Letters and papers relating to Smith's work on Charles Darwin and the establishment of the Darwin Letters Project: correspondence with Frederick Burkhardt, joint editor, and others; correspondence with Nora Barlow and Robin Darwin about Darwin Papers; and lectures, including the Sandars Lectures, 1967, and Wilkins Lecture, 1982.
Sydney Smith: Papers on Charles Darwin
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.8895
- Dates of Creation1967-1988
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description3 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sydney Smith (1911-88), zoologist and Darwin specialist, attended St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, 1929-32. He later became a Fellow, 1939-88, and University Lecturer in Zoology.
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Transferred by the Darwin Letters Project, 1992.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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