The Archives

The University of Massachusetts library is a treasure trove of writings by and about Levi Stockbridge.  Here are a few examples:

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Historical Documents
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Dozens of journals from Professor Stockbridge’s travels

 

Grade Books for Prof Stock’s many students

 

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Text of a speech delivered to the Massachusetts Board of Education

Background Documents Reviewed

History of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture (1998) from the Directors file, compiled by Christopher A. Coyle, class of 1982 and Past President of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture Alumni Association.

Compendium of William Smith Clark Papers from The UMass Special Collections and Archives.

Brief History of the Massachusetts Agricultural College Semicentennial (1917) published by F.A. Bassett Co. Printers, Springfield, MA written by Lilley B. Caswell.

Investigations on Rainfall, Percolation and Evaporation of Water from the Soil, Temperature of Soil and Air, Deposition of Des on the Soil and Plant, at the Massachusetts Agricultural College Experiment Station, Amherst, MA by Levi Stockbridge (1879) published  by the Massachusetts Agricultural College.

The Old Guard: the Famous “Faculty of Four”: the Mission and Future of the College: its Debt to Amherst College, Harvard College and other Institutions, read at the 40th anniversary of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, October 2, 1907 by William H. Bowker.

Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst MA. Original work published “before 1923.”

Report on the Commission on the Investigation of Agricultural Education, January 1918.  Massachusetts Agricultural College. Published by Wright and Potter Printing, Boston, MA.

Massachusetts Agricultural College, a Descriptive and Historical Sketch by Fredrick H. Hitchcock published circa 1910.

Cultivating an Agricultural Education from the Massachusetts Agricultural College to the University of Massachusetts 1863-1947.  Adapted from a poster series created in 1988 to honor the 125th anniversary of the founding of the University of Massachusetts.

General Catalogue of the Massachusetts Agricultural College 1882-1886.  Reprint from the Collections of the University of California Library.

An historical address delivered before the Massachusetts Agricultural College on occasion of graduating its first class, July 19, 1971.  Reprinted from the University of Michigan Library.

Addresses delivered at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, June 21, 1887 on the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Morrill Land Grant Act.  Published by the Leopold Classic Library.

Stockbridge Papers

An address by Levi Stockbridge IN: Fifteenth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture (1867). On the need for agricultural education in the Commonwealth.

An address by Levi Stockbridge IN: Sixteenth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture (1868). Topic: on the value of professional practice.

First Address on Agriculture to the First Class of Massachusetts Agricultural College by Levi Stockbridge, October 1867.

Our Soil, Our Climate, Our Crops.  An address by Levi Stockbridge to the Franklin County Agricultural Soceity IN: Sixteenth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture (1871).

Run Out Pastures. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

How Shall I Keep the Boys on the Farm?  A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Agricultural Life. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Large and Small Farms. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

A Ride through Wonderland (Yellowstone Park). A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Shays’ Rebellion. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Elements of Different Nationalities. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Temperance.  A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge (1845).

Does Farming Pay? A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Appreciation of the Art of Agriculture. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge (1868).

Agricultural Advantages of Massachusetts.  A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge (1871).

Agricultural Education. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Progress – has it made the Mass of Mankind Happier. A public lecture by Levi Stockbridge.

Others

Excerpts from Reminiscences of Levi Stockbridge by his daughter, Anna Stockbridge Tuttle.

Stockbridge Fertilizers.  A brochure including research and advertising published by W.H. Bowker & Co.

 

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