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Fauna

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1506 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

(1) A dog approaching another dog in a hostile spirit, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 53.2: 99
Scope and Contents

Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp Charles Robert Darwin incomplete; note by Charles Robert Darwin "Please keep this & look over it occasionally"


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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(1) A dog approaching another dog in a hostile spirit, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 53.2: 100r & 101v
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin text as See previous item; continues after See previous item breaks off; in next item on reverse


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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1 Sensation is the ordering contraction (that is the only evidence where consciousness is absent) in fibres united with nervous filaments, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 91: 9r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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1h 49 fly on leaf holding this position [diagram], 1862-09-04 - 1862-09-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 60.1: 129-130
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; written at Southampton


(Note)

Dates: 1862-09-04 - 1862-09-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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2 spikes of Arachnites sent me by Mr Oxenden kept in water (& young flowers opened), 1862-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 70: 25r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1862-05-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Item

3 p m Put fly on marginal hairs - both kinds [avoid word extreme marginal hairs] & a bit of meat on long-headed alone [application also of milk, albumen, 1809-01-01 - 1882-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 60.1: 73
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin end of sheet torn away


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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3 p m Red sticks / Pure Carb[onate] of Soda 2 gr to 1 oz of water [application also of muriate of soda, sulphate of magnesia], 1809-10-07 - 1882-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 60.1: 41
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-10-07 - 1882-10-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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4h 45 p m / Pinguicula / On an upright young leaf & on old reflexed leaf with opposite edges equally involuted placed row of flies on one side of each [application also of carbonate of ammonia, phosphate of ammonia], 1874-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 59.1: 89-103
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin some on reverse of proofs of 'Expression' pp 129, [??], 139, [??], [??], [??], 136, 135, 134, [??] records separated into individual items as noted


(Note)

Dates: 1874-06-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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5 Yellow sticks / 11h 35 / Drops on leaves / Distilled alcohol 1 drachm to 7 of water, 1809-06-20 - 1882-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 60.1: 88r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-06-20 - 1882-06-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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6th letter / 2nd letter [from?], 1874-01-01 - 1874-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 194: 17
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1874-01-01 - 1874-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
 Item

7h 56 Cobra Poison Dr Fayrer 1 gr to 1 oz 30 minims to each of 3 leaves (together) [application also of carbonate of ammonia], 1874-06-22 - 1874-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 57: 92-93
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin part of second sheet by Sir Francis Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1874-06-22 - 1874-07-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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8 a m a bit of bone from roast mutton chop in sharp rough splinters with little points [application also of saliva, cartilage, 1874-04-02 - 1874-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 57: 1-3
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1874-04-02 - 1874-04-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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8h 15 a m Dead Devils Coach Horse [application also of saliva], 1874-05-07 - 1874-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 57: 23r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin on reverse of proofs of 'Expression' p [?]


(Note)

Dates: 1874-05-07 - 1874-05-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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8h 15 vertebrae of sheep / Areolar Tissue / 3 sticks with Pins (I believe only connective tissue) [application also of acetic acid], 1874-06-22 - 1874-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 57: 95r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin part by Sir Francis Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1874-06-22 - 1874-06-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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10 a m saw Humble Bees visiting carnation Spanish Pink (D[ianthus] chinensis?) & Sweet William, 1855-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 77: 21r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1855-07-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Item

11h 30 Hundreds of Ants at work at all the plants, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 68: 24
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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A Planaria must be looked at as animal with consciousness it choosing food - crawling from light, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 91: 16r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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A snake ranked by Linn[aeus] as Crotalus mutus now made into distinct genus Lachesis, 1872-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 189: 64
Scope and Contents

Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1872-03-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
 Item

A young cat of the age of about 10 months, 1863-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 189: 9r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Henrietta Emma Litchfield née Darwin pp Charles Robert Darwin See originally in attached to See item 6


(Note)

Dates: 1863-08-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Above where the Eastbourne Rd leaves the town / Very steep bit of down angle 40%%, 1881-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 65: 77, 78a, 78b
Scope and Contents

Note; by Sir Francis Darwin pp Charles Robert Darwin; written at Lewes


(Note)

Dates: 1881-04-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Abutilon from seed from F Muller St Catharina also f[ound] it self-sterile, 1871-01-01 - 1871-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 76: B101r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1871-01-01 - 1871-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Acropera luteola[?] / Labellum sides lobes turned over & united like [slipper??] of Cypripedium making labellum tubular, 1863-08-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 70: 114r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1863-08-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Addenda at beginning of Vol 2 wh[ich] I have not noticed Also some at p 645 not counted, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 16: 138a-138c
Scope and Contents

Note; by [unidentified] pp-and Charles Robert Darwin once pinned together


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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After saying laughter as one of distinctive marks, 1867-02-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 189: 17r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1867-02-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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After several wet days & much rain last night almost all the recent castings have subsided, 1872-10-22 - 1872-10-24

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 63: 81-82
Scope and Contents

Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood and Charles Robert Darwin; written at Knowle


(Note)

Dates: 1872-10-22 - 1872-10-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.

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