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Locating and Using Agricultural Resources: Historical Agricultural Resources

This guide is to help locate agricultural resources, including databases, datasets, and historical archival material, reports, publications, and data.

What is an Archive?

•Archives are records of the human experience and of enduring value, and may include letters, photographs, sound recordings, and increasingly, digital records

•Archives are materials created or received by a person, family, or organization, public or private, in the conduct of their affairs and preserved because of the enduring value contained in the information they contain or as evidence of the functions and responsibilities of their creator.

•Archives are organizations that collects the records of individuals, families, or other organizations; a collecting archives.

Archival Collections

Historical Publications