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Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (1784-:)

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Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/1/9
Scope and Contents Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. On the obverse is the logo of the Society (raised seated classical female figure with Scottish armorial shield honouring figures representing agriculture and industry) with the legend 'Semper Armis Nunc Et Industria' and on the reverse is a laurel wreath containing the inscription 'J. Cossar Ewart / Duddingston House / For / Libyan Stallion / "The Cid" / Peebles Show / 1906.' Around the border is inscribed 'Highland and...
Dates: 1906

Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/1/10
Scope and Contents Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. On the obverse is the logo of the Society (raised seated classical female figure with Scottish armorial shield honouring figures representing agriculture and industry) with the legend 'Semper Armis Nunc Et Industria' and on the reverse is a laurel wreath containing the inscription 'J. Cossar Ewart / Duddingston House / For / Celtic Yearling Filly / Peebles Show / 1906.' Around the border is inscribed 'Highland and...
Dates: 1906

Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/1/11
Scope and Contents Bronze medal from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. On the obverse is the logo of the Society (raised seated classical female figure with Scottish armorial shield honouring figures representing agriculture and industry) with the legend 'Semper Armis Nunc Et Industria' and on the reverse is a laurel wreath containing the inscription 'J. Cossar Ewart / Duddingston House / For / Celtic Mare and Foal / Peebles Show / 1906.' Around the border is inscribed 'Highland and...
Dates: 1906

Certificate of Honorary Membership from the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 1903

 Item — Box: CLX-D-15, Box: data_value_missing_97848a21e79f67ecdf14c22bc714fbd0, Box: data_value_missing_d456f11761ac08f858d654375c5d987f
Identifier: Coll-14/2/20
Scope and Contents The certificate states that the honorary membership was granted to Ewart 'in recognition of his services to agriculture and allied interests.'
Dates: 1903

Letter to Ewart intimating his election as Honorary Member of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 05 June 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/2/19
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains certificates from Ewart's time as a medical student at the University of Edinburgh, letters of appointment to the professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh and certificates of membership/fellowship to various societies, including the Royal Society.
Dates: 05 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander McHardy, 24 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/28
Scope and Contents McHardy thanks Ewart for making arrangements for the pony 'Braemore' to be entered into the Highland Show and states that he will purchase any filly he sees comparable to 'Braemore'. He adds that he is sending a filly that he bred from 'Braemore' to the Joint Show at Dingwall.
Dates: 24 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 04 June 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/13
Scope and Contents Balfour expresses her hope that the Highland and Agricultural Society gives him a grant to continue his experiments and thanks Ewart for accepting her financial assistance. She goes on to discuss the 'infection' of telegony and the positioning of animal markings and gradations in colour on zebras and horses.
Dates: 04 June 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Mackinnon Douglas, 21 March 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/19
Scope and Contents Douglas agrees with Ewart that funding would not be forthcoming from the Development Commissioners at present. Although he is in favour of the Highland and Agricultural Society supporting Ewart's work, he fears that the Directors will not agree, as at present they are disinclined to spend the Society's money on purely scientific research. However, if Ewart puts in an application, he will do his best for it in the Committee.
Dates: 21 March 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James MacDonald, 04 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/106
Scope and Contents MacDonald informs Ewart that his application for additional funding for his livestock breeding experiments has been presented to the directors of the Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland. However, the directors have decided that unless Ewart is able to prove that his experiments will be of direct benefit to breeders of farm livestock in Scotland, they will be unable to offer any further grant.
Dates: 04 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Macdonald, 03 November 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/34
Scope and Contents Macdonald informs Ewart that the directors of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland have awarded him the Gold Medal of the Society in recognition of his research into stockbreeding and in acknowledgement of his exhibit of zebra and zebra crosses at the Society's show in Edinburgh in July 1898.
Dates: 03 November 1899