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Keller, C., fl 1902-1905 (professor of zoology, Zurich University)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 22 April 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/23
Scope and Contents

Elwes provides some details of the 'dun-faced sheep' and suggests that Ewart impress on Claud Alexander the importance of photographing the results of his cross-breeding experiments, rather than breeding indiscriminately. He mentions the research of Professor Keller on the B√ľndner sheep of Switzerland and R.F Scharff in Ireland. He hopes to visit Ewart before going to Shetland.

Dates: 22 April 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Richard Francis Scharff, 02 December 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/44
Scope and Contents

Scharff writes that a great deal has been written about the domestication and place of origin of Bos taurus primigenius, but that Professor Keller has shown conclusively that its domestication took place in Greece around 1500BC and that it never existed in Northern Asia or North America. Scharff remarks that the Bison bonasus is undoubtedly a near relation to the American bison.

Dates: 02 December 1910

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