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Soils

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

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Basic Slag, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1424
Scope and Contents Text from the report of a lecture from 'The Scottish Farmer' January 18, 1908 on 'what agricultural authorities say in favor of basic slag. Principal R. Patrick Wright, West of Scotland College on the improvement of poor permanent pasture, soil, pure reclaimed moss, formerly covered by poor, brown unnutritious herbage test at labour farm colony, Mid Locharwoods, Dumfrieshshire.' Also notes the cost of manure applied per acre and profit.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Basic Slag on Grassland, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1401
Scope and Contents Photograph of two boxes of basic slag on grassland with heavy soil which were part of the Bath and West Society experiment in November 1901. The experiment was discussed in Vide Socity's Journal in 1903, pg. 17 and was shown at the "Royal", June 23, 1903. The sign on the boxes note that one is without basic slag and the other is with basic slag, but both samples were sent by John Reeve of West Grinstead, Horsham.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Black Cotton Soil Cracked by Drought, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/229
Scope and Contents Photograph in an article of black cotton soil cracked by drought.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Cleaning Cattle and Soil of Ticks by Pasture Rotation, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3274
Scope and Contents Diagram of the method of cleaning cattle and soil of ticks by pasture rotation from Louis A Klein's Report on Method, 1907.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Development of Wheat Seedlings in Aqueous Extracts of Soil, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1385
Scope and Contents Photographs of the development of four wheat seedlings in aqueous extracts of soil samples from poor Cecil clay, from good Cecil clay, from poor Leonardtown loam, and from good Leonardtown loam.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Development of Wheat Seedlings in Aqueous Soil, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1360
Scope and Contents Photograph of four samples of the development of wheat seedlings in aqueous soil with two from Takoma Park, Washington DC and two from Statesville, North Carolina in the mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Examining Soil for Drainage - Water Level Test Holes, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1372
Scope and Contents Illustration and text on examining soil for drainage using water level test holes to investigate the nature of the soil and subsoil of the land.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from 3rd Earl of Hopetoun to Joseph Black, 27 January 1772

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/41-42
Scope and Contents Letter from 3rd Earl of Hopetoun to Joseph Black regarding gold soil.
Dates: 27 January 1772

Letter from 3rd Earl of Hopetoun to Joseph Black, 12 February 1773

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/51-52
Scope and Contents Letter from 3rd Earl of Hopetoun to Joseph Black regarding gold soil.
Dates: 12 February 1773

Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black, 25 April 1775

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/81
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black about soil.
Dates: 25 April 1775