James V. and Wilbert N. Stevenson Farm Records, 1924, 1926-71
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Brief Description: Records of James V. Stevenson (1889-1959), A.B. '12 and B.S. '13 and his son Wilbert N. (1921- ), B.S. '42 and M.S. '50, relating to the Stevenson Family farm in Otter Creek Township, La Salle County, near Streator, Illinois. James managed the farm until 1952. Recorded in Farm Account Books prepared by the Department of Agricultural Economics (1924-45) and on forms adapted by the Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service (1946-66), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings and livestock; livestock feed 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.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
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1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 26/20/39
Created by: Stevenson, James V. (1889-1959)
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/24/1976; 10/15/1981
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Agricultural History
Farm Management Service
Lasalle County, Illinois
Genres/Forms of Material
Farm Accounts
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]