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Edgarton-Bishop farm records, M2000

 Collection
Identifier: M2000

Scope and Contents

A gift of the estate of Gertrude E. Edgarton, these materials document nearly 150 years of farming and business in Central New York, especially Deansboro and Bouckville. Topics covered include farming, merchandising, militias, Hopkins Choice Mower Company, District School #10, and the history of Bouckville and the Edgarton family.

Dates

  • 1797-1960

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical note

The Edgarton farm was purchased circa 1797 and was sold in 1958.

Extent

4 Cubic Feet (8 document boxes, 1 legal document box, and 9 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Miss Gertrude E. Edgarton, date unknown.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Edgarton-Bishop farm records
Status
Completed
Author
Victoria Kwong, Astonya Ambrose, Melissa Hubbard, Lora J. Davis, and Jin Cho
Date
January 29, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

Contact:
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Colgate University
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315-228-6175
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