Dwight B. Leigh Farm Records, 1927-91 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/78
Acquired: 11/16 & 19/93
Volume: 1.8 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-4|
Description: Records of the Dwight B. Leigh 326 acre farm in Butler Township (Vermilion County). Recorded on Illinois Farm Account Books (1937-46) and Illinois Farm Management Service Farm Account Books (1947-91) 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 business analysis summary. The records include a photograph, plat map, cash books (1927-43, 1951-74), copies of Farm Business Reports (1937-46) and an obituary for Mr. Leigh (1905-93).