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Domestic Animals

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

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.U. Duerst, 14 February 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/3
Scope and Contents Duerst acknowledges receipt of Ewart's paper 'On skulls of horses from the Roman fort at Newstead' and states that he will send Ewart a copy of his own treatise on the animal remains from Anau when he has received it. He proposes that the desert horse from Anau must be the first domestic horse, or else the first desert or oriental horse.
Dates: 14 February 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson, 19 November 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/31
Scope and Contents Patterson writes that he is glad Ewart is pleased with the zebra skin, and that he shot the animal near the Iseolo River. He remarks that it is a shame that zebras are not domesticated, as East Africa badly needs animal transport immune from 'the [Tsetse] fly'.
Dates: 19 November 1909

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/93
Scope and Contents 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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Spencer Ewart, 17 July 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/22
Scope and Contents Spencer Ewart thanks Ewart for his paper on the wild ancestors on the domestic sheep and writes that he is returning the paper applying to be made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of Scotland.
Dates: 17 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W. Koppers, 03 January 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/9/33/1
Scope and Contents Koppers has heard from Breuil of Ewart's articles about domesticated animals and asks whether Ewart would consider publishing any in Anthropos.
Dates: 03 January 1927

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W.P Pycraft, 09 November 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/18
Scope and Contents Pycraft thanks Ewart for sending him his paper on domestic sheep and enquires whether Ewart would be able to send him a copy of Part I.
Dates: 09 November 1915

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

Notes in Ewart's hand quoting from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 01 March 1841, [c. 1910]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/48
Scope and Contents The notes quote from a paper by John Stark, 'On the supposed Progress of Human Society from Savage to Civilized Life, as connected with the Domestication of Animals and the Cultivation of the Cerealia', printed in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 01 March 1841.

The notes, made on University of Edinburgh headed paper, are undated.
Dates: [c. 1910]