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Collection Name Agriculture Collection
Title Agriculture Collection
Date ca. 1844-1920
Description This is an artificial archival collection, meaning that it was assembled by the Staten Island Historical Society from various sources (known and unknown), rather than an organic collection from a particular family or organization. The collection is approximately .5 linear feet in size. Materials are all paper-based.

The collection consists of varied items pertaining to agriculture on Staten Island, including published periodicals, booklets, and pamphlets, and documents associated with the Richmond Agricultural Society.
(Keywords: Farming, Gardening, Richmond County Agricultural Society, American Agriculturalist, New York)

(This is a collection-level overview description of an archival or manuscript collection. See series and/or item records of the same collection for additional information. Contact the Staten Island Historical Society Library to request a finding aid.)
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.
Physical Extent 1 document box, .5 linear feet
Catalog Number MS232.000
Object Name Documents
Archival Description Level Fonds
Subjects Agricultural industries
Agriculture
Farmers
Farming
Canned foods
Organizations
Dairy farming
Earliest Date 1844.0
Latest Date 1920.0
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Tysen, David J. (senior)
Cole, George Washington
Thompson, John C.
Sharrett, Horatio Judah
Buel, Horace E.
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
Child Records Agriculture Collection
Agriculture Collection
Agriculture Collection