Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140
|extent:||0.21 linear feet|
|collection number:||MS 331|
|repository:||Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.|
|access:||Open for research|
|publication rights:||Consult Head, Special Collections Department|
|preferred citation:||Daniel Rudolph Ledgers, MS 331, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.|
Daniel Rudolph of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania was a wholesale dealer in grain, flour and feed (1874-1895). He also operated a nearby working farm.
The collection (1874-1895) contains two ledgers. The first volume records the large quantities of various grains he purchased and the prices paid for the grains. The second volume contain accounts of his farm stock along with male and female labor costs, for such tasks as haying, harvesting, corn husking, painting, cleaning, and carpentry. The second ledger also contains some accounts for the church and cemetery in Schoenersville, Pennsylvania. Also included are assorted loose documents.
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