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Ovis nivicola

 Subject
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 James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 21 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/52
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that he is enclosing a letter from Colonel Powney concerning some sheep which are extraordinarily different from each other and from Ewart's 'so-called Siberian' sheep. He will also try to get Powney to persuade Jamrach to tell him where he got the piebald sheep from.

Dates: 21 August 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 31 August [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/58
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Elwes will send his fat-tailed sheep to be served by Ewart's ram and could also send some 'so-called Siberian' sheep which he is buying. He asks Ewart to confirm when would be a suitable time for him to visit to see his Fairisle sheep, and to settle what crosses he will make to exhibit at Bristol. He mentions some brown and white sheep of an old Spanish breed belonging to Lady Campbell.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 31 August [1912]

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

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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, [c. May 1914]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/9
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Elwes asks Ewart to let him know when he can visit his sheep. He has shorn the rams but the brown Siberian will have to be killed as he has a cancerous growth on his jaw. He describes what sheep cross-breeding he intends to do and states that he must move the Wallachian sheep from Hungary.

The letter is undated.

Dates: [c. May 1914]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Campbell Murray, 07 October 1925

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/13
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Murray accepts Ewart's offer of two Siberian rams and hopes Ewart will be able to assist in finding a merchant for the Highland pony stallion. He thanks Ewart for recommending someone to weave the wool.

Dates: 07 October 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 23 October 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/51
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Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', thanks Ewart for his recent hospitality and writes that he would like to acquire three score Shetland ewes. He suggests that the ewes might be sent to Ewart's farm to be served by his Siberian ram before being sent to the Isle of Bute. He also offers to buy Ewart's Chillingham bull.

Dates: 23 October 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 11 December 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/59
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Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', confirms that the sheep have arrived safely on the Isle of Bute and seem healthy. He comments that two sheep appear longer than the others, and he wonders whether these could be crosses with the Siberian from Ewart's farm or perhaps twins from Shetland.

Dates: 11 December 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 27 September 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/25
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Crichton-Stuart reports that the Shetland-Siberian sheep are doing well. About half of this year's lambs have the long wool and he proposes keeping one ram. As the breeding season is approaching he suggests meeting with Ewart in Edinburgh to discuss arrangements.

Dates: 27 September 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 28 October 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/27
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Crichton-Stuart writes that his grieve is anxious to get the Siberian ram as soon as possible, as the ewes will come into season any time soon.

Dates: 28 October 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Norman Little, 29 October 1928

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/34/7
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Little writes that he has now obtained some land and is ready to begin conducting some cross-breeding experiments on Siberian Mouflon and Merino sheep. He asks Ewart to send him some rams and ewes to begin with.

Dates: 29 October 1928