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Agriculture

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Account Books Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0001
Abstract

The books fall into three categories: farmers, storekeepers and businesses.

Dates: 1774-1892

Agriculture, 1878-1900

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1982-0002/Series2:Writings/Box4:64
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains personal papers, notes, lectures, speeches, published articles, financial and legal papers, and printed materials, photographs, engravings and illustrations, newsclippings pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, memorabilia, correspondence and historical materials regarding the Gold and Cleveland families. Also included is information and publications concerning the Storrs Agricultural School (SAS), the Housatonic Valley Milk Association as well as other organizations...
Dates: 1878-1900

Agriculture, 1887

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1982-0002/Series2:Writings/Box4:65
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains personal papers, notes, lectures, speeches, published articles, financial and legal papers, and printed materials, photographs, engravings and illustrations, newsclippings pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, memorabilia, correspondence and historical materials regarding the Gold and Cleveland families. Also included is information and publications concerning the Storrs Agricultural School (SAS), the Housatonic Valley Milk Association as well as other organizations...
Dates: 1887

Agriculture, 1892-1900

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1982-0002/Series2:Writings/Box4:66
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains personal papers, notes, lectures, speeches, published articles, financial and legal papers, and printed materials, photographs, engravings and illustrations, newsclippings pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, memorabilia, correspondence and historical materials regarding the Gold and Cleveland families. Also included is information and publications concerning the Storrs Agricultural School (SAS), the Housatonic Valley Milk Association as well as other organizations...
Dates: 1892-1900

Agriculture Show, 1945

 File — Box-folder 440:402: [Barcode: 39153019690694]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box440:402
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: 1945

Agriculture Show, 1945

 File — Box-folder 440:403: [Barcode: 39153019690686]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box440:403
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: 1945

Connecticut Pomological Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0347
Abstract

In February 1891, a group of sixteen peach growers under the leadership of the Secretary of Agriculture, Theodore S. Gold, met in the State Capitol to talk about the formation of a fruit society. In December of that same year, forty growers met and elected John Smith of New Britain as president. Since its founding, the Connecticut Pomological Society has been involved in development of pest management and disease control for Connecticut's orchards.

Dates: 1894-1992

Cooperative Extension Service: New Haven County Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0191
Abstract

The collection documents the activities Cooperative Extension Service in New Haven County, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1944-1987

Cutting Hay For Sale, 1945

 File — Box-folder 439:378: [Barcode: 39153019690223]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box439:378
Scope and Content Note From the Collection:

Contains approximately 136,060 photographic prints and negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, CT.

Dates: 1945

Dedication of Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture , 1950

 File — Box-folder 445:870: [Barcode: 39153019276866]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box445:870
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: 1950

Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0029
Abstract Diaries dating from the 19th century provide information on mid-century farm life, social activities, local travel and education at a one room school. Two “thoughts diaries” of the same period give one man's views on Christianity, human nature and slavery. Travel journals from the later part of the century describe trips through European countries; these also contain information on transportation and lodging. Those dating from the 20th century reveal much about the life of a Connecticut...
Dates: 1851-1943

Farrel Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0053
Abstract The Farrel Company was founded in 1848 in Ansonia, Connecticut, by Almon Farrel and his son Franklin, and made brass and iron castings, wooden mortise gears and parts for water-power plants. By the 1860s the company was producing rollng mill equipment for the rapidly expanding copper and brass industries, and pioneered in the development of processing machinery for the rubber industry. Other items produced included stone and ore crushers, iron rolls (used for milling) and processing...
Dates: undated, 1800-1993

Donald and Margaret Gaylord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0042
Abstract

The collection contains calendars, correspondence and personal materials created or acquired during the Gaylord family's association with the University.

Dates: undated, 1925-1984

T.S. Gold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0002
Abstract

Theodore Sedgwick Gold was born in Madison, New York. T.S. Gold graduated from Yale College in 1838 and then spent four years studying and teaching at academies in Goshen and Waterbury. He moved to Cornwall in 1842 to pursue a career in farming. Mr. Gold was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School from 1881 to 1901 and took an active role in promoting the school's growth and development throughout his lifetime.

Dates: undated, 1800-1907

Charles G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0006
Abstract

The Charles G. Hall Papers contain correspondence, diaries, family papers, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers, relating to Hall's personal life, student days at Connecticut Agricultural College, activities as doorkeeper of Connecticut House of Representatives, state politics, events at University of Connecticut, and family affairs.

Dates: undated, 1828-1972

Handbook of Connecticut Agriculture, 1901

 File — Box 5:: [Barcode: 39153019705500], Folder: 76
Identifier: 1982-0002/Series2:Writings/Box5:76
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains personal papers, notes, lectures, speeches, published articles, financial and legal papers, and printed materials, photographs, engravings and illustrations, newsclippings pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, memorabilia, correspondence and historical materials regarding the Gold and Cleveland families. Also included is information and publications concerning the Storrs Agricultural School (SAS), the Housatonic Valley Milk Association as well as other organizations...
Dates: 1901

Chester D. Jarvis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0136
Abstract

Chester D. Jarvis (1876-1948) was a horticulturist who worked at the Connecticut Agricultural College from 1906 to 1915. The collection contains his professional correspondence.

Dates: 1909-1913

Arthur J. Pierpont Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0022
Abstract

Arthur Joseph Pierpont was born 3 December 1876. He was a 1895 graduate of Storrs Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut. A noted authority on agricultural matters, Mr. Pierpont was a member of the Waterbury Milk Producers Association, Trustee of his alma mater (Connecticut Agricultural College as of 1899) and manager of the College's Gilbert Farm, a working farm in Georgetown, Connecticut, bequeathed to the College in 1906.

Dates: undated, 1902-1931

Quinebaug Pomona Grange No. 2 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0141
Abstract

In 1952 the Connecticut State Grange sponsored a year long lecture series in the Granges across the state of Connecticut. This collection contains mimeograph copies of the lectures presented by the subordinate Granges of Quinebaug Pomona No. 2.

Dates: 1952.

Science Relative to Agriculture, undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1982-0002/SeriesII:Writings/Box5:83
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains personal papers, notes, lectures, speeches, published articles, financial and legal papers, and printed materials, photographs, engravings and illustrations, newsclippings pamphlets, brochures, advertisements, memorabilia, correspondence and historical materials regarding the Gold and Cleveland families. Also included is information and publications concerning the Storrs Agricultural School (SAS), the Housatonic Valley Milk Association as well as other organizations...
Dates: undated

Vo-ag groups, 1951

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box446:963
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: 1951

Vocational - Agriculture Groups, 1946

 File — Box-folder 440:444: [Barcode: 39153019691106]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box440:444
Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.

Dates: 1946