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Experiments

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

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Experiments and Observations, 19th Century

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Identifier: Coll-244/1/15
Scope and Contents Manuscript book containing details of experiments and observations.
Dates: 19th Century

Field of Hogs, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1586
Scope and Contents Photograph of a field lot of hogs at the close of an experiment on 24 January, 1906 that shows them standing outside in a pig pen next to a barn and wagon.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.B Burn, 31 December 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/31
Scope and Contents Burn thanks Ewart for his paper and enquires whether he has published anything recently on his sheep breeding experiments. He would be interested to hear what the progeny of the Siberian sheep are like.
Dates: 31 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.E Flaxman (incomplete), 28 July 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/22
Scope and Contents Flaxman expresses disappointment at the fact that the experiments Ewart performed with his Skye bitch terrier turned out to be a failure. Flaxman proposes that Ewart try another of his bitches when she comes into season as he is convinced that she will have a litter of white puppies.

The second half of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 28 July 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 03 May 1926

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/3
Scope and Contents Le Souef reminds Ewart of their meeting at the Pan-Pacific Congress in Sydney and writes that he will shortly be visiting Edinburgh to see the Zoo and the 'Psoa' sheep that Ewart has been experimenting with.
Dates: 03 May 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alec F.R Wollaston, 19 December 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/61
Scope and Contents Wollaston writes that he hopes Ewart will allow him to publish his letter in Country Life, and hopes that it will encourage people to make experiments along the lines he has suggested.
Dates: 19 December 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Waddell, 15 September 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/101
Scope and Contents Waddell writes of his interest in Ewart's zebra cross-breeding experiments after seeing an article in the Evening Paper. He asks whether he might be able to see the results of his experiments before his return to Nairobi.
Dates: 15 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Russel Wallace, 07 March 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/16
Scope and Contents Wallace thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his Penycuik Experiments. He considers that Ewart does not emphasise the importance of breeding in telegony tests from pairs of animals of the same colour as well as the same breed. He believes it a shame that he has given so long a list of suggested experiments, as the greater the variety of single experiments, the less their cumulative effect. He gives advice on the procedures he should adopt for the hybridisation of...
Dates: 07 March 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 30 May 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/12
Scope and Contents Balfour thanks Ewart for sending her some photographs of zebra skins to look at. She also offers to help to pay for some of Ewart's experiments.
Dates: 30 May 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 08 October 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/80
Scope and Contents Balfour states that she is returning Carl Hagenbeck's letter to Ewart. She states she has also written to Lord Stanley in connection with Ewart's hybrids in an attempt to persuade him to purchase them. She also enquires whether, during his experiments, he has noticed if offspring from two different species of horse, with strong markings, hark back to a more ancestral type. She enquires whether the mustang is a descendant of the Spanish horse.
Dates: 08 October 1902