Saturday, November 01, 2008

New exhibit opens in the Sterling Morton Library

Visit the Sterling Morton Library of The Morton Arboretum and delve into our new exhibit : Humboldt & Darwin Explore New Worlds, 1799–1836

Explore the adventures of Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin on their remarkable journeys through South America. Works from our circulating and special collections highlight their adventures and discoveries. Additional information about these two naturalists can be found in this selection of works from the Library’s collections:
  • Adams, Alexander B. Eternal quest : the story of the great naturalists, 1969.
  • Darwin, Charles. Charles Darwin's notebooks, 1836-1844 : geology, transmutation of species, metaphysical enquiries, 1987.
  • Darwin, Charles. The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and selected letters, 1958.
  • Darwin, Charles. The voyage of Charles Darwin : his autobiographical writings, 1979.
  • Dolan, Edward F. Green universe : the story of Alexander von Humboldt, 1959.
  • Freeman, R. B. Charles Darwin : a companion, 1978.
  • Helferich, Gerard. Humboldt's cosmos : Alexander von Humboldt and the Latin American journey that changed the way we see the world, 2004.
  • Humboldt, Alexander von. The Humboldt Library : a catalogue of the library of Alexander von Humboldt, 1967.
  • Kellner, L. Alexander von Humboldt, 1963.
  • Nicholas, F. W. Charles Darwin in Australia : with illustrations and additional commentary from other members of the Beagle's company including Conrad Martens, Augustus Earle, Captain FitzRoy, Philip Gidley King, and Syms Covington, 1989.
  • Olby, Robert C. Charles Darwin, 1967.
  • The great naturalists, 2007.
  • Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang. South America called them : explorations of the great naturalists: La Condamine, Humboldt, Darwin, Spruce, 1955.
  • Zottmann, Thomas Michael. Alexander von Humboldt : scientist, explorer, adventurer, 1961.

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