This section of the website includes online versions of a number of classic documents by Darwin and others.
Documents written by Charles Darwin:
- The Voyage of the Beagle, 2nd edition (1845), by Charles Darwin
- On the Origin of Species, 1st edition (1859), by Charles Darwin
- The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms 1st edition (1881), by Charles Darwin
- The Autobiography of Charles Darwin (ed. Francis Darwin) (1887)
- Darwin on the Origin of Species, Edinburgh Review, April 1860, an anonymous review (by Richard Owen).
- The Gorilla's Dilemma (poem), Punch, October 1862.
- Selected extracts from A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith.