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University of Cambridge [Charles] Darwin Commemoration June 22-24, 1909. Programme

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University of Cambridge [Charles] Darwin Commemoration June 22-24, 1909. Programme

by J W Clark, A C Seward

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1909. No Binding. Good. [4] The official four page 'Programme' sent to delegates attending the Darwin commemoration held in Cambridge between 22 and 24 June, 1909 when the University hosted scientists, scholars and public figures from 167 different countries to celebrate the centenary of Charles Darwin's birth and the ?ftieth anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species. The large quarto-sized printed bifolium has a single horizontal fold which is torn about 4cm along from the foreedge, withe old folds near the foreedge. The text offers a detailed programme of events which begins with the Reception of Delegates in an evening reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum, through a Garden Party in the Fellows Garden at Trinity College, hosted by 'Mr William Erasums Darwin' and numerous other members of the Darwin family to the Rede Lecture delivered by Sir Archibald Geikie. There are additional notes about the Darwin Exhibition and the availability of 'most interesting volumes' from Charles Darwin's Library. The programme is dated May 31, 1909 when it would have been finalised and sent to delegates. Good 1909

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Title
University of Cambridge [Charles] Darwin Commemoration June 22-24, 1909. Programme
Author
J W Clark, A C Seward
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No Binding
Book condition
Used - Good
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Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Date published
1909

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