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Animal Pedigrees

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

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

A case of tibial hemimelia in cattle, 1951

Identifier: Coll-1362/1/62
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Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1947-1957. Volume 1 of 19.

Dates: 1951

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Cecil, 01 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/45
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Cecil mentions that he has forwarded a letter to Forsyth showing that the Atholl horse is in demand. He enquires after 'young Willie' (presumably Cecil's son), who is currently staying with Ewart. He reports that there are two foals from 'Herd Laddie'. He confirms that the horse 'Glen' is the full brother of 'Highland Laddie' out of Coulmore's old 'Polly' by 'Alan Kingsburgh' (Lord Lovat's stallion).

Dates: 01 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 21 June 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/49
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Hagenbeck informs Ewart that the Arab mare has safely left Hamburg (for India). He also requests a list of the pedigrees of the hybrids that Ewart has sent him, and intends to take the hybrids to shows at Berlin and Hamburg.

Dates: 21 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Donald McKenzie, 20 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/15
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McKenzie writes of his photograph collection of the best specimens of Highland ponies and asks for Ewart's help in sourcing a photograph of Mr Forsyth of Quinish's two year old pony. He intends to collect the photographs in an album for circulation, and states that he has had several applications for the pedigree of 'Belle' and 'Herd Laddie'.

Dates: 20 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F.W Barling, 10 September 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/33
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Barling confirms the details of the arrival of the pony 'Parakh' which he is sending to Ewart and provides some further details about his history.

Dates: 10 September 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 23 June 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/38
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Lort writes that the largest of the ewes is a Shropshire cross, the smaller ewe with close short wool was running with a pure Southdown, and the St Kilda ewe was put to a pedigree Welsh ram of Professor Winter's.

Dates: 23 June 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 14 February 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/21
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Forsyth mentions a stallion, 'Roderick' that he intends to buy, and gives an example of a 'faked' pedigree of one of his other stallions.

Dates: 14 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 27 February 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/10
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Forsyth describes the pony 'Comet', although he is not able to provide a pedigree. He states that he is no longer working for the Government, and that now 'a group of highly salaried officials are doing the work that I did for years for nothing.'

Dates: 27 February 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Wilson, 04 October 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/18
Scope and Contents Wilson provides some notes on the '1,000 gallon' cow, remarking that most breeds have the milk but few have the fat and that the 'pedigree fetish' currently restricts much crossing of breeds. He remarks that this line of work could have a claim on the Development Commission, to which Ewart could add 'the horse question': namely, to breed a horse that can do farm work and produce an army service corps horse when crossed by a thoroughbred. He does not believe that the Development Commissioners...
Dates: 04 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 28 February 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/9
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Lort-Phillips writes that he and the Devon County Committee have agreed to run their Pack Horse Stud Book together. Mr Phillpotts-Williams, a Committee member, is anxious to form a strong London committee to grapple with horse breeding questions, although Lort-Phillips would prefer to wait until the ground is clear. Lort-Phillips asks Ewart to be his collaborator with taking their ideas and research further.

Dates: 28 February 1912