) Text & image APS-B D25.L[.38]

Darwin, [a manuscript of Descent of Man]. Text & image APS-B D25.56

Petition for the endowment of research, issued by J. Norman Lockyer and C. E. Appleton, and signed by Darwin. Images APS-B H981.26

2012, 11.19

A major new introduction to the longest scientific document from the voyage of the Beagle:

Gordon Chancellor's Darwin's Geological diary from the voyage of the Beagle

Plus:

Kees Rookmaaker's Concordance to Darwin's Beagle diaries and notebooks

Hodge, Jonathan. 2012. Darwin's book: On the Origin of Species. Science & Education 21: 10.1007/s11191-012-9544-7 PDF A884

2012, 10.018

Poulton, E. B. 1896. Charles Darwin and the theory of natural selection. London: Cassell & Co. Text A334

2012, 10.09

Anon. 1879. University intelligence [meeting in Christ's College, Cambridge of the committee of the Darwin Memorial Fund]. The Times (8 March): 9. Text A872

Anon. 1882. The late Mr. Darwin. The Times (29 April): 7. Text A864

Spiers, W. 1882. [obituary of] Charles Robert Darwin. Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine 1882 (July): 488-494. Text A861

Anon. 1882. [Request to bury the body of Charles Darwin in Westminster Abbey.] The Times (26 April): 11. Text A862

Spottiswoode, W. 1882. [Speech on the late Darwin] The Royal Academy banquet. The Times (1 May): 7. Text A865

Anon. 1882. The funeral of Mr. Darwin. The Times (27 April): 5. Text A863

Haeckel, E. 1882. Professor Haeckel on Darwin [from Nature]. The Times (28 September): 6. Text A866

Walford, E. 1884. Greater London: a narrative of its history, its people, and its places. vol. 2. London: Cassell. Text Images A856

Anon. 1885. The Darwin memorial. The Times (16 May): 11. Text A867

Anon. 1885. The Darwin memorial statue. The Times (10 June): 10. Text A868

Anon. 1894. Proposed Darwin memorial at Shrewsbury. The Times (31 January): 8. Text A869

Ram, E. W. 1928. Darwin's home at Downe. The Times (7 January): 6. Text A870

Anon. 1932. Darwin at Down: the house and garden. The Times (19 April): 19. Text A871

2012, 09.27

The launch of our sister website Wallace Online.

2012, 09.16

Barbara Bordalejo's Variorum edition of Darwin's Origin of Species is back online. here

2012, 09.11

Harris, Stanford. 1888. Mr. Darwin and the Royal Commission on vivisection, being an inquiry into the foundations of the late Mr. Darwin's statements upon this subject. Manchester: "Guardian" Printing Works. Text Images F2146

Darwin, 1837. On certain areas of elevation and of subsidence in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as deduced from the study of coral formations. Athenaeum 443. Text A883

2012, 09.06

Courtesy of Edinburgh University Press

Porter, Duncan M. 1980. Charles Darwin's plant collections from the voyage of the Beagle. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 9: 515-525. Text PDF A879

Pearson, Paul N. 1996. Charles Darwin on the origin and diversity of igneous rocks. Earth Sciences History 15, no. 1, pp. 49-67. Text Image A860

2012, 08.31

Darwin, Geological diary: Coquimbo. [5-6.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR36.574-591

Darwin, Geological diary: Guasco. (5.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.592-596

Darwin, Geological diary: Copiapò. (6-7.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.597-610

2012, 08.28

Darwin, [Lists of journals and reviews] 'Index to contents of Drawer / Catalogue'. Text CUL-DAR262.1-8

Darwin, List of reviews of Origin of Sp & of C. Darwin's Books. Text CUL-DAR262.9-18

2012, 08.22

Three early biographies of Darwin from the 1920s.

Huxley, Leonard. 1921. Charles Darwin. London: Watts. Text Image PDF A874

Bradford, Gamaliel. 1926. Darwin. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin. Text Image PDF A875

Abbott, Lawrence F. 1927. Charles Darwin, the saint. In Ibid. Twelve great modernists. New York: Doubleday. Text Image PDF A876

2012, 08.14

Smith, K. G. V. 1996. Supplementary notes on Darwin's insects. Archives of natural history 23 (2): 279-286. Text PDF A783

Bölsche, Wilhelm. 1908. Darwin als Reisender. Kosmos 5 (12): 377-381. Image A880

EJC. 1860. [Review of] The Origin of Species. Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art (N.S.) 5 (28): 367-387. Image A877

WH. 1863. [Review of] The Origin of Species. Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art (N.S.) 8 (47): 390-404. Image A878

[Brewer, William Henry]. 1868. [Review of] The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication. American journal of science and arts 46 (136) (July): 140-143. Image A881

2012, 08.13

Courtesy of the collection of Angus Carroll:

FitzRoy, Robert. [Letter, career resume and photo to A. Delamarche] (1862) Text & image Carroll2

FitzRoy, Robert. [Short note shortly before his suicide] (1865) Text & image Carroll3

2012, 07.12

The most richly illustrated edition of Darwin's 'Voyage of the Beagle' ever published! Reproduced here for the first time.

Darwin, 1942. Viaje de un naturalista alrededor del mundo. Edited by Joaquin Gil. Buenos Aires: Librería El Ateneo. Image PDF F255

See an overview of the illustrations here (last item on the page): Click to see illustrations

2012, 07.10

Darwin, Beauty / An object is beautiful when it excites pleasure from form colour. (1871) Text & image CUL-DAR87.90-91

2012, 07.09

New web design launched.

Geikie, A. 1888. The life and letters of Charles Darwin. Littell's Living Age 176, 2271 (7 January): 3-10. Text Image A873

2012, 02.01

Darwin's referee reports reproduced courtesy of The Royal Society.

Darwin, Referee report of D. Sharpe's manuscript "On the Arrangement of the Foliation and Cleavage of the Rocks of the North of Scotland" (3.1852) Text & image RoySoc-RR2.225

Darwin, Referee report of W.B. Carpenter's manuscript "On the fossil shells of foraminifera, called by him 'Orbitolites'" (8.1855) Text & image RoySoc-RR3.38

Darwin, Referee report of L. Horner's manuscript "An Account of Some Recent Researches Near Cairo" (3.1858) Text & image RoySoc-RR3.147

Darwin, Referee report of P. Smyth's manuscript "Observations on the Geology & Natural History of Teneriffe". (3.1858) Text & image RoySoc-RR3.255

Darwin, Referee report of S. Haughton's manuscript. (4.1878) Text & image RoySoc-RR8.107

Darwin, Referee report of J. Prestwich's manuscript "On the Origin of the Parallel Roads of Lochaber" (5.1879) Text & image RoySoc-RR8.183

2011, 12.01

Darwin, Geological diary: Valparaiso to Coquimbo. (5.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.550-573

2011, 11.30

Darwin, 'Wallace tells me...terrestrial leaches' (6.1867) Text & image CUL-DAR81.16

Darwin, Wallace, `Narrative of travels on the Amazon' 1853. [2.1854] Text & image CUL-DAR205.3.156-157

Darwin, Wallace, `Narrative of travels on the Amazon' II: 276, 314. Text & image CUL-DAR81.135

Darwin, Wilson `Botanical Society of Edinburgh': 32; Magnus `Bot Verein Brandenburg'; Wallace `American Naturalist': 161; Hollis `Journal Anat Phys'; Hoffman `Botanische Zeitung'. Text & image CUL-DAR72.65

Darwin, Wallace A.R [Remarks on the habits, distribution, and affinities of the genus Pitta]; Baird; Coues; Swinhoe; Blyth; Salvin `Ibis' 6 1864-5. Text & image CUL-DAR74.189-190

Darwin, Wallace A.R. [Malay Archipelago]: I: 87 'orang throwing'; II: 'for Man'. [1869-71] Text & image CUL-DAR80.B100

Darwin, Wallace A.R. [Malay Archipelago]: 1869 II: 313. [1869] Text & image CUL-DAR81.146

Darwin, Baines; Pordage; Wallace; Bonte; Pruner-Bey `Anthropological Review' 1866 and 1867. Text & image CUL-DAR80.B66-B67

Darwin, Wallace A.R. On the Pieridæ of the Indian and Australian Regions. `Transactions of the Entomological Society' 4: 301 1867. [1867] Text & image CUL-DAR81.100

Darwin, Wallace A.R. On the Phenomena of Variation and Geographical Distribution as Illustrated by the Papilionidæ of the Malayan Region. `Linnean Transactions' 25 1865: 6. [1865] Text & image CUL-DAR81.103

Darwin, Wallace A.R. `Transactions of the Entomological Society' 4: 301 1867. [1867] Text & image CUL-DAR81.104

Darwin, Wallace A.R. `Ibis' 3 1861: 350. [1861] Text & image CUL-DAR84.1.171a

Darwin, Wallace in remarking on peacock's tail. (6.1867) Text & image CUL-DAR84.1.46

Darwin, Wallace A.R. `Annals and Magazine of Natural History' 20 1857: 412; Audubon. [1857] Text & image CUL-DAR84.2.123

Darwin, Wallace A.R `Travels': [various]. Text & image CUL-DAR84.2.151

Darwin, Wallace A.R 'On the Pigeons of the Malay Archipelago' Ibis 1865. Text & image CUL-DAR84.2.18

Darwin, Limited Inheritance after reading Wallace / If any tendency to transmit . (4.1871) Text & image CUL-DAR88.145

2011, 11.28

New colour scans courtesy of Angus Carroll:

Darwin, 1840. On the formation of mould. Transactions of the Geological Society. Image PDF F1655

Darwin, 1840. On the connexion of certain volcanic phenomena in South America; and on the formation of mountain chains and volcanos, as the effect of the same powers by which continents are elevated. Transactions of the Geological Society of London. Image PDF F1656

FitzRoy, R. 1836. Sketch of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, 1825-1836. Journal of the Geological Society of London. Image PDF A73

2011, 11.22

Darwin, Geological diary: Uspallata Pass. [4.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR36.502-549

2011, 11.17

Murray, John IV. 1919. [Recollections of Darwin.] John Murray III, 1808-1892, a brief memoir. London: John Murray. Text F2145

Anon. 1882. [Obituaries of Darwin] Morning Post (21 April). Text & image CUL-DAR216.19a

Anon. 1882. Charles Robert Darwin. The Times (21 and 24 April). Text & image CUL-DAR216.25b-27a

Anon. 1882. [Obituary of Darwin]. The Morning Advertiser (21 April). Text & image CUL-DAR216.33a

Anon. 1882. [Obituary of Darwin]. Daily News (21 April). Text & image CUL-DAR216.3a

Anon 1882. [Obituary of Darwin]. Daily Telegraph (21 April). Text & image CUL-DAR216.7a

Anon. 1882. Obituary: Charles Robert Darwin F.R.S. Lancet (29 April) pp. 693-694; 712-714. Text & image CUL-DAR216.17b

Torre y Huerta, Carlos de la. 1880. Breve exposicion del Darwinismo. El Club de Matanzas No. 12 (16 May): 90-91. Image A712

Anon. 1882. Carlos Darwin. El Club de Matanzas No. 11 (16 June): 88. Image A713

2011, 11.11

Darwin, Geological diary: St. Jago to Mendoza. (3-4.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.466-501

2011, 11.08

Darwin, Geological diary: Rat Island / The Mount. (7-8.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR34.1

Darwin, Geological diary: Between Rio Lucia and Mount. [7.1832] Text & image CUL-DAR34.2

Darwin, Geological diary: Geology of Monte Video. [7-10.1832] Text & image CUL-DAR34.3-6

Darwin, Geological diary: St Mathias Bay / St Josephs [Bay]. [4.1833] Text & image CUL-DAR34.7-9

Darwin, Geological diary: From old observations I think hills north of Berk S[ound]. (3-4.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.76-86

2011, 11.04

Darwin, Geological diary: Valleys - Cordilleras - Chili. (2-6.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.452-461

Darwin, Geological diary: Pampas - Mendoza. (2-6.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.462-465

2011, 11.01

Fascinating diary entries on Darwin- including an 1845 conversation in which Darwin matter-of-factly discussed his belief in evolution or 'transmutation' and the reception of the Origin of species:

Bunbury, Charles James Fox. 1906. [Recollections of Darwin.] The life of Sir Charles J. F. Bunbury, Bart. 2 vols. London: John Murray. Text A716

Darwin, M[onte] Video p. 65. [bottom lines from DAR32.79] [1832] Text & image CUL-DAR42.75

2011, 10.25

Another of Darwin's synthetic essays from the Beagle voyage:

Darwin, 'Reflection on reading my Geological notes'. [3.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR42.93-96 Text & image CUL-DAR42.148

Darwin, & A. R. Wallace. 1858. Proceedings of the meeting of the Linnean Society held on July 1st, 1858. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Zoology 3: liv-lvi. Text F1699b

2011, 10.25

Pasquarè, G., Chiesura, G., Battaglia, T.A., Guaraldi Vinassa de Regny, I. and Pezzotta, F. 2009. Charles Darwin geologist at Santiago (Cape Verde Islands): a field reappraisal. Acta Vulcanologica 20-21: 223-231. Text A715

2011, 10.13

Darwin, [Essay on] Cleavage. [5.1836] Text & image CUL-DAR41.59-77

One of the synthetic essays written by Darwin near the end of the Beagle voyage, this one, published here for the first time, concludes with the remark: "some great law of nature remains to be discovered by geologists."

2011, 09.27

Anon. 1878. [Petition against war signed by Darwin]. The Penny Illustrated Paper (18 May): 305. Text A714
A newly discovered petition signed by Darwin.

2011, 09.22

Darwin, Geological diary: St. Helena. (7.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.920-935 Transcribed by Guido Chiesura and Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe. Even a year after visiting the Galapagos islands, Darwin refers to the island of St. Helena as "a centre of distinct creation".

Darwin, [List of reptiles and amphibians from the Beagle] (1832-1837) Image NHM-405052-1001 Courtesy of the Trustees of the Natural History Museum (London)

Darwin, [Barnacle specimen list] Balanus amphitire for Brit. Mus. (1846-1854) Image NHM-Z-89-f-DAR
Courtesy of the Trustees of the Natural History Museum (London)

2011, 09.02

Darwin's referee reports reproduced by the kind permission of the Geological Society of London:

Darwin, Referee report on Williams, On the raised beaches in Barnstaple. (3.1837) Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.216 

Darwin, Referee report on Forchhammer, Changes of level in Denmark. (10.1837) Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.65

Darwin, Referee report on Austen, Limestones of Devonshire. (9.1838) Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.8

Darwin, Referee report on Clarke, Shower of ashes. (1.1840) Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.38

Darwin, Referee report on Chatfield, earthquake at San Salvador. (11.1840) Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.35

Darwin, Referee reports on Newbold, Rock basins; Phillips on caves, elephant bones and pumice; and Hunt on an earthquake. (10.1842). Text & image GeolSoc-COM-P4.2.130

The geological diary continues in Chili:

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili. (2-6.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.447-451

2011, 08.22

Courtesy the Huntington Library, San Marino, California:

Syme, Patrick. 1821. Werner's nomenclature of colours with additions, arranged so as to render it highly useful to the arts and sciences... 2d ed. Edinburgh: William Blackwood. Text Image PDF A704

2011, 08.16

Darwin, [list of specimens collected, numbered 1801-1830] / Passage of Animals & upheaval. Text & image CUL-DAR34.129-130

Darwin, Geological diary: [Valdivia] New form[ation] Sandstones (like 2576 rather harder) ferruginous acicular. [2.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR35.351-353

Darwin, Geological diary: [Concepcion March 1835] Fort Galvez. [3.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR35.354-356

2011, 08.11

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili. Text & image CUL-DAR36.438-444

Darwin, Geological diary: Douglass states that the Cordilleras about the Estero de Reloncavi. [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR36.445-446

Two more items on Darwin from Cuba courtesy of Luis Ernesto Martínez González:

Torre y Huerta, Carlos de la. 1880. Breve exposicion del Darwinismo. El Club de Matanzas No. 12 (16 May): 90-91. Text A712

Anon. 1882. Carlos Darwin. El Club de Matanzas No. 11 (16 June): 88. Text A713

2011, 08.10

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili. (2-6.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.429-435

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili (appendix). (2-6.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.436-437

Darwin, [Notes on children]. Text CUL-DAR210.11.38

2011, 08.09

A newly discovered Darwin publication/letter!

Darwin, 1874. [Letter of thanks to the Entomological Society of France]. Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France (Ser. 5) 4: xlvi. Text Image PDF F2127

Anon. 1847. [Review of] Geological observations made during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. British Quarterly Review 5: 358-387. Text A680

2011, 06.24

Darwin, Geological diary: Valparaiso. (1834-1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.371-376

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili. [1834-1836] Text & image CUL-DAR35.377-418

Darwin, Geological diary: Chili. [3 1834] Text & image CUL-DAR36.419

Darwin, Geological diary: Valparaiso (appendix to p. 47). (2.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.420-422

Darwin, Geological diary: Examined with Mr Alison shells on Hills [Valparaiso]. [2.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR36.424

Darwin, Geological diary: Valparaiso. Elevation land. (3.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR36.428

2011, 06.21

Wyhe, John van. 2007. A Darwin manuscript at Christ's College. Christ's College Magazine no. 232, pp. 66-8. Text A577

2011, 06.15

Anon. Tomando tierra en el fondo de la Bahía de San José. (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR34.10-11 Transcribed and translated by Austin Whittall and Sergio Zagier.

2011, 06.09

Anon. 1839. [Birth of William Erasmus Darwin]. The Times (30 December): 8. Text A677

Anon. 1842. Deaths. [Mary Eleanor Darwin]. The Times (19 October): 7. Text A678

[Darwin, ] 1851. Died [Anne Elizabeth Darwin]. The Times (28 April): 9. Text F1999

Anon. 1858. Deaths. [Charles Waring Darwin]. The Times (28 June): 1. Text A679

2011, 06.01

A newly discovered Darwin publication/letter!

Darwin, 1875. [Letter on animal tails.] in R. L. Tait, The uses of tails in animals. Hardwicke's Science Gossip 11, no. 126 (1 June): 126-127, p. 127. Text Image F2126

Lawson Taint Lawson Tait

2011, 05.27

Darwin, Geological diary: Concepcion. (3.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.357-370

2011, 05. 24

Richter, Hanns. 1882. Hanns Richter bei Darwin. Signale für die musikalische Welt [Leipzig] 4, No., 32 (May): 497-499. Text A520

Darwin, Geological diary: Valdivia. (2.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.343-346

Darwin, Geological diary: Baldivia. (2.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.347

Darwin, Geological diary: Niebla Fort. [2.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR35.348-349

Darwin, Geological diary: The Cliffs are continued up to the Altos of old Tucapel. [2.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR35.350

2011, 05.19

Darwin, [Notes on the geology and corals of Keeling Islands]. [4.1836] Text & image CUL-DAR41.40-57
Transcribed and edited by Alistair Sponsel
.

2011, 05.18

Darwin, Geological diary: Lowes Harbor. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.319-327

Darwin, Geological diary: Lacuy Peninsula. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.331-340

Darwin, Geological diary: Chiloé. (1-2.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.341-342

Richter, Hans. 1882. [English translation of recollection of Darwin in 1881]. In Otto Zacharias, 1882. Charles R. Darwin und die culturhistorische Bedeutung seiner Theorie vom Ursprung der Arten, pp. 5-6. Translated for Darwin Online by Anders Hansson. Text A673

Hooker, W. J. 1837-1922. Icones plantarum or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. London. Text A672

2011, 05.13

Darwin, Geological diary: Archipel: of Chiloe. (11.1834-2.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.288-303

Darwin, Geological diary: Peninsula of Lacuy. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.304

Darwin, [geological diagrams, watercoloured, Chiloe]. Text & image CUL-DAR35.307-309

Darwin, Geological diary: Lacuy. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.310-318

2011, 05.05-12

Colour scans of a newly discovered Darwin publication courtesy of J. David Archibald:

Darwin, 1841. On the distribution of the erratic boulders and on the contemporaneous unstratified deposits of South America. The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, Ser. 3, 19: 536-541. (Reprint of F1657) Image F1657a

Darwin, Geological diary: [Valparaiso] Rock about the town generally gneiss. (7.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR35.218-226

Darwin, Geological diary: [list of geological specimens collected numbered 230-295] Text & image CUL-DAR35.227-229

Darwin, Geological diary: Valparaiso / Hills behind Town (calculations of heights). (7.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR35.230

Darwin, Geological diary: Elevation of the plain of the Plazilla (calculations). Text & image CUL-DAR35.231

Eck, F. W, Height of various places in Chili ascertained by Barometrical admeasurement. [9.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR35.232

Darwin, Geological diary: Chonos and Tres Montes. [12.1834-1.1835] Text & image CUL-DAR35.233-258

Darwin, Geological diary: Port St Andrew - Cape Harbor. (12.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR35.259-266

Darwin, Geological diary: Huafo. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.267

Darwin, Geological diary: "Former Lemoos." — Jan. 6th [1835]. — Lat 44°: 30'. Text & image CUL-DAR35.268-269

Darwin, Geological diary: East end of other Island. (12.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR35.270-271

Darwin, Geological diary: First of Chonos Islands (Midship Bay). Text & image CUL-DAR35.272-273

Darwin, Geological diary: A[nna] Pink Harbor. (1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.274-276

Darwin, Geological diary: Anna Pink Harbor / Patch Cove. (12.1834-1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.277-285

Darwin, Geological diary: Dark Harbor. (12.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR35.286-287

Darwin, A river is a string of water - some parts thick & moving slow - others. (12.1838) Text & image CUL-DAR40.54

Darwin, It may be suspected from correlation in range of cleavage with lines of disturbance. (11.1843) Text & image CUL-DAR42.55

Darwin, Cross cleavage & conversion of clayslate in gneiss show that original cleavage planes determine mineralogical planes. Text & image CUL-DAR42.61

Darwin, I may also remark that generally where the cleavage of the Mica Slates is not well developed. Text & image CUL-DAR42.77

Darwin, When writing on Cleavage refer to p. 37 of Hopkins abstract memoir. Text & image CUL-DAR42.79

Darwin, Before writing cleavage remarks read over whole Chapter & Sedgwicks Paper. Text & image CUL-DAR42.80

Darwin, The line of the outer Coast runs about W 40° N - parallel to cleavage. Text & image CUL-DAR42.194

Darwin, St Helena model. (9.1838) Text & image CUL-DAR44.30[.1]

2011, 04.18

Darwin, Geological diary: At C. Espirito Santo, high cliffs commence. Text & image CUL-DAR34.194-195

Darwin, Geological diary: From S of St Sebastian to St Pauls head. Text & image CUL-DAR34.196

Darwin, Geological diary: very strongly: this elevation probably choked up C. Negro Isthmus. [1834] Text & image CUL-DAR34.197-198

Darwin, Geological diary: The Andes created all S. America. [Chiloe] (6.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.199-200

Darwin, Geological diary: Chiloe. June-July. 1834. Text & image CUL-DAR34.201-205

2011, 04.15

Darwin, Geological diary: C. Virgins. (1.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.186-187

Darwin, Geological diary: Magdalen Island & Cape Negro. (1-2.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.188-189

Darwin, Geological diary: East coast of T. del Fuego & Sts of Magellan. Text & image CUL-DAR34.190-191

Darwin, Geological diary: Cape Virgins. (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.192

Darwin, Geological diary: most curiously convoluted & mingled with the surrounding substance (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.193

2011, 04.12-14

Darwin, Geological diary: Chiloé. (7.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR35.206-217 Transcribed by Clare Ring and Kees Rookmaaker

Darwin, Geological diary: T: del Fuego (appendix). (11.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR34.177-178

Darwin, Geological diary: The more I reflect on Stratification & Cleavage the more difficulties I find. Text & image CUL-DAR34.179-180

Darwin, Geological diary: Bay. N. of Orange bay. Text & image CUL-DAR34.181-182

Darwin, Geological diary: Gregory Bay. (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.183

Darwin, Geological diary: North of Wollaston Island. (1-2.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR34.184-185a

New colour images, courtesy of J. David Archibald, of the following:

Darwin, 1871. A new view of Darwinism. Nature 4 (6 July): 180-181. Text Image PDF F1754

Darwin, 1871. Pangenesis. Nature 3 (27 April): 502-503. Text Image PDF F1751

Darwin, 1872. [Memorial to Gladstone] Mr. Ayrton and Dr. Hooker. Nature 6 (11 July): 211-216. Text Image PDF F1937

Darwin, 1872. Bree on Darwinism. Nature 6 (8 Aug.): 279. Text Image PDF F1756

Darwin, 1873. Inherited instinct. Nature 7 (13 Feb.): 281. Text Image PDF F1757

Darwin, 1873. Perception in the lower animals. Nature 7 (13 March): 360. Text Image PDF F1759

Darwin, Origin of certain instincts. Nature 7 (3 April): 417-418. Text Image PDF F1760

Darwin, 1876. Cherry blossoms. Nature 14 (11 May): 28. Text Image PDF F1772

Darwin, 1876. Sexual selection in relation to monkeys. Nature 15 (2 Nov.): 18-19. Text Image PDF F1773

Darwin, 1877. [Memorial] Zoology of the 'Challenger' Expedition. Nature 16 (14 June): 118. Text Image PDF F2003

Darwin, 1877. The contractile filaments of the teasel. Nature 16 (23 Aug.): 339. Text Image PDF F1778

Darwin, 1877. [Letter of thanks.] In Harting, P., Testimonial to Mr. DarwinEvolution in the Netherlands. Nature 15 (8 March): 410-412. Text Image PDF F1776

Darwin, 1879. [Extract from a letter to Grant Allen]. In Allen, G., Colour in nature. Nature 19 (24 April): 581. Text Image PDF F2004

Darwin, 1879. Fritz Müller on a frog having eggs on its back - on the abortion of the hairs on the legs of certain caddis-flies, &c. Nature 19 (20 March): 462-463. Text Image PDF F1784

Darwin, 1879. Rats and water-casks. Nature 19 (27 March): 481. Text Image PDF F1785

Darwin, 1880. Black sheep. Nature 23 (30 Dec.): 193. Text Image PDF F1790

Darwin, 1880. The sexual colours of certain butterflies. Nature 21 (8 Jan.): 237. Text Image PDF F1787

Darwin, 1881. [Letter to Mrs. Emily Talbot on the mental and bodily development of infants]. Nature 24 (13 October): 565. Text Image PDF F1797

Darwin, 1880. Fertility of hybrids from the common and Chinese goose. Nature 21 (1 Jan.): 207. Text Image PDF F1786

Darwin, 1880. The Omori shell mounds. Nature 21 (15 April): 561. Text Image PDF F1788

Darwin, 1880. Sir Wyville Thomson and natural selection. Nature 23 (11 Nov.): 32. Text Image PDF F1789

Darwin, The movements of leaves. Nature 23 (28 April): 603-604. Text Image PDF F1794

Darwin, 1881. Inheritance. Nature 24 (21 July): 257. Text Image PDF F1795

Darwin, 1881. The parasitic habits of Molothrus. Nature 25 (17 Nov.): 51-52. Text Image PDF F1798

Darwin, 1881. Movements of plants. Nature 23 (3 March): 409. Text Image PDF F1791

Darwin, 1881. Leaves injured at night by free radiation. Nature 24 (15 Sept.): 459. Text Image PDF F1796

Darwin, 1882. On the dispersal of freshwater bivalves. Nature 25 (6 April): 529-530. Text Image PDF F1802

Darwin, 1882. The action of carbonate of ammonia on chlorophyll-bodies. [Read 6 March] Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany) 19: 262-284. Text Image PDF F1801

2011, 04.01

Darwin, Geological diary: S. Cruz. (4-5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.131-150

Darwin, Geological diary: S. Cruz / Transportal of Gravel. Text & image CUL-DAR34.151-152

Darwin, Geological diary: Port Famine. (6.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.153-156

Darwin, Geological diary: E. Coast of T. del Fuego. (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.157-176

Darwin, Sulivans outside deep soundings. Text & image CUL-DAR41.53-56

Darwin, [Hobart Town field notes]. (2.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR40.97-99

Darwin, [Hobart Town field notes]. (2.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR40.100-101

2011, 03.25

The complete text of one of the most influential books Darwin ever read, Humboldt's Personal narrative, with a new Introduction by Gordon Chancellor:

Humboldt, A. von. 1819-1829. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the New Continent, during the years 1799-1804. By Alexander de Humboldt, and Aimé Bonpland; with maps, plans, &c. written in French by Alexander de Humboldt, and trans. into English by Helen Maria Williams. 7 vols. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown.
Vols. 1&2 Text Vol. 3 Text Vol. 4 Text Vol. 5 I Text, Vol. 5 II Text, Vol. 6 I Text, Vol. 6 II Text Vol. 7 Text

Introduction by Gordon Chancellor

Also some of Darwin's reading notes on Humboldt published for the first time:

Darwin, [Humboldt] Personal narrative vol 6. Text & image CUL-DAR40.84

Darwin, [Humboldt] `Superposition'. Text & image CUL-DAR41.73

Darwin, Humboldt Personal narrative VII: 52. Text & image CUL-DAR42.100

Darwin, Humboldt Personal narrative VI: 586, 25; Notebook RN pp 84, 105, 124. Text & image CUL-DAR42.117v

Darwin, Humboldt Personal narrative IV: 384. Text & image CUL-DAR42.162

Darwin, and Emma Darwin. Humboldt Personal narrative IV: 515-522, 416. Text & image CUL-DAR85.A72

Darwin, Humboldt Personal narrative vol. 4: 527. Text & image CUL-DAR189.130

2011, 03.24

Darwin, [Coquimbo notes]. (5.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR39.152

Darwin, In every case first inclination (blue water) to about 20-30 fathoms. Text & image CUL-DAR41.51

Darwin, Mr Sulivan. than in some the narrow channels between the smaller islands. Text & image CUL-DAR41.52

Atkins, Hedley. 1976. Down: the home of the Darwins; the story of a house and the people who lived there. London: Royal College of Surgeons [Phillimore]. Text A668

Wyhe, John van. 2009. Darwin vs God. BBC History Magazine 10, No. 1 (January): 26-31. Text PDF A669

2011, 03.14-16

Porter, Duncan M. 1999. Charles Darwin's Chilean plant collections. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 72: 181-200. Text F2214 Courtesy of the Sociedad de Biología de Chile.

Darwin, On the Banda Oriental side near to the dos Hermanas. (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR42.140

Darwin, Limestone with lead ore: Maldonado. (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR42.141

2011, 03.11

Darwin, Geological diary: Santa Cruz. (4.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.122-124

Darwin, Geological diary: Port Famine. (2.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.125-128

Darwin, (details of soundings taken). (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.118-119

Darwin, [Santa Cruz calculations]. [4-5.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR34.120-121

2011, 03.10

Darwin, 1873. Mr. Darwin on primroses, cowslips, and oxlips. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 3 (31 May): 416-417. [Extracts from F1744] Image A660

[Robinson, W.] 1874. Darwinism again. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 6 (15 August): 163. Image A661

Anon. 1875. [Notice of publication of Insectivorous plants and Climbing Plants.] Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 7 (23 January): 62. Text Image A663

A. M. 1875. [Review of] Insectivorous plants. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 8 (24 July): 63-65. Image A664

Darwin, 1875. Movements of climbing plants. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 8 (18 December): 532-533. [Extracts from F836]. Image A665

[Robinson, W.] 1876. Charles Darwin. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 8 (Supplement, 1 January): xi-xii, plate [frontispiece portrait]. Text Image A662

Darwin, 1876. Mr. Darwin on the strawberry [extracts from Variation]. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 10 (29 July): 115-116. Image A666

Fish, D. T. 1882. [Obituary] Charles Darwin. Garden, an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches 21 (29 April): 302. Text Image A667

2011, 03.09

Darwin, Geological diary: Valley of S Cruz. (4.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.104-111

Darwin, Geological diary: Attempt to find general inclination of the bottom of the sea off the coast of Patagonia. Text & image CUL-DAR34.112

Darwin, [list of specimens collected, numbered 1948-1997]. [4-5.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR34.113-114

Darwin, Geological diary: Hypothesis / S Cruz. [4-5.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR34.115-117

2011, 03.08

Carlyle, Thomas. 1853. [Recollection of Darwin] Letter to John A. Carlyle, 10 March 1853. In Carlyle, A. ed. 1904. New letters of Thomas Carlyle. 2 vols. London: John Lane, vol. 2: 145-46. Text A651

Green, John Richard. 1860. [Recollection of Darwin] Letter to W. Boyd Dawkins, 3 July 1860. In Stephen, L. ed. 1901. Letters of John Richard Green. London: Macmillan, pp. 43-45. Text A653

Macauley, Thomas Babington. 1856. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Trevelyan, G. O. ed. 1876. The life and letters of Lord Macaulay, 2 vols. London: Longmans, Green, vol. 2, pp. 403-4. Text A652

Galton, Francis. [1859-1882]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Galton, F. 1909. Memories of my life. New York: Dutton, pp. 287-88, 169. Text A656

Tegetmeier, William Bernhard. [1855]. [Recollections of Darwin]. In Richardson, E. W. 1916. A veteran naturalist, being the life and work of W.B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby, pp. 101-2, 111-12. Text A658

James, Henry. [1869]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Dupee, F. W. ed. 1956. Autobiography: A small boy and others, notes of a son and brother, the middle years. New York: Criterion Books, p. 515. Text A659

2011, 03.07

Darwin, 1882. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by insects. 2d ed., revised. 3d thousand. London: John Murray. Text F803

2011, 03.04

Darwin, Geological diary: Falkland Islands. [3.1833] Text & image CUL-DAR34.65-73

Darwin, Geological diary: Re-examination of the transition fully confirms very thing I then said. Text & image CUL-DAR34.74-75

Darwin, Geological diary: Observations on the bottom of the sea between the Falkland Islands & St. Cruz. (4.1834-1.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR34.87-92

Darwin, Geological diary: Barometrical Obser: for measurement of Valley of St. Cruz. (4-5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.93-98

Darwin, Geological diary: Valley of S Cruz. (4.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.99

Owen, Richard. 1849. On parthenogenesis, or the successive production of procreating individuals from a single ovum. London: John Van Voorst. Text A649

2011, 03.01-03

Darwin, 'Osborn `Quedah' p. 199' [8.1859] Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.38

Darwin, Geological diary: Elevations of Patagonia. (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR34.40-60

Darwin, Geological diary: Elevations on coast of Patagonia. Text & image CUL-DAR34.61-64

Darwin, Geological diary: Recalculation of Port Desire plains. [1.1834] Text & image CUL-DAR34.35-35a

Darwin, Geological diary: [geological specimens 1625-1692, descriptions]. [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR34.36-39

2011, 02.07-22

Wyhe, John van. 2010. 'Almighty God! what a wonderful discovery!': Did Charles Darwin really believe life came from space? Endeavour 34, no. 3, (September): 95-103. Text A690

[Titheridge, Philip]. 1981. The Charles Darwin memorial at Down House, Downe, Kent. Text A691

Darwin, [Notes on Wallace's Island life]. [11.1880] Text & image NHM-WP6.4.1 Courtesy of the Natural History Museum (London).
Introduction by John van Wyhe
This document contains a previously unpublished remark on Darwin's feelings about the Galapagos Islands near the end of his life.

 

Darwin, 1839. Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle. London: Henry Colburn. Image PDF F11
Courtesy of The National Library of Norway.

Darwin, 1884. The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species. 3d thousand. Preface by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. Text F1281

Four publications in Spanish by Cuban writer and politician José Martí (1853-1895) edited by Luis Ernesto Martínez González:

Marti, José. 1881. [Report of Darwin on ants]. La Opinión Nacional Caracas (21 December): 1. Text A648

Marti, José. 1882. [English newspapers on Darwin's Earthworms]. La Opinión Nacional Caracas (2 January): 1. Text A647

Marti, José. 1882. [Obituary of Darwin] Darwin ha muerto. La Opinión Nacional Caracas (17 May): 1. Text Image A645

Marti, José. 1882. [The Saturday Review on Darwin's life]. La Opinión Nacional Caracas (2 June): 3. Text A646

2011, 01.06-26

Darwin, Down House notebook 1.1. Text EH1.1 [English Heritage 88202321]

Rookmaaker, Kees. 2009. Chronological register. In G. Chancellor and J. van Wyhe eds. with K. Rookmaaker. Charles Darwin's notebooks from the voyage of the Beagle. Cambridge: University Press, pp. 570-582. Text

Anon. 1836-7. [Reports of Darwin's communications read to the Cambridge Philosophical Society 1835-7]. The London and Edinburgh philosophical magazine and journal of science 8, no. 43 (January 1836): 79, 80; 10, no. 61 (April 1837): 316. Text A644

Darwin, Geological diary: Rio Negro. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR34.17-24

Darwin, Geological diary: Salinas. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR34.25-26

Darwin, Geological diary: Salitrales (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR34.27-28

Darwin, Geological diary: Port Desire. Text & image CUL-DAR34.29-34

Hughes, C. L. 'Memoranda for Mr C. Darwin'. (11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR34.14-15

Darwin, Geological diary: Good Success Bay. (12.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR34.16

Darwin, Geological diary: 'Scattered facts communicated to me by different people'. (11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR34.12-13

Darwin, 1970. [Recollection of and letters to de Vries]. In Peter W. van der Pas. The correspondence of Hugo de Vries and Charles Darwin. Janus 57: 173-213. Text F2106

Darwin, [Correspondence with Romanes, 1875-1881]. In Romanes ed., 1908. The life and letters of George John Romanes. 6th impression. London: Longmans. Text F2111

Barlow, Nora. 1935. Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Islands. Nature 136 (7 September): 391. Text F2112

Lankester, E. R. 1896. [Recollections of Darwin]. In 'Charles Robert Darwin'. In C. D. Warner ed. Library of the world's best literature ancient and modern. New York: R. S. Peale & J. A. Hill, vol. 2, pp. 4835-4393. Text F2113

Krause, Ernst. 1881. Unconscious Memory—Mr. Samuel Butler. Nature 23 (27 January): 288. Text A629

Anon. 1868. A new work by Mr. Darwin [Descent of man]. The Academy 1 (9 October): 15-16. Text A633

2010.12.06

A previously unpublished manuscript log of HMS Beagle courtesty of the Museo Naval de la Nación, Argentina and Henry von Wartenberg:

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

Two scholarly articles reproduced with the permission of the California Academy of Sciences:

Ghiselin, Michael T. 2009. Darwin: A reader's guide. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences (155 [12 February]), 185 pp, 3 figs. Text PDF A622

Hodge, Jonathan. 2009. Darwin, the Galapagos and his changing thoughts about species origins: 1835-1837. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Ser. 4, vol. 61, Supplement II, No. 7, pp. 89-106. Text PDF A623

Darwin manuscripts transcribed and published here for the first time:

Darwin, 'Vol I p. 291 Again Mr Jenner Weir informs me that a peacock at Blackheath'. [1868]. Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.20

Darwin, 'Mr Cuming thinks that a species variable in one place' (1845). Text & image CUL-DAR205.10.63

Darwin, 'I have been watching black Aphis on Dock tended by reddish Myrmica' (6.1858) Text & image CUL-DAR205.11.89

Darwin, 'I believe in single creations because (1) as a general rule species have' (11.1855) Text & image CUL-DAR205.3.174

Darwin, 'There is such disputes about affinity...definition of species' (2.1841) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.40

Fox, William Darwin. '3 crows to a nest' (5.1868) Text & image CUL-DAR84.1.119

Darwin, 'Forbes has thought about variability, being effect of conditions' (12.1844) Text & image CUL-DAR45.58

Darwin, 'Prof. Forbes says he thinks that all Gasteropods pass through state of almost of Ascidian molluscans' (3.1844) Text & image CUL-DAR205.9.185-187

Darwin, 'The Geranium phaeum' (6.1842) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.53-54

Darwin, 'Falconer speaks of some fossil quite intermediate between Mastodon & Elephant' (6.1844) Text & image CUL-DAR205.9.188

Darwin, 'Talking with Bunbury & Lonsdale' (2.1842) Text & image CUL-DAR205.9.146

Darwin, 'Aberrant groups' (4.1843) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.60

Darwin, 'Considering the endless generations of organisms during almost infinite ages' (6.1840) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.30

Darwin, 'Falconer showed me beautiful series of elephant & Mastodon' (6.1845) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.114

Darwin, 'Forbes thinks law, that where genus arises, there it will die' (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.103

Darwin, 'Scale for Bees' cells' (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR48.B10

Darwin, 'Depth of rhomb 18/200 = 9/100' (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR48.B11

Darwin, 'Cell from opposite angle to angle' (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR48.B15-B17

Newly recorded recollections and words of Darwin in print:

Darwin, 1889. [Extracts from notes on variation under nature]. In A. R. Wallace. 1889. Darwinism: an exposition of the theory of natural selection with some of its applications. London: Macmillan, pp. 46, 69, 79-89. Text F2105

Timiriazev, Kliment. [1877]. A visit to Darwin at Down. From: Historical note K. A. Timiriazev: A visit to Darwin, with notes by Leon Bell. Archipelago 9 (2006): 47-58. Text F2093

Macdonell, Anne. [1833]. [Recollection of Darwin in Buenos Ayres]. In Macdonell. 1913. Reminiscences of diplomatic life. London: Adam & Charles Black, pp. 27-29. Text F2097

Clemens, Samuel. [Mark Twain]. [1876]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Books, authors and hats. Address at the Pilgrims' Club Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London, June 25, 1907. In Howell ed. 1907. Mark Twain speeches. New York and London: Harper Brothers, pp. 33-35. Text F2102

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. [1868]. [Recollection of Darwin]. Agassiz, Elizabeth Cary ed. 1885. Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, vol. 2: 666. Text F2088

Butler, Samuel. [1872-1882]. [Recollections of Darwin]. In Breuer, Hans-Peter ed. 1984. The note-books of Samuel Butler. Volume 1 (1874-1883). Boston: University Press of America, pp. 122-3, 129-31, 168, 204, 237. Text F2103

More, Alexander Goodman. [1860]. [Letters from Darwin]. In Moffat, C. B. ed. 1898. Life and letters of Alexander Goodman More with selections from his zoological and botanical writings. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, pp. 153-54. Text F2089

Dohrn, Anton. [1870]. [Recollection of a visit to Darwin] "Memories," autobiographical notes, 1895-1909. In Gröben, C. ed. 1982. Charles Darwin and Anton Dohrn, Correspondence. Naples: Macchiaroli, pp. 93-94. Text F2090

Youmans, Edward Livingston. [1871]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In: Fiske, J. 1894. Edward Livingston Youmans: interpreter of science for the people. New York: Appleton, p. 276. Text F2091

Morely, John. [1877]. [Recollection of Darwin on Gladstone]. In Morely. 1911. The life of William Ewart Gladstone, new ed., 2 vols. New York: Macmillan, vol. 2, p. 562. Text F2092

Richter, Hans. [1881]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Fifield, C. 1993. True artist and true friend: a biography of Hans Richter. Oxford: Clarendon, p. 158. Text F2094

Candolle, Alphonse de. [1882]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Bettany, G. T. 1887. Life of Charles Darwin. London: Walter Scott, pp. 148-150. Text F2095

Fiske, John. [1871-1880]. [Recollections of Darwin]. In Spencer Clark, John ed. 1917. The life and letters of John Fiske, 2 vols. New York: Houghton Mifflin, vol. 1, pp. 481-82, 477, vol. 2, pp. 133-34. Text F2108

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. [1872-8]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Higginson. 1900. Cheerful yesterdays. Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press, pp. 283-86. Text F2096

Conway, Moncure Daniel. [1867]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Conway. 1905. Autobiography: memories and experiences. 2 vols. London: Cassell and Co, vol. 2, pp. 324-7. Text F2098

Cobbe, Frances Power. 1894. [Recollection and letters of Darwin]. In Cobbe. 1894. Life of Frances Power Cobbe. By herself. London: Richard Bentley & Son, vol. 2, pp. 123-129. Text F2099

Geddes, Patrick. [1877-1878]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Thompson, A. J. and Geddes, P. 1931. Life: Outlines of general biology. 2 vols. New York: Harper & Brothers, vol. 2, pp. 1454-55. Text F2100

Farrar, Frederic William. [1871]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Farrar, R. 1904. The life of Frederic William Farrar. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, pp. 108-9,109-10. Text F2101

Riley, Charles Valentine. 1882. [Recollection and letters of Darwin]. In Riley. 1882. Darwin's Work in Entomology. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington DC 1: 77-80. Text F2104

Neville, Dorothy. [1875-1881]. [Recollection and letter of Darwin]. In Neville, Ralph ed. 1919. The life and letters of Lady Dorothy Nevill. London: Methuen, pp. 56-58. Text F2109

Gray, Asa. [1839, 1867-8]. [Letter and recollections of Darwin]. In Gray, Jane Loring ed. 1894. Letters of Asa Gray. 2 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, vol. 1: 117; vol. 2: 557, 565. Text F2110

Ramsay, Andrew Crombie. [1848]. [Recollections of Darwin]. In: Geikie, Archibald. 1895. Memoir of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay. London: Macmillan, pp. 123, 130, 276-77. Text A624

Haeckel, Ernst. [1866]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Bölsche, W. 1909. Ernst Haeckel: ein Lebensbild. Berlin: Georg Bondi, p. 179. Text A625

Ruskin, John. [1837]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In: Collingwood, W. G. 1902. The life of John Ruskin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, p. 61. Text A626

Norton, Charles Eliot. [1868]. [Recollection of Ruskin and Darwin]. In: Norton. 1905. Letters of John Ruskin to Charles Eliot Norton, 2 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, vol. 1, pp. 194-95. Text A627

Norton, Charles Eliot. [1873]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Norton. 1913. Letters of Charles Eliot Norton, 2 vols. Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin, vol. 2: 476-77. Text A630

Russell, Arthur. [1869]. [Recollection of Darwin in a letter to Kate Russell, 9 September 1869]. In Russell, B. and Russell, P. 1937. The Amberly papers, 2 vols. New York: Norton, vol. 2, p. 450. Text A628

Tyndall, John. [1875]. [Recollection of meeting between Carlyle and Darwin]. In Tyndall. 1898. New fragments. New York: Appleton, p. 388. Text A631

Price, John. [1824]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In: Price. 1875. Llandudno and how to enjoy It. Llandudno, Wales: Simpkin, Marshall. Text A634

Wright, Chauncey. [1872]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Thayer, James Bradley. 1878. Letters of Chauncey Wright, with some account of his life. Cambridge [Mass.]: John Wilson & Son, pp. 246-9. Text A635

Romanes, George John. [1881]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In: Romanes, Ethel Duncan ed. 1896. The Life and Letters of George John Romanes. New York: Longmans, Green, p. 129. Text A636

Claus, Carl. [1871]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Claus. 1899. Autobiographie. Marburg: Elwert, p. 17. Text A637

Smalley, George Washburn. 1891. [Recollection of Darwin's funeral]. In Smalley. London letters and some others. 2 vols. New York: Harper & Brothers, vol. 1, pp. 70-71. Text A632

Gulick, John T. [1872]. [Recollection of Darwin] In Gulick. 1908. Isolation and selection in the evolution of species. The need of clear definitions. The American Naturalist vol. 42, no. 493 (January): 48-57. Text A643

Wallace, A. R. 1905. My life: A record of events and opinions. (newly transcribed)
Vol. 1 Text A237.1
Vol. 2 Text A237.2

2010, 11.25

Darwin Online Facebook page established.

2010, 11.11-12

Darwin, 1895. [Letter to Josef Wolf and recollections of Darwin] In A. H. Palmer, The Life of Joseph Wolf: Animal Painter. London: Longmans, pp. 192-8. Text F2087

Darwin, 'There is such disputes about...definition of species' (2.1841) Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.40

Darwin, 'Talking with Mr. Strickland = I confess that my theory must necessarily be given up' (4.1842) Text & image CUL-DAR205.9.149

Darwin, 'a sketch of the principal events in my life'. (1866-1875). Text & image; Text & image; Text & image; Text & image DAR91.102-113

Darwin, 'We do not blush when we give an abject beggar' (1.1839) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.1

Darwin, 'Paget says he has been observing Blushing' (3.1868) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.2

Darwin, 'bull-dogs' (1.1871) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.3

Darwin, 'Huxley thinks attention to sensation due to sensorium' (12.1871) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.4

Darwin, [blushing in Shakespeare] (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.15

Darwin, 'Young children do not blush' (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.17

Darwin, [Brown-Séquard on the transmitted effect of an operation] (nd) Text & image CUL-DAR195.1.19

2010, 10.26

Darwin, Geological diary: Pampas. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.249-278

Litchfield, H. E. ed. 1904. Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Cambridge: University Press printed. Click to see illustrations
Volume 1 Text F1552.1
Volume 2
Text F1552.2

Brace, Charles Loring. 1872. [Recollections and letter of Darwin]. In Brace, Emma ed. 1894. The Life of Charles Loring Brace. New York: Scribner's, pp. 319-22; 376-7. Text F2086

Allingham, William. [recollection of Darwin] In H. Allingham and D. Radford eds. 1907. William Allingham A Diary. London: Macmillan, pp. 184-85. Text A618

Balfour, Arthur James. [c. 1870]. [Recollection of Darwin]. In Balfour. 1930. Chapters of Autobiography. London: Cassell, pp. 37-38. Text A619

Butler, Thomas. [recollections of Darwin]. In Silver, Arnold ed. 1962. The Family Letters of Samuel Butler, 1841-1886. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, p. 209. Text A620

Butler, Samuel. 1917. [recollection of Darwin]. In Jones, Henry Festing ed. The Note-Books of Samuel Butler. New York: Dutton, p. 161. Text A621

2010, 09.14-30

Darwin, 1862. De l'origine des espèces ou des lois du progrès chez les êtres organisés. Translated and with preface and notes by Mlle Clémence-Auguste Royer. Paris: Guillaumin et Cie. Text F655

Darwin, 1878. Les récifs de corail leur structure et leur distribution. Translated by L. Cosserat. Paris: Germer Baillière. Text F309

Darwin, 1857. Geologia. In Manual de investigaciones científicas; dispuesto para el uso de los oficiales de la armada y viajeros en general. Redactado por Sir F. W. John Herschel, Baronet. Segunda edicion. Traducido del inglés por Juan N. de Vizcarrondo. Cádiz: Imprenta y Librería de la Revista Médica, pp. 169-209. Text Image F2073

Darwin, Francis ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species, a sketch written in 1842. Cambridge: University Press. Text F1555

Darwin, 1902. Observations géologiques sur les iles volcaniques. Text F310

Darwin, 1877. Geologische Beobachtungen über die Vulcanischen Inseln. Text F312

Horblit, H. D. 1964. One hundred books famous in science: based on an exhibition held at the Grolier Club. New York: Grolier Club. Text A616

Grant Duff, Mountstuart E. 1898. [Recollections of Darwin.] Notes from a diary, 1873-1881. London: John Murray, vol. 2, pp. 283; 300. Text A617

Anon. 1869. [Influence of the stock on the scion]. Gardeners' Chronicle (26 June): 686. Text A614

2010, 09.01

Compare these Darwin manuscripts, transcribed and published here for the first time, with the recent story from the BBC 'Charles Darwin's ecological experiment on Ascension isle':

Darwin, Ascension. [Beagle field notes] [7.1836] Text & image CUL-DAR40.93-96

Darwin, 'Ascension one of the most wonderful cases of introduced plants & animals'. (17.7.1856?) Text & image CUL-DAR205.3.63

Darwin, Geological diary: Ascension. (7.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.936-953

See hundreds of other references to Ascension in Darwin's notes and publications here and Darwin's map of Ascension: here.

2010, 08.19-27

Darwin, 'Catalogue of Books (not Journals)'. [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR71.1-5

Darwin, Geological diary: St Josephs Bay. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.223-226

Darwin, Geological diary: of Patagonia - St Josephs Bay to Port Desire. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.227-228

Darwin, Geological diary: Port Desire. (1.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.229-242

Darwin, Geological diary: Port Desire (appendix). (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.243-244

Darwin, Geological diary: Port St Julian. (1.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.245-248

Proctor, Robert. 1825. Narrative of a journey across the Cordillera of the Andes, and of a residence in Lima, and other parts of Peru, in the years 1823 and 1824. London: A. Constable. Image PDF CC-OldLibraryBB.5.17a [Christ's College Library] signed and annotated by Darwin.

A newly recorded specimen description:

Lyell, Charles. 1837. Presidential Address to the Geological Society. (Read 17 February). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2, no. 49, pp. 479-523. Text & image A600

New reviews:

Anon. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Gardeners' Chronicle (22 February): 184. Image A610

Lewes, George Henry. 1868. Mr. Darwin's hypotheses. Fortnightly Review n.s. 3 (April, June); 353-73, 611-28, 4 (July), (November): 61-80, 492-509. Text Image A604

[Thurber, George]. 1868. Varieties and variation. American Agriculturalist 27 (May): 176-7. Text Image A601

Anon. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Lancet 1 (18 April, 16 May): 501, 622-3; 2 (5 September): 313-14. Text Image A605

Anon. 1868. Artificial selection and pangenesis. Popular Science Review 7 (April): 176-80. Image A611

Anon. 1868. Darwin and pangenesis. Quarterly Journal of Science 5 (July): 295-313. Image A609

Mantegazza, P. 1868. Carlo Darwin e il suo ultimo libro. [Review of] Variation and Origin of Species, 4th ed.] Nuova Antologia 8 (May): 70-98. Text Image A608

[Dawkins, William Boyd]. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Edinburgh Review 128 (October): 414-50. Text Image A603

[Dallas, William Sweetland?]. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Westminster Review n.s. 35 (January): 207-27. Image A606

2010, 08.05-06

Darwin, [Draft pages from the Origin of Species, 1859, pp. 210-14, Chapter 7, 'Instinct']. Text & image NHM-MSS-DARA

Darwin, Geological diary: (Falkland Islands, in comparison with Henslow's account). [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR33.217-222

Henslow, J. S. 1822. Geological description of Anglesea. [Read 26 November 1821.] Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 1 (1822): 359-452. Text & image A599

Henslow's Corrected proof with original hand drawings and map from Christ's College Library here.

2010, 07.27-31

A newly recorded Darwin publication!

Darwin, et al. [1848]. [Memorial to Lord John Russell on university reform]. np: np. Text Image F2080

Darwin, [List of fossil wood specimens from the Beagle.] Text & image NHM-408865-1001 Introduction

Darwin, Geological diary: Bahia. (2-3.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.41-48

Darwin, Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego. (1-2.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.98-122

Darwin, Geological diary: East Falkland Island. (3.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.123-132

Darwin, Geological diary: East Falkland Island (appendix). (3.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.133-150

Darwin, Geological diary: Falkland Islands. (3.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.151-152

Darwin, Geological diary: Maldonado. (5-6.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.153-164

Darwin, Geological diary: (annotated maps and diagrams relating to Berkeley Sound). [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR33.165

Darwin, Geological diary: Falkland Islands. [1834-] Text & image CUL-DAR33.166-216

[Poulton, E. B.] 1910. Darwin, Charles Robert. The Encyclopaedia Britannica. 11th ed. Cambridge: University Press, vol. 7, pp. 840-3. Text A596

[Wedgwood, L. C.]. 1868. Worms. Gardeners' Chronicle (28 March): 324. Text Image A598

2010, 07.20

Three Danish translations courtesy of The Danish Darwin Archive, Interdisciplinary Evolutionary Studies, Aarhus University.

1909. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for Tilvaerelsen. Text Image PDF F644

1909. Charles Darwin Selvbiografi. Text Image PDF F1512

1913. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for Tilvaerelsen. Text Image PDF F645

2010, 07.01

Darwin, Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego (appendix). (2.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.96-97

2010, 06.30

Darwin, Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego. (1-2.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.85-95

2010, 06.15-22

Darwin, Geological diary: Bahia Blanca (appendix). (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.73-74

Darwin, Geological diary: Buenos Ayres. (11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.75-76

Darwin, Geological diary: Monte Video. (8 & 11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.77-82

Darwin, Geological diary: Monte Video (appendix). (11.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.83-84

2010, 06.11

Chancellor, Gordon. Introduction to Earthworms.

2010, 06.06-07

Darwin, Geological diary: Coast of Patagonia. (8-9.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.61-62

Darwin, Geological diary: Bahia Blanca. (9-10.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.63-72

A newly recorded description of Darwin specimens:
Clift, William. 1835. Notice on the Megatherium brought from Buenos Ayres by Woodbine Parish, Jun., Esq. F.G.S. F.R.S. [Read 13 June 1832] Transactions of the Geological Society of London (2nd ser.) 3 (3): 437-450, pls. 43-46. Text Image PDF A703
(See footnote on pp. 438-9)

2010, 05.27-28

Darwin, Geological diary: Fernando Noronha. (2.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.39-40

Darwin, Geological diary: Abrolhos Islands. (3.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.49-50

Darwin, Geological diary: Provinicia do Rio de Janeiro. (4-6.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.51-60

Images of DAR209.14 and DAR209.15 individually re-named, to correspond with catalogue entries, by Kees Rookmaaker.

A newly recorded Darwin translation in Spanish:

Darwin, 1857. Geologia. In Manual de investigaciones científicas; dispuesto para el uso de los oficiales de la armada y viajeros en general. Redactado por Sir F. W. John Herschel, Baronet. Segunda edicion. Traducido del inglés por Juan N. de Vizcarrondo. Cádiz: Imprenta y Librería de la Revista Médica, pp. 169-209. Image F2073

2010, 05.19

Darwin, Geological diary: St Pauls Text & image CUL-DAR32.37-38 

New colour images, courtesy of J. David Archibald, of the following:

Darwin, 1839. Note on a rock seen on an iceberg in 61° south latitude. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London 9 (March): 528-529. Text Image PDF F1652

Darwin, 1839. Observations on the parallel roads of Glen Roy, and of other parts of Lochaber in Scotland, with an attempt to prove that they are of marine origin. [Read 7 Feb.] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 129: 39-81. Text Image PDF F1653

Darwin, 1842. Notes on the effects produced by the ancient glaciers of Caernarvonshire, and on the boulders transported by floating ice. The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine 21 (Sept.): 180-188. Text Image PDF F1660

Darwin, 1845 [= ?1848]. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. 2d edition. London: John Murray (Home and Colonial Library Vol.12). [The first of a number of Murray printing variants new to Darwin Online- as a full first edition is already present, only the bindings, title pages and other unique matter will be provided for these variants. They are too numerous to list on the table of contents pages but will be visible when using the Freeman Bibliographical Database. For example, the record for this item is here.] Image F15

Darwin, 1868. Queries about expression for anthropological inquiry. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Misc. Document No. 86, for 1867: 324. Text Image PDF F874

Darwin, 1883. Prefatory notice. In Müller, The fertilisation of flowers. Text Image PDF F1432

2010, 05.12

Darwin, Geological diary: Bahia Brazil. Text & image CUL-DAR32.9-14

Darwin, Geological diary: Quail Island. (1.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.15-20

2010, 05.05

The Descent of man in Yiddish, courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1926. Die Oyfstammung fun menschen. New York: Meisel. Image PDF F1139

2010, 04.29

Descriptions of Darwin's Beagle specimens:

Lubbock, John. 1855. On the freshwater Entomostraca of South America. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (NS) 3 (6): 232-240, pl. 15. Image A699

Günther, Albert. 1860. On a new snake from the Galapagos Islands [Herpetodryas biserialis]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1860: 97-98. Image A700

Günther, Albert. 1877. The gigantic land-tortoises (living and extinct) in the collection of the British Museum. London: British Museum, iv + 96 p., pls. I-LIV. Image A701

Champion, George C. 1918. Notes on various South American Coleoptera collected by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle, with descriptions of new genera and species. Entomologists' Monthly Magazine 54: 43-55. Image A702

2010, 04.23

Descriptions of Darwin's Beagle specimens:

Gould, J. 1837. Exhibition of the fissirostral birds from Mr. Darwin’s collection, and characters of the new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 22. Image A695

Gould, J. 1838. [Exhibition of 'another portion of the birds collected by Charles Darwin, Esq.']. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 6: 4. Image A696

Martin, W. 1837. Observations on three specimens of the genus Felis presented to the Society by Charles Darwin, Esq., Corr. Memb. Z. S. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 3-4. Image A697

Hooker, J. D. 1846. Enumeration of the plants in the Galapagos Islands, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 1: 276-279. Image A698

2010, 04.22

Darwin, Geological diary: Bahia. Text & image CUL-DAR32.3-8

2010, 04.08

Darwin, Geological diary: Brazil coast. Text & image CUL-DAR32.1-2

A newly recorded Darwin publication!

Darwin, 1869. Sulla pangenesi. Risposta di Carlo Darwin a F. Delpino. Rivista Europea 1: 119-122. [Translation by F. Delpino of F1748b] Image F2071

2010, 03.22

Darwin, 'Dr Munro Anatomy'. [Edinburgh University lecture notes]. (1825) Text & image CUL-DAR5.A13-A23

2010, 03.12

[Buckley, Arabella.] [1880]. [biographical and bibliographical notes on A. R. Wallace]. Text & image CUL-DAR91.91-94

Darwin, [1880s] [Draft fragment concerning pension for A.R. Wallace] Text & image CUL-DAR91.101

2010, 03.05

Darwin, 1853. 'Send for Archives du Mus d'Hist Naturelle vols 5 and 6 [and other works]'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.77-78

Darwin, [nd] 'Memoranda about Books [many references]'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.79-80

Darwin, 1856. 'Books to be certainly read [many references]'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.88a-88b

2010, 03.01

Darwin, 'M Lamarck arranges "Les Animals sans Vertebrae"'. Text & image CUL-DAR5.A28

Darwin, 'Books read'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.70

Darwin, 'List of Books bearing on number of inhabitants of small area'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.71

Darwin, 'Books to be read'. Text & image CUL-DAR91.72

2009, 12.28

A new translation of the Origin of species into Portuguese, courtesy of Nuno Gomes:
Darwin, 2009. A origem das espécies através da selecção natural ou a preservação das raças favorecidas na luta pela sobrevivência. Edited by Nuno Gomes. Translated by Ana Afonso. PlanetaVivo. Text PDF F2062.7

2009, 12.25

A newly recorded Darwin publication! Courtesy of a Private Collection, Virginia.

Darwin, 1840. On the connexion of certain volcanic phenomena in South America; and on the formation of mountain chains and volcanos, as the effect of the same powers by which continents are elevated. [Read 7 March 1838] Transactions of the Geological Society of London (Ser. 2) 5 (3): 601-631, pl. 49, 3 figs. [Offprint in original wrappers, mostly uncut, with unique slip describing the illustrations.] Text & image PDF F1656a

Anon. 1882. [Obituary of] Charles Darwin. The Nation no. 878 (27 April): 354-5. Image A613 Scans courtesy of Richard Kool.

2009, 11.24

Online Variorum of Darwin's Origin of Species edited by Barbara Bordalejo. Introduction

2009, 11.01-10

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of species in November 1859:

Francis Darwin's annotated copy of the Origin of species (1859). Introduction Image PDF Through the kind courtesy of a Private Collection, Virginia.

Murray, John. 1909. Darwin and his publisher John Murray. Science progress in the twentieth century: a quarterly journal of scientific work & thought. 3: 537-542. Text A593

2009, 10.31

Foote, G. W. 1889. Darwin on God. London: Progressive publishing company. Text Image PDF A551

2009, 10.27

Darwin, 'Dr Munro Anatomy'. [Edinburgh University lecture notes]. (1825) Text & image CUL-DAR5.A12 Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe.

2009, 10.26

Darwin, [Memorial of A. R. Wallace for a Civil List Pension]. (1880) Text & image CUL-DAR91.95-98 Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe.

2009, 10.25

Darwin, 'Old & useless notes about the moral sense & some metaphysical points'. (1837-1840) Text & image CUL-DAR91.4-55
Transcribed and edited by Paul H. Barrett.
Transcription now available side-by-side with images of the manuscripts.

Darwin, 'Macculloch. Attrib of Deity' [Essay on Theology and Natural Selection] (1838). Text & image CUL-DAR71.53-59 Transcribed and edited by Paul H. Barrett.

Darwin, 'Macculloch. Attributes of Deity Vol I.' [1838] Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.28-29

Darwin, 'With respect to whether Galapagos beings are species' [abstract of Macculloch Attributes of deity vol 1]. [1838] Text & image CUL-DAR205.5.167

Darwin, 'Coral Islands'. (1835) Text & image CUL-DAR41.1-12
Transcribed and edited by D. R. Stoddart. Transcription now available side-by-side with images of the manuscript.

2009, 10.08

Darwin, nd. [Draft fragment of Descent]. Text & image CUL-DAR76.B29r
Transcribed by Milton Forsyth.

2009, 10.02

Armstrong, Patrick. 1992. Charles Darwin's last island: Terceira, Azores, 1836. Geowest no. 27. Text A591

2009, 09.28

Darwin, Geological diary: Galapagos. (10.1835). Introduction Text & image CUL-DAR37.716-795A
Transcribed and edited by K. Thalia Grant and Gregory B. Estes.
Published here for the first time.

Darwin, Geological diary: Tahiti. (11.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.798-801 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker.

Darwin, Geological diary: Bay of Islands, New Zealand. (12.1835) Text & image CUL-DAR37.802-811 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker.

Darwin, [c. 1876] [Draft fragment of autobiography 'I gained much by my delay'] Text & image CUL-DAR53.2.140 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker and edited by John van Wyhe.

2009, 09.25

Darwin, Geological diary: King George's Sound. (3.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.858-863 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker

Darwin, Geological diary: King George's Sound. (3.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.864-881 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker

Darwin, Geological diary: Mauritius. (5.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.882-901 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker

Darwin, Geological diary: Terceira (Azores). (9.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.957-960 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker

2009, 09.21

Darwin, [Beagle field notes] 'Bahia Brazil Aug: 1836' Text & image CUL-DAR38.954-956 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker.

2009, 09.18

Darwin, Geological diary: Cape of Good Hope (6.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.902-919 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker.

2009, 09.14

Darwin, Geological diary: Ascension. (7.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.936-953
Transcribed by Guido Chiesura.

Armstrong, Patrick. 1985. Charles Darwin in Western Australia: A young scientist's perception of an environment. Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press. Text A587

Armstrong, Patrick. 1991. Under the blue vault of heaven: A study of Charles Darwin's sojourn in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Nedlands: Indian Ocean Centre for Peace Studies. Text A588

Armstrong, Patrick. 1992. Darwin's desolate islands: A naturalist in the Falklands, 1833 and 1834. Chippenham: Picton Publishing, 1992. Text A589

Darwin, 1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. 7th thousand. London: John Murray. Vol. 1. Image PDF F939.1

Darwin, 1882. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits. 6th thousand (corrected). London: John Murray. Image PDF F1362

2009, 09.02-03

Preyer, W. T. 1891. Briefe von Darwin. mit Erinnerungen und Erlaeuterungen. Deutsche Rundschau 17, no. 9 (June): 356-390. Text Image F6

Darwin, 1868. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. London: John Murray. 1st ed., 1st issue.
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F877.1
Vol. 2. Text Image PDF F877.2

New colour images
.

2009, 09.01

FitzRoy, Robert. [Letter to N. Ogle on appointment of A. Derbishire to the Beagle] (30.06.1831). Text & image Carroll1
A newly published FitzRoy letter!

Darwin, 1865. On the movements and habits of climbing plants. [Read 2 February] Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Botany) 9: 1-118, 13 text figures [offprint]. Text & image PDF F834a
A newly discovered variant of this Darwin publication.

'Insecta June'. [Beagle insect notes] (6.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR29.1.C1

'Pediculus. Chiloe.' [Beagle insect notes] (7.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR29.1.C2

'Observat[ions] on Maldonado birds' [Beagle animal notes] Text & image CUL-DAR29.1.C1a

2009, 08.28

Darwin, 1860. Het ontstaan der soorten van dieren en planten door middel van de natuurkeus, of het bewaard blijven van bevoorregte rassen in de strijd des levens. With a preface by the translator Tiberius Cornelius Winkler. 1st ed. 2 vols. Haarlem: A. C. Kruseman.
Vol. 1 Text Image F2056.1
Vol. 2 Text Image F2056.2

Spengel, J. W. 1872. Die Darwinsche Theorie: Verzeichniss der über dieselbe in Deutschland, England, Amerika, Frankreich, Italien, Holland, Belgien und den Skandinavischen Reichen erschienenen Schriften und Aufsätze. 2d enlarged ed. Berlin: Wiegandt und Hempel. Text Image A582

Bettany, G. T. 1887. Life of Charles Darwin. London: Walter Scott. Text A75

Richardson, R. 1888. Darwin's geological work. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society 1-16. Text A105

1909. Darwin Centenary Number. Christ's College Magazine. XXIII, Easter Term. Text A36

Geikie, A. 1909. Charles Darwin as geologist: The Rede Lecture given at the Darwin Centennial Commemoration on 24 June 1909. Text A211

Judd, J. W. 1910. The coming of evolution: The story of a great revolution in science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Text A34

Ward, H. 1927. Charles Darwin: The man and his warfare. London: John Murray. Text A179

And transcriptions of 10 reviews of Darwin's works here.

2009, 08.27

Laugel, A. 1860. Nouvelle théorie d'histoire naturelle: l'origine des espèces (On the Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin; London, John Murray, 1859). Revue des deux mondes 26, no. 3 (1 April): pp. 644-671. Image A583

De la Beche, H. T. 1830. Geological notes. London: Treuttel. Text Image A584

Lindley, J. 1840. The theory of horticulture; or, an attempt to explain the principal operations of gardening upon physiological principles. London: Longman. Text Image A585

Lindley, J. 1853. The vegetable kingdom; or, the structure, classification, and uses of plants, illustrated upon the natural system. 3d ed. London: Bradbury & Evans. Text Image A586

2009, 08.25

Darwin, 1874. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. London: John Murray. 2d edition; tenth thousand. Text F944

Darwin, 1997. Viagens do Adventure e do Beagle: Diário e anotações, 1832-1836. (Journal and remarks, chapter 1) Translated by Helena Barbas. Lisbon: Expo'98. Text F2037

Busk, G. 1852. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum. Part I. Cheilostomata (part). London: Trustees of the British Museum. Text A532.1

Busk, G. 1854. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum, Part II. Cheilostomata (part). London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). Text A532.2

Busk, G. 1875. Catalogue of marine Polyzoa in the collection of the British Museum, Part III. Cyclostomata. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). Text A532.3

And transcriptions of more than 50 reviews of Darwin's works here.

2009, 08.18

Darwin, c. 1827. [Notes on a zoological walk to Portobello]. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker and edited by John van Wyhe. Text & image CUL-DAR5.A49-A51

Darwin, 1832-1836. 'Shells in Spirits of wine'. (Beagle specimen list) Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. Text & image CUL-DAR29.1.D1-D8

 

New editions courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1874. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. London: John Murray. 2d edition; tenth thousand. Image PDF F944

Darwin, 1868. De la variation des animaux et des plantes sous l'action de la domestication. Paris: C. Reinwald.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F912.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F912.2

Darwin, 1871[-2]. Die Abstammung des Menschen und die geschlechtliche Zuchtwahl. Translated by J. V. Carus. 2d ed. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1065.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1065.2

Darwin, 1872. Der Ausdruck der Gemüthsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Thieren. Translated by J. V. Carus. Stuttgart: Schwiezerbart. Image PDF F1187

Darwin, 1872-3. La descendance de l'homme et la sélection sexuelle. Translated by J. J. Moulinié. Preface by Carl Vogt. Paris: C. Reinwald.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1058.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1058.2

Darwin, 1874. L'Expression des émotions chez l'homme et les animaux. Translated by Samuel Pozzi and René Benoit. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F1184

Darwin, 1877. Les plantes insectivores. Translated by E. Barbier. Introduction and notes by Charles Martin. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F1237

Darwin, 1878. Des différentes formes de fleurs dans les plantes de la même espèce. Translated by Édouard Heckel. With an analytical preface by Amédée Guillaume August Coutance. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F1296

Darwin, 1879-80. De la variation des animaux et des plantes à l'état domestique. Traduit sur la seconde édition anglaise par Ed. Barbier; préface de Carl Vogt. Paris: C. Reinwald et Cie.
Vol. 1 Text Image PDF F913.1
Vol. 2 Text Image PDF F913.2

Darwin, 1882. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilised by insects. 2d ed., revised. 3d thousand. London: John Murray. Image PDF F803

Darwin, 1882. La faculté motrice dans les plantes. Translated and with notes and a preface by Édouard Heckel. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F1342

Darwin, 1882. Role des vers de terre dans la formation de la terre végétale. Translated by M. Levêque. Preface by Edmond Perrier. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F1403

Darwin, 1882. Die Bildung der Ackererde durch die Thätigkeit der Würmer. Translated by J. V. Carus. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart. Image PDF F1404

Darwin, 1884. The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species. 3d thousand. Preface by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. Image PDF F1281

Darwin, 1888. Insectivorous plants. 2d edition. Revised by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. Image PDF F1225

Darwin, F. ed. 1888. La vie et la correspondance de Charles Darwin avec un chapitre autobiographique. Translated by H. C. de Varigny. Paris: C. Reinwald.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1514.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1514.2

2009, 08.14

Darwin, [Notes on preserving Beagle specimens]. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker and edited by John van Wyhe. Text & image CUL-DAR29.3.78

2009, 08.13

Darwin, [Edinburgh diary for 1826]. Text & image CUL-DAR129.-
Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe and published here for the first time.

Harmer, S. F. 1901. List of specimens collected on the Beagle which were kept or discarded, with extracts from Darwin's manuscripts referring to specimens kept in the museum. University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. Image UMZC-Histories4.945
With thanks to the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge.

2009, 08.12

Darwin, 'Books [read]' notebook. (1838-1858). Text & image CUL-DAR120.- Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker.

2009, 07.31

[Charles Darwin autograph signature, nd] Reproduced courtesy of Doug Carnick, Waterville, Maine, USA. Image

Huxley, Thomas Henry. [c. 1887] [Reminiscence of the reception of the Origin.] Text & image CUL-DAR112.B77-B84

2009, 07.30

Darwin, Emma. [1882?] [Reminiscences of Darwin on the 'Beagle'] Text CUL-DAR251.1106-7

New editions courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1877. Les mouvements et les habitudes des plantes grimpantes. Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais sur la deuxième édition par le Dr Richard Gordon. Paris: C.Reinwald et Cie. Image PDF F858

Darwin, 1883. I diversi apparecchi col mezzo dei quali le orchidee vengono fecondate dagli insetti. Translated by Giovanni Canestrini and Lamberto Moschen. Turin: Unione. Image PDF F823

2009, 07.29

Text now available side-by-side with corrected images of the notebooks:

Darwin, Notebook A: Geology (1837-1839). Text & image CUL-DAR127.-

Darwin, Glen Roy notebook (1838). Text & image CUL-DAR130.-

Darwin, Questions & experiments [1839-1844]. Text & image CUL-DAR206.1

Darwin, Torn Apart notebook (1839-1841) Text & image CUL-DAR-TornApartNotebook

New edition courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1871. The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. New York: D. Appleton.
Vol. 1. Image PDF F941.1
Vol. 2. Image PDF F941.2

2009, 07.27

Darwin, 1883. [Extract of a letter on classical education] In Farrar, F. W. 'General aims of the teacher. A lecture in Cambridge teachers' training Syndicate course. March 3, 1883', American Journal of Education (Hartford, Conn.) 32: 129-154 (139-40). Text F2055

New editions courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1868. Das Variiren der Thiere und Pflanzen im Zustande der Domestication. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.
Vol. 1. Image PDF F914.1
Vol. 2. Image PDF F914.2

Darwin, 1876. Variazione degli animali e delle piante allo stato domestico. Turin: Unione. Image PDF F920

2009, 07.23

Utricularia [draft of Insectivorous plants, p. 427] Transcribed by John van Wyhe and Kees Rookmaaker. Text & image CC-OldLibraryGG.1.25

 

New editions courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1862. De l'origine des espèces ou des lois du progrès chez les êtres organisés. Translated and with preface and notes by Mlle Clémence-Auguste Royer. Paris: Guillaumin et Cie. Image PDF F655 (first French edition)

Darwin, 1866. L'origine des espèces par sélection naturelle ou des lois de transformation des êtres organisés. Traduit en Français avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Clémence Royer avec une préface et des notes du traducteur. Deuxième édition augmentée d'après des notes de l'auteur. Paris: Victor Masson et fils; Guillaumin et Cie. Image PDF F656

Darwin, 1870. L'origine des espèces par sélection naturelle ou des lois de transformation des êtres organisés. Traduction de Mme Clémence Royer avec préfaces et notes du traducteur. Troisième édition. Paris: Victor Masson et fils; Guillaumin et Cie. Image PDF F657

Darwin, 1870. De la fécondation des orchidées par les insectes et des bons résultats du croisement. Trans. by Louis Rérolle. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F818

2009, 07.21

Darwin, 1878. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom. London: John Murray. 2d ed. Text F1251

Darwin, 1882. The movements and habits of climbing plants. London: John Murray. (Final text) Text F839

Darwin, 1882. The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with observations on their habits. London: John Murray. 7th thousand. Corrected by Francis Darwin. Text F1364

Darwin, 1902. Observations géologiques sur les iles volcaniques. Image PDF F310 Courtesy of of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries.

Judd, J. W. 1911. Charles Darwin's earliest doubts concerning the immutability of species. Nature 88, No. 1292 (2 November): 8-12. Text A579

2009, 07.15

New editions courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, 1860. On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. New York: D. Appleton. (1st American edition) Image PDF F377

Darwin, 1875. Voyage d'un naturaliste autour du monde. Trans. by Éd. Barbier. Paris: C. Reinwald. Image PDF F181

Darwin, 1878. Les récifs de corail leur structure et leur distribution. Image PDF F309

2009, 06.29

Darwin, 1876. The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: John Murray. 6th edition, with additions and corrections. Text Image PDF F401
[First issue of the final definitive text]

Darwin, 1890. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. 2d edition. Edited by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. Text F1146

Darwin, 1884. Le diverse forme dei fiori in piante della stessa specie. Image PDF F1299

Gray, Asa. 1861. Natural Selection not inconsistent with Natural Theology. A free examination of Darwin's treatise on the Origin of Species, and of its American reviewers. Reprinted from the Atlantic monthly for July, August, and October, 1860. London: Trübner & Co., Boston: Ticknor and Fields. Text A567

Wright, C. 1871. Darwinism: Being an examination of Mr. St. George Mivart's 'Genesis of species,' [Reprinted from the 'North American Review,' July 1871, with additions.] London: John Murray. Text A576

Herbert, Sandra, Gibson, Sally, Norman, David, Giest, Dennis, Estes, Greg, Grant, Thalia and Miles, Andrew. 2009. Into the field again: re-examining Charles Darwin's 1835 geological work on Isla Santiago (James Island) in the Galápagos Archipelago. Earth Sciences History 28, No. 1, pp. 1-31. Text Image PDF A578

2009, 06.15

Darwin, 1-2.1832. Geological diary: St Jago. Text & image CUL-DAR32.21-36
Newly transcribed by Guido Chiesura, Gordon Chancellor and Kees Rookmaaker.

2009, 06.12

Records of the David Stanbury collection (focusing on Darwin and the Beagle voyage) at Christ's College, Cambridge have been added to the manuscript catalogue here.

2009, 06.05

Darwin, 'Books Read' and 'Books to be Read' notebook. (1852-1860). CUL-DAR128.- Text & image CUL-DAR128.-

2009, 06.01

Kees Rookmaaker. 2009. Darwin's itinerary on the voyage of the Beagle. Text
The first complete chronology of every day of the Beagle voyage!

2009, 05.28

Martínez, S. and G. Veroslavsky. 2000. Darwin, la geología y el Uruguay. In Carlos A. Altuna and Martín Ubilla eds. El prisma de la evolución A 140 años de El origen de las especies. Montevideo, Uruguay: DI.R.A.C., pp. 81-98. Text PDF A574

2009, 05.27

Darwin in Argentina. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 64, No. 1 (Feb. 2009): 1-180. Text PDF A194 (Reproduced with permission of the Asociación Geológica Argentina)

2009, 05.26

[Darwin, ] 1851. Died [Anne Elizabeth Darwin]. The Times (28 April): 9. Text F1999

2009, 05.07

Lowe, Robert. 'Journal kept by H. P. Lowe & R Lowe during 3 months of the summer 1831. at Barmouth. North Wales. Forsitan haec olim meminisse juvabit.' [Nottinghamshire Record Office] Introduction Text NRO-DD.SK.218.1
A newly discovered recollection of Darwin!

2009, 05.04

Darwin, [1842]. [Outline of the 1842 sketch of species theory]. Text & image CUL-DAR6.14

2009, 05.01

Darwin C. R. 'Books to be read' and 'Books Read' notebook. (1838-1851) Text & image CUL-DAR119.-

Büchner, Ludwig. 1901. [Recollection of Darwin's religious views]. Last Words on Materialism and Kindred Subjects, translated by Joseph McCabe. London: Watts and Co., pp. 147-8. Text A571

2009, 04.30

Darwin, George H. 1872. Development in dress. Macmillan Magazine 26: 410-416. Text A570

2009, 04.27

Darwin, 'Recollections of the development of my mind & character' [Autobiography [1876-4.1882] Text & image CUL-DAR26.1-121
A new transcription available side-by-side with images of the original manuscript.

Darwin, Francis. [nd] [recollections of Darwin Charles Robert by Marshall W]. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B1-B2

Darwin, George Howard. [nd] Description of my father's ordinary habits during the latter years of his life. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B30-B35

Darwin George Howard. [nd] On my father's conversation. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B36-B40b

Darwin, George Howard? [nd] It was curious that Dr D[arwin] being a freethinker my father should have been so orthodoxly brought up. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B3a

Darwin George Howard. [nd] Stories told by my father. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B47-B50

Judd, John Wesley. [nd] [Recollections of Charles Lyell]. Text & image CUL-DAR112.B100

James, J. F. 1882. [Obituary of] Charles Robert Darwin. The journal of the Cincinnati society of natural history 5, No. 2: 71-77. Text Image PDF A569 Courtesy of Glenn Storrs.

Darwin, 1844. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise. [2 vols. in 1] Image PDF F188
Courtesy of the Natural History Museum (London)

2009, 03.26

Seven volumes of Darwin in Polish courtesy of Jakub Jakubowski:

Darwin, 1884-5. O powstawaniu gatunków drogą naturalnego doboru czyli o utrzymywaniu. Translated by Szymon Dickstein and Jozef Nusbaum. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Przeglądu Tygodniowego. Image PDF F740a

Darwin, 1873. Wyraz uczuć u człowieka i zwierząt. Translated by Konrad Dobrski. Warsaw: Drukarnia Józefa Sikorskiego. Image PDF F1203

Darwin, 1875-6. Dobór płciowy. Translated by Ludwik Maslowski. Lwów: Księgarnia Polska.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F1101b.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F1101b.2

Darwin, 1884. O pochodzeniu człowieka. Translated by Ludwik Maslowski. Lwow, Księgarnia Polska. 2d Polish ed. Image PDF F1101a

Darwin, 1888-9. Zmienność zwierząt i roślin w stanie kultury. Translated by Józef Nusbaum. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Przeglądu Tygodniowego.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F922.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F922.2

Journal of researches in Swedish courtesy of the Trustees of the Natural History Museum (London):

Darwin, 1872. En naturforskares Resa omkring jorden. Translated by G. Lindström. Landskrona: J. L. Törnqvists. Image PDF F259

2009, 03.25

Maxwell, G. S. 1927. [Recollections of Darwin] Just beyond London: home travellers' tales with some glimpses of rus-in-sub-urbe. London: Methuen. Image A568

2009, 03.23

Darwin's newly re-discovered student bills from Christ's College, Cambridge:

1822-1829 'Tutors' Accounts' (T.11.26) includes bills for apothecary, barber, bedmaker, shoeblack, porter, library books, brazier, coal, cook, chimney sweep, scullion, grocer, glazier, hatter, smith, steward, laundress, tailor, private tuition, linen draper, woollen draper and painter.
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1830-1835 'Students Bills' (T.11.27) continues the records of T.11.26, although with printed columns, and also includes seamstress, bricklayer, carpenter and study or room rent.
Text
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1827-1831 'Students Bills' (T.11.25) records Darwin’s weekly commons or buttery (meals) account in College.
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1828-1831 'Study Rent' (T.9.5) records Darwin's quarterly room rent, usually 4 pounds.
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1828-1829 'Residents Book' (T.17.A) records weekly residence in College and terms kept. To earn a B.A. degree undergraduates were required to reside ten terms in Cambridge.
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1831-1836 'Lecturer's Book' (T.8.2) records degree fees, £14 for Darwin's B.A. in 1831 and £12 for his M.A. in 1836.
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2009, 03.17

Darwin, C. R. 1876. Digest of evidence taken before the Royal Commission on the practice of subjecting live animals to experiments for scientific purposes: with an alphabetical list of witnesses. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office [Darwin's evidence on p. 34]. Image F1276 Colour images courtesy of J. David Archibald.

2009, 03.13

Darwin C. R. Notebook N: [Metaphysics and expression (1838-1839)]. Text & image CUL-DAR126.- Text now available side-by-side with corrected images of the notebook.

2009, 03.04

Darwin, C. R. 1871. The descent of man. (from advance-sheets of Darwin's new work.) Appletons' Journal 5 (98) (11 February): 171-173. Image F2042
A newly recorded Darwin publication!

New colour scans of American reviews of Darwin's works:

Anon. 1860. Darwin on the Origin of Species. New Englander 18 (70) (May): 516-519. Image A561

[Bowen, F.] 1860. [Review of] On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. North American Review 90: 474-506. Image A15

Dawson, J. W. 1860. [Review of] Darwin on the origin of species by means of natural selection. Canadian Naturalist and Geologist 5: 100-120. Image A47

DuBois H. A. 1865. The origin and antiquity of man: Darwin, Huxley and Lyell, part I. American Quarterly Church Review, and Ecclesiastical Register 17 (2) (July): 169-197. Image A564.1

DuBois H. A. 1865. The origin and antiquity of man: Darwin, Huxley and Lyell, part II. American Quarterly Church Review, and Ecclesiastical Register 17 (3) (October): 337-366. Image A564.2

DuBois H. A. 1866. The origin and antiquity of man: Darwin, Huxley and Lyell, part III. American Quarterly Church Review, and Ecclesiastical Register 17 (4) (January): 505-534. Image A564.3

DuBois H. A. 1866. Analysis of Darwin, Huxley and Lyell: being a critical examination of the views of these authors in regard to the origin and antiquity of man. Republication from the American Quarterly Church Review. [No place]: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. [Pamphlet version of the review above, front matter only] Image A565

Gray A. 1860. Discussion between two readers of Darwin's treatise on the Origin of Species, upon its natural theology. American Journal of Science and Arts 30 (89) (September): 226-239. Image A566

[Gray, A.] 1860. [Review of] On the Origin of Species. Atlantic Monthly 6 (July-August): 109-116, 229-239. Image A49

[Gray, A.] 1860. Review of Darwin's theory on the origin of species by means of natural selection. American Journal of Science and Arts (Ser. 2) 29 (March): 153-184. Image A50

[Gray, A.] 1860. Darwin and his reviewers. Atlantic Monthly 6 (October): 406-425. Image A51

Gray, A. 1861. A free examination of Darwin's treatise on the Origin of Species, and of its American reviewers. Reprinted from the Atlantic monthly for July, August, and October, 1860. London: Trübner & Co., Boston: Ticknor and Fields. Image A567

[Hall]. 1860. [Review of] On the Origin of Species. New York Times 9 (2658) (28 March): 3. Image A562

Parsons, T. 1860. [Review of] On the Origin of species. American Journal of Science and Arts (Ser. 2) 30 (July): 1-13. Image A60

2009, 02.24

1881-1882. Last will and testament of Charles Robert Darwin. Text & Image YorkProbateSubRegistry

2009, 02.23

Darwin, C. R. 1890. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" round the world. Under the command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. With a biographical introduction [by G. T. Bettany]. 7th edn. London: Ward Lock (Minerva Library No. 1). Image PDF F60

2009, 02.19

Chancellor, Gordon. Introduction to South America. (1846)

2009, 02.19

Darwin, C. R. 1877. Des effets de la fécondation croisée et de la fécondation directe dans le règne végétal. Image PDF F1265 New images courtesy of the Natural History Museum, London.

Lyell, C. 1835. Principles of geology: being an inquiry how far the former changes of the Earth's surface are referable to causes now in operation. 3d edn. 4 vols. London: John Murray.
Vol. 1 Image PDF A550.1
Vol. 3 Image PDF A550.3

2009, 02.16

Notebook M: [Metaphysics on morals and speculations on expression (1838)]. Text Image CUL-DAR125.- Text now available side-by-side with corrected images of the notebook.

2009, 02.11

Four Spanish translations courtesy of the University of Seville:

Darwin, C. R. 1877. Origen de las especies. Text Image PDF F770
[Contains two letters from Darwin (in English & Spanish) not printed elsewhere]

Darwin, C. R. 1880. El origen del hombre: la seleccion natural y la sexual. Text Image PDF F1122b

Darwin, C. R. [c. 1902] La expressión de las emociones. Vol. 1 Image PDF F1214.1

Darwin, C. R. 1921. Diaro del viaje de un naturalista alrededor del mundo.
Vol. 1 Image PDF F252.1
Vol. 2 Image PDF F252.2

Malthus, T. 1826. An essay on the principle of population. 6th edn.
Vol. 1. Text A545.1
Vol. 2. Text A545.2

2009.01.26

Chancellor, Gordon and John van Wyhe. 'Ladies, like mermaids': An introduction to the Galapagos notebook

Darwin, C. R. 1873. Het uitdrukken der gemoedsaandoeningen bij den mensch en de dieren. [Expression of the emotions in Dutch] Trans. by H. Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen. The Hague: Joh. Ykema. Image PDF F1182

2009.01.19

Barlow, N. 1932. Robert FitzRoy and Charles Darwin. Cornhill Magazine (April): 493-510. Text Image A536

Foote, G. W. 1889. Darwin on God. Image A551

Anon. 1887. Charles Darwin at Christ's. Christ's College Magazine October Term, pp. 17-27. Image A552

Darwin, Francis. 1914. [Obituary of] William Erasmus Darwin. Christ's College Magazine 29: 16-23. Image A554

Shipley, A. E. [1924.] Charles Darwin (1809-1882). In Cambridge Cameos, pp. 118-147. Image A555

2009.01.15

Census Returns of England and Wales. Entries relating to the Darwin family for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891.Text Image Text & image

 

 

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