Henry C. Taylor papers, 1896-1968.


Henry C. Taylor papers, 1896-1968.

Papers of a noted agricultural economist who was a professor at the University of Wisconsin, 1908-1919; chief of the United States Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1922-1925; director of a comprehensive survey of rural Vermont, 1928-1931; U.S. delegate to the International Institute of Agriculture, 1933-1935; director of the Farm Foundation, 1935-1945; and author of numerous books and articles on agricultural economics. The collection includes extensive professional correspondence, subject files, and drafts and supplementary research material related to his writing. Personal and biographical files include notes about courses taken under Professor Richard T. Ely; papers relating to the construction and sale of Taylor's home in Virginia which was designed by George Keck; and some files relating to the professional career of his wife, Anne Dewees Taylor. The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.

23.0 c.f. (49 archives boxes, 5 card boxes, and 1 flat box) and21 tape recordings; plusadditions of 1.4 c.f.,515 photographs,121 negatives, and5 transparencies.

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