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Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 25 May 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/33
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has not seen anything of the paper on Scotch sheep which was to be published in The Scottish Naturalist and of which Ewart was to correct the proofs. He mentions a skull and skin of fat-tailed sheep from Central Asia which is now at the British Museum. He has spoken to Lydekker about stuffing other breeds which are not at present represented in the Domestic Animals gallery, but he has been told that there is not enough space and money. However,...
Dates: 25 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hubert R. Catchpole, 01 November 1933

Identifier: Coll-14/9/38/5
Scope and Contents Catchpole enquires whether copies of Ewart's pamphlet 'A critical period in the development of the horse' are still available, as he is working on problems surrounding the appearance during early pregnancy of sex hormones in the blood stream of the mare.
Dates: 01 November 1933

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Sidney Turner, 02 November 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/14
Scope and Contents Turner writes that he is sending Ewart two papers with Turner's articles on hybrids (not present). He also enquires whether there are any photographs yet of the new foal hybrid, and if he could reproduce them.
Dates: 02 November 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 31 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/35
Scope and Contents Forsyth thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies', which Forsyth says will form the first part of the report which he proposes to bring out the Congested District Board. He writes that he has written to Tullibardine offering to visit Atholl.
Dates: 31 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, [1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/45
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that he has sent on the draft 'Sire and Service of Mares' from 1906 to Mackintosh and would be glad of any rough notes on the Monkstadt ponies (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board). The back of the letter contains notes in Ewart's hand on a list of names to whom he has sent his 'Tarpan' paper (possibly 'The Tarpan and its Relationship with Wild and Domestic Horses').

Letter is undated but likely to be from the year 1905.
Dates: [1905]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Ritchie, 02 September 1928

Identifier: Coll-14/9/34/6
Scope and Contents Ritchie provides details about a paper he has seen in Nature concerning the moulting of the Hoatzin bird from down into feathers. He wonders whether Ewart should try to obtain a loan of the specimens or a sample of the down for examination.
Dates: 02 September 1928

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Wilson, 03 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/86
Scope and Contents Wilson enquires if Ewart still has a paper which Wilson loaned to him, Thomas McKenny Hughes' The Evolution of British Cattle (1894), as he would like to use it for some slides he is preparing.
Dates: 03 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Jannette May Lucas, 22 February 1918

Identifier: Coll-14/9/24/2
Scope and Contents Lucas enquires on behalf of Henry Fairfield Osborn whether Ewart has a copy of his (Ewart's) paper 'The Development of the Skeleton of the Limbs of the Horse' which appeared in the Journal of Anatomy and Physiology, as Osborn has misplaced his. Lucas also requests that Ewart informs Osborn whether more than two parts were ever published.
Dates: 22 February 1918

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.B Jessen, 14 April 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/9
Scope and Contents Jessen asks Ewart to clarify his term 'the Norse horse' in his essay 'The Multiple Origins of Horses and Ponies' by confirming whether it means the Norwegian horse or the Norman horse.
Dates: 14 April 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.B Robertson, 15 January 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/12
Scope and Contents Robertson comments on Ewart's paper on the development of the horse, particularly on the 'three-toed phase' in early embryonic life. He wonders whether there is any appreciable difference between the embryo of an Arab or thoroughbred mare and a Shire. He imagines that the three-toed stage would persist for two or three days or longer in the case of heavy, coarse breeds.
Dates: 15 January 1916