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Archive Locations of Rural Sociologists

 

 

The following is a list of finding aids and other resources related to the archives of various rural sociologists and others

associated with the Rural Sociological Society. 

 

The entries are presented in no particular order.  Most often, it is the order in which they were found.

 

This list is a continual work in progress.  If you know of the location of the papers of rural sociologists (even if the

finding aid or other information is not available online), please email the RSS Historian.

 

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                                                                                Alphabetical list

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lowry Nelson Collection

COLL MSS 17

Utah State University Libraries

http://library.usu.edu/Specol/manuscript/collms17.html

 

The Lowry Nelson Papers

http://db3-sql.staff.library.utah.edu/lucene/Manuscripts/null/Ms0115.xml/ContainerList

 

 

 

Arthur Franklin Raper Papers, 1913-1979

Collection Number: 03966

University of North Carolina

http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/r/Raper,Arthur_Franklin.html

 

 

 

 

Charles P. Loomis papers -  Ms 0442 

New Mexico State University Archives

http://archives.nmsu.edu/rghc/manuscriptnumbers.htm

 

 

 

 

Pitirim A. Sorokin Collection at the University of Saskatchewan Special Collections

http://library2.usask.ca/sorokin/

 

The following archival records have been digitized and are available online:

Box 8. VIII. I. 1.  Basran, (Dr.) G. S.

Correspondence re preparation to secure the nomination of Sorokin for the presidency of the

American Sociological Association. Most of the correspondence seems to have been circulated

among the following sociologists: C.A. Anderson, W.Firely, H. Blumer, Chas P. Loomis,

William H Sewell, Dudley Duncan, R.K. Merton and T. Lynn Smith.

Basran seems to have been the collector of this correspondence.

http://cdm201201.cdmhost.com/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/p201201coll4&CISOPTR=1143&REC=2

 

 

 

 

 

Kenyon L. Butterfield Papers, 1889-1945

Collection number: RG 3/1

Special Collections and University Archives

W.E.B. Du Bois Library

University of Massachusetts Amherst

http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/umass/murg3_1_b88_main.html

 

President Kenyon L. Butterfield

Selected Records Related to Women's Education at Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1906-1924

http://clio.fivecolleges.edu/umass/3-1president/

 

 

 

 

 

Frysinger, Grace E., ca. 1885-1973. Papers, 1919-1956

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Harvard University

 

http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~sch00589

 

 

 

 

 

T. Lynn Smith Papers.

Special and Area Studies Collections

George A. Smathers Libraries University of Florida 

http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/archome/MS15.html

 

 

T. Lynn Smith Photograph Collection.

Rocky Mountain Online Archive

Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.

 

http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=nmu1pict000-418.xml

 

 

T. Lynn Smith Papers, 1929-1976.

Rocky Mountain Online Archive

The University of New Mexico, University Libraries, Center for Southwest Research

 

http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=nmu1mss418bc.xml

 

Inventory of the T. Lynn Smith Papers, 1929-1976

http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=nmu1mss418bc.xml

 

Inventory of the T. Lynn Smith Photograph Collection, 1930-1970

http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=nmu1pict000-418.xml

 

 

T. Lynn Smith Pamphlet Collection Guide

University of New Mexico. Lobo Vault

http://repository.unm.edu/handle/1928/10740

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Cleveland Taylor Papers, 1920-1969

Collection Number: 3230

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

Cornell University Library

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/ead/htmldocs/RMM03230.html

 

 

 

 

BERTRAND (ALVIN LEE) PAPERS

(Mss 4787)

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collection

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University

http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/findaid/b4787.html

 

Bertrand, Alvin Lee, 1918-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1995.

5 sound cassettes (7.5 hours), Transcript (276 p.). Location: L:4700.0524. LSU alumnus and Boyd professor of

Sociology/Rural Sociology. Bertrand discusses growing up in rural La. and the French language and Cajun culture.

He also discusses rural sociology and La. agriculture. He describes the LSU campus in 1936 and details his long

association with LSU and the Sociology Department. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0524.

https://lsu.louislibraries.org:5203/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/0/0/123/

 

 

 

 

 

Olaf Larson Papers

Collection Number: 21-33-1791

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

Cornell University Library

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/ead/htmldocs/RMA01791.html

 

 

 

 

Homer Hitt COLLECTION of Editorial Cartoons

(Mss 308)

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

http://library.uno.edu/specialcollections/inventories/308.htm

 

Hitt Scrapbooks COLLECTION

(Mss 290)

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

http://library.uno.edu/specialcollections/inventories/290.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Selz C. Mayo Papers, 1936 - 1963

MC 00160

NC State Univeristy

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/mc00160/

 

 

 

 

 

C. Horace Hamilton Papers, 1920s-1970s

Collection Number: 04344

The Southern Historical Collection at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library

University of North Carolina

http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/h/Hamilton,C.Horace.html

 

(6 photographs of Horace Hamilton are available in the University Archives Photograph Collection. 

Search term: Hamilton, C. Horace (Charles Horace), 1901-1977.)

 

Charles Horace Hamilton Papers, 1930 1967

MC 00159

Archival Collections

North Carolina State University

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/mc00159

 

 

 

 

 

Guide to the Dwight Sanderson Papers, 1894-1960

Collection Number: 21-33-73

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

Cornell University Library

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/ead/htmldocs/RMA00073.html

 

 

 

 

 

Nathan L. Whetten Papers

Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

http://doddcenter.uconn.edu/findaids/Whetten/MSS19970131.html#d0e164

 

 

 

 

 

GARNETT, WILLIAM E. (1886-1970). PAPERS, 1936-69,

Ms73-011

Guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Manuscript Collections

Special Collections

University Libraries

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Tech

http://spec.lib.vt.edu/specgen/facintro.htm

 

 

 

 

 

TATE, LELAND BURNDINE (1905-). PAPERS, 1940-57.

Ms56-004

Guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Manuscript Collections

Special Collections

University Libraries

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Tech

http://spec.lib.vt.edu/specgen/facintro.htm

 

 

 

 

 

UMC; College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Faculty Papers

Record Group: 3 C, Record Sub-Group: 31

Series 19. -C:3/31/NP (A00-76)

University Archives

University of Missouri at Columbia

http://muarchives.missouri.edu/c-rg3-s31.html

 

 

 

 

 

UMC; College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Faculty Papers

Record Group: 3 C, Record Sub-Group: 31

Series 8. - C:3/31/4 (A75-14)

University Archives

University of Missouri at Columbia

http://muarchives.missouri.edu/c-rg3-s31.html

 

State Historical Society of Missouri

Lively, Charles E., Papers, c. 1909-1966, (WUNP3740)

Lively, Mrs. Charles E., "A History of the First 20 Years of the Resident Wives Club, 1941-1961", (C3534)

 

http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/descriptions/desc-mu

 

 

 

 

 

State Historical Society of Missouri

Kaufman, Harold F. (1911-1990), Papers, ca. 1925-1983 (C3986)

 

 http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/invent/3986.html

 

 

 

 

 

State Historical Society of Missouri

Ensminger, Douglas (1910-1989), Papers, (WUNP5230)

 

http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/descriptions/desc-mu

 

 

 

 

 

University of North Dakota

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections

Chester Fritz Library

 

http://webapp.und.edu/dept/library/Collections/og48

 

 

 

 

 

Collection 2100 - M. L. Wilson Papers, 1913-1970

Montana State University

Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections

 

http://www.lib.montana.edu/collect/spcoll/findaid/2100.html

 

 

 

 

 

Helen C. Abell Collection

University of Guelph Library

Archival and Special Collections

University of Guelph

ON, Canada

 

http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/resources/archival_&_special_collections/the_collections/

digital_collections/agriculture/helen_c_abell_collection.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Professor, Rural Sociology

Dept. of Community and Leadership Development, University of Kentucky

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