Ethel Bushnell Waring Papers,[ca. 1917-1965]

Collection Number: 23-13-550

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ethel Bushnell Waring papers, [ca. 1917-1965]
Collection Number:
23-13-550
Creator:
Ethel Bushnell, Waring 1887-1972.
Quantity:
87 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, films, records
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, research reports, films, voluminous nursery school records, and other materials constituting a history of the Department of Child Development and Family Relationships from its beginning as courses in child guidance in the 1924 summer school to becoming an independent department. Also, one volume with typescript history of the department, student papers for Mrs. Waring, and lessons for Christian agricultural missions in China, 1942.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of home economics, Cornell University.
In 1927 Ethel Waring came to Cornell as professor of home economics in what was then the Department of Family Life. In 1945 the name was changed to the Department of Child Development and Family Relationships. This department is now called Human Development and Family Studies. Her greatest interest was in child guidance. She wrote six Cornell Extension bulletins, published two books, and was a consulting editor for PARENTS Magazine and other child-parent related publications.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, research reports, films, voluminous nursery school records, and other materials constituting a history of the Department of Child Development and Family Relationships from its beginning as courses in child guidance in the 1924 summer school to becoming an independent department. Also, one volume with typescript history of the department, student papers for Mrs. Waring, and lessons for Christian agricultural missions in China, 1942.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Waring, Ethel Bushnell,1887-1972.
New York State College of Home Economics--History.
New York State College of Home Economics.Dept. of Family Life.
New York State College of Home Economics.Dept. of Child Development and Family Relationships.
New York State College of Human Ecology.Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies.

Subjects:
Child development.
Family life education.
Children--Counseling of.
Missions--China.
Women college teachers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ethel Bushnell Waring papers, #23-13-550. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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