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Darwin, Emma, 1808 - 1896 (nee Wedgwood, wife of Charles Darwin)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1808 - 1896

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

Letter from Emma Darwin to Bernard Darwin, circa mid-1880s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/6
Scope and Contents

Single undated letter from Emma Darwin to her grandson Bernard Darwin (1876-1961) in which she describes some of her activities during a stay in Brighton.

Dates: circa mid-1880s
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.
 Item

Letter from Emma Darwin to Ellen Wordsworth Darwin, 11 July [1888]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/7
Scope and Contents

Single letter dated 11 July [1888] from Emma Darwin to her daughter-in-law Ellen Wordsworth Darwin née Crofts (1856-1903), second wife of Francis Darwin in which she describes a gathering of family and friends at Down House.

Dates: 11 July [1888]
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

Letters from Emma Darwin to Francis Darwin, 1878-[1880]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/4
Scope and Contents

A collection of three letters from Emma Darwin to Francis. Two of the letters are dated (5 June 1878 amd 22 July 1879 respectively - the latter is incomplete) and the third is thought to have been sent before 26 August 1880. The letters convey news of Frank's son Bernard and other family members.

Dates: 1878-[1880]
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

Letters from Emma Darwin to Mary Anne Ruck, [1873-1878]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 274/5
Scope and Contents

A collection of five letters from Emma Darwin to Mary Anne Ruck (1822-1905) née Matthews, mother of Amy Richenda Ruck (1850-1876), first wife of Francis Darwin. None of the letters are dated. The first of the letters is concerned with arrangements for a possible first visit by Mary Ruck and her daughter Amy to Down House. Subsequent letters carry news of Amy and Frank's son Bernard and other family members.

Dates: [1873-1878]
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

Personal correspondence, 1864 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHE/2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: letters from Marshall Hall (1891-5) regarding alpine activities; B. A. Clough, Newnham, c.1892; letters from Mrs E [Emma] Darwin (widow of Charles Darwin, December 1895, annotated 'at 85'), F. [Francis/ Frank] Darwin and G. H. [George Howard] Darwin (Oct 1907) regarding medical help and dinner invitations; letter from A. T. Quiller-Couch regarding Corsican wild sheep, with a sketch; postcard from granddaughter; letters of thanks for 'Notes from a Knapsack' from correspondents such...
Dates: 1864 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open access.

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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 5
 
Type
Archival Object 5
Collection 1
 

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