John P. Case Collection (Naperville), 1922-1965
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Brief Description:

The collection partially documents John P. Case’s private farm practices and his participation in the organization of the Pure Milk Association from 1922 to 1965.  Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, and financial data.

The major portion of the collection contains financial record books used by Case to measure his farm productivity over a given year.  Included are tabulations of crop, livestock, labor, and operating receipts and expenses dating from 1922 to 1965.

For related materials researchers may wish to consult the Pure Milk Association (RC62), the Mid-West Dairyman's Company (RC81), the DuPage County Farm Bureau (RC87), and the North Corn Belt Seed Growers, Inc. (RC90).

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/086
Volume: 2.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/12/1980.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Agriculture
Case, John P.
Dairying
Family farms
Holstein-Friesian Cattle
Hybrid corn
Naperville (Ill.)
North Corn Belt Seed Growers, Incorporated
Pfister Associated Growers
Pure Milk Association
Seed Inventory
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Joan Case  Joan Case donated her father’s records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on January 12, 1980.
Related Materials: For related materials researchers may wish to consult the Pure Milk Association (RC 62), the Mid-West Dairyman’s Company (RC 81), the DuPage County Farm Bureau (RC 87), and the North Corn Belt Seed Growers, Inc. (RC 90).