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Inventory of the Ben Madson Papers,
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Series 1. Correspondence 1950-1953

Physical Description: 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence regarding the University of California field stations.
Arranged in two subseries: Incoming and Third Party.

Subseries 1.1 Incoming 1950-1953

Physical Description: 9 folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1:1

Baker, Frederick S. 1953 April 7

Box 1:2

Brown, Lloyd 1950 Novembe 13

Box 1:3

Hartsook, Richard F. 1953 August 4

Box 1:4

Hutchison, Claude B. 1948 October 28

Box 1:5

Ittner, N.R. 1953 July 21

Box 1:6

McElvy, Carl 1952 December 9

Box 1:7

Metcalf, Woodbridge 1953 June 18

Box 1:8

Pillsbury, Arthur 1953 July 13

Box 1:9

Winkler, A.J. 1953 May 19


Subseries 1.2 Third Party 1950-1953

Physical Description: 5 folders
Box 1:10

Hutchison, Claude B. to Beck, Julian 1948 October 28

Box 1:11

Hutchison, Claude B. to Forsyth, R.L. 1949 November 9

Box 1:12

Hutchison, Claude B. to Keller, William 1948 October 28

Box 1:13

Tufts, Warren to Briggs, F.N. 1953 May 7

Box 1:14

Unidentified to Corley, J.H. 1950 October 31


Series 2. University of California, College of Agriculture 1920-1948

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains two committee reports and related materials dealing with the development of the University of California, College of Agriculture, now the University of California, Davis, and a scroll presented to Madson.
Box 1:15

Development of the College of Agriculture Committee 1920-1921

Scope and Content Note

Contains the committee report, minutes, and correspondence.
Box 1:16

Postwar Planning Committee, College of Agriculture 1943-1945

Scope and Content Note

Contains committee correspondence, progress reports, and minutes.
Box D Folio 2

Scroll presented to Madson 1948 September 8


Series 3. Reports 1949-1956

Physical Description: 22 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains field station research and progress reports, as well as range management investigations and budgets.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1:17

Agricultural Advisory Council of the Sub-Committee on Field Station Problems, Report to undated

Box 1:18

Antelope Valley Field Station 1949

Box 1:19

Antelope Valley, Report on College of Agriculture Field Station 1953

Box 1:20

Brush Problems in California undated

Box 1:21

Cooperative project agreement of the California Agricultural Experiment Station, University of California and the Soil Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture relative to the erosion control investigations in the interior dry farm belt of California undated

Box 1:22

Deciduous Fruit Field Station: San Jose 1953

Box 1:23

Hopland Field Station 1950

Box 1:24

Hopland Field Station 1951

Box 1:25

Hopland Sheep Range Station 1953

Box 1:26

Imperial Valley Field Station, progress report 1949-1950

Box 1:27

Imperial Valley Field Station, progress report 1951

Box 1:28

Imperial Valley Field Station, summary of field crop experiments 1951-1952

Box 1:28

Imperial Valley Field Station, truck crops, progress report undated

Box 1:29

Field Stations 1953

Box 1:30

Ranches inspected in Mendocino County on July 18 and 18 as possible sites for the University Range Experiment Station undated

Box 1:31

Range Improvement Demonstration Project 1949

Box 1:32

Range Improvement Demonstration Projects, proposed 1949

Box 1:33

Range Management, budget reports 1953-1954

Box 1:34

Range Management Investigations, progress report 1951 March

Box 1:35

Range Management Investigations 1954-1955

Box 1:36

Range Management Investigations 1955-1956

Box 1:37

Westside Experimental Range Plots 1950-1953


Series 4. Photographs undated

Physical Description: 5 prints
Box 1:38

Field test plots undated

Physical Description: 5 prints