Catherine J. Personius Oral History, 1964.
Collection Number: 47-2-O.H.130
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Catherine J. Personius oral history, 1964.
Catherine J., Personius 1904-
136 pp. transcript.
Forms of Material:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Transcript of an interview with Personius conducted by Dolores Greenberg, February 7, 1964.
Collection material in English
Transcript of an interview with Personius conducted by Dolores Greenberg, February 7, 1964. Subjects include her education at Elmira College; teaching at Elmira, and evaluation of the home economics program there; graduate study at Teachers College; teaching at Hampton Institute; prevailing attitudes toward home economics; comments on social mores in the 1920s; evaluation of the home management program at Cornell University; contributions of Marion Pfund and Flora Rose; discussion of graduate study at Cornell; relationship between the College of Agriculture and the College of Home Economics; comparison of the home economics program at Wisconsin with that at Cornell, ca. 1942; teaching at the University of Wisconsin; development of the Department of Food and Nutrition at Cornell; impressions of Martha Van Rensselaer and Sarah Blanding; effects of World War II on research and teaching at Cornell; impressions of Helen Monsch and the infant feeding program; job opportunities in administration; and changes in attitudes toward graduate degrees.
Personius, Catherine J.,1904-
Blanding, Sarah Gibson, 1898-
Van Rensselaer, Martha, 1864-1932.
New York State College of Agriculture.
New York State College of Home Economics.
University of Wisconsin.
Colleges and universities--Graduate work.
Home economics--Study and teaching.
Women college students.
Form and Genre Terms:
Catherine J. Personius oral history, #47-2-O.H.130. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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