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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 Colonel George A. Oliphant, 17 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/4
Scope and Contents Oliphant, on behalf of the Duke of Bedford, offers Ewart a yearling filly by a Przewalski's stallion out of the Mongolian mare. If Ewart would not like to have the mare, perhaps the 'Edinburgh Garden' would.
Dates: 17 March 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 16 April [1907]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/10
Scope and Contents Lankester thanks Ewart for the proof of his 'horse paper' and reports that he is setting up a complete skeleton of a Przewalski's horse from Woburn. He asks Ewart to tell Mr Linton to send the Roman horse to him at the British Museum.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 16 April [1907]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 28 March 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/7
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Przewalski's mare is ready to send to Ewart, but that Mr Collier has wired to ask if the mare is safe to be housed with other horses in a hedged enclosure. He will prevent sending the mare until he hears from Ewart.
Dates: 28 March 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 01 March 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/8
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he will communicate further with Ewart about the Indian cattle. He dispatched the Przewalski's mare and hybrid filly to Claud Alexander, but the stallion could not be sent due to being too violent.
Dates: 01 March 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hector Frederik Estrup Jungersen, 06 June 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/58
Scope and Contents Jungersen recommends two books dealing with horses on Iceland and the Faroes. He provides details on the introduction to horses to these places by the Norsemen and Vikings, and cites evidence for various prehistoric horses. He reports that he saw 'Romulus' in the stable of Carl Hagenbeck the previous summer and that he would like to see Ewart's Przewalski's horse 'Sir John'.
Dates: 06 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 28 August 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/92
Scope and Contents Osborn thanks Ewart for his visit to Penicuik and asks him for some glass slides and photographs. He recommends that when Ewart visits the British Museum again he studies the hoofs of Onohippidium as they resemble a zebra more than an ass or horse. He asks Ewart to procure him a hoof of an ass or Przewalski's horse if he is able.
Dates: 28 August 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 16 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/2
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be very...
Dates: 16 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford, 09 April 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/9
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', writes that he is ready to continue experiments with Przewalski's horses and asks Ewart to send the pony mares that he wants to cross to Woburn. He comments that his Grevy's zebra is due to foal soon.
Dates: 09 April 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 13 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/1
Scope and Contents Hope thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Przewalski's foals. She hopes to be able to see them when Arthur Cecil takes them to Woburn. She also mentions the Basuto pony that was sold at a Manchester auctioneer's the previous year, and belonged to a Mr Hardacre from South Africa.
Dates: 13 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 08 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/26
Scope and Contents Cecil describes the Przewalski's horses that he has seen in the company of Carl Hagenbeck.
Dates: 08 December 1901