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Primary Creator: Young, Ernest C. (1892-1968)
Extent: 1.0 Folders. More info below.
Forms of Material: Articles
Biography of Ernest C. Young
“Professor Young did pioneering work in establishing courses and organizing research in management, prices, and finance. His foresight resulted in a major breakthrough for research and education in farmwork simplification. "Doc" Young joined the Purdue staff in 1921 as an assistant in Farm Management and Extension. In 1929, he participated in planning and organizing the Purdue Graduate School, becoming Assistant Dean in 1933, Dean in 1942, and Vice President for Research in 1961. His peers recognized his administrative skills by electing him President of the American Farm Economics Association in 1938, American Vice President of the International Conference of Agricultural Economist, 1941-1952, and College Vice President of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers for several terms. "Doc" served as a member of numerous commissions and as a director on a number of important boards. Through his efforts, the Rockefeller Foundation provided a substantial grant to investigate applications of industrial engineering techniques to agriculture. Dr. Young was made a Fellow in the American Farm Economics Association in 1961. Upon his retirement in 1963, he was made Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School. B.S. Grove City College (Pa.), 1914; Ph.D. Cornell, 1921; LL.D. (Hon.) Grove City College, 1948; Dr. Agr (Hon.) Purdue, 1964” (“Former Agricultural Economics Faculty ERNEST C. YOUNG).
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: MSF 424, Ernest C. Young papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Processing Information: Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained. All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
Finding Aid Revision History:
Revised by Michael Maune
"The Cityward Drift of Country Population, Its Economic Causes and Consequences," Young, E. C. Institute of Public Affairs, UNiversity of Virginia, Roundtable on Country Life of the Nation, August 9th, 1929. [oversized]
Economic Aspects of the Administration of Groups of Farms Under Northern Conditions, Young, E. C. Reprinted from Journal of Farm Economics, vol. XI, no. 2, April, 1929, pp. 248-263.
Farm Credit and Government, Young, E. C. Reprinted from Journal of Farm Economics, vol. XX, no. 3, August, 1938, pp. 563-572.
The Cityward Drift of COuntry Population, Its Economic Causes and Consequences, Young, E. C. Institute of Public Affairs, University of Virginia, Roundtable on Country Life of the Nation, August 9, 1929.
An Analysis of the Spread Between Farm and Consumer Milk Prices in New York City Under Present Practices, Part 1 of the Annual Report of the New York State Temorary Commission on Agriculture, 1948-1949. Albany, New York: Williams Press Incorporated. [Dr. E. C. Young, Albany was Director of Research at the time]