Guide to the Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia Interview Notes
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Call Number: SC0981
Creator: Alsberg, Carl, 1877-1940
Title: Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia interview notes
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.
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Carl Alsberg Eastern Asia Interview Notes (SC0981). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
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.
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.
Alsberg, Carl, 1877-1940
Food industry and trade--East Asia.
Interview notes 1929