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Irving, A., fl 1909

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 26 October 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/27
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Irving mentions that he has been able to show that the formula for the 'coffin-bones' of prehistoric horses doesn't work. However, he does confirm that the metacarpals of the Stortford horse are identical with those of the 'pleistocene' horses of Ilford in the Thames Valley and Grantchester.

Dates: 26 October 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 27 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/45
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Irving writes that he has compared a horse skull at the Geological Museum with that of the Stortford skeleton and concludes that the former resembles the two skulls of Ewart's from Newstead. The skull was found in a brick yard in Melton Mowbray. Irving provides a table of comparative measurements for the Stortford and Melton Mowbray horse skulls.

Dates: 27 June 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 14 August 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/40
Scope and Contents Irving asks Ewart for his opinion of the paper concerning the Equus robustus horse type, and encloses a copy of the Section D paper from the British Association. He reports that he saw and handled the horse tooth found in the Piltdown gravels, and he believes it to be part of Equus robustus. He wonders whether it would be worth a short note in Nature, and wonders how far back Equus...
Dates: 14 August 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 22 September 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/46
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Irving writes that he could not get hold of any copies of the abstract of his paper on the Solutré horse, but that his presentation of it went well. He acknowledges Ewart's help with his work with the Equus robustus.

Dates: 22 September 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 26 September 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/47
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Irving writes that he has had the opportunity to inspect several 'mustangs' in a stud, and was struck by their resemblance to the Stortford horse, except in the development of the hind quarters. He speculates that differences in the development of the hind quarters in various breeds may be connected to how hilly their local region is.

Dates: 26 September 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 30 September 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/50
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Irving writes that since he read his paper on the Solutré horse at Birmingham, another molar of Equus robustus has been excavated, and provides measurements. He asks for Ewart's advice on publishing his paper.

Dates: 30 September 1913

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