Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00993
Scope and Contents Diary of Fred Beers, a county farm agent from Martin, South Dakota. Includes information about the weather, meetings which he attends, and his daily duties as a farm agent. The volume is entitled "DeLaval Diary for county agents, extension workers, vocational teachers, and cow testers." At the end of the volume there are weights and measures, how to measure the volume of a hay stack, how to mix concrete, how to mix lye, the benefits of skim milk for humans and farm animals, common diseases of...
Identifier: SC 01023
Scope and Contents Diary, 1794-1795, of Andrew Robinson Giddinge, a farmer from Beach Hill, Massachusetts. Concerns his planting of crops, including tobacco; his extensive lumber operations; his raising, purchase, and sale of cattle and sheep; his construction of his own house; and his attention to local religious observances. There is also information about sermons to which he listened, court sessions he attended, and places to which he travels.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af25 Oversize
Scope and Contents Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab15-18
Identifier: SC 00951
Scope and Contents Journal of Nathan P. Huckins of Door Village, La Porte County, Indiana. The entries reflect Huckins activities as farmer and blacksmith who regularly hired help, and as businessman who sold fanning mills to a large number of people.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af15
Scope and Contents Purchased from The Green Bookman, Richmond, VA, September 14, 1937
Identifier: MS 00166
Scope and Contents Papers, 1879-1915, of the Olney family of Newaygo County, Michigan. Includes letters to Bert Olney at various addresses in Indiana and Michgan, which relate school incidents and discuss political matters, such as James Garfield's presidency. There are also letters between Bert and Alice Olney and their sons, Albert J. Olney and Clinton Olney. Albert J. and Clinton Olney were both studying agriculture at (what is now) Michigan State University. The letters from their parents discuss family life...
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.57, 2009.194, 2010.406
Scope and Contents Papers of Richard H. Patchin of Marlborough, Ulster County, N.Y., who was a teacher, clothing sales clerk, farmer and public lecturer. Largely includes accounts of Patchin’s daily activities and personal reflections. Correspondence and professional documents also make up a portion of the collection. The materials document Patchin’s work as a teacher, farmer, clothing sales clerk, and lecturer in and around Marlborough, New York during the mid and late 19th century. The documents...