Irl C. Webb Farm Records, 1928-88 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/64
Acquired: 9/3/86; 10/10/90
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the Irl C. Webb 283 acre farm in Dry Grove Township, Bloomington (1928-32), of the 465 acre farm in Mt. Hope Township, (1933-35), of the 313 acre farm in Dry Grove Township, Normal (1936-42), of the 320 acre farm, Downs Township (1943-59), of the 200 acre farm in Dry Grove Township, Danvers (1960-80),(McLean County), each operated by Irl C. Webb. 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 fees and sales; dairy and egg sales; machinery, equipment and automobile inventory and operating expense; map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of fee, 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.