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Ewes

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

Found in 150 Collections and/or Records:

Karakul Ram and Ewe, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1720
Scope and Contents

Photograph of two Karakul coarser wool rams and an extra fine wool Karakul ewe from a flock of Mr. Jakolef of Ufa, [Russia] 'for which 1200 rubles was refused' standing next to a stone barn with three men holding the sheep in the early 20th century

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Kerry-Hill Ewe and Lambs, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1740
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Kerry-Hill ewe in a sheep pen with four lambs and a little girl standing in front of the barn door in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Kerry Hill Ewe and Lambs, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1759
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Kerry-Hill ewe in a sheep pen with four lambs and a little girl standing in front of the barn door in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Kerry Hill Ewe Record 26 Lambs, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3349
Scope and Contents

Text on a Kerry Hill ewe born in 1903 that gave birth to a record 26 lambs between 1904 and 1912 with the last four lambs by the ram, "Gwernygoe Leviathan". The ewe was bred by Mr. Morris of Gwernygoe and all but one were reared by W Lewis of Hurdley, Churchstoke, [Wales].

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Kerry Hill Ewes, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2356
Scope and Contents

Photograph of three Kerry Hill ewes standing in a sheep pen in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 13 January 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/4
Scope and Contents

Ewart writes that the account for the sheep from Cheltenham has already been paid. He tells Elwes to make a note of anything interesting on his travels, and if Elwes is back by March they may meet at the Zoological Congress in Monte Carlo. He reports that Elwes' two fat-rumped sheep and a dozen more ewes seem to be in lamb to the fat-tailed ram, and that the cloth Elwes sent is much admired. Now that Ewart's lectures are over for the winter he hopes to get some writing done.

Dates: 13 January 1913

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 12 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/49
Scope and Contents Ewart writes from Lerwick, Shetland, that he would be happy to arrange to keep the 15 ewes and lambs at Fairslacks for a year at a fair price, although it will be best not to add to the permanent stock until the farm is taken over by the University in October or November that year. At an exhibition on Shetland he saw a ewe as small as the one in the British Museum from Papa Stour with goat-like horns and a very short tail, as well as a hornless, short-tailed ewe with white patches at Foula;...
Dates: 12 August 1912

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 29 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/55
Scope and Contents

Ewart thanks Elwes for the wool samples and the details about the Austrian Skemschaf. The four sheep have not yet arrived from Greystoke, but he doubts they are allowed into Scotland yet. Cowan is coming to see the Shetland ram from Fairisle and that he will use it with Elwes' ewes if it is judged to be better than Alexander's ram.

Dates: 29 August 1912