Fonds - Oxford County Federation of Agriculture fonds

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Oxford County Federation of Agriculture fonds

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  • 1957, 1975-1998 (Creation)
    Oxford County Federation of Agriculture
    Oxford, County of

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5 cm textual records
229 photographs
1 scrapbook

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(1940s - present)

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The Oxford County Federation of Agriculture is a farming organization affiliated with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. The OCFA was established in the 1940s [c. 1944?] with the purpose of uniting the local farming community and to create a forum to address rural concerns. Members include farmers, farm families and employees, agri-businesses, and any person involved in the farm industry.

Custodial history

The County of Oxford Archives received this collection from the Oxford County Federation of Agriculture on August 10, 2017. Prior to that, the records were compiled and stored by the OCFA.

Scope and content

The fonds consist of records related to the activities of the Oxford County Federation of Agriculture. They are arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Newsletters

Series 2: Photographs
Subseries 1: Delegates to Ontario Federation of Agriculture Convention
File 1, 1976
File 2, 1975
File 3, 1982

Subseries 2: Oxford County Federation of Agriculture Events
File 1, 1975
File 2, circa 1975

Subseries 3: A Taste of Oxford
File 1, 1995
File 2, 1996
File 3, 1997
File 4, 1998

Series 3: Documents
File 1, Correspondence 1992- 1994
File 2, Reports 1992 to 1999
File 3, Brochures
File 4, Submissions and Briefs
File 5, Membership
File 6, News Releases and Articles
File 7, Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Resolutions, 1957, 1975-1977, 1993-1994
File 8, Miscellaneous, 1994

Series 4: Ontario Federation of Agriculture Media Award
File 1, Nomination of Elizabeth Payne

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Physical condition

The materials in this collection are in very good condition.

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The Oxford County Archives received these records from a member of the Oxford County Federation of Agriculture on August 10, 2017.


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  • English

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The fonds is open to public research. However, please contact the archivist responsible for the records regarding access, as some materials may be too fragile to handle. The Archives will make every effort to supply reference copies where feasible.

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Copyright is held by the archives. Researchers are responsible for observing copyright regulations that may apply to the publication of their research. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact the archivist responsible for the records.

The archivist has the right to restrict reproduction if the material is in a fragile condition or falls under pertinent privacy legislation.

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