Martha H. Eddy Papers,1937-1949.

Collection Number: 23-17-273

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Martha H. Eddy papers, 1937-1949.
Collection Number:
23-17-273
Creator:
Martha H. Eddy
Quantity:
.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, mimeographed reports, circulars, questionnaires, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters, mimeographed reports, circulars, questionnaires, and other materials received or written by Eddy. Most of the material deals with public health, especially pneumonia control, and the public health activities of the New York State Department of Health and the New York Home Bureau.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Administrative extension specialist, College of Home Economics, Cornell University.
Martha Eddy graduated from Vassar College with an A.B. degree in 1905 and was appointed to the Cornell faculty in 1932. While at Cornell, she was a member of many policy-making committees in both the Colleges of Home Economics and Agriculture. During WWII she was head of the Women's Land Army in New York State. After her retirement in 1949, Eddy was appointed Director of Women's Activities at the New York State Fair.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters, mimeographed reports, circulars, questionnaires, and other materials received or written by Eddy. Most of the material deals with public health, especially pneumonia control, and the public health activities of the New York State Department of Health and the New York Home Bureau.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Eddy, Martha H.
New York (State). Dept. of Health.
New York Home Bureau.
New York State College of Home Economics.

Subjects:
Home economics extension work.
Pneumonia.
Public health.
Women executives.

Form and Genre Terms:
Questionnaires.
Reports.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Martha H. Eddy papers, #23-17-273. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
NYS Health Department Counties and Correspondence
1947-1949
Box 1 Folder 2
National Health Reports and Information
1946-1948
Box 1 Folder 3
Women's Safety Coordinating Committee
1945-1949
Box 1 Folder 4
Pneumonia Control Program, In Cooperation with State Dept. of Heath, Home Bureau Program Material
1937-1939