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Guide to the Merrill K. Bennett Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0149
    Creator: Bennett, Merrill K., 1898-1969.
    Title: Merrill K. Bennett papers
    Dates: 1908-1975
    Physical Description: 2.25 Linear feet
    Summary: Unpublished papers and speeches (1923-1966) on topics such as agricultural costs, wartime economy, food problems of post-war Europe, and world population problems; correspondence; newsclippings; pamphlets; mementos; and other papers relating to Bennett's travels to Hawaii (1942), Japan (1947), and Africa.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of John F. Bennett, 1976.

    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

    Merrill K. Bennett papers (SC0149). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Director, Stanford Food Research Institute (1952-1962); executive director (1942-1951); faculty member (1922-1962). Bennett was an authority on the economics of food consumption.

    Description of the Collection

    Unpublished papers and speeches (1923-1966) on topics such as agricultural costs, wartime economy, food problems of post-war Europe, and world population problems; correspondence; newsclippings; pamphlets; mementos; and other papers relating to Bennett's travels to Hawaii (1942), Japan (1947), and Africa.

    Access Terms

    Bennett, Merrill K., 1898-1969.
    Stanford University. Food Research Institute --Faculty.
    Africa.
    Clippings.
    Food consumption.
    Hawaii.
    Japan.
    Memorabilia.
    Pamphlets
    Speeches.
    World War, 1939-1945 --Food question.