The Murray R. Benedict Papers document Benedict's career as a professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of California,
Berkeley from 1931 to 1961. Included in the papers are course materials, subject files, information on his committee work
and publications. A small amount of personal material is also included in the collection.
Murray Reed Benedict was born in 1882 in Wisconsin. Benedict received his B.S. degree at the University of Washington. He
was awarded his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1931 at which point he joined the faculty of the University
of California at Berkeley. He taught Agricultural Economics at the University of California until his retirement in 1961.
Dr. Benedict died in 1980.
32 linear feet
25 cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders
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