Support Darwin Online

Support is welcome from foundations, institutions and individuals. Darwin Online is educational and non-profit.

Help us keep Darwin's work online, for free, for everyone!

To find out how you can help contact the Director, Dr John van Wyhe.


To assemble a complete collection of every edition and variation of Darwin's published works in all languages in both electronic text and scanned image forms.

Transcription of Darwin's heretofore untranscribed manuscripts- making the full extant corpus of Charles Darwin electronically searchable.

Editorial matter: more informative footnotes, introductions, interlinking, coding of the documents, translation of non-English passages.

Continue to assemble and digitize all contemporary reviews of Darwin's works, in all languages. Although we have assembled over 1,700, there are many more to be identified and thus have a more accurate picture of the reactions to Darwin's work.

Identify, assemble and provide online all of the works cited or referred to in Darwin's works.

You can also help by scanning or lending books or sending photocopies: See our list of works still needed. We welcome 19th century publications discussing Darwin and Darwinism - as well as secondary literature.



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