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Przewalski's Horse

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

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 10 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/43
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck accepts the three hybrids that he is being offered. He informs Ewart that the skin of the Przewalski's horse was sent to Walter Rothschild, but adds that he has some skins of foals with hooves that he can send him. He is going to track down a zebra-pony hybrid for Ewart born two years previously in Paris, in order that he might purchase it, and also offers Ewart a male zebra from Kilimanjaro.
Dates: 10 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 16 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/46
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the hybrid and Arab mare have just arrived in Hamburg in good health following their shipment from Scotland. He has also sent on the skin of the Przewalski's horse to Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, including map of Eastern Asia and notes about the Przewalski's horse, 10 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/49
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that he hopes the Przewalski's mare reached Ewart safely and offers Ewart some advice about the cost of freight. He also mentions that under a separate cover he will send a map of Eastern Asia which marks where the Przewalski's horses came from.

The map of Eastern Asia is accompanied by four pages of notes about the provenance of the Przewalski's horse.
Dates: 10 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 18 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/27
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that he encloses a map of the districts where the Przewalski's horses were originally caught (not present). The horses were required to make a journey to the Mongolian town of Kobdo. He then details the methods of catching the horses.

The latter part of the letter is not present.
Dates: 18 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 28 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/30
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the Przewalski's stallion and the Mongolian mare should be sent immediately to Leith, Edinburgh. He is concerned that lack of companionship for the Przewalski's horse may lead him to go off his food, so he suggests that Ewart send across to Hamburg a Shetland pony as companion on the journey. He provides information on the best conditions for looking after the stallion.

The latter part of the letter is not present.
Dates: 28 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 27 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/12
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the two foals and the mare will be shipped aboard the S.S Coblenz, along with the skin of the young Przewalski's horse. He advises Ewart on how best to look after them when they arrive. A similar pair of Przewalski's horses are being sent to Walter Rothschild, but will be kept at the London Zoological Gardens. He goes on to describe the colouring of some of the animals in his possession. He wishes to buy the Shetland mare from Ewart to give to his grandchildren....
Dates: 27 February 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 09 January 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/3
Scope and Contents Sutherland expresses interest that Duff Assheton-Smith has purchased 'Romulus' and the wild asiatic ass. He refers to Percy St Michael Podmore's recent article in The Feathered World, asks where he can obtain one of his pamphlets to which Ewart refers and discusses aspects of Podmore's dove breeding. He states that he has sent for two Rockbeare white wild rabbits to be sent to Ewart in Penicuik. He concludes by stating that if Henry Flower had been a practical...
Dates: 09 January 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 16 September 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/35
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the yellow 'mongal' mare did not produce a foal but that he hopes she is now with foal after being covered by his Przewalski's stallions. He has two Przewalski's foals now living after one was killed the previous year. He has recently acquired a Chartley bull calf from the Zoological Gardens as well as some cattle from Chartley itself.
Dates: 16 September 1905

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/18
Scope and Contents Oliphant confirms the safe arrival of the ponies and that a Przewalski's stallion will be put with them shortly.
Dates: 13 May 1907

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

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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