Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976

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From the description of Reminiscences of William I. Myers : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131761

Dean, New York State College of Agriculture.

William I. Myers, Cornell University Class of 1914, Ph.D. 1918, was born December 18, 1891 in New York City. After receiving his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1918, he taught farm finance and farm management at Cornell. He headed or was a member of a number of farm agencies, including the Farm Credit Administration, the Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation, President Roosevelt's Committee on Farm Tenancy, the American Institute of Cooperation, the New York State Commission on Agriculture, President Truman's Famine Emergency Committee, the New York State Food Commission, and the National Agricultural Advisory Commission. From 1938-1943 he was head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Cornell University, and from 1943-1959 was Dean of the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University. In 1948 he became Director of the Insular Lumber Company, and in 1950 became Director of Smith-Corona Marchant, Incorporated. He died in Ithaca, New York on January 30, 1976.

From the description of William I. Myers papers, 1892-1977. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072037

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referencedIn Ladd, Carl E. 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Historical Documentation Program. New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Historical Documentation Program. Oral Histories, 1962-1965, 1982-1984. Cornell University Library
referencedIn De Kiewiet, C. W. (Cornelius William), 1902-1986. Cornelius W. de Kiewiet papers, 1949-1951. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho. Beta Chapter (Cornell University). Kappa Delta Rho. Beta Chapter records, 1913-1988. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Pearson, Frank A. (Frank Ashmore), 1887-. Stock market [by] F. A. Pearson, W. I. Myers and E. E. Vial. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. College of Agriculture "Dean's Hat" items, 1903-1972. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Burritt, M. C. (Maurice Chase). Maurice C. Burritt papers, 1832-1959. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture. Department of Plant Breeding. Dept. of Plant Breeding records, 1906-1970. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Palm, Charles Edmund, 1911-1996. Charles E. Palm papers, 1956-1986. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture. Department of Agricultural Economics. Dept. of Agricultural Economics records, 1908-1962, 1908-1980 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Maynard, Leonard Amby, 1887-1972. Leonard A. Maynard papers, 1940-1971. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Kappa Delta Rho, Beta Chapter records, 1913-1988. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. Teaching and Information Dept. Cornell Cooperative Extension Teaching and Information Dept. recordings, [ca. 1937-1955]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ladd, Carl E., 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Harry H. Love papers, 1907-1964. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cornell Cooperative Extension Teaching and Information Dept. recordings, [ca. 1937-1955] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Dairymen's League Cooperative Association. Dairymen's League Cooperative Association records, 1916-1961. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bond, Maurice C., 1897-. Maurice C. Bond oral histories, 1982. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Miller, John D. Dairymen's League records, 1915-1946. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Leland Spencer papers, ca. 1916-1981. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cornelius W. de Kiewiet papers, 1949-1951. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Stutz, Harry George, 1885-1954. Harry George Stutz papers, 1915-1954. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Institute of Rural Reconstruction. Records, 1914-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Dept. of Plant Breeding records, 1906-1970. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Development and Alumni Affairs records, 1960-1995. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cornell-Los Baños contracts records, 1951-1968. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Spencer, Leland, 1896-. Leland Spencer papers, ca. 1916-1981. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dairymen's League Cooperative Association records, 1916-1961. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976. William I. Myers papers, 1892-1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Harry George Stutz papers, 1915-1954. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Olindo R. Angelillo papers, 1925-1983 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Leland Spencer papers, ca. 1930-1981. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Luhrs, Henry E. (Henry Ernst), 1901-1962,. Cornell University autograph and memorabilia collection, 1870-1952. Cornell University Library
referencedIn William I. Myers papers, 1892-1977. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976. Reminiscences of William I. Myers : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Dairymen's League records, 1915-1946. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Maurice C. Burritt papers, 1832-1959. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Love, Harry H. (Harry Houser), 1880-1966. Harry H. Love papers, 1907-1964. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bratton, C. A. (Charles Arthur). Charles A. Bratton papers, 1967-1982. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Development and Alumni Affairs. New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Development and Alumni Affairs records, 1960-1995. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Charles E. Palm papers, 1956-1986. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith William Irving, Myers 1891-1976. person
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Agriculture
Universities and colleges--Officials and employees
Agriculture--Economic aspects
Agricultural colleges
New Deal, 1933-1939
College teachers
Agricultural credit
Agriculture--Study and teaching
Executives--Interviews
Agricultural education
International business enterprises
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