Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs Posters Collection

  • 1852-1860
  • 1 drawer in MS map case (3 linear ft.)
  • Call no.: MS 169

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

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Scope of collection

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

Collection inventory
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

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English

Provenance

Acquired from: Cambridge Bookbinding Co.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, July 1987.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication
                            information)

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

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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.

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Genre terms

  • Posters.