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William M. Reid Papers

Collection 18

Reid, William M. (1891-1979). Papers, 1911-1965, n.d.

12 ½ inches, 7 volumes

William M. Reid was a rice miller, president, and executive vice president of the Rice Millers Association. Reid retired in 1962 as chief administrator of the Rice Millers Association. He has been connected with the Rice Industry for about 50 years. Reid served on the advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, secured a rice trade agreement with Cuba, and organized the U.S. Rice Export Development Association.

This collection consists of minutes of the advisory council, articles, and reports on the rice industry. Also included are the Rice Millers Association newsletters and other miscellaneous materials. These papers are valuable historical records of the Rice Industry.

William Reid donated the collection.

Series:

A. General Records 1-01
B. Financial Records 1-02
C. Correspondence 1-03
D. Newspaper Clippings 1-04
E. History 1-05
F. Amendments 1-06 thru 1-07
G. Reports 1-08 thru 1-13
H. Publications  
    1. Articles 1-14
    2. Pamphlets, booklets, etc. 1-15
    3. Newsletters 2-01 thru 2-17
I. Minutes  
    1. Miller Advisory Council 3-01 thru 3-02
    2. New Orleans Rice Industry 3-03
J. Volumes  
    1. Southern Rice Milling Volumes 1-3
    2. RMA Volumes 4-7

Inventory:

Box 1
1-01 General Records: Roster - Rice Millers Association, 1956 [2 copies]
1-02 Financial Records: Statistical information, Rice Acreage, Schedule of Fees, 1936-1949
1-03 Correspondence, 1935-1952
1-04 Newspaper Clippings: 1932-1956, n.d.
1-05 History: Papers written about the Rice Industry, by Reid, William M., 1940-1958, n.d.
1-06 Amendments: Amend License information, 1934-1935
1-07 Same: Marketing and Agreement, 1933-1934
1-08 Reports: Foreign Trade Conference, 1935
1-09 Reports: Rice Millers Association (RMA) Annual Conference, 1935
1-10 Reports: Rice Market News Conference, 1956
1-11 Reports: Rice Milling Cost, 1950/1951, 1955/1956 - 1957/1958
1-12 Reports: Southern Chemurgic Conference, 1936
1-13 Reports: Annual Report - Rice Milling Association (RMA), 1947
1-14 Publications: Articles
    Featuring Rice, by William M. Reid, The Wholesale Grocer News, Feb. 1927, p.14.
    Address of William M. Reid, Executive Vice President of the Rice Millers Association, Rice Journal, May 1942, p.7-10.
    Expect 1949/1950 Crop to Set New Records, by William M. Reid, Cybes Flut Flashes, June 1949, p.5-6.
    1949 Rice Festival Honors William Reid, Rice Journal, Oct. 1949, p.7-8 [2 copies].
    A Great Delusion, by William M. Reid, Rice Journal, November 1949, p.5 [2 copies].
    Lykes Entertains Millers Group, Rice Journal, May 1950, p.14.
    Speakers Featured at Meeting, Rice Journal, May 1952, p.11-12.
    Comisionist As Boletin Oficial Mensual, Front Cover, Apr. 1953, La Habana, Cuba.
    Rice Millers Convention-Cruise to Havana, Rice Journal, May 1953, p.8-14.
    Rice under Price Support Programs, report from Rice Journal, Apr. 1952.
    Price Support Proposals for Rice and their Market Implications, by William M. Reid, Rice Journal, Apr. 1954, p.14-18, 45-48.
    Rice Millers’ 55th Annual Convention, Rice Journal, May 1954, p.14.
    Will U.S. Rice Industry Commit Economic Suicide? By William M. Reid, Rice Journal, Mar.1955, p.10-12.
    Reid Reports on U.S. Rice Situation, by William M. Reid, World Rice, July 1955, p.4, 21-22.
    RMA’s Reid Sees No Hope for Larger Far East Market at Current Price, Rice Journal, Nov.1955, p.6-7, 15-16.
    Meet me in St. Louis, Rice Journal, p.10-12.
    RMA Convention Report and photos, Front Cover, Rice Journal, June 1959.
    Rice Research is Main Topic, Front Cover, Rice Journal, Apr. 1960.
    Gordon E. Gome, William M. Reid, R.E. Duby, Front Cover, Rice Journal, June 1962.
    National Rice Week - Extension of Remarks on Hon. Edwin E. Willis, of Louisiana in House of Representative, Monday, 18 March 1963, Congressional Record - Appendix, p.A1492.
1-15 Publications: Pamphlets, booklets, etc.
    Cost of Operating Southern Rice Mills, Market Research Report, U.S. Department of Agriculture, June 1959, No. 330.
    Facts about Rice, Rice Miller’s Association, Jan. 1953.
    In the U.S. Court of Claims, Decided, 6 March 1957, No.348-52.
    Our First Fifty Years, 1899-1949, Rice Milling Association, May 1949.
    Our Rights and Our Responsibilities, by William M. Reid, addressed at 55th Annual Meeting, May 1954.
    Rice in a Child’s Diet, by Miriam E. Lowenberg, Southern Rice Industry, New Orleans, 1936.
    Rice Facts, by William M. Reid, June 1958.
    The Story of Rice - The World’s Most Popular Food, by Beth Bailey McLean, n.d.
    The Use of Rice on the Hospital Menu, by Millie E. Kalsem, Dietary Department - Cook County School of Nursing, Chicago, Jan. 1935.
     
Box 2
2-01 Publications: Newsletters
  Rice Millers Association: #103 - 4 December 1935
  #766-790 - 6 December 1932 - 29 Apr. 1933
2-02 Publications: #791-810 - 1 May 1933 - 29 August 1933
  #812-822 - 4 September 1933 - 16 October 1933
  #825-826 - 6 November 1933 - 9 November 1933
2-03 Publications: #827-837 - 13 November 1933 - 4 January 1934
  #839-843 - 15 January 1934 - 24 January 1934
  #845-857 - 29 January 1934 - 26 March 1934
2-04 Publications: #858-889 - 29 March 1934 - 13 August 1934
2-05 Publications: #890-938 - 20 August 1934 - 18 July 1935
2-06 Publications: #939-970 - 22 July 1935 - 20 January 1936
  #972-974 - 3 February 1936 - 17 February 1936
2-07 Publications: #975-997 - 24 February 1936 - 27 July 1936
  #1000-1015 - 17 August 1936 - 19 November 1936
2-08 Publications: #1016-1019 - 23 November 1936 - 7 December 1936
  #1021-1037 - 21 December 1936 - 22 March 1937
  #1039-1043 - 5 April 1937 - 3 May 1937
  #1045-1052 - 17 May 1937 - 6 July 1937
  #1055 - 26 July 1937
2-09 Publications: #1056-1070 - 2 August 1937 - 18 October 1937
2-10 Publications: #1017-1094 - 25 October 1937 - 28 February 1938
2-11 Publications: #1095-1107 - 7 March 1938 - 30 May 1938
2-12 Publications: #1108-1116 - 6 June 1938 - 25 July 1938
2-13 Publications: #1117-1139 - 1 August 1938 - 18 October 1938
2-14 Publications: #1140-1158 - 20 October 1938 - 9 Jan. 1939
2-15 Publications: #1159-1176 - 10 January 1939 - 3 April 1939
2-16 Publications: #1177-1196 - 7 April 1939 - 31 July 1939
2-17 Publications: Newsletters: United States Wholesale Grocer’s Association, Washington, D.C. - Washington Newsletter, #84 - 4 February 1936.
     
Box 3
3-01 Minutes: Miller Advisory Council, 1934
3-02 Minutes: 1934/1935
3-03 Minutes: New Orleans Rice Industry, 1936
Volumes
Volume 1: Minutes: Miller Committee - Southern Rice Milling Industry, 1934/1935
Volume 2: Minutes: Control Committee - Southern Rice Milling Industry, Book No.1, 1933/1934
Volume 3: Minutes: Same: Book No.2, 1934
Volume 4: Newsletters and Reports, Rice Miller’s Association, 1949/1853
Volume 5: Newsletters and Reports, Rice Miller’s Association, 1950/1953
Volume 6: Newsletters and Reports, Rice Miller’s Association, 1953/1956
Volume 7: Newsletters and Reports, Rice Miller’s Association, 1955/1958