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Agricultural Technology Brochures Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Agricultural Technology Brochures Collection
    Creator: Higgins, Floyd Halleck (1886-1975)
    Identifier/Call Number: O-005
    Physical Description: 12 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1836-2003
    Abstract: The collection contains promotional and descriptive published materials for various types of farm machinery and equipment.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


    The Agricultural Technology Brochures Collection began as a series in the F. Hal Higgins Collection. In 1927 F. Hal Higgins began collecting materials relating to the history of combines and tractors. Over time the collection expanded to include materials describing farm implements, farm commodities, and equipment for logging, earthmoving and construction.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains promotional and descriptive published materials for various types of farm machinery and equipment.

    Related Materials

    O-011, Agricultural Technology Manuals Collection O-012, Agricultural Technology Catalogs Collection D-004, Anthony W. Bakken Collection D-056, F. Hal Higgins Collection D-116, F. Hal Higgins Papers


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    The collection was processed by Liz Phillips with the help of student assistants Kelly Liang, Dana Aros, Julie Jeon, Fiona Sun, and archives intern Megan Lohnash.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Agricultural Technology Brochures Collection, O-005, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Agricultural technology
    Farm equipment
    Higgins, Floyd Halleck (1886-1975)