Manuscript Collections - Maurice R. Cooper Papers

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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

8

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:

  1. 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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