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Experiments

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

1956 diary containing notes containing experiment notes from 1957, April-September 1957

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Identifier: Coll-1255/5/17
Scope and Contents Diary contains notes relating to population experiments on heterozygotes.
Dates: April-September 1957

Cattle Feeding Tables, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2089
Scope and Contents Table of information on feeding experiments with cattle over eighteen months old at Cockle Park between 1907-1908. It indicates the rations per head daily during the four month trial and the different types of feeds used to monitor the cows live weight.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Cattle Feeding Tables, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2090
Scope and Contents Table of information on feeding experiments with cattle just over six months old at Cockle Park between 1907-1908. It indicates the rations per head daily during the four month trial and the different types of feeds used to monitor the cows live weight.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Copy of a letter (incomplete) to the Moray Bequest from James Cossar Ewart, 24 November 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/25
Scope and Contents Ewart requests financial aid from the Trust to continue his 'Penicuik experiments'. He details all the grants he has thus far received and itemises his expenditure.

The end of the letter is not present.
Dates: 24 November 1898

Copy of a letter to Sir William [Turner] from James Cossar Ewart, 10 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/28
Scope and Contents Ewart asks Turner whether the University Court would consider appointing a committee to investigate the question of providing facilities for animal breeding experiments along the lines of the work being carried out by Darbishire. He provides annual costings for the experiments at Fairslacks, and mentions that the Farm Committee of the East of Scotland College of Agriculture has asked Ewart on what terms he should be prepared to hand over the farm to them for a year.
Dates: 10 May 1912

Copy of a minute from the Edinburgh University and College of Agriculture Joint Committee on Research in Animal Breeding, 12 June 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/12
Scope and Contents The minute records a letter from the Secretary to the Development Commission which requests that the Committee remodel the scheme of experiments submitted with their application in order to convert it into a unified scheme of research. There is also a motion from Ewart that an Executive Committee be appointed to receive, allocate and disburse grants from Government or other sources in aid of research in animal breeding, to select a Director and researchers and to approve schemes of research.
Dates: 12 June 1914

Cross-Section Chests Cattle, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3346
Scope and Contents Illustration of cross-sections of three breeds of cattle's chests, a Hereford, a Shorthorn and a Galloway to demonstrate the size and shape differences. Handwritten notes describe the findings beneath the image.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Data and papers relating to experiments, 1956-1998

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Identifier: Coll-1255/8
Scope and Contents Contains data from experiments with antigens of Paramecium aurelia, population experiments with Paramecium, supernatants, hybridorms and cloning, mating induction with Euplotes and data relating to work with Sodsri Thaithong et al on pyrimethamine and Plasmodium falciparum, and a collection of lantern slide negatives.
Dates: 1956-1998

Draft letter by Joseph Black on smelting, c1783

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/137-141
Scope and Contents Draft letter by Joseph Black with an account of George Cottrel's experiment in smelting iron by an air furnace.
Dates: c1783

Draft letter to Sir Thomas Hudson-Beare from Charles Mackinnon Douglas, 04 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/37
Scope and Contents Douglas writes in favour of Ewart's farm at Fairslacks as a suitable place for breeding experiments. He also highlights the distinction between a demonstration farm for the instruction of farmers, and an experimental farm designed to afford normal conditions in which investigation can be carried out. He also states that he sees no reason why Jersey cows should not be kept in good health at Fairslacks.
Dates: 04 June 1912