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DCP-LETT-5691
From:  Karl von Scherzer
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 177: 49
Summary:  

Sends copy of book containing measurements taken of individuals of different races during voyage of Novara [Karl Heinrich von Scherzer, ed., Reise der Fregatte "Novara", Anthropologischer Theil (1867)].

Asks for scientific advice concerning newly planned expedition.

Says Carl Vogt plans to use data from book in lectures.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6425
From:  Karl von Scherzer
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 50
Summary:  

Describes departure of expedition to China, Japan, and South America.

Copy of CD’s queries provided to expedition.

Invites CD to make suggestions for scientific work to be carried out.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-9998
From:  Karl von Scherzer
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 51
Summary:  

Craniological part of Novara voyage report is done.

Expresses his satisfaction at CD’s election as a Foreign Honorary Member of the Academy of Sciences, Vienna.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project