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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Certificates, Diplomas, Letters of Appointment, 1870-1927

Identifier: Coll-14/2
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Contains certificates from Ewart's time as a medical student at the University of Edinburgh, letters of appointment to the professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh and certificates of membership/fellowship to various societies, including the Royal Society.

Dates: 1870-1927

Certificates from the Royal College of Surgeons, 1878

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-14/2/5
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Contains: excerpts of a meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons confirming Ewart's qualification to lecture in Anatomy, a diploma in midwifery, certificate in surgery and pharmaceutics, and a graduation certificate from the Royal College of Surgeons containing signatures of the Professors of Faculty.

Dates: 1878

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from B.L Seawell, 07 October 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/24
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Seawell, a former pupil of Ewart's, writes as a teacher of biology at a State Normal School in Warrensburg, Missouri, where he has recently been conducting general botany and zoology research. In particular he has been investigating the ecological relations of the life-forms of a series of small freshwater lakes in the area. He would like to know how he might go about studying for the degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 07 October 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hubert Massey Whittell, 19 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/86
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Whittell introduces himself as one of Ewart's old Zoology students in the summer session of 1900. He asks if Ewart could enquire on his behalf whether the University of Edinburgh would consider Whittell's medical examinations as equivalent to those required for entry into the militia.

Dates: 19 August 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Richard Ainsworth-Davis, 06 January 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/2
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Ainsworth-Davis states that he is interested in the proposed developments in Veterinary Science at the University of Edinburgh and that he has written a letter about certain points raised in the Draft Ordinance relating to Veterinary Degrees. He invites Ewart to show the letter to his colleagues and goes on to outline his experience in the field and his opinions on the state of veterinary studies.

Dates: 06 January 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.S Martyn, 15 June 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/67
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Martyn, who was a Pure Science student at the University of Edinburgh and now based at St Stephen's College in Delhi, requests that Ewart send him a certificate to confirm his attendance at Edinburgh, as he has not been able to increase his income.

Dates: 15 June 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from R. du Bois-Reymond, 17 February 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/4
Scope and Contents R. du Bois-Reymond thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his Penycuik Experiments. He discusses the position of veterinary surgeons in Germany and the qualifications that they can take. The writer cites the views of a Professor Mank, his superior, that the standing of the veterinarian is not viewed as being at the same level as that of a doctor, and in order for this to change their preparatory training would have to be the same. The major obstacle to this happening...
Dates: 17 February 1901

License from the Home Department to practice Anatomy in the New School of Medicine, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, 23 September 1878

Identifier: Coll-14/2/7
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The license bears wax seal with a Whitehall stamp and is signed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department.

Dates: 23 September 1878

Personal papers of and relating to Kenneth Murchison, 1770-1938

Identifier: Coll-51/2/1
Scope and Contents 1 Reproduction of portrait by Raeburn (advertisement in Connoisseur, November 1938), with letter of Henry Raeburn to K. Murchison, 2 July 1793. The price of the portait was 18.18s.0d. + frame £3.10s.6d. 4 items. 2 Probate of will. 5 fols, vellum. With Extracts, 3 fols. 3 Five certificates in surgery, midwifery, etc., London, 1771-1772. 4 Matriculation of armorial bearings, Edinburgh, Lyon Office, 16 June 1788, with seal, in...
Dates: 1770-1938