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Sire of a New Breed - Fat Rumped Ram, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1710

Scope and Contents

Photograph of a pure-bred fat-rumped ram from Siberia that was owned by the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station which was used to sire a new breed of sheep that could better withstand the cold in the early/mid 20th century.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide 81mm by 81mm


81mm by 81mm

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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