F. B. Morrison Papers,1900-1962

Collection Number: 21-14-1014

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
F. B. Morrison papers, 1900-1962.
Collection Number:
21-14-1014
Creator:
F. B. (Frank Barron) Morrison, 1887-1958.
Quantity:
2.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Reports, news clippings, correspondence, notebooks, articles, bulletins, journals, pamphlets, photographs, passports, and commencement programs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers of Frank B. Morrison, who was Director of the Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York in 1927, and in 1928 became Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Nutrition at the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of animal husbandry and animal nutrition.
Frank B. Morrison was born in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on May 17, 1887. He was Director of the Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York in 1927, and in 1928 he became Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Nutrition at the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University. He also chaired the Department of Animal Husbandry from 1928-1945. He wrote FEEDS AND FEEDING and numerous articles in his field and endowed a fellowship at Cornell for graduate students in the field of livestock feeding. He retired from Cornell in 1955 and died on April 7, 1958.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes biographical information on Morrison; reports, news clippings, correspondence, and notebooks on trips to Germany, the Philippines, Argentina, Venezuela, Spain, and India; class records, final exams, and other records of an Animal Husbandry course; speeches and articles by Morrison; notes on and various editions of FEEDS AND FEEDING; articles, bulletins, and journals; pamphlets; photographs; passports; commencement programs; and correspondence, including letters to or from William Arnon Henry, Lida M. Henry, C. R. Van Hise, Charles S. Knight, E. S. Savage, A. E. Vinson, J. S. Popov, F. W. Christensen, Elsie Morrison, M. D. Lack, E. F. Ladd, Gustave Bohstedt, J. M. Fargo, A. E. Wise, and F. B. Wise.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Morrison, F. B.1887-1958.
Bohstedt, Gustave.
Christiansen, F. W.
Fargo, J. M.
Henry, Lida M.
Henry, W. A.(William Arnon), 1850-1932.
Knight, Charles S.
Lack, M. D.
Ladd, E. F.
Morrison, Elsie.
Morrison, F. B.(Frank Barron), 1887-1958.
Popov, J. S.
Savage, E. S.(Elmer Seth), 1884-1943.
Van Hise, Charles Richard, 1857-1918.
Vinson, A. E.
Wise, A. E.
Wise, F. B.
Cornell University--Faculty.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences--Faculty.

Subjects:
Animal culture.
Animal nutrition.
Feeds.
College teachers--New York (State)--Ithaca.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
F. B. Morrison papers, #21-14-1014. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Correspondence, 1900-1958 and undated
Box 1
Correspondence, 1958-1964 (Mrs. Elsie Morrison)
Box 1
Frank B. Morrison, biographical
Box 1
William Arnon Henry, biographical
Box 1
Miscellaneous (personal)
Box 2
German Trip with U.C. Commission, 1928 . Report of journey.
Box 2
Trip to the Philippines, 1937 . Book of news clippings.
Box 2
Trips to the Argentine, 1949, 1951, 1954 . Correspondence and data.
Box 2
Trip to Venezuela, 1955 . Correspondence.
Box 2
"A Study of the Livestock Industry in Venezuela," by Frank B. Morrison and Jorge De Alba, 1954 . Mimeo (2 folders).
Box 2
Animal Husbandry Course #115, 1948-1954 . Class records, final exams, etc.
Box 2
Morrison Fellowship in Livestock Feeding, 1951 . Awarded to Hernan Caballero D. Correspondence.
Speeches and/or articles by Frank B. Morrison
Box 3
"A Plan for the Distribution of References on Nutrition Literature" (mimeo)
Box 3
"The Effect of Low Plan Nutrition on Production of Beef Cattle" (mimeo)
Box 3
"Animal Production in an Efficient Food Economy" (reprint from Chronica Botanica, Summer 1948 )
Box 3
"How Should Roughage be Used?" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Feed and Care of the Brood Sow and Litter" (mimeo)
Box 3
"Reducing Feed Costs" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Factors Which Have Made Wisconsin a Great Dairy State" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Do Swing Fed Good Rations Need a Mineral Supplement" (mimeo)
Box 3
"Substitutes for Corn" (mimeo)
Box 3
"Feeding for Profit" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
Address by Prof. Morrison, 1926 , to The American Feed Manufacturers' Association (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Pasture Crops for Swine" (typescript)
Box 3
"Packers and Stockyards Act - Purpose and Method of Administration" (mimeo)
Box 3
"Figuring Out Economical Rations" (typescript)
Box 3
"Yellow Corn Excels White" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
Home Grown Rations for Milke Production (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Feeding Farm Animals" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
"Feeding Stuffs" (carbon typescript)
Box 3
Notes on Feeds and Feeding
Box 3
Data Sheets
Box 3
Feeding Reports, Demonstrations, etc.
Articles NOT by FBM
Box 3
"Protein Supplements with Different Roughages for Fattening Cattle," by C.C. Culbertson, J.M. Evvard, W.E. Hammond, and Q.M. Wallace, Iowa, 1924 (mimeo)
Box 3
"How Much Protein Do Beef Calves Need?" by C.F. Winchester (reprint from Feed Age, n.d.
Box 3
"The Effect of added soluble carbonhydrate upon the digestibility of Protein and Fiber in rations for Swine," by Christos Nicholas Skipitaris, C.U., 1965 (mimeo)
Box 3
"Recommended Nutrient Allowances for Horses," by P.B. Pearson, C.F. Winchester, and A.L. Harvey (mimeo)
Box 3
Summaries of speeches at Centennial Conference, King Ranch 1853-1953, and program (mimeo and printed)
Box 3
"Effects of Dietary Calcium and phosphorus ... in the rat," by S.L. Hansard and M.P. Plumlee (reprint Journal of Nutrition, 1954 )
Box 3
Also: news clipping articles by various people
Box 3
News clippings relating to Frank B. Morrison
Box 3
Press Releases.
Box 3
Misc. pamphlets
Photographs
Box 3
FBM
Box 3
W.A. Henry
Box 3
Family photographs
Box 3
Misc.
Box 4
Notebook - FBM's trip to Spain for two weeks, Feb. 8-23, 1952
Box 4
Notebook - FBM's trip to India, 1937
Box 4
Notebook - of addresses and misc. notes. Also death certificate, Apr. 21, 1958 , Iowa, driver's license, passport photograph, Rotary Club membership card and calling cards.
Box 4
Passports - 1928, 1936, 1946, 1951
Notebooks relating to his time at Marshfield High School, Wisconsin
Box 4
Best Herbarium 1901 (Freshman year)
Box 4
Best Kept Notebook - Botany
Box 4
General notebook - Science, Geometry, etc.
Box 4
Notebook - United States
Box 4
Notebook - General History
Box 4
Notebook - His part in a High School debate
Box 4
Commencement program, 1904
Box 4
The Philippine Journal of Animal Industry, Sept.-Oct. 1937 (article by FBM)
Box 4
Answering Questions on Manchuria, 1936 - South Manchuria Railway Company
Box 4
Report of the FAO Mission for Greece, Mar. 1947
Box 4
Bulletin of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, Summer Session
Box 4
The German Universities - A Guide Book for Foreign Students, Deutsche Akademische Auslandsstelle, 1928
Box 4
Story of the Southwest Foundation for Research and Education, 1952
Box 4
SMS Ranches in Texas, Swenson Land & Cattle Co., Inc., n.d.
Box 4
"Input and Output Regulationships in Livestock Production, Agric. Econ. Pamph. #38, Jan. 1952
Box 4
The Classification of Carbon Compounds, by Edward Kremers, n.d.
Box 4
Dedication Ceremony of Frank B. Morrison Hall and Symposium Papers, Aug. 1962
Printed volumes
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding, by W.A. Henry, 2nd Edition, 1900 (Henry's office copy with notes in his handwriting)
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding, by W.A. Henry, 7th Edition, 1906 , autographed by Henry
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding, by Henry & Morrison, 19th Edition, 1927 , autographed by Morrison
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding, by Morrison, 21st Edition, 1954
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding, by 22nd Edition, 1956 , autographed by Morrison; also new copy of 22nd Edition signed by Morrison shortly before his death
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding Abridged by Henry & Morrison, 6th Edition, 1929
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding Abridged by Morrison, 7th Edition, 1948
Box 5
Compendio de Alimentacion del Ganado by F.B. Morrison, adapted from Feeds and Feeding, Mexico, 1956
Box 5
Alimentos-Alimentacion by F.B. Morrison, Chile, 1943
Box 5
Paperback book in Russian. Note by Mrs. Morrison, "This is a Russian translation of Feeds and Feeding, made by Imperial Russian Government before the Communists came into Power."
Box 5
Feeds and Feeding Manual by Elmer S. Savage (C.U.) and F.B. Morrison, 1929 ; 2 copies
Box 5
Laboratory Notebook - Feeds and Feeding, by Elmer S. Savage, 1914
Box 5
Journal of Animal Science, Nov. 1951 . Contains article, "Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Growing and Fattening Pigs in Drylot," by Noland, Willman and Morrison.
Box 5
Bulletin of the National Research Council, No. 67, "The Minimum Protein Requirements of Cattle," by H.H. Mitchell, 1929 .
Box 5
Bulletin of the National Research Council, No. 99, "The Mineral Nutrition of Farm Animals," by H.H. Mitchell and F.J. McClure, 1937 .
Box 5
Die wichtigsten Angler Rindviehstamme, 1924 .
Box 5
Pamphlet-type book: Städtischer Schlacht- und Viehhof München, 1928