Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box MS 2930-MS 2931: Series Coll-43/6
Identifier: BAI 2/3
Scope and Contents General Assembly consists of:
- correspondence and notes
- General Assembly papers, flyers and tickets
- newspapers and cuttings
Scope and Contents Buck sends Christmas greetings to the Ewarts and reminisces about their meeting at the Pan-Pacific Science Congress in Australia. He writes that the Board of Maori Ethnological Research has been busy and that they have established a Maori Improvement Fund to promote practical and higher education among the Maori people. He also reports that the Government has granted him leave to accompany an American scientific expedition into Polynesia.
Scope and Contents Le Souef wonders if Ewart has published anything concerning the small South American dogs that he considered as progenitors to the terriers. He has been trying to get the small racoon-like dog from Japan but they are very scarce, and he hopes someone can prove that they are the ancestors of the Pekinese type before they become extinct. He asks whether there was ever a Professor Ridgeway at the University of Edinburgh. He writes that the new large aquarium in Taronga Park is proving successful,...
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has been invited to the Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association meeting in Perth. He does not think wild sheep could be used in the improvement of British wool. He is also doubtful whether a cross between a Blackface and Soay sheep would be able to withstand the climate of the West Highlands, or whether the lower quality of their meat and wool would render the experiment worthwhile. He believes the Blackface-Cheviot or Blackface-Shetland cross would be preferable and would...
Scope and Contents Elwes reports that Bateson did not have any particular ideas about the Iceland wool, but that he invited Elwes to read a short paper on the subject at the meeting of the British Association at Portsmouth, which prompted a discussion. He has heard that the Development Commissioners are prepared to establish breeding and experimental stations, and thinks Ewart may do valuable work. He remarks that Colonel Malcolm of Poltalloch has offered him an island which he is going to visit the following...
Scope and Contents Forsyth provides some family details and information about the meeting of the Congested Districts Board at which Forsyth argued the case for Ewart's 'Pony Report'. He also reports meeting with the new Secetary of State for Scotland, 'Tullibardine' of Blair Atholl and a pony salesman.
Scope and Contents Forsyth lists the ponies which he proposes that the Congested Districts Board should take over from Ewart. He asks Ewart to check the list in advance of the Board's meeting and states that Lord Arthur Cecil may be asked to fix the prices for them.
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips notes that, in the agenda for the next 'Advisory Council' meeting, the Board of Agriculture scheme for the purchase of brood mares will be coming up for discussion, and hopes for Ewart's support of his opinions.