skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Crichton Browne James" in search-correspondent disabled_by_default
Darwin, C. R. in addressee disabled_by_default
16 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

DCP-LETT-6749

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 161: 323c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6749

From James Crichton-Browne   1 June 1869

Summary

Discusses the bristling of hair in melancholics and the action of the platysma myoides muscle and the grief muscles in the insane.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 309
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6769

From James Crichton-Browne   15 March 1870

Summary

Thanks CD for copy of Origin.

Encloses extensive, but incomplete, notes on expression among the insane, dealing specifically with blushing and the actions of the platysma and grief muscles.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 310, DAR 161: 323/2–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7134

From James Crichton-Browne   6 June 1870

Summary

Returns copy of Duchenne (found in cupboard) with notes [see 7221].

Sends photograph of woman patient with hair standing on end.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 53.1: C68; DAR 161: 311
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7220

From James Crichton-Browne   [6 June 1870]

Summary

Comments on various figures [in Duchenne’s Mécanisme].

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 June 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 323, 323/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7221

From James Crichton-Browne   16 February 1871

Summary

Values CD’s approbation more than that of anyone else now living.

CD’s "searching questions". Sends answers separately.

Offers his observation on morbid pigmentation of skin.

Offers photographs of abnormal features in patients – ears with bristles, women with two sets of nipples.

Encloses notes on weeping and laughter in the insane.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7484

From James Crichton-Browne   19 February 1871

Summary

Thanks for Descent.

Offers photo of patient with a second small milk-giving nipple on one breast, and of man with bristles on his ears, which come somewhat to a point.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 313
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7492

From James Crichton-Browne   29 March 1871

Summary

Sends scraps of information. Everything he has sent is unreservedly at CD’s disposal.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 314
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7643

From James Crichton-Browne   [29–31 March 1871]

Summary

On the power of concentration to influence body organs.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29–31 Mar 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 324
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7649

From James Crichton-Browne   3 April 1871

Summary

Sends photographs of general paralytics. Expressions of exaltation of [these?] patients do not come out well in the photographs.

Is experimenting with idiots under his care. Has been unable to produce a blush in any one of them.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 53.1: A30, C134–6; DAR 161: 315
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7658

From James Crichton-Browne   16 April 1871

Summary

Is sending notes on blushing. Offers information on physiology and pathology of blushing.

Has sent photograph of seven imbeciles in one family.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 316, 195.1: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7689

From James Crichton-Browne   18 August 1871

Summary

Sends CD a volume of West Riding Lunatic Asylum Medical Reports [1 (1871)], which contains some observations on blushing.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 317
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7910

From James Crichton-Browne   2 March 1873

Summary

Thanks for Expression. Will write paper on it in next [July] West Riding Asylum Medical Report.

Sends photos of lunatics;

will send notes corroborative of CD’s views, including some on "hereditarily transmitted movements".

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 318
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8795

From James Crichton-Browne   16 April 1873

Summary

Sends 15 studies in expression, acted by his wife.

Describes David Ferrier’s experiments on electrical brain stimulation of animals; these show direct relation between convolutions of the brain and groups of muscles [West Riding Asylum Med. Rep. (July 1873)].

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 319
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8861

From James Crichton-Browne   12 September 1873

Summary

Thanks CD for his praise of West Riding Asylum Medical Reports.

Hopes CD will come to Asylum if he attends BAAS meeting at Bradford.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Sept 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 320
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9053

From James Crichton-Browne   27 December 1873

Summary

Is about to undertake an intensive investigation with other scientists of general paralysis in its various aspects. Would appreciate CD’s comments on photographs he would submit.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Dec 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9190
Document type
letter (16)
Addressee
Darwin, C. R.disabled_by_default
Correspondent
Date
1869 (1)
1870 (3)
1871 (7)
1873 (4)
1882 (1)
letter