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

Collection Overview

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

ID: RHC/RC/086

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/12/1980

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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).

Administrative Information

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

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

Acquisition Source: Joan Case

Acquisition Method: 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).


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Memorabilia, 1909, 1938, 1972
Folder 2: Income Tax Returns, 1923-1945
Folder 3: DuPage County Milk Producers, Minutes, 1924-1925
Folder 4: Lisle Milk Producers, Minutes, Accounts, Membership, 1924-1931
Folder 5: Union League, 1938
Folder 6: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Correspondence, 1924-1938
Folder 7: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Poster, no date
Folder 8: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Clippings, 1932, 1935
Folder 9: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Pure Milk Association (PMA) vs. Wheelright et. al., Brief, 1931
Folder 10: Pure Milk Association (PMA): History, 1933
Folder 11: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Publications, 1935-1952
Folder 12-13: Pure Milk Association (PMA): Minutes and Reports, 1929-1932
Volume  1-2: Pure Milk Association (PMA) (2 volumes), Publications, 1934-1936
Box 2
Folder 1-2: Minutes, Reports, and Correspondence, 1933-1958
Folder 3-6: Dairy Herd Records, 1922-1933
Box 3
Folder 1-5: Dairy Herd Records, 1933-1946
Folder 6: Farm Account Books, 1927-1928
Box 4
Folder 1-6: Farm Account Books, 1929-1951
Box 5
Folder 1-6: Farm Account Books, 1952-1965