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Extinction (Biology)

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Edith F. Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 12 November 1926

Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/8
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Le Souef acknowledges safe receipt of the cloth. He writes that he has enjoyed his shooting trip and is reluctant to leave, but he will be sailing for France shortly. The Wild Animals of Australasia has just come out and he hopes it will prove useful to zoologists. He is organising a long trip through North Australia where he hopes to collect many new specimens of animals before they are wiped out.

Dates: 12 November 1926

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 Alfred Keene, 17 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/7
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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 John T. Mackenzie, 05 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/109
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Mackenzie writes that he is glad the St Kilda ewe arrived with Ewart safely. He states that as far as he knows the Skye pony is extinct and reports that his black mare has foaled.

Dates: 05 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Spencer Ewart, 13 June 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/12
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Spencer Ewart writes to ask James Cossar Ewart if his friend Lieutenant Colonel Congreve may write to him about the Chartley herd of white wild cattle which Congreve is trying to save from extinction.

Dates: 13 June 1905

Note which reads '...throughout Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Nor are they were yet extinct. 12 05', c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/174
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Note which reads '...throughout Highlands and Islands of Scotland. nore are they were yet extinct. 12 05'. The text is written on a scrap of paper in ink but the numbers are written in pencil.

Dates: c1872

Notebook No.105, 27 September 1842 - 10 December 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/105
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains diverse notes on geology of Perthshire, London, and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, and proceedings likely of the Geological Society of London. Starts with the inclusion of a poem by Thomas Moore. The index also appears to feature the first mention to Hamilton Couper by Lyell, who notes his paper. The index is written on the final three pages of the notebook, the front and back covers are blank. ...
Dates: 27 September 1842 - 10 December 1842