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Correspondence and papers relating to the accession of the Darwin manuscripts, and copies of various Darwin papers, [1950s-1960s]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 221

Scope and Contents

Comprises correspondence, largely with Cambridge University Librarian, Harry Richardson Creswick, photocopies of Charles Darwin papers and selected scientific manuscripts, obituaries of Charles Darwin and a first draft version of a handlist to the Darwin papers.


  • Creation: [1950s-1960s]


Conditions Governing Access

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3 archive box(es)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This correspondence was transferred from the University Archive (UA ULIB 6/6/3) to the Darwin archive in 1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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