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Sheep breeds

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

Found in 329 Collections and/or Records:

Khirgiz Ram from Central Asia, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1726
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Photograph of a Khirgiz ram standing in a farm yard with a man in [Bukhara, Turkistan?] in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes the characteristics of this breed of sheep.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Leicester Ram, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1677
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Photograph of a Leicester ram standing in a yard next some bushes in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Leicester Ram, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1658
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Photograph of a first prize winning Leicester ram standing in a field in the early/mid 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Leicester Sheep in Wool, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1656
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Photograph of a Leicester sheep with all its wool still on standing in a sheep pen in the early/mid 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/55
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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

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 29 September 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/49
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Ewart writes that he has written about the 'Murrayshire' sheep which he heard about at the Board of Agriculture. Ten Shetland fleeces and some Soay-Southdown wool have been sent to Sanderson. He asks Elwes to return the Soay-Southdown and the Siberian fleeces sent to the Bristol show as they belong to the University.

Dates: 29 September 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Douglas, 27 August 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/24
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Douglas writes that he will send an 'Argalian' sheep skull and horns to Ewart at the University for investigation. He would like to talk the matter over with Ewart, as he believes that this type of horn is found in no other breed than the 'Argalian'.

Dates: 27 August 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Dalgety and Company Ltd, 21 July 1925

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/9
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The company includes in their letter the contents of all the correspondence that has passed between themselves, O.R Falkiner and T.H Gillespie concerning the shipment of Soay sheep to Australia, in order to clarify an apparent misunderstanding on Ewart's part about what kind of sheep Falkiner wants.

Dates: 21 July 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Dalgety and Company Ltd, 04 August 1925

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/11
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The company writes that it would be wise for Ewart to find out whether Falkiner wants 'the old type' of Soay sheep or the 'improved Soay-Siberian sheep' before proceeding with the arrangements for transporting the sheep.

Dates: 04 August 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from D.P. Henderson, with enclosed letter to Henderson from D. Keith-Murray, 25 April 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/24
Scope and Contents Henderson writes that the 'old breed [of sheep] at Duncansbay Head' mentioned by Keith-Murray may possibly be descendants of an old native breed, and provides information about the year-old lamb born to one of his Shetland ewes. In the letter to Henderson, dated 22 April 1911, Keith-Murray writes that he will glady give Ewart information on the horned sheep at Barrogill. He states that the four-horned ram came from Shetland while the sheep were from St Kilda and Duncansbay...
Dates: 25 April 1911