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Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Hay Caird, 25 January 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/5
Scope and Contents Caird states how interested he had been to read Ewart's article in The Scotsman about experimental contributions to the theory of heredity. He provides example of cross-breeding from his own horses, cows and rabbits.
Dates: 25 January 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 09 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/3
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 20 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/8
Scope and Contents Cockerell thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Arab and Roman-nosed horses, and a paper on Connemara ponies. He describes the doubling of the sale price of horses due to British government agents buying up western ponies wholesale to ship to South Africa. He advises that, if the ponies are shipped to London on the way, Ewart might get the chance to examine and buy any horse he wanted. Following Ewart's admission that he had never heard of the Manx rabbit, Mr Cockerell explains to him that...
Dates: 20 March 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas M. Martin, 16 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/4
Scope and Contents Martin advises Ewart that his notion of keeping a farm at Crosswoodburn is impractical for financial reasons. He says he is glad that 'the two hybrids' have gone to Mountain Batteries as he hopes it may lead to them being bred in India. He also mentions that Ewart 'should get a big price for 'Romulus' (Ewart's first zebra hybrid) now as he is a hybrid with a past'. He encourages Ewart to publicise his findings from his hare-rabbit cross-breeding.
Dates: 16 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Will Hally (incomplete), 25 June 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/12
Scope and Contents Hally provides information gathered from his own experience of breeding experiments, chiefly concerning the persistence of the belief in telegony among breeders and the inheritance of colour in Dachshunds, Hackney stallions, rabbits and mice. He states that he believes that mental ability is inherited from the dam but temper from the sire, something which is not reflected in the higher consideration afforded to sires.

The second page of the letter is not present.
Dates: 25 June 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernard Tegetmeier, 31 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/15
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier states that he will look out in The Field for any references to hare-rabbit hybrids, which he suspects are impossible. He also says he will place an advert in The Field for a white pheasant cock for Ewart and make enquiries about Dalmatian pups.
Dates: 31 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Evans, 25 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/20
Scope and Contents Evans writes that he is passing over to Eagle Clarke's part of the Annandale series of papers to the Royal Physical Society, and recommends that the paper be permitted as it stands. He provides some citations and references to articles which he thinks might be of interest to Ewart relating to the breeding of mice, guinea-pigs, rabbits and fowls.
Dates: 25 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Walls, 14 May 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/11
Scope and Contents Walls informs Ewart that the black and tan rabbits he sent to him are inbred. He confirms that his black and tan doe had a litter by a wild buck before having another litter to a black and tan buck, and that the second litter bore no relation to the first.
Dates: 14 May 1910

Note entitled 'Sgoich', September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/94
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'Sgoich' which states that if the sgoich is cut it will not come out through the skin and that if a rabbit's kidney is eaten first then the other kidney [cannot] come. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909

Notebook titled 'Rabbit Experiments / G.H. Beale', 1948-1967

Identifier: Coll-1255/5/11
Scope and Contents Notebook contains notes from experiments concerning the injection of Paramecium aurelia into rabbits.

The notebook has been written in from both ends. There are also some loose leaf notes which were inserted into the volume.
Dates: 1948-1967