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A history of the Farmington Plan

by Ralph D. Wagner

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Farmington Plan -- History.,
    • Cooperative collection development (Libraries) -- United States -- History.,
    • Cooperative acquisition of library materials -- United States -- History.,
    • Acquisition of foreign publications -- United States -- History.,
    • Research libraries -- Acquisitions -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRalph D. Wagner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ687.15 .W34 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 441 p. ;
      Number of Pages441
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557804M
      ISBN 100810842599
      LC Control Number2002017624

      Welcome to Farmington. Established more than years ago, Farmington, Missouri, has become a burgeoning force in the Midwest region. The county seat for St. Francois County in beautiful Southeast Missouri, Farmington prides itself on a rich and very valued heritage, while at the same time experiencing continuous growth, both residentially and economically. The Farmington Historical Society’s museum, Titcomb House, at Academy St. will be open each Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the summer months. It is also open by appointment by calling Jane Woodman () or Claudia Bell ().

      "Farmington is undoubtly one of the best agricultural towns in the state, and when we consider the extent of its geographical area, the fertility of it soil, its varied mechanical industries, its mercantile and professional pursuits, and also consider the fact that it has been the shire town of the county of Franklin for almost half a century, none will deny that such a town has a history, and. Farmington and Farmington Hills are located at the southern border of Oakland County, a suburb of Metropolitan Detroit. Though they are really two separate cities, they are often associated with each other and sometimes even thought of as one due to Farmington being completely landlocked by Farmington Hills, besides one small sliver on the southern end that borders g: Farmington Plan.

        Farmington's connection to the religion goes far back in history. In , Wilford Woodruff, the fourth president of the Church of Jesus Christ, was born in what was then Farmington . The Four Corners Regional Airport serves a population exceeding , There are two runways at an elevation of 5, feet, full time Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), and an Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower, the Four Corners Regional Airport is a logical choice for general aviation and military operations. On demand charter flights are offered by Vernon Aviation to and from nearly Missing: Farmington Plan.


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A history of the Farmington Plan by Ralph D. Wagner Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of the Farmington Plan is an enormously interesting book. Its use of primary sources gives a feeling of immediacy that draws the reader along.

The book is a must-read for librarians and other scholars who have an interest in the evolving history of scholarship in the United States and where libraries fit in that by: The result of Wagner's decade of research is the first in-depth study of the plan's shortcomings and achievements.

A History of The Farmington Plan is at once a history of the term itself and the numerous connotations attached to it. Includes copious references to. Evaluating the Farmington Plan The Farmington Plan Survey and Conference Strategic Planning, Management Control, New Cooperative Progams The Disappearance of the Farmington Plan, "This Poor Relation": The Reputation of the Farmington Plan Bibliography Index About the Author.

The Farmington Plan was a program of cooperative acquisition of foreign publications, established by the Association of Research Libraries in and terminated in Its original goal was that at least one copy of every newly published book of conceivable research value would be acquired, cataloged, and made available for interlibrary loan by at least one American library.

Other articles where Farmington Plan is discussed: library: Cooperative acquisition and storage: This was the Farmington Plan: it involved the recruitment of purchasing agents in many A history of the Farmington Plan book, whose task was to buy their countries’ current publications and distribute them to American libraries according to a scheme of subject specialization.

Many criticisms were leveled at the scheme, and. (From the Preface) This book on the history of Farmington represents more than two and a half years of work by the staff of the Farmington Public Library and a committee of volunteers.

To make it easier for the reader to find specific pieces of information, we have divided the book into chapters, the last of which focuses on family histories.5/5(1).

editions of the Farmington Plan Handbook, the first published inthe second inas well as in the Farmington Plan Newsletter, i ssued at least annually and obtainable free of charge from Lloyd Griffin of the University of Wisconsin Library. Except for the plan's background and early history and the.

Farmington (Me.) -- History, Farmington (Me.) -- Genealogy Publisher Farmington, Press of Knowlton, McLeary, and Co. Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor New York Public Library Language English.

This history of Farmington does not pretend to be all inclusive. Several times over the years, records have been destroyed by fires over the years, and there are no records previous to The book is available from the Puddledock Press for $ History of Farmington.

The town of Farmington was settled as "the plantation of Tunxis" in by a number of men from Hartford, Windsor, and Wethersfield who were desirous of possessing more land or, as their court petition phrased it, "some inlargment of accomodation." The land was purchased from the Tunxis Indians, a sub-tribe of the Saukiogs.

Farmington was built between and for John () and Lucy Fry () Speed. Both of them came from wealthy Virginia families that moved to Kentucky in the last decades of the s. John Speed's father, Captain James Speed, fought. Farmington’s earliest inhabitants were Indians who stayed until the 's.

fur trappers came through the Farmington area as early asand were followed by explorers and emigrants in the 's. In the s, Farmington became known as the "Grand Central Station" of Connecticut's Underground Railroad. Present-day visitors can see several sites associated with the abolitionist movement and Amistad trial of Farmington began to blossom into a flourishing farm and ranch economy and incorporated on J In the early part of the s, apples became a prime crop for the local farmers.

A quote from "The Sunny San Juan Magazine" from gives us a glimpse into how important the apple commerce was, "The harvesting of some 2, acres of fruit.

The township was given the name Farmington, from Farmington, Connecticut, and, prior to purchase, had been surveyed and mapped.

It was divided into one hundred and forty-four lots, each containing a quarter-section. The lots were numbered, and each drew in turn from the list of numbers until all had drawn their share of the purchase.

The publication, Farmington: An Original Entity, Being the Natural History of Farmington—From Ice Age to Space Search, included mention of a large earth mound located about a mile west of Minnow Pond which was believed to contain ancient Indian artifacts.

At that time, the University of Michigan had the option to exercise its digging. This article will highlight the interesting story of the district during its period of greatest change—the years to present.

was selected as the starting point because the early history of Farmington's schools are adequately detailed in Lee S. Peel's book, Farmington: A Pictorial History. At the same time, Peel's book (copyright.

Farmers, I need you. I'm currently working on a little project about the closing of Farmington High School. I'm looking for information, thoughts and stories about being a Farmington Farmer, how you felt when it closed, what it meant to the community, good times you had and what made the school special to you, the impact/aftermath, etc.

Pictures and anything that you kept from that time would. Other villages are Farmington Falls, and North and West Farmington. This town was first explored with a view to settlement by Stephen Titeomb, Robert Gower, James Henry, Robert Alexander and James 3icDonald in the summer ofbeing guided by Thomas Wilson, who had previously explored the region as a hunter.

FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP. FIRE. SHERIFF. Pontiac Farmington FE deral STATE. POLICE. Detroit Kenwood SOUTHFIELD TOWNSHIP. FIRE. SHERIFF. Southfield Pontiac. FE deral FBI-For number, call INFORMATION. This Directory is the Property of the Michigon 8ell Telephone Co.

Mayfair. I Printed in U.S.A. After its founding, Farmington gave up territory to form Southington (), Bristol (), Avon (), Plainville (), and parts of Berlin () and Bloomfield (). Farmington presently borders the towns of Avon, Burlington, Newington, West Hartford, and.

Welcome! Our monthly meetings are free and open to the public. They include presentations on topics of historical interest and feature local and regional speakers. The Society meets monthly on the first Friday of the month. We host a public program March through October, and the month of December, with an annual Pot Luck Dinner at the November meeting.

Check our calendar Missing: Farmington Plan.Farmington Historical Museum, brick,N. Main St. James H. Robinson supervised the construction of this building in InFarmington City purchased it for use as a City Hall, part of it serving as a library until