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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Robert Harrison, 10 July 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/18
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Harrison writes that he has the permission of the President of the Royal Society in giving back to Ewart the plates of his paper on the Ancestors of Horses. He is also sending Ewart a copy of the paper itself on loan.

Dates: 10 July 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Arthur Keith, 18 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/36
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Keith writes from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and provides sketches of three zebra skulls.

Dates: 18 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Arthur Keith, 25 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/41
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Keith provides two front-view sketches of [zebra?] skulls, with measurements.

Dates: 25 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, 20 June [1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/14
Scope and Contents Lankester writes that he has heard from Ewart's return from South America from Lord Arthur Cecil. He asks if he may have the paper Ewart promised him on the chestnuts of the horse being a question of gland structure, to be published in the Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. He is able to give Ewart space to publish the plates he showed him illustrating the later development of the horse embryo. The year is not written on the letter, but as...
Dates: 20 June [1905]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Theodore Andrea Cooke, 01 February 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/3
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Cook offers to publish Ewart's article on horse breeding in The Field and enquires whether there are any diagrams or photographs Ewart wishes to include.

Dates: 01 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 28 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/9
Scope and Contents Ridgeway states that he would very much appreciate a cliche of 'Matopo' (a zebra stallion). He adds that he has some blocks of the Kilimanjaro and Somali zebra that would be of interest to Ewart in his research on the zebra. He thinks that his knowledge of the Achaen horse would be of interest to Ewart, as he believes them to be the same as both the small horses of Northern Britain in the time of Caesar, and those of the Danube area. He discusses the spread of the horse into Africa. He...
Dates: 28 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 05 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/29
Scope and Contents Ridgeway thanks Ewart for a block that he has lent him and says that he is at last returning Salensky's paper. He states that he is gratified to find that the tarpan is an original wild Equid and not a feral horse. He asks if Ewart has any data about Cossack ponies, which he supposes are more or less mixed like the Shetlands, and wonders if Ewart has any questions about Barbary horses for Walter Harris, with whom Ridgeway has been in touch. He then goes on to mention early Greek sources for...
Dates: 05 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 21 June 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/68
Scope and Contents Ridgeway discusses some of Ewart's critiques of the manuscript of his book. He reports that he is troubled about whether he is justified in stating that that the hock callosities are frequently absent in North African horses and ponies and asks Ewart to check a French reference from the work of Sanson. He asks Ewart for the loan of some illustrative blocks. He posits that changes in colour of horses and cattle could be due to domestication, and thanks Ewart for correcting some of his zebra...
Dates: 21 June 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 11 July 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/75
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Ridgeway writes that he will write to Sanson for details of his North African horses. He thanks Ewart for his help with proofreading and for the loan of his illustrative blocks.

Dates: 11 July 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 29 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/93
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Ridgeway states that it is most probable that the Libyan horse in a wild state had more strongly defined stripes than when domesticated and refers to Azara's example of wild and tame cattle in South America differing in colours. He writes that if Ewart agrees he will insert this into the revised last chapter of his book. He has heard that Pocock is going to publish the bay quagga as a new variety or species and asks Ewart to send him an illustrative block of the Hebridean stallion.

Dates: 29 August 1904