Michigan State Agricultural Society collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains an inventory of farm machinery exhibited at the First and Second Annual Fairs of the Michigan State Agricultural Society in Detroit in 1849 and Ann Arbor in 1850. Also included is a membership card for Stephen Eldred dated 1854.
- 1849, 1850, 1854
- Michigan State Agricultural Society (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Michigan State Agricultural Society was organized in Lansing on March 17, 1849. Its purpose was to provide Michigan farmers the information to build the best farms.
The society went on to manage the Michigan State Agricultural College. This responsibility was later turned over to a newly created State Board of Agriculture.
The society also oversaw the Michigan State Fair.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of Michigan State University Alumni Relations Office, 1970-01-19. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Michigan State Agricultural Society Collection
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- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.