Robert Ripplemeyer Family Farm Records, 1939-1992
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Brief 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.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 8/4/87
Created by: Ripplemeyer, Robert
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/25/2005
Arrangement: Chronological
Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
Farm Management Service
Genres/Forms of Material
Farm Accounts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]