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Correspondence 1915, 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21

Scope and Contents

The series chiefly contains correspondence with Claud Alexander and Henry John Elwes about sheep and pony breeding. Other key items of correspondence include: Sir Edward Albert Sharpey Schafer concerning the need for a decision regarding a scientific director for the proposed new animal breeding research station; William Abbott Herdman regarding his work on some of the findings of H.M.S Challenger; Charles Dawson regarding a horse skull and refererring to the skull fragments of Eoanthropus dawnsoni ('the Piltdown Man') and Sir William Turner responding to the news of the death of Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire, Lecturer in Genetics at the University of Edinburgh.


  • Creation: 1915

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Physical Description

1 folder

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From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 folder

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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