There are several ways to access the contents of Agricultural History.

Agricultural History has two published indexes. The first is volume 73 no. 4 (Fall 1999), which contains the cumulative indexes for the Agricultural History Papers: Volumes 1 through 3, 1921, 1923, 1925 and Agricultural History volumes 1 through 25 (1927=-1951), as well as the "Guide to the Records of the Agricultural History Society, 1919=-1982." The second is volume 77 no. 1 (Winter 2003), and it comprises the cumulative index for Agricultural History volumes 26 through 50 (1952=-1976). This volume is also accessible online as a fully searchable pdf file here.

The most recent cumulative index for the journal is available only online, free of charge. This latest index is split into two files due to their large sizes, "A thru M" and "N thru Z." Covering volumes 51 through 81 (1977-=2007), these are fully searchable pdf files. They represent the end of cumulative indexing for the journal as content is increasingly available online and through numerous search avenues.

The "Contents" page of the Agricultural History Society and journal's website provides various ways of searching journal content. The full text of all articles published since 2000 is online and fully searchable through a link from our "Contents" page to MetaPress, although a subscription or article purchase is required for full access to material identified. Through the Core Historical Literature of Agriculture in Cornell University's Mann Library, all articles from 1927 to 1965 are available online at Using the "Search" feature of this site will gather results from all of its holdings, not just Agricultural History. To access solely Agricultural History content, go to "Browse" and then click on either the letter A or go through the "Journal Title List." Choosing Agricultural History will bring you to a page where you can browse the journal by year and then by issue.

Articles appearing in Agricultural History are abstracted and indexed in the following select databases: Academic Search Alumni Edition; Academic Search Elite; Academic Search Premier; AGRICOLA; America: History and Life; Arts and Humanities Citation Index; Bibliography of Asian Studies; Biological Abstracts; British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography; Current Abstracts; Current Contents; EMBiology; Environment Abstracts; Expanded Academic ASAP; Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index; GeoBase; Historical Abstracts; History of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Humanities Abstracts; Humanities International Complete; Humanities International Index; Humanities Index; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences; Periodicals Index Online; ProQuest Discovery; ProQuest Information and Learning; ProQuest Platinum; ProQuest Research Library; SciSearch; Scopus; Social Sciences Citation Index; TOC Premier; Ulrich's.