Alexander Gordeuk Papers: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

Chicken picture Introduction

This collection contains personal and organizational files of Alexander Gordeuk of Rahway, New Jersey. He was a member of U.S. Participation Committee, World's Poultry Congress and a staff coordinator for animal products, Merck, Sharp and Dohme Research Laboratories. The collection includes items relating to the U.S. Branch of the World Poultry Science Association and its Participation Committee's activities leading to and involvement in World's Poultry Congresses held in Mexico City, Mexico in 1958, Kiev, USSR in 1966, and Madrid, Spain in 1970. Records and minutes of the U.S. Participation Committee meetings and actions taken are part of this collection, as well as several photographs and negatives of U.S. participants. Additionally, the collection contains various brochures issued by the agencies sponsoring the different Congresses, invitations, general programs, calls for scientific papers, travel tours and numerous publications related to the host countries. There are also numerous color slides from Gordeuk's participation in Congress in Madrid.

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Container List

Box 1 of 12

U.S.A. Branch, World's Poultry Science Association Participation Committees and Material for the Host Country for the 11th World's Poultry Congress, Mexico City, Mexico, 1958.

Boxes 2 and 3 of 12

U.S.A. Branch, World's Poultry Science Association Participation Committees and Material for the Host Country for the 13th World's Poultry Congress, Kiev, USSR, 1966.

Boxes 4 through 7 of 12

U.S.A. Branch, World's Poultry Science Association Participation Committees and Material for the Host Country for the 14th World's Poultry Congress, Madrid, Spain 1970

Box 8 of 12

Personal Correspondence, 1950-80.
College notes and reports, 1940-41.
Institute of American Poultry Research Council meeting, 1963.
Monthly radio talk scripts, etc, while with Middlesex Co. Extension in Massachusetts, 1946-48
Speeches and news releases while with Poultry Extension at Purdue University

Box 9 of 12

Items related to Dr. Gordeuk's public and private positions with the poultry industry

  • Correspondence, etc. while:
    • Editor of Broiler Growing, 1950-58.
    • Editor of Turkey World, 1950-58.
    • Sales manager at Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, California, 1958-59.
  • Poultry Equipment, 1940-54.
  • Egg Production, Economics, 1943-58.

Box 10 of 12

Items related to Dr. Gordeuk's public and private positions with the poultry industry.

Broiler Production, Economics, 1949-97.
Turkey Production, Economis, 1953-59.
Feeds and Feeding, 1938-64.

Box 11 of 12

Speeches and Published Articles, 1956-97
Trip Reports on field trips, seminars, industry and association meetings, 1964-69
Fish Farming - Correspondence and Speeches, 1970.
Poultry Industry Manufacturers Council Exposition Speeches, 1968-70.
Miscellaneous Poultry Materials, 1949-70.

Box 12 of 12

Publications Regarding Poultry:

  • Associations: 1960-70
    • American Farm Bureau Association
    • American Feed Manufacturers Association
    • Institute of American Poultry Industries
    • Indiana State Poultry Association
    • National Turkey Federation
    • Northeast Poultry Producers Council
    • United Egg Producers
  • Breeders: 1955-61
    • Hy-line Poultry Farms
    • Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms
  • College and State Agencies: 1960-67
    • California Extension Service
    • Ontario Department of Agriculture
    • Pennsylvania State University
    • Purdue University
  • Feedstuffs: 1953-60
    • Hales and Hunter
    • Purina
    • Ultra Life
    • Wirthmore
  • Pharmaceuticals: 1963-70
    • Dr. Salsbury
    • Merck
    • Whitmoyer
  • Publishers: 1961
    • Watt Publishing Co.
  • Russian Language Publications: 1967-68