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Scientific expeditions

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Expeditions, Scientific ; Scientific voyages ; Travels ; Voyages, Scientific

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Abbott Herdman, 25 June 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/13
Scope and Contents Herdman responds to Ewart's enquiries about himself by claiming that he had nothing to do with the HMS Challenger expedition, although he was one of Wyville Thomson's 'young men' at the 'Challenger Office'. He goes on to describe his work on the Tunicata collected on the voyage, and provides some more biographical information.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodor Mortensen, 28 June 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/18
Scope and Contents Mortensen writes concerning his query about P. phiale, a type of Pourtalesia, which he is trying to identify correctly from Wyville Thomson's description in his 'Memoir on the Echinoidea of the Porcupine Expedition' (1874) and from A. Agasse's report on the Challenger expedition. He asks if Ewart whether the 'Edinburgh Museum' might have a specimen for him to compare with his own.