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Lectures and Lecturing

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 12 February 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/2
Scope and Contents Lankester writes that he would like to have the Sarawak horse's skull for the British Museum, as well as some Roman horses. He asks Ewart if he would give the Swiney lectures on 'the history and palaeontology of horses' or 'horses of the past and present', as Scharff has postponed giving them until the following year. Lankester states that he believes the preorbital depression in the modern horse's skull once held a gland.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 03 December 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/43
Scope and Contents Ridgeway hopes that Ewart persuaded Scharff to obtain the Achill Island pony for the National Museum. He comments on the reviews of his recently published book The Origin and Influence of the Thoroughbred Horse. He enquires after Ewart's next paper on the tarpan, and asks for any information concerning the Rhind lectures at the University of Edinburgh. He comments that he has a lot of material on the origin of jewellery which could form a book or a course of lectures....