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]
Wilson, A. S. in correspondent [X]
1878 in date [X]
10 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To A. S. Wilson   23 February 1878

Summary

Thanks for specimen of Aegilops flour.

Comments on ASW’s papers.

Cites paper by Wilhelm Rimpau on self- and cross-fertilisation in wheat ["Die Züchtung neuer Getreide-Varietäten", Landwirtsch. Jahrb. 6

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  23 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 148: 361
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11372

To A. S. Wilson   6 March 1878

Summary

Thanks for essays by ASW ["Experiments with turnip seeds", Trans. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh 13 (1876–9): 25–39, and a short notice, "Experiments in singling turnips"] and Aegilops seed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  6 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 148: 362
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11402

To A. S. Wilson   16 March [1878]

Summary

Thanks for second lot of Aegilops seed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  16 Mar [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 363
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11427

To A. S. Wilson   24 April 1878

Summary

Sends specimens of Russian wheat variety kubanka, which after sowing for two years degenerates into a different variety, saxonka. Suggests that ASW conduct experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  24 Apr 1878
Classmark:  DAR 148: 364
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11483

To A. S. Wilson   29 April [1878]

Summary

Thanks for specimen.

Always was sceptical of James Buckman’s experiment; heard afterwards that cruel trick was played on him.

Glad ASW is willing to look into Russian wheat case.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  29 Apr [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 365
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11489

To A. S. Wilson   9 August [1878]

Summary

Responds to ASW’s information about Erythraea

and about wasps on Scrophularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  9 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 7339: 57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11646

From A. S. Wilson   21 February 1878

Summary

On crossing Aegilops.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11370

From A. S. Wilson   28 February 1878

Summary

Fertilisation of wheat.

Would like to borrow Wilhelm Rimpau’s papers.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 112
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11381

From A. S. Wilson   14 March 1878

Summary

On germination of wheat.

Can supply Drosera if CD wants some.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11423

From A. S. Wilson   6 August 1878

thumbnail

Summary

Observations on dimorphic and trimorphic plants of Scotland.

On fertilisation of Scrophularia nodosa.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1878
Classmark:  DAR 86: B19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11641
Document type
letter (10)
Addressee
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Wilson, A. S.[X]
Date
1878
02 (3)
03 (3)
04 (2)
08 (2)
letter