George F. Warren papers,1892-1938

Collection Number: 21-10-77

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 20 household accounts (1906-1931). Annotated nineteenth edition of Elements of Agriculture with edits for the subsequent edition.
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.

RELATED MATERIALS

Jean Warren oral history, #47-2-O.H.70

CONTAINER LIST

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