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New NSF grant awarded to the Darwin Manuscripts Project (DMP)

The Darwin Manuscripts Project (DMP) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a three-year grant totaling $426,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through its Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Division. This funding will support an exciting new phase of the project, The Botanical Manuscripts of Charles Darwin.

Tags: Darwin, Darwin botanical manuscripts, Darwin Manuscripts Project, Evolution, floral biology, insectivorous plants, plant movements, Pollination

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Seated in Nature

The Museum Library owns two of E. A. Seguy’s pochoir albums of the 1920s: Papillons and Insectes, both of which are collections of folios in vivid color and include design compositions at the back.  Popular works of Art Deco design among more scholarly natural science tomes, these holdings have inspired in many much curiosity and enthusiasm.

Tags: Butterflies, Natural Histories, Seguy

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