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Zoos

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

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

First Chartley Bull at Zoo, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1809
Scope and Contents Photograph of the first Chartley bull at a zoo standing in its paddock next to a barn in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 03 May 1926

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/3
Scope and Contents Le Souef reminds Ewart of their meeting at the Pan-Pacific Congress in Sydney and writes that he will shortly be visiting Edinburgh to see the Zoo and the 'Psoa' sheep that Ewart has been experimenting with.
Dates: 03 May 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Theodore Gordon, 12 January 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/2
Scope and Contents Gordon encloses three copies of a photograph of a mule mare and foal taken in the Zoo at Pretoria. He confirms that the mare was a mule and that the foal was not a horse foal.
Dates: 12 January 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 30 September 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/36
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.
Dates: 30 September 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 31 May 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/16
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he will send Ewart a pair of black rats as soon as he is able to obtain them from the Zoological Gardens in Frankfurt. He is also sending him some photographs of the results of his male lion and tigress hybridisation experiments (not present).
Dates: 31 May 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/41
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck mentions the zebras he has in exchange for 'Romulus' or the Exmoor hybrid and states that he is surprised to find that some people at the London Zoo consider the Przewalski's horse to be a mule. He states that he has sold 'Matopo' to Arthur Yates, refers to the Kiang pony and Korea stallion which he is trying to sell and writes of his anticipated delivery of East African zebras which he will train to harness.
Dates: 08 April 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 01 July 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/52
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck confirms that the Jardin d'Acclimatation in Paris no longer has the hybrid of the 'Equus hemyonus' and pony in its possession, and that the hybrid zebras and donkeys have been sold to William Jamrach. He enquires after more complete physical details of Ewart's hybrids.
Dates: 01 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 03 July 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/53
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck announces that he hopes to soon be in Paris, where he will be able to find out all the details of the physical characteristics of all the different hybrids in the Jardin d'Acclimatation. He would also be interested in procuring the hybrids that Ewart had intended to sell to the Indian Government.
Dates: 03 July 1902

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 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