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Agriculture -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hastings Seed Company records

Collection number: ahc.MSS992
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection primarily contains seed and nursery catalogs of H. G. Hastings and Company. The collection also includes business records and publications produced by H. G. Hastings and Company. Limited correspondence and newspaper articles provide some insight on the company’s operations. Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.

Dates: 1894-1993, undated

Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS988
Scope and Contents of the Records Nursery catalogs offer a wide variety of horticultural information, including plant introductions, agricultural development and examples of plant illustration. The Seed and Nursery Catalog Collection represents over 500 Seed, Nursery, and Supply companies. Using this collection, researchers can learn about plant cultivar introductions, verify when and how plants were used, study various types of gardening equipment, as well as gain insight into the changes in printing technology and the...
Dates: 1827-current, undated