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Letters to Charles Darwin from family members, concerning the Beagle and concerning his engagement and marriage to Emma Wedgwood, 1822 - 1840

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 204

Scope and Contents

This class comprises letters to Charles Darwin from, among others: Erasmus Darwin; his sisters; Fanny and Sarah Owen; Emma Wedgwood. Also includes letters relating to Darwin's time at Cambridge, 1828-31, the Beagle voyage and engagement to Emma, 1838-9.


  • Creation: 1822 - 1840


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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.


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Finding aid date

2011-02-25 15:00:59+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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