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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Experiments and Observations, 19th Century

Identifier: Coll-244/1/15
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Manuscript book containing details of experiments and observations.

Dates: 19th Century

Field of Hogs, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1586
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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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/31
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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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/22
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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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/3
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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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/61
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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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/101
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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

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/12
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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, 17 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/5
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Balfour writes that she is grateful that Ewart has got 'Romulus' (his first zebra hybrid) back from the King. She asks if Ewart would like her to talk to Lord Onslow about his remaining herd of mountain zebras. She hopes to examine the callosities on her own Highland ponies soon and asks about the results of his hare-rabbit cross-breeding experiments. She complains about the lack of funding for scientific research.

Dates: 17 January 1903