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Scope and Contents Photograph of a Kerry cow standing between barns with a man at an agricultural exhibition in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Photograph of the [Royal] Lancastershire [Agricultural] Show in the early 20th century showing a stand with people watching cattle being paraded in front of them in a line.
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Large Black boar, "Drayton Disappointment" that was a champion at the Royal Show 1911. Exhibited by Mr. Terah F. Hooley.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a large house or building with a dirt show ring in the foreground in the early 20th century.
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
Scope and Contents Ewart writes that he will let Elwes know about the Ryelands ram. The cost of enclosing the sheep at the forthcoming Royal Highland Agricultural Show depends upon how many sheep Elwes is planning to exhibit; he should be able to cover the costs for the fencing by charging for the exhibition catalogue.
Dates: 21 October 1912
Scope and Contents Ewart thanks Elwes for letting him know that the sheep arrived safely, and that he hopes the show will interest the King.
Dates: 03 July 1913
Scope and Contents 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
Scope and Contents Lamont writes that she will forward a sample of the wool from the Blackface sheep belonging to her brother which was awarded the prize for 'best fleece manufacturing purposes' at the Dunoon Agricultural Society's show that year. She would be interested to hear what Ewart has to say about the wool.
Dates: 27 June 1927
Scope and Contents Plumb asks Ewart for a copy of a paper which he presented to the Royal Society in 1902 on a new species of horse. He mentions that he has used lantern slides in his own lectures showing some of Ewart's work on telegony and regrets not introducing himself to Ewart at the Royal Agricultural Show at York in 1900. He mentions his own work in the instruction in breeds, breeding, feeding and management of domestic animals at Ohio State University.
Dates: 08 November 1904