Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on time balls, 1879 - 1927
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/147
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding time balls, 1879-1893, including the following material:Correspondence regarding reprints, ordered by G.B. Airy in 1880, of articles from 'Nature', 1876, concerning the distribution of time signals.Correspondence, 1879-1880, regarding the Prussian Government's request for information on colonial time in South Africa, Canada, India, St Helena, Mauritius, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, and similar requests from the U.S. Hydrographic...
Dates: 1879 - 1927
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Polygamy &c-58 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 85: B104r
Scope and Contents
Summary for Legitimate Births [relative numbers of boys and girls]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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Found in: Cambridge University Library / GBR/0012/MS DAR, Darwin Archive / 'Descent of man': portfolios / 'Descent of man': first edition, 1871, and 'Insectivorous Plants' / 'Descent of man' first edition: used scraps relating to 'Man' and notes relating to principles of sexual selection, polygamy and number of sexes / Descent Portfolios 1st edn, Sexual Selection: Chap 1, polygamy, number of sexes