Franklin J. Reiss Papers, 1919-1987
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Brief Description:

Papers of Franklin J. Reiss, Professor of Agricultural Economics (1945-80), including correspondence; subject files; research records; publications; unpublished papers and speeches; notes from interviews; lease forms; materials used in conferences and workshops; college and departmental committee files; and files connected with organizations including the Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and the North Central Land Tenure Research Committee.  Subjects covered include farm accounts; farm management; farm tenancy analysis; leasing of farm land, buildings, equipment, and livestock; farmland values and sales; landlord earnings; problems in getting established in farming; father-son agreements and characteristics of successful farmers.

Some correspondence arranged alphabetically by subject within a given year.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 8/4/33
Created by: Reiss, Franklin J.
Volume: 11.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/27/81
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Arrangement: By type of material and alphabetical or chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Agricultural Economics Department
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
Faculty Papers
Farm Appraisal
Farm Life
Farm Management
Farm Management Research
Farm Management Service
Farm Tenancy
Land Appraisers
Land Sales
Land Tenure
Land Use
Land Values and Appraisal
North Central Regional Agricultural Research
Genres/Forms of Material
Farm Accounts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]