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Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882



  • Existence: 1809-02-12 - 1882-04-19

Charles Darwin (1809-1882), English naturalist and geologist

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Dana family papers

Call Number: MS 164
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Dana family. James Dwight Dana, a prominent American scientist, and his son, Edward Salisbury Dana are two primary figures in the papers.
Dates: 1805-1961

Letter : Bromley, Kent, to Johann Xaver Robert Caspary, 1886 Feb 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 48, Folder: GROUP 1559, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AL written in the hand of an assistant, and signed by Darwin.
Dates: 1886 Feb 21

Letter : Bromley, to Henry Walter Bates, [1863?] Apr 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 48, Folder: GROUP 1559, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

With a photographic portrait of Charles Darwin with autograph manuscript notes in an unidentified hand stating the dates and places of his birth and death, and attributing the photograph to Leonard Darwin.
Dates: [1863?] Apr 9

Letter : Down, Bromley, Kent, to Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, [1845?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 48, Folder: GROUP 1559, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Loomis-Wilder Family papers

Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Dates: 1790-1912

Othniel Charles Marsh papers

Call Number: MS 343
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school notes, and other papers of O.C. Marsh, scientist and first professor of paleontology at Yale and in the United States. Of special interest is the rather extensive correspondence Marsh carried on with many prominent scientists of his time; included are letters from Charles Darwin, Leonard and Thomas Huxley, Simon Newcomb, and Benjamin Silliman Sr. and Jr. Also included are materials relating to Marsh's education at Andover, Yale,...
Dates: 1817-1899

Miscellaneous letters collection

Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Dates: 1649-1961

Joseph Bradley Murray collection

Call Number: MS 363
Overview: A collection of autograph letters, manuscripts, portraits, and clippings of and relating principally to European and American scientists of the 18th through the 20th centuries. The collector, Joseph Bradley Murray, was a businessman and member of the Class of 1910, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University.
Dates: 1706-1958

Louis Mayer Rabinowitz collection

Call Number: MS 1044
Overview: Correspondence, volumes, and other papers collected by Rabinowitz. Includes autograph letters of Henry Blackwell (1851-1928), Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), and Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
Dates: 1676-1957

Silliman family papers

Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911