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Rex L. Kimbriel Papers

Collection 37

Kimbriel, Rex L. (1907-1987). Papers (Mississippi Rice Growers Association Records), 1945-1958

7.5 inches, 3 v.

Rex L. Kimbriel was born on 22 October 1907 in Woodland, Mississippi. He graduate from Lambert High School in 1926 and attended the University of Mississippi. He married Lou Lee Reynolds in 1934. They had one daughter.

Mr. Kimbriel introduced rice production into Mississippi in 1948. After retiring from active farming he traveled throughout the country and Latin America as an advisor for rice and soybean farming. He was vice president for Mississippi on the National Rice Council in Houston, Texas. He served as manager and president of the Mississippi Rice Growers Association, 1954-1959. He also helped organize three farm cooperatives. He died in Greenville, Mississippi on 10 October 1987 at the age of 79.

This collection contains correspondence, publications, writings and reports, scrapbooks, and other materials.

Series:

A. Correspondence 1-01 through 1-11
B. Publications 1-12 through 1-21
C. General Records 1-23
D. Reports 2-01 through 2-04
E. Miscellaneous  
  1. Rice Legislation 2-05
  2. Rice Industry Outline 2-06
  3. Certificate, Clipping 2-07
  4. Photographs 2-08
       
Volumes:  Scrapbooks Box 3

Inventory: 

   
A. Correspondence
1-01 Correspondence: May 5, 1949 - March 31, 1954
1-02 Correspondence: April 9, 1954 - March 17, 1955
1-03 Correspondence: March 22, 1955 - August 31, 1955
1-04 Correspondence: September 8, 1955 - December 8, 1955
1-05 Correspondence: January 17, 1956 - July 17, 1956
1-06 Correspondence: August 8, 1956 - January 30, 1957
1-07 Correspondence: February 6, 1957 - November 7, 1957
1-08 Correspondence: December 2, 1957 - January 31, 1958
1-09 Correspondence: February 7, 1958 - March 24, 1959
1-10 Correspondence: June 19, 1959 - May 29, 1962
1-11 Correspondence: April 8, 1963 - June 30, 1966
   
B. Publications
1-12 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association, August 31, 1955 - November 22, 1955
1-13 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association,  December 2, 1955 - March 22, 1956
1-14 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association, April 2, 1956 - May 30, 1956
1-15 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association,  June 7, 1956 - September 28, 1956
1-16 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association, October 4, 1956 - December 11, 1956
1-17 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association, January 3, 1957 - September 30, 1957
1-18 Publications: Mississippi Rice Growers Association, October 17, 1957 - March 31, 1961
     
1-19 Publications: Rice Journal,  v.63, no.7, 1960 [annual]; v. 66,  no.12 (1963: November)
     
1-20 Publications: Injuries to Cotton by 2, 4-D, by Clair A. Brown, Feb., 1948; Weed Control in Rice with 2, 4-D, by Ryker, T. C., March, 1948; Growth of a Grain, Rice Council for Market Development, n.d.
     
2-21 Publications: 57th Annual Progress Report, Crowley, LA Rice Experiment Station,  1965, Louisiana State University
     
1-22 Publications: Rice in Mississippi, by Kimbriel, Rex L., 1987
   
C. General Records
1-23 General records:  statistics, roster, 1947-1958, n.d.
   
D. Reports
2-01 Reports:  Guyana Tour, n.d.
2-02 Reports: Arrocera del Tropico, SA Report, 1983
2-03 Reports: Panama Report, n.d.
2-04 Reports: South America Reports:
    A Situation Report, by Kimbriel, Rex L., 13 December 1977
    Guyana Rice Corporation, 1968-1970
    "Almaviva" -  Almacenes Generales de Deposito Sante Fe, Kimbriel, Rex L., 1 September 1978
    1st Quarterly Report of Clusa Rice Technician, December, 1970, Kimbriel, Rex L.
 
E. Miscellaneous
2-05 Miscellaneous: Rice Legislation, 1954-1955, n.d.
2-06 Miscellaneous: Rice Industry Outline, 1960, n.d.
2-07 Miscellaneous: Certificate, 1978; clipping, n.d.
2-08 Miscellaneous: Photographs, Rice Growers Association
 
Volumes: Scrapbooks
Volume 1 Scrapbook:  Mr. Kimbriel’s activities in the rice business, clippings, 1950s
Volume 2 Scrapbook
Volume 3 Scrapbook