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Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (1901-:)


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence regarding the Carnegie Library Grant, 1941-1951

 File — Box EUA-A-65, Box: data_value_missing_9e05a8cf7d5398ce431e2c906d71a746, Box: data_value_missing_d8edeef1ba8ed30551e3a8fbe2fe1878
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/6/1
Scope and Contents

These papers chiefly consist of correspondence between Waddington and the University of Edinburgh Library and Faculty of Science relating to the administration of the grant from the Carnegie Trust to the Institute of Animal Genetics for the purchase of books and periodicals.

Dates: 1941-1951

Extract from Minutes of Senatus Academicus presenting the approval of the Report of the Research Committe on the Carnegie Trust, and typescript of the report, 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/5/6
Scope and Contents The Research Committee of Senatus, of which Ewart was Convener, was appointed to look into the Scheme of the Carnegie Trust for the Endowment of Post-Graduate Study and Research. The report, titled 'Recommendations by the Research Committee as to the Necessity for Increased Facilities for Research' and presented to the Executive Committee of the on 28 March 1903, concludes that 'in the interests of the University it is of the utmost importance that further facilities should be provided as...
Dates: 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 06 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/71
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Balfour writes that she has spoken to her brother about obtaining funding from the Carnegie Trust for a research farm. She asks Ewart to send her brother a letter stating what the Research Committee wishes, and he will attempt to forward this to Lord Elgin, who may be able to help. She offers to make enquiries about the whereabouts of the ponies 'Brenda' and 'Black Agnes'.

Dates: 06 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F.H.A Marshall, 15 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/34
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Marshall reports that Hughes says the species is probably Bos fromtosus (of Scandinavian palaeontologists) which have a projecting mesial process. He commiserates with Ewart about the Carnegie Trust and states that it is surely time for the Scottish Universities were encouraged to adopt a more liberal policy towards the advancement of learning.

Dates: 15 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 08 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/98
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he has written to the Secretary of the Carnegie Institute and hopes that Ewart's trip is a success. He mentions that he has been in touch with Forsyth about their forthcoming visit to Skye where they are considering circulating memoranda about ponies among the crofters under the auspices of the Congested Districts Board. Forsyth has stated that he would like to start a stud farm in Kilmuir. Cecil believes that he considers Fincastle's cross-breeding of Arab sires and...
Dates: 08 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 05 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/95
Scope and Contents Ridgeway writes that he is pleased that Ewart plans to go to Mexico to see the mustangs and states that he has full historical details about the horses which the Spaniards took to North America. He will insert Ewart's remarks regarding 'stockings' colouration into the draft of his book and refers to the death of Matthew Horace Hayes. Ridgeway states that while he is happy to write in support of Ewart's application for £300 from the Carnegie Institute, he recommends that his case...
Dates: 05 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 12 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/101
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Ridgeway responds to some of Ewart's comments on his proofs by writing that he will check the details of the zebra hybrid, and enquires about the date Spanish blood was introduced into the Hebrides in the eighteenth century. He reports that he has written to Osborn at the Carnegie Trust in favour of Ewart's grant proposal and that he will source some other potential funders while he is in Ireland.

Dates: 12 September 1904

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Funding 4
Ponies 2
Agricultural Experiment Stations 1
Animal Markings 1
Animals--Colour 1