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'Power of movement': portfolios, 1862-1882

 Class
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 209

Scope and Contents

Comprises background notes, sketches or rough drawings, experiment data, printed matter and photographs of experiments relevant to the 1880 work 'The power of movement in plants'. The notes broadly cover the following sections: circumnutation of leaves; movements of radicles; heliotropism, sleep, bloom, fertilisation and various movement phenomena.

Dates

  • 1862-1882

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.

Extent

12 archive box(es)

8 folder(s) (8 outsize folder(s))

Language of Materials

English

Date information

1862.06.14-1882

Finding aid date

2016-11-10 12:54:50+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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