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March 13, 2020

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MAURICE R. COOPER PAPERS, 1916-1966 (bulk 1940-1965)
9 linear feet, 8 linear inches (22 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Economist for the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Department of Agriculture.

Box      Contents
1          Administrative Correspondence: ARA (FY 1951), 1950‑1951
            Advisory Committee Chairmen's Meetings, 1950‑1953
            Agricultural Problems Under Consideration by Agencies for PL 733, 1947
            Agricultural Research Administration, 1952‑1953
            Agricultural Research Policy Committee, 1949‑1951
            American Cotton Bale Package, 1954‑1961
            Annual Meeting of National Cotton Council, 1947‑1950
            Analysis of Committee Recommendations, 1950
            Annual Beltwide Cotton Mechanization Conference, 1947‑1952, and undated
            Annual Cotton Merchandising Clinic, 1948
            Appraisal of Long Term Research Needs, 1952‑1953
            ARA Advisory Committee Reports, 1949‑1953, and undated
            Bills and Acts of Congress

2          Bowling, 1940‑1951
?          *Budget, 1956‑1958
            Bureau Lists of Financial and Work Projects, 1949‑1952
            Comments on Reports after Memphis Meeting, 1947
            Conference in Memphis
                     General, 1945
                     Reports, 1945
            Congress
            A Conversion Program for The Cotton South, 1945‑1946
            Cooper, Maurice Royce
                     Expense Account, 1958
                    

3                   Expense Account, 1959
                     Leave and Time Records, 1937-1953, 1960-1965 (2 folders)
                     * Military Service, 1929‑1943
                     Personal, 1928-1965, and undated (6 folders)

4          Correspondence on Projects, 1945-Mar 1947 (10 folders)

5          Correspondence on Projects, Apr-Nov 1947 (2 folders)
            *Cotton and Cottonseed Advisory Committee, 1952-1956, 1961-1963 (6 folders)
            Cotton & Related Research at New Orleans Laboratory, 1944-1950 (2 folders)
            Cotton Article for 1953‑54 Yearboook
           
6          Cotton Chapter for Pace Committee, 1945, 1950 (3 folders)
            *Cotton Gin Operation, 1925-1928, 1959-1965 (2 folders)
            Cotton Marketing Panel, CCTS 1956
            Cotton Problems and Proposed Program of Attack Under the Research and Marketing
                     Act of 1946
            Cotton Production and Distribution, 1916-1923, 1932-1934, 1937-1939 (4 folders)
            *Cotton Quality, 1947‑1964

7          Cotton Research Congress
                     First, 1940 (3 folders)
                     Second, 1941 (2 folders)
                     Fifth, 1944
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                     Sixth, 1945
                     Seventh, 1946
                     Eighth, 1947
                     Ninth, 1948
                     Tenth, 1949
                     *Eleventh, 1950
                     Twelfth through Twenty‑Sixth, 1951‑1965

9          Cotton Research: Material Prepared at Secretary's Request, 1946-1948 (3 folders)
            Cotton Situation, 1934-1945 (5 folders)

10        Cotton Situation, 1946-1947, 1964-1966 (3 folders)
            Cotton Textile Institute, 1952‑1953
            Dickson, A. M., 1945-1949, and undated (3 folders)
            Economic Research Proposals, 1948
            *Employee Information, 1951‑1954
            Garden Club, 1949-1956 (2 folders)
            Government Responsibility for Research on Cotton, 1945
            Group Health Association, 1937‑1941, and undated
            Ideas for Additional Research, 1953‑1965, and undated
            Improving Relations with Advisory Committees, 1952-1953, 1957-1958, and undated
                     (2 folders)
            Interior Department Report on Navajo Trading, 1949
            Job Descriptions, 1954-1955, and undated (2 folders)

11        Kinds of Cotton Needed by American Mills, 1947‑1948
            Krug National Resources Committee, 1947
            Lines of Work on
                     Cotton Fiber and Seed, 1947
                     Cotton Fiber Utilization, 1947
                     Cotton Production, 1947
                     Cotton Seed Utilization, 1947
                     Cotton Supply‑Price Analyses, 1946
                     Foreign Markets and Competition, 1947
                     Ginning and Marketing, 1947
            List of Institutions and Current Research, 1951
            Manuscripts: Miscellaneous, 1951‑1953 and undated
            Maps: Miscellaneous

12        *Marketing
                     Miscellaneous, 1946‑1964
                     Reports of Division of Cotton Marketing, 1924‑1928
            Material on Cotton Quality Task Force, 1961, and undated
            Meetings of RMA Advisory Committee, 1947‑1951
            *Merchandising, 1960
            Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1946‑1955 and undated

13        National Marketing Workshop, 1949, 1951-1953 (4 folders)
            OC 1‑58 Schedules and Data, 1956‑1957
            OC 2‑75, 1954‑1957
            Oil Seeds and Peanut Advisory Committee, 1949‑1954, and undated
            Organization Charts, Funds, 1953‑1954 and undated
            Organization of Professional Employees of the Department of Agriculture, 1947-1959
                     (2 folders)

14        Organization of Professional Employees of the Department of Agriculture, 1960‑1965,
                      and undated
            * Pace Committee, 1949
            Panel Member for USDA Board of Civil Service Examiners, 1955
            Pictures of CCAC, 1948‑1950
            *Postwar Problems, 1944-1946
            Prepared for Pace by American Viscose Corporation
            Price‑Quality Studies, 1932‑1933
            Printed Matter

15        Printed Matter

16        Printed Matter

17        Project Reports, 1945
            Proposals, 1955-1960, and undated (3 folders)
            Publication of Projects, 1946-1955, and undated (2 folders)
            Publication Relating to ME 3‑61
            Reorganization, 1953
            Report of Administrator for Advisory Committees, 1953
            Reports‑‑Cotton and Cottonseed Advisory Meetings, 1947-1958 (2 folders)

18        Reports of National Cotton Council, 1957‑58
            *Research
                     Correspondence, 1947-1964 (2 folders)
                     Index to Projects, undated
            Research and Marketing Act, 1945‑1946
            *Research and Marketing Advisory Committee, 1954‑1956
            Research for Commodities Not Under Advisory Committees, 1947
            Research on Cotton in USDA and State Agriculture Experiment Stations, 1948
            Research Programs – USDA, 1958‑1965

19        Research Proposals, 1947-1953 (5 folders)
            Research Reviews, ARA‑OA, 1949‑1951
            Revision of AMA Work Projects, 1949‑1953
            RMO Sec 10(a) and Title III Work, 1948‑1949, and undated
            Seminar Committee, 1965, and undated
            Six Point Statements, 1956‑1958 and undated
            Special Cotton Quality Reports, 1957‑1958
            Special Cotton Reports, 1944-1946 (2 folders)
            Speeches – E. A. Meyer, 1946‑‑1949
            Spinning Tests
                     See: Publications Relating to ME 3‑61
                     Staff Meetings, 1955‑1956 and undated

20        Statewide Cotton Committee of Texas, 1942‑1953
            *Statistical Procedure
            Statistics on Cotton and Related Data, 1932, 1939, 1947 (3 folders)
            Suggestions for Better Admin & Better Research, 1949-1964, and undated (2 folders)
            Summaries of Research Relating to Cotton by USDA and State Experimental Stations,
                     FY48 & 49
            Summary of Research Problems by Commodities, 1947‑1948
            *Surplus Disposal Programs, 1944‑1945
            *Tariff Information, 1921‑1925
            *Tax Write Offs for Processing Facilities, 1952

21        Technical Committee on Cotton, 1945‑1946
            Textile Research Institute
                     General, 1951
                     Proposal, 1951
            Technical Subcommittee (Cotton), 1952-1953, and undated (2 folders)
            Tobacco Advisory Committee, 1953
            Tucson, etc. General, 1957‑1958, and undated
            World Cotton Situation, 1930, 1935-1936 (3 folders)

22        *World Trade in Cotton, 1945-1946, 1955-1956 (2 folders)
            Memorabilia
            Miscellaneous

 

Advisory Committees. See: Improving Relations With Advisory Committees
American Cotton Bale Package, See Also: OC 2‑75
Congress. See Also: Cotton Chapter for Pace Committee
*Cotton and Cottonseed Advisory Committee. See Also:
            1. Pictures of CCAC
            2. Reports: Cotton and Cottonseed Advisory Committee
Cotton Baling Practices. See:
            1. American Cotton Bale Package
            2. OC 2‑75
Cotton Council. See: Annual Meeting of National Cotton Council
*Cotton Quality. See Also:
            1. Price‑Quality Studies, 1932‑33
            2. Special Cotton Quality Reports
Cotton Situation. See Also:
            1. Cotton Production and Distribution, 1916‑39
            2. Special Cotton Reports
            3. Statistics on Cotton and Related Data
            4. World Cotton Situation
*Marketing. See Also:
            1. Annual Cotton Merchandising
            2. Cotton Marketing Panel
Mechanization. See:
            Cotton: Annual Beltwide Cotton Mechanization Conference
Memphis Meetings of 1945 and 1947. See:
            1. Comments on Reports after Memphis
            2. Cotton: Conference in Memphis, 1945
*Merchandising. See Also:
            1. Annual Cotton Merchandising Clinic
            2. Marketing
National Cotton Council. See: Reports of National Cotton Council
Navajo. See: Interior Department Report on Trading, 1949
*Pace Committee, 1949. See Also:
            1. Cotton Chapter for Pace Committee
            2. Prepared for Pace by American Viscose Corp.
Price‑Quality Studies. See Also:
            1. Cotton Quality, 1962‑64
            2. Special Cotton Quality Reports, 1957‑58
*Postwar Problems. See also:
            1. Conference in Memphis, 1945
            2. A Conversion program for the cotton south
            3. Correspondence on projects
            4. Dickeson, A. M.
            5. Project reports, 1945
Proposals.  See Also: Research Proposals, 1947‑1953
*Research – Inex to Projects. See Also:
            1. Administrative Corres: ARA FY 1951
            2. Agric Problems Under Consider . . .
            3. Agricultural Research Admin, 1952‑53
            4. Agric Res Policy Committee, 1949‑51
            5. Appraisal of Long Term Res
            6. ARA Advisory Comm Reports, 1949‑53
            7. Conference in Memphis, 1945
            8. Cotton and Related Research at New Orleans Laboratory
            9. Cotton Chapter for Pace Comm
            10. Cotton Prob & Proposed Program . . .
            11. Cotton Research Congress(es)
            12. Cotton Research: Materials Prepared at Secretary's Request
            13. Economic Res Proposals, 1948
            14. Government Responsiblity for  Research in Cotton
            15. Ideas for Additional Research
            16. Proposals
            17. RMO Sec 10(a) & Title III
            18. Summaries of Research
Research and Marketing Act. See Also: Analysis of Committee Recommendations (for 1949‑50)
Texas Cotton Committee. See: Statewide Cotton Committee of Texas
World Cotton Situation. See Also:
            1. Cotton Production and Distribution, 1916‑39
            2. Cotton Situation
*World Trade in Cotton. See Also: Cotton Production and Distribution, 1916‑1939

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