Bourbon County Agricultural Society, Board of Directors records, 1875-1887

Descriptive Summary

Title
Bourbon County Agricultural Society, Board of Directors records, 1875-1887
Creator
Bourbon County Agricultural Society, Board of Directors.
Extent
1 volume.
Subjects
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1846-1913.
Agriculture--Societies, etc.--Kentucky.
Bourbon County (Ky.)--Fairs
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of meetings.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The society seems to been concerned largely with the direction and management of an animal agricultural fair, including securing appropriate facilities and entertainment, plus the selection of judges for evaluating livestock competition. Among those named as members of the society were C. M. Clay, Jr, Ben Bedford, E. G. Bedford and others.
Scope and Content
The records consist of the minutes of the Board of Director meetings. These records shed light on the operation and function of local agricultural societies in late 19th century Kentucky and document the agricultural history of Bourbon County, Kentucky.

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