A Guide to the Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, 1923-1936 Harkrader Produce Company Account Books Ms1940-014

Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, 1923-1936

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1940-014


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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1940-014
Title
Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, 1923-1936
Physical Characteristics
0.5 cu. ft. 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
Three daybooks from Christiansburg wholesaler in feed, seed and other agricultural products, providing names, dates, goods purchased, and prices for each transaction.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Harkrader Produce Company Account Books must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, Ms1940-014, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Harkrader Produce Company Account Books were aquired by Newman Library prior to 1941.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harkrader Produce Company Account Books commenced and was completed in February, 2011.


Historical Note

The Harkrader Produce Company was established by Robert R. and Paul D. Hardrader at 106 North Franklin Street in Christiansburg, Virginia in the 1920s. The business seems to have been a wholesaler, emphasizing on seed, but also sold feed, fertilizer, poultry and other agricultural products. Harkrader Produce Company closed in 1973.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three daybooks from the Harkrader Produce Company, a Christiansburg, Virginia wholesaler of feed, seed and other agricultural products. Each volume contains entries detailing transaction dates, names of purchasers, goods purchased, and prices.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Daybook, 1923-1925.
Box-folder 1-2
Daybook, 1925-1926.
Box-folder 1-3
Daybook, 1934-1936.