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Darwin Day - A Celebration of Science

A guide to join in the celebration of Darwin Day at the University of Pittsburgh

Freely Available Works Online

Darwin's Famous Works


Link to a PDF version of On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 1859             Copy of The Descent of Man, 1871             Copy of The Descent of Man, Vol. II, 1871             Copy of The Journal of Researches (also known as Voyage of the Beagle)    

Find other FREE copies of Darwin's works at: Darwin Online  and Darwin Correspondence Project [New letters from Darwin's best friend, Joseph Dalton Hooker]

More about Darwin

Did you know Darwin had a pet tortoise? 

Picture of Darwin's pet tortoise

Common Photo of Darwin

Darwin Quote from

Editorial cartoon depicting Charles Darwin as an ape (1871)

Unknown authorUnknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons