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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas H. Dale, 06 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/28
Scope and Contents Dale, writing from South Africa, enquires about Ewart's zebra hybrids and questions whether they 'are not the transport animal of the future', particularly with regard to South Africa. He states his intention to induce the Department of Agriculture of the colony in the Transvaal to experiment with different zebra hybrids and would be glad of any advice Ewart can give. He asks if Ewart can send him a replacement copy of the illustrated catalogue for the York Agricultural Show (1900). He asks...
Dates: 06 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Noack, 02 December 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/26
Scope and Contents

Noack informs Ewart of his concern that his collection of original drawings and photographs of zebras have not been returned to him as promised. Noack writes that he loaned this collection to a Dr J.P Prajak of the University of Edinburgh for Prajak's projected book 'Striped Horses of Africa'. Noack urges Ewart to ensure that the collection is returned to him.

Dates: 02 December 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Walter Southwood, 01 March 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/4
Scope and Contents

Southwood writes concerning The Horses of the British Empire that he will allow the description of the figures occupying part or whole of the page opposite the plate and invites Ewart to submit the further copy that he has suggested.

Dates: 01 March 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 27 July 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/9
Scope and Contents

Tegetmeier thanks Ewart for his letter and adds that he would like to publish the photograph of the 'foal' at an appropriate time. He also suggests he could easily procure photographs or drawings of a Somali ass and a young Burchell zebra at the zoo, since those of Lady Valerie Meux are not so readily obtainable.

Dates: 27 July 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Ridgeway, 24 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/18
Scope and Contents

Ridgeway thanks Ewart for permission to use Ewart's drawings and photographs in his book, particularly of the Iceland and Hebridean pony, and states that he will send Ewart the manuscript proofs soon.

Dates: 24 February 1904

Letter to Professor Stewart from John Gamgee, 09 March 1894

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/2
Scope and Contents

Gamgee replies to Stewart's request for information about the drawing 'Eclipse' contained within Gamgee and Law's book General and Descriptive Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (1861). He refers Stewart to Professor Ewart for assistance in procuring the book and any original drawings.

Dates: 09 March 1894

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Greta Busch, 01 May 1934

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L812
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1 May 1934, Greta Busch to Donald Tovey. Discussing acquiring Bocklein illustrations for Tovey, and expressing concern for home and family. Holograph signed.

Dates: 01 May 1934

Letter to the Secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from Alexander S. Huth, 08 October 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/41
Scope and Contents

Huth writes that he is sending Ewart the original and proofs of the zebra plate and requests to have the original back when going to press. He requests the plates already printed of 'Agar' and 'Marshall and Jolly'.

Dates: 08 October 1907
Livre de Raison p. 382-383: French folk songs, and illustrations representing a townswoman from Dover and an oyster seller from Granville (top), and a couple from Castile, Spain (bottom)
Livre de Raison p. 382-383: French folk so...

Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It...
Dates: c 1820-1830

Photographs and illustrations, 1878-1923

Identifier: Coll-14/4
Scope and Contents

Contains various portraits of Ewart as well as photographs of his hybrid horse/zebras.

Dates: 1878-1923