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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 05 January 1918

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/24/1

Scope and Contents

Osborn writes that he will shortly send Ewart a revision of the Equidae, which he calls 'a dry, exhausting piece of work, which is, however, absolutely essential for the more interesting monograph which I trust will follow one day.' He reports that the Celtic pony is now in full coat and is not typical. As it lacks many of the specific characters on which Ewart established the subspecies, he requests again the skeleton and skin of the type.

Dates

  • 05 January 1918

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 leaf

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Biographical / Historical

Osborn probably refers to his work Equidae of the Oligocene, Miocene and Pliocene of North America published as part of Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume 2, Part 1 (1918).

Extent

From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location

CLX-A-1138

Physical Description

1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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