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Sydney Smith: Papers on Charles Darwin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8895

Scope and Contents

Letters and papers relating to Smith's work on Charles Darwin and the establishment of the Darwin Letters Project: correspondence with Frederick Burkhardt, joint editor, and others; correspondence with Nora Barlow and Robin Darwin about Darwin Papers; and lectures, including the Sandars Lectures, 1967, and Wilkins Lecture, 1982.


  • 1956-1988 (Circa)


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3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the Darwin Letters Project, 1992
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Repository Details

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