View D. Oversize.
|1. General Correspondence. 9 boxes. |
Correspondence between representatives of the Society and outside individuals or organizations. These representatives are primarily officers of the Society, but may also be chairmen of committees, or members who are particularly involved in planning events or projects. Letters are filed alphabetically by correspondent, and then chronologically. While this series does contain letters from members, correspondence relating specifically to issues of membership are filed in Subseries B, in the Member files. An index of significant correspondents of the 20th century may be found in Appendix B.
|27||455-538||Acme - Butz|
|28||539-616||C. J. - Deubler|
|29||617-682||Dick - Future|
|30||683-759||Gardeners - Irving|
|31||760-850||Jardine - Mayo|
|32||851-920||Mechling - Pearson|
|33||921-973||Pendelton - Pyle|
|34||974-1058||Quaker - Studholme|
|35||1059-1149||Taylor - Zinsser|
|35||1150-1152||Misc., envelopes, reply cards|
|2. Administrative Correspondence. 4 boxes. |
General correspondence relating to the administration of the Society, primarily between officers, but also occasionally with the chairman of a committee, or a member particularly involved in the organization of an event. Arranged chronologically. For a list of officers of the Society, refer to Appendix C.
|3. Circulars to Members. 2 boxes. |
Notices of meetings and news, sent once or twice a month to membership. (Not complete). Arranged chronologically.
|1. Membership Committee. 8 boxes. |
Letters to and from the membership committee. Papers relating to membership issues, filed alphabetically under the name of the member concerned. Also included in these boxes are lists of members, waiting lists, member certificates, and ledgers. See Appendix D for a list of members.
|42||1315-1343||Correspondence, 1911-1983, n.d.|
|43||1344-1366||Abbott - Ewing|
|44||1367-1391||Fallon - Loveland|
|45||1392-1415||McAllister - Russell|
|46||1416-1439||Schaub - Zook|
|49||Ledgers (2 bound volumes)|
|2. Library and Archives Committee. 1 box. |
Correspondence of Librarian, Curators, History Committee and other interested parties pertaining to the maintenance of the Society's library, manuscript collection, and artwork. Correspondence organized chronologically, followed by miscellaneous papers and legal document relating to the library.
|50||1527-1528||Acquisitions and Booklists|
|50||1529-1530||Contracts with University of Pennsylvania|
|50||1531-1532||Horticultural Hall Library|
|3. Other Permanent Committees. 1 box. |
Meeting notes, minutes, and records of permanent committees; filed alphabetically by committee title and then chronologically, followed by lists of committee appointments.
|51||1561-1563||Board of Managers|
|51||1566||Lists of Committee Appointments|
|4. Special Committees. 1 box. |
Records and reports of specially appointed committees; organized alphabetically be committee name, and then chronologically.
|52||1567||Committee on Agricultural Policy|
|52||1576||Committee on Bovine Tuberculosis|
|52||1577||Committee on the Congress of Soil Science|
Treasurer's correspondence, organized chronologically. Treasurer's reports, also chronological. Bank records, bills and receipts also chronological, followed by check books and account books.
|53||1578-1614||Treasurer's Correspondence, 1925-1986|
|54||1615-1649||Treasurer's Reports, 1925-1991|
|56||1690-1700||Bills and Receipts|
(removed from binder)
|57-58||1704-1714||Account books, 1923-1991|
|1. Meeting Records. 9 boxes. |
Meeting minutes, bound volumes of minutes, organized chronologically, followed by loose minutes, also chronological. Finally, attendence lists and records of Special Meeting, filed chronologically.
|Minutes, bound volumes|
|65||1715-1737||Minutes, loose papers, 1909-1985, n.d.|
|66||1738-1747||Acts and Resolutions|
|67||1762-1764||150th Anniversary, 1935|
|67||1765||Meeting to hear John Shive, 1938|
|67||1766||Founder's Day, 1985|
|67||1767||Bicentennial Forum, 1985|
|2. Speakers. 2 boxes. |
Early transcripts of meetings, including speeches, are filed chronologically. Material relating to speeches given after 1935 are filed alphabetically by the name of the speaker, and then chronologically.
|68||1774-1795||Transcriptions of meetings including speeches, 1913-1935|
|69||1796-1835||Speeches after 1935|
(alphabetical by speaker)
|3. Awards. 2 boxes. |
Material relating to annual awards, filed chronologically. Also material on Prizes, Harry Hayward Memorial, and Agricultural Scholarships.
|71||1868-1870||Misc. Material re: annual awards|
|71||1871||Prize for Potatoes, 1871|
|71||1872||Hickory Nut Contest, 1927|
|71||1873||400 Bushell Club, 1934|
|71||1874-1879||Harry Haward Memorial|
|4. Projects and Outings. 1 box. |
Material relating to projects undertaken by the Society, filed alphabetically under the project title, followed by material on outings made by the Society, organized chronologically.
|72||1882||Film Proposal, 1974|
|72||1883||Schuylkill Valley Nature Center|
|72||1892||Star Rose Gardens, 1932|
|72||1893||Eastern Shore of Maryland, 1934|
|72||1894||Pa. State College, 1935|
|72||1896||New Bolton, 1961|
|72||1897||Future Farmers, 1963|
|72||1898||Walker-Gordeon Lab, 1968|
|72||1899||Hershey Estates, 1969|
|72||1900||Longwood Gardens, 1981|
Photographs, promotional material, and clippings relating to P.S.P.A. (filed chronologically), medals, certificates, and miscellaneous ephemera.
|72||1902-1905||P.S.P.A. publications (and publications re: P.S.P.A.)|
|72||1907-8||Clippings re: P.S.P.A.|
(see also Oversize Box 103)
(see also Oversize Box 103)
Addresses, papers, and articles relating to agriculture, organized alphabetically by author or title. Miscellaneous agricultural material, filed alphabetically by subject, and clippings, filed chronologically.
|75||1910-1950||Addresses, Papers, Articles|
(alphabetical by author)
(alphabetical by subject or title)
|76||1951-1986||Agricultrual - Norman|
|77||1987-2010||Old - Soil|
|78||2011-2019||Talbot - Water|
|78||2023||Misc. Promotional material|