Reference and contact details: GB 12 MS.Add.8895
Title:Sydney Smith: Papers on Charles Darwin
Dates of Creation: 1967-1988
Held at: Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of Creator: Sydney Smith
Level of Description: fonds
Language of Material: English
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.
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.
Transferred by the Darwin Letters Project, 1992.
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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