Guide to the George F. Warren papers,
1892-1938

Collection Number: 21-10-77

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
N. Dean; M.E. Warren
Date completed:
Apr. 1975
Apr. 1987
Apr. 1994
July 1995
EAD encoding:
Ann Hubert, Sept. 2003
Date modified:
Jude Corina, August 2013

© 2003 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
George F. Warren papers, 1892-1938.
Collection Number:
21-10-77
Creator:
George F. (George Frederick) Warren, 1874-1938.
Quantity:
18.5 cubic ft.,
Forms of Material:
Papers, correspondence, diaries, theses, articles, maps, surveys, reports, pamphlets, clippings, photogrpahs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Materials pertaining to Warren's work in agricultural economics, both as a professor at Cornell and as a public policy advisor.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of agricultural economics and farm management at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers of George F. Warren include correspondence, theses, and articles by Warren and others; and maps, surveys, census materials, lecture notes, speeches, reports, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, and other materials pertaining to Warren's work in agricultural economics, both as a professor at Cornell and as a public policy advisor. Specific topics include agriculture lectures at Cornell, the United States economy and agricultural policies, Warren's activities as economic advisor to Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidency, the gold standard for U.S. currency, the War Food Administration (1917-1919), New York State Food Supply Commission (dealing primarily with milk supply), Warren's trips to Europe in 1924 for the Tariff Commission, the International Conferences on Agricultural Economics (1929, 1933, 1936), the Committee for the Nation to Rebuild Prices and Purchasing Power (1933-1935), the New York State Planning Board (1934-1935), and related subjects. Also, a series of "diaries" compiled by Warren to document his activities, which include correspondence, memos, reports, drafts, photographs, printed material, and notes; a bound volume of correspondence (1928-1939) regarding "Interrelationships of Supply and Price," a bulletin written by Warren and Frank A. Pearson; and a volume of "Speeches on Prices." Original manuscript for Prices by Warren and Frank Pearson (3 vols.). And 19 household accounts (1906-1931).
Also, original personal letters written to George Warren, with a volume of typed transcripts by Ruth Warren Gerlach: "Letters from Home Written to George Frederick Warren (1874-1938) from 1892 to 1911"; and family photographs. Correspondence with Irving Fisher and James Harvey Rogers. Chapters from a book on Harley and Verda Warren, George Warren's nephew.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Warren, George F. 1874-1938.
Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947.
Pearson, Frank A. (Frank Ashmore), 1887-
Rogers, James Harvey, 1886-1939.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Cornell University--Faculty.
New York State Food Supply Commission.
New York State Planning Board.
United States. Committee for the Nation to Rebuild Prices and Purchasing Power.
United States. War Food Administration.

Subjects:
Agriculture--Economic aspects.
Economic policy.
Gold standard.
Milk supply--New York (State)
Agriculture--Accounting.
Agricultural economists.

Places:
United States--Economic policy.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Maps.
Notebooks.
Photographs.
Surveys.
Account books.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
George F. Warren papers, #21-10-77. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1900-1911
Box 1
1900-1911 Correspondence
Box 2
1912-1916
Box 3
War Food Administration, 1917
Box 4
War Food Administration, 1917 (no. 2)
Box 5
War Food Administration, 1917 (no. 3)
Box 6
War Food Administration, 1917 (no. 4)
Box 7
War Food Administration, 1917 (no. 5)
Box 8
1920-1921
Box 9
1922-1924
Box 10
1924 Denmark
Box 11
1925-1927
Box 12
1928-1930
Box 13
1931-1933
Box 14
1933
Box 15
1934
Box 16
1934-1935New York State Planning Board
Box 17
1934-1935New York State Planning Board (no. 2)
Box 18
1935-1936
Box 19
1937-1938 and updated; 1909-1930 Census Material
Box 20
Pamphlets and Published Material
Box 21
Contents Not Described
Box 22
Contents Not Described
Box 23
Photographs
Box 24
1892-1897
Account Book
Box 25 Folder 1
1897-1900
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 2
1901
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 3
1902
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 4
1902-1903
Agriculture Lectures C.U.
Box 25 Folder 5
1903-1904
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 6
1905
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 7
1906
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 8
1907, 1911
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 9
1913
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 10
1914
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 11
1915
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 12
1915
Pamphlets, Maps, Guides
Box 25 Folder 13
1916
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 14
1916
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 15
1916
Chapters on Oats, Barley, Rye, and Flax
Box 25 Folder 16
January 1917-July 1917
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 17
August 1917-December 1917
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 18
January 1918-February 1918
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 19
March 1918-April 1918
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 20
May 1918-September 1918
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 21
October 1918-December 1918
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 22
January 1919-April 1919
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 23
May 1919-September 1919
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 24
November 1919-December 1919
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 25
January 1920-March 1920
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 26
April 1920-May 1920
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 27
June 1920-August 1920
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 28
September 1920-December 1920
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 25 Folder 29
January 1921-March 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 1
April 1921-May 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 2
June 1921-July 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 3
July 1921-August 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 4
September 1921-October 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 5
September 1921-December 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 6
November 1921-December 1921
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 7
September 1921-February 1922
Dr. Warren in Europe
Box 26 Folder 8
January 1922-February 1922
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 9
February 1922
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 10
March 1922-October 1922
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 11
April 1922-July 1922
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 12
November 1922-December 1922
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 13
January 1923-February 1923
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 14
March 1923-April 1923
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 15
May 1923-July 1923
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 16
August 1923-September 1923
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 17
October 1923-December 1923
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 18
January 1924-May 1924
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 19
June 1924-October 1924
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 20
November 1924-December 1924
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 21
January 1925
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 22
February 1925-April 1925
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 23
May 1925-July 1925
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 24
August 1925-October 1925
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 25
November 1925-December 1925
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 26
January 1926-February 1926
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 27
March 1926-September 1926
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 28
October 1926-December 1926
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 29
January 1927-February 1927
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 30
March 1927-August 1927
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 31
September 1927-December 1927
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 26 Folder 32
January 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 1
February 1928-April 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 2
April 26, 1928
Statement by Lloyd S. Tenny to Senate
Box 27 Folder 3
January 1928-June 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 4
May 1928-October 1928
German Conferences
Box 27 Folder 5-11
June 1928-August 1928
German Conferences
Box 27 Folder 12-13
June 1928-September 1928
German Conferences
Box 27 Folder 14
July 1928-August 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 15
July 1928-September 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 16
October 1928-December 1928
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 17
January 1929-February 1929
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 18
March 1929-May 1929
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 19
June 1929-July 1929
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 20
August 1929-October 1929
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 21
November 1929-December 1929
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 22
January 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 23-24
February 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany (Farmer's Week)
Box 27 Folder 25
February 17, 1930-March 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 26
May 1930-August 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 27
September 1930-August 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 28
November 1930-December 1930
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 29
December 10, 1930
"Economic Outlook for Agriculture in the U.S."
Box 27 Folder 30
December 10, 1930
"Economic Outlook for Agriculture in the U.S."
Box 27 Folder 31
January 1931-March 1931
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 32
April 1931-June 1931
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 33
July 1931-October 1931
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 27 Folder 34
November 1931-December 1931
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 1
1931-1932
Public Problems of Agriculture, Term II Lectures and Assignments
Box 28 Folder 2-4
January 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 5
February 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 6
March 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 7
April 1932-May 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 8
June 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 9
July 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 10
Aug. 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 11
September 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 12
October 1932-November 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 13
December 1932
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 14
January 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 15
February 1933-March 1, 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 16
March 27, 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 17
March 12, 1933
The New York Times
Box 28 Folder 18
April 1-10, 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 19
April 11-29, 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 20
May 1933-June 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 21
July 1933-August 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 22
September 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 23
October 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 24-26
November 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 27
December 1933
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 28
January 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 28 Folder 29
January 19-23, 1934
Hearings: Gold Reserve Act of 1934
Box 28 Folder 30
February 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 1
March 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 2
April 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 3
May 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 4
June 1934-July 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 5
August 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 6
September 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 7
September 1934-October 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 8
November 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 9
December 1934
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 10
1934
Notes on "Continent"
Box 29 Folder 11
January 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 12
January 1935-February 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 13
January 1935-1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 14
January 1935-February 1935
U.S. Senate Hearings
Box 29 Folder 15
March 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 16
March 1935-June 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 17
July 1935-August 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 18
October 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 19
November 1935-December 1935
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 20
January 1936-February 1936
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 21
January 1936-February 1936
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 22
March 1936-June 1936
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 23
July 1936-September 1936
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 24
October 1936-December 1936
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 25
1936
Land Classification Maps
Box 29 Folder 26
January 1937-April 1937
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 27
May 1937-June 1937
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 28
July 1937-December 1937
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 29
January 1, 1937-June 31, 1937
"Diaries" and Miscellany
Box 29 Folder 30
n.d.
"Agricultural Survey of Caledonia, Avon, York, Geneseo, Lima, Livingston County, New York"
Box 29 Folder 31
n.d.
"Geographical, Economic, and Social Condition of Agricultre in the U.S."
Box 29 Folder 32
n.d.
Papers by Warren
Box 29 Folder 33
n.d.
Papers by Warren and Others
Box 29 Folder 34
n.d.
Miscellaneous
Box 29 Folder 35
1920, n.d.
Photographs
Box 29 Folder 36
n.d.
Photographs
Box 29 Folder 37
1928-1932
Bound volume of correspondence concerning "Interelationships of Supply and Price," a bulletin written by Warren and Frank A. Pearson
Box 30
1902-1903
Minden, Nebraska Newspapers
Box 31 Folder 1
1919
Printed Materials on Ithaca's Alken Farm
Box 31 Folder 2
1911
The Price-Campbell Cotton Picker Corporation in Dallas, Texas
Box 31
1912
A Blueprint Map of the Taft Ranch (Corpus Christie Bay)
Box 31
"Speeches on Prices," 1 bd. vol.
Box 32
1903
The Mechanical Analysis of Soils, C.U. Bachelor of Sciences thesis
Box 33
1904
A Soil Survey of the Cornell University Farms, C.U. Master of Science thesis
Box 33
1913
Annotated copy of Farm Management by GFW, New York: The MacMillan Company
Box 33
History of Warren Home Land
Box 33 Folder 1
1926-1972
Development of Farm Business Charts
Box 33 Folder 2
1 Volume of miscellaneous speeches on economic conditions, February 1932-December 1937
Box 34
1 Volume of Miscellaneous speeches agriculture in New York State, December 1923-October 1936
Box 34
1 Volume of miscellaneous speeches on the currency question, May 1932-February 1936
Box 34
Prices of Farm Products in New York, 1923
Box 34
Original typewritten manuscript of N.Y. Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 416
Prices 1932
Box 34
Original typewritten manuscript by G. F. Warren and F. A. Pearson. In 3 volumes
1916-1920
Journal of Warren's farm operation giving pay for family labor, inventories of fall plowing, etc., 1 bound vol.
Box 35
1906-1929
Account Books, 15 bound and 16 unbound volumes for Warren's household and farm operation
Box 36
1901-1934
Journals, 4 large bound vols. of Warren's household and farm
Box 37
Bound volume Letters from Home. Includes letters written to George Frederick Warren from 1892 to 1911 compiled by Ruth Warren Gerlach, May 2003.
Box 38
1892-1901
Personal correspondence
Box 39
1901-1906
Personal correspondence
Box 40
1906-1911
Personal correspondence
Box 41
1874-1938
Correspondence between Warren and James Harvey Rogers (Yale economist) and Irving Fisher
Reel 1
Warren diary and correspondence
Reel 2
1906-1937
Publications by Warren
Box 42
2002
Chapters from a book by Larry Olson on Harley and Verda Warren
Box 42