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With Charles Darwin, Wallace was the co-discoverer of the theory of natural selection as a mechanism for evolution. Wallace spent many years popularising the theory through lectures and books. There has been much controversy over the years about the professional relationship between the two men, so what did Wallace really think of Darwin?

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Wallace Letters Online

Letter to Alfred Russel Wallace from the Royal Society, about his Darwin Medal award

Explore over 3,800 letters written and received by Alfred Russel Wallace, including iconic correspondence with Charles Darwin.

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