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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 215 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Charles True, 26 November 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/32
Scope and Contents True writes that he is glad Ewart has agreed to take part in the Graduate School of Agriculture in July 1910 and that he will write nearer the time to confirm what topics Ewart plans to cover in his lectures.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur James Balfour, 12 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/42
Scope and Contents Balfour states that he has written to Lord Dundas to tell him of his interest in the class of research which the University Court of Edinburgh now have a chance of promoting. He also thanks Ewart for sending him his American Lectures.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Edward Fagan, 05 March 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/5
Scope and Contents Fagan informs Ewart that the Trustees of the British Museum have appointed Ewart Lecturer on the Swiney Foundation for that year and approve his subject 'Horses of the Past and Present'. He asks Ewart for information on when he will come to London and for him to submit a syllabus.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles S. Plumb, 08 November 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/118
Scope and Contents Plumb asks Ewart for a copy of a paper which he presented to the Royal Society in 1902 on a new species of horse. He mentions that he has used lantern slides in his own lectures showing some of Ewart's work on telegony and regrets not introducing himself to Ewart at the Royal Agricultural Show at York in 1900. He mentions his own work in the instruction in breeds, breeding, feeding and management of domestic animals at Ohio State University.

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 Edwin Ray Lankester, 30 April [1907]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/12
Scope and Contents Lankester writes that the box of Roman horse bones has arrived and asks Ewart to confirm what dates he will be giving his twelve Swiney lectures.

The year is not written on the letter.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Ethel Romanes, 09 May 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/20
Scope and Contents Romanes congratulates Ewart on his lecture, reports some information about their mutual friends, and tells him that the Croonian Lecture (which Ewart delivered with George John Romanes in 1881) is being reprinted.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from E.W Morse, 19 December 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/81
Scope and Contents Morse writes that the report containing Ewart's lectures will be ready shortly, and he wishes to know how many separates of Ewart's article he would like to have for distribution. He will be unable to do anything concerning the distribution of breeds in India so he hopes Ewart will, and also that Ewart will make a large collection of skulls from India in adult and embryonic forms. Ewart would also need someone in India to measure all the breeds, and to have a uniform system of measuring. He...

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick G. Taylor, 25 October 1923

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/29/1
Scope and Contents Taylor writes to enclose an account of Ewart's lecture at Armidale, and he promises to also send a better account from another newspaper as well as some of his wool samples.

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

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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?]'