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Farley Brothers Farm records

Identifier: c-00400

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of farm accounts and business papers of the Farley Brothers (Garfield and W. E. Farley) of Albion, Michigan, growers and dealers in grain, feeder cattle, fruit, and evergreens. Included are freight bills for shipping cattle and produce, bills from the D. M. McAuliffe Farm Implement firm for various purchases, receipts, letters, and a few newspaper articles about the cattle and fruit businesses.

The volumes are ledgers of the farm's expenditures and receipts.


  • Creation: 1896 - 1948


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Farley brothers, Garfield and W. E., of Albion, Michigan, were growers and dealers in grain, feeder cattle, fruit, and evergreens.


3 Cubic Feet (, 5 folders, 2 volumes in box, 17 volumes on shelf)

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Custodial History

Gift of Robert Farley, Jr., date unknown.

Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Farley Brothers Farm Records
4 Published And Cataloged
C. Wren
November 1967
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US