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Darwin, Emma Nora, 1885-1989 (Lady Barlow and writer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1885-1989

Emma Nora Darwin (1885-1989), daughter of Sir Horace Darwin and granddaughter of Charles Darwin. She studied botany and genetics at Cambridge under F. F. Blackman and W. Bateson, 1904-10, and married Sir James Alan Barlow (1881-1968) in 1911. She wrote and edited books on Charles Darwin.

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 Fonds

Papers of Nora Barlow

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8904
Scope and Contents [1] Family correspondence; correspondence with Gwen Raverat (née Darwin), 1903-50; and general correspondence, alphabetically arranged. [2] Early genetics research: notebooks, sketches and publications; unpublished notes, essays, lectures, and sketches; and publications notes, drafts, and proofs, 1920-70. [3] Relations with the Bateson family. [4] Photographs of Nora Barlow, homes and family; Farrers and Erskines, 1840s-; Darwins and Batesons, 1880s-; and miscellaneous, cousins, and friends....
Dates: 1840-1970 (Circa)
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