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Guide to the Stanford University, Food Research Institute, Records
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Description
Records include correspondence of William O. Jones and others, 1960s-80s; grant files; departmental files, 1920s-70s; funding records; photographs; and other materials, including two passports of Alonzo E. Taylor, 1916-17.
Background
The Food Research Institute at Stanford was founded in 1921 for the study of worldwide problems of food supply, distribution, and consumption. William O. Jones was its executive secretary from 1955 to 1962 and became the Director in 1964. The Institute was closed in June 1998.
Extent
40 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
Access: personnel files are not available to researchers.