Personal reminiscences of Charles Darwin and of the reception of the Origin of Species, 1909


Date: 1909 | Size: 1 items, 22 pages


This is the corrected typescript of an address to the American Philosophical Society commemorating the centenary of Darwin's birth and the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the Origin of the Species on April 23, 1909.

Background note

Viscount Bryce served as the British ambassador to the United States from 1907 to 1913.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 item, 22 p.


Received and accessioned, source unknown 07/27/1923, (58520).


This address was printed in APS Proceedings 48(1909): iii.

Indexing Terms


  • Naturalists -- England.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882


  • Evolution.
  • Religion and science -- History -- 19th century.
  • Science -- History -- 19th century.