Guide to the Dr. W.N. Breckenridge Farm Account Ledger and Papers, 1942-1949, undated

Summary Information

Title: Dr. W.N. Breckenridge Farm Account Ledger and Papers, 1942-1949, undated
Collection: AC.770
Extent: 0.03 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a farm expense and livestock record ledger, receipts and other papers belonging to Dr. W.N. (William) Breckenridge between 1942 and 1949.

Creator: Breckenridge, Lomax

Biographical/Historical Note

No information could be found on Dr. Breckenridge or the farm. Fincastle is located in the county of Botetourt, Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains an account ledger book from the Lomax Breckenridge farm located in Fincastle, Virginia, several receipts to (Dr.) W.N. Breckenridge, and other papers/receipts. The ledger keeps tracks of farm expenses, when animals were bred, and when crops were planted. Ledger contains information on the years 1942, 1943, 1948, and 1949.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Although extreme care should be taken with the ledger, this collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without other restrictions.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish. Accession number AC.2011.076

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.770: Dr. W.N. Breckenridge, Fincastle, Virginia, Farm Account Ledger and Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Account Ledger and Papers, 1942-1949, undated ACSC_Box 26, Folder 1