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Darwin, Leonard, 1850-1943 (scientist and eugenicist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1850 - 1943

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Darwin Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR
Scope and Contents The Darwin archive comprises the personal and scientific working papers of Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), together with correspondence and papers of many members of the wider Darwin family. Darwin’s scientific papers include his significant corpus of work on species, evolution and natural selection, and papers relating to the voyage of HMS Beagle, 1831-6. This material consists of: experimental and theoretical notebooks; draft essays; loose notes and scraps of notes, generally...
Dates: [1662- 1980s], bulk 19th century
Conditions Governing Access: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

DARWIN, Leonard, 20 Aug. 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/21
Scope and Contents

Single letter from Francis Darwin to Horace Darwin dated 20 August 1910 expressing sympathy following Ida's accident and the injury to her hand.

Dates: 20 Aug. 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Nora Barlow Letters: 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/12
Scope and Contents

Contains 48 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 5 January and 29 December 1911. The letters include Nora's recollections of her wedding to Alan Barlow on 6 April and an account of their honeymoon in the Lake District; and an account of a visit to Hungary in July 1911.
Includes a letter from Horace Benge Dobell to Sir Thomas Barlow congratulating him on the marriage of his son Alan to Nora, and letters from Erasmus and Leonard Darwin and from Celia Newbolt to Nora.

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Poem for Leonard Darwin by Frances Crofts Darwin, circa late-1890s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/17
Scope and Contents

Manuscript poem written by Frances Darwin for 'Uncle Lenny'. On reverse is inscription "written by Frances (Cornford) when a young girl at Egerton Place , L. Darwin".

Dates: circa late-1890s
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 File

Poems for Leonard Darwin by Bernard Darwin, 1930 and 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/18
Scope and Contents

Two typescript poems written by Bernard Darwin for his uncle, Leonard Darwin, on the occasion of his 80th and 90th birthdays on 15 January 1930 and 1940 respectively.

Dates: 1930 and 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds

Typescript copies of letters from Erasmus Alvey Darwin to Frances Wedgwood

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10260
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of approximately 150 letters from Erasmus Darwin, brother of Charles Robert (1809-1882), naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of natural selection, to Frances (Fanny) Wedgwood (1800-1889), wife of Hensleigh Wedgwood (1803-1891), etymologist, philologist and barrister and cousin of Charles, including mentions of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), historian and essayist, as well as family matters. Also included are some 'rough notes' by Leonard Darwin (son of Charles)...
Dates: 1836-1881
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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