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Basic Slag, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1424

Scope and Contents

Text from the report of a lecture from 'The Scottish Farmer' January 18, 1908 on 'what agricultural authorities say in favor of basic slag. Principal R. Patrick Wright, West of Scotland College on the improvement of poor permanent pasture, soil, pure reclaimed moss, formerly covered by poor, brown unnutritious herbage test at labour farm colony, Mid Locharwoods, Dumfrieshshire.' Also notes the cost of manure applied per acre and profit.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm


82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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