Wood family papers,
8.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Financial Records, Legal Documents, Printed Materials
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Dairy farm records of Mabel and Walter Wood and their sons, Loren and Carl, Horseheads, New York
Collection material in English
Dairy farm records of Mabel and Walter Wood and their sons, Loren and Carl, Horseheads, New York, contain financial records
including farm and household bills and receipts, check stubs, milk check receipts, account books, and income tax records;
Farm Security Administration receipts, account statements, correspondence, farm visit reports, and farm family record books;
Farmers Home Administration loan records, promissory notes and agreements, mortgages, and farm development plans. Other farm
records include inventories of real estate, cattle, and machinery; cattle records for registration, tuberculosis and brucellosis
testing and certification, breeding, and milk production; New York State College of Agriculture production and feeding analysis
sheets; poultry records; and USDA Agricultural Conservation Program forms for acreage allotments and allowances for lime and
Also, typescript stories and reminiscences.
Also Veterans Administration correspondence, insurance policies and claims, funeral receipts, will of Walter A. and Mabel
Wood, and other documents relating to death of Walter A. Wood, Walter's discharge from the army; will of Mabel Wood; oil and
gas leases; application for renewal of copyright; documents regarding property ownership and sale; and savings account book.
Agriculture--New York (State)--Horseheads.
Dairy farming--New York (State)--Horseheads.
Poultry--New York (State)--Horseheads.
Horseheads (N.Y.)--Economic conditions.
Chemung County (N.Y.)--Economic conditions.