Fonds 1B/10 - Department of Agriculture

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JM JARD 1B/10

Title

Department of Agriculture

Date(s)

  • 1874 - 1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

6 textual volumes and 9 maps

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Name of creator

(1874 - 1980)

Administrative history

The history of the Department dates back to 1774, when it was known as the botanical Department. Subsequently, it was designated the Department of Public Gardens and Plantations and in 1923, the Department of Science Agriculture. In 1944, when the Government Chemist's Division was separated from he Department, it became known as the Department of Agriculture.

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Scope and content

These volumes include correspondence, financial statements and maps

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Chronological

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Fair

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Jamaica Archives and Records Department

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

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