MC 00312 Guide to the Ralph W. Cummings Papers, 1840-2001

The collection is divided into three main series: Personal Papers, Photographs, and Professional Papers.The Personal Papers are further divided into three subseries: Cummings Family Papers, Ralph W. Cummings Personal Correspondence, and Ralph W. Cummings Personal Documents.The Professional Papers are further divided into three subseries: Correspondence, Writing, and Research and Related Papers. Some correspondence and writing is found in the Research and Related Papers as well.Substantial overlap exists in the subjects and persons found in the Personal and Professional series.
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This series contains the personal and legal documents and correspondence of Ralph W. Cummings as well as the extended Cummings family. A significant portion of the family papers were generated by Ralph W Cummings' brother Robert Cummings and his niece Gloria Cummings. Also included are legal papers and land deeds dating into the first half of the 19th century. Cummings' personal correspondence includes letters written to his family as well as friends and work associates. The documents include news clippings related to his work, travel and family. There are some letters in the documents subseries and there is also some overlap between the Personal Papers series and the Professional Papers.
Cummings Family Papers, 1840-1995
[Box 1, Folder 1] Robert L Cummings letters concerning Gloria Cummings and Frances De Graaff, 1959-1981
[Box 1, Folder 2] Robert L Cummings letters to Gloria Cummings and Frances De Graaff, 1959-1981
[Box 1, Folder 3] Gloria Cummings letters to Mrs. J Cortada (maternal grandmother), 1960-1962
[Box 1, Folder 4] Gloria Cummings report cards, 1947-1954
[Box 1, Folder 5] Robert Cummings correspondence with Ralph W Cummings, 1937-1941
[Box 1, Folder 6] Robert Cummings family papers, certificates and photographs, 1907-1966
[Box 1, Folder 7] Family correspondence concerning estate, 1949-1999
[Box 1, Folder 8] William Cummings estate, 1900-1958
[Box 2, Folder 1] Extended family correspondence, 1947-1990
[Box 2, Folder 2] A. G. and Gladys MacWilliams Estate, 1954-1995
[Box 2, Folder 3] Housekeepers accounts for "mother and father,", 1945-1946
[Box 2, Folder 4] William Cummings (brother), Rockville Centre, New York, 1938-1939
[Box 2, Folder 5] William Cummings (father), Reidsville, North Carolina tax records, 1948-1953
[Box 2, Folder 6] William Cummings (father), Reidsville, North Carolina, estate, 1953-1957
[Box 2, Folder 7] Gladys MacWilliams estate, 1962-1979
[Box 2, Folder 8] "Violets to Greet You" printed book, circa. 1900
[Box 2, Folder 9] William Cummings autograph book, 1988
[Box 2, Folder 10] Unidentified photographs, circa 1890
[Box 73, Folder 1] William Cummings estate, 1900-1954
[Flat File 1] Deeds and legal papers (1 of 2), 1840-1920
[Flat File 2] Deeds and legal papers (2 of 2), 1840-1920
Ralph W. Cummings Personal Correspondence, 1940-1998
[Box 3, Folder 1] Personal correspondence, 1942-1949
[Box 3, Folder 2] Personal correspondence, 1954-1955
[Box 3, Folder 3] Correspondence, 1954-1969
[Box 3, Folder 4] Correspondence - transfer from Peru to India, 1956
[Box 3, Folder 5] Cummings correspondence "vol. II", 1956-1957
[Box 3, Folder 6] Correspondence, 1960-1984
[Box 3, Folder 7] "RWC Personal", 1960-1966
[Box 4, Folder 1] Family correspondence, 1961-1965
[Box 4, Folder 2] RWC Personal correspondence, 1963-1968
[Box 4, Folder 3] Correspondence - Transfer from India to NYC, 1965-1966
[Box 4, Folder 4] Correspondence with University of California at Riverside, 1965-1966
[Box 4, Folder 5] Personal correspondence, 1967-1971
[Box 4, Folder 6] Personal correspondence, 1969 May - December
[Box 4, Folder 7] Personal correspondence, 1969 Jan- April
[Box 5, Folder 1] Correspondence, 1969
[Box 5, Folder 2] Correspondence, 1970
[Box 5, Folder 3] Correspondence (1 of 2), 1975-1977
[Box 5, Folder 4] Correspondence (2 of 2), 1975-1977
[Box 5, Folder 5] Correspondence, 1982-1985
[Box 5, Folder 6] Correspondence Golden Wedding Anniversary, 1986
[Box 5, Folder 7] Correspondence Bhyravabhotla Radhakrishna Murty, 1986-1989
[Box 5, Folder 8] 80th Birthday Messages, 1991
[Box 5, Folder 9] Personal correspondence, 1998
Ralph W. Cummings Personal Documents, 1926-2001
[Box 5, Folder 10] Patti Hardee, Fayetteville Academy Work Project, 1986
[Box 5, Folder 11] Family writings William and Ralph Jr, 1966-1969
[Box 6, Folder 1] India with family, 1990
[Box 6, Folder 2] India mementos cards and pictures, 1977
[Box 6, Folder 3] Menus and invitations, 1970-1985
[Box 6, Folder 4] Photographs, 1974
[Box 6, Folder 5] Testimonials, 1991
[Box 6, Folder 6] Mary- favorite quotations, 1950-1989
[Box 6, Folder 7] Friends' obituaries, 1982-1992
[Box 6, Folder 8] Mary P Cummings - death, 1989
[Box 6, Folder 9] Ralph Cummings interview questions and audiotape, 2001
[Box 6, Folder 10] Cummings family clippings, 1950-1980
[Box 6, Folder 11] Ohio State University graduate school admissions, 1933-1953
[Box 6, Folder 12] Certificates and Awards, 1931-1971
[Box 7, Folder 1] NCSU Agronomy outstanding alumni award plaque, 1997
[Box 7, Folder 2] Ohio State Distinguished Service Award Plaque, 1970
[Box 7, Folder 3] Citations, 1938-1970
[Box 7, Folder 4] Letters of departure from Rockefeller Foundation assignment in India, 1966
[Box 7, Folder 5] Clippings (1 of 3), 1938-1980
[Box 7, Folder 6] Clippings (2 of 3), 1938-1980
[Box 8, Folder 1] Clippings (3 of 3), 1938-1980
[Box 8, Folder 2] Sebastian family Father-Son farm agreement, 1954
[Box 8, Folder 3] Jesse Sebastian correspondence from Johnston Youth Center, 1970-1971
[Box 8, Folder 4] Residence 812 Rosemont Ave Raleigh, North Carolina, 1960-1974
[Box 8, Folder 5] Insurance, 1952-1970
[Box 8, Folder 6] Ralph and Eunice Cummings Medical Records (1 of 3), 1998-2000
[Box 8, Folder 7] Ralph and Eunice Cummings Medical Records (2 of 3), 1998-2000
[Box 8, Folder 8] Ralph and Eunice Cummings Medical Records (3 of 3), 1998-2000
[Box 8, Folder 9] Residence 2M 165 West End Avenue New York, NY, 1967-1968
[Box 12, Folder 1] Ralph Cummings Jr "The Future of India's Agriculture and Implications of the Green Revolution" (1 of 3), 1971
[Box 12, Folder 2] Ralph Cummings Jr "The Future of India's Agriculture and Implications of the Green Revolution" (2 of 3), 1971
[Box 12, Folder 3] Ralph Cummings Jr "The Future of India's Agriculture and Implications of the Green Revolution" (3 of 3), 1971
[Box 12, Folder 4] Early clippings, 1940-1969
[Box 12, Folder 5] Menus - Indonesia, 1969-1970
[Box 12, Folder 6] Awards and certificates, 1924-1999
[Box 12, Folder 7] RWC tributes, 1953-1991
[Box 12, Folder 8] Early academic awards, 1928-1938
[Box 12, Folder 9] North Carolina Retired Senior Executives Program, 1982
[Box 8, Folder 9] Residence at 110 The Midway, Ithaca, New York, 1941-1943
[Flat File 3] Awards and certificates, oversized, 1924-1982
The Photographs series consists primarily of color slides taken during Cummings' professional travels. There are images of conferences, crop research, and professional associates as well as landscape, travel portraits, still objects, personal and familial subjects. Also included are black and white prints of Cummings and associates in China.
[Box 9, Folder 1] Slides - China, 1979
[Box 9, Folder 2] Slides - Indonesia, 1969-1970
[Box 9, Folder 3] Slides - field problems of tropical rice, circa. 1970
[Box 9, Folder 4] Slides - Rockefeller Foundation Indian Agriculture program slides, 1964-1972
[Box 9, Folder 5] Unlabeled slides box 1, [196?]
[Box 9, Folder 6] Unlabeled slides box 2, 1977
[Box 9, Folder 7] Unlabeled slides box 3, [1956-1977?]
[Box 9, Folder 8] Loose slides various locations: India, Peru, Indonesia, unknown, crop shots, diagrams, 1954-1977
[Box 9, Folder 9] Slides - New York, New England, Canada, 1941
[Box 9, Folder 10] Slides- Jamaica, 1951
[Box 9, Folder 11] Slides - Europe, [1950-1977?]
[Box 10, Folder 1] Slides - crops, unidentified locations, [1965-1966
[Box 10, Folder 2] Slides - Jerusalem, [1956-1977?]
[Box 10, Folder 3] India game hunting and wedding slides, 1956-1967
[Box 10, Folder 4] Slides - Bullfighting, Spain, 1964
[Box 10, Folder 5] Slides - Peru (1 of 2), 1956
[Box 10, Folder 6] Slides - Peru (2 of 2), 1956
[Box 10, Folder 7] Slides - India scenes, Republic Bay, Misc., 1956
[Box 10, Folder 8] Slides - India wheat (1 of 2), 1956
[Box 11, Folder 1] Slides - India wheat (2 of 2), 1956
[Box 11, Folder 2] Slides - family, 1955
[Box 11, Folder 3] Slides - India, ICRISAT, IIRI, Indonesia, 1956-1972
[Box 11, Folder 4] Nigeria, Moscow, Peru, Flowers, [1956-1977?]
[Box 11, Folder 5] ILCA Slide Set, [1956-1980?]
[Box 11, Folder 6] Slides - Various International Subjects (1 of 3), [1950-1980?]
[Box 11, Folder 7] Slides - Various International Subjects (2 of 3), [1950-1980?]
[Box 11, Folder 8] Slides - Various International Subjects (3 of 3), [1950-1980?]
[Box 11, Folder 9] Black and White photos from China, [1970s?]
The Professional Papers series comprises the largest part of the collection, with the bulk of the material falling between 1976 and 1982. The Correspondence subseries contains letters concerning various research projects and administrative issues as well as planning for conferences and consortia. Correspondence is organized alphabetically in some cases and chronologically in others. Whenever possible the original order was maintained. Professional Writings contains academic papers, notes, and speeches written by Cummings over the course of his career. The items in the Research and Related Series contain notes, correspondence, writings by Cummings as well as other academic and professional researchers working in the fields of agronomy, soil science, and various other areas of agricultural education. This subseries also contains administrative papers associated with the numerous organizations with which Cummings was affiliated, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the International Rice Research Institute (IRII), the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the International Irrigation Management Institute, Rotary International, and the Rotary Club of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Professional Correspondence, 1970-1990
[Box 13, Folder 1] A, 1970-1980
[Box 13, Folder 2] B, 1977-1981
[Box 13, Folder 3] C, 1977-1981
[Box 13, Folder 4] F, 1977-1981
[Box 13, Folder 5] G, 1977-1981
[Box 13, Folder 6] G-I, 1980-1982
[Box 13, Folder 7] H, 1977-1981
[Box 13, Folder 8] I, 1977-1981
[Box 14, Folder 1] J-L, 1980-1982
[Box 14, Folder 2] J-L, 1978-1992
[Box 14, Folder 3] L, 1978-1980
[Box 14, Folder 4] M, 1977-1981
[Box 14, Folder 5] M-N (1 of 2), 1980-1981
[Box 14, Folder 6] M-N (2 of 2), 1980-1981
[Box 14, Folder 7] O, 1977-1981
[Box 14, Folder 8] P, 1977-1981
[Box 14, Folder 8] R, 1977-1981
[Box 15, Folder 1] S (1 of 2), 1977-1982
[Box 15, Folder 2] S (2 of 2), 1977-1982
[Box 15, Folder 3] R-T, 1980-1982
[Box 15, Folder 4] U, 1979-1981
[Box 15, Folder 5] V, 1977-1981
[Box 15, Folder 6] U-W, 1981-1982
[Box 15, Folder 7] W, 1977-1981
[Box 15, Folder 8] X-Z, 1980-1981
[Box 16, Folder 1] Chronological file 1977, 1977
[Box 16, Folder 2] Chronological file 1978 (1 of 2), 1978
[Box 16, Folder 3] Chronological file 1978 (2 of 2), 1978
[Box 16, Folder 4] Chronological file 1979 (1 of 3), 1979
[Box 16, Folder 5] Chronological file 1979 (2 of 3), 1979
[Box 16, Folder 6] Chronological file 1979 (3 of 3), 1979
[Box 17, Folder 1] Chronological file 1980 (1 of 3), 1980
[Box 17, Folder 2] Chronological file 1980 (2 of 3), 1980
[Box 17, Folder 3] Chronological file 1980 (3 of 3), 1980
[Box 17, Folder 4] Chronological file 1981 (1 of 3), 1981
[Box 17, Folder 5] Chronological file 1981 (2 of 3), 1981
[Box 17, Folder 6] Chronological file 1981 (3 of 3), 1981
[Box 18, Folder 1] Chronological file 1982 (1 of 2), 1982
[Box 18, Folder 2] Chronological file 1982 (2 of 2), 1982
[Box 18, Folder 3] Chronological file 1983 (1 of 2), 1983
[Box 18, Folder 4] Chronological file 1983 (2 of 2), 1983
[Box 18, Folder 5] Chronological file 1984 (1 of 2), 1984
[Box 18, Folder 6] Chronological file 1984 (2 of 2), 1984
[Box 18, Folder 7] Chronological file 1985 (1 of 2), 1985
[Box 18, Folder 8] Chronological file 1985 (2 of 2), 1985
[Box 19, Folder 1] Chronological file 1986 (1 of 3), 1986
[Box 19, Folder 2] Chronological file 1986 (2 of 3), 1986
[Box 19, Folder 3] Chronological file 1986 (3 of 3), 1986
[Box 19, Folder 4] Chronological file 1987 (1 of 2), 1987
[Box 19, Folder 5] Chronological file 1987 (2 of 2), 1987
[Box 19, Folder 6] Chronological file 1988 (1 of 2), 1988
[Box 19, Folder 7] Chronological file 1988 (2 of 2), 1988
[Box 19, Folder 8] Chronological file 1989 (1 of 2), 1989
[Box 20, Folder 1] Chronological file 1989 (2 of 2), 1989
[Box 20, Folder 2] Chronological file 1990 (1 of 2), 1990
[Box 20, Folder 3] Chronological file 1990 (2 of 2), 1990
[Box 20, Folder 4] Chronological file 1990 (2 of 2), 1990
[Box 20, Folder 5] Personal business correspondence, 1973-1976
Professional Writing, 1956-1986
[Box 20, Folder 6] Misc Peru (1 of 2), 1956-1982
[Box 20, Folder 7] Misc Peru (2 of 2), 1956-1982
[Box 20, Folder 8] Indonesia - Alternative Strategies for Agricultural Research Support to Transmigration, 1970-1981
[Box 20, Folder 9] Land Tenure and Agricultural Development, 1978
[Box 20, Folder 10] Peru Ministry of Agriculture, 1981
[Box 20, Folder 11] Indira Gandhi, speeches about, 1971
[Box 20, Folder 12] Potential for Cooperative Research and Training between the International Agricultural Research Institute and The Sudan, 1972-1986?
[Box 20, Folder 13] IARI Post Graduate School Deemed University Proposal, 1963?
[Box 20, Folder 14] International Soil Science Congress Edmonton, Canada, 1978
[Box 20, Folder 15] Farming Systems of the Dry, Semi-arid and Seasonally Dry Climate Regions and Potentials for Their Development, 1978
Research and Related Materials, 1952-1997
[Box 21, Folder 6] Farming Systems, 1976-1979
[Box 21, Folder 1] Potential for Cooperative Research and Training between the International Agricultural Research Institute and The Sudan, 1972-1986?
[Box 21, Folder 2] Agricultural Research and Research Information in West Africa, 1984
[Box 21, Folder 3] World Bank West Africa Agricultural Research (WAAR) Sahel Sector Bently and Oullette (1 of 3), 1986
[Box 21, Folder 4] World Bank West Africa Agricultural Research (WAAR) Sahel Sector Bently and Oullette (2 of 3), 1986
[Box 21, Folder 5] World Bank West Africa Agricultural Research (WAAR) Sahel Sector by Bently and Oullette (3 of 3), 1986
[Box 21, Folder 6] West Africa Tree Crops Green and Watson, 1986
[Box 21, Folder 7] West Africa Livestock Preliminary on Strategy by R. E. McDowell, 1986
[Box 21, Folder 8] West Africa Research Review Appendices, 1985-1986
[Box 21, Folder 9] CGIAR TAC mission to ILCA, 1979-1981
[Box 22, Folder 1] ILRAD, 1979-1982
[Box 22, Folder 2] India - Agricultural Research Project World Bank (1 of 2), 1975-1978
[Box 22, Folder 3] India - Agricultural Research Project, World Bank (2 of 2), 1975-1978
[Box 22, Folder 4] Indonesia Project Paper Revision for Agricultural Research Project, 1977-1979
[Box 22, Folder 5] International Assistance for Strengthening National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) (1 of 4), 1974-1981
[Box 22, Folder 6] International Assistance for Strengthening National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) (2 of 4), 1974-1981
[Box 23, Folder 1] International Assistance for Strengthening National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) (3 of 4), 1974-1981
[Box 23, Folder 2] International Assistance for Strengthening National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) (4 of 4), 1974-1981
[Box 23, Folder 3] International Rice Research Institute, 1975-1981
[Box 33, Folder 4] Jamaica Mission, 1951
[Box 23, Folder 5] Japan Tsokuba Seminar, 1980
[Box 23, Folder 6] Agricultural Development Council, 1971-1979
[Box 23, Folder 7] Agricultural Development Council Information Systems Seminar, 1978
[Box 23, Folder 8] Asian Development Bank, 1979-1980
[Box 23, Folder 9] Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities (AAACU) Newsletters, 1977-1979
[Box 23, Folder 10] Biology Identification and Control of Root-knot Nematodes, 1978
[Box 24, Folder 1] NCSU Blue Bulletins, 1977-1979
[Box 24, Folder 3] Ecuador- Background Information for Development Projects, 1977
[Box 24, Folder 4] Hawaii Resource Systems Institute - East West Center, 1979
[Box 24, Folder 5] India Development Service (IDS), 1977-1978?
[Box 24, Folder 6] International Foundation for Science, 1981
[Box 24, Folder 7] India Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), 1964
[Box 24, Folder 8] India Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), 1964 - 1978
[Box 24, Folder 9] India Research League of America, 1978
[Box 24, Folder 10] The Land Institute, 1980-1982
[Box 24, Folder 11] United States Department of Agriculture, 1981
[Box 24, Folder 12] Land Tenure Center Newsletters, 1977
[Box 24, Folder 13] MacArthur Foundation (1 of 3), 1980-1981
[Box 25, Folder 1] MacArthur Foundation (2 of 3), 1980-1981
[Box 25, Folder 2] MacArthur Foundation (3 of 3), 1980-1981
[Box 25, Folder 3] Marcus Wallberg Prize, 1972
[Box 25, Folder 4] IADS Nepal Assignment, 1977
[Box 25, Folder 5] Ohio State Agronomy Newsletter, 1984
[Box 25, Folder 6] Research Foundation Ohio State University Board of Directors, 1968-1971
[Box 25, Folder 7] CGIAR Tac Study on Plant Nutrition (1 of 2), 1981-198?
[Box 25, Folder 8] CGIAR Tac Study on Plant Nutrition (2 of 2), 1981-198?
[Box 26, Folder 1] Plan Puebla Mexico, 1967-1972
[Box 26, Folder 2] CGIAR Statement on Plant Breeders Rights, 1982
[Box 26, Folder 3] CGIAR Priorities for International Support to Agricultural Research in Developing Countries (1 of 2), 1973-1979
[Box 26, Folder 4] CGIAR Priorities for International Support to Agricultural Research in Developing Countries (2 of 2), 1973-1979
[Box 26, Folder 5] North Carolina Agriculture Experiment Station Research Administration Search for Assistant Director, 1953-1954
[Box 26, Folder 6] Upland Rice (1 of 2), 1979-1980
[Box 26, Folder 7] Upland Rice (2 of 2), 1979-1980
[Box 26, Folder 8] Rockefeller Foundation Publication (1 of 2), 1913-1987
[Box 27, Folder 1] Rockefeller Foundation Publication (2 of 2), 1913-1987
[Box 27, Folder 2] Rockefeller Foundation Correspondence (1 of 2), 1975-1979
[Box 27, Folder 3] Rockefeller Foundation Correspondence (2 of 2), 1975-1979
[Box 27, Folder 4] Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, 1988
[Box 27, Folder 5] Rotary Foundation International Peace Scholarships, 1984-1988
[Box 27, Folder 6] Rotary Foundation Freedom from Hunger Scholarships, 1988
[Box 27, Folder 7] Rotary International 3H Projects Famine Relief and Water Resources in Ethiopia, 1986-1992
[Box 27, Folder 8] Rotary Foundation Printed Materials, 1980-1992
[Box 27, Folder 9] Rotary Foundation Correspondence, 1990-1992
[Box 28, Folder 1] Rotary Foundation Correspondence, 1952
[Box 28, Folder 2] Rotary International Annual Convention Paris, France (1 of 2), 1953
[Box 28, Folder 3] Rotary International Annual Convention Paris, France (2 of 2), 1953
[Box 28, Folder 4] Rotary Volunteers, 1992-1993
[Box 28, Folder 5] Rotary Club of Raleigh, North Carolina, 1984-1993
[Box 28, Folder 6] Correspondence with Rotary Chapters, 1982-1985
[Box 28, Folder 7] Rotary International Ecuador Agricultural Training, 1983-1985
[Box 29, Folder 1] Rotary International Ethiopia (1 of 2), 1980-1993
[Box 29, Folder 2] Rotary International Ethiopia (2 of 2), 1980-1993
[Box 29, Folder 3] Shastri memorial lecture, 1979
[Box 29, Folder 4] International Soybean Institute, 1980?
[Box 29, Folder 5] Dr. Leslie Swindale honorary degree, 1990
[Box 29, Folder 6] Rotary Club of Raleigh (1 of 2), 1951-1953
[Box 29, Folder 7] Rotary Club of Raleigh (2 of 2), 1951-1953
[Box 29, Folder 8] Rotary Club Committee Plan Handbook "Mr. President This Is Your Year', 1953-1954
[Box 29, Folder 9] Rotary Club of Raleigh meeting minutes, 1953-1954
[Box 30, Folder 1] CGIAR TAC secretariat 29 July, 1977
[Box 30, Folder 2] CGIAR TAC 23rd Meeting Manila 30 October, 1980
[Box 30, Folder 3] CGIAR TAC 24th Meeting (1 of 2), 1980
[Box 30, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC 24th Meeting (2 of 2), 1980
[Box 30, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC 25th Meeting, 1981
[Box 30, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC meeting/ secretariats 1-10, 1971-1975
[Box 30, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC meeting 13, 1976
[Box 30, Folder 8] CGIAR TAC meeting 14, 1976
[Box 30, Folder 8] CGIAR TAC meeting 14, 1976
[Box 30, Folder 9] CGIAR TAC meeting 15, 1977
[Box 31, Folder 1] CGIAR TAC meeting 16, 1977
[Box 31, Folder 2] CGIAR TAC meeting 17 (1 of 2), 1977
[Box 31, Folder 3] CGIAR TAC meeting 17 (2 of 2), 1977
[Box 31, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC meeting 19, 1978
[Box 31, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC Summations (1 of 2), 1978-1981
[Box 31, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC Summations (2 of 2), 1978-1981
[Box 31, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC Stripe Analysis of the Off-Campus Activities of the International agricultural Research Center, 1980
[Box 31, Folder 8] CGIAR TAC Role and Working Procedures, 1979
[Box 31, Folder 9] Furtick, William R. - Taro Problems and Potentials, 1978
[Box 32, Folder 1] Turkey-Wheat Research Proposal Rockefeller Center, 1968
[Box 32, Folder 2] Vegetable research, 1977-1978
[Box 32, Folder 3] Vietnam, 1972
[Box 32, Folder 4] Ohio State University Research Foundation, 1970-1972
[Box 32, Folder 5] American Society of Agronomy (1 of 2), 1970-1971
[Box 32, Folder 6] American Society of Agronomy (2 of 2), 1970-1971
[Box 32, Folder 7] American Chemical Society, 1969
[Box 32, Folder 8] Alpha Zeta Alumni, 1971
[Box 32, Folder 9] Ford Foundation, 1969-1971
[Box 32, Folder 10] WARDA Quinquennial review, 1977-1979
[Box 32, Folder 11] WARDA, 1979-1980
[Box 33, Folder 1] ICRAF 10th Anniversary Program (1 of 2), 1987
[Box 33, Folder 2] ICRAF 10th Anniversary Program (1 of 2), 1987
[Box 33, Folder 3] ISNAR Board of Trustees 1st Meeting, 1979
[Box 33, Folder 4] ICRAF Board manual, 1989-1991
[Box 33, Folder 5] IIMI 8th Internal Program (1 of 2), 1992
[Box 33, Folder 6] IIMI 8th Internal Program (2 of 2), 1992
[Box 33, Folder 7] ICRISAT Housing, 1976-1977
[Box 33, Folder 8] "India Folder", 1968
[Box 33, Folder 9] ICRISAT correspondence, 1975-1977
[Box 34, Folder 1] ICRISAT agenda notes, 1977-1978
[Box 34, Folder 2] Visit to South Korea - Rice and Wheat production notes and draft, 1968
[Box 34, Folder 3] Rockefeller Foundation correspondence, 1964-1971
[Box 34, Folder 4] Indonesia-travels and discussion with joint team IRRI and Ford Foundation, 1970
[Box 34, Folder 6] IMMI System wide initiative for water management, 1988-1998?
[Box 34, Folder 7] IMMI Governing Board correspondence, 1983-1984
[Box 34, Folder 8] IMMI Governing Board meetings, 1983-1984
[Box 34, Folder 9] IMMI Governing Board meeting minutes, 1983-1986
[Box 34, Folder 10] India, 1966-1968
[Box 35, Folder 1] CGIAR 18th TAC meeting, Rome (1 of 2), 1978
[Box 35, Folder 2] CGIAR 18th TAC meeting, Rome (2 of 2), 1978
[Box 35, Folder 3] CGIAR TAC 17th meeting/ quinquennial review (1 of 2), 1977
[Box 35, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC 17th meeting/ quinquennial review (2 of 2), 1977
[Box 35, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC 20th meeting (1 of 2), 1978
[Box 35, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC 20th meeting (2 of 2), 1978
[Box 35, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC correspondence, 1979-1980
[Box 36, Folder 1] Water Buffalo research (1 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 36, Folder 2] Water Buffalo research (2 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 36, Folder 3] World Bank correspondence, 1984-1986
[Box 36, Folder 4] World Bank travel expense records, 1984-1987
[Box 36, Folder 5] World Bank professional service accounts, 1984-1987
[Box 36, Folder 6] World Bank communication secretarial, 1985-1987
[Box 36, Folder 7] World Bank consultancy appointments, 1985-1987
[Box 36, Folder 8] Winged Bean (1 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 36, Folder 9] Winged Bean (2 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 36, Folder 10] Mayaguez Institute of Tropical Agriculture (MITA) trip report, 1979
[Box 37, Folder 1] North Carolina State University correspondence, 1977-1978
[Box 37, Folder 2] North Carolina State University correspondence, 1979-1981
[Box 37, Folder 3] North Carolina State University Sea Grant College Program, 1976
[Box 37, Folder 4] North Carolina State University Patent Policy, 1976
[Box 37, Folder 5] North Carolina State University directory, 1969-1970
[Box 37, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC appointment, 1982
[Box 37, Folder 7] emeritus professorship, 1977
[Box 37, Folder 9] India trip correspondence, 1978
[Box 37, Folder 10] Rotary Club correspondence, 1977-1978
[Box 37, Folder 11] CGIAR TAC chairmanship, 1982
[Box 37, Folder 12] CGIAR TAC membership (1 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 37, Folder 13] CGIAR TAC membership (2 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 37, Folder 14] Asian Institute for Rural Development correspondence, 1981
[Box 38, Folder 1] Asian Institute for Rural Development publications, 1981
[Box 38, Folder 2] memorandum for record of telephone conversation with Reed Hertford, the Ford Foundation, 1979
[Box 38, Folder 3] Marquis "Who's Who in the South and Southwest" application, 1981
[Box 38, Folder 4] Development assistance committee, 1981
[Box 38, Folder 5] World Bank West Africa Research Review (1 of 2), 1985-1986
[Box 38, Folder 6] World Bank West Africa Research Review (2 of 2), 1985-1986
[Box 38, Folder 7] West Africa Agricultural Research Study by Burton E. Swanson and Wade H Reeves (1 of 2), 1985
[Box 38, Folder 8] West Africa Agricultural Research Study by Burton E. Swanson and Wade H Reeves (2 of 2), 1985
[Box 39, Folder 1] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume II Summaries of National Reports, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 2] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Cape Verde, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 3] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Chad, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 4] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III The Gambia, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 5] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Mali, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 6] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Mauritania, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 7] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Niger, 1984
[Box 39, Folder 8] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III Upper Volta, 1984
[Box 40, Folder 1] Institut du Sahel (Sahel Institute) Assessment of Agricultural Research in the Sahel Volume III The Senegal, 1984
[Box 40, Folder 2] West Africa Research Review (WARR) peer review correspondence (1 of 4), 1984-1986
[Box 40, Folder 3] West Africa Research Review (WARR) peer review correspondence (2 of 4), 1984-1986
[Box 40, Folder 4] West Africa Research Review (WARR) peer review correspondence (3 of 4), 1984-1986
[Box 40, Folder 5] West Africa Research Review (WARR) peer review correspondence (4 of 4), 1984-1986
[Box 40, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC review of priorities and future strategies, 1985
[Box 40, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC priorities for international support to agricultural research in developing countries, 1976
[Box 40, Folder 8] CGIAR TAC priorities for international support to agricultural research in developing countries, 1979
[Box 41, Folder 1] Assessment of Agricultural Research Resources in the Sahel VI, 1984
[Box 41, Folder 2] West Africa forestry research (1 of 2), 1986
[Box 41, Folder 3] West Africa forestry research (2 of 2), 1986
[Box 41, Folder 4] World Bank Study Agricultural Research for West Africa (1 of 3), 1986
[Box 41, Folder 5] World Bank Study Agricultural Research for West Africa (2 of 3), 1986
[Box 41, Folder 6] World Bank Study Agricultural Research for West Africa (3 of 3), 1986
[Box 41, Folder 7] Plan for Supporting Agricultural Research and Faculties of Agriculture in West Africa - draft for discussion, 1985
[Box 42, Folder 1] Senegal Agricultural Research Project 5th Mission, 1985
[Box 42, Folder 2] Impact of Agricultural Research in tropical Africa by H. E. Jahnke, D. Kirschke and j Lageman, 1985
[Box 42, Folder 3] World Bank Review Report C. Fred Bentley 1 of 2, 1986
[Box 42, Folder 4] World Bank Review Report C. Fred Bentley 2 of 2, 1986
[Box 42, Folder 5] "Agricultural Research in the West-African Coastal Zone" - German report, 1983
[Box 42, Folder 6] West Africa - Status of Research and Technology" presentation visuals and notes, 1983?-1986?
[Box 42, Folder 7] World Bank WAARR Livestock Research, 1985
[Box 42, Folder 8] World Bank WAARR Livestock Research, 1986
[Box 42, Folder 9] Report on national Agricultural Research in West Africa by Peter Oram, IFPRI, 1986
[Box 42, Folder 10] World Bank Contonov Workshop Program Notes with Bel Abbai, 1987
[Box 43, Folder 1] West Africa Agriculture Research Review (WAARR) Chapter 6 Historical Perspectives, 1986
[Box 43, Folder 2] West Africa Bellagio conference, 1986
[Box 43, Folder 3] WAARR Anglophone Sahel Countries, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 4] WAARR Francophone Coastal Countries, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 5] Nigeria National Programs, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 6] Sierra Leone Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 7] Ghana National Program, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 8] Zaire Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 9] Togo Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 10] Ivory Coast Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 11] Guinea Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 12] Benin Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 13] Congo Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 14] Cameroon Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 15] Liberia Country Report, 1985
[Box 43, Folder 16] International Council for Research in Agroforestry - background papers (1 of 3), 1979-1984
[Box 43, Folder 17] International Council for Research in Agroforestry - background papers (2 of 3), 1979-1984
[Box 44, Folder 1] International Council for Research in Agroforestry - background papers (3 of 3), 1979-1984
[Box 44, Folder 2] WAARR Anglophone Countries Report by Leonard Shebeski and Cooenraad ter Kuile (1 of 2), 1986
[Box 44, Folder 3] WAARR Anglophone Countries Report by Leonard Shebeski and Cooenraad ter Kuile (2 of 2), 1986
[Box 44, Folder 5] Tree Crops Institute - proposal draft by John F Greenwood, 1986
[Box 44, Folder 6] WAARR Chapter 6 Section C - Tree Crops revised, 1986
[Box 44, Folder 7] West African Livestock - preliminary on strategy by R.E. McDowell, 1986
[Box 45, Folder 1] West African Research Review Appendices, 1985-1986
[Box 45, Folder 2] National Agricultural Research West Africa Sahelian Countries, 1985-1986
[Box 45, Folder 3] WAARR Chapter 6 Section E Livestock - draft, 1987
[Box 45, Folder 4] Forestry Research in Eastern and Southern Africa - report to World Bank, 1986
[Box 45, Folder 5] WAARR draft review comments by Howard Elliot, [1986?]
[Box 45, Folder 6] ISNAR - - Special Program for African Agricultural Research (SPAARS) guidelines for strengthening National Agriculture Research Systems (NARS) - draft, 1986
[Box 45, Folder 7] Tree Crops - Ollinger Report, 1985
[Box 45, Folder 8] National Agricultural Research West Africa Coastal Francophone Countries by Francis Lebeau and Miles Wedeman (1 of 2), [1985?]
[Box 46, Folder 1] National Agricultural Research West Africa Coastal Francophone Countries by Francis Lebeau and Miles Wedeman (2 of 2), [1985?]
[Box 46, Folder 2] WAARR Full Report for review at Cotonou Workshop (1 of 3), 1986
[Box 46, Folder 3] WAARR Full Report for review at Cotonou Workshop (2 of 3), 1986
[Box 46, Folder 4] WAARR Full Report for review at Cotonou Workshop (3 of 3), 1986
[Box 46, Folder 5] African Swine Fever (1 of 2), 1978-1980
[Box 46, Folder 6] African Swine Fever (2 of 2), 1978-1980
[Box 47, Folder 1] Agricultural Water Resources, 1981
[Box 47, Folder 2] American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 1980
[Box 47, Folder 3] American Society of Agronomy, 1950-1951
[Box 47, Folder 4] Animal Agriculture Symposium, 1988
[Box 47, Folder 5] Asian Agricultural Universities, 1971
[Box 47, Folder 6] Asian Development Bank, 1979-1980
[Box 47, Folder 7] Asian Institute for Rural Development (AID) (1 of 2), 1948-1994
[Box 47, Folder 8] Asian Institute for Rural Development (AID) (2 of 2), 1948-1994
[Box 47, Folder 9] King Baudouin International Development Prize to the CGIAR, 1980
[Box 47, Folder 10] Cassava, 1976-1979
[Box 47, Folder 11] CGIAR (1 of 2), 1979-1985
[Box 47, Folder 12] CGIAR (1 of 2), 1979-1985
[Box 48, Folder 1] China Agricultural Research Institute, 1979
[Box 48, Folder 2] New Delhi Union Church, 1962-1966
[Box 48, Folder 3] International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, 1977
[Box 48, Folder 4] International Potato Center - Lima, Peru, 1976-1980
[Box 48, Folder 5] Farmers Welfare Trust Dinner, 1976
[Box 48, Folder 6] Ford Foundation, 1966-1991
[Box 48, Folder 7] Ford Foundation correspondence, 1971-1983
[Box 48, Folder 8] Freeman, Wayne H (1 of 2), 1981
[Box 48, Folder 9] Freeman, Wayne H (2 of 2), 1981
[Box 49, Folder 1] Farming Systems, 1976-1979
[Box 49, Folder 2] Gamma Alphan - fraternity newsletter, 1984-1985
[Box 49, Folder 3] Plant Genetic Resources, 1977-1979
[Box 49, Folder 4] International Agriculture Development Systems, 1980-1981
[Box 49, Folder 5] International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, 1981-1982
[Box 49, Folder 6] Conferences and Symposia - International Conference Bellagio, Italy, 1977
[Box 49, Folder 7] Conferences and Symposia - Canada and world Food - Ottowa, 1977
[Box 49, Folder 8] Conferences and Symposia - CRIA Maros, South Sulawesi, 1977
[Box 49, Folder 9] Conferences and Symposia - 6th International Cereal and bread Congress, Winnipeg, 1978
[Box 49, Folder 10] Conferences and Symposia - "The Role of International Studies: The University and the Community" NCSU Faculty Club, 1977
[Box 49, Folder 11] Conferences and Symposia -Pullman Kellogg Ammonia Client Meeting, 1978
[Box 49, Folder 12] Conferences and Symposia - Adaptive Production Systems Meeting - The East West Center, Honolulu, 1979
[Box 50, Folder 1] International Board for Soil Research Management (IBSRM) 1 of 2, 1979-1991
[Box 50, Folder 2] International Board for Soil Research Management (IBSRM) 2 of 2, 1979-1991
[Box 50, Folder 3] International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, 1979-1981
[Box 50, Folder 4] International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), 1979-1981
[Box 50, Folder 5] International Center for Mountain Development (1 of 2), 1982--1987
[Box 50, Folder 6] International Center for Mountain Development (2 of 2), 1982--1987
[Box 50, Folder 7] International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (1 of 2), 1977-1982
[Box 50, Folder 8] International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (2 of 2), 1977-1982
[Box 50, Folder 9] International Council for Research Agroforestry, [1982?]
[Box 51, Folder 1] International Crops Research Institute (ICRISAT), 1978-1980
[Box 51, Folder 2] International Food Policy Research Institute (1 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 51, Folder 3] International Food Policy Research Institute (2 of 2), 1977-1981
[Box 51, Folder 4] International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, 1979-1981
[Box 51, Folder 5] International Fertilizer Development Center, 1975-1979
[Box 51, Folder 6] International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) Agreements (1 of 2), 1972-1983
[Box 51, Folder 7] International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) Agreements (2 of 2), 1972-1983
[Box 51, Folder 8] IIMI Budgets, 1981-1986
[Box 51, Folder 9] IIMI Computers, 1984-1985
[Box 51, Folder 10] IIMI Liaisons for office prospects, 1984
[Box 51, Folder 11] IIMI Employment, 1984
[Box 52, Folder 1] IIMI Funding, 1982-1984
[Box 52, Folder 2] IIMI Headquarters New Kandy Sri Lanka (1 of 2), 1983-1984
[Box 52, Folder 3] IIMI Headquarters New Kandy Sri Lanka (2 of 2), 1983-1984
[Box 52, Folder 4] IIMI Legal Counsel, 1984
[Box 52, Folder 5] International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) Nairobi, Kenya (1 of 3), 1979-1982
[Box 52, Folder 6] International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) Nairobi, Kenya (2 of 3), 1979-1982
[Box 52, Folder 7] International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) Nairobi, Kenya (3 of 3), 1979-1982
[Box 52, Folder 8] ILRAD Correspondence, 1978-1982
[Box 52, Folder 9] International Livestock Center for Africa (ILCA), 1979-1981
[Box 53, Folder 1] CGIAR Integrative Reports (1 of 3), 1976-1981
[Box 53, Folder 2] CGIAR Integrative Reports (2 of 3), 1976-1981
[Box 53, Folder 3] CGIAR Integrative Reports (3 of 3), 1976-1981
[Box 53, Folder 4] CGIAR Quinquennial Reviews (1 of 3), 1979
[Box 53, Folder 5] CGIAR Quinquennial Reviews (2 of 3), 1979
[Box 53, Folder 6] CGIAR Quinquennial Reviews (3 of 3), 1979
[Box 53, Folder 7] West African Tree Crops Research - draft (1 of 4), 1986
[Box 54, Folder 1] West African Tree Crops Research - draft (2 of 4), 1986
[Box 54, Folder 2] West African Tree Crops Research - draft (3 of 4), 1986
[Box 54, Folder 3] West African Tree Crops Research - draft (4 of 4), 1986
[Box 54, Folder 4] WAAR - working group memos and correspondence, 1984-1985
[Box 54, Folder 5] WAAR - workshop materials and notes, 1984-1986
[Box 54, Folder 6] WAAR - workshop Conotou Agreements, 1986
[Box 55, Folder 1] WAAR - workshop Conotou Funding and Budgets, 1986
[Box 55, Folder 2] WAAR - workshop Conotou Participants, 1986
[Box 55, Folder 3] WAAR - workshop Conotou Agenda, 1986
[Box 55, Folder 4] WAAR - workshop Conotou follow-up, 1986
[Box 55, Folder 5] WAARR Research Papers (1 of 2), 1986
[Box 55, Folder 6] WAARR Research Papers (2 of 2), 1986
[Box 55, Folder 7] IARC correspondence about WAARR report content, 1986
[Box 56, Folder 1] ILCA Internal Publications (1 of 5), 1991-1992
[Box 56, Folder 2] ILCA Internal Publications (2 of 5), 1991-1992
[Box 56, Folder 3] ILCA Internal Publications (3 of 5), 1991-1992
[Box 56, Folder 4] ILCA Internal Publications (4 of 5), 1991-1992
[Box 56, Folder 5] ILCA Internal Publications (5 of 5), 1991-1992
[Box 57, Folder 1] ILCA Annual Report, 1989
[Box 57, Folder 2] Eastern and Southern Africa Agricultural Research Review World Bank, 1985-1986
[Box 57, Folder 3] West Africa Crops Research Review Mission Peer Review Work (1 of 2), 1985
[Box 57, Folder 4] West Africa Crops Research Review Mission Peer Review Work (2 of 2), 1985
[Box 57, Folder 5] ILCA Correspondence (1 of 2), 1989
[Box 57, Folder 6] ILCA Correspondence (2 of 2), 1989
[Box 57, Folder 7] Tree crops Report - Draft with notes (1 of 2), 1986
[Box 58, Folder 1] Tree crops Report - Draft with notes (2 of 2), 1986
[Box 58, Folder 2] ICRAF - An Introduction to Agroforestry Diagnostics and Design, [198?]
[Box 58, Folder 3] ILCA Board of Trustees Administrative Literature and Notes, 1989
[Box 58, Folder 4] John Dillon Board Papers, 1987-1988
[Box 58, Folder 5] ILCA Board of Trustees Nominations Committee, 1992
[Box 58, Folder 6] Board of Directors General Literature Various Authors (1 of 2), 1979-1984
[Box 58, Folder 7] Board of Directors General Literature Various Authors (2 of 2), 1979-1984
[Box 58, Folder 8] ICRAF Board Meeting, 1986
[Box 59, Folder 1] CGIAR and ICRAF joint board meeting (1 of 2), 1987
[Box 59, Folder 2] CGIAR and ICRAF joint board meeting (2 of 2), 1987
[Box 59, Folder 3] ICRAF 15th board meeting Nairobi (1 of 3), 1988
[Box 59, Folder 4] ICRAF 15th board meeting Nairobi (2 of 3), 1988
[Box 59, Folder 5] ICRAF 15th board meeting Nairobi (3 of 3), 1988
[Box 59, Folder 6] ICRAF 16th board meeting (1 of 3), 1989
[Box 60, Folder 1] ICRAF 16th board meeting (2 of 3), 1989
[Box 60, Folder 2] ICRAF 16th board meeting (3 of 3), 1989
[Box 60, Folder 3] ICAR reorganization mid 1960s notes and papers, [196?]
[Box 60, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC meetings 1-4, 1971-1972
[Box 60, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC meetings 5-7, 1973-1974
[Box 60, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC meetings 8-10, 1974-1975
[Box 60, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC meetings 11-12, 1975-1976
[Box 61, Folder 1] CGIAR TAC meetings 13-15, 1976-1977
[Box 61, Folder 2] CGIAR TAC meetings 22-24, 1979-1980
[Box 61, Folder 3] CGIAR TAC meetings 25-27, 1981-1982
[Box 61, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC meetings 28-30, 1982-1983
[Box 61, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC meetings 31-32, 1983-1984
[Box 61, Folder 6] CGIAR TAC meetings 33-35, 1984-1985
[Box 61, Folder 7] CGIAR TAC meetings 37-38 and 41-42, 1985-1987
[Box 61, Folder 8] CGIAR TAC meetings 43, 44, 45 and 47, 1987-1989
[Box 62, Folder 1] CGIAR TAC meetings 48-52, 1989-1990
[Box 62, Folder 2] CGIAR TAC meetings 53, 57, 58 and 60, 1991-1993
[Box 62, Folder 3] CGIAR TAC 15th meeting agenda notebook (1 of 2), 1977
[Box 62, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC 15th meeting agenda notebook (2 of 2), 1977
[Box 62, Folder 5] ICRAF Financial Nairobi, 1990-1991
[Box 62, Folder 6] ICRAF 2nd draft program of work for 1984 with projections for 1985-1987 (1 of 2), 1984
[Box 62, Folder 7] ICRAF 2nd draft program of work for 1984 with projections for 1985-1987 (2 of 2), 1984
[Box 63, Folder 1] ICRAF Directors Progress Report, 1984-1987
[Box 63, Folder 2] ICRAF Directors Progress Report, 1987-1989
[Box 63, Folder 3] ICRAF correspondence, 1987-1991
[Box 63, Folder 4] ICRAF staff policy manual drafts, 1986-1987
[Box 63, Folder 5] ICRAF professional staff list, 1990
[Box 63, Folder 6] ICRAF annual accounts reports, 1986-1989
[Box 63, Folder 7] ICRAF Price Waterhouse board reports, 1985-1989
[Box 63, Folder 8] ICRAF Budgets, 1987-1993
[Box 63, Folder 9] ICRAF meeting minutes, 1985-1986
[Box 64, Folder 1] ICRAF meeting minutes, 1986-1989
[Box 64, Folder 2] ICRAF meeting minutes, 1989-1991
[Box 64, Folder 3] ICRAF field station papers Machakos, Kenya, 1984
[Box 64, Folder 4] ICRAF charter and mission writing, [1978?]
[Box 64, Folder 5] ICRAF programs and projections, 1981-1983
[Box 64, Folder 6] ICRAF publications bibliographies, 1978-1984
[Box 64, Folder 7] Ford Foundation Employment, 1972-1976
[Box 64, Folder 8] World Food Prize Nomination, 1987
[Box 65, Folder 1] Rockefeller Foundation New Delhi, 1969-1971
[Box 65, Folder 2] North Carolina State University Alumni Association Award, 1991
[Box 65, Folder 3] North Carolina State University Alumni Forever Club (1 of 2), 1987-1997
[Box 65, Folder 4] North Carolina State University Alumni Forever Club (2 of 2), 1987-1997
[Box 65, Folder 5] Ohio State University Alumni Award, 1986-1996
[Box 65, Folder 6] Ohio State University Alumni Award correspondence, 1991-1997
[Box 65, Folder 7] Punjab Agricultural University Honorary Degree, 1970
[Box 65, Folder 8] Presidential End Hunger Awards, 1988
[Box 66, Folder 1] Soil Science Society of America Distinguished Service Award, 1993
[Box 66, Folder 2] NCSU Honorary Degree, 1968
[Box 66, Folder 3] "Climate Change and Agricultural Production in Non-industrial Countries" by Lloyd Slater, 1980
[Box 66, Folder 4] CGIAR 25th Anniversary, 1996
[Box 66, Folder 5] Pakistan wheat study (1 of 2), 1977-1983
[Box 66, Folder 6] Pakistan wheat study (2 of 2), 1977-1983
[Box 66, Folder 7] ILCA correspondence (1 of 3), 1986-1992
[Box 66, Folder 8] ILCA correspondence (2 of 3), 1986-1992
[Box 67, Folder 1] ILCA correspondence (3 of 3), 1986-1992
[Box 67, Folder 2] Ford Foundation Consultancy IIMI, 1982-1984
[Box 67, Folder 3] Proposal for International Crops research Institute (ICRISAT) manuscript with edits, 1971
[Box 67, Folder 4] Ernest Nunn Ph.D. Thesis, "Organization and Management for the Support of Agricultural Research at the Research Institute Level", 1983
[Box 67, Folder 4] Ernest Nunn PhD. Thesis "Organization and Management for the Support of Agricultural Research at the Research Institute Level", 1983
[Box 67, Folder 5] CGIAR 18th TAC Meeting Report (1 of 2), 1978
[Box 67, Folder 6] CGIAR 18th TAC Meeting Report (2 of 2), 1978
[Box 67, Folder 7] Academic Publications, 1968
[Box 68, Folder 1] Conference Papers and Talks (1 of 2), 1967-1979
[Box 68, Folder 2] Conference Papers and Talks (2 of 2), 1967-1979
[Box 68, Folder 3] Ralph W. Cummings Jr. Academic Writing (1 of 3), 1965-1979
[Box 68, Folder 4] Ralph W. Cummings Jr. Academic Writing (2 of 3), 1965-1979
[Box 68, Folder 5] Ralph W. Cummings Jr. Academic Writing (3 of 3), 1965-1979
[Box 68, Folder 6] Aquaculture Aid Projects (1 of 2), 1983
[Box 68, Folder 7] Aquaculture Aid Projects (2 of 2), 1983
[Box 69, Folder 1] Asian Association of Agricultural Universities (AAAU) correspondence, 1971
[Box 69, Folder 2] ICRISAT origins and structure, 1976
[Box 69, Folder 3] ICARDA Aleppo Syria Research Station, unknown
[Box 69, Folder 4] Aquaculture notes and correspondence, 1978-1980
[Box 69, Folder 5] Group Photographs, [195?-1991]
[Box 69, Folder 6] Speeches and Talks published, 1967-1974
[Box 69, Folder 7] Speeches and Talks, 1967-1975
[Box 69, Folder 8] Speeches and Talks typescripts, 1975-1980
[Box 69, Folder 9] Agricultural Universities in India (1 of 2), 1962-1963
[Box 70, Folder 1] Agricultural Universities in India (2 of 2), 1962-1963
[Box 70, Folder 2] The Madras Agricultural Journal, 1961
[Box 70, Folder 3] Soil Science Society of America, 1992
[Box 70, Folder 4] Watauga Medal Awarded, 1995
[Box 70, Folder 5] Watauga Medal nomination, 1984
[Box 70, Folder 6] ICRISAT proposal for research of groundnuts, 1974
[Box 70, Folder 7] ICRISAT Expectations for Future Developments in Sorghum Millets and Legumes, 1976
[Box 70, Folder 8] ICRISAT "Address on the Passing Out Function', 1976
[Box 70, Folder 9] ICRISAT correspondence, 1979-1981
[Box 70, Folder 10] "Overseas Mission" radio show transcripts and photo, 1975
[Box 70, Folder 11] North Carolina State University Employment Papers, 1966-1971
[Box 70, Folder 12] ILCA Administrative Papers, 1987
[Box 71, Folder 1] ISNAR review - Pakistan, 1982
[Box 71, Folder 2] CGIAR 16th TAC meeting report (1 of 3), 1977
[Box 71, Folder 3] CGIAR 16th TAC meeting report (2 of 3), 1977
[Box 71, Folder 4] CGIAR 16th TAC meeting report (3 of 3), 1977
[Box 71, Folder 5] ICRISAT correspondence, 1982
[Box 71, Folder 6] Peer Clippings, [1952-1996?]
[Box 71, Folder 7] Speeches, 1968-1983
[Box 72, Folder 1] Printed Speeches (1 of 3), 1968-1984
[Box 72, Folder 2] Printed Speeches (2 of 3), 1968-1984
[Box 72, Folder 3] Printed Speeches (3 of 3), 1968-1984
[Box 72, Folder 4] CGIAR TAC secretariat 19th program draft commentaries (1 of 2), 1979
[Box 72, Folder 5] CGIAR TAC secretariat 19th program draft commentaries (2 of 2), 1979
[Box 72, Folder 6] Ford Foundation UK Visit, 1972
[Box 72, Folder 7] Rockefeller Foundation Correspondence, 1957-1963
[Box 72, Folder 8] Ralph W Cummings Jr. World Hunger Report, 1981
[Box 72, Folder 9] International Society of Soil Science, 1950
[Box 73, Folder 2] "RF" Newsletters, 1984-1985
[Box 73, Folder 3] Pakistan wheat study, oversized documents, 1977-1983
[Flat File 4] International maps and newspapers, [1970-1989?]

Quantity

39.0 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

72 archival boxes, 1 legal sized archival box, 4 flat files

Location

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Language

English

Acquisitions Information

Gift of Ralph Cummings Jr. and Eunice Cummings in 2001 (Accn. no. 2001-0015)

Processing

Processed by: Dani Nation;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dani Nation

Scope and Content Note

The Ralph W. Cummings Papers document the personal and professional life of Ralph W. Cummings.

The primary focus of the collection is Cummings' career as a professor, researcher and administrator working in the fields of Soil science and agronomy during the course of which he was as a member and director of several international foundations and organizations concerned with agricultural research and the advancement of agricultural education around the globe such as the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and World Bank. Specific areas of research interest were aquaculture, tree crops, plant genetics and agroforestry. Cummings carried out his work in many different locations outside the United States, among them: India, Africa, Peru, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.

Also included are Cummings family papers which include a number of land deeds and legal documents dating from 1840 until 2001, as well as the personal papers of Cummings' brother, Robert L. Cummings, and Robert Cummings' daughter, Gloria Cummings. These family papers also include correspondence with Gloria Cummings' associate, Francis De Graaff, a professor of Russian who taught at Reed College, Welles College, Black Mountain College, Harvard University, and Bryn Mawr College.

The Photograph series consists primarily of color slides taken during Ralph W. Cummings' professional international travels.

Biographical Note

Ralph W. Cummings (1911-2001) was born in Reidsville, North Carolina, on 13 December 1911. He was the son of William and Sarah Elizabeth Huffhines Cummings. He graduated from Reidsville High School in 1928 and went on to North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in 1933. He earned a Ph.D. in Soil Science from Ohio State University in 1938.

Cummings worked as an assistant and associate professor at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, from 1937 until 1942. He joined the faculty at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering in 1942 as the head of the Agronomy Department, a position he held until 1947. He held positions at North Carolina State College as first Associate Director, then Director, of the North Carolina Agricultural Experimental Station from 1948 until 1954, the head of the North Carolina Agricultural Mission to Peru from 1955 to 1956, the Administrative Dean for Research from 1969 to 1971, and finally, as an Emeritus Professor of Soil Science from 1977 until 1991.

Cummings was professionally involved in agricultural research and development for a number of other academic and private organizations as well. From 1956 until 1957 he was the field director and principal representative of the Rockefeller Foundation in India. From 1963 to 1968, Cummings served as Associate Director for Agricultural Sciences for the Rockefeller Foundation in New York City. He was the Ford Foundation's Agricultural Program Adviser for Asia and the Pacific from 1971 to 1972. He served as the Director of the International Rice Research Institute (IRII) in Manila, Philippines, in 1972; the Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Hyderabad, India, from 1972 until 1977; the Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) from 1977 until 1982, and acting Director General of the International Irrigation Management Institute headquartered in Sri Lanka from 1983 to 1984.

Cummings was the recipient of the Ohio State University Distinguished Service Award in 1970, the Presidential End Hunger Award in 1988, the North Carolina State University Alumni Association Award in 1991, the Soil Science Society of America Distinguished Service Award in 1993,and the North Carolina State Outstanding Alumni Award in 1997. He received Honorary Degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University (Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India) in 1967, North Carolina State University in 1968, Punjab Agricultural University (Ludhiana, Punjab, India) in 1970, the Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, India) in 1971, and Ohio State University in 1992. He was awarded the Watauga Medal by North Carolina State University in 1995. The Cereal Research Lab at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute was renamed Cummings Laboratory in his honor.

Cummings was a member of the American Society of Agronomy, American Academy of Arts and Sciences,and Rotary International. He served as the vice president of the Rotary Club of Raleigh, North Carolina, from 1952 to 1954 and the president from 1953 to 1954.

Cummings married Mary Parrish (1913-1989) of Reidsville, North Carolina, in 1936 and they had four children: Ralph Waldo, Walter B., William K., Mary Ann Hardee. Cummings married Eunice Perkinson in 1993. He died 25 June 2001.

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