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Leghorn chicken

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of illustrations showing plumage of the Leghorn Fowl

Identifier: Coll-1165
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of various proofs forTransactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol.LIX., pp.533-562. (c.1938). Various proofs prior to the final copy include: - Plate I - colour illustrations mounted on card - illustrations 1 to 12 - Plate II - colour illustrations mounted on card - illustrations 13 to 24 - Plate III - monochrome proof - illustrations...
Dates: c.1938

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Gwen Faulkner, 09 October 1929

Identifier: Coll-14/9/35/7
Scope and Contents

Faulkner asks Ewart for advice on feathers for an experiment being conducted at the University of Chicago, namely the age at which the juvenile plumage on the brown leghorn is repaced by adult plumage.

Dates: 09 October 1929

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from William Bateson, 13 November 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/24
Scope and Contents Bateson writes to Cecil asking for his experience of cross-breeding poultry with other species of birds. Bateson writes that he aims to conduct experiments to determine whether certain distinguishing features of breeds can be blended in crossing, and what differences there are in crossing pure-bred and inbred breeds. He notes that he has been experimenting with White Leghorn chickens, but that he has had difficulty in finding breeds of a strictly recorded pedigree, specifically red combed...
Dates: 13 November 1898

Page mounted with five photographs, c.1957

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/82
Scope and Contents Recto: photograph of Dr Blyth inspecting a Brown Leghorn hen at the Poultry Research Centre, with a caption reading: 'Dr Blyth inspects a Brown Leghorn hen in the spacious breeding hens house where the most detailed checks of the laying of the birds are registered regularly throughout the day in charts'; photograph of Dr Lake and Dr B. Dugdale with a cockerel. Verso: photograph of Alan Greenwood appearing on a television screen; photograph of two unidentified women sitting...
Dates: c.1957

Page mounted with three photographs, c.1957

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/79
Scope and Contents Recto: photograph ofJosephine Peace captioned 'Holding one of four sister hens in the Brown Leghorn flock which have laid an average of 340 egss in 6-8 weeks.' It appears that a photograph of Alan Greenwood has been removed from the page, as a caption reads: 'Dr A.W. Greenwood, director of the PRC, and founder of the noted flock of Brown Leghorns started in 1928.' Verso: photograph of Alan Greenwood and two unidentified men; photograph of Alan Greenwood, J.E Wilson and two...
Dates: c.1957

Page mounted with two photographs and a copy of Greenwood's Fellow of the Poultry Science Association card, c.1959

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/81
Scope and Contents

Recto: photograph of 6.5 to 7.5-week old chickens in an environmentally controlled room at the Poultry Research Centre; photograph of one of the control lines in the Brown Leghorn flock.

Verso: copy of Alan Greenwood's Fellow's card from the Poultry Science Association, dated 06 August 1959.

Dates: c.1959

Page mounted with two press cuttings, March-April 1954

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/53
Scope and Contents

The first press cutting concerns the tenth World's Poultry Congress, under the headline 'Edinburgh Congress Will Put Scotland 'On Poultry Map' (Edinburgh Evening News, 15 March 1954); the second cutting concerns the logo of the Congress, which depicted a brown Leghorn cockerel inside a thistle (Scottish Daily Mail, 27 April 1954).

Dates: March-April 1954