Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Cecil states that he has been to the Zoo to inspect the 'Kitchener hybrid', which he goes on to describe.
Dates: 06 August 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil discusses the engravings, which he has seen in 'Munro's pamphlet', of the Combarelles cave in the Dordogne area of France, which include almost exact reproductions of the heads of horses. He goes on to discuss his discussions with the Hamburg Board of Agriculture about Dartmoor ponies, and mentions that the India Office are expressing a strong interest in acquiring Ewart's hybrids.
Dates: 21 September 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil thanks Ewart for 'the photo of Mulatto and Romulus' (Ewart's first zebra/horse hybrid and dam) and mentions that the Scottish Farmer should be sending 'Reid of Wishaw' (Charles Reid, the photographer). Cecil suggests that Reid should photograph Ewart's various animals (zebra, mule, donkey as well as Mulatto and Romulus) to highlight the differences in stripes between father and son, and the absence of stripes in the non-hybrid animals.
Dates: 05 September 1896
Scope and Contents Spence states that he is enclosing a photograph of a bird believed to be a cross between a goose and a swan (photograph not present). He states he will let Ewart know if it should happen to breed with a goose.
Dates: 30 March 1903
Scope and Contents Portal writes that he has crossbred ten shearling Spanish sheep with the crossbred Mouflon ram, and he will let Ewart know of the results. He doubts that the first offpsring will be worth much commercially.
Dates: 26 February 1924
Scope and Contents McLeod reports that all except one of his half-Arabs were sold, although they did not fetch as much money as the Skye foals.
Dates: 17 June 1903
Scope and Contents Hayes informs Ewart that he is thanking 'Master Arthur' for sending him negatives and prints of a rabbit hybrid. He encloses a chapter on 'Evolution of the Horse' for Ewart's corrections and additions. He goes on to state that he is in the process of drawing up an agreement with the publishers Blackett about the translation of an article.
Dates: 09 January 1903
Scope and Contents Johnson, writing from the rural affairs publication company Orange Judd, requests that Ewart send some photographs of zebra hybrids. He also enquires whether Ewart has attempted to cross a zebra with an ass.
Dates: 22 May 1902
Scope and Contents Letter stating the enclosure of a receipt for the Gate Keeper's wages, in connection with the 'Hybrid Exhibition' of the 2nd - 7th April 1900. Includes detailed breakdown of monies taken at the exhibition for admission and books.
Dates: 09 April 1900
Scope and Contents Podmore writes on the recommendation of Professor Poulton and asks Ewart if he know whether anyone else had proved the fertility of the ringdove or stock dove hybrids before himself (ie Podmore).
Dates: 29 December 1903