Scope and Contents
Collection of almanacs, 1856-1865, including runs of Ayer's American Almanac, B. A. Fahenstock and Company's, John Pl. Morton and Company's Western Farmer's Almanac, Merchant's Gargling Oil Company's Moffat's Almanac, Morton and Griswold's Western Farmer's Almanac, and some issues of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1872-1888.
- created: 1856-1865
- Other: Date acquired: 04/00/1988
- American Almanacs (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.
Conditions Governing Use
Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.
Language of Materials
Alphabetical then chronological.
Source of Acquisition
Dr. Ralph Birdwhistell, April 1988
- American Almanacs
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script
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