Guide to the Robert Baker Papers,
1934-1997.

Collection Number: 21-26-4030

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
July 2013
EAD encoding:
RMC Staff, July 2013
Date modified:
RMC Staff, July 2013

© 2013 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Robert Baker papers, 1934-1997.
Collection Number:
21-26-4030
Creator:
Baker, Robert Carl,
Quantity:
7.8 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, speeches, publications, research material
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, publications, research files, speeches, photographs, including promotional photographs of meals with his products made of fish, eggs and poultry.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Baker earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University in 1943 and then went on to major in Pomology at Cornell's College of Agriculture. He received his master's degree at Penn State University and his doctorate at Purdue University. He was a professor at Cornell from 1957-1989. In 1970 he founded Cornell's Institute of Food Science and Marketing. Baker was elected a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists in 1997.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes correspondence, publications, research files, speeches, photographs, including promotional photographs of meals with his products made of fish, eggs and poultry.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Baker, Robert Carl, 1921-2006.
Cornell University -- Faculty.
New York College of Agriculture. Department of Food Science

Subjects:
Food industry and trade.
Food -- Research
Poultry -- Marketing
Poultry -- New York (State)
New products
Sauces
Cooking (Chicken)
Fishery products.
Eggs as food.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Robert Baker papers, #21-26-4030. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1951-1984
Reprints and Photographs of products, exhibits, trips, equipment, etc.
Box 1 Folder 1-131
1953-1966
Photographs of products, exhibits, trips, equipment, etc. and Research Files
Box 2 Folder 1-61
1956-1990
Research Files
Box 3 Folder 1-23
1934-1989
Research Files and Alphabetical Subject Files and Correspondence "A"
Box 4 Folder 1-30
1973-1990
Alphabetical Subject Files and Correspondence "B" - "F" including photos of Bob Baker
Box 5 Folder 1-43
1971-1997
Alphabetical Subject Files and Correspondence "F" - "P"
Box 6 Folder 1-42
1956-1990
Alphabetical Subject Files and Correspondence "R" - "Z"; Newspaper Articles, Biographical files; Speeches; Information Notebooks (1979-1980); Day Calendar (1986)
Box 7 Folder 1-24
1980s
Two Scrapbooks documenting Baker's work
Box 8