Robert Ripplemeyer Family Farm Records, 1939-1992 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/87
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||Boxes 1-3|
Description: Robert Ripplemeyer Family Farm Records (1939-92) in Monroe County, Illinois. Recorded on forms adapted by the Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service (1950-54, 1955-59, 1960-65, 1966-70, 1971-75, 1981-85, 1986-89, 1990-92), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings and livestock; livestock fees and sales; dairy and egg sales; machinery, equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses; map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of feed, grain and supplies; cash receipts and expenses; summary of expenses including taxes and unpaid family labor; capital purchases and sales; products used on the farm and a financial and business analysis summary. The collection includes annual summaries of the Monroe County Wheat Test Plots (1939-87), a legal description of land in the farm, and a history of farm operation.
Access Restriction: None.