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

Collection Overview

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

ID: RHC/RC/233

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 07/09/1998

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Accruals: An addendum was added on September 6, 2002.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Verla Mantegna, Norene Tews, and Nancy Reed

Acquisition Method: 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.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1-3: Illinois Farm Account Books, 1937-1945
Box 2
Folder 1-15: Illinois Farm Business Records, 1946-1960
Box 3
Folder 1-16: Illinois Farm Business Records, 1961-1974; 1989-1990
Folder 17: Map of Farm, no date
Folder 18: Illinois Valley and Blackhawk Farm Bureau Farm Management Service Association, Fourth Year Report, 1947-1949
Folder 19: Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, Annual Reports;  Depreciation Schedule, 1955-1957; 1947-1954, 1963-1967
Box 4
Folder 1: Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, Annual Reports, 1938-1945
Folder 2: Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, Three Year Reports, 1939-1945
Folder 3: Illinois Valley Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, Net Returns per Farm, 1953
Folder 4: Illinois Valley Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, Labor and Machinery Cost on 82 Intensive Beef Farms, 1953
Folder 5-8: Soil Test Report, 1944, 1948, 1953, 1955
Addendum 1
Box 4
Folder 9: Soil Test Report, 1990-1991
Folder 10: Notice of Acreage Bases, Yields, Allotments, and/or Quotes, 1991-1992
Folder 11: Notice to Taxpayers, Lee County Supervisor of Assessments, 1992
Folder 12: Soybean Purchase Contract, December 1991-January 1992
Box 5
Folder 1-15: Illinois Farm Business Records, 1975-1988, 1991