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Correspondence: Ida and Horace Darwin, 1862-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1

Scope and Contents

Contains letters sent principally to Ida Darwin but also includes some letters sent to Horace Darwin. The bulk of the series consists of letters sent to Ida from her husband Horace, and from their three children Erasmus, Ruth and in particular Nora.


  • Creation: 1862-1946


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8 archive box(es) (8 boxes)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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