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Breuil, Henri Edouard Prosper, 1877-1961 (French archaeologist, palaeontologist and cleric)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from H. Bergsen (in French), 14 July 1914

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

Bergson thanks Ewart for his letter and writes that he doesn't know the Abbé Breuil personally although he has written to him. Breuil has replied to say that he does not speak English but that he has illustrative slides which will help those who do not know much French.

Dates: 14 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 02 February 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/1
Scope and Contents Osborn writes that he has not heard from Ewart for years, despite his own letters to him. He reminds him about his promise of securing the original Celtic horse as the type specimen of Equus caballus celticus for the Museum. He reports that the little stallion Ewart sent to the Museum shows around 95% Celtic characters, and enquires whether Ewart knows of a pure little Celtic mare they could import for breeding purposes. He has been corresponding with Breuil about...
Dates: 02 February 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Robert Munro, 12 July 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/19
Scope and Contents

Munro writes that the Abbé Breuil is the most brilliant of the modern French school of archaeologists and that if he were to deliver the Munro Lectures his subject ought to be the culture and civilisation of the prehistoric people of Europe. He adds that Breuil has a notable collection of slides illustrating his discoveries, which would help those listening who were not fluent in French.

Dates: 12 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W. Koppers, 03 January 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/1
Scope and Contents

Koppers has heard from Breuil of Ewart's articles about domesticated animals and asks whether Ewart would consider publishing any in Anthropos.

Dates: 03 January 1927

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French language 2
Lectures and Lecturing 2
Slides (Photography) 2
Archaeology 1
Art, Prehistoric 1