skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Darwin C R" in search-correspondent [X]
Darwin, C. R. in correspondent [X]
Darwin, W. E. in correspondent [X]
1864 in date [X]
22 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1 2  Next

To W. E. Darwin   [14–17 May 1864]

Summary

Instructions on measuring pollen of dimorphic plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [14–17 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4479

To W. E. Darwin   3 May [1864]

Summary

Thanks WED for measuring cowslip pollen. Sends dimorphic flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A8, A10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4480

To W. E. Darwin   5 May [1864]

thumbnail

Summary

Experiment instructions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  5 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4483

To W. E. Darwin   14 May [1864]

Summary

Discusses WED’s observations on polymorphic flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  14 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A1–2, A4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4495

To W. E. Darwin   [after 14 April – 5 May 1864]

Summary

Describes difference between Pulmonaria flowers; wishes to know whether it is general.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Apr – 5 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4822

To William Erasmus Darwin   [1 May 1864]

Summary

Writes of dimorphic plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5127

To W. E. Darwin   [19 May 1864]

Summary

Mentions WED’s extraordinary discovery of some pollen-grains of different sizes. The observations must be followed up.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5333

From W. E. Darwin   [after 19 May 1864]

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from long- and short-styled yellow cowslips and from a red cowslip.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4369

From William Erasmus Darwin   [15 March 1864]

thumbnail

Summary

Has drawn all three forms of primroses CD sent "with same result". Has found no pink variety with middle style.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 85, 173–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4416

From W. E. Darwin   22 March [1864]

thumbnail

Summary

Sends drawings of the pollen from Chinese Primula plants with styles and pistils of different lengths; observations on sizes and condition of their pollen.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 86–7, 175–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4434

From W. E. Darwin   14 April [1864]

Summary

Observations on [length of style and length of filament and stigmas of] Pulmonaria.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A68–74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4462

From W. E. Darwin   18 April 1864

Summary

CD is right about variability [of Pulmonaria]. Encloses observations and diagrams of additional plants.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 110: A77–81b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4466

From W. E. Darwin   [30 April 1864]

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from long- and short-styled yellow cowslips and from red cowslip, magnified 350x.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4478

From W. E. Darwin   6 May 1864

Summary

Diagrams of short- and long-styled Pulmonaria under magnification.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 May 1864
Classmark:  DAR 110: A75–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4487F

From W. E. Darwin   12 May [1864]

Summary

Observations on style length of 150 flowers of Pulmonaria [angustifolia]. [See Forms of flowers, p. 105.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4492

From W. E. Darwin   18 May [1864]

Summary

Sends Pulmonaria anthers, with measurements of styles and pollen counts.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A83–6, A94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4500

From W. E. Darwin   [19 May 1864]

Summary

Sends specimens of Menyanthes with observations and drawings [see Forms of flowers, p. 115].

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: B43–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4502

From W. E. Darwin   [20 May 1864]

Summary

Clarifies his letter of 18 May [4500].

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A82, A87–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4504

From W. E. Darwin   24 May 1864

Summary

Encloses drawings of Menyanthes and Pulmonaria anthers.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1864
Classmark:  DAR 110: A89–93, B48–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4508

From W. E. Darwin   18 June [1864]

Summary

Doesn't think will be able to find Buckthorn. Sends reference from Revue de Deux Mondes. Is settled at the Bank.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June [1864]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4538F
Document type
letter (22)
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Darwin, W. E.[X]
Darwin, E. A. (1)
Darwin, Emma (1)
Salt, Thomas (1)
Wedgwood, Emma (1)
Date
1864
03 (2)
04 (5)
05 (14)
06 (1)
Page: 1 2  Next
letter