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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alonzo Englebert Taylor Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1911-1943
    Collection number: XX267
    Creator: Taylor, Alonzo Englebert, 1871-1949
    Collection Size: 26 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 album box, 1 envelope(15 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, studies, bulletins, statistical data, and maps, relating to economic conditions and food supply in Europe during World War I, postwar reconstruction, and activities of the War Trade Board, Food Administration, and American Relief Administration
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alonzo Englebert Taylor Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    American Relief Administration.
    United States. Food Administration.
    United States. War Trade Board.
    International relief.
    Reconstruction (1914-1939)--Europe.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian Relief
    World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects
    World War, 1914-1918--Food question
    World War, 1914-1918--United States
    United States--Politics and government
    United States--Foreign relations
    United States--Commerce

    Biographical Note

    1871 March 19 Born, Alden, Iowa
    1886-1888 Student, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa
    1888-1890 Attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
    1890-1891, Attended University of Berlin, Germany
    1894 M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1899 Nov 2 Married Madeline Peck
    1906 Author, Fermentation
    1907 Doctor of Science?
    1910 Professor, Pathology and Physiological Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley?
    1910-1921 Rush Professor, Physiological Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
    1912 Author, Digestion and Metabolism
    1917 Author (with V. L. Kellogg), The Food Problem
    1917-1919 Member, American War Trade Board
    1918 Author, War Bread
    1920 LL.D., University of Wisconsin
    1921-1936 Director, Food Research Institute, Stanford University
    1928 Author (with Carl Lucas Alsberg), The Fats and Oils
    1932 Author, Corn and Hog Surplus of the Corn Belt
    1935 Author, The New Deal and Foreign Trade
    1936-1940 Director of Research, General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota
    1940- Consultant
    1941 Author, Germany Then and Now
    1949 Died