Papers. 1836-1881.


Papers. 1836-1881.

Correspondence, including 26 A.L.S. to various correspondents including Busk, Henslow, Hutton, Lubbock, Mallet, Popper, Stuart-Murray, Westropp, and White, holograph excerpts from a letter to Chambers, envelopes, and holograph documents, including pages from the text of Origin of Species and Insectivorous Plants.

42 items in 4 cases.


SNAC Resource ID: 6669731

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Henslow, J. S. (John Stevens), 1796-1861 (person)

John Stevens Henslow was a British botanist and taught mineralogy (1822-1827) and botany (1827-1861) at Cambridge. It was he who recommended his pupil Charles Robert Darwin as naturalist for the Beagle expedition, 1831-1836. From the description of Papers, 1825-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466006 From the guide to the J. S. (John Stevens) Henslow papers, 1825-1867, 1825-1867, (American Philosophical Society) John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861), botanist, ...

Stuart-Murray, John, 6th Duke of Atholl, 1755-1830. (person)

Hutton, Frederick Wollaston, 1836-1905 (person)

Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871 (person)

Scottish publisher; author of 'Traditions of Edinburgh,' 'History of the rebellion of 1745-46,' 'Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen,' and 'A life of Scott,' among others; acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. From the description of Robert Chambers papers, [1827-1836?]. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44616234 Publisher and author Robert Chambers was born in a small town in Scotland; after his affluent family lost their fortune, he and his brother Wi...

Mallet, Robert, 1810-1881 (person)

Popper-Lynkeus, Josef, 1838-1921 (person)

Westropp, Hodder M. (Hodder Michael), -1884 (person)

Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000111 ...

Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865 (person)

English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) ...

White, Adam, 1817-1879 (person)

Epithet: of the Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000376 ...

Busk, George, 1807-1886 (person)

Dibner, Bern. (person)

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 (person)

Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...