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Publications administrative files--books, 1926-1980.

Author: Consumers' Research, Inc.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Administrative files
Database:WorldCat
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The records document the production and reaction to books published by Consumers' Research staff or board members. Also documents how books such as Your Money's Worth and 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs sparked the public interest in consumer testing and the modern consumer movement. Included are manuscripts, reviews, reader correspondence, speeches, bestseller lists, bibliography material, contract materials,
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Named Person: Stuart Chase; Beatrice Trum Hunter; Arthur Kallet; Arthur Kallet; J B Matthews; J B Matthews; M C Phillips; M C Phillips; M C Phillips; F J Schlink; F J Schlink
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Consumers' Research, Inc.
OCLC Number: 122566812
In: Consumers' Research, Inc
Description: 7 cubic ft.

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The records document the production and reaction to books published by Consumers' Research staff or board members. Also documents how books such as Your Money's Worth and 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs sparked the public interest in consumer testing and the modern consumer movement. Included are manuscripts, reviews, reader correspondence, speeches, bestseller lists, bibliography material, contract materials, correspondence with publishers, excerpts in magazines (New Republic and Nation), queries from readers and persons interested in Consumers' Research through the books. Also includes files on the influence of Consumers' Research books, controversies with industries, CR book reviews, and legal matters concerning the Mack, Miller, and Candle Company vs. MacMillan lawsuit resulting from Your Money's Worth.

Books include: Conterfeit by Arthur Kallet (1935); Discovering Consumers (pamphlet) by M.C. Phillips and F.J. Schlink (1934); Eat, Drink, and Be Wary by F. J. Schlink (1935); The Economics of Consumption by Charles S. Wyand (1937); Food and Your Health, edited by Beatrice Trum Hunter (1973); Guinea Pigs No More by J.B. Matthews (1936); Meat Three Times A Day by M.C. Phillips and F.J. Schlink (1946); More Than Skin Deep by M.C. Phillips (1948); Partners in Plunder by J.B. Matthews and R.E. Shallcross (1935); 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs by Arthur Kallet and F.J. Schlink (1933); Skin Deep by M.C. Phillips (1934); Your Money's Worth by Stuart Chase and F.J. Schlink (1927); and other projected books.

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