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Copy of a minute from the Edinburgh University and College of Agriculture Joint Committee on Research in Animal Breeding, 12 June 1914
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
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has not seen anything of the paper on Scotch sheep which was to be published in The Scottish Naturalist and of which Ewart was to correct the proofs. He mentions a skull and skin of fat-tailed sheep from Central Asia which is now at the British Museum. He has spoken to Lydekker about stuffing other breeds which are not at present represented in the Domestic Animals gallery, but he has been told that there is not enough space and money. However,...
Dates: 25 May 1912
Scope and Contents Greig writes that the Development Commissioners are to meet the Board of Agriculture and representatives of the cattle breeding societies to discuss their scheme. They are proposing to set aside £200 a year to pay for Ewart's travelling expenses and for small experiments which he might conduct for the Board with cattle and sheep. He also proposes to name Ewart as an adviser.
Dates: 11 February 1913