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The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online
This site contains Darwin's complete publications and many of his handwritten manuscripts. There are over 50,000 searchable text pages and 40,000 images, as well as a Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalogue. More than 150 ancillary texts are also included, ranging from reference works to reviews, obituaries, descriptions of specimens collected during the voyages of HMS 'Beagle', and related works for understanding Darwin's context. Free audio mp3 versions of his works are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Report
  • Audio:
    • Book
    • Oral history
  • Services:
    • Search engine
  • Biology
  • History and philosophy of science
Technical requirements:
Audio materials require Windows Media Player or other software.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002-2006 The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online - University of Cambridge. The materials provided on this website may be downloaded and copied for private study and non-commercial use in accordance with applicable statutory allowances and distribution to students, but redistribution on other websites, other copying or reproduction is subject to written permission.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-836
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of Cambridge

Contact: Dr John van Wyhe
Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
University of Cambridge