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Department of Agriculture and related agencies


New Jersey's State Board of Agriculture was established in 1872. Its administrative responsibilities were vested in the Department of Agriculture, which was created by law in 1916.


Series:
Department of Agriculture
Miscellaneous Publications, 1921-1975
Control #:
SAG00001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Expense Registers, 1916-1930
Control #:
SAG00002
Format:
2.5 c.f. (5 vols.)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Appropriation Account Ledgers, 1916-1971
Control #:
SAG00003
Format:
19 c.f. (41 ledgers)
Notes:
Departmental accounts end with FY 1968 (FY 1930 missing); Board of Agriculture/Office of Milk Industry cont. to 1971 (1953 missing).
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Series:
Department of Agriculture
Cash Books, 1917-1975
Control #:
SAG00004
Format:
3 c.f. (25 vols.)
Notes:
The cash books record inspection fees, license fees and penalties. The volume(s) covering July 1930 - September 1934 is (are) missing.
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Series:
Department of Agriculture
Fiscal Records, 1927-1974
Control #:
SAG00005
Format:
8 c.f. (8 boxes)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Annual Reports, 1930-1967
Control #:
SAG00006
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
See State Board of Agriculture/Annual Reports for earlier volumes.
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Series:
Department of Agriculture
Bulletins, 1916-1928
Control #:
SAG00007
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Circulars, 1922-1934
Control #:
SAG00008
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Analytical Reports, 1966-1975
Control #:
SAG00009
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Missing 1973-1974.

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Highlights of Annual Reports, 1961-1974
Control #:
SAG00010
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Agriculture
Secretary Philip Alampi (served 1956-1982)
Subject Files, ca. 1956-1979
Control #:
SAG05001
Format:
32 c.f. (32 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by subject
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Series:
Department of Agriculture
Office of the Secretary
Photograph Collection, 1893 & ca. 1920-1983, ca. 1920-1983
Control #:
SAGSE001
Format:
30.05 c.f. (69 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes Division of Information's and "Farmers Week" photographic collections; consult card-file in Manuscript Reading Room.
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Series:
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station/New Jersey Agricultural College Experiment Station
Annual Reports, 1880-1907 & 1930
Control #:
SZAGE001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
Missing 1894-1896, 1907-1929.
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Series:
State Board of Agriculture
Register of Expenses, 1910-1916
Control #:
SZAGR001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
The Board's responsibilities were transferred to the Department of Agriculture in 1916.

Series:
State Board of Agriculture
Annual Reports, 1859-1914 [with gaps]
Control #:
SZAGR002
Format:
4.5 c.f. (9 boxes)
Notes:
In 1916 the State Board of Agriculture became the Department of Agriculture.
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Series:
State Dairy Commission
Annual Reports, 1886-1900
Control #:
SZDAI001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
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Series:
State Commission on Tuberculosis in Animals
Register of Expenses, 1910-1916
Control #:
SZTUB001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
The commission's responsibilities were transferred to the Department of Agriculture in 1916.


Related records:


Series:
New Jersey State Agricultural Society
Draft of Report to Governor [incomplete], 1856-1857
Control #:
PAGRI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)
Arrangement:
Local society statements are by county
Notes:
Includes statements of local agricultural societies on their organization and progress, November 1856 - January 1857.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Crop Reports, 1854
Control #:
SSTSE073
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 box)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 107.5 c.f. of paper records ~

To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Department of Agriculture, Health/Agriculture Building, John Fitch Plaza, PO Box 330, Trenton, NJ 08625-0330, tel. 609-292-3976, website: www.state.nj.us/agriculture

New Jersey Museum of Agriculture, PO Box 7788, 103 College Farm Rd., North Brunswick, NJ 08902, tel. 732-249-2077, website: agriculturemuseum.org


This page last updated 05/17/2006