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Correspondence and related papers of Charles Darwin's immediate family and descendants, 1852 - 1960

 Class
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 219

Scope and Contents

The class comprises correspondence and papers of Charles Darwin's wife, Emma Darwin, and their children, William, George, Leonard and Henrietta, as well as a collection of family photographs from 1817 through to the 20th century. Contents: correspondence of Emma Darwin; correspondence and papers of William Erasmus Darwin; correspondence of George Howard Darwin and his wife, Maud Darwin; correspondence of Leonard Darwin; correspondence of Henrietta Emma Litchfield and Albert Venn Dicey; other correspondence of Henrietta Emma Litchfield; Darwin family photographs.

Dates

  • 1852 - 1960

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

6 archive box(es)

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom


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