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

 Person

Found in 10 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

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 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, 09 June [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/40
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has received a sample of wool and asks if the sheep is from Siberia. He is sorry to hear that Wallace is opposing Ewart.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 09 June [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 09 November [1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/54
Scope and Contents Elwes asks for Ewart's opinion on the Iceland skins and for him to return them. He has just received some new cloth and enquires whether Mrs Ewart or any of their friends would like some before he hands it over to the tailor to sell. Wallace has written that he has a fine ram from Russia which he is sending to a farm for the Scottish Board of Agriculture.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 09 November [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c. June 1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/39
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he will settle with the people of Shetland how many sheep to send and when. He also wants sheep from Fairisle and Foula. Balfour of Dawyck wants some sheep sent along with them, and Elwes asks Ewart if he knows of any place near Leith where the sheep could rest for a week en route. He writes that Wallace is hoping to get a grant to carry out cross-breeding experiments at the University and has suggested working together.

The letter is undated.
Dates: [c. June 1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 04 July 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/40
Scope and Contents Elwes is sending Ewart the fleece of a Cheviot-Shetland cross from Shetland and that he will also receive a fleece of a first-prize shearling Welsh ewe. He is also enclosing photographs of sheep showing four generations and asks Ewart's advice on what would be the most interesting cross out of them. He asks when Ewart and Wallace are going to examine the wools.
Dates: 04 July 1911

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.
Dates: 15 August 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c.11 June 1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/33
Scope and Contents Elwes writes from Shetland that he has had a pleasant and successful trip seeing 'some of the best sheep in Shetland', although he fears that there are no pure Shetland sheep left. He provides details of the sheep he has purchased. He wishes to see Ewart on his journey south to arrange the forwarding of the ewe hoggs Elwes has bought from him. He urges Ewart to examine the wool which he addressed to Wallace at the University. The letter is undated but marked 'Sunday', which,...
Dates: [c.11 June 1911]

Professor Wallace and Welsh [Mountain?] and Border Leicester Ram in Egypt, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2394
Scope and Contents Photograph of Professor Wallace with standing next to a Welsh [Mountain?] and Border Leicester ram in Egypt in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s