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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Records, 1785-1982
Collection ID
Ms. Coll. 92
103 boxes
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
Annenberg Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206
Collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
For a listing of the 281 18th and 19th century correspondents, do the following title search in Eureka: Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Records, 1785-1982.

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