Richard D. Rees papers

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US US kmk U2015.13

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Richard D. Rees papers


  • 1910–1964 (Creation)


2.5 cubic feet (5.00 boxes that are 5" letter flip-top boxes)

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Biographical history

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Scope and content

The Richard D. Rees papers are comprised of class notes from Rees’s tenure as a student at Kansas State University as well as various program documents, personal correspondence, market analysis of a feed firm, and milling industry bulletins. Class notes are from courses such as Elements of Milling, Elements of Dairy, General Biology I and II, Principles of Accounting, Agricultural Policy, and Money and Banking. Correspondence includes letters related to job interviews, employment at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and the Short Course and Feed Production School in Kansas City. Also included are program documents from the Midwest Feed Manufacturers Association’s Feed Production School, the Management and Manufacturing Seminar. Also included are Rees’s master’s thesis and PhD classwork outlines.

System of arrangement

Class notes were kept in the original order as received by the donor.

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Conditions governing access

No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

Received materials from creator and donor.

Immediate source of acquisition

Richard D. Rees donated the collection on 16 April 2015.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

Richard D. Rees is an alumnus who kept his class notes in good order and created an inventory of them. They are worth retaining as examples of student work in the late 1950s and early 1960s.


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Related archival materials

Postcards were separated and added to the Postcard Collection; they have been donated in loving memory of Janet Lee Rees by devoted husband Richard.

Textbooks and manuals have been added to the catalog.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: [Item title], [item date], Richard D. Rees papers, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Student assistant Natalie Smith processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it before publishing on 18 December 2017.

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