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Darwin Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR
Scope and Contents The Darwin archive comprises the personal and scientific working papers of Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), together with correspondence and papers of many members of the wider Darwin family. Darwin’s scientific papers include his significant corpus of work on species, evolution and natural selection, and papers relating to the voyage of HMS Beagle, 1831-6. This material consists of: experimental and theoretical notebooks; draft essays; loose notes and scraps of notes, generally...
Dates: [1662- 1980s], bulk 19th century
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.
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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.

Dates: 1980-1990 (Circa)
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).
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Elizabeth Anne Wheler: Reminiscences of my early life

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8691
Scope and Contents A manuscript copy of the reminiscences of Elizabeth Wheler, originally written between 1895 and 1904. The account, which was based at least partly on a diary, describes Wheler's life up to 1865, after which she states that her children will remember events better than she can. The reminiscences are mostly discursive, and are filled with anecdotes, although towards the end they become more like diary entries. The Galtons were very well connected: there are numerous references not only to...
Dates: 1905
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).
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Fellows' Papers

Reference Code: GBR/1849/FP
Dates: Accumulation: Majority of material found within 1550 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: Anyone with a genuine research need is welcome to consult the Collection. There may be some restrictions on publishing, or quoting from, some of the material, however. Consult library staff in cases of doubt.
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Papers of Nora Barlow

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8904
Scope and Contents Comprises: [1] Family correspondence; correspondence with her cousin, Gwen Raverat (née Darwin), 1903-50, her sons, Andrew Dalmahoy Barlow, Erasmus Darwin Barlow and Horace Basil Barlow, her daughter, Hilda Horatia Barlow and other members of the Barlow and Darwin familites; and general correspondence. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically and chronologically, with little detail about the content or subject-matter of the letters. [2] Early genetics research: notebooks,...
Dates: 1840-1970 (Circa)
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).
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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.

Dates: 1956-1988 (Circa)
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).
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The Expression of the Emotions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4449
Dates: 1872
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).

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