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2014.0026 [ALAN RITCHIE FAMILY AND R.B. RITCHIE & SON BUSINESS RECORDS]
Date Range of Records: 1946-1999
Creator(s):
- Ritchie, Mr Alan [1895-1974]
- R. B. Ritchie & Son Pty Ltd [-]
The following series consists of 5 volumes relating to the management of the R.B. Ritchie and Son Pty. Ltd. farm and A.B. (Alan) Ritchie’s personal affairs. It includes a volume with the title “Super and Fencing” which was used to record statistics for the management of the farm including for hay making areas, farming, super spread, odd weights and costing of trial paddocks. It also includes the “Blackwood Paddock Book” which was used to record observations and statistics re: paddocks, silos, sheep counts, studs, wool. Cattle, horses, sales purchases sheep, cattle sales and purchases. The series also includes 3 financial journals which were used to record to record Alan Ritchie’s personal business affairs such as drawings from the R.B. Ritchie account and his personal share interests. There is no arrangement apparent in the order of the volumes. Within the journals (units 1,2 and 5), transactions are listed in chronological order by date. The Super and Fencing book (unit 3) contains a series of alphabetical tabs for each section e.g. farming under “F”, Super Spread under “S”, Odd Weights under “W.” Tabs are used within the Blackwood Paddock Book to separate the various sections. The sections are not arranged in alphabetical order.
5 Volumes
Collection Category: Business, organisations
Access Conditions: Access: Open
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
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