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Zoological Society of London (1826:-)


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Figures relating to the Proceedings of the Zoological Society, c.1941-1942

Identifier: Coll-41/4/2
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Figures labelled 'Zool. Proc. Waddington'. Waddington had two articles printed as part of the Proceedings of the Zoological Society: 'Translocations of the organizer in the gastrula of Discoglossus' A 111, pp189-198 (1941) and 'The development of rudimentary wings in Ptinus tectus Boield (Coleoptera: family Ptinidae) (1942, A 112, 13-20). It is not known whether this material relates to these articles.

Dates: c.1941-1942

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Samuel, 31 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/6
Scope and Contents Samuel is asking for some advice as to whether the offspring of consanguineous relationships are more likely to be mentally and physically impaired than the offspring of unrelated parents. He has in his possession correspondence with the Zoological Society in London (of which he is a Fellow) regarding the practice of inbreeding amongst the animals, while his interests lie more with inbreeding in consanguineous human relationships. He questions whether they are not a violation of nature and...
Dates: 31 January 1902

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/8
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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 Nellie Hadden, 25 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/36
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Hadden asks Ewart's opinion of who would make the best secretary for the Zoological Society, and recounts her visit to the Zoo at Clifton, while painting miniatures for Ewart.

Dates: 25 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Percy St Michael Podmore, 29 December 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/139
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Podmore writes on the recommendation of Professor Poulton and asks Ewart if he know whether anyone else had proved the fertility of the ringdove or stock dove hybrids before himself (ie Podmore).

Dates: 29 December 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Philip Lutley Sclater, 15 February 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/2
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Sclater answers Ewart's question about experiments in inbreeding in the Zoological Gardens. He states that, while that no experiments specifically based on inbreeding have been carried out at the Gardens, they are careful to inject new blood into their breeding programmes, to sustain the size, health and reproductive powers of the animals.

Dates: 15 February 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Reginald Innes Pocock, 04 October 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/9
Scope and Contents Pocock writes that the only specimens of long and fat-tailed sheep that he knows of in England are at Woburn. He is afraid Ewart will never get hold of an Ovis poli or Ovis ammon, as the Zoological Society has only had one in the course of its history and they are practically unobtainable. He asks whether Ewart could make do with Ovis vignei, as all the Asiatic sheep are very close. He offers to run a Vignei ram...
Dates: 04 October 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 28 January 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/1
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Alexander writes that he hopes to see Ewart at the Zoological Society's meeting in February where they can discuss arrangements for Alexander taking the mare.

Dates: 28 January 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Peter Chalmers Mitchell, 26 March 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/3
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Mitchell writes concerning the fact that Gadow's paper concerning feathers has been accepted for publication by the Publication Committee of the Zoological Society of London despite the paper not having a satisfactory conclusion.

Dates: 26 March 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 02 November 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/29
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Ridgeway writes concerning the confusion over the provenance of the Ward's zebra skin to which Ridgeway refers in a paper for the Proceedings of the Zoological Society. He asks Ewart to confirm that the skin came from the Lombori Hills, as Rowland Ward are now asking Ridgeway to settle the matter.

Dates: 02 November 1909

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Societies and Clubs 7
Publications 3
Animals--Transportation 2
Inbreeding 2
Rams 2