Lee Frederick Schrader Collection: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

Lee Frederick Schrader Collection: American Poultry Historical Society Papers Introduction

This collection contains the personal papers of Lee Frederick Schrader from the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Experiment Station, Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. Materials include over 800 detached reports, booklets, reprints, etc., of economic studies concerning the poultry industry which were made by over 400 individual American and foreign scientists and organizations. The series of research studies were reported between 1950 and 1996 and covered major categories of the industry, including eggs, broilers, turkeys, and hatcheries, as well as numerous feasibility studies.

An author's index file is also included, which details the co-authors, the scope of each study, and where it was conducted. The 40 plus sub-subject category of the report of each study and its location in the collection, is also given.


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