Guide to the Leland Spencer Papers,
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Collection Number: 21-10-908

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Leland Spencer papers, ca. 1930-1981.
Collection Number:
21-10-908
Creator:
Leland, Spencer 1896-
Quantity:
33.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, notebooks, memoranda, reports, financial statements, publicity material, and printed material.
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; courses at Cornell; extension work, and activities as an economic analyst and consultant, as well as farmer and dealer organizations in the milk industry; correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, financial statements, and publicity material of the N.Y.S. Bureau of Milk Publicity and Milk for Health, Inc., and the Producers Milk Market Development Board; 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 on Milk Licensing; and notebooks of laws, rules, regulations, and sample forms used by the New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets.
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 materialof the N.Y.S. 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.


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

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