R. Joseph Mutti Papers, 1943-47, 1965-69 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/27
Volume: 3.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of R. Joseph Mutti, professor of agricultural economics (1945-74), including correspondence, reports, research data, tabulations, publications and maps relating to dairying and dairy manufacturing in Illinois (1943-47) and marketing staple food crops in Sierra Leone (1965-69). The dairy plant material includes data arranged by county and community, Mutti's dissertation, correspondence with governmental agencies, farm advisers and dealers and statistical information. The Sierra Leone file includes correspondence with William O. Jones, Alfred S. Cleveland and Paul J. Stanners of the Stanford Food Research Institute which held the A.I.D. contract for a study of food marketing in tropical Africa; Dr. Mutti's publication on rice marketing and correspondence with Dunstan C. Spencer and D. N. Atere-Roberts and officials at Njala University College, the Bank of Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board, the Rice Corporation, cooperatives and the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Research files contain data on the production, transportation, marketing and pricing of rice, palm oil, groundnuts, cassava and foofoo in Freetown markets and other centers.