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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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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Murray Reed Benedict papers
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1984,
    Date (bulk): bulk 1931-1961
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2009/109
    Creators : Benedict, Murray R. (Murray Reed), b. 1892
    Extent: Number of containers: 24 Cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders Linear feet: 31
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: 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.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Murray Reed Benedict Papers, BANC MSS 2009/109, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Separated Material

    Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Benedict, Murray R. (Murray Reed)--Archives
    Agriculture--Economic aspects--United States
    Agriculture--Economic aspects--California
    Faculty papers
    University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Agricultural Economics
    Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics
    Agriculture--Economic aspects--Study and teaching

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming in 2009.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the container level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by staff in 2011.

    Biographical Information

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.