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Nelson Agricultural and Pastoral Association

Collection | Ref # AG 229 | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum

What is it?

Title:

Nelson Agricultural and Pastoral Association

Creator:

Nelson Agricultural and Pastoral Association

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

5 v.

Reference number:

AG 229

Former NRAM reference number:

X3300

Description:

The Nelson Agricultural and Pastoral Association was formed in October 1893 after a public meeting of those interested in holding an annual agricultural show. The first show was held in Richmond Park on 29 November 1893. At this stage, the Nelson Jockey Club owned Richmond Park. The Jockey Club sold the grounds to the Nelson Agricultural and Pastoral Assn in 1900, with the A&P Association renting the park & facilities to the Nelson Jockey Club and Nelson Trotting Club.

Records comprise 3 cashbooks and 2 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings outlining show results and reports of committee meetings.

Records

Dates covered:

1901 - 1939

Access conditions:

Unrestricted

Finding aids:

Inventory available

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