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Lectures and Lecturing

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

Found in 258 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Webb Headley, 03 October [1903]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/108
Scope and Contents Headley informs Ewart that the Fabian Society have asked him to lecture on the bearing of Weismannism on modern social questions. He challenges Ewart's statement that enfeeblement in pigeons can be traced to an illness in the parents at the time of conception as being more allied to Lamarckism. Headley suggests that this is more likely to be due to lack of food supply to the egg.

The date on the letter does not include a year, but another hand has noted '[1903?]'
Dates: 03 October [1903]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from H. Bergsen (in French), 14 July 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/20
Scope and Contents Bergson thanks Ewart for his letter and writes that he doesn't know the Abbé Breuil personally although he has written to him. Breuil has replied to say that he does not speak English but that he has illustrative slides which will help those who do not know much French.
Dates: 14 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Harry Sanderson, 02 April 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/16
Scope and Contents Sanderson writes that he has had to close the mill due to a coal shortage, but he will send Ewart some cloth samples shortly. He is also sending him a sample of Alpaca wool showing the different colours and enquires whether Ewart will give a lecture on sheep to his Technical School students.
Dates: 02 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Harry Sanderson, 10 April 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/18
Scope and Contents Sanderson is glad Ewart has agreed to give a lecture at the Technical College. He encloses samples of cashmere and camel hair (not present) for comparison with the Alpaca.
Dates: 10 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry F. Osborn, 07 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/48
Scope and Contents Osborn writes concerning his forthcoming trip to England and asks if he might meet with Ewart at Woburn Abbey when he will be visiting the Duke of Bedford. He mentions that he will see Ewart's zebra hybrids in St Louis in the autumn and that he will send Ewart a photograph of Neohipparion, 'the most deerlike horse yet discovered'. He states that he will be requiring some images from Ewart to illustrate his lecture series on the evolution of the horse at Columbia...
Dates: 07 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 06 September [1911]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/53
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...
Dates: 06 September [1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 08 June 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/39
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he will read Ewart's lecture on the origin of domesic animals with great interest. He has asked for some photographs of sheep skulls in the Museum at Cambridge. He reports that he has received a letter from Hudson Beare asking Elwes' opinion of Ewart's farm at Fairslacks, as someone has objected to it being too high and cold.
Dates: 08 June 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Terras, 27 January 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/7
Scope and Contents Terras thanks Ewart on behalf of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh for sending an obituary of Dr George Allman, and enquires when he might be willing to give his paper to the Society.
Dates: 27 January 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Jackson, 21 December 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/138
Scope and Contents Jackson invites Ewart to give a lecture on 'symmetry and assymetry in animal life' or a related subject to the Ambidextral Culture Society, of which he is Honorary Secretary.
Dates: 21 December 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Jackson, 14 January 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/4
Scope and Contents Jackson asks again if Ewart would be willing to deliver a lecture to the Ambidextral Culture Society on 'Asymmentry in Animals'.
Dates: 14 January 1904