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Series 1018 - Professor William Lowrie's Agricultural Lecture Notes

Date Range1890 - 1911
Quantity36 cm, 12 volumes
ProvenanceProfessor William Lowrie
Description

The records consist of handwritten and typewritten lecture notes prepared by Professor William Lowrie, the second Principal of Roseworthy Agricultural College from 1897-1901.The notes cover a wide range of topics including stock management, crops, machinery, manures and soils.

Inventory Listing

Handwritten lecture notes on crops, silage, manures and sorghum
Includes printed publication 'Lecture on Mixed Farming' and appendix of wool classing notes by George Jeffrey

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1890    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800001 Box Number 1 Series 1018
Notes of lectures on 'Diseases of Stock' delivered by Professor Lowrie

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Mainly about animal care - modes of administration of medicine - drenches, poultices, lotions, blisters etc.

Date Range 1898 - 1899    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800002 Box Number 1 Series 1018
Paddock Register containing 'Sheep carrying capacity Field 1 1906-1907' and 'No of sheep days and sheep per acre Fields 1-16 1906-1911'

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus

Date Range 1906 - 1911    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800003 Box Number 1 Series 1018
Livestock General

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
142 typed pages including pictures of sheep varieties, merinos.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800004 Box Number 1 Series 1018
Notes on management of sheep, pigs and horses

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
225 pages of handwritten and typed notes.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800005 Box Number 1 Series 1018
Lecture notes for Farm Engineering practical

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Typed notes on farm machinery, tractors, fertiliser spreaders.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800006 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Unbound Notes on Organic and Artificial Manures

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
128 pages of types and handwritten notes.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 101800007 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Grain Harvest Operations Vol 4

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Typed pages start on page 141 to 200. Also contains handwritten notes on Cryptogamie Diseases of Wheat. Other volumes missing.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800008 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Unbound Notes on General Course of Agriculture

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Typed pages 1-61 contain information about soils - loam, sandy, peaty. Part 2 'Tillage operations' pp 1-91.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800009 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Crops (part ii)

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Typed pages start on page 115 to 199 and contain notes on barley, oats, rye.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800010 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Crops

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Labelled Vol 3 on spine but described as Volume 4 internally. 114 typed pages.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800011 Box Number 3 Series 1018
Crops Vol. 5

This item contains references to: Roseworthy Campus
Contains handwritten notes on rotation of crops.

Date Range Undated    Quantity 3 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 101800012 Box Number 2 Series 1018
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
HTML edition University of Adelaide Archives
Updated 6 November 2013
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/1018.htm

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