StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number PEARSON/10
TitleAcquired Papers
DescriptionPapers acquired by Karl Pearson from 1842-1923, consisting of:
Manuscript drafts by Isaac Todhunter, edited by Pearson and published as A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials, from Galilei to Lord Kelvin, (Cambridge: University Press; 1886-1893).
Copies of dispatches sent to the Colonial Secretary in rely to Florence Nightingale's enquiry into the conditions of Aboriginal Peoples in colonial schools and hospitals, 1860s.
Holograph letters and manuscript folios by Charles Robert Darwin, including original manuscript folios of The Descent of Man; autograph signatures of Charles Babbage and Michael Faraday; and letters from Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Sir Joseph Hume, and Thomas Huxley.
Extent3 boxes
ArrangementArranged according to subject
AccessStatusCertain restrictions apply
AccessConditionsAccess to some of the material in this series is restricted. Please enquire for further details.
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