Papers, 1914–33, ca. 46 cu. ft. Professor of agricultural economics at MSU. He served as an adviser for the Grain Trust of the USSR on the organization and management of large-scale mechanized grain farms, spending the summer of 1929 in visits to proposed sites for such farms in southwest Russia, near Rostov. Materials include correspondence, reports, and lantern slides. They shed light on Russian-American relations generally in 1928–33. Some items contain his recommendations for machinery purchases, data on Soviet plans for model farms and training schools, and orders for U.S. machinery. Papers note the Amtorg Trading Corporation as well as the Grain Trust. Arrangements to use the papers should be made in advance. Unpublished inventory and index (NUCMC 67–493).