Guide to the Fieldnotes, etc. concerning self-help and consumer cooperatives in the United States, 1930-1938

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Guide to the Fieldnotes, etc. Concerning Self-help and Consumer Cooperatives in the United States, 1930-1938

Collection number: BANC MSS Z-R 3

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Fieldnotes, etc. Concerning Self-help and Consumer Cooperatives in the United States,
Date (inclusive): 1930-1938
Collection Number: BANC MSS Z-R 3
Origination: Kerr, Clark, 1911-
Extent: Number of containers: 3 cartons (23 envelopes)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Roughly sorted; Field notes, questionnaires, reports, printed matter, and clippings used in preparation of his doctoral dissertation: Productive enterprises among the unemployed, 1931-1938.
Languages Represented: English

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Material Cataloged Separately

  • A. C. U. Cooperator
  • Consumers' News
  • Herald of Co-operation
  • Voice of the Self Employed
  • Llano Colonist
  • Upton Sinclair's National EPIC News
  • Upton Sinclair's End Poverty Paper
  • California Co-operative Star
  • United Progressive News
  • U. C. R. A. News Bulletin

Scope and Content

Includes field notes, questionnaires, reports, printed matter and clippings used in preparation of his doctoral dissertation, Productive Enterprises among the Unemployed, 1931-1938.
It has been roughly sorted and grouped according to subject matter. Mr. Kerr's original subject divisions have been retained with the exception of a slight arrangement of their sequence in order to place the materials concerning Co-operatives in California before those relating to the United States in general. (Some of the material was originally collected by Paul S. Taylor.)

List of Contents

envelope 1.

Materials relating to the Unemployed Exchange Association and the Unemployed Co-operative Relief Council of California.

envelope 2.

Cooperatives in California.

envelope 3.

Miscellaneous Supplementary material on Southern California Self-Help Co-operatives.

envelope 4.

Envelope 2 of above item (3)

envelope 5.

Material re The Epic News.

envelope 6.

History of Co-operative Colonies.

envelope 7.

California Rochdale Society.

envelope 8.

Notes on the Llano Co-operative Colony (issues of Llano Colonist removed for separate cataloguing)

See below.

envelope 9.

Co-operative Farm Eugene, Oregon.

envelope 10.

Notes on Convention of Unemployed Co-operatives Relief Association.

envelope 11.

Material re Pseudo-Co-operatives.

envelope 12.

Material re the History of the Pacific Coast Co-operative League.

envelope 13.

Materials on the history of Agricultural Co-operatives.

envelope 14.

Material re Self-Help Co-operatives in the U. S.

envelope 15.

Material re the History of Consumer's Co-operatives.

envelope 16.

Questionnaires on Consumer's Co-operatives.

envelope 17.

Questionnaires on Credit Unions.

envelope 18.

Constitutions and by-laws of various co-operative societies.

envelope 19.

Correspondence concerning addresses of and bibliographies, articles, clippings, etc. relating to Unemployed Co-operatives.

envelope 20.

Miscellaneous material re co-operatives.

envelope 21.

Miscellaneous items (printed) re co-operatives.

envelope 22.

Envelope 2 of above item (21)

envelope 23.

Miscellaneous clippings etc. re co-operatives.