Photographs and negatives of farm machinery, equipment dealerships,
and people of note in agricultural technology history.
The Floyd Halleck Higgins Agricultural Technology Photographs 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.
The Library, University of California, Davis acquired Higgins' collection in 1959. Regular patron use of the collection
indicated a strong interest in the photographs of tractors and other farm machinery. In order to better serve patrons,
Library staff housed the photographs together as they were found in the collection. In 1983, the photographs that had
accumulated in the F. Hal Higgins collection were removed from the collection and organized as the Floyd Halleck Higgins
Agricultural Technology Photographs.
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.
Collection is open for research.