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 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-
Number of containers: 3 cartons (23 envelopes)
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.
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[Identification of item], Fieldnotes, etc. concerning self-help and consumer cooperatives in the U. S., BANC MSS Z-R 3, The
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
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
Materials relating to the Unemployed Exchange Association and the Unemployed Co-operative Relief Council of California.
Cooperatives in California.
Miscellaneous Supplementary material on Southern California Self-Help Co-operatives.
Envelope 2 of above item (3)
The Epic News.
History of Co-operative Colonies.
California Rochdale Society.
Notes on the Llano Co-operative Colony (issues of
Llano Colonist removed for separate cataloguing)
Co-operative Farm Eugene, Oregon.
Notes on Convention of Unemployed Co-operatives Relief Association.
Material re Pseudo-Co-operatives.
Material re the History of the Pacific Coast Co-operative League.
Materials on the history of Agricultural Co-operatives.
Material re Self-Help Co-operatives in the U. S.
Material re the History of Consumer's Co-operatives.
Questionnaires on Consumer's Co-operatives.
Questionnaires on Credit Unions.
Constitutions and by-laws of various co-operative societies.
Correspondence concerning addresses of and bibliographies, articles, clippings, etc. relating to Unemployed Co-operatives.
Miscellaneous material re co-operatives.
Miscellaneous items (printed) re co-operatives.
Envelope 2 of above item (21)
Miscellaneous clippings etc. re co-operatives.