Michigan State Fair
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Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials concerning stock breeding and related interests of the Clapp family in southeastern Michigan. Materials in the collection relating to the stock breeding activities of Nathan A. Clapp on his farm near Wixom in Oakland County reflect the early development in Michigan of an interest in purebred stock during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Of particular interest is a handwritten draft of a speech delivered by Mr. Clapp in 1886 or 1888...
Dates: 1857 - 1955
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications concerned with the field of agriculture including Quarterly of the Alpha Zeta, the magazine for the agriculture fraternity which contains updates by schools. Scribener’s Lumber and Log Book gives tables for measurements and guides for aspects of the lumber trade. Notable is the catalog for W.S. Hannah and Sons Poultry, a business owned by the father of MSU...
Dates: 1882 - 1948