Societies and Clubs
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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Samuel is asking for some advice as to whether the offspring of consanguineous relationships are more likely to be mentally and physically impaired than the offspring of unrelated parents. He has in his possession correspondence with the Zoological Society in London (of which he is a Fellow) regarding the practice of inbreeding amongst the animals, while his interests lie more with inbreeding in consanguineous human relationships. He questions whether they are not a violation of nature and...
Dates: 31 January 1902
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that the Zoological Society no longer wishes to keep his three-year old Soay ram, and he wonders whether the Edinburgh Zoological Society might like him. He asks whether Ewart knows of anyone who will make him cloth made from Moorit wool.
Dates: 23 November 1921
Scope and Contents Hadden asks Ewart's opinion of who would make the best secretary for the Zoological Society, and recounts her visit to the Zoo at Clifton, while painting miniatures for Ewart.
Dates: 25 March 1903
Scope and Contents Pocock writes that the only specimens of long and fat-tailed sheep that he knows of in England are at Woburn. He is afraid Ewart will never get hold of an Ovis poli or Ovis ammon, as the Zoological Society has only had one in the course of its history and they are practically unobtainable. He asks whether Ewart could make do with Ovis vignei, as all the Asiatic sheep are very close. He offers to run a Vignei ram...
Dates: 04 October 1917
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he hopes to see Ewart at the Zoological Society's meeting in February where they can discuss arrangements for Alexander taking the mare.
Dates: 28 January 1911
Scope and Contents Mitchell writes concerning the fact that Gadow's paper concerning feathers has been accepted for publication by the Publication Committee of the Zoological Society of London despite the paper not having a satisfactory conclusion.
Dates: 26 March 1921
Scope and Contents Ridgeway writes concerning the confusion over the provenance of the Ward's zebra skin to which Ridgeway refers in a paper for the Proceedings of the Zoological Society. He asks Ewart to confirm that the skin came from the Lombori Hills, as Rowland Ward are now asking Ridgeway to settle the matter.
Dates: 02 November 1909