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Diaries and papers of William Darwin Fox, bulk: 1820 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 250

Scope and Contents

Comprises diaries and papers of the Reverend William Darwin Fox, a second cousin of Charles Darwin who was at Christ's College, Cambridge, at the same time as Darwin. Comprises: diaries, 1820-3; diary and accounts, 1824-6; diary and accounts, 1828; diary, 1833; diaries, 1844-7, 1850, 1852, 1857, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1878 and 1880. Together with photographs or prints of Fox, travelogues of various trips to Europe and Wales, and personal correspondence.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1820 - 1880


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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.


2 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited on permanent loan by Lt. Col. R.D. Crombie in 1988.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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