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Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records, 1873

Part of Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records

66m10Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry recordsGuide to the Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records, 1873-1939, undated 66m10Sandra BairdUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 June 1Special Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-06-08 14:30:19 -0400.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2017 March 24EAD and description updated by Megan Mummey English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records Kentucky State Grange 66m10 2 Cubic Feet 5 boxes, 3 items 1873-1939, undated The Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records mainly consist of meeting minutes, sales contracts, and account books. The bulk is in relation to the Church Hill Grange, no. 109 although the Flat Lick and Garrettsburg locations are also included. This collection also contains several artifacts, a microfiche of a newspaper article and a photo board depicting the charter members in 1895. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Preferred Citation 66m10, [Identification of item], Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records, 1873-1939, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Historical note The Patrons of Husbandry is a national farmers' organization, founded originally for social and educational purposes, from which sprang the Granger movement, an effort by farmers of the 1860s and 1870s to correct economic abuses through cooperative enterprise and political action. Local units (called granges) became increasingly active politically as members sought legislative and judicial remedies for their economic plight. The national movement's political activity peaked in 1875, but the Patrons of Husbandry and its granges continue to support the political and economic goals of farmers and serve their original function as a social organization as well. The Church Hill Grange was founded in September 1873 and became noted locally for its stock sales. Scope and Contents The Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records (dated 1873-1939; 2 cubic feet; 5 boxes, 3 items) contains minutes, financial records, membership rolls, reports, pamphlets, and artifacts from several Kentucky granges, particularly the Church Hill Grange, in Christian County, Ky. Included from the Church Hill Grange are minute books, stock sales account books, a membership roll, secretaries' records, receipts and expenditures, badges, symbols, an embosser and miscellaneous other items, including a photo board of the surviving charter members taken in 1895. There are also records present from several other granges: minutes from the Garrettsburg and Flat Lick granges, and a receipt book for Christian County Grange No. 34. Immediate Source of Acquisition Gift, 1962 Agriculture -- Kentucky. Garrettsburg (Ky.) -- History. Farmers. Flat Lick (Ky.) -- History. Church Hill (Ky.) -- History. Christian County (Ky.) -- History. Christian County Grange No. 34 (Christian County, Ky.) Church Hill Grange No. 109 (Church Hill, Ky.) Flat Lick Grange No. 15 (Flat Lick, Ky.) Garrettsburg Grange No. 15 (Garrettsburg, Ky.) Kentucky State Grange Church Hill Grange minutes1873-187611Roll book, receipt books, account reports1874-193912Church Hill Grange minutes1877-188113Minutes1921-193814Miscellaneous reports, pamphlets, deeds, microfiche of the Charter Member photo boardundated15Church Hill account dues books1873-188221Church Hill purchasing agents book1874-190222Church Hill account dues books1883-189323Member dues payment record book1884-190024Church Hill sales books1894-192525Minutes for Garrettsburg and Flat Lick Grange1873-188231Christian County Grange dues book1883-188532Badgesundated33Signs and symbolsundated41Embosserundated5Church Hill Grange minutes book1901-19231Church Hill Grange dues payment record book1901-19262Charter member photograph board18953 Kentucky Patrons of Husbandry records