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University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Department of Research in Animal Breeding. Department of Research in Animal Breeding (1919-1930)


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Assortment of items from bound volume, 1927-1936, 1927-1936

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/5/1
Scope and Contents Contains: Animal Breeding Research Department annual reports 1926-1928 (2 reports); letter from F.A.E Crew to the University of Melbourne recommending Greenwood to the degree of DSc, including bibliography of research work (October 1930); three menus from the Cunard shipping company (January 1931); press cuttings concerning the Keith and Neil Prizes (1932); article about the Harper Adams conference (August 1933); reprint of article 'Edinburgh' by J. Russell Greig from The...
Dates: 1927-1936

Assortment of items from bound volume, 1940-1948, 1940-1948

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/5/2
Scope and Contents

Contains: letter from F.A.E Crew to Greenwood handing over control of the Institute of Animal Genetics due to the Second World War (February 1940); newspaper clippings (1942-1946); certificate and photographs relating to Greenwood's Home Guard service (1940-1944); report listing poultry research centres in America, material relating to the 8th World's Poultry Congress, Copenhagen (August 1948); various correspondence, photographs newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates: 1940-1948

Institute of Animal Genetics, c.1902-2000

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1
Scope and Contents Contains: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/1 - Minutes of the Animal Breeding Committee and the Farm Sub-Committee; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/2 - Reports, including annual, quinquennial and financial reports; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/3 - Correspondence; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/4 - Publications and offprints; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5 - Records relating to the history of the Institute; ...
Dates: c.1902-2000

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 30 November 1926

Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/11
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that McDougall, the Australian representative on the Empire Marketing Board, would be happy to get in touch with the Animal Breeding Department of Edinburgh University. McDougall claims that the Board has a good deal of money to spend on research and are now interested in the Empire Soil Survey being carried out at the University of Aberdeen. Le Souef recommends that Ewart send McDougall information concerning the work of the Department, draft a line of practical research...
Dates: 30 November 1926

Minutes of the Animal Breeding Committee, 1928-1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/1/1
Scope and Contents

NB: the minutes, which are looseleaf, are copies, not originals.

Dates: 1928-1947

Minutes of the Farm Sub-Committee, 1935-1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/1/2
Scope and Contents

Minutes are copies, not originals. December 1935, Dec 1946 and June 1947 only present.

Dates: 1935-1947

Soldier Students, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3165
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a group of Canadian soldiers in a classroom at Edinburgh University being taught by Professor Robert Wallace about the technical side of agriculture in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Special Minute from the Senatus concerning Ewart's retirement, with accompanying letters, 04 November 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/2/23
Scope and Contents

The Special Minute consists of a citation by William Fleming expressing the Senatus' 'cordial good wishes...[and] hope that he may in good health and vigour continue his work in Natural History.' The Minute is accompanied by a letter from Fleming to Ewart, and a handwritten draft of Ewart's reply, in which he states that 'it is a source of great gratification to me to know that there is now a well equipped Department of Animal Breeding with a Chair of Animal Genetics in our University.'

Dates: 04 November 1927

Two address books, undated, c.1920-c.1927

Identifier: Coll-14/8/13
Scope and Contents

Vol 2 contains F.A.E Crew's name, with 'Animal Breeding Research Department', which must place the date of the volume after 1920, when Crew was appointed.

Dates: c.1920-c.1927

Additional filters:

Animal Breeding 3
Animal Breeding Research 2
Committees 2
Crew, F. A. E. (Francis Albert Eley), 1888-1973 -- Correspondence 2
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2