Guide to the Louis John Taber Papers,
1844-1959.

Collection Number: 2307

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
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Fax: (607) 255-9524
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Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
November 1963
EAD encoding:
RMC Staff, June 2011
Date modified:
RMC Staff, June 2011

© 2011 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Louis John Taber papers, 1844-1959.
Collection Number:
2307
Creator:
Louis John Taber 1878-1960.
Quantity:
33 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Diaries, Photographs, Printed Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers of Louis John Taber, dealing mainly with his interest in the Grange and in politics, and including correspondence, speeches, and various publications.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Agriculturist

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers of Louis John Taber, dealing mainly with his interest in the Grange and in politics, and including correspondence, speeches, and various publications. Subjects include his work as Master of the National Grange, 1923-1941; his participation in the International Institute of Agriculture Conference, 1926; his campaign as the Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1932; his recommendation for the post of Secretary of Agriculture, 1932; his opposition to many New Deal programs; the Farm Bureau-Grange controversy, 1939; his work on several federal agricultural commissions; and early Grange history. Also, correspondence and other records of the Farmers and Traders Life Insurance Company, Syracuse, 1926-1958; files pertaining to the operation of joint-stock land banks, 1922-1947; correspondence as Director of Agriculture for the State of Ohio, and related speeches, reports, and printed material, 1921-1923; diaries, 1907-1957; photographs and personal correspondence, including papers relating to his work with national and international civic and relief organizations; and family papers and MS. and printed material concerning the Taber-Pickett, Bailey family genealogy, 1844-1901.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Taber, Louis John1878-1960.
Bailey family.
Pickett family.
Taber family.
Farmers and Traders Life Insurance Company.
International Institute of Agriculture.
National Grange.
Ohio.Dept. of Agriculture.

Subjects:
Land banks
Agriculture and State.

Places:
Ohio--Politics and government.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Louis John Taber papers, #2307. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

Unpublished catalogue.

CONTAINER LIST

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