Wood Family Papers,1926-1989,1941-1958 (bulk).

Collection Number: 3811

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Wood family papers, 1926-1989, 1941-1958 (bulk).
Collection Number:
3811
Creator:
Quantity:
8.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Financial Records, Legal Documents, Printed Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Dairy farm records of Mabel and Walter Wood and their sons, Loren and Carl, Horseheads, New York
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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 superphosphate.
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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Wood family.
Wood, Carl.
Wood, Loren.
Wood, Mabel.
Wood, Walter.

Subjects:
Agriculture--New York (State)--Horseheads.
Dairy farmers.
Dairy farming--New York (State)--Horseheads.
Milk production.
Poultry--New York (State)--Horseheads.

Places:
Horseheads (N.Y.)--Economic conditions.
Chemung County (N.Y.)--Economic conditions.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Wood family papers, #3811. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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