New York State College of Agriculture Dept. of Rural Sociology Surveys,1938-1966
Collection Number: 21-33-1485
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Rural Sociology surveys, 1938-1966.
New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
172.7 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Schedules, interviewers' notes, correspondence, records and studies.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection includes schedules, interviewers' notes, correspondence, and other records containing information on individuals, households, farms, neighborhoods, and organizations gathered during the following projects in New York and elsewhere.
Collection material in English
Collection includes schedules, interviewers' notes, correspondence, and other records containing information on individuals, households, farms, neighborhoods, and organizations gathered during the following projects in New York and elsewhere: Farm Security Administration study of non-commercial agriculture, Grundy and Reynolds Counties, Mo., Orange Co., Vt., Beltrami Co., Minn., Oglethorpe and Laurens Counties, Ga., Grayson Co., Va., Mercer Co., W. Va., and Knox Co., Tenn. (1938-42); social participation of farm families, Cortland Co. (1939); rural community organizations, Broome Co. (1939); social status of rural households in low income areas, Otsego, Steuben, and St. Lawrence Counties (1940); families on marginal farmlands, Town of Erin, Chemung Co. (1940); social stratification in a rural community, Spencer, Tioga Co. (1940); and the rural community in wartime, Waterville, Oneida Co. (1944).
Also, studies of community and organizational leadership, Waterville (1946); rural community development, Schuyler Co. (1947, 1957), Richfield Springs, Otsego Co., Van Hornesville, Herkimer Co. (1948, 1958); community voluntary organizations, Odessa Central School District, Schuyler Co. (1948); participation and attitudes of rural young people, Odessa School District (1948); the provision and use of health services in rural New York, Cortland and Otsego Counties (1949-50), 1957-58, 1960), Chautauqua and Livingston Counties (1950-51, 1958-60), Clinton and Ulster Counties (1951-52, 1959-60); farmers' knowledge of, participation in, and and suggestions concerning agricultural programs (1951); social change in a rural community, Brooktondale and Slaterville Springs, Tompkins Co. (1951); personal adjustment of residents in homes for the aged, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., Oxford, Chenango Co., and Red Hook, Dutchess Co. (1951); social change, Marathon, Cortland Co. (1954); dairy farm practice adoption, Richfield Springs and Van Hornesville (1956); study of organizations, Odessa School District and Richfield Springs School District (1957-58); attitudes of rural high school students toward occupations, Odessa, Richfield Springs, Van Hornesville, and Trumansburg Central Schools (1958); migration plans of high school seniors, St. Lawrence Co. (1962); social analysis of Southold, Southold Township, Long Island, N.Y. (1964); and a New York State farm labor study (1966).
New York State College of Agriculture.
United States.Farm Security Administration.
Nursing home patients.
Rural health services.
New York (State)
Grundy County (Mont.)
Reynolds County (Mont.)
Orange County (Vt.)
Beltrami County (Minn.)
Oglethorpe County (Ga.)
Laurens County (Ga.)
Grayson County (Va.)
Mercer County (W. Va.)
Knox County (Tenn.)
Broome County (N.Y.)
Cortland County (N.Y.)
Otsego County (N.Y.)
Steuben County (N.Y.)
St. Lawrence County (N.Y.)
Chemung County (N.Y.)
Tioga County (N.Y.)
Oneida County (N.Y.)
Schuyler County (N.Y.)
Richfield Springs (N.Y.)
Van Hornesville (N.Y.)
Herkimer County (N.Y.)
Chautauqua County (N.Y.)
Livingston County (N.Y.)
Ulster County (N.Y.)
Slaterville Springs (N.Y.)
Tompkins County (N.Y.)
Chenango County (N.Y.)
Red Hook (N.Y.)
Dutchess County (N.Y.)
Form and Genre Terms:
Survey records restricted to permission of the Archivist. Original investigator shall have unrestricted access to and use of records.
Restrictions on use:
Individual survey respondents are not to be named.
New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Rural Sociology surveys, #21-33-1485. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Listing of publications and theses based upon these records is available.
Adams, How, Larson, 1966 , N.Y.S. Farm Worker Management Project; Cottrell and Bee, 1938 Marathon (Cortland Co.) Community Study.
same; also Anderson and Plambeck, 1939 . Social Participation of Family, Cortland Co.
Anderson and Hudson, 1940 , Social Status of Rural Households in 3 low income areas of N.Y.S.: Steuben, Otsego, and St. Lawrence Co.
Anderson and Grigsby, 1940 , Families on Marginal Farm Lands, Town of Erin, Chemung Co.
Cottrell and Kaufman, 1940 , Social Stratification in a rural N.Y. Community. Spencer, Tioga Co.
same; also Anderson and Thomas, 1944 , rural community in wartime, Waterville, Oneida Co.
same; also Williams and White, 1946 , Community organization leadership, Waterville, Oneida Co.
same; also Anderson, Larson and Halloul, 1951 , Social Change in a N.Y. rural community, Slaterville Springs and Brooktondale, Tompkins Co.
Moe, Larson, Cummings, 1951 , N.Y. Farmers knowledge of agricultural programs (schedules have been discarded); Anderson and Longest, 1954 , Social Changes in the Marathon Community, Cortland Co., 1929-1954.
same; also Polson and Fosen, 1955 , Dairy Farm Practice Adoption, Towns of Columbia and Warren, Richfield Springs and Van Hornesville Communities, Herkimer and Otsego Counties. Polson and Fosen, 1956 , Study of Reference Groups, Town of Columbia and Warren, Richfield Springs and Van Hornesville Communities, Herkimer and Otsego Counties.
same; also Crawford, 1962 , St. Lawrence County High School Seniors' mobility plans.
same; also Larson, 1938-1941 , Non-commercial project.
same; also Larson and Capener, 1948 , Odessa organizations; Larson and Young, 1957 , Odessa organizations, Thurston County, Washington, participants in Farm Security Administration project, 1938-1941.
Larson and Klein, 1948 , Odessa youth.
same; also Larson and Schwartzweller, 1958 , youth attitudes in 4 communities: Trumansburg, Odessa, Richfield Springs, Van Hornesville.
same; also Larson, 1947 , Odessa farmer, homemaker schedules re: practices, participation, and attitudes.
Larson, 1957 , Odessa farmer, homemaker schedules re: practices, participation, and attitudes.
Larson and Moe, 1948 , Richfield Springs, Van Hornesville, analyses, reports, codes.
Joe Crymes thesis surveys, Richfield Springs and Odessa, 1958 ; information, reports, codes, thesis notes re: studies of Richfield Springs.
same; also schedules, Larson and Moe, 1948 , Richfield Springs, Van Hornesville.
Larson and Moe, Richfield Springs and Van Hornesville, 1958 , survey schedule.
same; also Larson and Moe, 1948 , Richfield Springs and Van Hornesville, analyses, reports, codes, background information.
Southold, Suffolk Co., L.I. land use study, 1964 , Robert Carroll, background material, sample procedure, schedules.
Southold surveys completed by respondents
same; also matching Southold survey schedules completed by interviewer.
Nursing homes, ca. 1951 , Taietz, interview schedules, Odd Fellows Home, Ithaca; N.Y. State Women's Relief Corp. Home, Oxford, N.Y. Ward Manor, Red Hook, N.Y.
Ensminger, Broome County Communities, 1939 . Interviewers' notes, schedules.
Sample design, background information, instruction manuals, field procedures, tabulations, N.Y.S. and Chautauqua Co.
same for Clinton, Cortland, Livingston, Oswego.
same, Ulster; schedules for Chautauqua Co., 1950-1951.
Chautauqua Co., 1950-1951; 1960.
same; Clinton Co., 1950-1951.
same; Clinton Co., 1959-1960 Clinton Co., rural phase
same; Clinton Co. Urban.
same; Clinton Co. 1960 , rural.
Cortland Co., 1949-1950 , rural phase.
same; Cortland Co., 1957-1958.
Cortland Co., 1960.
Pre-test, urban schedules, 1959 ; Livingston, 1958-1959.
same; Livingston Co., 1960 , urban phase.
same; Oswego Co., 1949-1950.
same; Oswego Co., 1957-1958.
same; Oswego Co., 1959-1960 , urban phase.
same; Ulster Co., 1951-1952; 1959-1960.
same; Ulster Co., 1960 , urban phase.
Community Value Study - Miriam A. Terry (Dolson) 1956
Community II through Community II Organization 4
Community II Organization 5 through Community III Organization 3
Community III Organization 4 through Community IV Organization 7
Community Value Study - Louis A. Ploch - Odessa 1954
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St. Lawrence Study 1963 Questionnaires and Raw Data
551-586, Miscellaneous Documents
This is Your Life - A Study Made in Groton, N.Y. 1956
Waterloo Study 1963
Dairy Image Study, 1969