Name/TitleBook, Exercise Book, Okau Dairy Factory
About this objectFront cover is brown and significantly discoloured, it reads: "THE / SAXON / EXERCISE / BOOK" in black font. Below title is a textbook with blank rows in which to fill one's "Name", "Standard" and "School". Both the "Name" and "School" fields have been filled in with words "Okau Factory" in charcoal ink and blue ink. Inside the book, pages are titled with heading: "Okau Factory" and tables have been drawn up by hand in blue or black ink. The titles of the columns read (respectively): Date (eg "1934-5"), Cream, [Test] or [Teat], Fat, P.O., Counting, Cheque, Deductions, Fat, Total Fat, Shares. Entries in exercise book dated from approximately 1934-1953,
Booklet also contains 25 loose pieces of fine blue paper which are receipts titled "THE OKAU CO-OPERATIVE FAIRY COMPANY LTD." and are subtitled "Monthly Statement if Cream Supplied for the Month of ..........." Receipts dated in late 1950s and early 1960s.
A number of other loose items contained within pages of exercise book: a breeding table; a two-page document titled "MacEWAN MASTER PULSATOR INSTRUCTIONS" with a diagram of the pulsator on second page; 9 receipts or statements of purchase dated 1959, printed by Thos. BROTHWICK & SONS, appear to be for purchase of bobby calves, printed by same group as above, dated 3 Sept 1959; E C HAYTON & CO. LTD; advert for drain pipes on pink paper.
Medium and MaterialsPaper, cardboard
Measurements213 x 171 x 20 mm (flat)
Object TypeExercise Books
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved