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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...
Dates: 1883-1951, undated

Charles K. Hamilton papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Content

This collection (1830-1925, undated) contains legal documents, real estate tax bills, household expenses, promissory notes and a ledger dealing with a farm sale.

Dates: 1830-1932, undated

Daniel Rudolph manuscript ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0331
Scope and Content The collection contains two ledgers (1877-1895). The first volume records the large quantities of various grains he purchased and the prices paid for the grains. The second volume contain accounts of his farm stock along with male and female labor costs, for such tasks as haying, harvesting, corn husking, painting, cleaning, and carpentry. The second ledger also contains some accounts for the church and cemetery in Schoenersville, Pennsylvania. Also included are assorted loose documents...
Dates: 1874-1895

Douglass Mutual Livestock Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0333
Scope and Content

This collection (1880-1899) consists of a manuscript business ledger. The ledger contains the minutes of the Douglass Mutual Livestock Association.

Dates: 1880-1899

Edward L. Baker medical ledger

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0326
Scope and Content

The collection (1903-1914) consists of Dr. Baker's medical ledger which lists names of patients, dates, brief descriptions of services rendered, and fees charged.

Dates: 1903-1914

Elizur Andrews business ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0332
Scope and Content

The collection (1864-1878) contains two ledgers. The first volume (1867-1878) contains detailed accounts of his farm organization, inventory, plantings, crop harvesting, and sales. The second volume (1864) (entitled Index Rerum of Agriculture by Elizur Andrews, Southington, Connecticut, March 5, 1864) contains agricultural recipes and citations from agricultural works.

Dates: 1864-1878

Frederick Wendell Miller papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/196
Abstract F. Wendell Miller, attorney, operated and managed his family farm operations near Rockwell City, Iowa. Wendell was also an avid traveler. Upon his death he bequeathed his estate to the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. This collection documents the operations and finances of F. Wendell Miller’s farms in incredible detail over several decades through correspondence, financial ledgers, receipts, contracts, deeds, and reports. The collection also includes materials that document...
Dates: 1885-2000, undated

George Judisch Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 14/8/51
Scope and Contents

This collection (1926-1954, undated) contains biographical information and Iowa State Honors Day Program, a vellum award certificate, a black and white photograph of Judisch in his pharmacy, and 14 pharmaceutical ledgers.

Dates: 1926-1954, undated

Hanyan Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0004
Scope and Content The collection contains biographical and historical information on early Guthrie County, Iowa, businesses and inhabitants; financial ledgers for the Hanyan and Nichols Flour Mill, the Jackson and Garlow Hardware Company, the Garlow and Hanyan Hardware Company and the Sylvester E. Hanyan Hardware Company; and a correspondence book from the Jackson and Garlow Hardware Company and the Garlow and Hanyan Hardware Store. Contained in the biographical and historical information are photocopies from...
Dates: 1864-1910

Harry H. Knight papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/25/56
Abstract Harry H. Knight (1889-1976) was born in Koshkonong, Missouri, on May 13, 1889. He received his B.S. (1914) and his Ph.D. (1920) from Cornell University. Knight served in the United States Army (1917-1919) as a member of the Aerial Photo Section of the Air Service. He was named Associate Professor (1924-1934) of Entomology in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at Iowa State College (University) and promoted to Professor (1934-1971). Knight was noted for breeding and growing gladioli and...
Dates: 1924-1976, undated

Iowa Bankers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0045

The Iowa Bankers Association (IBA), founded in June 1887, was formed to represent Iowa banks in front of Iowa legislature and to provide a way for individual bankers to gather and exchange ideas on the business of banking. This collection includes reports, correspondence, ledgers, photographs, films, audiotapes, videotapes, and artifacts. The materials cover bank robberies and other bank-related crimes, administrative activities, legislation, and marketing.

Dates: 1887-2004, undated

John Clark Salyer field journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0677
Scope and Content

The collection (1932) consists of a handwritten field journal belonging to John Clark Salyer while working for the Iowa Fish and Game Commission. The journal primarily documents Iowa’s fish populations and habitats, but also includes descriptions of local people and anecdotes on Iowa’s place and river names. The journal refers to locations mainly in the north-central and northeastern portions of Iowa.

Dates: 1932

John Thomas Winborn and Winborn family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1985) includes farm and business records and two manuscripts written by members of the Winborn family. The majority of the farm records are J. T. Winborn’s ledgers from the time he began farming in 1909 until 1938, when he formed a partnership with his four older children (Everett, Lucille, Milton, and Walter). Records are kept in cloth bound books and are mostly handwritten, but also include some original receipts from transactions such as feed...
Dates: 1909-1985

Joseph W. Ludwig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1987, undated) contains the record books of Joseph Ludwig. Each record book is dated and contains feed checks, receipts, and livestock inventories, lists of expenditures, crop records, and yearly summaries of expenditures, receipts, and net income by the Ludwig farm. Also included is biographical information about the Ludwig farm in the form of a news clipping and photographs of the farm, Joseph Ludwig, and his sister Agnes Ludwig.

Dates: 1939-1987, undated

Nelson Brooks Account Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0384
Scope and Content

The collection (1838-1884, undated) contains an account book, receipts, and correspondence. The account book includes general accounts for farm labor, hardware, tools, cloth, drayage, assorted foodstuffs, hay, wood, and corn shelling. Other documents include receipts, correspondence and accounts.

Dates: 1838-1884, undated

Peterson Clothing/General Store (Slater, Iowa) business ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0603
Scope and Content

The collection (1914-1947) contains business ledgers and material relating to the history of the Peterson Clothing/General Store. The business ledgers that document the Peterson Store accounts with suppliers of hardware, household goods, and personal consumable goods, as well as the daily business transactions of the store. In addition, the collection includes photocopies from historical books that document the history of the Peterson Store and the town of Slater, Iowa.

Dates: 1914-1947

Richard Albert Tewkesbury papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/22
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1976, undated) contains news clippings, correspondence, maps, and a comic book story (1942) detailing Tewkesbury’s expedition through the Darien Isthmus. In addition, there are several files of “Richard A. Tewkesbury: Source Material Relating to His Trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940.” These files contain correspondence, maps, photographs, news clippings, and Tewksbury’s accounts of the trips. The collection also includes his passport and a certificate (1962) for...
Dates: 1934-1976

Robert E. Besch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0357
Scope and Content This collection (1890-1948, undated) consists of two account books for R.E. Besch Horseshoeing and General Blacksmithing, a firm located in Milledgeville, Fayette County, Ohio. Each book has a listing of customer names in front, with a notation of the page in the book where the account is listed. The account pages list the name of the individual customer, followed by the date work was done, the type of work done, amount charged, and payments received. A number of loose items, laid in the...
Dates: 1890-1948, undated

Stephen M. Griffin account book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0383
Scope and Content

The collection contains a ledger (1833-1850) with accounts for farm produce, purchased commodities, wood hauling, and various labor accounts.

Dates: 1833-1850

Stromberg Poultry Farm and Hatchery records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0123
Scope and Content

This collection (1922-1980, undated) contains catalogs, pamphlet samples, mail order catalogs, advertisements, business and personal correspondence, feed test papers regarding formulas and formula journals, financial records. Correspondents include Cal J. Ainsenbrey and his sister Bettie. The correspondence with his sister Bettie discuses how Stromberg started his business.

Dates: 1922-1980, undated

The Tilden Store Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0073
Scope and Content This collection (1919-1971, undated) contains correspondence, business evaluations, promotion data, budget records, sales records, store stationary, delivery list, list of accounts past due, original newspaper accounts of the store, blueprints, photographs, and advertisements that ran in the Ames Daily Tribune and Ames Advertiser. Plans of the store's building include blueprints of the original store and remodeling plans from 1961. Included among the photographs of the storefront and...
Dates: 1919-1971, undated

W. W. Gingles ledger books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0683
Scope and Content This collection (1899-1941) contains five ledger books documenting the business transactions of the W. W. Gingles farm and medical practice. The ledger books record the income generated from the sale of agricultural goods such as hogs, cattle, poultry, honey, corn, and hay as well as the income he earned through his medical practice. The books also document business, farm, and household expenses such as automobile repairs, coal, food, gasoline, laundry, shoes, and taxes. The two earliest...
Dates: 1899-1941

Women's Helpful Birthday Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0201
Abstract The Women's Helpful Birthday Club was begun in Ames in 1904 by Rena Mather as a social club for the women in her neighborhood. The club was to meet in the homes of members on dates near their birthdays. In 1979 it was decided that the club would continue only as a social group without officers or dues, and eventually the club ceased to exist. This collection includes the constitution, bylaws, standing rules, news clippings, report, history, and ledgers of the Women's Helpful Birthday...
Dates: 1925-1979, undated