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'Variation under domestication': portfolio, 1867 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 193
'Variation under domestication'. Portfolio, 1867-1875 (DAR 193)
'Variation under domestication'. Portfolio, 1867-1875 (DAR 193)

Scope and Contents

Comprises notes, sections of draft, newspaper cuttings and other printed matter relevant to the 1868 work 'The variation of animals and plants under domestication'. Letters removed in 1899. This publication represented the only section of Darwin's 'big book' on natural selection which was published in his lifetime.


  • Creation: 1867 - 1875


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Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.


5 folder(s) (5 folders comprising 115 folios (8 folios housed in oversize folder))

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Finding aid date

2016-11-10 15:20:50+00:00

Repository Details

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