Title

The R.A. Smith Milling Company, 1889-1955: A case study of the entrepreneur and a small family business

Date of Award

1956

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Social Science (DSS)

Department

Social Sciences

Advisor(s)

Nelson M. Blake

Keywords

Economic history, entrepreneurial history, gristmill, feed industry, family-run business

Subject Categories

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Abstract

This case study of a small, family business covers a period of over sixty years, and attempts to describe the development of the company, the industry of which it is a part, and the setting in which it operates. Particular attention has been paid to the entrepreneurs and their roles in this development.--Preface.

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