Robertson attended Kansas State University in the 1940s. Listed alphabetically, the series covers the purchase and sale of mill property and equipment, contracts, events, feed and grain, flour standards, general milling information, history of the companies and employees, inventories, newspaper clippings, patent information, research, and one of the later important pieces of the corporations history: how the. An interesting set of photos shows construction of the Ewing Blending Plant. With the photos in order, one can see each step of the construction from beginning to end. Not all photographs are business-related as there are family photos of each family member inside and outside the office. The Robertson Corporation Records have been assigned Accession Number P2007.08. The collection was processed by Paul Harris, Student Processor, in 2010. Chronology 1881 Company Established in Brownstown, IN; R. M. Robertson born-son of founder; Burr/Stone Ground Wheat Flour and Corn Meal 1890 Steel Roller Mills; Refined White Flour 1900 Wheat Bran first sold as feed; White Frost. Minutes are stored in four boxes. (1960-1997, ) are stored in two boxes and give insight on the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly goals of the Robertson Corporation. Each set of minutes contain travel plans, the price of crops on the market and a general overview of the company. Introduction The Robertson Corporation Records were donated to Kansas State University Morse Department of Special Collections in 2007 by Phil and Joe Robertson. The Records document the 120-year milling history of the Robertson Corporation.
Notable family photos include a photo of Phil Robertson at the Smithsonian and photos of the Robertson's as boys and men. Oversize Materials are stored in three boxes and includes newspaper clippings, Robertson Corporation abstract, loan application, mortgage, feed lists, equipment blue prints and printed material.