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Bowdle (S.D.) Grain Elevator—Ledger Book, ca. 1900s

 Unprocessed — Container: FB 730
Identifier: H2016-048

Content Description

The collection consists of one large ledger book for a grain elevator in Bowdle (S.D.) from the early 1900s. The ledger includes “Daily Record Grain Brought” by the “Bowdle, South Dakota, House.” The ledger includes date, ticket number, wheat bought by gross, dockage and net and cost of wheat. Grain included Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 wheat. The back includes a record of grain shipments from Bowdle and lists various mills which purchased wheat from the company. The ledger dates from 1905 to 1907. The ledger book was transferred to the South Dakota State Archives from the GovPub collections of the South Dakota State Library. The materials came with a collection of items from the South Dakota Teachers College (Springfield, S.D.).

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1905-1907


0.5 Cubic Feet