Farm Journals, 1869-1874 | University of Illinois Archives
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Daily journal record of planting trees, hedges and crops; tilling and harvesting crops; building farm buildings, roads and bridges; finding insects and other activities at the University experimental farm showing date; weather conditions; type and location of work done; seeds and other items purchased; cost, vendor, time and expense charged to student labor, university farmers and teams.
Volume 1 contains monthly summaries of amounts spent for farm activities.
Volume 2 contains a property inventory including trees and flowers and records the sale of crops and trees to faculty. It also contains a daily time table showing hours worked by farmers, students and teams for March to August, 1870.
Volume 3 is a monthly disbursements ledger showing account, expenditure classification, date and amount spent for student labor, men and teams.