Skip to main content


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

Found in 271 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Ernest William MacBride, [c. 02 January 1916]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/2
Scope and Contents

MacBride thanks Ewart for his telegram with the details he needed about Darbishire for his obituary, which he has sent to Nature. He is delighted with Ewart's work on the embryology of the horse, and believes that 'it is only by slow painstaking work of this kind that a real science of Comparative Embryology will ever be built up.' He is glad that Ewart gives no countenance to the 'crook theories' about the layers of the embryo.

The letter is undated.

Dates: [c. 02 January 1916]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Ethel Romanes, 09 May 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/20
Scope and Contents

Romanes congratulates Ewart on his lecture, reports some information about their mutual friends, and tells him that the Croonian Lecture (which Ewart delivered with George John Romanes in 1881) is being reprinted.

Dates: 09 May 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from E.W Allen, 21 May 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/39
Scope and Contents

Allen invites Ewart to prepare an article on the subject of animal breeding and hybridisation for inclusion in the Experiment Station Record.. He goes on to outline the possibilities of setting up a cooperative plan of animal experimentation between experiment stations across the country.

Dates: 21 May 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from E.W Morse, 09 April 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/17
Scope and Contents

Morse supposes that the separates of Ewart's article will have reached him by now. The original drawings will be sent later after copies have been made. He provides details of some publications on the origin of the common fowl. Anything that Ewart publishes on the ancestry of domesticated animals would be greatly appreciated.

Dates: 09 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F.E Dawley, 29 November 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/57
Scope and Contents

Dawley writes that 'Professor W.M Ryder' of Syracuse University has been looking over his flock of Persian Fur Sheep. He asks Ewart to send him a bulletin on sheep breeding.

Dates: 29 November 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank Challice Constable, 06 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/54
Scope and Contents

Constable writes regarding his views on an article from Nature magazine, 'Variation - Germinal and Environmental', about insemination and ovulation in rabbits.

Dates: 06 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank Challice Constable, 16 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/59
Scope and Contents Constable writes concerning the contents of a letter he had sent to Nature relating to the possible connection between the time of copulation of human parents and the sex of the resulting offspring. In an attempt to prove that environmental rather than genital distinctions more greatly influence the gender of a person, he goes on to cite the example of a woman, brought up as a man, and who, to all intents and purposes, showed the distinguishing characteristics of a...
Dates: 16 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G. Grassmann, 01 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/102
Scope and Contents

Grassmann enquires about the name of Ewart's book on telegony.

Dates: 01 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.R Hanson, 26 August 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/12
Scope and Contents

Hanson writes regarding a letter which he had passed on to Ewart that was written to the Modern Farming journal from a Canadian reader and asks if Ewart has replied to him yet. He adds that he hopes to be able to publish something of Ewart's in the Journal before long.

Dates: 26 August 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Graham Renshaw, 02 April 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/11
Scope and Contents

Renshaw explains that he is gathering information for a small book on the quagga and is enquiring whether Ewart knows of any quagga hybrids nurtured in captivity and of any stuffed hybrids in preservation.

Dates: 02 April 1900