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Animal Breeding Research

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Reports, 1924-1947

 File
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/2/1
Scope and Contents For the period 1924-1928, the annual reports are bound and headed 'Animal Breeding Research Department', as the organisation was known before it was renamed the Institute of Animal Genetics in 1930. The later reports are unbound photocopies and also contain some items of correspondence.

The reports 1924-1928 are stamped 'Cossar Ewart Bequest' and the year 1934. There are reports wanting for the period 1930 and 1934.
Dates: 1924-1947

Copy of a minute from the Edinburgh University and College of Agriculture Joint Committee on Research in Animal Breeding, 12 June 1914

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/12
Scope and Contents The minute records a letter from the Secretary to the Development Commission which requests that the Committee remodel the scheme of experiments submitted with their application in order to convert it into a unified scheme of research. There is also a motion from Ewart that an Executive Committee be appointed to receive, allocate and disburse grants from Government or other sources in aid of research in animal breeding, to select a Director and researchers and to approve schemes of research.
Dates: 12 June 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 23 November 1926

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/9
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he hopes the Australian Prime Minister will find the time to see the research work in progress at Edinburgh and Aberdeen. He advises Ewart to emphasise the necessity of 'bridging the gap between the universities and the pastoralists so that the benefits of research can be put into practice.' Le Souef will be extending his proposed trip to North Australia in order to visit a large fresh water lake near Alice Springs to look up a large carnivorous animal which is at present...
Dates: 23 November 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 28 November 1926

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/10
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that he will enquire whether the results of research can be passed on to other interested parties. He has mentioned the matter to Australia House officials who seemed to think that the Empire Marketing Board would be interested in the research.
Dates: 28 November 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Albert Sherbourne Le Souef, 30 November 1926

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/32/11
Scope and Contents Le Souef writes that McDougall, the Australian representative on the Empire Marketing Board, would be happy to get in touch with the Animal Breeding Department of Edinburgh University. McDougall claims that the Board has a good deal of money to spend on research and are now interested in the Empire Soil Survey being carried out at the University of Aberdeen. Le Souef recommends that Ewart send McDougall information concerning the work of the Department, draft a line of practical research with...
Dates: 30 November 1926

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 28 February 1912

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/9
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips writes that he and the Devon County Committee have agreed to run their Pack Horse Stud Book together. Mr Phillpotts-Williams, a Committee member, is anxious to form a strong London committee to grapple with horse breeding questions, although Lort-Phillips would prefer to wait until the ground is clear. Lort-Phillips asks Ewart to be his collaborator with taking their ideas and research further.
Dates: 28 February 1912

Memoranda and financial reports, c.1926-1947

 File
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/2/3
Scope and Contents Contains photocopied and original reports, in an unbound form. Also contains a photocopy of the programme for the opening of the Institute of Animal Genetics building, on 30 June 1930. The programme includes a full history of the Institute to date, written by F.A.E Crew, as well as photographs and floor plans.
Dates: c.1926-1947

Papers of Alan W. Greenwood

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1057
Scope and Contents Contains: academic certificates of Alan Greenwood and Janet Alison Vera Crockett; papers relating to the Institute of Animal Genetics, including a notebook detailing various poultry experiments, a report from the Institute (1943-1944) and various historical memoranda; papers relating to the Poultry Research Centre; reprints of journal articles and research...
Dates: 19th century-1984

Papers of James Cossar Ewart

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-14
Scope and Contents Contains: Coll-14/1 - Medals, including those presented at school in Penicuik and while at Edinburgh University. There are also medals won for prize animals at various shows; Coll-14/2 - Certifcates, Diplomas and Letters of Appointment, including Ewart's medical qualification certificates, and his commission of appointment to the Regius Professorship of Natural History at the University of...
Dates: 1866-1935

Papers of St Clair Taylor relating to the Animal Breeding Research Organisation multibreed projects

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-352
Identifier: Coll-1850
Content Description Comprises paper drafts, data and notes relating to Taylor's research on multibreed projects at the Animal Breeding Research Organisation (ABRO) during the 1970s-1980s. Taylor has also provided contemporary annotations and information on potential future projects using the digitised experimental data provided here on two DVDs.
Dates: 1972-2017