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Experiments

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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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, 11 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/74
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he will get his mares home with 'Duchess' and 'En Labi' from Dumfries. He reports that he has now caught the Connemara stallion which he is happy to exchange for Ewart's grey. His guinea pig experiments crossing a red with a brown have produced one curious result but the rest are uninteresting.
Dates: 11 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 19 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/51
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he was sorry Ewart was not able to visit him, as he wanted to discuss aspects of the Shetland cow with him, some of which remind him of Indian cattle. He asks whether either Ewart or the University are inclined to continue with the Jersey-Shetland crossing experiments.
Dates: 19 August 1912

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from Lord Henry Haughton Reynolds Moreton, 03 August 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/22
Scope and Contents Lord Moreton encloses a cheque for £65 for Ewart's experiments. He adds that this is the third and final year for which the sum was promised. The other contributing donors mentioned in the letter are Walter Rothschild and Lord Ducie.
Dates: 03 August 1901

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from Lord Henry Haughton Reynolds Moreton, 26 June 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/26
Scope and Contents Lord Moreton writes to Cecil that he is enclosing a cheque for £65 towards Ewart's experiments. The other contributing donors are Lord Ducie and Walter Rothschild.
Dates: 26 June 1899

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from William Bateson, 13 November 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/24
Scope and Contents Bateson writes to Cecil asking for his experience of cross-breeding poultry with other species of birds. Bateson writes that he aims to conduct experiments to determine whether certain distinguishing features of breeds can be blended in crossing, and what differences there are in crossing pure-bred and inbred breeds. He notes that he has been experimenting with White Leghorn chickens, but that he has had difficulty in finding breeds of a strictly recorded pedigree, specifically red combed...
Dates: 13 November 1898