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Livestock -- Breeding

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Clapp family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00086
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

Forbes K. Merkley collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00627
Scope and Contents

The Forbes K. Merkley collection contains materials relating to the For-Mar Farms and Merkley’s livestock. Included are letters of congratulations to Mr. Merkley for his prize-winning cattle, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles. There is also magazine printed by an association of which his wife was a member. In the articles she is mentioned for her charitable donation of For-Mar farm to Genesee County.

Dates: 1948 - 1970

Moore's Rural New-Yorker records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00074
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings (1869-1872) from Moore's Rural New-Yorker, the bulk of which deal with farm machinery, crops, and various breeds or cattle, horses, and poultry. Also included are an article and drawing of the celebrations in Paris at the end of the Franco-Prussian War.

Dates: 1869 - 1872