Farmer's Library of Wheatland Records

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Farmer's Library of Wheatland records
Creator: Farmers' Library of Wheatland, N.Y.
Call Number: BI.F23c
Dates: 1805-1873
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Farmer's Library of Wheatland records
Creator: Farmers' Library of Wheatland, N.Y.
Call Number: BI.F23c
Dates: 1805-1873
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection includes the constitutions, membership lists, minutes of board of trustees, catalogs of books, treasurer's accounts, and other papers of a subscription library in Wheatland, N.Y.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Wheatland (Town)
Libraries
Subscription libraries
Constitutions
Minutes (Records)
Catalogs
Farmers' Library of Wheatland, N.Y.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased for the University of Rochester Library, November 16, 1934 from Mrs. Eleanor M. Garbutt, Pittsford, NY.Access
The Farmer's Library of Wheatland records is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Farmer's Library of Wheatland records, BI.F23c, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
These records of the Farmers' Library of Wheatland are described in detail in the University of Rochester Library Bulletin, (v.2 1-6, November, 1946). The books are classed in Z998.2 and can be viewed through the library catalog .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Catalogue of books, 1847-1870
Treasurer's accounts, 1866-1873
Withdrawal records, 1855-1857
Minutes of annual meetings of Trustees, 1805-1870
Also contains constitutions of 1805, 1822 and 1837, miscellaneous financial accounts and partial catalogue of books.

Box 1, Folder 1Bills and receipts, 1827-1852
For purchase of books.

Box 1, Folder 2Certificate of Wm. Walsh tax rolls and constitution, March 14, 1837
Box 1, Folder 3Treasurer's report, membership list, and correspondence
Box 1, Folder 4"A Brief History of the Farmers' Library" by Phillip Garbutt
Includes catalogue of books 1806-1846.

Box 1, Folder 5Seminar paper on the Farmers' Library by Alma B. Creek, 1982


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