Agriculture

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  • The subject term agriculture should be used with descriptions that relate to agriculture and agricultural related activities. These include but are not limited to irrigation, agricultural fairs, farmer's markets, Irrigation districts, agribusiness (processing, marketing, and shipping), agricultural lobby and professional groups, farming and ranching, horticulture, and gardening.

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Agriculture

  • UF Agribusiness

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Agriculture

379 Archival description results for Agriculture

333 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

Fairs

The file consists of four booklets titled "Prize Lists for the Richmond County Agricultural Society Annual Fair", dated respectively 1960, 1964, 1966, 1967; prize cards, from 1893-1914, of the Danville Union Agricultural Society, the Richmond County Agricultural Society and the Eastern Townships Agriculture Society; a souvenir programme from the Sherbrooke Fair from 1945; and a poster of the 62nd Annual Farmers' Exhibition, organized by the Stanstead County Agricultural Society in Ayer's Cliff, from 28 to 29 August 1907. The file provides information on the setting up of agricultural fairs. It contains the names of the Richmond County Agricultural Society's members, the departmental committees and the rules and regulations and judging programmes of the fairs. It also a prize book for Canada's Great Eastern Exhibition (Sherbrooke, Que.) from 1894 and architectural drawings for a multifunctional building for the Exposition Sherbrooke Fair, dated 23 March 1983.

Drummond Country Annual Fair

The subsubseries contains information about the Drummond County annual fair organized in 1913. It consists of a programme for the Drummond County Annual Fair held in 1913 in L'avenir.

Sherbrooke Fairs

The subsubseries contains information on fairs in Sherbrooke from 1915 to 1985. It consists primarily of programmes; correspondence; and artifacts. The subsubseries is composed of the following files: Documents (1915-1985); Ribbons; Medals and Decorations ([194-?]).

Ayer's Cliff County Fair

The subsuseries contains information about fairs happening in Ayer's Cliff County in 1981 and in 1992. It consists of a news clipping and a programme.

Richmond County Fair

The subsubseries contains information on fairs taking place in Richmond County from 1893 to 1922. It consists of a programme; a membership certificate; an envelope and two ads.

Documents

The file contains information on fairs in Sherbrooke from 1915 to 1985. It consists primarily of programmes and correspondence.

Compton County Agricultural Society

The subsubseries contains information on the fair organized by the Compton County Agricultural Society from possibly the 1940's to 2008. It consists of one program and one ribbon. The subsubseries is composed of the following files: Documents (2008); Ribbons; Medals and Decorations ([194-?]).

Documents

The file contains information on the fair organized by the Compton County Agricultural Society in 2008. It consists of one programme.

Directors of E.T.A.A. 1905

Item is a photograph of the directors of the Eastern Townships Agricultural Association in 1905. From left to right, standing: ?, H.R. Fraser, L.A. Bayley, ?, William Morris. Seated: E.W. Farwell, John Blue, James McKinnon, J.F. Learned , J.H. Walsh and Dr. P. Pelletier.

Ribbons, Medals and Decorations

The subseries contains information on memorabilia related to the fair organized by the Compton County Agricultural Society. It consists of 1 artifact (ribbon).

Eastern Townships Agricultural Association

The subsubseries contains information on fairs held by the Eastern Townships Agricultural Association from 1890 to 1985. It consists primarily of photographs; artifacts; programmes; receipts; and correspondence. The subsubseries is comprised of the following files: Documents (1890-1954); Ribbons; Medals and Decorations (1913-1967); Commemorative Coins (1985) and Photographs (1905;1932).

Ribbons, Medals and Decorations

The file contains memorabilia related to the fair organized by the Eastern Townships Agricultural Association from 1913 to 1967. It consists of 58 ribbons; 37 medals; 6 pins and 2 commemorative coins.

Commemorative coins

The file contains information on 2 commemoratives coins coined for the centenary of the fair organized by the Easter Townships Agricultural Association. It consists of 2 artifacts (commemorative coin).

Photographs

The file contains photographic information on the fair organized by the Eastern Townships Agricultural Association in 1905 and 1932. It consists of 2 black and white photographs.

Documents

The file contains information on the fair organized by the Eastern Townships Agricultural Association from 1890 to 1954. It consists primarily of programmes; correspondence; and by-laws.

Fairs

The subseries contains information on various fairs held in the Eastern Townships from 1890 to 2008. It consists primarily of correspondence; photographs; artifacts; programs; receipts. The series consists of the following subseries: Fairs (1890-2008); North Hatley Celebrations (1983-1996); Theatre Programs (1910-1979); Royal Visit (1939); Sherbrooke 1937 Centenary (1937-1938); and Ephemeral memorabilia (1923-1990).

Frelighsburg, Que.

The item is a postcard showing a group of men, women and children in a fenced field with farming implements and piles of hay in Frelighsburg from around 1910.

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