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Guide to the Merrill K. Bennett Papers
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Papers 1908-1975

 

List of published works 1961

Box 1, Folder 1

List of Merrill Bennett's published works 1961

 

Unpublished materials: Papers and speeches 1923-1966

Box 1, Folder 2

Various topics, including national standards of living, and domestic agricultural costs 1923-1942

Box 1, Folder 3

One long work, "Analytical summaries of farming costs" 1923-1942

Box 1, Folder 4

Various topics, including California agriculture and European wartime economy 1923-1942

Box 1, Folder 5

Speeches concerning European wartime food economy 1923-1942

Box 1, Folder 6

Speeches about wartime economy 1942-1949

Box 1, Folder 7

Various topics dealing with food problems of post-war Europe 1942-1949

Box 1, Folder 8

Papers concerned with various aspects of international food economy 1942-1949

Box 1, Folder 9

Various topics, including world population problems, and food supply 1942-1949

Box 2, Folder 1

Mostly correspondence to Food Research Institute (not addressed by name) from Bennett's travels in East Africa 1950-1959

Box 2, Folder 2

Materials concerned with food economy development in East Africa and foods of the New England Indians 1950-1959

Box 2, Folder 3

American Indian and Hawaiian food economies 1950-1959

Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous topics 1960-1966

Box 2, Folder 5

"Foods of the rainy tropics": notes, charts, maps and drafts Undated

Box 2, Folder 6

"Survival and losses of Aboriginal foods": notes, charts, maps and background materials Undated

Box 2, Folder 7

Miscellaneous notes Undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Bennett's notes on readings and a bibliography Undated

Physical Description: Two small spiral notebooks
Box 2, Folder 9

"About Van Niel's book…": letters between Merrill Bennett and his son John Bennett, exchanging critical comments on the book 1966

 

Travel: Hawaii 1942

Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence from Hawaii Undated

Box 3, Folder 2

Hawaii in wartime: newspaper clippings 1941 December 2-1942 January 30

Box 3, Folder 3

Hawaii in wartime: newspaper clippings 1942 February 1-1942 February 28

Box 3, Folder 4

Hawaii in wartime: newspaper clippings 1942 March 1-1942 September 20

Box 3, Folder 5

Hawaii in wartime: pamphlets, menus, magazine photos, and "list of rumours", kept by Bennett circa 1942

Box 3, Folder 6

Envelope containing notecards, "Names and notes on interviews" circa 1942

 

Travel: Japan 1947

Box 3, Folder 7

Mementos, business cards from Japanese associates, itinerary, personnnel lists, ID card, correspondence and Air Raid Precautions Manual circa 1947

Box 3, Folder 8

Itinerary of Japan Trip, and passenger list of Canadian Pacific Cruise 1964, 1967

Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence to Dorcas Bennett from Japan 1947

 

Travel: Hawaii 1941-1942

Box 4, Folder 1

Photographs of scenery circa 1941-1942

Box 4, Folder 2

Photographs of people: some family, most unidentified circa 1941-1942

Box 4, Folder 3

"Exhibit 1-12" circa 1941-1942

Box 4, Folder 4

Negatives circa 1941-1942

Box 4, Folder 5

Postcards (unwritten) circa 1941-1942

 

Travel: Japan 1947

Box 4, Folder 6

Photographs, notecards, list circa 1947

Box 4, Folder 7

Photographs circa 1947

Box 4, Folder 8

Photographs circa 1947

 

Photographs 1951, 1954 and undated

Box 4, Folder 9

USDA Group photographs, Washington DC 1951, 1954

Box 4, Folder 10

Cousin Ben Brown and FRI friends Undated

Box 4, Folder 11

Domestic travel to Yosemite, Point Lobos, Golden Gate Park, some unidentified scenes Undated

Box 4, Folder 12

Bennett home Undated

Box 4, Folder 13

Bennett family snapshots Undated

 

Notecard file Undated

Box 5

Notecard file containing bibliographic citations arranged by subject area Undated

 

Correspondence from Dorcas Gallup 1911-1922 and undated

Box 6, Folder 1

Correspondence 1911-1918

Box 6, Folder 2

Correspondence 1919

Box 6, Folder 3

Correspondence 1920 January-March

Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence 1920 April-May

Box 6, Folder 5

Correspondence 1920 June-December

Box 6, Folder 6

Correspondence 1921 January-March

Box 7, Folder 1

Correspondence 1921 April-August

Box 7, Folder 2

Correspondence 1921 September-October

Box 7, Folder 3

Correspondence 1921 November-December

Box 7, Folder 4

Correspondence 1922 January-February

Box 7, Folder 5

Correspondence 1922 March-April

Box 7, Folder 6

Correspondence 1922 May-June

Box 7, Folder 7

Correspondence Undated

 

Correspondence to Dorcas Gallup 1917-1924

Box 8, Folder 1

Correspondence 1917 August 7-October

Box 8, Folder 2

Correspondence 1917 November 1-December 27

Box 8, Folder 3

Correspondence 1918 January 2-March 28

Box 8, Folder 4

Correspondence 1918 April 15-May 27

Box 8, Folder 5

Correspondence 1918 June 2-July 15

Box 8, Folder 6

Correspondence 1918 August 2-October 30

Box 8, Folder 7

Correspondence 1918 November 5-27

Box 8, Folder 8

Correspondence 1918 December 5-24

Box 8, Folder 9

Correspondence 1919 January 2-February 13

Box 8, Folder 10

Correspondence 1919 March 10-April 7

Box 8, Folder 11

Correspondence 1919 July 3-August 27

Box 8, Folder 12

Correspondence 1919 September 8-October 14

Box 8, Folder 13

Correspondence 1919 November 10-December 16

Box 8, Folder 14

Correspondence 1920 January 24-March 9

Box 8, Folder 15

Correspondence 1920 April 7-June 13

Box 8, Folder 16

Correspondence 1920 June 16-November 6

Box 8, Folder 17

Correspondence 1920 November 18-December 18

Box 8, Folder 18

Correspondence 1921 January-February 23

Box 9, Folder 1

Correspondence 1921 March 1-April 4

Box 9, Folder 2

Correspondence 1921 April 8-May 16

Box 9, Folder 3

Correspondence 1921 May 26-June 20

Box 9, Folder 4

Correspondence 1921 September 5-24

Box 9, Folder 5

Correspondence 1921 September 25-October 14

Box 9, Folder 6

Correspondence 1921 October 16-31

Box 9, Folder 7

Correspondence 1921 November

Box 9, Folder 8

Correspondence 1921 December 1-21

Box 9, Folder 9

Correspondence 1922 January 3-12

Box 9, Folder 10

Correspondence 1922 January 18-31

Box 9, Folder 11

Correspondence 1922 February 2-28

Box 9, Folder 12

Correspondence 1922 March 2-24

Box 9, Folder 13

Correspondence 1922 March 27-April 13

Box 9, Folder 14

Correspondence 1922 April 25-May 12

Box 9, Folder 15

Correspondence 1922 May 14-June 21

Box 9, Folder 16

Correspondence (to Dorcas Gallup Bennett) 1924 August 28-September 20

Box 9, Folder 17

Correspondence (to Dorcas Gallup Bennett) 1924 September 25-October

 

Family correspondence 1922-1968 and undated

Box 10, Folder 1

MKB to Dorcas Gallup Bennett 1939 April 12-May

Box 10, Folder 2

MKB to DGB 1944 March 18-1945 January 12

Box 10, Folder 3

MKB to DGB (carbon of typed transcript) 1951 May 2-23

Box 10, Folder 4

MKB to DGB (carbon of typed transcript) 1951 April

Box 10, Folder 5

MKB to DGB (carbon of typed transcript) 1951 March 5-27

Box 10, Folder 6

MKB to DGB 1951 February 27-May 23

Box 10, Folder 7

John Gallup to MKB/DGB 1922 September 3-1926 December 23

Box 10, Folder 8

John Gallup to MKB/DGB 1927 January 3-1928 August 7

Box 10, Folder 9

John Gallup to MKB/DGB 1929 March 4-December 9

Box 10, Folder 10

John Gallup to MKB/DGB 1930 January 20-1941 December 16

Box 10, Folder 11

Miscellaneous correspondence from MKB 1951

Box 11, Folder 1

Postcards to MKB/DGB from Steve, John and Polly Undated

Box 11, Folder 2

Miscellaneous Undated

Box 11, Folder 3

MKB/DGB to John Bennett Undated

Box 11, Folder 4

John Bennett to MKB/DGB Undated

Box 11, Folder 5

John Bennett to MKB/DGB Undated

Box 11, Folder 6

John Bennett to MKB/DGB Undated

Box 11, Folder 7

Steve Bennett to MKB/DGB Undated

Box 11, Folder 8

Linnea Peterson to MKB/DGB Undated

Box 11, Folder 9

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bennett to MKB/DGB 1963-1964

Box 11, Folder 10

Steve Bennett to MKB/DGB 1965

Box 11, Folder 11

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bennett to MKB/DGB 1967-1968

Box 11, Folder 12

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bennett to MKB/DGB Undated

 

Bennett family 1922 and undated

Box 12, Folder 1

Postcards Undated

Box 12, Folder 2

Family and home: photos and miscellaneous Undated

Box 12, Folder 3

Three photos Undated

Box 12, Folder 4

Photographic portraits of Merrill K. Bennett Undated

Box 12, Folder 5

Western States postcard: blank Undated

Box 12, Folder 6

Wedding announcement, 1922, Christmas cards, photos of MKB and family Undated

 

Ledgers 1932-1974

Box 13, Folder 1

Ledgers 1932 October-1938 January

Box 13, Folder 2

Ledgers 1938 January-1942 September

Box 13, Folder 3

Ledgers 1942 September-1950 June

Box 13, Folder 4

Ledgers 1951 August-1956 August

Box 13, Folder 5

Ledgers 1956 January-1963 December

Box 13, Folder 6

Ledgers 1964 January-1974 April

Box 13, Folder 7

Assets, budgets, bank notes, etc. Undated

 

Miscellaneous and oversize materials 1939-1954 and undated

Box 14

Miscellaneous and oversize materials 1939-1954 and undated

Scope and Content Note

"2/3 Mankind Hungry too Pessimistic, Expert Says", Science service article, 1954 May 24; 2 boxes of slides: 257 total - family, 1953; domestic travel to california, Oregon, Colorado, and Texas (1951-52); Mexico; and African trip; Mementos from Japan; Postcard from Dorcas Bennett to son John, 1939 April 6; One large framed group Photograph (including Bennett) in the "House of Shining Waters", Japan; Two diplomas: M.A. Brown university, M.A. Harvard; Two testimonial scrolls: FRI retirement and recognition of service in the Governmental Food Agency; One unidentified photograph
 

Miscellaneous Memorabilia 1908-1970 and undated

Box 15

Miscellaneous memorabilia 1908-1964 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Brown Commencement Week, 1920: booklet; Japan Tour, 1964: 2 photographs; Correspondence from Australia, 1964; Sachet of slides; MKB diary 1908; 3" reel of recording tape; Dorcas B. Gallup diaries 1916, 1917, 1918; Postcards from MKB to family, miscellaneous; Miscellaneous envelopes
Box 16

Miscellaneous memorabilia 1917-1970 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Brown University Handbook, 1917-1918; Address book; Notebook; 2 world maps; "Aspects of the Pig"; Dedication of Food Research Institute, 1970 April 6: program and addresses; Miscellaneous letters to MKB and Clippings
 

Miscellaneous and Biographical Materials 1913-1975 and undated

Box 17, Folder 1

Eulogy for Dorcas Gallup Bennett 1975

Box 17, Folder 2

MKB and chilldren to Dorcas Bennett 1939

Box 17, Folder 3

Miscellaneous correspondence to MKB 1941-1945

Box 17, Folder 4

Gallup family to MKB/DGB 1927-1931

Box 17, Folder 5

Killingsley High School graduation program 1913 June

Box 17, Folder 6

Stanford University diploma: Ph.D. 1927

Box 17, Folder 7

Brown University diploma: L.H.D. (honorary) and commencement program 1954, 1921

Box 17, Folder 8

Certificates: birth, marriage, honorable discharge, identification papers Undated

Box 17, Folder 9

Publications Undated

Box 17, Folder 10

Miscellaneous Undated

Box 17, Folder 11

Bibliography of MKB biography 1961 February 6

Box 17, Folder 12

Correspondence (re: Stanford University Oregon offer) 1920 January 15-1926 August 14

Box 17, Folder 13

Miscellaneous correspondence 1956-1963

Box 17, Folder 14

Brown University honorary degree, photos 1954 June

Box 17, Folder 15

Brown University commencement attendance 1954

Box 17, Folder 16

MKB correspondence to Mrs. Blyth circa 1919

Box 17, Folder 17

Materials re: MKB's death 1969

Box 17, Folder 18

Miscellaneous from correspondence Undated

Box 17, Folder 19

Newsclippings Undated

Box 17, Folder 20

Saturday Morning Club, 17th anniversary 1941