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

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 30 November 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/120
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Osborn confirms that he is continuing to gather information regarding his and Ewart's trip to Mexico in February 1905. He also writes that he would like slides made of Ewart's original drawings representing the ontogeny of the horse.

Dates: 30 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 17 May 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/30
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Elwes recommends that Ewart write to the Jardins des Plantes for the carcass of one of the chabin (a goat/sheep hybrid) to ascertain whether or not it is a hybrid, and that someone should inspect and sketch their sheep specimens before they decay much further. He has heard of the existence of a black-faced heath sheep with long curved horns still existing in North Holland which could be related to the old Norfolk sheep.

Dates: 17 May 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Sidney Turner, 20 March 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/8
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Turner writes that he is enclosing some photographs obtained from Count Le Couteulx de Canteleu and mentioning, amongst other things, an illustration that he has done of a supposed stuffed specimen of a fox-bay hybrid now in the possession of the former Chairman of the Kennel Club, Mr Shirley.

Dates: 20 March 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Smith, 29 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/5
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Smith informs Ewart that the drawings of zebras that he had drawn for Dr Prajak three years previously are being reproduced. He had also asked for further drawings to be made but has since lost contact, leaving Smith unsure as to whether he should continue the work. He asks Ewart for any information he can provide on him, as he used to work at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 29 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 11 February 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/12
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Hope discusses some of the nose features of the ponies of which Ewart has sent her pictures, and provides some diagrams. She remarks that the Celtic pony appears to be very different from the ones she remembers in her youth. She states that she wishes to try and breed from her hare if he is still alive when she returns from abroad.

Dates: 11 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 21 September 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/75
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Cecil discusses the engravings, which he has seen in 'Munro's pamphlet', of the Combarelles cave in the Dordogne area of France, which include almost exact reproductions of the heads of horses. He goes on to discuss his discussions with the Hamburg Board of Agriculture about Dartmoor ponies, and mentions that the India Office are expressing a strong interest in acquiring Ewart's hybrids.

Dates: 21 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 03 September 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/69
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Hayes states that he is enclosing two pulls from blocks that he has made from Ewart's son's photograph of a Norwegian pony.

Dates: 03 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 05 September 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/70
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Hayes states that he hopes Ewart received the pulls of blocks he had produced from the negatives of the Norwegian pony and the long-maned pony, bay and foal. He has also recently received some photographs of typical Australian and Chinese ponies. He is pleased that Ewart thinks favourably of the idea of the two of them collaborating on the writing of a book on horse breeding and proposes to first publish a few articles in the Live Stock Journal.

Dates: 05 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 06 March 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/26
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Hayes writes that he has sent an illustration block to Mr Macdonald and has written to Hurst and Blackett to send Ewart cliches of the other blocks. He promises to read Ewart's paper 'On the Origin of the Horse'.

Dates: 06 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Richard Francis Scharff, 19 March 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/9
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Scharff tells Ewart that he is welcome to publish the drawings he is enclosing (drawings not present). He writes that he would like to buy a Przewalski's horse for the Museum, but that the money is needed for refurbishment.

Dates: 19 March 1909