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Autograph ms from 'The Shepherd's Calendar' by James Hogg, being a leaf from the draft for 'Class IV. Dogs'

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1713
Content Description Autograph ms from 'The Shepherd's Calendar', by James Hogg, 1824. It is a leaf from the draft of 'Class IV. Dogs', and is large folio size laid onto paper.
The ms has some Borders stories about dogs e.g. 'the late Mr. Steel's nephew in Peebles had a bitch [...] whose feats in taking home sheep from the neighbouring farms into the market at Peebles by herself form innumerable anecdotes in that vicinity...'.
Dates: 1824

Papers of Michael L. Ryder

 Fonds
Identifier:  Coll-1702
Scope and Contents Papers are sorted in box files by subject, on the following topics:- Ryder's book 'Sheep and Man', including original illustrations and correspondence (15 box files); textiles and weaving (3 box files); - Sheep and wool in the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Middle East (3 box files); - Skin biology, wool and other animal hair, wool colour (7 box files); - St Kilda, Orkney and Shetland sheep (2 box files); - Archaeological textiles, clothing, rugs and carpets (4...
Dates: c.1950s-2000s

Swan Land and Cattle Company

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-162
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of reminiscences of the Swan Land and Cattle Company. The bundles of material are entitled:The Swan Land and Cattle Company. Utilizers of Wyoming Grass;The Swan Company roundupsParts I and II;The Two-Bar hands. Cowboys for the Swan Company;Blue Grass Well. World's largest water-hole; andEdward Held and the Swan Company.
Dates: 1883-1947