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Massachusetts Agricultural Surveys Collection, 1910-1965
25 boxes (18 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 261

Abstract:
Departments of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, Massachusetts State College, and University of Massachusetts Amherst collaborated with various other college departments and agencies of the state and federal governments to produce these surveys. Collection includes surveys (encompassing a number of agricultural study areas such as land use, business and farm management, dairy farm and cost of milk production, tobacco and onion production, and poultry and livestock disease), as well as supplemental statistical information and aerial photographs.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research. Individual names contained in the field surveys should be used with discretion.

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

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Studies were conducted by departments of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, Massachusetts State College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus in conjunction with various other college departments and agencies of the state and federal governments. The surveys encompass a number of agricultural study areas such as land use, business and farm management, dairy farm and cost of milk production, tobacco and onion production, and poultry and livestock disease surveys. Supplemental statistical information and aerial photographs are also included.


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

The collection is open for research. Individual names contained in the field surveys should be used with discretion.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Massachusetts Agricultural Surveys Collection (MS 261). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from: Dr. John Foster

Processing Information

Processed by Mike Milewski, 1989.


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
Language
English.