Franklin J. Reiss Papers, 1919-1987 | University of Illinois Archives
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
Farm Management Research
Farm Management Service
Land Values and Appraisal
North Central Regional Agricultural Research
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Papers of Franklin J. Reiss, Professor of Agricultural Economics (1945-80), including correspondence; subject files; research records; publications; unpublished papers and speeches; notes from interviews; lease forms; materials used in conferences and workshops; college and departmental committee files; and files connected with organizations including the Farm Bureau Farm Management Service, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and the North Central Land Tenure Research Committee. Subjects covered include farm accounts; farm management; farm tenancy analysis; leasing of farm land, buildings, equipment, and livestock; farmland values and sales; landlord earnings; problems in getting established in farming; father-son agreements and characteristics of successful farmers.
Some correspondence arranged alphabetically by subject within a given year.