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

Found in 184 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Harriet Grace Katherine Campbell, 03 July 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/24
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Campbell writes that she and her husband are willing to donate the goose-swan hybrid to the Edinburgh Zoological Society and that she will wire the Secretary once it has been captured and brought to the Gardens. She invites Ewart to visit them at Garscube to see the birds on the river.

Dates: 03 July 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 16 December 1924

Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/11
Scope and Contents Wood writes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries providing details of the investigations into the improvement of wool at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the University of Leeds, the Woollen Research Association and the University College of North Wales. One item in the programme concerns the results of introducing Merino blood into certain British hill breeds. He states that in later crossings it may be desirable to use Australian or New Zealand merinos but for...
Dates: 16 December 1924

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Nellie Hadden, 25 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/36
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Peter Ewing, 07 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/111
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Ewing invites Ewart to give a lecture to the Glasgow Natural History Society.

Dates: 07 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Philip Lutley Sclater, 15 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/20
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Sclater enquires whether Ewart would like to give a lecture on the subject of horses and zebras in either April or May. The Zoological Society of London would like to draw attention to their collections of these animals.

Dates: 15 March 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from R.B Greig, 11 February 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/7
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Greig writes that the Development Commissioners are to meet the Board of Agriculture and representatives of the cattle breeding societies to discuss their scheme. They are proposing to set aside £200 a year to pay for Ewart's travelling expenses and for small experiments which he might conduct for the Board with cattle and sheep. He also proposes to name Ewart as an adviser.

Dates: 11 February 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Reginald Innes Pocock, 04 October 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/9
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Richard Francis Scharff, 29 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/10
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Scharff informs Ewart that Ewart was elected an honorary member of the Royal Zoological Society of Ireland at the annual meeting of the Society.

Dates: 29 January 1903

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 Robert Somerville, 16 July 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/11
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Somerville enquires as to whether Ewart would be willing to give a lecture on the occasion of the semi-jubilee of the Dunfermline Naturalists' Society.

Dates: 16 July 1927