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Wallace, Robert, Professor, 1853-1939 (professor of agriculture and rural economy)

 Person

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Auchenbrain Border Leicesters, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2734
Scope and Contents Photograph several Auchenbrain Boder Leicester sheep in a pen at Kelso, [Scotland] in 1907 with Mr. Wallace 'ruminating on perspective value'.

Buffalo, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2693
Scope and Contents Photograph of a buffalo from 1906. Possibly one of Professor Robert Wallace's images since 'Wallace' has been handwritten on the top edge of the slide.

Canny Scots, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3148
Scope and Contents Photograph of 'canny Scots' - two men stand beside two women who are sitting on a a park bench on a lawn with trees and mountains in the background in the early 20th century. One of the men is possibly, Professor Robert Wallace.

Class notes - Lectures on Agriculture and Entemology, given by Professor Wallace and Dr. Fream

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Identifier: Coll-1283
Scope and Contents This volume in typescript contains careful notes on these two series of lectures at the University of Edinburgh. The first series, by Professor Robert Wallace (1853-1939), Chair of Agriculture, covers dairying, with extensive coverage of the different types of cheese and their production. The second, by Dr. William Fream, covers agricultural entomology, essentially the varieties of pests that attack crops. There are ink drawings throughout. Spine-title and title-page both indicate...

Highland Show, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3177
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of men: [Sir Walter] Runciman, Wilson, [Thomas] Buttar, R[obert] Wallace, Lord Lucas, H Wallace and McLaren standing together in a show ring at the Highland Show in 1913.

India Cattle, Calcutta - Wallace, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1285
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man driving a wagon pulled bya team of India cattle in Calcutta in the early 20th century. The name 'Wallace' is written on the slide, but it is unclear if one of the men in the photograph is [Robert] Wallace or if he is the one that took it.

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 20 August 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/46
Scope and Contents Ewart writes that he is enclosing a report on the wool from Watson, Wallace's assistant, although he has not yet heard about the Iceland wool. He would like to have the Ronaldsay sheep, and understands that they live between a wall and the sea and feed mainly on seaweed.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from E. Brand, 14 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/75
Scope and Contents Brand informs Ewart that he has recently returned from Egypt hoping to call upon Professor Wallace, who would have introduced them. He writes that he has photographs which he took on the Aboukir Company's mule breeding farm near Alexandria of a mare with twin horse and mule foals. He comments that this must be a very rare instance of 'double conception' and says he would be happy to show Ewart the photographs.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 15 August 1922

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/11
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has been helping Wallace with his account of Shetland-Soay sheep in his new edition of Farm Live Stock and expresses his distress at the difference of opinion between Wallace and Ewart. Elwes reports that Wallace is willing to make amends and offers to help in any way he can. He concludes by remarking on his failing health and offers Ewart a book from his library as a keepsake.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 25 May [1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/31
Scope and Contents Elwes confirms the time of his visit to Ewart on his way to Shetland. He also wants to meet Wallace.

The year is not written on the letter.