Russell, Herbrand Arthur, 11th Duke of Bedford, 1858-1940
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 19 December 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states how pleased he is in the interest that Ewart has shown in the young Przewalski's horses, which he had obtained for the Duke of Bedford from Central Asia. He says he will be shortly sending details of the horses. He is selling them for £250 each, but is prepared to let Ewart have one for £150. He has sold all his dun Mongolian mares but has one brown and one black which he is prepared to sell for £7 each. He also encloses 2 photographs of zebras which differ markedly from the...
Dates: 19 December 1901
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry F. Osborn, 07 May 1904
Scope and Contents Osborn writes concerning his forthcoming trip to England and asks if he might meet with Ewart at Woburn Abbey when he will be visiting the Duke of Bedford. He mentions that he will see Ewart's zebra hybrids in St Louis in the autumn and that he will send Ewart a photograph of Neohipparion, 'the most deerlike horse yet discovered'. He states that he will be requiring some images from Ewart to illustrate his lecture series on the evolution of the horse at Columbia...
Dates: 07 May 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 16 January 1902
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be very...
Dates: 16 January 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 13 June 1902
Scope and Contents Osborn states that the pony has arrived safely in New York. He will have the animal photographed for Ewart soon. He mentions not having read the papers by Mendel and Bateson. He announces that he will be writing to the Duke of Bedford to say that he would be interested in receiving the skeleton of one of his Russian horses if one should die. He also states that James Gidley is revising the species of their miocene, and he criticises Othniel Charles Marsh's phylogeny.
Dates: 13 June 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 29 March 1902
Scope and Contents Hayes replies to Ewart's invitation to visit him at Penicuik, stating that is able to put his research to one side in order to make the trip. He adds that the Duke of Bedford has given him the opportunity to take photographs of his Przewalski's horses, some of which he intends to send on to Ewart.
Dates: 29 March 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 16 February 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he accepts the Duke of Bedford's offer. He will try and get Ewart a photograph of the Mysore heifer's head.
Dates: 16 February 1911