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Experiments

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edward Allen Clemens, 21 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/47
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 11 March 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/17
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 22 July 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/60
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

Letter to Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell from Edward Allen Clemens (incomplete), 21 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/48
Scope and Contents Clemens writes to Cockerell regarding Ewart's research into and experiments with dun-coloured animals. He wonders whether any still exist in New Mexico of sufficiently pure blood to be of value to their experiments. He goes on to discuss markings, and offers to make certain of his ponies available for sale.

The latter part of the letter is not present.
Dates: 21 June 1902

Potscard to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 12 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/9
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that he wishes he could conduct experiments on horses in New Mexico as the conditions are very favourable. He mentions that Wilfred Blunt is also of the opinion that the native American horse may have lived to Columbian times. At present he is looking for mixed blood in the skulls of American horses. He points out that the old horses of Europe also had large heads. He also adds that he has found a copy of an aboriginal pictograph representing a man on a horse.
Dates: 12 February 1902