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

MS 385
Archer & Hayes
Account Book, 1883-1951, undated

Descriptive summary

creator: Archer & Hayes
title: Account Book
dates: 1883-1951, undated
extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-document box)
collection number: MS 385
repository: Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information

access: Open for research
publication rights: Consult Head, Special Collections Department
preferred citation: Archer & Hayes Account Book, MS 385, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.


Biographical note

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.


Collection description

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


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Account Book

1883-1851, undated