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Ovis nivicola

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Ovis alleni ; Ovis borealis ; Ovis koriakorum ; Ovis lydekkeri ; Ovis middendorfi ; Ovis potanini ; Ovis storcki ; Siberian bighorn ; Siberian snow sheep ; Snow sheep

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 17 October 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/67
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Ewart writes that the embargo on transporting sheep and cattle between England and Scotland will be lifted in a few days. He thinks he may get the use of one of the islands in the Forth for sheep that are too wild for fences. He asks whether Elwes knows the Ryeland breed of sheep, as it has been suggested that he should put some to the 'Siberian' ram.

Dates: 17 October 1912

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

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 A. McNicoll, 22 June 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/43
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McNicoll reports that Miss Grimond states she bought the Siberian sheep currently at Kinettles from Messrs Jamrach in London in 1908. She will contact Ewart once she has considered selling any more of the sheep.

The bottom of the page is annotated in Ewart's hand and advises not to rush things with 'the Kinettles people'.

Dates: 22 June 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.B Burn, 31 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/31
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Burn thanks Ewart for his paper and enquires whether he has published anything recently on his sheep breeding experiments. He would be interested to hear what the progeny of the Siberian sheep are like.

Dates: 31 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 06 February 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/3
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Barker writes that he envisages the work being subdivided into breeding and manufacturing, and that he is willing to help Ewart in whatever way he can. He intends to continue with the investigations into the possibilities of all the English wools, but he is happy at any time to provide Ewart with accounts of the Herdwick, 'Musk ox' and Siberian/Shetland.

Dates: 06 February 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 13 July 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/8
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Barker asks Ewart to send him the skins of the Shetland and the Siberian-Shetland cross and seeks permission to mention Ewart's work and forthcoming book in an article he is writing for The Graphic. He also asks if Ewart would be willing to talk about the exhibits at Bradford the following week.

Dates: 13 July 1925

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

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 Henry John Elwes, 30 May 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/35
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has seen Bateson in London, who is of the opinion that the pure breeds of domestic animals, including crosses selected by experts, should be represented at the British Museum gallery and that he would be happy to sign a letter to the Trustees if Ewart drafts one. He would like to see a sample of the wool from Ewart's 'so-called Siberian sheep', which Sanderson says is valuable, and enquires about the country of origin and quarantine arrangements for Lord Bute's long...
Dates: 30 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 November [1913]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/55
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Elwes asks Ewart to divide the Shetland ewes between the best woolled Shetland moorit and the best Siberian ram, as he wishes to see what influence the environment may have on the wool. He asks whether Ewart wants to purchase the Shetlands or keep them and charge Elwes for their keep.

Dates: 16 November [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 09 June [1912]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/40
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Elwes writes that he has received a sample of wool and asks if the sheep is from Siberia. He is sorry to hear that Wallace is opposing Ewart.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 09 June [1912]