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New Brunswick Agricultural Societies Organisations
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New Brunswick Agricultural Societies

  • CA PANB MC361
  • Fonds
  • 1822, 1826, 1850-1987, predominant, 1850-1854, 1874-1875

This fonds includes correspondence (mostly of the New Brunswick Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Home Manufactures and Commerce), 1850-1854, 1858, 1868, 1871, 1882-1900, and later with the Director of Agricultural Societies, 1961, 1969-1971; Schedules of Awards (and prize lists for fairs and exhibitions), lists of subscribers, Annual Returns, receipts for purchases and work performed for the individual Societies; 1874-1875 etc. and for the provincial Society (including Matthew Stead's receipts for work on the Exhibition buildings (1850s), (Printed) Minutes of the New Brunswick Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Home Manufactures and Commerce, 1850-1854 and handbills from various agricultural societies.

For the most part, this fonds consists of individual documents, but does include minute books for the following Agricultural Societies: Blackville and Derby, 1889-1944; Black River, 1953-1992; Gloucester County, 1848-1852; Loggieville, 1936-1945; Northumberland County, 1960-1970; Salmon Beach, 1919-1982; St. Hilaire, 1875-1976; and York County, 1841-1863.

Lastly, it includes one ledger of the New Brunswick Agricultural Societies United, 1955-1973.

New Brunswick Agricultural Societies