Material relating to the Wild Horses of the Ethiopian Region

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 237 Coll-792
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 volumes, 1 bundle (including c. 55 colour plates). Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
  • Location
      MSS 2616-2621

Scope and Content

The collection is composed of a 3-volume treatise in typescript, and some 55 colour plates of wild horses of the Ethiopian region.

Administrative / Biographical History

J. P. Prazak submitted his research entitled A study on the wild horses of the Ethiopian region to Edinburgh University. The work was done 1896-1897.

Access Information

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Acquisition Information

Volume contains a letter from Sir William Turner indicating retrieval of works from Professor Cossar Ewart, 1909.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained within the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.


Geographical Names