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Wagner, Moritz. 1877. Naturwissenschaftliche Streitfragen. Beilage zur Allgemeinen Zeitung (Augsburger), 20 April 1877, pp. 1669–71, and 21 April 1877, pp. 1690–2.

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  • … Wagner, Moritz. 1877. Naturwissenschaftliche Streitfragen. …
  • … Beilage zur Allgemeinen Zeitung (Augsburger), 20 April 1877, pp. …
  • … 1669–71, and 21 April 1877, pp. 1690–2. Dar Pam Q313 25 …

Müller, Hermann. 1873–7. On the fertilisation of flowers by insects and on the reciprocal adaptations of both. Nature, 3 July 1873, pp. 187–9; 10 July 1873, pp. 205–6; 25 September 1873, pp. 433–5; 20 November 1873, pp. 44–6; 1 January 1874, pp. 164–6; 18 June 1874, pp. 129–30; 12 November 1874, pp. 32–3; 10 December 1874, pp. 110–12; 31 December 1874, pp. 169–71; 20 May 1875, pp. 50–1; 8 July 1875, pp. 190–1; 13 January 1876, pp. 210–12; 10 February 1876, pp. 289–92; 22 June 1876, pp. 173–5; 8 February 1877, pp. 317–19; 29 March 1877, pp. 473–5; 11 October 1877, pp. 507–9.

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  • … pp. 210–12; 10 February 1876, pp. 289–92; 22 June 1876, pp. 173–5; 8 February 1877, pp. …
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  • … online. He also writes a note on 2 Aug 1877, pp. 265–6, but this is not part of the main …

Moore, F. 1877. The Lepidopterous fauna of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [Read 19 June 1877.] Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London (1877):580–632.

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  • … Moore, F. 1877. The Lepidopterous fauna of the Andaman …
  • … and Nicobar Islands. [Read 19 June 1877. ] Proceedings of the …
  • … Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London (1877):580–632. …

Romanes, George John. 1877b. Evolution of nerves and nervous systems. Nature 19 July 1877, pp. 231–3, 2 August 1877, pp. 269–71, 9 August 1877, pp. 289–93.

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  • … George John. 1877b. Evolution of nerves and nervous systems. Nature 19 July 1877, pp. …
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  • … 269–71, 9 August 1877, pp. 289–93. e-journal 25,26,30 …

Weale, James Philip Mansel. 1877. On the variation of rhopalocerous forms in South Africa. [Read 4 July 1877.] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (1877): 265–75.

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  • … Weale, James Philip Mansel. 1877. On the variation of rhopalocerous forms …
  • … in South Africa. [Read 4 July 1877. ] Transactions …
  • … of the Entomological Society of London (1877): 265–75. CP391.b.16 15,18,19,20,21,22 …

Galton, Francis. 1877b. Typical laws of heredity. Nature, 5 April 1877, pp. 492–5; 12 April 1877, pp. 512–14; 19 April 1877, pp. 532–3.

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  • … Galton, Francis. 1877b. Typical laws of heredity. Nature , 5 April 1877, pp. …
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Henslow, George. 1877b. The fertilisation of plants. [Review of Cross and self fertilisation.] Gardeners’ Chronicle, 13 January 1877, p. 42; 3 February 1877, p. 139; 17 February 1877, pp. 203–4.

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  • … Review of Cross and self fertilisation . ] Gardeners’ Chronicle , 13 January 1877, p. …
  • … 42; 3 February 1877, p. …
  • … 139; 17 February 1877, pp. 203–4. BHL 25,27 …

Wood-Mason, James. 1877. Note on Mygale stridulans. [Read 5 September 1877.] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (1877): 281–2.

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  • … Wood-Mason, James. 1877. Note on Mygale …
  • … stridulans . [Read 5 September 1877. ] Transactions …
  • … of the Entomological Society of London (1877): 281–2. https://archive.org/ …

Lesquereux, Leo. 1877. Land plants, recently discovered in the Silurian rocks of the United States. [Read 19 October 1877.] Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17 (1877–8): 163–73.

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  • … Lesquereux, Leo. 1877. Land plants, recently discovered in the Silurian …
  • … rocks of the United States. [Read 19 October 1877. ] Proceedings …
  • … American Philosophical Society 17 (1877–8): 163–73. http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ …

Beal, William James. 1877. Darwin’s new book. Scientific Farmer (June 1877): 74–5.

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  • … Beal, William James. 1877. Darwin’s new …
  • … book. Scientific Farmer (June 1877): 74–5. DAR 226.1: 155 26 …

Thiselton-Dyer, William Turner. 1877. Darwin on fertilisation. Nature, 15 February 1877, pp. 329–32.

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  • … Thiselton-Dyer, William Turner. 1877. Darwin on fertilisation. …
  • … Nature , 15 February 1877, pp. 329–32. online journal: http://www.nature.com/nature/ …

Müller, Fritz. 1877a. Beobachtungen an brasilianischen Schmetterlingen. Kosmos 1 (1877): 388–95; 2 (1877–8): 38–42, 218–24.

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  • … Fritz. 1877a. Beobachtungen an brasilianischen Schmetterlingen. Kosmos 1 (1877): 388– …
  • … 95; 2 (1877–8): 38–42, 218–24. DAR unbound journals / BHL 25,26,28 …

Penzig, Albert Julius Otto. 1877. Untersuchungen über Drosophyllum lusitanicum Lk.: Inaugural-Dissertation. [Submitted 24 September 1877.] Breslau: University of Breslau.

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  • … Penzig, Albert Julius Otto. 1877. Untersuchungen über Drosophyllum lusitanicum Lk. : …
  • … Dissertation. [Submitted 24 September 1877. ] Breslau: University of Breslau. DAR Pamphlet …

Moreno, Francisco P. 1877. Travels in Patagonia. South American Missionary Magazine, 1 October 1877, pp. 239–42.

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  • … Moreno, Francisco P. 1877. Travels in Patagonia. …
  • … Magazine , 1 October 1877, pp. 239–42. http://www.churchmissionarysociety.amdigital.co.uk/ …

Fonssagrives, Jean-Baptiste. 1877. Revue des sciences. Le Français: journal du soir, 2 August 1877, p. 1.

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  • … Fonssagrives, Jean-Baptiste. 1877. Revue des sciences. …
  • … Le Français: journal du soir , 2 August 1877, p. 1. Bibliothèque nationale de France 25 …

Eimer, Theodor. 1877. Ueber künstliche Theilbarkeit und über das Nervensystem der Medusen. [Read 21 September 1877.] Archiv für mikroskopische Anatomie 14: 394–408.

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  • … Eimer, Theodor. 1877. Ueber künstliche Theilbarkeit und über das …
  • … Nervensystem der Medusen. [Read 21 September 1877. ] Archiv für mikroskopische Anatomie …

Murray, Andrew. 1877. Experiments on the flow of the sap. Gardeners’ Chroncle, 21 July 1877, pp. 72–4.

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  • … Murray, Andrew. 1877. Experiments on the flow of …
  • … sap. Gardeners’ Chroncle , 21 July 1877, pp. 72–4. BHL http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ …

Smith, Worthington George. 1877. A fossil Peronospora. Gardeners’ Chronicle, 20 October 1877, pp. 499–500.

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  • … Smith, Worthington George. 1877. A fossil Peronospora. …
  • … Gardeners’ Chronicle , 20 October 1877, pp. 499–500. https://archive.org/ …

British pharmacopœia (1877). Third reprint of the 1867 edition, with additions made in 1874. London: General Medical Council. 1877.

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  • … British pharmacopœia (1877). Third reprint of the 1867 edition, with additions made in …
  • … 1874. London: General Medical Council. 1877. https://archive.org/stream/b20404438# …

Wood, Thomas Fanning. 1877. A paper on the insectivorous plants of the Wilmington regions. Daily Review (Wilmington, N.C.), 8 May 1877, p. [4].

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  • … Wood, Thomas Fanning. 1877. A paper on the insectivorous plants of the Wilmington regions. …
  • … Daily Review (Wilmington, N.C. ), 8 May 1877, p. [4]. DAR 226.2: 168 26 …
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Darwin in letters, 1877: Flowers and honours

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Ever since the publication of Expression, Darwin’s research had centred firmly on botany. The year 1877 was no exception. The spring and early summer were spent completing Forms of flowers, his fifth book on a botanical topic. He then turned to the…

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  • … , Darwin’s research had centred firmly on botany. The year 1877 was no exception. The spring and …
  • … from a family that the Darwins had befriended. The year 1877 was more than usually full of honours. …
  • … of a very heavy shower’, William wrote on 24 August 1877 . ‘The leaves were not at all depressed; …
  • … gardeners ( letter from W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, 25 August 1877 ). At Down House, Darwin and …
  • … a delicate twig’ ( letter to R. I. Lynch, 14 September 1877 ). Research on movement would continue …
  • … of some Infusoria’ ( letter from F. J. Cohn, 5 August 1877 ). Francis’s paper eventually appeared …
  • … wrote to the editor, George Croom Robertson, on 27 April 1877 , ‘I hope that you will be so good …
  • … had written to the editor Ernst Ludwig Krause on 30 June 1877 , ‘I have been much interested by …
  • … the German debate (letters to W. E. Gladstone, 2 October 1877 and 25 October [1877] ). …
  • … and lively’ ( letter from W. E. Gladstone, 23 October 1877 ). Gifts of German and Dutch …
  • … Darwin and Ernst Haeckel). Writing to Darwin on 11 March 1877 , Krause declared the journal ‘an …
  • … the director, Adriaan Anthoni van Bemmelen, on 12 February 1877 : ‘I suppose that every worker at …
  • … of his 70th year. Darwin was in fact 68 on 12 February 1877. Distinguished guests and …
  • … & smooth as butter’ ( letter to C. E. Norton, 16 March 1877 ). Hooker was asked repeatedly by …
  • … & me to dejeuner!!!’ ( letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 June 1877 ). Darwin was staying in …
  • … centuries to come’ ( letter from C. C. Graham, 30 January 1877 ). Graham then gave a lengthy …
  • … man and of societies’ ( letter from Marcellin de Bonnal, [1877] ). A similar complaint came from …
  • … by a duke!’ ( letter to J. M. Rodwell, 3 June 1877 ). Back home, he learned from his brother that …
  • … order of the day’ ( letter from E. A. Darwin, 27 January [1877] ).  Carlyle’s remarks were …
  • … . In a letter from an unknown correspondent on 13 June 1877 , he was criticised for having quoted …
  • … monstrosity ( letter from C. T. E. Siebold, 10 October 1877 ). An American banker, William Burrows …
  • … back our civilization’ ( letter from W. B. Bowles, 17 May 1877 ). Bowles proposed that such …
  • … of humanity beneath’ ( letter from W. B. Bowles, 18 May 1877 ). More transitional human …
  • … inflexible tails ( letter from Arthur Mellersh, 1 January 1877 ). The American physician Jesse …
  • … (Trollope 1867; letter to G. J. Romanes, [1 and 2 December 1877] ). Dispute and …
  • … George and Francis. He wrote to Francis on 24 September 1877 about his forthcoming work, Life …
  • … value’, he confessed in a letter of 25 November 1877 that the book had ‘resolved itself into a …
  • … physical’ ( letter from W. M. Moorsom, 10 September 1877 ). Darwin was doubtful of the elephant …

1877 letters now online

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Flowers, bloom, a son married . . . and a suspended monkey in Cambridge at Darwin's honorary LLD ceremony. The transcripts and footnotes of over 600 letters written to and from Darwin in 1877 are now online. Read more about Darwin's life in 1877…

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  • … of  over 600 letters written to and from Darwin in 1877  are now online. Read more about  Darwin& …

Photograph album of German and Austrian scientists

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The album was sent to Darwin to mark his birthday on 12 February 1877 by the civil servant Emil Rade, and contained 165 portraits of German and Austrian scientists. The work was lavishly produced and bound in blue velvet with metal embossing. Its ornate…

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  • … album was sent to Darwin to mark his birthday on 12 February 1877 by the civil servant Emil Rade …
  • … have ever received ( Letter to Ernst Haeckel, 16 February 1877 )     …
  • … the start of his 70th year, but Darwin was only 68 in 1877. Despite this oversight, the album …
  • … world.— ( Letter from Leonard Blomefield, 12 March 1877 ) Familiar faces Ernst …
  • … with the final album. He wrote to Darwin on 9 February 1877 : ‘what will perhaps astonish you is …
  • … worth to give you ( Letter from J. V. Carus, 22 March 1877 )  The professor of …
  • … scientific work. ( Letter from C. G. Semper, 26 April 1877 ) Carl Kraus, an …

Photograph album of Dutch admirers

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Darwin received the photograph album for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from his scientific admirers in the Netherlands. He wrote to the Dutch zoologist Pieter Harting, An account of your countrymen’s generous sympathy in having sent me on my…

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  • … the photograph album for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from his scientific admirers in the …
  • … lasting pleasure. ( Letter to Pieter Harting, 19 March 1877 ) Harting had also written …
  • … it states his ‘69th Birthday’, when in fact he was 68 in 1877. It was arranged in alphabetical order …
  • … from A. A. van Bemmelen and H. J.  Veth, 6 February 1877 ) Dutch correspondents …
  • … ( Letter from C. W. Thomson, 30 June 1877 ) Much earlier, in 1861, Tiberius Cornelis …

German and Dutch photograph albums

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Darwin Day 2018: To celebrate Darwin's 209th birthday, we present two lavishly produced albums of portrait photographs which Darwin received from continental admirers 141 years ago. These unusual gifts from Germany and the Netherlands are made…

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  • …   In 1877, Charles Darwin was sent some unusual birthday presents: two lavishly …
  • … conferred on me ( Letter to Otto Zacharias, [24 February 1877] ) The two albums …
  • … sympathy. ( Letter to A. A. van Bemmelen, 12 February 1877 )  View the Dutch album …

Capturing Darwin’s voice: audio of selected letters

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On a sunny Wednesday in June 2011 in a makeshift recording studio somewhere in Cambridge, we were very pleased to welcome Terry Molloy back to the Darwin Correspondence Project for a special recording session. Terry, known for his portrayal of Davros in Dr…

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  • … tiredness of the later years (e.g. letter to E.M. Dicey, [1877] ). Working …

Language: key letters

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How and why language evolved bears on larger questions about the evolution of the human species, and the relationship between man and animals. Darwin presented his views on the development of human speech from animal sounds in The Descent of Man (1871),…

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  • … Letter 11074: Sayce, A. H. to Darwin, C. R., 27 July 1877 Darwin’s study of human nature …

Have you read the one about....

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... the atheistical cats, or the old fogies in Cambridge? We've suggested a few - some funny, some serious - but all letters you can read here.

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  • … ... the atheistical cats, or the old fogies in Cambridge? We've suggested a few - some funny, some …

Charles Harrison Blackley

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You may not have heard of Charles Harrison Blackley (1820–1900), but if you are one of the 15 million people in the UK who suffer from hay fever, you are indebted to him. For it was he who identified pollen as the cause of the allergy. Darwin was…

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  • … grains by a dilution method.  In his letter of 9 March 1877 , Darwin wrote: ‘Your calculation of …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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List of people appearing in the photograph album Darwin received from scientific admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Hester Loeff for providing this list and for permission to make her research available.…

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  • … admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to …
  • … and forenames Occupation Age in 1877 Residence Date …
  • … Leiden 13 June 1823 Rotterdam 2 June 1877 Zoeterwoude …
  • … 5 October 1808 Wildenborch 4 June 1877 Klein Dochteren …

Darwin in public and private

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Extracts from Darwin's published works, in particular Descent of man, and selected letters, explore Darwin's views on the operation of sexual selection in humans, and both his publicly and privately expressed views on its practical implications…

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  • … Letter 10746 – Darwin to Dicey, E. M., [1877] Darwin gives his opinion on the …
  • … Letter 11267f – Darwin, S. to Darwin, [3 December 1877] Darwin’s daughter-in-law …

Exercise: Caricatures of Science

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Caricatures provide intriguing insights into both ideals and transgressions of gender. The following six images show caricatured representations of nineteenth-century men and women of science. They provide insight into the boundaries of what was deemed …

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  • …   Lydia Becker (1877) Caricature of Lydia Becker from …

Floral Dimorphism

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Floral studies In 1877 Darwin published a book that included a series of smaller studies on botanical subjects. Titled The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species, it consisted primarily of…

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  • … | Experiment Floral studies In 1877 Darwin published a book that included a …
  • … findings on floral dimorphism were eventually published in 1877, but these experiments and …
  • … SOURCES Book Darwin, C. R. 1877. The different forms of flowers on plants of the …
  • … experiment, the class read chapter 1 of Charles Darwin’s 1877 T he Different Forms of …
  • … Flowers on Plants of the Same Species (London: John Murray, 1877), 16. [2] Ibid., 30. …

German poems presented to Darwin

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Experiments in deepest reverence The following poems were enclosed with a photograph album sent as a birthday gift to Charles Darwin by his German and Austrian admirers (see letter from From Emil Rade, [before 16] February 1877). The poems were…

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  • … (see letter from From Emil Rade , [before 16] February 1877). The poems were composed by …
  • … in Rade’s account of the making of the album (Rade 1877, pp. 39–40), but the others were published …
  • … Letter from Emil Rade 1    [before 16] February 1877 2 Münster i./Westf. …
  • … From Emil Rade   [before 16] February 1877 2 Münster i./Westf. February 1877. …
  • … this letter and the letter to Emil Rade, 16 February 1877. 3. The gift was a photograph …
  • … Appendix VI. A number of other poems were included in Rade 1877.   …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • … album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the …
  • … Title and forenames Occupation Age in 1877 Residence Date of birth …
  • … Leiden 13 june 1823 Rotterdam 2 june 1877 Zoeterwoude …
  • … 5 october 1808 Wildenborch 4 june 1877 Klein Dochteren …

Darwin as mentor

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Darwin provided advice, encouragement and praise to his fellow scientific 'labourers' of both sexes. Selected letters Letter 2234 - Darwin to Unidentified, [5 March 1858] Darwin advises that Professor C. P. Smyth’s observations are not…

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  • … Letter 11096 - Darwin to Romanes, G. J., [9 August 1877] Darwin points out a mistake made …

Natural Science and Femininity

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Discussion Questions|Letters A conflation of masculine intellect and feminine thoughts, habits and feelings, male naturalists like Darwin inhabited an uncertain gendered identity. Working from the private domestic comfort of their homes and exercising…

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  • … published his findings both in Expression and in an 1877 article titled, ‘ A Biographical …
  • … Letter 10821 - Graham C. C. to Darwin, [30 January 1877] Psychologist Christopher Graham …

Dipsacus and Drosera: Frank’s favourite carnivores

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In Autumn of 1875, Francis Darwin was busy researching aggregation in the tentacles of Drosera rotundifolia (F. Darwin 1876). This phenomenon occurs when coloured particles within either protoplasm or the fluid in the cell vacuole (the cell sap) cluster…

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  • … and proofreading Darwin’s second edition of  Orchids  (1877). By January of the following …
  • … ( Dipsacus sylvestris )’ at the Royal Society on 1 March 1877 (F. Darwin 1877a). His address was …
  • … and a plate of sixteen figures, was published in July 1877 in the  Quarterly Journal of …
  • … the journal by the end of the month ( Nature , 23 August 1877, p. 339). Although, as Darwin …
  • … to his father’s beloved  Drosera rotundifolia  in June 1877, finding sundews that had been ‘fed’ …
  • … Grant.   References Darwin, C. 1877. The Contractile Filaments of the …
  • … teasel ( Dipsacus sylvestris ). (Abstract.) [Read 1 March 1877.]  Proceedings of the Royal …

Referencing women’s work

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Darwin's correspondence shows that women made significant contributions to Darwin's work, but whether and how they were acknowledged in print involved complex considerations of social standing, professional standing, and personal preference.…

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  • … Letter 11221 - Darwin to Darwin, H., [1 November 1877] Darwin asks his sons, …

People featured in the German and Austrian photograph album

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Biographical details of people from the Habsburg Empire that appeared in the album of German and Austrian scientists sent to Darwin on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Johannes Mattes for providing these details and for permission to make his…

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  • … and Austrian scientists sent to Darwin on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Johannes …
  • …  in Linz (1871), Vienna (1873) and Prostějov (1877). M. Pichler: Notice of death. In: …
  • … of Vienna (Dr., 1873). Habilitation in palaeontology (1877) and geology (1880) at the Technical …
  • … (1859), geologist (1873) and finally chief geologist (1877) and  Bergrat  of the Imperial …
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