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Genealogy

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

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Hay Caird, 06 February 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/11
Scope and Contents Caird outlines some personality traits and physical characteristics of his father and grandfather. He discusses other family resemblances, the origins of the family name and other genealogical information.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 05 February 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/11
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.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Spencer Ewart, 03 February [1904]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/10
Scope and Contents Ewart writes concerning the family history he is writing about his own branch of the Ewart family and asks Ewart if he would like to contribute a brief autobiography.

The year is not written on the letter.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W. Coldstream, 11 September 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/72
Scope and Contents Coldstream enquires whether Ewart might consider publishing his paper Reminiscences of Professor Allman. He states that he is also trying to compile information about his late father, who contributed to the Encyclopedia of Physiology, and asks if Ewart is familiar with this.

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

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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.

Ms volume of genealogies of Scottish families, drawn up by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1568, Volume: Coll-1802 / SC-Acc-2017-0034, n/a: data_value_missing_139f29e7ae95ceeecdaad016eb384b42
Identifier: Coll-1802
Content Description This genealogical manuscript volume relating to Scottish families, by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, bears the bookplate of Robert Graham, a literary patron of Robert Burns.
The title-page is noted as...: 'A collection of the most remarkable accounts that relate to the families of Scotland, drawn from their own charters [...] By Sir George Mackenzie'.
264 ms leaves, contemporary quarter calf over boards.

Note about Allan Mòr Mac Mhic Mhurachaidh, 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/36
Scope and Contents Note about Allan Mòr Mac Mhic Mhurachaidh brother of Allan Donn Mac Mhic Mhurachaidh after whom he was named. It states that Allan Mòr was the youngest of the family and 'had a brig - long fr[om] Ruhuinish' [Rubha Hunis/Rubha Hunish, Isle of Skye/An t-Eilean Sgitheanach].

Note on the origin of the name Geikie, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-99/10/14
Scope and Contents Brief account of the origin of the Geikie surname, suggesting it is not, as has been claimed, a corruption of MacGregor or its variants.

Notes on a Celtic runic cross in Barra and Fearchar Johnson, 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/25
Scope and Contents Notes entitled 'Celtic Runic Cross' which stood at the head of the tunga [tomb] of Fearchar Johnson [Farquhar Johnson] in Barra [Barraigh] and the subsequent theft of the stone. Also notes about Johnson and his family, including his flight to Barra from Mull [Muile] and his family's emigration to Cape Breton, Canada.