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Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (1909)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bronze Life Fellow's Token from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, [c.1914]

Identifier: Coll-14/1/17
Scope and Contents

Bronze Life Fellows' Token from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. The obverse shows an embossed gannet with wings raised and the inscription 'The Zoological Society of Scotland' around the border. On the reverse is the inscription 'Life Fellows / Token / No. 77.' The token is fitted with a blue ribbon for wearing.

There is no date on the medal, but as Ewart was applying to become a Life Fellow in July 1914, it is assumed that the medal dates from around this year.

Dates: [c.1914]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 23 November 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/8
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that the Zoological Society no longer wishes to keep his three-year old Soay ram, and he wonders whether the Edinburgh Zoological Society might like him. He asks whether Ewart knows of anyone who will make him cloth made from Moorit wool.

Dates: 23 November 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Harriet Grace Katherine Campbell, 03 July 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/24
Scope and Contents

Campbell writes that she and her husband are willing to donate the goose-swan hybrid to the Edinburgh Zoological Society and that she will wire the Secretary once it has been captured and brought to the Gardens. She invites Ewart to visit them at Garscube to see the birds on the river.

Dates: 03 July 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Spencer Ewart, 17 July 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/22
Scope and Contents

Spencer Ewart thanks Ewart for his paper on the wild ancestors on the domestic sheep and writes that he is returning the paper applying to be made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of Scotland.

Dates: 17 July 1914

Additional filters:

Societies and Clubs 3
Animals--Transportation 1
Castlemilk Moorit (sheep) 1
Domestic Animals 1
Geese 1