Quentin Keynes deposit: Robert Fitzroy's atlas
Scope and Contents
NB: all of this class has now been transferred to the Linnaean Society of Burlington House, London, in Aug. 2014, with the exception of Robert Fitzroy's composite atlas with maps of South America (MS DAR 270.5). This class comprised material classified as MS DAR 270.1-4: letters from Alfred Russel Wallace, 1874-1913; letters from Charles Darwin to Baden Powell, Charles Kingsley and others; letters from George Darwin; bound volume of draft notes and draft sections relating to various publications of Charles Darwin; 'The Zoology of the voyage of HMS Beagle' in separate parts, 'Illustrations of Zoology' by James Wilson, and other books and periodicals. Further details are available on the Linnaean Society archive catalogue: https://www2.calmview.co.uk/Linnean/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=DWC.
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.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited by the Charles Darwin Trust (bequest of Quentin Keynes) in May 2004.
- From the Fonds: Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (naturalist) (Person)
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