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Agriculture

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

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 11 March 1912

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/13
Scope and Contents

Lort-Phillips writes that he agrees Phillpotts-Williams is in too much of a hurry due to fear that others 'will forestall him in taking the lead'. He feels that the Board of Agriculture's policy is the wrong one and emphasises the importance of scientific research in agriculture.

Dates: 11 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir John Stirling Ainsworth, 25 August 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/22
Scope and Contents

Ainsworth writes that he will gladly help with the opportunity for pony breeding that has arisen in relation to the Committee set up by the Selkirk office to report on how far the Congested Districts Board can promote improved agriculture amongst crofters. He suggests that Ewart give evidence before this committee and is glad that the original report is being revised.

Dates: 25 August 1909

MS 230: Geoponica, including excerpts of De re rustica by Cassianus Bassus, ? late 16th century

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Identifier: MS 230
Contents This manuscript contains the Geoponica, a twenty-book compilation including texts on various agricultural subjects, chiefly drawing on the writings of Cassianus Bassus (6th-7th c.), who himself used the work of an earlier Greek author, Vindonius Anatolius (4th c., also known as Anatolius of Berytus). The Geoponica was written by an unknown writer in the 10th century at the behest of the Emperor Constantine VII...
Dates: ? late 16th century

Papers of Dorothy Webb relating to Southern Rhodesia

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-386
Identifier: Coll-2050
Content Description Papers relating to the settling and occupation of lands and farms by British settlers in Southern Rhodesia from the 1890s to the 1960s, compiled and saved from destruction by Mr Webb when Robert Mugabe was destroying records in Zimbabwe.The first file is entitled "Lomagundi - S. S. Ranch Ext.", and has two bundles labelled "notices / gazettes" and "blank forms". The first bundle contains advertising pamphlets, gazettes, and paperwork relating to the purchase of land by settlers...
Dates: 1892-1962

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents

[to be completed]

Dates: 1731-1803

Progress of Canada, 1918-1919, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2498
Scope and Contents

Table of the progress that Canada made in population and agriculture in 1918 and 1919.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them...
Dates: 1881

Records of Brunstane Farm, Portobello, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-808
Scope and Contents The material is composed of several folders of accounts offering an insight into farming practice throughout the mid-decades of the twentieth century, an impression of the scale of self-sustaining small business in Portobello and district itself, and an idea of the cost of living from the 1930s to the 1970s especially for a small farmer. The firms include insurance companies, animal feed firms, and repair shops. There are accounts from an ironmonger and sheet metal worker in Portobello, the...
Dates: 1932-1973

Records of Farming at Crofthead, West Lothian

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-523
Scope and Contents

The records are composed of: an account book, in green vellum, of J.Waddel, the farmer at Crofthead, West Lothian, and of his son James Waddel, 1766-1838; and, a notebook containing lectures on various diseases. Also accounts for sales of butter, cheese, 1787-1793.

Dates: 1766-1838

Science Degrees Committee Minute Book, 1876-1892

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACA/SCI/1/2
Scope and Contents

Includes letters, lists of candidates for exams, exam questions details of reports by examiners, changes in chairs and regulations, results of exams. The volume also covers physical and natural science and engineering, public health and agriculture.

Dates: 1876-1892