Guide to the Stanford University, Food Research Institute, Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0570
Creator: Stanford University. Food Research Institute
Title: Stanford University, Food Research Institute, records
Dates: 1916-1990
Physical Description: 40 Linear feet
Summary: Records include correspondence of William O. Jones and others, 1960s-80s; grant files; departmental files, 1920s-70s; funding records; photographs; and other materials, including two passports of Alonzo E. Taylor, 1916-17.
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

Information about Access

Access: personnel files are not available to researchers.

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

Stanford University, Food Research Institute, Records (SC0570). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Food Research Institute at Stanford was founded in 1921 for the study of worldwide problems of food supply, distribution, and consumption. William O. Jones was its executive secretary from 1955 to 1962 and became the Director in 1964. The Institute was closed in June 1998.

Description of the Collection

Records include correspondence of William O. Jones and others, 1960s-80s; grant files; departmental files, 1920s-70s; funding records; photographs; and other materials, including two passports of Alonzo E. Taylor, 1916-17.

Access Terms

Jones, William O.
Stanford University. Food Research Institute
Taylor, Alonzo Englebert, 1871-1949.
Food--Research.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1

Correspondence 1960s - 1970s

Box 2

Correspondence 1970s

Box 3

Correspondence 1980s

Box 4

Correspondence 1980s

Box 5

Contract and grant files

Box 6

Contract and grant files

Box 6

Correspondence files of William O. Jones: A - FRI Inst. Committee

Box 7

Correspondence files of William O. Jones: FRI Inst. Committee - Mai

Box 8

Correspondence files of William O. Jones: Mar - Smith

Box 9

Correspondence 1980s

Box 10

Correspondence 1980s

Box 11

Project files

Box 11

Foundation files

Box 11

General alpha files A - H

Box 12

General alpha files J - Z

Box 13

Grant files 1945-46 (incl. Rockefeller funding)

Box 13

Cassel manuscript: "Food and Recovery After World War II"

Box 14

Memorial resolution on Wm. O. Jones

Box 14

Photographs for 1970 FRI brochure

Box 14

Correspondence files of Wm. O. Jones and Bruce F. Johnston re 50th Anniversary conference (1971) and other conference files

Box 14

Departmental files, assorted

Box 14

Visiting Scholar files: chronological

Box 15

Visiting Scholar files: A - Z

Box 16

Grant files

Box 16

Departmental files, 1920s - 1970s: A - C

Box 17

Departmental files, 1920s - 1970s: D - Po

Box 18

Selected personnel files [RESTRICTED]

Box 18

Funding files

Box 18

General files

Box 19

Wm O. Jones: Amer. Agricultural Policy

Box 20

Departmental files, 1920s - 1970s: Pu - W

Box 21

Wm O. Jones: Amer. Agricultural Policy

Box 21

Funding files - gifts, grants

Box 22

Funding files - gifts, grants

Box 23

Funding files - gifts, grants

Box 23

Personnel files for Holbrook Working [RESTRICTED]

Box 24

Publications and silver urn

 

Framed photographs:

Box 25

Carl Alsberg, Merrill K. Bennett, Karl Brandt, Joseph S. Davis, Helen C. Farnsworth, Roger W. Gray, Herbert Hoover, Bruce F. Johnston, William O. Jones, Dudley Kirk, S. Daniel Neumark, E. Louise Peffer, Alonzo E. Taylor, Vladimir P. Timoshenko, Vernon D. Wickizer, Ray Lyman Wilbur, Holbrook Working, and Andrew Carnegie [actually photo of a painting]

 

The following are individual oversized items marked as boxes:

Box 26

Framed photograph and text re Arthur C. Oppenheimer

Box 27

Framed diplomatic passport of Alonzo E. Taylor, 1917

Box 28

Framed special passport of Alonzo E. Taylor, 1916