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Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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

Notes concerning data about rabbit spermatozoa, Undated, c.1960

Identifier: Coll-1364/3/34
Scope and Contents

Pages numbered and annotated 'I.A.G' - page 10 appears to be wanting. The notes reference research done by Beatty and Napier.

Dates: Undated, c.1960

Papers relating to rabbit sex control experiments, 1976-1981

Identifier: Coll-1364/1/5
Scope and Contents Contains: Files 1-2: SR/35: Rabbit Sex Control - Experimental Data and Correspondence, containing working notes, summary sheets of experimental data and correspondence about the progress of the research, mainly between Beatty and Richard Hancock (1976-1981); File 3: SR/35: Summaries, containing mainly summary sheets from experiments covering the period 1973-1977; File 4:...
Dates: 1976-1981

Papers relating to sex ratio research, including reprints and lectures, 1979-1982

Identifier: Coll-1364/1/10
Scope and Contents

Includes: notes and data relating to rabbit sex control experiments; two handwritten drafts of lectures, 'Sex Ratio Control - what are the prospects?' (noted 'BCBC 13 Jan 1981 Cambridge') and 'The Perplexing History of Attempts to Control the Mammalian Sex Ratio' (marked 'Newcastle 14/10/82'); various article reprints by Beatty, Anne McLaren and Douglas Falconer and a typed first draft of 'An attempt to influence the sex-ratio in rabbits using immunological methods' by Beatty.

Dates: 1979-1982