Farm Diaries and Accounts
Scope and Contents
This collection contains farm diaries and accounts (1854-1871) of Josiah W. Bliss who moved from Portage, New York in 1863 to Oakland County, Michigan, and later (1869) to Kent County Michigan. Daily events and expenditures of a Rockford, Kent County farm are noted. One account book (1864) lists buyers and prices for the sale of farm animals and machinery.
Also included is an account book (1852-1857) for a general store operated by Marvin Ladd in Milford, Michigan, which has also been used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings (1880s), and a sugar ration card (1918) belonging to Ed Ladd of Milford.
- 1852 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (, 3 folders, 1 volume on shelf)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English