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Burchell?s Zebra

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Burchell's Zebra, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3102
Scope and Contents Photograph of Burchell's zebra standing in a paddock next to a barn in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Burchell's Zebras, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/325
Scope and Contents Photographs of four Burchell Zebras of the Grant species from different angles at the New York Zoological Park.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Front Hoof of Wild Horse, Burchell Zebra, and Omager, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3098
Scope and Contents Photograph of a front hoof of a Wild horse, a Burchell Zebra and an Omager horse for comparison.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Hayward, 10 January 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/3
Scope and Contents Hayward writes that he would like to capture some Burchell's zebras for his estate in South Africa and enquires whether a hybrid zebra and horse stallion would be fertile. He has heard that the Burchell's zebra mixes more freely with donkeys and mules than with horses.
Dates: 10 January 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 09 February 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/2
Scope and Contents Balfour refers to photographs of a zebra skin she sent to Sir George Grey, who is presently staying in a British Central area of Africa, South of the Congo. She believes the skin to be from a Burchell's zebra. She also refers to a Tibetan pony belonging to Major L.A Waddell.
Dates: 09 February 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur H. Neumann, 22 June 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/15
Scope and Contents Neumann apologises to Ewart for not having sent on the foetal zebra skins. He now sends on the two remaining to him: the Grevy's zebra and the Burchell's, both from the same part of Africa.
Dates: 22 June 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with three photographs, 01 February 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/10
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana tells Ewart that he has just read a translation of his article on Burchell's zebra hybrids and mares. He states he is enclosing other papers documenting his own cross-breeding experiments, including three photographs (only two photographs present). He lists the physical characteristics of the offspring resulting from his experiments and makes comparisons with those belonging to Ewart. The photographs depict a Burchell zebra and two of his hybridised offspring, all...
Dates: 01 February 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 19 December 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/28
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states how pleased he is in the interest that Ewart has shown in the young Przewalski's horses, which he had obtained for the Duke of Bedford from Central Asia. He says he will be shortly sending details of the horses. He is selling them for £250 each, but is prepared to let Ewart have one for £150. He has sold all his dun Mongolian mares but has one brown and one black which he is prepared to sell for £7 each. He also encloses 2 photographs of zebras which differ markedly from the...
Dates: 19 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 June 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/23
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that they have unfortunately lost one of their Burchell's zebras at Woburn Abbey since Ewart visited them. He asks Ewart to name a price for his Przewalski's mare as the Duke of Bedford may be persuaded to purchase her.
Dates: 13 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.E Shaw, 20 April 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/19
Scope and Contents Shaw congratulates Ewart on the publication of the Penycuik Experiments. He discusses his own interest in the breeding of a pair of Burchell's zebras located at the Zoological Gardens in Bristol, and the markings of their offspring. He offers to send Ewart the skin of an 11 month-old foal for his inspection. He asks for advice on the hybridisation of zebras with ponies and donkeys in their care.
Dates: 20 April 1899