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]
1879 in date [X]
Darwin, Francis in author [X]
10 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

From Francis Darwin   [c. 25 February 1879]

Summary

Directs CD where to find tools in his room. Has been looking at agave and aloe flowers. Thanks family for their letters.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 25 Feb 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11883F

From Francis Darwin   3 March [1879]

Summary

Astonished at circular and will risk revolutions to invest. Describes Blidah, Algeria.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11913F

From Francis Darwin   29 May 1879

Summary

Fungus is an Aecidium. Porliera, Anthuriums and Aroids will hopefully sprout if weather gets hot. Sachs has changed his ideas about the cause of heliotropism. Describes men he is sharing a lab with.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12067F

From Francis Darwin   [after 2 June 1879]

thumbnail

Summary

Geotropism.

Experimenting on Porlieria in damp and dry earth.

Hermann Müller has been ridiculed for teaching children "in the beginning was Carbon".

Will ask about Ernst Krause.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 2 June 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 209.5: 230–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12075

From Francis Darwin   [after 16 June 1879]

Summary

Reports on roots and climbing plants experiments he is performing in Sachs’ laboratory. Orchids with air roots have come. Goebel says proshelic better than helic.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 16 June 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12111F

From Francis Darwin   [before 26 June 1879]

Summary

Discusses results of geotropism experiment. Has started some heliotropic caustic experiments on mustard roots. Has trouble making marks.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 26 June 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12126F

From Francis Darwin   4 July 1879

Summary

Heliotropism nomenclature. Apheliotropic mustard roots grow more quickly in dark. Measures growth with microscope as S. H. Vines did in mould. Studying air roots.

FD’s and Stahl’s negative opinion of Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.3: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12134

From Francis Darwin   9 July 1879

Summary

Pressure paralyses the streaming of protoplasm in the hairs of Tradescantia.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 162: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12142

From Francis Darwin   [before 31 July 1879]

Summary

Discusses Müller-Thurgau’s work on heliotropism. Will start on Thursday for Heidelberg and Strassburg.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 31 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12177F

From Francis Darwin   [6 July 1879]

Summary

Describes bean experiments. Will tell Emma Darwin to tell Elizabeth Darwin that he has written to the Riffel.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12296F
Document type
letter (10)
Author
Darwin, Francis[X]
Addressee
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Darwin, Francis (10)
Date
1879
02 (1)
03 (1)
05 (1)
06 (3)
07 (4)
letter