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

 Person

Found in 27 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'.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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.
Dates: 20 August 1911

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.
Dates: 14 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 14 October 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/67
Scope and Contents Elwes asks Ewart to clarify to the funding body that although Elwes is working in collaboration with Ewart, he is not seeking a grant himself. He also asks him to check that the application does not clash with any application made by Wallace.
Dates: 14 October 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 11 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/76
Scope and Contents Elwes agrees with Ewart on Wallace's proposition concerning the Karakul sheep, and states that he has declined to sign the application unless it is considerably modified, with Ewart's original writing to be reinstated.
Dates: 11 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/77
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is sending Ewart his paper for him to check, and asks him to select some photographs after consulting Eagle Clarke. He is also returning the original application as altered by Wallace, and recommends that Ewart make contact with Carruthers.
Dates: 16 November 1911