Agriculture Periodicals Collection

This collection contains periodicals on farming-related activities and technologies in various parts of the United States from late 18th century to 19th century such as Agricultural Periodicals from the Northeastern US, 1789-1879, Agricultural Periodicals from the Southern, Midwestern, and Western US, 1800-1878Commercial Periodicals from the Southern US, 1811-1877. Topics include instructions for performing one’s own medical and veterinary treatments, reports from agricultural fairs, the day-to-day concerns of a largely agrarian society of the time, from raising crops and keeping bees to caring for livestock and erecting farm structures, commercial and business concerns in the South, banks and banking, business and industry.

The periodicals can be searched and accessed via the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodical Collection.

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