Agricultural machinery industry
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Addison W. Bell collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is from the period 1889-1900, and consists of account books, receipts, invoices, and other business papers relating to Addison W. Bell’s Terre Haute store. Also included is an account book (1868-1894) of Bell’s Parke County store; an account book (1884-1890) of his son-in-law, Albert McMullin (d.1897), a Vigo County farmer; family financial papers and a small number of letters of Bell’s daughter, Lona McMullin, and her children in Terre Haute (1900-1965); and a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Addison W. Bell collection
Birdsell Manufacturing Company colletion
Collection — Folder S120
Scope and Contents The collection contains a color illustrated greeting card and small leather change purse from Birdsell Manufacturing ranging from circa 1888-1965.
Dates: circa 1888-1965
Casler and Peterson collection
Collection — Folder S237
Scope and Contents This collection includes two invoices and a contract book from Casler and Peterson in New York ranging from 1914/0/01 to 1914/06/03 regarding purchases.
Farm horses lantern slides
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes 36 undated glass lantern slides from Indiana regarding horses, most of which are farm horses pulling non-mechanized farm equipment. Two slides depict certificates from the Indiana Stallion Enrollment Board. Most likely, these slides were used in a presentation.
Dates: 20th century
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Farm horses lantern slides
Frank S. Masters papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers and ledgers from Frank S. Master's various businesses in Brookville, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1952 regarding hardware and farm implement businesses, insurance and farm accounts and bank examinations.
Dates: circa 1900-1952
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank S. Masters papers
George Harlan patent certificate
Collection — Folder OBC004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a document certifying that George Harlan’s application for a patent for an improvement that he made to a corn drill was approved on April 30, 1861.
Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana State Fair photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1927 regarding the Indiana State Fair and its various exhibits, venues, shows, buildings, and grounds.
Dates: circa 1900-1927
J. D. Adams and Company records
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of three parts. One part is that of annual, financial and various other business reports. This portion holds annual reports from 1929 until 1957, as well as other business records. The second portion of the collection are photocopies of photographs and pictures illustrating the company, its employees and machines from around 1932 until 1974. The last part of the collection consists of the catalogs that the company used to aid their salespeople and guide buyers...
Mitchell family collection
Collection — Folder S2506
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of printed flyers, advertisements, trade cards, and copies of genealogical material ranging from 1899 to 1922 regarding farming, agriculture, and family life. The family history material consist of a biography of Chalkley Emerson Hunt (1842-1918) and autobiographical reminscences of an unnamed person. Among the printed items are publications from Hoosier Mineral Feed, Indiana Mutual Cylone Insurance Co., E. Rauh & Sons Animal Feed Co., and Swine...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Mitchell family collection
Robert Hamilton papers
Collection — Folder S1976
Scope and Contents This collection includes a commercially printed business card from Robert Hamilton in Franklin, Indiana ranging 1876 to 1880 regarding patented Hamilton Harrow, Seed and Fertilizing Sower.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Robert Hamilton papers