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Margaret Cave autograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10462

Scope and Contents

Includes 16 letters addressed to Alfred Newton, and two from him. The writers of letters to Newton are George Downing Liveing (1879), William Aldis Wright (1883), Thomas George Bonney (1883), Sir George Howard Darwin (1884), Charles Cardale Babington (1885), Henry Sidgwick (1886), Henry Baker Tristram (1887), George James Allman (1889), Sir James Paget (1889), Emma Darwin (1889), Joseph Rawson Lumby (1892), Robert Burn (1893), Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb ('May 21'), Sir Francis Darwin ('Sunday'), Sir Michael Foster (no date) and Sir George Edward Paget (no date). The letters from Newton are to Mr Cave (1891 and 1895).


  • Creation: 1820-1915


0.01 cubic metre(s) (1 box) : Paper

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Custodial History

The letters were formerly part of the collection of Margaret Lucy (Cave) Turville-Petre (1875-1954). Alfred Newton was a friend of the Cave family.


The letters to and from Alfred Newton, 1879-1895 and undated, formerly had the reference GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/41.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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