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Sarah Gibson Blanding
Sarah Gibson, Blanding
Forms of Material:
Division of Rare and Manuscript
Collections, Cornell University Library
Transcript of an interview with Blanding
conducted by Dolores Greenberg, June 11, 1964.
Collection material in
Transcript of an interview with Blanding conducted by Dolores
Greenberg, June 11, 1964. Subjects include experiences as a child in Lexington,
Kentucky, and as a student at the University of Kentucky; experiences as dean
of women, University of Kentucky; study at the London School of Economics;
impressions of Harold Lasky, Tagore, G.P. Gootch, and Queen Mary; impressions
of Flora Rose and the College of Home Economics at Cornell University;
discussion of liberal arts in a home economics curriculum, the National
Association of Women Deans, and the American Association of University Women;
separation of the College of Home Economics from the College of Agriculture;
impressions of Carl Ladd, Edmund Ezra Day, Helen Canon, and Martha Eddy; the
effect of World War II on the College of Home Economics; attitude of the
college faculty; observations concerning President and Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt;
comments on Helen Monsch's infant feeding program in Ithaca, New York;
observations concerning the administration of the College of Home Economics;
comments on two-year colleges; relationships between the College of Home
Economics and other units of Cornell University; impressions of Herbert Lehman,
Thomas E. Dewey, Charles Poletti, and Fiorello La Guardia.
Day, Edmund Ezra,
Dewey, Thomas E.(Thomas Edmund),
Gootch, G. P.
La Guardia, Fiorello H.(Fiorello
Ladd, C. E.(Carl Edwin), b.
Lehman, Herbert H.(Herbert Henry),
Roosevelt, Franklin D.(Franklin
Rose, Flora, b. 1874.
American Association of University
London School of Economics and
National Association of Deans of
New York State College of Home
Home economics--Study and
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