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Agriculture

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

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

2 Common-place books with medical receipts and prescriptions, and with gardening hints

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1555
Scope and Contents The common-place books are written in the same hand, largely, and are described as: 1 x common-place book, small 4to, with 174pp numbered, dating from 1817-1837, though a later style of handwriting on last unnumbered 4 pp feature the date 1849. Original lightly diced Russia, lacking spine. Manuscript medical receipts, prescriptions. Entries feature named Scottish doctors or Scottish periodicals. An extensive...

A list of books of agriculture given me ..., c1698

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B [33]
Scope and Contents A book list, perhaps in the hand of the man who gave it to Gregory, whose name appears to read 'Jacob Bobart'. The latest imprint on the list is 1693.

Agriculture note, 1698

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [063]
Scope and Contents A short note on rye grass, food prices, and pigeon coops, followed by a shorter remark on the most comfortable dimensions of the steps in a staircase.

Board of Agriculture from January 1906, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/176
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of men that comprised the Board of Agriculture in January 1906 sitting and standing on a platform in front of a forest.

Class notes - Lectures on Agriculture and Entemology, given by Professor Wallace and Dr. Fream

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1283
Scope and Contents This volume in typescript contains careful notes on these two series of lectures at the University of Edinburgh. The first series, by Professor Robert Wallace (1853-1939), Chair of Agriculture, covers dairying, with extensive coverage of the different types of cheese and their production. The second, by Dr. William Fream, covers agricultural entomology, essentially the varieties of pests that attack crops. There are ink drawings throughout. Spine-title and title-page both indicate...

Diaries of the Reids of Peasehill, Fife

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-468
Scope and Contents The diaries contain notes by David Reid senior, of weather and farming neighbours, 1855 to 1856, and notes by David Reid junior, of school, farm and St. Andrews University, 1873 to 1883.

Diary of Charles Ross of Greenlaw, 1 January 1795-27 June 1805

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0192
Scope and Contents Manuscript pocket-diary of Charles Ross of Greenlaw, a Scottish surveyor, architect, farmer, nurseryman and gardener near Paisley, with daily weather readings and notes of his activities and health from 1 January 1795 to 27 June 1805. The diary contains some illustrations. Charles Ross was at the forefront of the Agricultural Revolution in South-West Scotland in the second half of the 18th century. His journal reveals that in his late 70s and early 80s he remained physically and socially active...

Engaged in Agriculture, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2079
Scope and Contents Table showing the number of people (male and female) engaged in the agricultural industry in England, Wales and Scotland between 1871 and 1901.

Etymological and geographical note for Creaga Loisgte, 20 January 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/146
Scope and Contents Etymological and geographical note collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula stating that Creaga Loisgte got its name from being the place where kelp was first burnt, by an Irishman called Ruari na Luath. He had come to the islands to teach kelp-making. Hector says that this was the best place for giomaich and crubagan [lobster and crab] and that potatos and bere [barley] are now grown there. His wife's great...

Export Produce of Canada, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3322
Scope and Contents Table of information from the Canadian Trade and Navigation Reports on the exports from Canada in 1904 of animal and agricultural produce to Great Britain and the United States.