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Archer & Hayes account book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0385

Scope and Content

The collection (1883-1951, undated) consists of an account book from the Archer & Hayes farm and dairy in East Chester, New York. The volume contains an 1883 agreement establishing the business, as well as accounts for amounts of milk and produce sold, 1883-1885; labor accounts, 1883-1884; planting accounts, 1884-1890; and stock inventories, 1884-1885. The book also contains an unidentified farmer's journal from 1942-1951 for a farm in Westchester County, New York. This journal includes entries on livestock, planting, and household accounts.

Dates

  • 1883-1951, undated

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Andrew Archer, Jr., and Winfield L. Hayes were farmers in East Chester, Westchester County, New York. They operated a farm and dairy together starting in 1883.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
MS-0385. Archer & Hayes account book, 1883-1951, undated
Date
December 12, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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