Joshua Bernhardt papers, 1920-1971

Overview of the Collection

Bernhardt, Joshua, 1893-
Joshua Bernhardt papers
1920-1971 (inclusive)
29 cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Joshua Bernhardt was an economist specializing in the sugar trade. He served in several positions with the federal government and private companies relating to the sugar industry, including chief of the Sugar Division of the U.S. Tariff Commission from 1923-1924, chief economist for the Sugar Section of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration from 1933-1943, chief of the Sugar Branch of the U.S. War Food Administration from 1943-1947 and director of the Sugar Statistics Service. He also wrote the book "Sugar, Wars, and Washington" (1969).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains materials relating to Bernhardt's career in the sugar trade including professional correspondence (1920-1971); subject files on sugar beets, the sugar trade, the U.S. War Food Board Sugar Branch, sugar refining and legislation involving sugar (1937-1965); 1 scrapbook; miscellaneous photographs; and the galleys for "Sugar, Wars, and Washington."

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Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Joshua Bernhardt at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

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Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- United States.
  • Sugar beet -- United States.
  • Sugar laws and legislation -- United States.
  • Sugar trade -- United States.

Corporate Names

  • United States. War Food Administration. Sugar Branch.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.


  • Agricultural economists.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Bernhardt, Joshua, 1893- -- Sugar, wars, and Washington.