Dept. Of Rural Sociology Records,1920-2010

Collection Number: 21-33-1085

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dept. of Rural Sociology records, 1920-2010.
Collection Number:
21-33-1085
Creator:
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.Dept. of Rural Sociology.
Quantity:
4.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, office records, bulletins, reports
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes minutes of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor (1948, 1950-1955); descriptions and reports concerning migrant labor in New York State and various funded projects; requests for information; and other records of Olaf F. Larson at the New York State College of Agriculture Department of Rural Sociology at Cornell University. Also, reports and bulletins (1920-1955), dept. newsletters (1961-1967), mimeographed proposals, notices, and position papers relating to challenges to governance at Cornell, collected by Harold Capener, 1965-1977 and Capener's correspondence (1963-1977).
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes minutes of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor (1948, 1950-1955); descriptions and reports concerning migrant labor in New York State and various funded projects; requests for information; and other records of Olaf F. Larson at the New York State College of Agriculture Department of Rural Sociology at Cornell University. Also, reports and bulletins (1920-1955), dept. newsletters (1961-1967), mimeographed proposals, notices, and position papers relating to challenges to governance at Cornell, collected by Harold Capener, 1965-1977 and Capener's correspondence (1963-1977).
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Capener, Harold.
Larson, Olaf E.
Cornell University--Administration.
New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor.

Subjects:
Agricultural laborers.
Food industry and trade--Employees.
Migrant agricultural laborers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dept. of Rural Sociology records, #21-33-1085. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Projects
Box 1 Folders 1-2
Series II. Requests for Pamphlets and/or Information
Box 1 Folders 3-8
Series III. New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing labor
Box 1 Folders 9-16
Series IV. New York State Farm Labor Program, Procedural Manual
Box 1 Folders17-30
Series V. Migrant Camps in New York
Box 1 Folders 31-46
Series VI. Other Colleges, Campus-Wide Events, Rural Sociology Faculty and Students
Box 1 Folders 47-61
Series VII. Correspondence of Harold R. Capener, 1963-1977
Boxes 1 Folders 62-69; Box 2 Folders 1-22
Series VIII. Department of Rural Sociology, Publications, Reports, Extension Reports (Bound Volumes and Various Folders)
Boxes 2 Folder 23 - Box 4
Series IX. Photographs
Box 5

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Rockefeller Project
1948
Box 1 Folder 2
Carnegie Project
1947-1948
Box 5 Folder 5
Interview of Olaf Larson by Paul Eberts
March 2005
Box 1 Folder 3
Requests for Pamphlets and/or Information Answering and Making Requests
1946
Box 1 Folder 4
Answering and Making Requests
1947
Box 1 Folder 5
Answering and Making Requests
1948
Box 1 Folder 6
Answering and Making Requests
1949
Box 1 Folder 7
Answering and Making Requests
1950
Box 1 Folder 8
Answering and Making Requests
1951
Box 1 Folder 9
New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor Newsletters
1948-1950
Box 1 Folder 10
Minutes of Meetings
1948
Box 1 Folder 11
Minutes of Meetings
1950
Box 1 Folder 12
Minutes of Meetings
1951
Box 1 Folder 13
Minutes, and Parts of Miscellaneous Drafts
1952
Box 1 Folder 14
Minutes of Meetings
1953
Box 1 Folder 15
Minutes of Meetings
1954
Box 1 Folder 16
Minutes of Meetings
1955
Box 1 Folder 17
New York State Farm Labor Program, Procedural ManualIntroduction, TOC, Index
1945
Box 1 Folder 18
Section I Administration
1945
Box 1 Folder 19
Section II Year Round Help
1945
Box 1 Folder 20
Section III Seasonal Help
1945
Box 1 Folder 21
Section IV Employers Associations
1945
Box 1 Folder 22
Section V Private Housing
1945
Box 1 Folder 23
Section VI Transportation of Workers
1945
Box 1 Folder 24
Section VII Insurance of Workers
1945
Box 1 Folder 25
Section VIII Health and Medical
1945
Box 1 Folder 26
Section IX Ordering and Placing Workers
1945
Box 1 Folder 27
Section X Labor Utilization
1945
Box 1 Folder 28
Section XI Recognition
1945
Box 1 Folder 29
Section XII Publicity
1945
Box 1 Folder 30
Section XIII Camp Operations
1945
Box 1 Folder 31
Migrant Camps in New York Carbon Transcripts Describing Camps
Ca 1948
Box 1 Folder 32
Clinton, New York, Annual Reports, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings
1950-1954
Box 1 Folder 33
Suffolk County Camp Report
1952-1954
Box 1 Folder 34
Suffolk County, Migrant Labor Committee, Minutes of Meeting
1952-1957
Box 1 Folder 35
Annual Report on Migrant Contract Systems, Summaries, Comments
1946
Box 1 Folder 36
Report of New York State Migrant Child Care Program by Dr. Howard E. Thomas
1954
Box 1 Folder 37
New York State Migrants, Carbon Transcript on Camp Management, Employer-Labor Relations. Copies of MIGRATOR, 1946 (mimeo newsletter), Sample Copies of Records, etc.
1946
Box 1 Folder 38
Farm Labor Program
1946
Box 1 Folder 39
Farm Labor Letters (mimeo letters to County Agriculture Agents from Cooperative Extension in Agriculture and Home Economics)
1946
Box 1 Folder 40
Farm Labor Letters and Circulars
1946-1955
Box 1 Folder 41
FARM LABOR PAINS (mimeo newsletter)Vol. 1, No. 1-16
May, 1944-October 1944
Box 1 Folder 42
Vol. 2, No. 1-17
March 1945-December 1945
Box 1 Folder 43
Vol. 3, No. 2-28
March 1946-December 1946
Box 1 Folder 44
Vol. 4, No. 1-11
February 1947-October 1947
Box 1 Folder 45
Home Economics Projects in Migrant Camps Case Study
1947
Box 1 Folder 46
Investigation Report on Migrant Labor Camps
1957
Box 1 Folder 47
Other Colleges, Campus-Wide Events, Rural Sociology Faculty and Students Resolution, College of Architecture, Art and Planning
4-22-19--
Box 1 Folder 48
Proposal for Constitutional Convention
Box 1 Folder 49
Staff Organization Constitution, School of Industrial and Labor Relations
February 1969
Box 1 Folder 50
Report of Survey of Cadet Alumni of the Cornell Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC by Lillian Wilson
October 1969
Box 1 Folder 51
Committee of Concerned Faculty, Statement
May, 1969
Box 1 Folder 52
Letter to Department Heads and Chairman, College of Agriculture
April 1969
Box 1 Folder 53
Cornell Community of Anthropologists, Statement
April 1969
Box 1 Folder 54
Letter to All University Units from Committee on Mass Media
May, 1969
Box 1 Folder 55
"The Student as Nigger"
April 1967
Box 1 Folder 56
Proposed Study of New York State Farm Labor System
Box 1 Folder 57
Surveys, Graduate Students, Committees, etc.
Box 1 Folder 58
Position Letter, Faculty, Rural Sociology
May 6, 19--
Box 1 Folder 59
Letter to Faculty, Research Proposal from Students of Rural Sociology
May, 1971
Box 1 Folder 60
Department of Rural Sociology, "Major Social Problems in the United States," "Social Problems Listed by Rural Sociology Faculty."
1969?
Box 1 Folder 61
"A Resolution from FCSA for Adoption by the University Faculty," "Faculty Statement" (with marginal notes), Memos Concerning Secretarial, Clerical Staff and Restructuring Committee
1969?
Box 1 Folder 62
Correspondence of Harold R. Capener
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 63
BA-BN
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 64
BO-BZ
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 65
C-CH
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 66
CI-CZ
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 67
D
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 68
E
1963-1977
Box 1 Folder 69
F
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 1
G
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 2
HA-HD
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 3
HE-HZ
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 4
I
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 5
J
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 6
K
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 7
L
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 8
Mc, Mac
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 9
M
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 10
N
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 11
O
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 12
PA-PD
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 13
PE-PZ
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 14
Q
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 15
R
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 16
SA-SH
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 17
SI-SZ
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 18
T
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 19
U
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 20
V
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 21
W
1963-1977
Box 2 Folder 22
X, Y, Z
1963-1977
Department of Rural Sociology, Publications, Reports, Extension Reports (Bound Volumes and Various Folders)
Box 2 Folder 23
"The Staff and Program of the Department of Rural Sociology"
1962-1973
Box 2 Folder 24
Department of Rural Sociology Academic Staff
1961-1964
Box 2 Folder 25
Department Alumni, 1985 back to 1922
1985
Box 2 Folder 26
Christmas Letter (incomplete)
1961-1969
Box 2 Folder 27
Christmas Letter, Change of Address Form, 1975
1970-1979
Box 2 Folder 28
Christmas Letter
1980-1986
Box 5 Folder 1
Holiday Letter
1988, 1991, 1993-2005, 2007, 2009, 2010
Box 2 Folder 29
Rural Sociology Newsletter, Vol. 1-Vol.6 (incomplete)
1961-1967
Box 2 Folder 30
Rural Sociology Newsletter, Vol.1-Vol.6 (duplicates)
1961-1967
Box 2
Little Theatre Bulletin
1946-1954
Box 2
"Rural Sociology in the Nineties" - CSRS Review (includes faculty vitae)
1989
Box 2
"Comprehensive Review of the Department of Rural Sociology" Sponsored by: USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, Cornell University Faculty Committee on Program (includes faculty vitae) Reviews
September 24-26, 1997
Box 3
Department of Rural Sociology Annual Reports of Extension Work and Special Reports
1939-1942
Box 3
Department of Rural Sociology Annual Extension Reports 1943-45
Box 3
Department of Rural Sociology Annual Extension Reports
1946-1949
Box 3
Department of Rural Sociology Annual Extension Reports 1950-1955
Box 4
Rural Sociology. Extension Mimeographs I - Recreation
Box 4
Rural Sociology. Extension Mimeographs II -Dramatics
Box 4
Rural Sociology. Extension Mimeographs III - Rural Community
Box 4
Rural Sociology Extension Mimeographs IV-Music
Box 4
Rural Sociology Extension Publications
1943-1953
Box 5 Folder 2
Papers for Fiftieth Anniversary of Rural Sociology at Cornell, 1915-1965
Box 5 Folder 3
Department Histories
1986-2010
Box 5 Folder 4
Dept. of Rural Sociology and Graduate Field of Development Sociology-Publication
1993
Box 5 Folder 6
Department
1932, 1947, 1960s
Box 5 Folder 7
New York State Extension Farm Labor Program, 1947; State Farm Labor Staff, 1944-1945; Tour of the Farm Labor Projects for Cornell, 1945
Box 5 Folder 8
Little Theatre
1946
Box 5 Folder 9
Migrant Camp Personnel-Stout, Bullard, Floyd, Neeley,1947; Bernice Scott, 1982
Box 5 Folder 10
Home Demonstration Agents-Chemung County Survey, 1946; Agaton Pol and Ben Chitamber , 1958; Dr. Ernest Neal, 1958; Earl Regiman and Family, 1948; Rural Sociology Seminar Room in Mann, 1952
Box 5 Folder 11
Group of Graduate Students and Faculty who Organize Work Abroad- Polson, Deening, Winsor
1957
Box 5 Folder 12
Staff-Barnett, Preston, Moe
no dates
Box 5 Folder 13
Staff-Reeder, Capener, Taietz, Eberts
no dates
Box 5 Folder 14
Staff-Francis, Harp, Cummings, Thomas
no dates
Box 5 Folder 15
Staff-Mann, Larson, Duthie
no dates
Box 5 Folder 16
Staff-Sanderson, Melvin, Cottrell, Anderson
no dates
Box 5 Folder 17
Staff-Robert Polson
no dates
Box 5 Folder 18
Unidentified
no dates
Box Mapcase DD-125
Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting
1962