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Consists of a diary titled "The Handy Farm Account Book: January 1931," kept by Herbert Hunt during that year. The diary contains a record of Hunt's assets and his observations of daily life on the farm.

Consists of diary entries by Herbert Hunt during his second year of farming, recorded on repurposed paper.

Consists of a hand-drawn map depicting ploughing and seeding activities at Hedgerows farm, created by Herbert Hunt on the interior of an envelope.

Consists of a page from Maclean's Magazine from 1937 with an editorial about the impact that prolonged drought had on farmers in western Canada.

Consists of a photograph of Jessica Hunt with a dog and chickens at Hedgerows.

Consists of a page from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix in which the top five entries to the 3,000 Family essay contest were printed. Herbert Hunt's account of perseverance in the face of difficult labour, isolation, and a harsh climate earned him fourth…

Consists of a wheat contract between Herbert Hunt and the Saskatchewan Wheat Producers Limited. The agreement stipulates the responsibilities of growing wheat in Saskatchewan, the crop which was Hunt's primary output.