Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

MS 331
Daniel Rudolph
Ledgers, 1874-1895

Descriptive summary

creator: Rudolph, Daniel
title: Ledgers
dates: 1874-1895
extent: 0.21 linear feet
collection number: MS 331
repository: Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information

access: Open for research
publication rights: Consult Head, Special Collections Department
preferred citation: Daniel Rudolph Ledgers, MS 331, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.


Biographical note

Daniel Rudolph of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania was a wholesale dealer in grain, flour and feed (1874-1895). He also operated a nearby working farm.


Collection description

The collection (1874-1895) contains two ledgers. 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.


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