Guide to the Farm Record (Yakima Valley) 1905-1909
Cage 833

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Farm Record (Yakima Valley)
ID
Cage 833
Date [inclusive]
1905-1909
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item, a bound register with crop, livestock, labor, and other expenses entries made by an unidentified farmer in the Yakima Valley in the first decade of the twentieth century.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Farm Record (Yakima Valley), 1905-1909

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

No identifying information was available either about the creator or the farm.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item with a couple of inserts: A bound "Planter's Register" volume printed by The Planter's Register Company in Roanoke, Virginia. In it an unidentified Yakima Valley farmer recorded the particulars of the business. Scattered throughout the 200-plus page volume are entries regarding: dates of haying, harvesting, killing frosts, and livestock pasture rotation; 1905 corn storage totals; hired labor records for at least a dozen men and women; 1908 corn and barley harvest amounts; veterinary bills; livestock sales records including hogs, horses, and cattle; and farm goods and services expenses.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Yakima Valley Libraries donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2015 (MS.2015.17).

Processing Information note

Susan Vetter processed this collection in 2015.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural industries -- Yakima River Valley (Wash.)
  • Agriculture -- Washington (State) -- History -- Sources
  • Agriculture.
  • Farmers -- Washington (State) -- Yakima River Valley -- Records and correspondence
  • Washington (State)

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