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Found in 271 Collections and/or Records:

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

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...
Dates: 08 May 1930

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 13 September 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/5
Scope and Contents Barker asks Ewart to confirm what he wishes to do with the patterns that have been sent to him. He writes that he is enclosing two samples of cotton in the hope that Ewart might be able to get photomicrographs illustrating the special properties that the cottons possess. He wonders whether they should get photomicrographs for the report on Scotch wools which he wishes to see printed as soon as possible. He reports that Stordy has offered them some Merino rams bred in the Andes which he...
Dates: 13 September 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 13 July 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/8
Scope and Contents

Barker asks Ewart to send him the skins of the Shetland and the Siberian-Shetland cross and seeks permission to mention Ewart's work and forthcoming book in an article he is writing for The Graphic. He also asks if Ewart would be willing to talk about the exhibits at Bradford the following week.

Dates: 13 July 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 23 August 1928

Identifier: Coll-14/9/34/5
Scope and Contents

Barker writes that he has recently taken on 13 Peruvian-Wensleydale sheep crosses and reports that the wool is excellent. He hopes that Ewart will soon be quite fit again to continue with his book on sheep and wool as 'no one else can record what you can record.'

Dates: 23 August 1928

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 08 April 1930

Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/4
Scope and Contents

Barker writes that he will be sending Ewart his completed thesis shortly, and that he has just finished an article on wool for Cambridge University.

Dates: 08 April 1930

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alec F.R Wollaston, 19 December 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/61
Scope and Contents

Wollaston writes that he hopes Ewart will allow him to publish his letter in Country Life, and hopes that it will encourage people to make experiments along the lines he has suggested.

Dates: 19 December 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from [Alexander] Aubrecht, 29 May 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/23
Scope and Contents

Aubrecht thanks Ewart for replying to his letter concerning the young man seeking career advice, and suggests that Ewart's acquaintance, Lord Arthur Cecil, could be an advantageous introduction. He also thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his Penycuik Experiments.

Dates: 29 May 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Waddell, 15 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/101
Scope and Contents

Waddell writes of his interest in Ewart's zebra cross-breeding experiments after seeing an article in the Evening Paper. He asks whether he might be able to see the results of his experiments before his return to Nairobi.

Dates: 15 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 17 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/7
Scope and Contents

Keene states that he has submitted his offer of two zebrules for use as pack animals, to the Indian government. He also wonders whether he might have another copy of Ewart's Penycuik Experiments, as he has lost the first copy he sent him. He asks if it will be possible for zebra hybrids to inter-breed. He also refers to the African trade in zebra hides and expresses concern for the potential destruction of the species.

Dates: 17 March 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 04 August [1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/20
Scope and Contents

Keene writes that the Government of India have lately purchased four stallions in order to try and breed zebrules but that Colonel Good has informed him that they have been unable to get the zebras to serve the young mares. He asks for Ewart's advice and for his recommendations on horse breeding books.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 04 August [1905]