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Wild Horses

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

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Dartmoor Ponies, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3085
Scope and Contents Photograph of a herd of Dartmoor ponies on the moorlands of Devon, England in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Dartmoor Pony, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3084
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Dartmoor pony standing in a field in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Duncan, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3090
Scope and Contents Illustration of a wild pony named "Duncan" from the 19th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Front Hoof of Wild Horse, Burchell Zebra, and Omager, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3098
Scope and Contents Photograph of a front hoof of a Wild horse, a Burchell Zebra and an Omager horse for comparison.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Grevy's Zebra and Wild Horse, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/329
Scope and Contents Photograph comparing the underside of a Grevy's zebra and a wild horse's hoof.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 22 September 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/40
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he thinks the Congested Districts Board pony stud 'an unqualified success' and believes the concept could be extended to other animals such as bulls and sheep. He believes there are around 20 stallions running wild on Barra and wishes Lady Gordon Cathcart would exert her influence to rectify this.
Dates: 22 September 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 29 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/9100
Scope and Contents Hayes requests that Ewart inform him whether he has sent the German translation of the Russian pamphlet on the Russian wild horse to Hurst and Blackett, so that they can assess how long it might take to translate into English. Hayes says that he would be happy to do the work. He also comments on his recent studies and reading.
Dates: 29 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Samuel Henry Butcher, 24 June 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/69
Scope and Contents Butcher writes that he will read Ewart's writings on wild horses on his journey through Ireland to Killarney. He reports that he found his time lecturing in America very difficult.
Dates: 24 June 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 29 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/93
Scope and Contents Ridgeway states that it is most probable that the Libyan horse in a wild state had more strongly defined stripes than when domesticated and refers to Azara's example of wild and tame cattle in South America differing in colours. He writes that if Ewart agrees he will insert this into the revised last chapter of his book. He has heard that Pocock is going to publish the bay quagga as a new variety or species and asks Ewart to send him an illustrative block of the Hebridean stallion.
Dates: 29 August 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 11 August 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/11
Scope and Contents Blunt quotes from an article he is writing for the Encyclopaedia of Sport where he discusses the possible origins of the species of Arabian wild horse called 'Kehailan'. He asks if he Ewart can direct him to any of his (Ewart's) publications about this case which he can cite in the article.
Dates: 11 August 1897