J.W. Sandrock Farm Records (Reynolds Township, Lee County), 1937-1992
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Brief Description:

The J.W. Sandrock Farm records date from 1937 to 1990 and contain reports for the farm located in Reynolds Township, Lee County, Illinois.  There is a gap in the records from 1975 to 1988.  The Farm Account Books include inventories, summaries, purchases, and sales of land, farm improvements, machinery and equipment, crops, and livestock.  The Illinois Farm Business Records located in boxes 2 and 3 may also contain farm business analysis and  annual reports of the Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service.  These records contain similar information as the Farm Account Books.

The addendum dates from 1975 to 1992 and fills the gap in the Illinois Farm Business Records from 1975 to 1988 and 1991.  Also included are soil test reports, tax assessment, acreage allotments, and a purchase contract for soybeans.

Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/233
Volume: 1.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 07/09/1998. An addendum was added on September 6, 2002.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Agriculture
Family farms
Farm life
Lee County (Ill)
Sandrock Family
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Verla Mantegna, Norene Tews, and Nancy Reed  Verla Mantegna, Norene Tews, and Nancy Reed donated the J.W. Sandrock Farm Records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on July 9, 1998.