Harkrader Produce Company Account Books

Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, 1923-1936 Ms.1940.014


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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John M. Jackson, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1940.014
Title
Harkrader Produce Company Account Books1923-1936
Quantity
0.5 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
The materials in this collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection contains three daybooks from Christiansburg wholesaler in feed, seed and other agricultural products, providing names, dates, goods purchased, and prices for each transaction.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, Ms1940-014, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

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.


Administrative History

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. The Harkrader Produce Company closed in 1973.

Scope and Content

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.

Related Material

See also the Harkrader & Sarver Account Books, Ms1940-029 at Special Collections and University Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Harkrader Produce Company Account Books by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Daybook
1923-1925
box-folder 1 folder: 2
Daybook
1925-1926
box-folder 1 folder: 3
Daybook
1934-1936