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

Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.J Pressland, 27 January 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/6
Scope and Contents Pressland offers information on heredity, following a paper Ewart gave at the Royal Society in London. He cites several instances of cattle with exceptional colouring.
Dates: 27 January 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 08 May 1930

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/6
Scope and Contents Le Souef wonders if Ewart has published anything concerning the small South American dogs that he considered as progenitors to the terriers. He has been trying to get the small racoon-like dog from Japan but they are very scarce, and he hopes someone can prove that they are the ancestors of the Pekinese type before they become extinct. He asks whether there was ever a Professor Ridgeway at the University of Edinburgh. He writes that the new large aquarium in Taronga Park is proving successful,...
Dates: 08 May 1930

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Charles True, 08 October 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/26
Scope and Contents True invites Ewart to become a member of the Graduate School of Agriculture, organised by the Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations, and asks him to deliver a course of five lectures and two seminars during the session in Iowa in July 1910.
Dates: 08 October 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 04 June 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/13
Scope and Contents Balfour expresses her hope that the Highland and Agricultural Society gives him a grant to continue his experiments and thanks Ewart for accepting her financial assistance. She goes on to discuss the 'infection' of telegony and the positioning of animal markings and gradations in colour on zebras and horses.
Dates: 04 June 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arnold Frobisher, 21 April 1928

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/34/3
Scope and Contents Frobisher enquires as to whether Ewart would be willing to sit on a newly formed Co-ordinating Research Committee of the British Research Association for the Woollen and Worsted Industries.
Dates: 21 April 1928

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Samuel, 31 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/6
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Augusta Lamont, 27 June 1927

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/9
Scope and Contents Lamont writes that she will forward a sample of the wool from the Blackface sheep belonging to her brother which was awarded the prize for 'best fleece manufacturing purposes' at the Dunoon Agricultural Society's show that year. She would be interested to hear what Ewart has to say about the wool.
Dates: 27 June 1927

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.W Russell, 27 May 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/15
Scope and Contents Russell invites Ewart to stay with him and his wife during the coming meetings of the British Association in Glasgow in September.
Dates: 27 May 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cargill Gilston Knott, with enclosed letter to Knott from Alexander Seton Huth, 22 December 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/23
Scope and Contents Knott asks Ewart what he wishes to do about having pictures printed from the plate of Ewart's zebra to illustrate a paper that was to be have been published in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

The letter from Huth to Knott, dated 20 December, enquires whether he can print off the plate as it has been on stone for a number of years.
Dates: 22 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Mackinnon Douglas, 21 March 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/19
Scope and Contents Douglas agrees with Ewart that funding would not be forthcoming from the Development Commissioners at present. Although he is in favour of the Highland and Agricultural Society supporting Ewart's work, he fears that the Directors will not agree, as at present they are disinclined to spend the Society's money on purely scientific research. However, if Ewart puts in an application, he will do his best for it in the Committee.
Dates: 21 March 1916