George Fox University Archives

Newberg Agricultural Society Minute Book Edit


MS 11
Finding Aid Author
Zoie Clark
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  • 1882-1890 (Creation)


  • 0.1 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 volumne

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  • 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.

  • Content description

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

  • Restrictions on access

    Collection is available for research.

  • Historical Note

    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.

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    George Fox University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of George Fox University is retained by George Fox University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

  • Physical Description

    Document is very fragile.


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