Cockerell, Theodore Dru Alison, 1866-1948 (American naturalist)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Clemens writes regarding Cockerell's arrangement to supply Ewart with some dun-coloured horses. Clemens is now ready to supply Ewart or Cockerell with any animal from his herds which might be useful for experimental purposes; he would also be happy to supply Ewart with skulls or other anatomical parts for analysis.
Dates: 21 June 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil states that he is returning Cockerell's letter. He goes on to discuss the arrangements for a horse show and mentions trying to persuade Herbrand Arthur Russell (the Duke of Bedford) to attend the show and purchase a hybrid. He discusses the similarities between the moorland breeds and the brown donkey.
The letter is undated.
The letter is undated.
Dates: [c. January 1902]
Scope and Contents Cockerell thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Arab and Roman-nosed horses, and a paper on Connemara ponies. He describes the doubling of the sale price of horses due to British government agents buying up western ponies wholesale to ship to South Africa. He advises that, if the ponies are shipped to London on the way, Ewart might get the chance to examine and buy any horse he wanted. Following Ewart's admission that he had never heard of the Manx rabbit, Mr Cockerell explains to him that...
Dates: 20 March 1901
Scope and Contents Cockerell describes a project that one of his students is working on concerning the variation of New Mexican horse skulls. He provides a variety of skull measurements, commenting on their great variation, and asks for any advice Ewart is able to offer.
Dates: 06 February 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that Dr Susie Rijnhard, who is staying with him in Las Vegas, reports that small yellow dun horses with a dark dorsal stripe, dark mane and tail are very common in Tibet.
Dates: 14 February 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that the New Mexico Normal University will be employing Professor Bradley's horse skull measurements, although he has reservations about them. Cockerell points to the importance of the length of the muzzle anterior to the premolars, and that of the molar-premolar series. In order to continue his experiments he states it will be necessary to go out on the plains to gather horse skulls and to visit museums to measure the skulls there. He wonders whether it might be possible to...
Dates: 11 March 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that he finds Chapman's zebra a very good species to use for the process of measuring skulls. He details at length the various measurements of skulls from the different Equus species, and encloses remarks made by James W. Gidley on this subject.
Dates: 12 March 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell copies out the first results of the examination of the skull measurements of Equus scotti from J.W Gidley, with accompanying remarks.
Dates: 05 April 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell writes regarding the notes that he had sent about Equus scotti, and the apparent differences between this species and Equus caballus, an opinion he has now had to alter in the light of information supplied by James Gidley. Cockerell doubts whether the bones of any species of horse would indicate from which hemisphere it originated.
Dates: 25 April 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell comments on correspondence recently received from E.A Clemens relating to proposed breeding experiments with ponies in an attempt to develop a hardy type fit for prairie or desert conditions, with the intention of shipping them out to Ewart.
Dates: 22 July 1902