Glenn H. Beyer Papers, 1934-1969

Collection Number: 53-4-1548

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Glenn H. Beyer papers, 1934-1969.
Collection Number:
53-4-1548
Creator:
Glenn H. Beyer, 1913-1969.
Quantity:
10.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, gallery proofs, correspondence, questionnaires, photographs, research material, notes, printed materials, film strips, monographs, and articles.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Manuscripts and galley proofs; correspondence; questionnaires; photographs, negatives, and slides; research material, notes, and rough drafts pertaining to rural housing; printed materials; and 2 victrola records and 3 film strips relating to the 1950 census.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Glenn Beyer was born in Chester, South Dakota in 1913. He earned degrees from Augustana (South Dakota) College in 1935 and George Washington University in 1939. He held positions in several federal housing agencies until he became Professor of Housing and Design at Cornell University in 1947. He became Director of the Cornell Center for Housing and Environmental Studies (formerly the Housing Research Center) upon its establishment in 1950. Beyer wrote several books, monographs, and articles on rural and farm housing and housing for the elderly. Many works were concerned with Upstate New York housing practices.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Manuscripts and galley proofs; correspondence; questionnaires; photographs, negatives, and slides; research material, notes, and rough drafts pertaining to rural housing; printed materials; and 2 victrola records and 3 film strips relating to the 1950 census.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Beyer, Glenn H., 1913-1969.
Beyer, Glenn H.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Housing--New York (State)
Housing, Rural.
Aged--Dwellings.
College teachers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Galley proofs.
Motion pictures.
Negatives.
Photographs.
Questionnaires.
Color slides.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Glenn H. Beyer papers, #53-4-1548. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Digitized copy of "The Cornell Kitchen" can be found online here: https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/40835
SERIES LIST

Series I. Chronological Correspondence Files, 1955-1969
Series II. Subject Files
Series III. Photographs
Series IV. Printed Material
Series V. Miscellany

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
July-August
1955
Box 1 Folder 2
September
1955
Box 1 Folder 3
October
1955
Box 1 Folder 4
November
1955
Box 1 Folder 5
December
1955
Box 1 Folder 6
January
1956
Box 1 Folder 7
February-March
1956
Box 1 Folder 8
April-May
1956
Box 1 Folder 9
June
1956
Box 1 Folder 10
July-August
1956
Box 1 Folder 11
September-October
1956
Box 1 Folder 12
November
1956
Box 1 Folder 13
December
1956
Box 1 Folder 14
January-February
1957
Box 1 Folder 15
March
1957
Box 1 Folder 16
April-May
1957
Box 1 Folder 17
June
1957
Box 1 Folder 18
July-August
1957
Box 1 Folder 19
September-October
1957
Box 1 Folder 20
November-December
1957
Box 1 Folder 21
January-February
1958
Box 1 Folder 22
March-April
1958
Box 1 Folder 23
May-June
1958
Box 1 Folder 24
July-August
1958
Box 1 Folder 25
September-October
1958
Box 1 Folder 26
November-December
1958
Box 1 Folder 27
January-February
1959
Box 1 Folder 28
March-April
1959
Box 2 Folder 1
May-June
1959
Box 2 Folder 2
July-August
1959
Box 2 Folder 3
September-October
1959
Box 2 Folder 4
November-December
1959
Box 2 Folder 5
January
1960
Box 2 Folder 6
February-March
1960
Box 2 Folder 7
April-June
1960
Box 2 Folder 8
July-September
1960
Box 2 Folder 9
October-December
1960
Box 2 Folder 10
January-February
1961
Box 2 Folder 11
March-May
1961
Box 2 Folder 12
June-July
1961
Box 2 Folder 13
August-December
1961
Box 2 Folder 14
January-May
1962
Box 2 Folder 15
June-July
1962
Box 2 Folder 16
September
1962
Box 2 Folder 17
October
1962
Box 2 Folder 18
November-December
1962
Box 2 Folder 19
January-March
1963
Box 2 Folder 20
April-May
1963
Box 2 Folder 21
June-July
1963
Box 2 Folder 22
August-October
1963
Box 2 Folder 23
November-December
1963
Box 2 Folder 24
January-February
1964
Box 2 Folder 25
March-April
1964
Box 3 Folder 1
May-July
1964
Box 3 Folder 2
August-September
1964
Box 3 Folder 3
October-December
1964
Box 3 Folder 4
January-February
1965
Box 3 Folder 5
March-April
1965
Box 3 Folder 6
May
1965
Box 3 Folder 7
June-July
1965
Box 3 Folder 8
August
1965
Box 3 Folder 9
September
1965
Box 3 Folder 10
October
1965
Box 3 Folder 11
November-December
1965
Box 3 Folder 12
January
1966
Box 3 Folder 13
February-April
1966
Box 3 Folder 14
May-July
1966
Box 3 Folder 15
August-September
1966
Box 3 Folder 16
October-December
1966
Box 3 Folder 17
January-March
1967
Box 3 Folder 18
April-August
1967
Box 3 Folder 19
September-December
1967
Box 3 Folder 20
January-May
1968
Box 3 Folder 21
June-August
1968
Box 3 Folder 22
September-December
1968
Box 3 Folder 23
January-May
1969
Box 3 Folder 24
June-December
1969
Box 23 Folder 12-14
Biographical files related to work
1939-1963
Box 3 Folder 25-27
Agency for International Development (AID)
1964-1968
Box 3 Folder 28
Agency for International Development (AID) - official papers and authorizations (including WCI)
1964-1968
Box 3 Folder 29
Agency for International Development (AID) - 7539 contract and amendments; detailed work plan; standardized regulations
1963-1969
Box 3 Folder 30
American University Course
1945-1946
Box 3 Folder 31-32
"Analysis of Housing Need in Oak Ridge" (see also box 14)
1950
Box 4 Folder 1-6
"An Economic Appraisal of the Miami Metropolitan Area with Emphasis on Miami Beach"
1954
Box 4 Folder 7
Application for research grant - architecture
1964
Box 4 Folder 8
Articles - published and unpublished
1962-1968
Box 4 Folder 9
Article: Neighborhoods - personal, not published
1967
Box 4 Folder 10
Bathroom
1958-1959
Box 4 Folder 11
Beyer - articles, talks, comments, papers
1948-1966
Box 4 Folder 12
Carreiro, Joseph - Search Committee for Chairmanship, Department of Housing and Design
1964-1965
Box 4 Folder 13
Carter, Lisle C. - Center for Housing and Environmental Studies
1968-1969
Box 4 Folder 14
Climate Study
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 15-16
College of Architecture
1959-1961
Box 4 Folder 17
College of Architecture - faculty meetings
1960-1966
Box 4 Folder 18
Columbia University demonstration
1968
Box 4 Folder 19
"The Community Land Use Game"
1966
Box 4 Folder 20
Conference on Building Documentation
1953-1958
Box 4 Folder 21
Conference on Methodology in Housing Research North-East Regional Housing Research Project NE-7
1953
Box 4 Folder 22
Contracts, agreements
1948-1951
Box 4 Folder 23
Correspondence
1960-1961
Box 4 Folder 24
Department of Housing and Urban Development
1966
Box 4 Folder 25
Documentation
1954-1958
Box 4 Folder 26-27
Documentation
1958-1959
Box 4 Folder 28
Documentation Study - Ford Proposal
1958
Box 4 Folder 29
Extended Monroe County survey
1950-1951
Box 4 Folder 30
FHA - Industrialized Housing Branch
1947
Box 4 Folder 31
Federal-State aging
1959
Box 4 Folder 32
Ford Foundation - India trip
1964
Box 4 Folder 33
Galley
Box 4 Folder 34
Hotel Project no. 453
1964
Box 4 Folder 35-37
Houses are for People
1955
Box 4 Folder 38-39
Houses are for People
1956
Box 4 Folder 40
Housing: A Factual Analysis - Reader's Reports
1956-1957
Box 4 Folder 41
Housing Center Report
1961
Box 4 Folder 42
Housing for Aged - Ford Foundation
Box 5 Folder 1-2
Housing Materials Study
Box 5 Folder 3-5
Concerning housing research
1959-1967
Box 5 Folder 6
Housing Research Center brochure, Cornell University
1961
Box 5 Folder 7
Housing Research Center Values Study -draft of report
1951
Box 5 Folder 8-10
Housing Value Studies
1950-1952
Box 5 Folder 11
"Important Documents"
1950-1967
Box 5 Folder 12
India
Box 5 Folder 13-14
India - Housing Mission (Ford Foundation)
1964-1965
Box 5 Folder 15
"India's Urban Housing - a Report to the Ford Foundation"
1965
Box 5 Folder 17-20
Low Income Housing Area Survey - WPA
1939
Box 5 Folder 21
Lustron House - Excerpts from Final Report
1949
Box 5 Folder 22
Lutheran Association of Ithaca
1965
Box 5 Folder 23
McGraw Housing
1964
Box 5 Folder 24
Mailing lists, miscellaneous, etc.
Box 5 Folder 25
Market study on residential air conditioning
1964
Box 5 Folder 26
Material on Hired Man
1951
Box 5 Folder 27
Memos to Long from Glen and Barclay
1969
Box 5 Folder 28
Middle-income housing and rehabilitation
1960
Box 5 Folder 29
Minutes - code
Box 5 Folder 30-34
Newsclippings, pamphlets, articles, etc. from scrapbook
Box 5 Folder 35
Newsclippings
1969
Box 5 Folder 36
New York State Commerce Review
1954
Box 5 Folder 37
The Next Fifty Years - 1967-2017, includes C. Abrams Paper "Housing in the Year 2000" with Remarks by G.H. Beyer (to Ewald)
1967
Box 5 Folder 38
North Eastern Commuting Study
1951
Box 5 Folder 39
Outline for research proposals
Box 5 Folder 40
Papers, testimonies
1959-1964
Box 5 Folder 41
Permissions
1956-1958
Box 5 Folder 42
Permission file
1956-1959
Box 5 Folder 43-44
Personal - Beyer sabbatic
1961
Box 5 Folder 45
Personal
1962-1968
Box 5 Folder 46
"Plastics in Building Trade"
Box 5 Folder 47
Publications from the Cornell Studies in Intergroup Relations
1963
Box 6 Folder 1
Public Housing, miscellany
1951-1969
Box 6 Folder 2-3
Public Housing Research Proposal (Social Effects of Public Housing)
1953-1955
Box 6 Folder 4-7
Puerto Rico
1967-1969
Box 6 Folder 8-10
Prefab Study
1952
Box 6 Folder 11
President's Committee to Study the College of Home Economics
1966
Box 6 Folder 12
President's Committee to Study Low-Cost Ithaca Housing (Mackesey - chairman; O. Winston - vice-chairman)
1969
Box 6 Folder 13
"Proposal to the Agency for International Development from Cornell University ... Urban Housing Policy in Latin America..."
1965
Box 6 Folder 14
Proposal to Study the Housing Needs of the Elderly
1958
Box 6 Folder 15-17
Reading file, September-December
1946
Box 6 Folder 18-20
Reading file, January-March
1947
Box 6 Folder 21-23
Reading file, April-June
1947
Box 6 Folder 24-26
Reading file, July-December
1947
Box 6 Folder 27
Reading file, October
1947
Box 6 Folder 28-29
Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) - Greenport Basin Case
1947-1958
Box 6 Folder 30-31
"Report on Housing in the Bahama Islands" (see also box 14)
1968
Box 6 Folder 32-33
Regional Housing Survey Laboratory
1949-1955
Box 6 Folder 34-39
"Research Methods for Housing and Urbanization Studies in Developing Countries" by Margaret E. Woods and Earl W. Morris
1969
Box 7 Folder 1
Research Needed in Urban Land Use and Housing
1950
Box 7 Folder 2-3
No. 8 Reynolds Metal Company
1945-1955
Box 20 Folder 1-7
Rural Housing Study, Cortland County, NY
1945
Box 7 Folder 4-5
Sabbatic correspondence
1954
Box 7 Folder 6-7
Search Committee - Deanship of Home Economics
1967-1968
Box 7 Folder 8
Secondary Farm Housing
Box 7 Folder 9
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (tentative book title), Austria, Denmark, England (see also 8-6)
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 10
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (tentative book title), Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 11
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (tentative book title), Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland (see also 8-7)
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 12-13
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (tentative book title), United States
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 14
Stockholm trip - UN conference (correspondence) (pd. from CHES)
1968
Box 7 Folder 15
Study of Bathroom Equipment and Planning Requirements
1960
Box 7 Folder 16
Sweden
1962-1968
Box 7 Folder 17-19
Sympathy notes, greeting cards
1969
Box 7 Folder 20
Tape recordings while abroad
1961-1962
Box 7 Folder 21
U.S.-Mexican seminar, Mexico City, sponsored by HEW
1966
Box 20 Folder 8
USDA - Marketing and Research Study schedules
1948
Box 7 Folder 22-25
University faculty minutes and notices
1966-1969
Box 7 Folder 26
University Long Range Planning Committee
1961
Box 7 Folder 27
The Urban Explosion in Latin America galley proof (partial) and index (?)
1967
Box 7 Folder 28
Urbanization book permissions
1965-1966
Box 7 Folder 29
Values proposal #3
1959-1960
Box 7 Folder 30-31
Woodshole - conference (with Department of Housing and Urban Development)
1966
Box 7 Folder 32-35
Youngstown Kitchens
1954-1960
Box 8 Folder 1-3
Bahamas (see also box 6)
Box 8 Folder 4
Oak Ridge, Tenn. housing (see also box 3)
1948
Box 8 Folder 5
Venezuela, H.P. Greep Memorandum on Housing Finance in
1961
Box 8 Folder 6
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (see also 8-6)
Box 8 Folder 7
"Shelter and Care for the Aging in Western Countries" (see also 8-7)
Box 8 Folder 8
Miscellany
Box 9
Broome County #1-#304
Box 10
Broome County #305-#441
Box 10
Chemung County #1-105
Box 11
Chemung County #106-#189
Box 11
Clinton County #1-#155
Box 12
Clinton County #156-#410
Box 12
Dutchess County #6-#19
Box 13
Dutchess County #20-#311
Box 14
Dutchess County #312-#648
Box 15
Dutchess County #649-#741
Box 15
Monroe County #1-#127
Box 16
Monroe County #128-#327
Box 17
Monroe County #328-#564
Box 18
"Pictures of houses pulled as possible cover for NE 20 Publication"
Box 8
Slides and photos (and negatives) re housing, include European housing for elderly
Box 19
Kitchens and pre-fabricated houses - photographs and glass slides (also index cards of kitchen supplies)
Box 21
Publications
Box 23 Folder 1-10
Papers written by Beyer as a graduate student
1935-1938
Box 23 Folder 11
Paper written by Beyer as a professor
1966-1969
Box 20
Day books, notebooks
Box 22
Photograph album: "Lustron"
Box 22
Scrapbook on housing, kitchens, etc.
Mapcase Folder 1
Photostat copy of large greeting card: "Season's Greetings, 1966-1967"
1966-1967
Mapcase Folder 1
Diploma froom Mexico
1966-11-12
Box 23
Yearbook from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1934
Box 23
Diploma from Augustana College in Sioux Fall, South Dakota
1935
Box 23
Medal and Citation from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1960
Box 23
Address book