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

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

A Zebra-Ass Hybrid, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/330
Scope and Contents Photograph of a zebra-ass hybrid standing in a paddock with a note underneath describing the inherited behavioural traits.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), 25 October 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/29
Scope and Contents Baron de Parana gives Ewart permission to publish the letter that he wrote to him about telegony. He adds that he has not yet tried to cross a female ass with a zebra, but that he will keep Ewart informed of his experiments.
Dates: 25 October 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/114
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that Baron von Falz-Fein from Russia and the Baron de Parana both have eight to ten zebra hybrids, and agrees that if their usefulness and strength were more widely known, they would only breed zebroids rather than asses and horses. He asks for the price of Ewart's two zebra hybrids and his Shetland pony and offers his Korea stallion to him as a present, as he wishes to be rid of it. He reports that the Mongolian mares which he got as foster-mothers for the first Przewalski's...
Dates: 26 October 1903

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

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 J.A Dixey, 05 January 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/1
Scope and Contents Dixey writes on behalf of a friend who wishes to have information concerning the introduction of the domestic ass into Ireland.
Dates: 05 January 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 13 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/90
Scope and Contents Hayes states that he has written to some publishers urging them to take the translation. He requests the return of some negatives of wild zebras or asses which he left with Master Arthur. He lists the books that he has lately been studying and suggests a dental formula for the horse.
Dates: 13 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 22 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/120
Scope and Contents Hayes expresses regret that Ewart's paper on callosites and the wartless pony will not be published for some time, as he had wanted to include it in his new edition of Points of the Horse. He invites Ewart to go hunting and discusses the dental arrangment of the ass, stating that the ass belongs to an older equine order than the horse.
Dates: 22 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from N.G Johnson, 22 May 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/40
Scope and Contents Johnson, writing from the rural affairs publication company Orange Judd, requests that Ewart send some photographs of zebra hybrids. He also enquires whether Ewart has attempted to cross a zebra with an ass.
Dates: 22 May 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 07 February 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/17
Scope and Contents Ridgeway thanks Ewart for the photograph of a pony's head. He asserts that the conclusion that no asses had evolved west of the Nile is incorrect and cites a renowned Arab historian and geographer, Al-Masudi. He mentions the appearance of curiously striped wild asses in the province of Nubia, on the West side of the Nile. Ridgeway discusses the implications of the infiltration of asses into this area and explores its possible origins. He states that he is writing to Walter Burton Harris, who he...
Dates: 07 February 1903

Wild Asses, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3121
Scope and Contents Four photographs of wild asses standing in paddocks in the early 20th century. The two top images are of the Kiang, the 'wild ass of the deserts of northern Asia' and the two bottom images depict the wild asses of Syria and India.
Dates: 1870s-1930s