Edward McDonald Farm Records, 1947-79 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/61
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the Edward M. McDonald 160 acre farm in Joliet Township (Will County). Recorded on forms adopted 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 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.