Howard Edward Babcock Papers,1907-1950.

Collection Number: 1618

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Howard Edward Babcock papers, 1907-1950.
Collection Number:
1618
Creator:
H. E.(Howard Edward), Babcock 1889-1950.
Quantity:
47.9 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Photographs, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, mimeographed pamphlets and other printed material; photographs, and scrapbooks concerning Babcock's career.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Agricultural economist, administrator, and educator; farmer in Ithaca, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, mimeographed pamphlets and other printed material; photographs, and scrapbooks concerning Babcock's career as a county agent in Cattaraugus and Tompkins Counties, New York, as an executive in the New York State Farm Bureau, the Grange League Federation (G.L.F.) and related organizations (extensive), the New York State Agricultural Conference Board, the Federal Farm Board, Central Bank for Cooperatives, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and the New York State Emergency Food Commission, as a member or consultant of various New York State, Federal, and non-governmental boards and committees, and as professor of marketing and later trustee of Cornell University.
Includes correspondence with editors and publishers of numerous agricultural and other journals and with manufacturers of farm equipment, chiefly relating to agricultural research and education, to the promotion of effective farm organizations, and to state and national politics as they pertain to agriculture. Includes a "Unimal," a plastic toy creature designed by Karl Butler, representing five farm animals. Correspondents include Ezra Taft Benson, Edmund Ezra Day, Thomas E. Dewey, Victor Emanuel, Herbert H. Lehman, and Thomas E. Milliman.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Babcock, H. E.1889-1950.
Central Bank for Cooperatives.
Cooperative Grange League Federation Exchange.
Cornell UniversityBoard of Trustees.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives.
New York State College of Agriculture--Faculty.
New York State Conference Board of Farm Organizations.
New York State Emergency Food Commission.
New York State Farm Bureau Federation.
United States.Federal Farm Board.

Subjects:
Agricultural administration.
Agricultural cooperative credit associations.
Agricultural extension work--New York (State)--Cattaraugus County.
Agricultural extension work--New York (State)--Tompkins County.
Agricultural laws and legislation--New York (State)
Agricultural laws and legislation--United States.
Agriculture and politics.
Agriculture--Economic aspects.
Agriculture--Research.
Agriculture--Study and teaching--New York (State)
Emergency food supply--New York (State)
Unimal.
Agriculturists.
College teachers.
Farmers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Howard Edward Babcock papers, #1618. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 65 is not covered by this guide.