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Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 (English biologist and anthropologist)



  • Existence: 4 May 1825 - 29 June 1895

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton

 Item — Box CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2058
Content Description

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton, indexed, c. 80,000 words. Copious notebook kept some of the time when the writer was visiting France and Switzerland, with references to Darwin and Huxley, and an autobiography at p. 181. Dated 1893-1898.

Also includes enclosures (mainly newspaper clippings), gathered in one folder.

Dates: 1893-1898

Letters from Elwin, Whitwell to Charles Lyell, 4 March 1863

 File — Box Box 1.4: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/72
Scope and Contents

Summarised by Lyell as 'Brain in man and ape', and 'Owen's letter'.

Dates: 4 March 1863

MS Notes VII, 25 September 1860 - 10 December 1861

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.248, 30 March 1863-29 July 1863

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/248
Scope and Contents This dark green Notebook documents Lyell's work whilst in London, and on location in Suffolk and Kent, Lyell is considering the antiquity of man, flints, hatchets and heights and depths of sea levels. The two previous notebooks 246 and 247 - have no indexes. This notebook is the first one featuring Lyell's Secretary, Arabella Buckley. Born in 1840, Buckley started to work as secretary to Lyell at the age of 24, and remained with him until his death in 1875. The index starts in...
Dates: 30 March 1863-29 July 1863

Notebook No.258, 22 April 1870-3 July 1871

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/258
Scope and Contents This black Notebook is annotated with Lyell's name, address at 73 Harley Street, London. The Notebook begins with the end a tour of Devon - started in the previous Notebook 257 - with Lyell in Barnstaple. Mostly written by Buckley, there are sections of very poor writing at times, which could be Lyell's own. From Devon to Bristol Clifton Bridge and Bath. Time following up queries and visiting the British Museum in London is followed by train to Glasgow with Mary and Leonard, then to the Isle...
Dates: 22 April 1870-3 July 1871

Undated note from T.H. Huxley, undated letter from Sir William Osler, 2 letters with undecipherable signatures, n.d., 1900, 1902

Identifier: Coll-11/E14
Scope and Contents

Undated note from T.H. Huxley; undated letter from Sir William Osler; 2 letters with undecipherable signatures (1900, 1902).

Dates: n.d., 1900, 1902

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