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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Scientific names

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Genetic nomenclature guide - chick, 1995

Identifier: Coll-1362/4/744
Scope and Contents

Located in Roslin Institute Staff Papers 1995. Part 1.

Dates: 1995

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander William Mair, 07 December 1919

Identifier: Coll-14/9/25/2
Scope and Contents

Mair discusses options in potential Latin and Greek nomenclature relating to the wings and feathers of birds.

Dates: 07 December 1919

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur J. Balding, April 1906

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

Balding provides detailed notes on various points arising in Ewart's book The Penycuik Experiments, based on his own experience of animal breeding. The main points he discusses are: delicacy from inbreeding, science in breeding and reversion and infection in telegony. He also provides some information concerning the provenance of the term 'quagga' and observations on white colouration in breeding.

Dates: April 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 27 February 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/6
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Osborn writes that he will be arriving in Mexico later than planned but that he will contact Ewart on arrival. He hopes they will have time for a trip to Metta and to the west before they head north to Chihuahua. He recommends that Ewart learn some horse terminology in Spanish and confirms details of their planned journey.

Dates: 27 February 1905

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 Sir William Ridgeway, 21 June 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/68
Scope and Contents Ridgeway discusses some of Ewart's critiques of the manuscript of his book. He reports that he is troubled about whether he is justified in stating that that the hock callosities are frequently absent in North African horses and ponies and asks Ewart to check a French reference from the work of Sanson. He asks Ewart for the loan of some illustrative blocks. He posits that changes in colour of horses and cattle could be due to domestication, and thanks Ewart for correcting some of his zebra...
Dates: 21 June 1904