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Charles A. Crim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0521

Scope and Content

This collection (1918-1966) contains farm records and receipts of Charles A. Crim. The collection also includes two record books noting farm expenses from the 1940s. Much of the collection is of receipts for various farm expenses, including electricity, gasoline, seed corn, tractor repairs, and miscellaneous farm supplies. The collection also contains tax information about Crim such as tax receipts and property tax assessments. Finally, the collection contains some miscellaneous farm materials, including brochures for Aeromotor windmills, a catalog for the National Hereford Hog Record Association annual show and sale, correspondence, Farm Bureau membership cards, and literature from the Stratford Grain and Supply Cooperative.


  • 1918-1966

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Charles A. Crim was born on October 10, 1908. He was a tenant farmer near Stratford in Webster County, Iowa, where he raised cattle and owned horses. By 1953, he purchased 40 acres of land in Webster County. Crim’s last residence was in Boone, Iowa. He died on July 19, 2003.


0.84 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)


The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

MS-0521. Charles A. Crim papers, 1918-1966
February 6, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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