Blog posts describing the history of trees and networks as displays of phylogenetic relationships
The first phylogenetic network (1755)
The second phylogenetic network (1766)
The first gene transfer (HGT) network (1910)
The first paper on HGT in plants (1971)
The earliest tree / network of languages (1671)
The first HGT network
The history of HGT
An outline history of phylogenetic trees and networks
The first royal pedigree
The first known pedigree of a non-noble family
Another early noble pedigree
Motivations for producing the earliest pedigrees
Drawing family trees as trees
Is this the first network from conflicting datasets?
An early phylogenetic classification (1884)
The dilemma of evolutionary networks and Darwinian trees
Reducing networks to trees
The origin of an idea: reducing networks to trees
Books about the history of trees and networks
More literature on trees and networks
The ultimate phylogenetic network?
Metaphors for evolutionary relationships
Rivers of Life, instead of trees
Ngrams and phylogenetics
Who first used the term "phylogenetic network"?
Who first drew a family tree as a tree?
Networks of genealogy
Networks of affinity rather than genealogy
Affinity networks updated
Phylogenetic networks 1900-1990
Charles Darwin's unpublished tree sketches
Charles Darwin's unpublished tree sketches, Part 2
Charles Darwin's unpublished tree sketches, Part 3
Update to Charles Darwin's unpublished tree sketches
Darwin's coral and seaweed
Evolutionary trees: old wine in new bottles?
Relationship trees drawn like real trees
An early tree of languages
The first Darwinian evolutionary tree
Fritz Müller and the first phylogenetic tree
Buffon's genealogical ideas
Buffon and the origin of the tree and network metaphors
Why do we still use trees for the dog genealogy?
Trees, networks and dogs
An old network of the Shepherd and Herdsman's dogs
Why do we still use trees for the Neandertal genealogy?
Youngest contributor to phylogenetic networks
Anna Maria Redfield — the first woman to draw a tree of biodiversity
Human races, networks and fuzzy clusters
What is "Haeckel's Tree of Life"?
The kabbalistic Tree of Life is a network
Pierre Trémaux, the unknown phylogeneticist
The role of biblical genealogies in phylogenetics
The first infographic was a genealogy (c. 400 AD)
How confusing were the first genealogies?
Predecessors of Charles Darwin
Naudin, Wallace and Darwin — the tree idea
Charles Darwin and the coalescent
Darwin, hybridization and networks
The early history of sequence alignment