11.25 cubic ft. (9 record center cartons).
The regulation of the milk industry in Massachusetts was carried out successively by the Milk Control Board and the Milk Control Commission, in later years with administrative support from the Division of Milk Control. Series consists of minutes of meetings of the board and commission. Minutes include official meeting notices, and a record of the date, attendees, and actions of the meetings. Actions include discussions and decisions regarding milk pricing and votes on license applications from milk dealers -- For minutes, 1971-1981, see: Massachusetts. Dept. of Food and Agriculture. Commissioner's subject files on milk regulation ((M-Ar)1922X).
In 1934 Massachusetts established the Milk Control Board within the Dept. of Agriculture; in 1941 the Division of Milk Control was established under the supervision and control of a reconstituted Milk Control Board, replaced by the Milk Control Commission in 1953. Both bodies were abolished in 1983.
Box 1: 1934-1939. Box 2: 1939-1941. Box 3: 1941-1944. Box 4: 1945-1948. Box 5: 1949-1953. Box 6: 1953-1959. Box 7: 1959-1963. Box 8: 1963-1966. Box 9: 1967-1970.
Agency history record (CStRLIN)MASVAH0402-A describes the history and functions of the Division of Milk Control.