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Dan Gutleben papers

Identifier: c-00091

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters, reports, and monographs dealing with the history and development of the sugar industry in the United States, especially Hawaii. Reports of these visits are included, as well as monographs on the first successful beet sugar factory in America, and the development of the monosodium glutamate.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1959


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.


Dan Gutleben was the chief engineer of the Pennsylvania Sugar Company of Philadelphia. Calling himself "The Sugar Tramp," Gutleben traveled around the United States in the late 1940s and 1950s visiting sugar refineries and production plants.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 8 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Dan Gutleben, 1960-03-20. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Dan Gutleben Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
February 1965
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US