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Finding Aid to the Murray Reed Benedict Papers, 1905-1984, bulk 1931-1961
BANC MSS 2009/109  
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Description
The Murray R. Benedict Papers document Benedict's career as a professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of California, Berkeley from 1931 to 1961. Included in the papers are course materials, subject files, information on his committee work and publications. A small amount of personal material is also included in the collection.
Background
Murray Reed Benedict was born in 1882 in Wisconsin. Benedict received his B.S. degree at the University of Washington. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1931 at which point he joined the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley. He taught Agricultural Economics at the University of California until his retirement in 1961. Dr. Benedict died in 1980.
Extent
Number of containers: 24 Cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders Linear feet: 31
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.