Garret L. Jordan Papers, 1930-1961 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/25
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Garret L. Jordan (1896-1969), professor of agricultural economics (1938-1960), who specialized in the behavior of agricultural prices and demand for agricultural products, including memorial and family genealogy; publications (1930-58) and texts of speeches (1938-60) concerning agricultural prices and economic conditions; correspondence concerning private consulting work in commodity forecasting and the study of milk consumption and marketing; reports to Dawe's Laboratories as economic consultant; contracts, outlines and reports of University-government research projects in agricultural economics; research data (1910-62), including graphs, charts and government market reports; papers related to Jordan's hobby of hybrid rose gardening, including correspondence with nurseries, an article on rose gardening, a chart of garden plots and plant lists with publications of gardening clubs and correspondence relating to granting of graduate fellowships in agricultural economics and lists of candidates.