Harkrader Produce Company Account Books
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.
- 1923 - 1936
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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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.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
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.
Source of Acquisition
The Harkrader Produce Company Account Books were aquired by Newman Library prior to 1941.
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/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harkrader Produce Company Account Books commenced and was completed in February 2011.
- Harkrader Produce Company Account Books, 1923-1936
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
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