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Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photograph of the interior of the fellmongery showing the baling room, the press and piles of wool in the late 19th or early 20th century. [At Burrawang Station, NSW?]
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he has recommended Ewart to colleagues in the Institute of Science and Industry, Australia, who will arrange to meet with Ewart when they are in England. Le Souef believes it is important that the research into wool in Australia be started along the right lines with the advice of experienced people to avoid duplicating work. He reports that they have had promising results in wool quality and quantity by feeding sheep with a mixture of mineral salts. Finally, he provides...
Dates: 06 May 1927
Scope and Contents Le Souef asks Ewart to procure some photographs of hybrid 'Psoa' sheep and a typical sample of wool from Gillespie. Some pastoralists have expressed an interest in the wool from these sheep as it may make a better tweed-like cloth when mixed with Merino. He reports that he has worked out a scheme which he hopes will lead to the production of many quality skins from colder districts.
Dates: 26 May 1930
Scope and Contents Frobisher enquires as to whether Ewart would be willing to sit on a newly formed Co-ordinating Research Committee of the British Research Association for the Woollen and Worsted Industries.
Dates: 21 April 1928
Scope and Contents Sanderson provides the approximate retail value of the various wools Ewart has sent him. He compliments Ewart on his article on the Argali type of sheep.
Dates: 10 July 1914
Scope and Contents Elwes asks Ewart what the Ronaldsay sheep were like, and whether Eagle Clark is back from St Kilda yet. He reports that they have an acknowledgement of their application from the Board of Agriculture. He also mentions that he will be visiting the wool manufacturer Sanderson. Letter is undated, although marked 'Sunday', which appears to place it around 8th October (ie the Sunday before the following letter, ...
Dates: [c. 08 October 1911]
Scope and Contents Wood writes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries providing details of the investigations into the improvement of wool at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the University of Leeds, the Woollen Research Association and the University College of North Wales. One item in the programme concerns the results of introducing Merino blood into certain British hill breeds. He states that in later crossings it may be desirable to use Australian or New Zealand merinos but for the...
Dates: 16 December 1924