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Gifts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

A Raja's Dali, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/207
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of men with pots and baskets of fruit and vegetables and a lamb that were given to them by the Raja of Keonjhar as a 'dali' or present in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes', 1854-1861

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3
Scope and Contents The Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' sub-series consists of: pen and ink sketches by Edward Forbes (c1854) letters from and to contributors and collaborators (1854-1861) letters to and from the publisher Alexander MacMillan (1860-1861) letters to and from the printer Thomas Constable (1860-1861) list of...

Letter to Edith F. Ewart from Henry Monteith, with enclosed letter to Monteith from Cecile Whittingham, 20 February 1924

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/4
Scope and Contents Monteith provides some information concerning her sister's travel to Sydney. The letter to Monteith from Whittingham, dated 16 February, acknowledges the £1 donation to the Sampson Orchestra Appeal from Mrs Ewart and confirms that sufficient funds have now been received to enable the orchestra to be permanently established in Brisbane. Also attached is a receipt of the £1 donation, signed by Whittingham, and a newspaper clipping acknowledging the donation as being from...

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from D.B Montefiore, 28 November 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/131
Scope and Contents Montefiore requests a donation from Ewart to raise support for the London Show.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Reverend David Sutherland, 24 November 1902

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/93
Scope and Contents Sutherland requests that Ewart continues to donate a sum of money to enable a member of the Erskine United Free Church to continue to receive benefit from the Aged Christian Friend Society of Scotland.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Samuel Henry Butcher, 17 December 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/125
Scope and Contents Butcher consents to act as trustee of Ewart's marriage settlement and says he has sent him a wedding present.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from the Director of the Royal Scottish Museum, 16 July 1930

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/8
Scope and Contents The letter thanks Ewart for the donation to the Royal Scottish Museum of a Mallard duckling wing showing the succession of two down plumages and feather plumage.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 02 September 1898

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/22
Scope and Contents Blunt replies to Ewart's acceptance of the gift of a filly. He encloses details of the filly's breeding. He also enquires in what published work he could find details of the fossil of the horse as originally traced by Huxley and Marsh, as he is hoping to begin a genealogy of the Arabian horse.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton, 05 March 1880

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/1
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton asking him to suggest 100 possible British and Irish recipients for gratuitous copies of his monograph on the volcanic geology of Utah: Report on the Geology of the High Plateaus of Utah, with Atlas, ( 1880) Includes a pencil list of possible recipients.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edmonston and Douglas, 19 June 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/9
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edmonston and Douglas handing him a list of persons to whom a presentation copy of Memoir of Edward Forbes, ( 1861) have been sent.