Almanacs Online Exhibit

The Collection

The Almanac Collection includes paper copies of over 10,000 almanacs, dating from 1684 to the present, including several editions of two of the best known American almanacs: the Old Farmer's Almanack and Poor Richard's Almanac.

  • See the Almanacs Finding Aid for a list of almanacs in the Library's collection.
  • See the Gallery for a sample of almanac covers, published between 1766 and 1921, from the collection.

Pages from the Old Farmer's Almanack (1833) and Poor Richard's Almanac (1767):

Pages from Dade, or the Country-Man's Kalendar (1684) showing dates and astronomical information:

Last Updated: November 19, 2012