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Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

Letters and evidence gathered against the use of electrocution as a means of humane destruction of animals, 1912 - 1925

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/3/2/7
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters between the SSPV, RSPCA, and the National Canine Defence League discusing bringing an end to the use of electrocution as a method of humane destruction of stray dogs and cats.
The folder contains gathered evidence through newspaper cuttings and reports to argue for an end to electrocution as the evidence suggests it only causes prolonged suffering and does not guarantee death.
These records date between 1912-1925.

Dates: 1912 - 1925

Letters and leaflets from other animal charities about animals in captivity, 1928 - 1938

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/2/1
Scope and Contents A folder containing leaflets from other animal charities about the treatment of animals held in captivity. The content of this folder include; A letter from the RSPCA to Miss Ivory, 18th February 1938, about the RSPCA supplying the SSPV leaflets about circus animals and other posters. A letter from the Performing and Captive Animals' Defence League to Miss Netta Ivory, 7th February 1938, supplying copies of articles on performing animals, such as "Balancing Dog", and...
Dates: 1928 - 1938

Letters relating to animal welfare in shelters and electrocution, 1920 - 1921

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/3/2/4
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters relating to the welfare of animals held in shelters and the use of electrocution as a means of destruction.

1. A letter from J.W.Land about conditions at the Dogs' Home, Perth, and details of when dogs are destroyed and the costs therein, 23rd June 1920

2. Letters from the Edmonton Shelter for Lost and Starving Cats about the use of choloform as a method of humane destruction and the effect of chloroform on nerve endings.

Dates: 1920 - 1921

List of dog owners in North Uist, 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/2
Scope and Contents

List of dog owners in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist written by Alexander Carmichael as part of his excise duties and the date of inspection, when the ownership of a dog was verified, recorded by 'RU' [Robert Urquhart]. The list records the name, occupation and abode of the dog owner, the date 'dog seen' and by whom it was seen. There are eighty three names on the list with folios 5v and 6r being blank. The list has been scored through in ink.

Dates: 1870

Lost "Ben", a Plea for the Helpless, 1910

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/3/2/25
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"Lost "Ben", a Plea for the Helpless", is a poem by C. Brewster Macpherson about a family dog being taken by vivisectors. the poem was published in London by Arthur H. Stockwell, 29, Ludgate Hill.

Dates: 1910

Loved and Cherished, 1960

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/3/1/40
Scope and Contents

A leaflet encouraging the public to donate to the SSPV. This one is aimed at those who love dogs with a picture of a dog and details of their companionship.

Dates: 1960

Manchester and District Home for Lost Dogs Report, 1961

Identifier: Coll-1618/1/5/2/19
Scope and Contents

An annual report for the Manchester and District Home for Lost Dogs, 1961. The report includes details of the work of the organisation, the finances, and a list of subscribers for the year 1961.

Dates: 1961

Mascot Dog, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1696
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a dog sitting on a pile of sacks next to a wagon with a man standing in it in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Mind in Animals, No.1, Lumpi and Fitti the Speaking Dachshund Fips, the Speaking Dog of Stuutgart, 1930

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/4/1/24
Scope and Contents

A pamphlet titled "Mind in Animals, no.1, Lumpi and Fitti the Speaking Dachshund Fips, the Speaking Dog of Stuutgart". Issued by the Animal Defence and Anti Vivisection Society, London. The article, by Mathilde Baroness Von Freytag-Loringhoven, was reprinted from the Anti Vivisection and Humanitarian Review, December 1930. The article is about the intelligence of dogs using two examples of dogs which were able to talk.

Dates: 1930

Mounted Photograph of Vivisected Jack, 1914

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/6/4
Scope and Contents

A mounted photogrpah of Vivisected Jack. The mount includes information of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection and states of Vivisected Jack, "Escaped from an Edinburgh Vivisector's Laboratory - 14th January 1914"

The photograph was taken and prepared by Louis Saul Langfier Ltd., 60 Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Dates: 1914