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Argali (sheep)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Marco Polo sheep ; Ovis ammon ; Ovis jubata

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/24
Scope and Contents

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 Harry Sanderson, 10 July 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/18
Scope and Contents

Sanderson provides the approximate retail value of the various wools Ewart has sent him. He compliments Ewart on his article on the Argali type of sheep.

Dates: 10 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Guy Dollman, 06 January 1929

Identifier: Coll-14/9/35/1
Scope and Contents

Dollman writes that he will send on the photographs Ewart requires as soon as possible. The photographer at the Natural History Museum has already sent photographs of the skull of Ovis sairensis. Dollman provides the measurements of the horns on the specimen.

The reverse of the page contains Ewart's handwritten notes concerning prehistoric settlements.

Dates: 06 January 1929

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Reginald Innes Pocock, 04 October 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/9
Scope and Contents Pocock writes that the only specimens of long and fat-tailed sheep that he knows of in England are at Woburn. He is afraid Ewart will never get hold of an Ovis poli or Ovis ammon, as the Zoological Society has only had one in the course of its history and they are practically unobtainable. He asks whether Ewart could make do with Ovis vignei, as all the Asiatic sheep are very close. He offers to run a Vignei ram...
Dates: 04 October 1917