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Guide to the Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia Interview Notes
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0981
    Creator: Alsberg, Carl, 1877-1940
    Title: Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia interview notes
    Dates: 1929
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Notes from interviews with businessmen in Hong Kong, Singapore, Java, and other places. Main topic is agriculture and food production, with some comments on cultural and political issues. Also includes several pages on his personal observations in Java.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia Interview Notes (SC0981). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Carl Alsberg was educated at Columbia University, culminating in his M.D. in 1900. He taught at Harvard from 1902-08 and then joined the USDA where he was a chemical biologist from 1908-12 and chief of the Bureau of Chemistry 1912-21. He came to Stanford University in 1921 and was one of 3 founding directors of the Food Research Institute.

    Description of the Collection

    Notes from interviews with businessmen in Hong Kong, Singapore, Java, and other places. Main topic is agriculture and food production, with some comments on cultural and political issues. Also includes several pages on his personal observations in Java.

    Access Terms

    Alsberg, Carl, 1877-1940
    Agriculture--East Asia.
    Food industry and trade--East Asia.