Catalogue number: WP7/99(2)
Manuscript by Wallace entitled Science in 1907, dated December 1907.
Wallace wrote three pages of text on lined notepaper for the newspaper New York World. When asked to write a review of science in 1907, Wallace manages to seize the opportunity to write about evolution, unaware of any particularly important scientific developments that year. 'As regards the science with which I am most interested - that of organic Evolution - the last few years have seen a considerable advance towards the establishment of Darwin's theory of Natural Selection on a more extended basis of observation and experiment than had previously been possible.' He goes on to outline the work of Mr W.L. Tower and Professor E.B. Poulton.
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