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General Agriculture and miscellaneous subjects

The following publications on general agriculture, are from the years 1820 and 1945 and were either published in Pennsylvania, or pertain to specifically to the state of Pennsylvania.

Full Text links are to the Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, or Google Books, if available.  If full text online links are not available, links are to WordCat.

Allegheny County Agricultural Society. (1860).  Ninth annual fair of the Allegheny County Agricultural Society, western Pennsylvania and Ohio, at Pittsburgh, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th days of September 1860.  Pittsburgh?: Wm. G. Johnston & Co.. . 40p..

Allen, Richard L. (1857).  American farmer's new and universal handbook.  Philadelphia,:  . .  .

American agriculturist farm directory and reference book of Beaver and Lawrence Counties, Pennsylvania :a rural directory and reference book, including a road map of Beaver and Lawrence Counties. (1917).   New York: Orange Judd Co.. . 282p..

American agriculturist farm directory and reference book of Butler County Pennsylvania.  . (1916).  New York: Orange Judd Co.. .  .

American agriculturalist farm directory and reference book of Erie County Pennsylvania.  . (1918). Minneapolis: Orange Judd Co.. .  .

American agriculturalist farm directory of Greene County, Pennsylvania : :a rural directory and reference book including a road map of Greene County.. . (1916).   New York: Orange Judd. . 142p..

American Rural Index Corporation.. (?).  "Clock-System" rural index and map of Erie County Pennsylvania.  Ithaca, N.Y.: American Rural Index Corporation. . 60p..

Baird, Henry C. (1855).  Dyer and colour maker's companion: containing upwards of two hundred receipts for making colours on the most approved principles..  Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, successor to E. L Carey. .  .

Baldwin, Leland Dewitt. (1939).  Whiskey rebels: the story of a frontier uprising.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh press. . 326p..

Barnsley, Edward R. (1940).  Agricultural societies of Bucks county, Pa.  Doylestown, Pa.: Edward W. Schlechter printer. . 54p..

Biddle, Craig. (1860).  Address: delivered before the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture : :on its seventy-fifth anniversary, February 11, 1860.  Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers. . 28p..

Biddle, Nicholas. (1822).  Address; delivered before the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, at its annual meeting, on the fifteenth of January, 1822.  Philadelphia: Printed by order of the Society. . 39p..

Blight, George. (1884).  One hundred years ago :A paper read before the Philadelphia society for promoting agriculture, at the Centennial meeting, February 4th, 1885.  Philadelphia: Press of McCalla & Stavely. . 25p..

Bowen, Eli. (1852).  The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania, or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture.  Philadelphia: W.P. Hazard. . 268p..

Bowen, Eli. (1853).  The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, popularly described.  Philadelphia: W. Bromwell. . 309p..

Bowen, Eli. (1854).  The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania, or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture.  Philadelphia: W. White Smith. 8th ed., rev. and greatly enl.. 309p..

Bradford County Agricultural Society (Pa.). (1854).  First annual report of the transactions of the Bradford County Agricultural Society : made February 6, 1854.  Towanda, Pa.: Printed by Elijah A. Parsons. . 47p..

Breck, Samuel. (1828).  Address delivered before the Blockley and Merion Agricultural Society, on Saturday, September 20th, 1828 :On the death on their late presidnet, the Hon. Richard Peters.  Philadelphia: L.R. Bailey. . 27p..

Campbell, John Lyle. (1859).  A manual of scientific and practical agriculture: for the school and farm.  Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston. . 442p..

Carey, Mathew. (1824).  Address delivered before the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, at its meeting on the twentieth of July, 1824.  Philadelphia: J.R.A. Skerrett. . 80p..

Carey, Mathew. (1820). The new olive branch, or, An attempt to establish an identity of interest between agriculture, manufactures, and commerce : and to prove that a large portion of the manufacturing industry of this nation has been sacrificed to commerce, and that the commerce has suffered by this policy nearly as much as manufactures.  Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son.  248p..

Chester County (Pa.) Agricultural Society. (1858).  Annual report of the managers of the Chester County Agricultural Society for 1858 :West Chester, October 10, 1858.  Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, printers. .  .

Dale, Norman Christian. (1932).  Agriculture in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  : Pennsylvania State College. Masters thesis. 71p..

Darlington, William. (1847).  Agricultural chemistry.  Philadelphia:   publisher. .  .

Davy, Sir Humphry. (1821).  Elements of agricultural chemistry, in a course of lectures for the Board of Agriculture.  Philadelphia: Warner & McCarey & Son & Barnett & Walter. .  .

Dickermann, Charles W. (1869).  How to make the farm pay :or, the farmer's book of practial information on agriculture, stock raising, fruit culture, special crops, domestic economy & family medcine..  Philadelphia: Zeigler, McCurdy & Co.. . 750p..

Edinger, Paul L. (1924).  The trend of agriculture in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, and York counties, Pennsylvania.  : Cornell. Masters thesis. 55p..

Eisaman, Howard G. (1930).  The Pennsylvania State Grange Lecturer's Handbook.  East Springfield, Pa.: Pennsylvania State Grange. . 64p..

Farm and business directory of Berks County, Pennsylvania :with a complete road map of the county.  . (1914).  Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Co.. .  .

Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union of Pennsylvania. (1822?).  Proceedings of the 9th annual session.  Wanesboro, PA: Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union of Pennsylvania. .  .

The Farmers' directory of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : :with a complete road map of the county.  . (1914).  Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Co.. . 240p..

Fisher, Sidney George. (1857).  Address delivered before the Chester County Agricultural Society, at their annual exhibition held at West-Chester, September 26, 1857.  Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, printers. . 27p..

Fisher, Sidney George. (1859).  Address delivered before the Montgomery County Agricultural Society at their annual exhibition held at Springtown, October 7th, 1859.  Philadelphia: James B. Chandler, printer. . 26p..

Foulke, Jean Kane. (1914). Sweaage disposal for country homes.  (Farm adviser’s reading course no.1). Harrisburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture.  Unknown pagination.

Free, John P. (1862).  The farmers guide and everyman his own doctor.  Lancaster, PA.: Daily Express. .  .

Gleanings from the most celebrated books on husbandry, gardening, and rural affairs ... :From the London 2d ed. of 1803. Interspersed with remarks and observations by a gentleman of Philadelphia.  (1803).   Philadelphia: Printed and sold by James Humphreys, at the N.W. corner of Walnut and Dock-Streets. . 365p..

Gowen, James. (1852).  Address delivered before the Lancaster County Agricultural Society :at its annual meeting, on the thirteenth of January, 1852.  Germantown, PA.: Printed at the office of the Telegraph. . 28p..

Gowen, James. (1853).  Address delivered before the Mercer County Agricultural Society :at its annual meeting, on the twentieth of September, 1853.  Philadelphia: Brown's Steam Power Book and Job Printing Office. . 27p..

Greiner, Tuisco. (1890).  How to make the garden pay.  Philadelphia: William Henry Maule. . 272p..

Handbook of useful tables for the farmer.  (1886).   Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co.. .  .

Harlan, Caleb. (1899).  Farming with green manures, on Plumbrove farm.  Philadelphia: Ferris. Sixth edition.. 269p..

Hill, William Free. (1923).  A brief history of the Grange movement in Pennsylvania.  Chambersburg Pa.: Pennsylvania Grange News. . 48p..

Hood, George Washington. (1880).  Legal rights and duties of farmers.  Lancaster, PA.: Inquirer Printing and Publishing Co.. .  .

Imschwiller, P. (1826).  The family dyer :containing, a number of excellent dies, carefully selected for the use of private families; in the English and German language.  York, PA.: Printed for the Publisher. . 70p..

Johnson, Cuthbert William. (1864).  The farmer's and planter's encyclopedia of rural affairs :embracing all the most recent discoveries in agricultural chemistry, suited to the comprehension of unscientific readers.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. Rev. ed.. 1779p..

Johnson, Cuthbert William. (1844).  The farmer's encyclopaedia, and dictionary of rural affairs :embracing all the most recent discoveries in agricultural chemistry. Adapted to the comprehension of unscientific readers.  Philadelphia: Carey and Hart. . 1165p..

Johnson, George Fiske. (1937).  History of the Pennsylvania farm products show.  Harrisburg, PA: Published by Pennsylvania state farm products show commission. . 51p..

Keim, George May. (1854).  Address before the Schuylkill County Agricultural Society :Delivered October 19, 1854.  Pottsville, PA.: Printed for the Society. . 26p..

Kelley, Oliver Hudson. (1875).  Origin and progress of the order of the Patrons of Husbandry in the United States :a history from 1866 to 1873.  Philadelphia: J. A. Wagenseller. . 441p..

Kent, J. E. (1857).  The farmers' light-house :or agricultural chemistry.  Philadelphia,:  . .   

Kersey, Jesse. (1828).  Lectures on agriculture :delivered before the Downingtown Society for the Acquisition and Promotion of Natural Knowledge.  West Chester, PA.: printed by Simeon Siegfried. . 80p..

Kimmel, Oscar Allen. (1945).  Functional mathematics for students of vocational agriculture in Pennsylvania.  : Pennsylvania State College. Masters thesis. 45p..

Kurtz, Ray Abraham. (1939).  A study of the comparative amount of science information possessed by the farmers and the future farmers of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.  : Pennsylvania State College. Masters thesis. 61p..

Lancaster County Agricultural Fair Association. (1911?).  List of premiums, rules and regulations of the third annual fair and industrial exposition :to be held at Lancaster, Pennsylvania by the Lancaster County Agricultural Fair Association, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, September 26, 27, 28, 29, 19ll.   :  . . 128p..

Landreth, Burnet. (1895).  999 queries with answers upon agricultural and horticultural subjects.  Philadelphia: David Landreth & sons. . 200p..

Lewis, Walter Jolly. (1936).  An argument for the establishment of extension service in Montour County.  : Pennsylvania State College. Masters thesis. 51p..

Liebig, Justus. (1852?).  Liebig's complete works on chemistry.  Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson. . 5 vol. in 1.

Lloyd, David. (1832).  Economy of agriculture :being a series of compendious essays on different branches of farming.  Germantown, PA.: P.R. Freas & Co.. . 120p..

Mackenzie, Colin. (1831).  Mackenzie's five thousand receipts, in all the useful and domestic arts: constituting a complete practical library relative to agriculture, bees, bleaching ... :A new American, from the latest London ed.  Philadelphia: Pittsburg: J. Kay, jun. J. I. Kay & co.. . 456p..

MacMahon, Bernard. (1820).  The American gardener's calender :adapted to the climates and seasons of the United States, containing a complete account of all the work necessary to be done…for every month in the year; with ample practical directions for performing the same.  Philadelphia: T.P. McMahon, William Fry Printer. 4th ed.. 618p..

Mairs, Thomas Isaiah. (1928).  Some Pennsylvania pioneers in agricultural science.  State College, PA.: The College. . 185p..

McCabe, James Dabney. (1873).  History of the Grange movement :or, The Farmer's war against monopolies: being a full and authentic account of the struggles of the American farmers against the extortions of the railroad companies : with a history of the rise and progress of the order of.  Philadelphia: National Pub. Co.. . 539p..

McIntire, George Burton. (1940).  Management and practices on 281 farms in Centre County, Pennsylvania, 1931.  : Pennsylvania State College. Masters thesis. 89p..

Meynen, Emil. (1939).  Das pennsylvaniendeutsche Bauernland.  Leipzig: Verlag von S. Hirzel. . 292p..

Morfit, Campbell. (1848).  Manures, their composition, preparation, and action upon soils [microform] : with the quantities to be applied : being a field companion for the farmer : from the French of standard authorities.  Philadelphia.: Lindsay and Blakiston. . 100p..

National Grange. (1873).  Constitutions of the Patrons of Husbandry.  Mechanicsburg, PA.: Independent-Journal Print. . 32p..

National Grange. (1897).  Souvenir … Commemorative of the meetings of the State Grange of Pennsylvania and of the National Grange; held in November, 1897 ... at Harrisburg, Pa.  Harrisburg, PA.:  . . 79p..

National Grange.  Pennsylvania State Grange. (1935). Legislative activities of the Pennsylvania State Grange in the General Assembly, 1935, including a survey of Grange success in legislation.  Unknown place: Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania State Grange. 71p.

Nickolson, John. ().  Farmer's assistant :being a digest of all that relates to agriculture, and the conducting of rural affairs; alphabetically arranged and adapted for the United States.  Philadelphia, Lancasater, PA: Warner, William Dickson. Second ed., corrected and enlarged. 468p..

Norrisville Farmers' Club. (1909).  Seventeenth annual picnic of the Norrisville Farmers' Club : :held at Morris Park, Fawn Grove, Pa., August 11th & 12th, 1909..  York, PA: Gazette Print. . 40p..


Parker, M.. (1824).  The arcana of arts and sciences :or, Farmers and mechanics manual containing a great variety of valuable receipts and useful discoveries in the various departments of human knowledge; many of which were never before published.  Washington, PA: J. Grayson. . 348p..

Pedder, James. (1840).  Frank :or dialogues between a father and son, on the subjects of agriculture, husbandry and rural affairs..  Philadelphia: Kimber & Sharploss. . 248p..

Pennsylvania Agricultural Society.. (1824).  Memoirs :with selections from the most approved authors adapted to the use of the practical farmers of the United States, 1824..  Philadelphia: J. S. Skinner. . 322p..

Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture. Hamilton, John. 1843-1921.. (1900).  Preliminary report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1899.  Harrisburg, PA: Dept. of Agriculture. . 42p..

Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture. Hamilton, John. 1843-1921.. (1900).  Preliminary report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1900.  Harrisburg, PA: Dept. of Agriculture. . 54p..

Pennsylvania Dept. of Commerce. (1944).  Pennsylvania.  Harrisburg, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. . 112p..

Pennsylvania Joint Committee on Rural Electrification.. (1935).  Problems in the application of electricity in the home and on the farm :for use in the course "Farm mechanics".  Harrisburg, PA: The Committee. (Circular, no.1). 36p..

Pennsylvania Joint Committee on Rural Electrification.. ().  Rural electrification in Pennsylvania.  Harrisburg, PA: The Committee. . 55p..

Pennsylvania Railroad Company.. (1911).  Intensive farming and use of dynamite, issued by the Pennsylvania railroad.  The Pennsylvania railroad: Philadelphia. . 112p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1859). Announcement of Ninth Annual Exhibition.  P hiladelphia: unknown publisher. 28p.

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1866).  Constitution and life members, and list of premiums awarded by the Pennsylvania state agricultural society :at Easton, 1864; Williamsport, 1865; Easton, 1866.  Harrisburg, PA:   publisher. . 75p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1857).  List of premiums & regulations of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society : :at its seventh annual exhibition, to be held at Philadelphia, on September 29th, 30th, and October 1st and 2d, 1857.  Philadelphia:   publisher. . 34p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1856).  List of premiums awarded by the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society, with the annual address at its sixth exhibition held at Pittsburgh, 1856.   : A. Boyd Hamilton, Printer. . 63p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1858).  Officers, charter, constitution and life members of the Pennsylvania state agricultural society :with the regulations and award of premiums, at its annual exhibitions at Pittsburg in 1858, and at Philadelphia in 1857..  Harrisburg, PA: A. Boyd Hamilton. . 84p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1881).  Regulations and list of premiums of the twenty-eighth annual exhibition of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society : :to be held in the buildings and grounds of the Pittsburgh Exposition Society, September 5th to 17th inclusive.  Pittsburgh: Myers, Shinkle & Co.. . 89p..

Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. (1885).  Reports made to the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society :December, 1884, and January, 1885.  Harrisburg, PA: Lane S. Hart, Printer and Binder. . 39p..

Pennsylvania State College. (1862).  The Agricultural College of Pennsylvania :embracing a succinct history of agricultural education in Europe and America, together with the circumstances of the origin, rise and progress of the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania: as also a statement of the present condition, aims and prospects of this institution, its course of instruction, facilities for study, terms of admission, &c.&c.  Philadelphia: W.S. Young. . 63p..

Pennsylvania State College. (1925-1926).  Mathematics for students of agriculture.  State College, PA: Pennsylvania State College. . 2 vols..

Pennsylvania State College. Agricultural Extension Service.. (1922).  Extension workers' handbook of agricultural information.  State College, PA: The Service. . looseleaf.

Pennsylvania State College. Agricultural Extension Service.. (1933).  Floyd S. Bucher :a ministry of service : county agent of the Pennsylvania State College in the Agricultural Extension Service, 1913-1933 : a tribute from his friends in Lancaster County and abroad.  Lancaster, PA:   publisher. . 108p..

Pennsylvania State College. Department of Agricultural and Biological Chemistry. (1905-1945). 182 theses.

Pennsylvania State College. Department of Agricultural Engineering. (1933-1945) 3 theses.

Pennsylvania State College. School of Agriculture.. (1944).  Some postwar agricultural problems in Pennsylvania.  State College, PA: The School. . 28p..

Pennsylvania State Grange. (n.d.).  Patrons of Husbandry, Declaration of purposes. Constitution and by-laws of the National grange. Constitution of the Pennsylvania State Grange. Blank form of by-laws for subordinate granges. Constitution and by-laws for Pomona granges together with a parli.   :   publisher. . 83p..

Pennsylvania State Grange. (1897).  Souvenir commemorative of the meetings of the State grange of Pennsylvania and of the National grange :Held in November, 1897 at Harrisburg, Pa.  Harrisburg, PA:   publisher. . 70p..

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.. (192?).  Addresses made before Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture : :during winter of 1920-1921.  Philadelphia: The Society. . 51p..

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.. (1860).  Catalogue of the Annual Exhibition of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture :held at Powelton, West Philadelphia, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th days of September, 1860.  Philadelphia: S. E. Cohen. . 30p..

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Fisher, Sidney George. 1809-1871.. (1850).  Proceedings of the annual exhibition of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture : :held at the Rising Sun Village, October 16-17, 1850..  Germantown, PA: Printed at the Office of the Telegraph. . 34p..

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Kennedy, Alfred L. Bigler, William. 1814-1880.. (1857).  Proceedings of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, for the years 1854, 1855, and 1856 :to which are prefixed A Catalogue of the Exhibition of 1855, the awards of premiums, and the address of ex-Governor Bigler.  Philadelphia: Published by the Society, Henry B. Ashmead, Printer. . 122p..

Pillsbury, Arthur Clarence. (1937).  Picturing miracles of plant and animal life.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. . 234p..

Pittsburgh agricultural works :Wardrop, Stout and Williams, Pittsburgh, manufacturers of improved rail road horse powers, threshers with vibrating separators, mowing and reaping machines, circular and cross-cut saws, cider mills, corn shellers, fodder cutters, and other agricultural machinery; office at J. Wardrop’s seed warehouse, no.4 and 5th st.   (1858).  Pittsburgh: W.S. Haven. . 56p..

Pittsburgh National Land and Irrigation Exposition.. (1910).  Pittsburgh's big land show :National Land & Irrigation Exposition, under the auspices of Pittsburgh Gazette Times and Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph, Oct. 17-29, 1910. Official prospectus.  Pittsburgh:   publisher. .  .

Pritts, Joseph. (1845).  The farmer's book and family instructor, embracing the most important of the recent scientific discoveries connected with practical agriculture ... carefully compiled from the best sources.  Chambersburg, PA: Printed for purchasers. . 560p..


S.L. Allen & Company (Philadelphia). (1928).  Planet Jr. farm and garden implements : :"half a century of confidence".  Philadelphia: The Company. . 72p..

Scheerer, Mary Katherine. (1933).  Development of colonial agriculture in southeastern Pennsylvania.  State College, PA: Pennsylvania State College. Masters Thesis. 59p..

Sempers, Frank W. (1895).  Manures: how to make and how to use them :a new, practical treatise on the chemistry of manures and manuremaking.  Philadelphia: W. Atlee Burpee & co.. . 218p..

Sergeant, Thomas. (1838).  View of the land laws of Pennsylvania :with notices of its early history and legislation.  Philadelphia: J. Kay, jun. and brother. . 303p..

Skinner, F. G. (n.d.).  Elements of agricultural chemistry.  Philadelphia:   publisher. .  .

Skinner, John Stuart. (1849).  On the true sources of prosperity in agricultural and other industrial pursuits :a discourse pronounced at Newton, on the 2d October, 1849, on the invitation of the Bucks County Agricultural Society.  Philadelphia: Office of the "Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil"]. . 275p..

Terry, Theodore Brainard. (1893).  Our farming :or how we have made a run-down farm bring both profit and pleasure.  Philadelphia: The Farmer company. . 367p..

Thacher, Wallace L. (1907).  Harford Fair :embracing pioneer history, industries and enterprises of earlier years, a glance at war times and school house building, musical organizations, centennial days, Farmer Club sessions, July Fourth celebration, and a complete history of the Harford Agricultural Society for half a century: illustrated with a map, five full-page photographs of views, six half-page views of Fair Ground buildings, and fifty-one photographs of past and present officers of the Society..  Binghamton, N.Y.: Barnes, Smith & Co.. . 317p..

Thurston, George H. (1860).  The book of the fair : :containing an account of the origin of faire: a history of the Allegheny County Agricultural Society and sketches of Pittsburgh manufactories.  Pittsburgh: A.A. Anderson. . 87p..

Tilghman, William. (1820).  An address delivered before the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture at its anniversary meeting, January 18, 1820.  Philadelphia: Fry. . 36p..

Torbert, I. K. (1831).  The farmer and mechanic's manual :or The present currency of the United States, concisely explained ... Together with mensuration and an appendix ...  Harrisburg: F. Wyeth, pr.. . 140p..

Troost, Gerard. (1826).  Geological survey of the environs of Philadelphia :performed by order of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.  Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner; Clark & Raser, Printers. . 39p..

True, Rodney Howard. (1935).  Sketch of the history of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.  : Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. . 52p..

Tyson, Job Roberts. (1856).  Address delivered before the Montgomery County agricultural society.  Philadelphia: Printed by C. Sherman & son. Rural economy pamphlets, v.9, no. 17. 31p..

Union County Agricultural Society. (1857?). Constitution and minutes, 1852-1857. 1 vol.

Vaux, Roberts. (1825?).  Address delivered before the Philadelphia society for promoting agriculture, at its annual meeting on the eighteenth of January, 1825.  Philadelphia: Printed at the Port folio office. . 28p..

Waring, James Howard. (1919).  An agricultural history of the Pennsylvania State College :embracing a brief historical sketch of agricultural education both in Europe and in America, the founding of the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania, and the Development of the Pennsylvania State College from that beginning until the present time.  :   publisher. . 154p..

Warner, John Willits. (1933).  A survey of farm practices in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.  State College, PA: Pennsylvania State College. Masters Thesis. 81p..

Washington County (Pa.) Agricultural Society- Farm Visiting  Committee. (n.d.).  Report.  Washington PA: Washington County Agricultural Society. .  .

Weinberger, Morris Loeble. (1936).  A survey of farm management in central Pennsylvania.  State College, PA: Pennsylvania State College. Masters Thesis. 150p..

Wells, David Ames. (1856-).  The year-book of agriculture :or, the annual for agricultural progress and discovery for 1855 and 1856.  Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson. . 1 vol..

Wiggins, Francis S. (1840).  The American farmer's instructor, or practical agriculturist :comprehending the cultivation of plants, the husbandry of the domestic animals, and the economy of the farm; together with a variety of information which will be found important to the farmer.  Philadelphia: O. Rogers. . 504p..

Wiley, Richard T. (1906).  Sim Greene :a narrative of the whiskey insurrection.  Philadelphia: J.C. Winston. . 380p..

Wiley, Richard T. (1912).  The whiskey insurrection :a general view.  Elizabeth, PA: Herald Print House. . 59p..

Willich, Anthony Florian Madinger. (1821). The domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy: with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts (2nd Americana ed.). Philadelphia: Abraham Small. 3 vols.

Woman’s National Farm and Garden Association. Valley Forge Branch. (1941?) Minutes. Unkown place or publisher.  1 vol.