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Pregnancy in animals

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

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/4
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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 Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart (incomplete), 02 May 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/14
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Ewart describes the three ponies that he will send off to Woburn shortly. He states that the main questions relating to the origin of the domestic breeds of the horse will be settled if one of these mares has a foal to one of Russell's Przewalski's stallions. He states that unfortunately his Przewalski's mare is not in foal.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.

Dates: 02 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert E. Mettam, 28 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/29
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Mettam thanks Ewart for the reprint of his work on the three weeks foetus, and looks forward to further work on the development of the horse. He wonders whether Professor Robinson will give him a copy of his publication on the model constructed from the sections of the foetus.

Dates: 28 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Claud Alexander, 08 January 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/1
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Alexander writes that his friend Tyrwhitt-Drake, the secretary of the Menagerie Club, is coming to Edinburgh and would like to meet Ewart. He also reports that he thinks both his ponies are in foal and that the colt is now very quiet to ride.

Dates: 08 January 1913

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/15
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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, 03 June 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/16
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Oliphant provides details on sending Ewart's Przewalski's mare and foal to Woburn. He reports the death of two of their horses, and that two of the pony mares have foaled.

Dates: 03 June 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 15 June 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/17
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Oliphant provides information concerning the gestation period of three of the mares at Woburn.

Dates: 15 June 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 16 September 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/35
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 21 August 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/38
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Oliphant writes that the little donkey came from Ceylon and he will provide further information about him shortly. The Grevy's zebra has not foaled yet and Oliphant will try to tame the Przewalski's hybrid when the weather turns cold.

Dates: 21 August 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 17 June 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/14
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Oliphant thanks Ewart for some photographs and apologises for not having replied earlier. He states he will try and send Ewart a photograph of a horse and keep him informed of whether the zebra, which he has cross-bred with a horse, is likely to foal.

Dates: 17 June 1898