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Experiments

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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 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

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

Letter to William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selbourne from Walter Peacock, 25 April 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/20
Scope and Contents Peacock thanks Lord Selbourne for his interest in the breeding experiments with Dartmoor ponies and old Devon packhorses. He is preparing a memorandum of their current work and plans for the future which he will send to Selbourne and also to Ewart, whom Peacock wishes to consult regarding the application of Mendelian principles to the pack horse. He goes on to describe the breeding work in South Devon between a Norfolk-Roadster stallion and mares with packhorse pedigrees.
Dates: 25 April 1916