Newberg Agricultural Society Minute Book, 1882-1890  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Newberg Agricultural Society
Title
Newberg Agricultural Society Minute Book
Dates
1882-1890 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 volume
Collection Number
MS 11
Summary
The Newberg Agricultural Society was organized in 1892 to promote knowledge of agriculture and agricultural practices. The collection consists of one volume of meeting minutes and related information.
Repository
George Fox University Archives
George Fox University Archives
416 N. Meridian Street
Newberg, OR
97132
Telephone: 503-554-2415
Fax: 530-554-3599
archives@georgefox.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research

Languages
English
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Newberg Agricultural Society was organized on February 4, 1882 to "…increase and diffuse knowledge among its members. To collect, condense, and collate information relative to the different branches of agriculture." (Constitution, Article 1). Jesse Edwards was elected chairman at the first meeting. Among its activities was sponsorship of an annual agricultural fair.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of one volume of meeting minutes, the organization's constitution, and a list of charter members.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Agriculture--Oregon--Societies, etc.

Corporate Names

  • Newberg (Or.) Agricultural Society