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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William M. Rider, 09 January 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/1
Scope and Contents

Rider thanks Ewart for the letter and books and states that he will shortly send Ewart photographs of two Holstein-Jersey cross-bred heifers and a tail-less calf. He is interested in beginning experiments with Siberian sheep and hopes to be able to exchange ram lambs with Ewart. He wonders whether the Agricultural Society of Scotland would be willing to send some livestock reports to Syracuse University.

Dates: 09 January 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Tegetmeier, 18 September 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/15
Scope and Contents

Tegetmeier says he has used all the photographs sent to him by Ewart (presumably of the zebra hybrid) for The Field, Sketch and the Livestock Journal.

Dates: 18 September 1896

Letter to Sir Jacob Wilson from General Sir Dighton MacNaghten Probyn, 12 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/114
Scope and Contents

Probyn writes regarding Ewart's zebra hybrid 'Romulus', which had been offered to the King as a gift. As the King has no further use for the animal, Probyn wishes Wilson to arrange for its shipment.

Dates: 12 December 1902

Letter to the Editor of Modern Farming from J.V Dennis, 13 June 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/9
Scope and Contents

Dennis writes concerning the breed of sheep known as the Comeback (a Merino and pure Lincoln ram cross, crossed again with Merino rams) and seeks advice on how many generations a flock should be kept pure before being admitted for registration with the Agricultural Department.

Dates: 13 June 1922

Letter to unknown recipient from E. Bryans, 20 November 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/38
Scope and Contents

Bryans requests that the recipient forwards an undisclosed item to the author of the article 'Zebras, horses and hybrids' (ie Ewart).

Dates: 20 November 1899

Notes in an unknown hand concerning the Blackface-Southdown cross of sheep, 30 November 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/28
Scope and Contents The notes record that there is now a small healthy flock of Blackface-Southdown sheep crosses. The first generation has already given straightforward results and the saleable value of the fleeces and carcases have been judged favourably. It is likely that this experiment will be extended by the purchase of more Blackface ewes and a new Southdown ram, although a reciprocal crossing with Southdown ewes should ideally be carried out on a Sussex farm where the ewes would be in their natural...
Dates: 30 November 1914

Perinatal deaths among calves in a crossbred dairy herd, February 1963

Identifier: Coll-1362/1/150
Scope and Contents

Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1962 - 1964. Volume 3 of 19.

Dates: February 1963

Photographic print, mounted on card, of Ewart with zebra/horse hybrid, Romulus, c.1899

Identifier: Coll-14/4/5
Scope and Contents

This photograph likely dates from around the time of The Penycuik Experiments, although the image does not appear in that work. The card mount is marked 'Charles Reid, Gloucester' and bears signs of having been glued to another surface.

Dates: c.1899

Photographic print, mounted on card, of 'Romulus' a zebra/horse hybrid foal and his dam, c.1896

Identifier: Coll-14/4/3
Scope and Contents

This image appeared printed in The Penycuik Experiments (1899). The card mounting here displays signs of being glued within a surround or frame.

Dates: c.1896

Postcard to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 06 August 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/64
Scope and Contents

Balfour states she is returning Carl Hagenbeck's letter to Ewart. She states she has also written to Lord Stanley in connection with Ewart's hybrids.

Dates: 06 August 1902