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Edward John Bowlby: Papers on Charles Darwin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8884

Scope and Contents

Typescript of 'Charles Darwin: a biography', 1990; with notes and supporting material, papers on Darwin's ill-health, copies of Darwin correspondence, and biographies of Darwin's family, related families and contemporaries; newspaper cuttings on Darwin related topics; letters of congratulations to Bowlby on his Darwin book.


  • 1980-1990 (Circa)


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6 archive box(es) (6 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Ursula Bowlby (Mrs John Bowlby), 1991
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Repository Details

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