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]
1877 in date [X]
Morgan, L. H. in correspondent [X]
3 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To L. H. Morgan   9 June 1877

Summary

Thanks LHM for his Ancient society [1877].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Date:  9 June 1877
Classmark:  University of Rochester Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10992

To L. H. Morgan   9 July [1877]

Summary

CD admires Herbert Spencer’s genius but not his "deductive style" of expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Date:  9 July [1877]
Classmark:  University of Rochester Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11044

From L. H. Morgan   26 June 1877

Summary

Criticises Herbert Spencer’s Principles of sociology, particularly for its treatment of the family, for its superficiality, and for its dependence on J. F. McLennan’s views on exogamy. Americans are coming to see Spencer’s ideas as too broad.

Author:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 241
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11020
Document type
letter (3)
Addressee
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Morgan, L. H.[X]
Date
1877
06 (2)
07 (1)
letter