Leland Spencer Papers, ca. 1916-1992.

Collection Number: 21-10-908

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Leland Spencer papers, ca. 1916-1992.
Collection Number:
21-10-908
Creator:
Leland, Spencer 1896-
Quantity:
52 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Printed Materials, Reports
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed matter concerning economic aspects of pricing and distribution of milk, especially in New York and New Jersey.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Marketing, Cornell University, milk marketing consultant.
Cornell University Class of 1918, Ph.D. 1923

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed matter concerning economic aspects of pricing and distribution of milk, especially in New York and New Jersey; courses at Cornell; extension work, and activities as an economic analyst and consultant for state and federal agencies, as well as farmer and dealer organizations in the milk industry; correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, financial statements, and publicity material of the New York State Bureau of Milk Publicity (1934-1942) and Milk for Health, Inc. (1949-1958) and its successor, the Producers Milk Market Development Board (1958-1960); and printed matter, reports, and correspondence concerning his testimony in the "Safeway Case" regarding milk prices in California. Also, correspondence and printed matter of Dean William I. Myers as member of the New York State Governor's Special Committee on Milk Licensing; and notebooks of laws, rules, regulations, and sample forms used by the New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Spencer, Leland,1896-
Benson, Walt.
Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976.
Milk for Health (Organization)
New York (State).Bureau of Milk Publicity.
New York (State).Dept. of Agriculture and Markets.
Producers Milk Market Development Board.
Safeway Stores, Inc.

Subjects:
Dairy laws.
Milk--Quality.
Milk yield.
Milk trade.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Leland Spencer papers, #21-10-908. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Includes collections 21-10-726 and 21-10-1200.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 17
New York Market
1930-1957
Box 17
Dairymen's League
1917-1930s
Box 17
Northeast Dairy Region
Box 18
New York Market
1944-1977
Box 18
Dairylea
1980s
Box 19
New York Milkshed
1937-1957
Box 20
New York Milkshed (continued)
1937-1957
Box 20
Production Milk Prices
1965-1969
Box 21
Production Milk Prices (continued)
1958-1967
Box 21
Federal Order
1964-1965
Box 21
Personal Publications
1933-1965
Box 22
Spencer Writings
1945-1957
Box 23
Spencer Writings
1958 - 1970
Box 23
Class Handouts
1936-1958
Box 24
Sanitary Control
1959-1968
Box 24
Market Structure, Competition and Regulation
1939-1968
Box 25
Federal Milk Order
1967-1979
Box 26
Articles: International Milk; Low Fat Milk; Sterile Milk; Evaporated Milk;
Concentrated Milk; Canned Whole Milk
1952-1956
Box 27
Articles (continued): Bibliography; Agricultural Economics Resolutions;
Milk Reorders; Home Delivery
1916 - 1977
Box 28
Class Handouts
1960-1967
Box 28
Dairylea - New York, New Jersey Orders
1977 - 1978
Box 28
Agricultural Economics Bulletins - Written by Spencer
1962-1967
Box 29
Dairylea - New York, New Jersey Orders
1950-1968
Box 30
Spencer Writings
1924-1944
Box 31
Dairylea - New York, New Jersey Orders
1918-1930
Box 31
Articles: Milk Bottles and Containers, etc.
1966-1968
Box 31
International Milk
1967-1969
Box 32
Articles: Milk Orders and Containers
1938 - 1953
Box 32
Imitation Milk - Filler Milk, Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Butter
1968
Box 33
Milk Consumption and Production
1967-1979
Box 34
Federal Milk Order
1941-1978
Box 35
Cooperative Association; Producer Prices
1954-1965
Box 36
Federal Milk Order Pricing
1954-1964
Box 37
Farm Retail Price Specials
1957-1965
Box 37
U.S. Food Marketing Commission
1940-1964
Box 37
Milk Distribution Costs
1936-1954
Box 38
Milk Distribution Costs
1955
Box 38
Selling and Delivery Costs
1945-1950
Box 38
Dairy Management and Equipment
1954-1960
Box 38
Milk Consumption
1924-1958
Box 39
Market Structure; Drivers Wages/Labor Contract; Transportation/Freight Rates; Milk Handling from Farms
1948-1974
Box 40
Market Structure; Competition and Regulation
1959-1965
Box 41
Regional Cooperatives; Marketing System; Channels of Trade; School Milk
1940s-1965
Box 42
International Articles; Imports and Exports; Patronage Dividends
1940-1992
Box 43
Dairy Manufacturing Costs; Special Cost Studies; Data for Selected Markets; Publications
1932-1979
Box 44
Milk Control Board Investigation (1933-1934); New York-New Jersey Milk Study (1942-1948); Sales Data – (Borden and Sheffield); Company working papers (Borden’s and Dellwood); Publicity material
1933-1948
Box 45
New York/New Jersey Metropolitan Milk Distribution Study (1944); Complete set of forms used, list of branches and routes, milk costs, payroll data (Much of the information pertains to Borden and Sheffield); Milk Standardization Study (1947-1948); Robert Moseley- National Research Council Committee (1948)
1944-1948
Box 46
Milk Industry in Germany (1949); British Milk Study (1952-1953); Central Milk Plants in Italy (1954) – Spencer and Gabriele Gaetani
1949-1954
Box 47
Sheffield -financial data and cost studies (1940s); Events pertaining to milk delivery (1941-1944); New York Marketing Agreement (1933); Proposed Federal License–New York/New Jersey (1934-1935); Four States Conference on the New York Milk Problem (1936)
1934-1944
Box 48
Early Developments–Committee of Eighteen (1933-1934); Legal Cases; Prices;Laws and Court Cases (1933-1989)
1933-1989
Box 49
Orders (1933-1964); Reports (1933-1946); Butter (before 1940); Oleomargarine (1933-1971); Mercantile Exchanges–Future Trading (1928-1969)
1928-1971
Box 50
Dried Whole Milk (1944-1992); Non-fat Dry Milk (1933-1968); Milk Compensation and Tests (1950s); Federal and State Standards (1953-1968); Frozen Desserts (1973-1982); Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts (before 1950 and later); Mellorine–imitation ice cream (1952-1962); Chocolate (1980s); Whey (1982-1992); Fermented Dairy Products; Sour Cream (1980s); Yogurt (1970s); Dairy policy issues (1979); Dairy Programs and Legislation (1967); Dairy Price Support Program (1968-)
1933-1992
Box 51
Dairy Policies (1979-1991); Milk Marketing Orders (1970s-1980s); Antitrust (1980s); Milk Assembly (1934-1972); Vending Machines (1950s); Distribution (1938-1980); Milk Plants (1953-1978)
1934-1991
Box 52
Butter prices (1953-1961); Litigation (1933-1988); Milk Dealers' Association of Metropolitan New York-Membership Letters (1947-1968), policies and correspondence (1970s); Advisory Committee on Milk Supply Response Study (1960s)
1933-1988