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Papers of Erasmus Darwin and Robert Waring Darwin, [1731 - 1848]

 Class
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 227

Scope and Contents

This class comprises correspondence and papers of Erasmus Darwin, the grandfather of Charles Darwin, and Robert Waring Darwin, the father of Charles Darwin. Comprises: correspondence of Erasmus Darwin; printed matter, notes and exercise books gathered by Erasmus Darwin; correspondence of Robert Waring Darwin; accounts, receipts and other financial memoranda of Robert Waring Darwin; Darwin family correspondence; Darwin family legal documents and copies of wills.

Dates

  • [1731 - 1848]

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by George Pember Darwin in 1988

Finding aid date

2012-03-23 10:19:22+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
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