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Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs Posters Collection, 1852-1860
1 drawer in MS map case (3 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 169

Abstract:
Nineteen oversized printed posters announcing agricultural fairs in Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island, in the years immediately prior to the Civil War.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Nineteen oversized printed posters announcing agricultural fairs in Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island, in the years immediately prior to the Civil War.


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

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs Posters Collection (MS 169). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

History of the Collection

Acquired from: Cambridge Bookbinding Co.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, July 1987.


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
Amherst, MA
1852-1853, 1855-1857, 1859, 1860


Essex, MA
1854


Fitchburg, MA
1854


Great Barrington, MA
1854 (2), 1859


Greenfield, MA
1858-1859


New Bedford, MA
1854


Northampton, MA
1853, 1859


Pittsfield, MA
1858


Providence, RI
1854


Springfield, MA
1854, 1859



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Subjects
  • Agricultural exhibitions--Massachusetts--Posters.
  • Agricultural exhibitions--Rhode Island--Providence--Posters.
  • Agriculture--Social aspects--Massachusetts--History--Sources.
  • Agriculture--Social aspects--Rhode Island--History--Sources.
  • Massachusetts--Rural conditions--19th century--Sources.
  • Posters, American--19th century.
  • Rhode Island--Rural conditions--19th century--Sources.

Genre terms
  • Posters.


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