Ref NoJOJ/DAR/F211749
CollectionJack Johns Darwin Collection
TitleThe Oxford Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science
DescriptionSeven sheets of material about the Wilberforce-Huxley debate at the Oxford Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science on 30th June 1860. Specifically, Mr. Johns has collated evidence about a question which Wilberforce asked, but has not been recorded, concerning whether any of Huxley's ancestors was an ape. Also contains notes on J. D. Hooker's part in the meeting. Signed and dated by Mr. Johns 3991.
NotesPrevious reference number: UKC/JOJ/DAR : F211749
PhysicalDescriptionLoosely bound in a blue ring binder with a holograph covering signed by Jack Johns and dated 10.12.08, explaining that the items in this folder were compiled to answer questions asked by visitors to Down House when Mr. Johns was in charge, during the abs
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Related PersonJohns, Jack, d 2009
Associated PersonDarwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882), naturalist
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (specialcollections@kent.ac.uk).
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