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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant Colonel N. Naski (in old German), with modern typed transcription, 01 December 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/16
Scope and Contents

Naski discusses the patterns and colouring of foals hide in comparison with that of their parents and with respect to different breeds and the progeny of hybridisation experiments. He concludes that in most cases, stripes on the foals shoulders and legs tend to disappear when these horses reach maturity. Stripes are most common with white horses and are conversely very rare with brown ones.

Dates: 01 December 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 18 April 1896

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

Cecil discusses the West Highland pony 'Mulatto' and her suitability for the zebra hybrid experiments. He asserts that 'Mulatto' was never served before she came to Ewart and mentions that 'all my fellows are immensely excited about the zebra cross, in fact they always speak of her [Mulatto] as 'the zebra's lass''.

Dates: 18 April 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 14 May 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/10
Scope and Contents

Cecil suggests where Ewart might procure whole-coloured Arabian ponies in the Edinburgh area for hybridisation purposes

Dates: 14 May 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Arthur Everett Shipley, 27 July 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/17
Scope and Contents

Shipley says how he hopes Ewart's hybrid experiment will succeed. He goes on to recommend a certain Mr Lefroy for his abilities as a field naturalist.

Dates: 27 July 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Peter Chalmers Mitchell, 15 May 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/52
Scope and Contents

Mitchell informs Ewart that the Council of the Zoological Society of London have granted Sir Clement Hill's request of a loan of a a zebra mare for a hybridisation experiment in the Orange River Colony. He informs Ewart that the mare is now at his disposal.

Dates: 15 May 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 11 July 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/20
Scope and Contents

Blunt says how much he agrees with Ewart's volume about animal hybridisation. He explains that his latest horse sale was not a great success. He also includes a list of the dams, sires and their produce at his horse farm for the year 1900.

Dates: 11 July 1900

Notebook titled 'Anthocyanins / 3', 1940

Identifier: Coll-1255/5/8
Scope and Contents

Notebook contains notes relating to plant crosses with plants including Salvia horminium, Linaria alpina and Collinsia. Also includes some notes relating to German vocabulary.

Also contains a computer print-out of a colour photograph of staff and students in an unknown laboratory, dating from a later period than the notebook.

Dates: 1940

Notebook titled 'Oenothera / Beale', July-August 1939

Identifier: Coll-1255/5/6
Scope and Contents

Notebook contains notes relating to plant crosses and pollination experiments.

The notebook has been written in from both ends.

Dates: July-August 1939