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Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1809 - 1882

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript Notebooks, 1855 - 1861

 Series
Identifier: Coll-203/A3
Scope and Contents Specially created as a set of seven notebooks, separate from his run of Scientific notebooks, and labelled MS [Manuscript], these notebooks span a critical time in Lyell's life, beginning November 1855. He hears of Darwin's views on the origin of species five months later, during a visit to Down. When he closed the series in 1861, he began to write Antiquity of Man. Leonard G. Wilson has transcribed this series, published in 'Sir Charles Lyell's Scientific journals on the species question',...
Dates: 1855 - 1861

Manuscript Papers relating to Published Works, c1840-c1855

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.14: Series Coll-203/B18; Series Coll-203/B17
Identifier: Coll-203/B18
Scope and Contents Contains extensive autograph manuscript drafts of texts, with cancellations, revisions and additions, and loose illustrative plates and maps: 'On the Geology of some parts of Madeira' by Sir Charles Lyell. Notes on text about Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Index to Notebook 195. Original packaging 'Original Geological MS Notes of Sir Charles Lyell (Lady Lyell preserved these - as she was...
Dates: c1840-c1855

Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5); Series Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6); Series Coll-203/7 (lyell 7); Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Identifier: Coll-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of: Address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864) List of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood WIth a note titled 'Prof. Hoffmann on Palermo Caves etc. and translation’ there are pages from Chapter 2, Auszuge aus Briefen des Hrn. Professor Fr. Hoffmann [translated as 'Excerpts from Letters of Professor Fr....
Dates: 1831-1864

MS Notes I - Scientific Journal No. I, 20 November 1855 - 29 April 1856

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A3/1
Scope and Contents

Scientific journal of Sir Charles Lyell, covers subjects such as creation of species - and thoughts on the evolution of man. Lyell refers to others such as Darwin, Hooker, Wollaston and topics such as the glacial epoch, rudimentary organs, volcanoes, Madeira, molluscs, fossil faunas, Australian fauna, Niagara, coal and New Zealand. Lyell provides his own index. Some writing is by Mary Lyell.

Dates: 20 November 1855 - 29 April 1856

MS Notes II - Scientific Memoranda or Journal II, 1 May 1856 - 6 April 1857

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A3/2
Scope and Contents

Scientific memoranda or journal, includes 'Plan of Work on Origins of Species and Man' on pages 47-49. Subject matter includes, water plants, creation of genera, miracles, creation of species, evolution, genera of shells, radiation, organic nature, volcanoes, ice agency in transporting species, Plato's ideas and modern theory of species, race and races of man. Includes Lyell's own index.

Dates: 1 May 1856 - 6 April 1857

MS Notes V, 12 December 1858 - 24 April 1860

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A3/5
Scope and Contents Handwritten in ink manuscript notes, includes some copy letters relating to Darwin and the critical reception of his Origins of Species. Subject matter includes basalt, oolite flora, protosaurus, archegosaurus, foraminifera, geological ages, Plato's ideas, creation speculations, intellect and development of humans, race, languages, submerged forests, the Dead Sea and the deluge, the existence of continents. Included is Lyell's own index. Written in flowing text, essay like, the index...
Dates: 12 December 1858 - 24 April 1860

MS Notes VII, 25 September 1860 - 10 December 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A3/7
Scope and Contents This small green notebook contains copy letters to and from Charles Lyell in 1860 and 1861. Letters are written in pencil and ink. The second half of the notebook is blank. Correspondents include Charles Darwin, F. F. Jamieson of Ellon, Dr Hooker, . There are also notes on Darwin attributed to Asa Gray and notes on observations made with Professor Ramsay, and one or two illustrations. Archivist's Index p. 3-11, Copy of letter to...
Dates: 25 September 1860 - 10 December 1861

Notebook No.64, 8 April 1837- June 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/64
Scope and Contents Of dark green leather, this notebook contains Charles Lyell's thoughts and observations while on a trip to Copenhagen with his wife Mary Lyell. On the front cover is written "London - Copenhagen April to June 1837 A". In the inside cover Lyell's address is written; "Mr C Lyell 16 Hart Street Bloomsbury Square". Contents include lists of queries and views held by specific individuals, observations in prose, and sketch illustrations. The notebook is written in red and black ink and...
Dates: 8 April 1837- June 1837

Notebook No.72, 9 August 1838- September 1838

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/72
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook include Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, diary entry from August 29th 1838 from Kinnordy about the length and publication of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. The index is p. 139,140, and inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from...
Dates: 9 August 1838- September 1838

Notebook No.73, 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/73
Scope and Contents The red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, and a list of species names of the Geological Society Museum collection. There are many references to Charles Darwin. The index is on p. 140, inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

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