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Patrons of Industry (Siloam, N.Y.) Records

An inventory of its records at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 5 Oct 2011

Biographical History

The Patrons of Industry was an organization formed to promote the interests of farmers and agricultural workers. It was modeled on the Grange movement, began in Canada, and flourished in Michigan, New York, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin in the latter part of the 19th century.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Patrons of Industry (Siloam, N.Y.) Records consists of two volumes. One is the secretary's minutes from meetings held between November 1897 and December 1900; the other is the secretary's cash book, which records transactions from December 1894 to December 1900.

Arrangement of the Collection

Two bound volumes.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Patrons of industry (Siloam, NY)


Agriculture -- New York (State)
Agriculture -- Political aspects -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Farmers -- New York (State) -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.


Albany (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Minutes (administrative records)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Patrons of Industry (Siloam, N.Y.) Records,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2011.

Table of Contents

Administrative records