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Wool

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

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Thomas Vale from Lord Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 13 December 1924

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/9
Scope and Contents Wood writes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to acknowledge Vale's letter regarding the improvement of British wool.
Dates: 13 December 1924

Merino - Wollschafrassen, 1961

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Identifier: Coll-1362/1/115
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1958 - 1961. Volume 2 of 19.
Dates: 1961

Modern problems in the improvement of wool production, 1956

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Identifier: Coll-1362/1/10
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1947-1957. Volume 1 of 19.
Dates: 1956

Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille, 28 October 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/101
Scope and Contents Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille [St John's Wort/St Columba's Plant] probably collected from Archibald Currie, aged forty-six, shoemaker, Iocar [√Ćochdar], Uibhist a Deas/South Uist describing how it is [collected] 'gun sire[adh] gun iar[raidh]' and 'is scraped ag[ainst] its bark and a crosgag (a ring) is made and placed in the bottom of the milk [boyne].' The note also describes the 'cneapag' which is made before the crosgag is made. Calum Cille [St Columba] is described as 'the best herd that...
Dates: 28 October 1872

Notes and vocabulary notes about sheep in the St Kilda archipelago, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/173
Scope and Contents Notes about sheep and wool in the St Kilda archipelago that the sheep are not fleeced but pulled, that the wool on 'sheep in Bor[eraigh]' [Borerary] is one and a half [inches] long and that there is a 'well in top of Lei - no grass' [Stac Lee]. The vocabulary notes read '"Ruagadh" = catching sheep'; 'Giaraiste = ab[ou]t 9 fath[oms] of rope which S[aint] K[ildans] carry like a non-com[mi]s[sioned] off[ice]rs shash [sash]' and 'Rusgadh = Signalling'.
Dates: June 1887

Notes in an unknown hand concerning the Blackface-Southdown cross of sheep, 30 November 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/28
Scope and Contents The notes record that there is now a small healthy flock of Blackface-Southdown sheep crosses. The first generation has already given straightforward results and the saleable value of the fleeces and carcases have been judged favourably. It is likely that this experiment will be extended by the purchase of more Blackface ewes and a new Southdown ram, although a reciprocal crossing with Southdown ewes should ideally be carried out on a Sussex farm where the ewes would be in their natural...
Dates: 30 November 1914

Number of Sheep in Various Countries, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3359
Scope and Contents Table of information on the number of sheep in various countries in various years between 1890 and 1907 showing that Australia holds the foremost position in size of flock and quantity and quality of wool produced.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

On the grading of British wool, September 1969

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Identifier: Coll-1362/1/313
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1969 - 1970. Volume 6 of 19.
Dates: September 1969

On the Road - Australia: The Sheep Country, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/647
Scope and Contents Photograph of three wagons piled high with packed bales of wool drawn by teams of horses along a road in Australia in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Papers of Michael L. Ryder

 Fonds
Identifier:  Coll-1702
Scope and Contents Papers are sorted in box files by subject, on the following topics:- Ryder's book 'Sheep and Man', including original illustrations and correspondence (15 box files); textiles and weaving (3 box files); - Sheep and wool in the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Middle East (3 box files); - Skin biology, wool and other animal hair, wool colour (7 box files); - St Kilda, Orkney and Shetland sheep (2 box files); - Archaeological textiles, clothing, rugs and carpets (4...
Dates: c.1950s-2000s