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Agriculture -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

Edity Yokie collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00363
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous items from Keweenaw County, Michigan assembled by the donor. Included are three small volumes containing household expense records, grocery store accounts, and livestock and farm produce records (1893-1944). Also, several stockholder's notices from the Fulton Mining Company of New York (later the Fulton Copper Company) (1854-1855); teachers' certificates from Macomb and Keweenaw Counties (1868-1892); and Insurance Company of Detroit correspondence...
Dates: 1854 - 1944

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

English family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00064
Scope and Contents This collection relates mainly to Albert D. English, his wife, the former Marion Brown Monteith, their daughter Jean English Wisner, and Albert's sister, Annetta English.Many letters in Albert's personal correspondence, especially those from his sister, Annetta, contain references of local historical interest. Annetta English, in her diaries and essays, recorded a great deal of the history of the Manchester, Michigan area. Albert kept personal notes in this field, and also...
Dates: 1829 - 1954

Extension Bulletin - AM UA 16.34

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00916
Dates: 1985 - 1996

Farmers' Institutes records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-22.6
Scope and Contents Farmers' Institutes records contain correspondence about the institutes and educational outreach programs held around the state. Correspondence is arrange by countyAlso included is a notebook given to attendees so that they could take notes on the techniques and information given during the meetings. Drawings of campus buildings and information encouraging people to enroll in college are featured on the pages of the notebook. The notebook is blank except for a few notes that...
Dates: 1876 - 1961

Farmers Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00135
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three volumes (1877-1901) containing the constitution, bylaws, and minutes of the meetings of the Farmers Social Club of Tecumseh, Michigan. The records also contain information on planting techniques, discussion of market prices in comparison with the West, a detailed history of the club and its fair exhibitions, and obituaries of deceased members.

Dates: 1877 - 1901

Fay family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00115
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Fay family living in Middletown and Westfield, Connecticut, and in Genesee County, Michigan. The letters discuss agricultural and economic prospects, religious concerns, family matters, and social activities.

Dates: 1832 - 1875

Futures UA 16.7

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Serial-00316
Dates: 1968 - 2017

George Dair diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00315
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a diary kept by George Dair, supervisor of Joyfield Township, Benzie County, Michigan. The diary deals with rural life in Benzie County. Early entries include information about Michigan weather, traveling routes, purchases of goods, and agricultural activities. The latter part of the diary includes entries of Joyfield Township records dealing with such matters as tax assessment rolls, the township voting count, and township finance.

Dates: 1865 - 1869

George Farr autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: c-00057
Scope and Contents This typed copy of George Farr's autobiography, entitled "My Own Life," tells of his childhood on a small farm in Erie County, New York, and his family's migration to Michigan in the 1850s. It describes farm life and work in rural Michigan in those years. The autobiography is primarily an account of the Civil War and of Farr's war experiences. He served briefly with the 1st Michigan Regiment, and later with the 4th U.S. Artillery. The autobiography gives a clear picture of camp...
Dates: undated