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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 09 September 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/39
Scope and Contents Oliphant confirms the height of the Ceylon pigmy donkey at Woburn as 34 inches.
Dates: 09 September 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A, Oliphant, 24 October 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/44
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Przewalski's horse skeleton in the British Museum is of a white-nosed mare that Ewart had measured when she was alive. He notes that they have only two of the brown nosed variety at Woburn, although he has not noticed any differences in bone between the two varieties.
Dates: 24 October 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 30 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/14
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports a delay in sending the Przewalski's hybrids to Ewart due to having to make adjustments to the size of the crates. He provides details on the animals so that Ewart can identify them when they arrive.
Dates: 30 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 26 May 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/15
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that one of the Przewalski's mares has died after miscarrying her foal. He asks if Ewart could let them have the use of his Przewalski's mare that season to keep the race going. He reports that a Przewalski's foal and two hybrids have been born, but they have not yet been able to approach them to ascertain their gender.
Dates: 26 May 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 11 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks if Ewart himself can't manage to carry ouy the experiment with the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare by the Highland pony and a hybrid male by a Przewalski's stallion out of a pony mare, as space is getting cramped at Woburn. He reports that they are going through with the experiment crossing Nepalese unicorn sheep with Southdown sheep, and they propose to do a similar experiment with Grevy's zebras and French Giant donkeys. The Duke of Bedford also asks Ewart's advice on...
Dates: 11 February 1910