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Papers of Nora Barlow

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8904

Scope and Contents

[1] Family correspondence; correspondence with Gwen Raverat (née Darwin), 1903-50; and general correspondence, alphabetically arranged. [2] Early genetics research: notebooks, sketches and publications; unpublished notes, essays, lectures, and sketches; and publications notes, drafts, and proofs, 1920-70. [3] Relations with the Bateson family. [4] Photographs of Nora Barlow, homes and family; Farrers and Erskines, 1840s-; Darwins and Batesons, 1880s-; and miscellaneous, cousins, and friends. [5] Publications: journal articles and cuttings, and books annotated with Nora Barlow's notes (mostly on Darwin and related subjects). [6] Diaries; sketch books and travel notes; and acquisitions of Darwin material by Cambridge University Library.

Dates

  • 1840-1970 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

c. 35 archive box(es) (c. 35 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue of the papers can be found online at: http://darwin.amnh.org/browse.php?mode=uc&pid=76926

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited on permanent loan, 1989
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.