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Series I:  Tylor Family

 

Books

Scope and Content Note

Also includes copy of Eaton list: "Diaries and Letters Belonging to Sir Edward and Lady Tylor"
 

Diaries of Anna Tylor

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on travels with husband EB Tylor to America, Russia, and a number of other European countries; also of their social life, including Oxford anthropological and wider circles. Some diaries contain notes from EB's journals, copied by his wife.
Box 1: 1

1846-1847

Box 1: 2

1848

Box 1: 3

1849-1850

Box 1: 4

1850-1851

Box 1: 5

1850-1858

Box 1: 6

1852-1853

Box 1: 7

1852

Box 1: 8

1853-1855

Box 1: 9

1853-1855

Box 1: 10

1855-1858

Box 1: 11

1856

Box 1: 12

1857-1858

Box 1: 13

1860-1861

Box 1: 14

1862-1864

Box 1: 15

1867-1868

Box 1: 16

1869-1873

Box 1: 17

1872-1881

Box 1: 18

1872-1875

Box 1: 19

1873-1876

Box 1: 20

1879-1881

Box 1: 21

1881-1899

Box 1: 22

1882-1885

Box 1: 23

1886-1888

Box 1: 24

1889-1890

Box 1: 25

1892-1893

Box 1: 26

1893-1896

Box 1: 27

1896-1899

Box 1: 28

1903-1906

Box 1: 29

1906-1910

Box 1: 30

1910-1913

Box 1: 31

1913-1920

 

Extracts (quotes from other authors)

Box 2: 1

v. 1, n.d.

Box 2: 2

v. 2, n.d.

Box 2: 3

v. 3, n.d.

Box 2: 4

v. 4, 1849

Box 2: 5

v. 5, 1855

Box 2: 6

1898-1899

Box 2: 7

Riddles, n.d.

 

E. B. Tylor Diaries

Box 2: 8

Notes and Sketches (describing trip to southern Italy), ca. 1858

Box 2: 9

1861 (includes record of his readings)

Box 2: 10

Museum House (Oxford) Guest Register, 1883-1915

 

Photo Albums

Box 2: 11

Tylor family (mostly carte de visite format, with note at back dated 1861)

Box 2: 12

Vol. VIII (mostly carte de visite format, several of Fox, Morse, and Tylor family members), 1875

 

Tylor Family Papers

Box 3: 1

Eaton List: "Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, F.R.S. and Alfred Tylor: Manuscript Material and Letters" (copy; includes information about items in this section of the Tylor Family series)

 

Correspondence

 

Alfred Tylor

Box 3: 2

To Juliet Tylor Morse, 1877-1878

Box 3: 3

To Sydney Morse, 1878

Box 3: 4

To Edward B. Tylor, 1857-1868

 

Anna Fox Tylor

Box 3: 5

To Mary Fox, 1861

Box 3: 6

To Sarah Fox, ca. 1861

Box 3: 7

To Juliet Tylor Morse, n.d.

Box 3: 8

To Edward B. Tylor, ca. 1857

Box 3: 9

To Isabella Harris Tylor, ca. 1861-1901

 

Edward B[urnett] Tylor

Box 3: 10

To Juliet Tylor Morse, 1868

Box 3: 11

To Alfred Tylor, 1861-1878

Box 3: 12

To Anna Fox Tylor, ca. 1857-1884

Box 3: 13

To Isabella Harris Tylor, 1901, n.d.

 

Isabella Harris Tylor

Box 3: 14

To Juliet Tylor Morse, 1877-1904

Box 3: 15

To Sydney Morse, ca. 1878-1886

Box 3: 16

To Alfred Tylor, ca. 1878-1883

Box 3: 17

To Anna Fox Tylor, 1877-1878

Box 3: 18

To Edward B. Tylor, 1857

Box 3: 19

To J. J. Tylor and W. A. Tylor, ca. 1868

 

J[oseph] J[ohn] Tylor

Box 3: 20

To Sydney and Juliet Morse, 1871, 1878

Box 3: 21

Correspondence and related material concerning the death of J. J. Tylor, 1901

 

Miscellany

Box 3: 22

A. E. and W. A. Tylor to Juliet Tylor Morse, 1877

Box 3: 23

To E. B. and A. F. Tylor, 1868, 1905

Box 3: 24

Legal Papers (mainly dealing with partnerships and other financial matters), 1839-1857

Box 3: 25

Ephemera (mainly notes and references to letters), 1857-1868

 

Series II:  Manuscripts, Letters, and Ephemera

Box 4: 1

Eaton List: "Manuscripts, Letters, and Ephemera" (copy; includes information about items in this series)

Box 4: 2

Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie (1848-1899), 1898

Box 4: 3

Argyll, Duke of, 1884

Box 4: 4

Bates, Henry Walter (1825-1892), 1891

 

Beddard, Frank Evers (1858-1925)

Box 4: 5

General, 1899-1902, 1919

Box 4: 6

Cambridge University Note Book (Zoology class by Prof. Minchin), Oct. 1904

Box 4: 7

News Cuttings (bound volume), 1887-1895

Box 4: 8

Boase, Henry Samuel (1799-1883), 1828

Box 4: 9

Bradley, G. G., 1882

Box 4: 10

Buckland, William (1784-1856), 1839, n.d.

Box 4: 11

Darwin, Bernard, 1850, [1855?]

 

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)

 

Correspondence

Box 4: 12

1 ALS, 7 Oct. 1876

Box 4: 13

1 ALS, 16 Apr. 1879

Box 4: 14

University of Edinburgh (copies of lecture notices), 1825-1826

Box 4: 15

Journal (photostat), 1827

Box 4: 16

Signature (clipped), n.d.

Box 4: 17

"A Zoological Walk" (typescript), n.d.

Box 4: 18

Photograph (1 b/w, later in life) and signature, n.d.

Box 4: 19

Photographs (2 b/w, later in life), n.d.

 

Darwin, Francis (1848-1925)

Box 4: 20

Correspondence - 2 ALS, 1909, n.y.

Box 4: 21

Darwin Centennial (program and clipping), 1909

Box 4: 22

Farrar, Frederic William (1831-1903; Farrar suggested Westminster Abbey as Darwin's burial place; he was one of the pall-bearers and preached a notable funeral sermon on Darwin's work and character), [1903]

Box 5: 1-2

Gaynor, Alfred E. H. (includes birth record, handwritten drafts of a number of essays, and printed material; see Eaton description for further information), 1864, 1895, n.d.

Box 5: 3

Geikie, Archibald (1835-1924), 1895

Box 5: 4

Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich (1834-1919), 1879, 1892

Box 5: 5

Hamilton, Mary Agnes, 1943

Box 5: 6

Henslow, John Stevens, n.d.

Box 5: 7

Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817-1911), ca. 1876-1921

Box 5: 8

Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895; includes correspondence and 1 carte de visite), ca. 1869-1880

Box 5: 9

Lankester, Edwin (1814-1874), 1847, 1865

Box 5: 10

Lyell, Charles (1797-1875), [1848?]

Box 5: 11

Marriott, R.A., 1918, 1929

Box 5: 12

Mill, John Stuart (1 carte de visite), n.d.

Box 5: 13

Murchison, [Roderick ?] (1 carte de visite), n.d.

Box 5: 14

Nettleship, Edward (1845-1913), 1910

Box 5: 15

Owen, Richard (1804-1892; includes correspondence and 1 carte de visite), 1842-1889, n.d.

Box 6: 1

Parsons, John Herbert (includes drafts of essays), ca. 1918-1949

Box 6: 2

Picton, [J. Allanson?], 1879

Box 6: 3

Powys, Theodore Francis (1875-1953; contains "Extract from long discussion with Huxley"), n.d.

Box 6: 4

Sedgwick, Adam (1785-1873), n.d.

Box 6: 5

Seward, Albert Charles, 1938

Box 6: 6

Spencer, Herbert (1820-1903; includes 1 AN, 1 carte de visite, and notes by J. Parke Kirkman, re Spencer's The Study of Sociology), 1884, n.d.

Box 6: 7

Stephen, Leslie (1832-1904), 1893-1894

Box 6: 8

Stirling, James Hutchison (1820-1909), 1878

Box 6: 9

Stopes, Marie Charlotte Carmichael (1880-1958; includes correspondence, offprints, and clippings, mainly relating to E. W. MacBride's review of Stopes' work), ca. 1927-1937

Box 6: 10

Thomson, Wyville, n.d.

Box 6: 11

Tyndall, John (newspaper clippings and 1 carte de visite), ca. 1882-1893, n.d.

Box 6: 12

Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823-1913; includes correspondence and 1 photograph), 1870-1910

Box 6: 13

Wilson, James Hewetson (translator of Adrien de Jussieu's Elements of Botany; contains scrapbook with correspondence, documents, and printed material), 1849

Box 6: 14

Miscellany (includes items laid in cataloged volumes), ca. 1895-1947

 

Series III:  Pamphlets and Other Uncataloged Printed Ephemera

Box 7: 1

Andre, R. (and the late Charles Darwin), 1898

Box 7: 2

Anti-Evolution Pamphlets (includes items from Back to the Bible Publishers, The Bible Christian Unity Fellowship, Central Bible Truth Depot, The Evolution Protest Movement, and the International Christian Crusade), most ca. 1962-1968

Box 7: 3

Carr-Saunders, A. M., 1942

Box 7: 4

Darwin, Robert Waring - New Experiments on the Ocular Spectra of Light and Colours, 1786

Box 7: 5

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1797 ed. ("Animal" and "Natural History" sections)

Box 7: 6

Evolution Pamphlets (includes items from the Eugenics Review, The Society for the Study of Evolution, and press notices for Frances Swiney's Awakening of Women; or, Woman's Part in Evolution), ca. 1928-1947

Box 7: 7

Finch, A. Elley - The English Free-Thinkers of the Eighteenth Century, 1879

Box 7: 8

Haldane, J. B. S., 1926

Box 7: 9

Handbook of Conchology, 1839

Box 7: 10

Kropotkine, Pierre - The Place of Anarchism in Socialistic Evolution, n.d.

Box 7: 11

Library of Useful Knowledge - Outline of General History, Part I, 1828

Box 7: 12

Maumus, Abbe - La Cellule: Son Origine, 1912

Box 7: 13

Nineteenth Century (Review) - Articles

Box 7: 14

Pfaff, Friedrich, 1879, n.d.

Box 7: 15

Pycraft, W. P., 1931

Box 7: 16

Reclus, Elisee - Evolution and Revolution, 1892

Box 7: 17

Wallace, Alfred Russel - The 'Why' and 'How' of Land Nationalisation, 1883

Box 7: 18

Whittaker, E. T. - The Beginning and End of the World, 1942

Box 7: 19

Wilson, James M. - Problems of Religion & Science, 1903

Box 7: 20

Miscellany (includes an article by T. H. Huxley, "On the Advisableness of Improving Natural Knowledge"), n.d.

 

Series IV:  Julian Huxley Papers

Box 8: 1

Eaton List (includes information about items in this series)

 

Manuscripts and Articles by Julian Huxley

Box 8: 2

"Eugenics and Society" (from Eugenics Review, with a few pencil markings), ca. 1936

Box 8: 3

"Evolution of Organisation by Joining Units in a Pattern" (typescript, with handwritten corrections), 1962

Box 8: 4

"Organized Thinking and Evolution" (galley proof of a review of C. H. Wadington, The Nature of Life, with handwritten corrections), ca. 1961

Box 8: 5

"Science and Religion" (typescript, signed by Huxley), n.d.

Box 8: 6

Fragments (two pages of a mimeographed piece entitled "Biology and Sociology" and several handwritten and typescript drafts of an unidentified piece beginning "In the last twenty-five years..."), n.d.

Box 8: 7

Notes (handwritten, in a variety of formats; many bibliographical references), n.d.

 

Articles and Related, by Others (arranged by surname of author; many with notes, underlining, and other markings by Huxley, and others with inscriptions or dedications to JH), ca. 1944-1965

Box 8: 8

A-D

Box 8: 9

E-F

Box 8: 10

G-I

Box 8: 11

J-L

Box 8: 12

M

Box 9: 1

N-P

Box 9: 2

R

Box 9: 3

S

Box 9: 4

T-V

Box 9: 5

W

Box 9: 6

X-Z

Box 9: 7

Book Reviews

Box 9: 8

Letters to Editors

Box 9: 9

Magazine and Newspaper Cuttings

 

Series V:  Miscellany

Box 10: 1

Drawings by R. H. [?], n.d.

Box 10: 2

Extract book (mainly writings extracted from other sources), ca. 1856-1865

Box 10: 3

Newspaper clippings (mostly relating to Darwin), ca. 1880-1933

 

Series VI:  Oversize

Box 11: 1

Charles Darwin, Thomas Henry Huxley, Herbert Spencer, and John Tyndall (set of 4 engravings)

Box 11: 2

"A Clinical Lecture by Charcot" (engraving)