John C. Alison Farm Records, 1934, 1939-43, 1947-85 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/72
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the John C. Alison 150 acre farm in Ellington Township (Adams County). Recorded on Illinois Farm Account Books (1934-46) and Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service Farm Account Books (1947-85), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings and livestock; livestock fees and sales; dairy and egg sales; machinery, equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses; map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of feed, grain and supplies; cash receipts and expenses; summary of expenses including taxes and unpaid family labor; capital purchases and sales; products used on the farm and a financial business analysis summary.