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Inventory of the Edwin C. Voorhies Papers
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Series 1. Writings 1925-1955

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains several works by Voorhies relating to the history of the University of California, Davis as well as notes from his sabbatical in 1955.
Arranged alphabetically.
Box 1:1

Agricultural Economics Department History and background materials 1925-1965

Box 1:2

I Remember undated

Box 1:3

Memoirs: 1909-1955 1955

Box 1:4-7

Sabbatical notes 1955

Box 1:8

The University of California at Davis undated

 

Series 2. Correspondence 1944-1964

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This series contains one outgoing letter from Voorhies and more than forty incoming letters, the majority of which offer congratulations for the honorary degree Voorhies received at Charter Day in 1962. Additional correspondence can be found in the scrapbooks in Series 6.
Arranged into two subseries: Outgoing and Incoming.
 

Subseries 2.1 Outgoing 1944

Physical Description: 1 letter

Scope and Content Note

Contains one letter from Nelle Branch, Librarian at the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis).
Box 2:1

Branch, Nelle U. 1944 December 18

 

Subseries 2.2 Outgoing 1945-1964

Physical Description: 42 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 2:2

Adams, Frank 1962 April 6

Box 2:3

Alcorn, George B. 1962 April 19

Box 2:4

Bellquist, Eric C. 1962 April 17

Box 2:5

Benedict, Murray R. 1962 April 16

Box 2:6

Branch, Nelle U. 1945 January 3

Box 2:7

Briggs, Fred N. 1962 February 13

Box 2:8

De Loach, Barton 1962 April 5

Box 2:9

Dewell, Peggy 1962

Box 2:10

Everson, Gladys 1962 April 11

Box 2:11

Harper, Lawrence A. 1962 April 16

Box 2:12

Hills, Jack 1962 April 8

Box 2:13

Hodgson, Robert W. 1962 May 28

Box 2:14

Kendrick, J. 1962 April 16

Box 2:15

Kerr, Clark 1962 January 30

Box 2:16

Kerr, Clark 1962 April 12

Box 2:17

Kerr, Clark 1963 December 31

Box 2:18

Kerr, Clark 1964 June 29

Box 2:19

Kerr, Clark 1964 July 24

Box 2:20

Leidholt, John D. 1962

Box 2:21

Leidholt, John D. 1962 May 5

Box 2:22

Lindfors, P.J.C. 1962 June 19

Box 2:23

Lowrie, Alyce 1962

Box 2:24

Marren, Vivienne 1962

Box 2:25

McCorkle, Chester 1962 March 5

Box 2:26

Meyer, J.H. 1964 July 3

Box 2:27

Mrak, Emil 1962 July 10

Box 2:28

O'Connor, William 1962 May 29

Box 2:29

O'Connor, William 1964 June 27

Box 2:30

Paine, Tevis 1964 July 1

Box 2:31

Proett, Jacqueline 1962 April 6

Box 2:32

Ryerson, Knowles 1964 August 15

Box 2:33

Sammet, Loy 1962 April 9

Box 2:34

Shontz, Howard B. 1964 July 1

Box 2:35

Simpson, Bob 1962

Box 2:36

Taylor, Laurence W. 1962 April 12

Box 2:37

Towle, Katherine A. 1962 April 18

Box 2:38

Wantrup, S.V. 1962 April 10

Box 2:39

Weaver, Jack E. 1962 April 5

Box 2:40

Woolsey, John Homer 1962 April 10

Box 2:41

Wright, Celeste 1962 April 5

Box 2:42

Wright, Celeste 1964

Box 2:43

Unidentified 1962-1964

 

Series 3. Lecture notes 1922-1958

Physical Description: 1.6 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This series contains notes and outlines for a course which had the following designations: Agriculture 101, Agricultural Economics 100, and Agricultural Economics 125. Throughout most of the years the course was offered, the title was Comparative Agriculture.
The course was offered by Thomas Hunt from 1922-1927. When Hunt passed away, Voorhies took over teaching it and continued until his retirement in 1958. The course was then taken over by Dr. Hedges and Dr. Tinley.
Arranged in lecture number order.
Box 3:1

Explanation of lecture notes undated

Box 3:2

First semester 1922-1923

Box 3:3

First semester 1924-1925

Box 3:4

Lecture 1 1925

Box 3:5

Lecture 2 1925-1955

Box 3:6

Lecture 3 undated

Box 3:7

Lecture 4 circa 1925-1955

Box 3:8

Lecture 5 circa 1925-1955

Box 3:9

Lecture 6 1923-1955

Box 3:10

Lecture 8 circa 1925-1958

Box 3:11

Lecture 9 1926-1954

Box 3:12

Lecture 10 circa 1926-1956

Box 3:13

Lecture 12 1926-1955

Box 4:1

Lecture 13 circa 1926-1954

Box 4:2

Lecture 14 1926-1958

Box 4:3

Lecture 15 1926-1955

Box 4:4

Lecture 16 circa 1926-1955

Box 4:5

Lecture 17 1926

Box 4:6

Lecture 18 1926

Box 4:7

Lecture 19 1926

Box 4:8

Lecture 20 1926

Box 4:9

Lecture 21 1926

Box 4:10

Lecture 22 circa 1926-1955

Box 4:11

Lecture 23 1924-1926

Box 4:13

Lecture 24 1926-1957

Box 4:13

Lecture 25 1926-1956

Box 4:14

Lecture 27 1925-1956

Box 4:15

Lecture 27 1926

Box 4:16

Lecture 29 1926-1955

Box 5:1

Lecture 32 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:2

Lecture 33 1926-1955

Box 5:3

Lecture 36 1925-1949

Box 5:4

Lecture 37 1926-1955

Box 5:5

Lecture 38 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:6

Lecture 39 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:7

Lecture 40 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:8

Lecture 41 1926-1955

Box 5:9

Lecture 43 1926-1955

Box 5:10

Lecture 43 undated

Box 5:11

Lecture 44 1926-1955

Box 5:12

Lecture 44 undated

Box 5:13

Lecture 45 undated

Box 5:14

Lecture 46 circa 1926

Box 5:15

Lecture 46, 47, 49 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:16

Lecture 49 1929-1956

Box 5:17

Lecture 51 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:18

Lecture 52 circa 1926-1955

Box 5:19

Lecture 53 1926

Box 5:20

Lecture 54 1926-1955

Box 5:21

Lecture 55 circa 1926

Box 5:22

Lecture 56 1926

Box 6:1

Lecture 57 circa 1926

Box 6:2

Lecture 58 1926

Box 6:3

Lecture 59 circa 1926-1954

Box 6:4

Lecture 61 circa 1926-1954

Box 6:5

Lecture 62 circa 1926

Box 6:6

Lecture 63 circa 1926-1939

Box 6:7

Germany, population and natural resources circa 1926

Box 6:8

Iberian Peninsula circa 1956

Box 6:9

Switzerland undated

Box 6:10

Mexico 1930

Box 6:11

USSR circa 1953-1959

Box 6:12

Yugoslavia circa 1955

Box 7:1-6, Box 8:1-5, Box 9:1-4

Series 4. Translations of Agrarpolitik circa 1928-1937

Physical Description: 1.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains translations from German to English of the work, Agrarpolitik, by Friedrich Aereboe. The translations were done by several individuals and corrections by Voorhies appear on many of the pages.
 

Series 5. University of California Planning Materials 1956-1966

Physical Description: 1.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials related to the land and academic planning of the University of California.
Arranged into two subseries: Davis Campus and Systemwide.
 

Subseries 5.1 Davis Campus 1956-1966

Physical Description: 1.1 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically.
Box 10:1

Academic Plan Departmental Summaries for the University of California, Davis to 1975 1962 September

Box 10:2

Academic Plan for the University of California, Davis, 1964-1975 (proposed) 1964 November

Box 10:3

Academic Plan for the University of California, Davis to 1975 1961 August 25

Box 10:4

Academic Plan for the University of California, Davis to 1980 1961 October 11

Box 10:5

Academic Plan for the University of California, Davis to 1980 1962 November 15

Box 10:6

Academic Plan for the University of California, Davis 1966?

Box 11:1-6

Academic Planning Committee 1960-1966

Box 10:7

Accreditation Report and Schedule for the Western College Association and the California State Board of Education 1961

Box 10:8

FTE Projections Through 1975-1976: Approach and Results 1966?

Box 10:9

Graphic Illustration of Financial Growth and Expansion, July 1, 1945 through June 30, 1958 1958 November 10

Box 10:10

Long Range Academic Program 1957-1958

Box 10:11

Long Range Development Plan, University of California, Davis (Draft) 1963 Spring

Box 10:12

Long Range Development Plan, University of California, Davis 1963

Box 12:1-2

Objectives and Proposed Program 1959

Box 12:3

Physical Facilities Needs of the Davis Campus undated

Box 12:4

Project Planning Guide for Plant Sciences Building 1963 April 1

Box 12:5

Projected Campus Land Needs 1960-1962

Box 12:6

Proposal for a New Entomology Building 1964 January

Box 12:7

Proposed Master Plan, University of California Davis Campus 1956 May 22

Box 12:8

Report of the Committee to Consider the Place of the College of Agriculture on the Berkeley Campus 1956 June

Box 12:9

Report of the Committee to Consider the Place of the College of Agriculture on the Davis Campus 1959 March

 

Subseries 5.2 Systemwide 1959-1963

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically.
Box 12:10

Academic Plan for the University of California (preliminary draft) 1959 June

Box 12:11

Academic Plan for the University of California 1961 July

Box 12:12

Term Projections, Enrollment 1959-1963

 

Series 6. Scrapbooks and Ephemera 1935-1963

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains two scrapbooks relating to Voorhies retirement party as well as a guest book from the event. The scrapbooks contain correspondence and photographs. Also included in this series are ephemeral items relating to the 1962 Charter Day ceremony.
Arranged alphabetically.
Box 13:1

Biographical information 1935-1963

Box 13:2

Charter Day program and invitation 1962

Box 13:3

Guest book for retirement dinner 1958

Box 13:4

List of friends invited to retirement dinner 1958

Box 13:5

List of Voorhies publications 1955

Box 13:6

Mention of Voorhies in Henry Morse Stephens Lodge publication 1962

Box 13:7

Scrapbook for retirement dinner 1958

Box 13:8

Scrapbook for retirement dinner 1958

 

Series 7. Photographs 1962

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains several photographs of the 1962 Charter Day ceremony as well as photographs taken in Holland.
Arranged alphabetically.
Box 2:44

Charter Day 1962 April 5

Box 2:45

Charter Day 1962 April 5

Box 2:46

Holland undated

Box 2:47

Voorhies, Edwin undated