Darwin Manuscripts Project News
Updates on the world's first large online catalogue of high resolution images of Charles Darwin's evolution manuscripts.
Participating in the Hackathon 2016: Hack the Stacks computer solution-building challenge event, the Darwin team tackled reassembling torn or cut manuscript pages by piecing together fragments of Darwin’s handwritten notes. Their exciting effort is featured in The New York Times.
The Darwin Manuscripts Project is featured as the cover article ‘Digitizing Darwin’s Work’ in the Summer 2015 issue of Rotunda.
We are celebrating Darwin's 206th birthday by publishing, for the first time ever, the entire collection of drawings & stories by his young children.
February 10, 2015
Sold out - A panel of noted Darwin experts will mark the Museum’s historic online publication of this entire 30,000 item corpus by speaking on the collection’s never-before-published treasures.
Monday, the 24th of November is the 155th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, and the American Museum of Natural History is making publicly available more than half of all of Darwin’s manuscripts on the theory of evolution—side-by-side with transcriptions that make sense of the famous naturalist’s handwriting.
Selections from the manuscripts.
Press coverage for the November 2014 release of Darwin manuscripts.