Name and location of repository
Level of description
Richard D. Rees papers
- 1910–1964 (Creation)
2.5 cubic feet (5.00 boxes that are 5" letter flip-top boxes)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
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.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restriction: All materials are open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
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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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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.
- 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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Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Student assistant Natalie Smith processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it before publishing on 18 December 2017.