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New England Homestead Farm Accounts Contest Entries, 1883-1884
1 volume (0.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 113

Abstract:
In 1884, The New England Homestead, a magazine published in Springfield, Massachusetts from 1842 to 1969, conducted a contest in which farmers submitted small notebooks recording their farm accounts for a one year period, April 1, 1883 to March 31, 1884. The collection includes bound and unbound farm accounts submitted as to that contest.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Restrictions on use:

Literary rights in the unpublished writings in these papers have not been dedicated to the public.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Biographical Note

In 1884, The New England Homestead, a magazine published in Springfield, Massachusetts from 1842 to 1969, conducted a contest in 1884 to which farmers submitted small notebooks recording their farm accounts for a one year period, April 1, 1883 to March 31, 1884.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Bound and unbound farm accounts submitted as entries to the New England Homestead Farm Accounts Contest. The whereabouts of other volumes is unknown, as are the criteria used to judge the contest. Entrants are arranged by surname and then by volume.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Restrictions on use:

Literary rights in the unpublished writings in these papers have not been dedicated to the public.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: New England Homestead Farm Accounts Contest Entries (MS 113). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman and Valerie Gibson, May 1986.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Beardsley, I. J., New Preston, Connecticut.


Vol. 1
Beers, A. H. , Whately, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Burbank, Dana, No. Pomfret, Vermont.


Vol. 1
Ellis, C. H. , Medfield, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Gibbs, Lucas, Location not identified


Vol. 1
Jennings, A. P. , Southport, Connecticut.


Vol. 1
Lew, Dick and White, W. F. , Belchertown, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Priest, N. E. , Putney, Vermont.


Vol. 1
Tenney, S. A. , Newport, New Hampshire.


Vol. 1
Miner, R. T. , Cornwall Connecticut.


Vol. 1
Pomeroy, E. S. , Becket, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Wakefield, A. C. , Orange, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Wakefield, A.C. , Orange, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Wells, O.D. , Adams, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
Wright, R. R. , Wilbraham, Massachusetts.


Vol. 1
"A" Farm, Location not identified


Vol. 3
Aplin & Son, W. S. , East Putney, Vermont.


Vol. 3
Barstow, J. S. , Hadley, Massachusetts.


Vol. 3
"Country Pumpkin", Marlboro, Massachusetts.


Vol. 3
Cummings, A. E. , Hudson, New Hampshire.


Vol. 3
Eccles, D. G. , Mouth of Vereprs, Kings County, New Brunswick.


Vol. 3
Parker Jr., J. B. , Poquonnock, Connecticut.


Vol. 3
Wheeler, Henry, Windham Depot, New Hampshire.


Vol. 3
White, G.C. , West Brookfield, Massachusetts.


Vol. 3
Williams, R. G. , Amherst, Massachusetts.


Vol. 3

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Subjects
  • Agriculture--Accounting--Competitions--New England--History--Sources.
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--New England--History--19th century--Sources.
  • Agriculture--New England--Accounting--History--19th century--Sources.
  • Contests--New England--History--Sources.
  • Farm management--Competitions--New England--History--Sources.
  • Farm management--New England--History--19th century--Sources.
  • Farmers--Competitions--New England--History--Sources.
  • Farmers--New England--Economic conditions--19th century--Sources.
  • New England Homestead.
  • New England--Economic conditions--19th century--Sources.


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