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Richard D. Rees papers, 1910–1964

By Natalie Smith

Collection Overview

Title: Richard D. Rees papers, 1910–1964

Predominant Dates:1957–1964

Creator: Rees, Richard D.

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Class notes were kept in the original order as recieved by the donor.

Date Acquired: 04/16/2015

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with Internet access.

Acquisition Source: Richard D. Rees

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Appraisal Information: Richard D. Rees is an alumnus who has 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.

Separated Materials:

Postcards have been 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.

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

Processing Information: Student assistant Natalie Smith processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2017.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Elements of Milling - Lecture & Lab; Survey of MillingAdd to your cart.
Elements of Milling - Lecture & Lab, Prof. Royce O. Pence, Fall 1957-'58; Survey of Milling, Dr. John A. Shellenberger, Fall 1957-'58
Folder 2: Elements of Dairy - Lecture & Lab; Poultry ProductionAdd to your cart.
Elements of Dairy - Lecture & Lab, Prof. E.E. Bartley, Fall 1957-'58; Poultry Production, Prof. Tom Avery, Spring 1957-'58
Folder 3: General Biology I; General Biology IIAdd to your cart.
General Biology I, Dr. A. L. Goodrich, Fall 1957-'58; General Biology II, Dr. A.L. Goodrich, Spring 1957-'58
Folder 4: Engineering Drawing I; Flow Sheets; Pocket Notebook of Flow SheetsAdd to your cart.
Engineering Drawing I, Prof. Mason, Fall 1957-'58; Flow Sheets, Prof. Royce O. Pence, Spring 1957-'58; Pocket Notebook of Flow Sheets, Prof. Royce O. Pence, Spring 1957-'58
Folder 5: General Physics I Lecture/Recitation; General Physics IIAdd to your cart.
General Physics I Lecture/Recitation, E.K. Chapin/E.L. Hall, Sping 1957-'58; General Physics II, Prof. E.R. Lyon, Fall 1958-'59
Folder 6: Feed Technology IAdd to your cart.
Feed Technology I, Prof. Eugene R. Farrell, Fall 1958-'59
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Elements of Feed ManufacturingAdd to your cart.
Elements of Feed Manufacturing, Dr. W.H. Hasgings, Fall 1958-'59
Folder 2: Milling Entomology; Market Grading of CerealsAdd to your cart.
Milling Entomology, Dr. Donald A. Wilbur, Spring 1958-'59; Market Grading of Cereals, Prof. Howard Wilkins Fall 1958-'59
Folder 3: Principles of Accounting; Economics I; Labor EconomicsAdd to your cart.
Principles of Accountin, Harley Courtney, Summer 1958; Economics I, Dr. W.D. Fisher, Spring 1957-'58; Labor Economics Dr. W.B. Nelson, Spring 1958-'59
Folder 4: Anatomy & Physiology; Principles of FeedingAdd to your cart.
Anatomy & Physiology, Dr. Dan Upson, DVM, Fall 1959-'60; Principles of Feeding, Prof. Fred Boren, Fall 1959-'60
Folder 5: Formula Feed ManufacturingAdd to your cart.
Formula Feed Manufacturing, Dr. W.H. Hastings, Spring 1959-'60
Folder 6: Business Letter Writing; Spanish I; Money & BankingAdd to your cart.
Business Letter Writing, Prof. Dale Jones, Summer 1959; Spanish I, Manual D. Ramirez, Spring 1959-'60; Money & Banking, Prof. DeCou, Summer 1960
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Grain MarketingAdd to your cart.
Grain Marketing, Orlo Sorenson, Fall 1960-'61
Folder 2: Flour & Feed Analysis; Qualitative AnalysisAdd to your cart.
Flour & Feed Analysis, Prof. Miller, Spring 1960-'61; Qualitative Analysis, Dr. McDowell, Spring 1960-'61
Folder 3: Elements of Statistics; Sales ManagementAdd to your cart.
Elements of Statistics, Mr. Lindahl, Spring 1960-'61; Sales Management, Prof. A.A. Mulanax, Spring 1960-'61
Folder 4: History of Economic Thought; Agricultural PolicyAdd to your cart.
History of Economic Thought, Prof. H.L. French, Fall 1961-'62; Agricultural Policy, Dr. Robert J. Bevin, Fall 1961-'62
Folder 5: Statistical Methods I; Sample Survey Methods; Operations ResearchAdd to your cart.
Statistical Methods I, Dr. Wearden, Fall 1961-'62; Sample Survey Methods, Dr. Wearden, Spring 1961-'62; Operations Research, Dr. Roshan Chadda, Spring 1962-'63
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Intermediate Economic Analysis; Seminar in Agricultural EconomicsAdd to your cart.
Intermediate Economic Analysis, Prof. Smith, Fall 1962-'63; Seminar in Agricultural Economics, Dr. Leonard W. Schruban, Fall 1962-'63
Folder 2: Welfare Economics; Determinants & Matrices; Economic SystemsAdd to your cart.
Welfare Economics, Dr.J.A. Nordin, Fall 1963-'64; Determinants & Matrices, Prof. Fuller, Fall 1963-'64; Economic Systems, Dr. McCoy, Fall 1963-'64
Folder 3: Seminar in Economic ResearchAdd to your cart.
Seminar in Economic Research, Dr. Paul L. Kelley, Spring 1963-'64
Folder 4: Statistical Methods IIAdd to your cart.
Statistical Methods II, Prof. H.C. Fryer Spring 1963-'64
Folder 5: Preliminary Notes Related to Proposed Doctoral ThesisAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Midwest Feed Manufacturers Association's Feed Production School, November 12-14, 1962Add to your cart.
Contains: program documents identifying KSU Professor, Dr. Leonard W. Schruben as a program presenter, assisted by Graduate Assistant Richard D. Rees
Folder 7: Management and Manufacturing Seminar, November 18-20, 1963Add to your cart.
Contains: program documents identifying KSU Professor, Dr. Leonard W. Schruben as a program presenter, assisted by Graduate Assistant Richard D. Rees
Folder 8: Dr. Shellenberger Award: Page from Northwest Miller, May 28, 1962Add to your cart.
With article about the Association of Operative Millers presenting their first Gold Medal to Dr. John Shellenberger, Head of KSU Department of Flour and Feed Milling
Folder 9: Linear ProgrammingAdd to your cart.
Various materials related to possible graduate study applying linear programmng techniques to feed manufacturing sector
Folder 10: Warehouse Project Correspondence - Master's DegreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Warehouse Cost Center Proposed Graduate Student ProgramAdd to your cart.
Contains: materials related to proposed project to analyze feed mill warehouse costs
Folder 2: European Economic Union (Common Market) & Communist CountriesAdd to your cart.
Contains: Notes from class presentation on Russian agriculture and various publication articles about economies of Common Market and Communist countries
Folder 3: Interviews and Correspondence – Richard D. Rees Personal InformationAdd to your cart.
Contains: personal resume April 1964, letters (8) related to job interview and employment at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, letter related to possible employment at Continental Grain, applications for Graduate Assistantship and for Federal Employment, letter of acceptance to Graduate School, KSU Bulletin Graduate Catalog  Issue 1960-1961 and 1961-1962, Staff Roster Fall 1963-64 Department of Economics and Sociology, various Guidelines for Graduate Students and List of Approved Thesis Typists.
Folder 4: Master's Thesis - FinalAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Market Analysis of a Feed FirmAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Rees Master's Thesis - Early DraftsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Milling Industry BulletinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Classwork Outlines - PhD DegreeAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: College Publications; K-State MemorabiliaAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: How to Operate Your Post Slide RuleAdd to your cart.