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Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Andrew M. White of Texas, 10 January 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/7
Scope and Contents

White expresses interest in Ewart's article on experiments of crossing animals of different families. He discusses other cases of animal hybridisation he knows of, and says he is enclosing a clipping relating to Charles Goodnight's experiments with crossing buffalos and cattle (clipping not present).

Dates: 10 January 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Archibald Campbell, 07 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/47
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Campbell enquires as to whether there are any experiments that he could undertake with mice similar to those he began in 1899. He offers his room in Inverleith Gardens, Edinburgh, to Ewart for any work he might like to carry out.

The back of the letter contains notes, possibly in Ewart's hand, relating to the cross breeding of dogs.

Dates: 07 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Archibald Campbell, first Baron Blythswood, 13 July 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/29
Scope and Contents

Campbell discusses his mice breeding experiments.

Dates: 13 July 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Archibald Campbell, first Baron Blythswood, 16 September 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/31
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Campbell updates Ewart on the news of his mice breeding experiments and invites him to come and view the mice.

Dates: 16 September 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from August Weismann, with Ewart's translation, 07 October 1894

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/5
Scope and Contents Weismann writes in English and German regarding Ewart's proposed experiments to investigate telegony, stating that 'I thought always the experiments of Lord Morton should be repeated.' He goes on to say that the zebra is an ideal subject for cross-breeding experiments because of its stripes, but adds that first Ewart should make sure that striping does not sometimes occur in newborn ponies. He thanks Ewart for inviting him to be part of the experiments and, although his distance from England...
Dates: 07 October 1894

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), 25 October 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/29
Scope and Contents

Baron de Parana gives Ewart permission to publish the letter that he wrote to him about telegony. He adds that he has not yet tried to cross a female ass with a zebra, but that he will keep Ewart informed of his experiments.

Dates: 25 October 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/10
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana tells Ewart that he has just read a translation of his article on Burchell's zebra hybrids and mares. He states he is enclosing other papers documenting his own cross-breeding experiments, including three photographs (only two photographs present). He lists the physical characteristics of the offspring resulting from his experiments and makes comparisons with those belonging to Ewart. The photographs depict a Burchell zebra and two of his hybridised offspring, all...
Dates: 01 February 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 31 May 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/16
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck states that he will send Ewart a pair of black rats as soon as he is able to obtain them from the Zoological Gardens in Frankfurt. He is also sending him some photographs of the results of his male lion and tigress hybridisation experiments (not present).

Dates: 31 May 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 09 November 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/118
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck writes that he has not yet received a reply from Ewart concerning his two zebroids. He hopes Ewart has not sold them, as Hagenbeck would like to have them to show in Hamburg how useful they are. He states that no more experiments have yet been made with the Tsetse disease in zebras.

Dates: 09 November 1903