Dept. of Household Economics and Management Extension Records,[ca. 1917]-1982, 1925-1962 (bulk)

Collection Number: 23-18-919

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dept. of Household Economics and Management extension records, [ca. 1917]-1982, 1925-1962 (bulk)
Collection Number:
23-18-919
Creator:
New York State College of Home Economics. Dept. of Household Economics and Management.
Quantity:
6.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Surveys, reports, photographs, slides, filmstrips.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Home economics extension records concerning the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, New York, and most New York State counties, including annual reports and summaries of home economics and management programs carried on by home economics extension specialists from Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

From its founding to ca. 1969 the department was called Household Economics and Management. From ca. 1969 to ca. 1977, it was known as the Department of Consumer Economics and Public Policy. After 1977, it has been called the Department of Consumer Economics and Housing.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Home economics extension records concerning the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, New York, and most New York State counties, including annual reports and summaries of home economics and management programs carried on by home economics extension specialists from Cornell University; requests from counties for assistance with their extension programs from the College of Home Economics; reports from Household Study Clubs, "kitchen conferences," and extension speakers; extension leaders' lesson plans; and related photocopied items. U.S.D.A. Bureau of Home Economics survey of New York farm wives' use of time, June 1925; 40 completed survey forms and fragments; unpublished analysis of 107 survey forms, probably by Jean Warren; and 11 survey forms from an inventory of farm household equipment, 1925. Also, folders on the content and development of an extension program in Farm and Home Management; Agents Training School materials, 1936-1867; photographs, mostly of kitchens, arranged by county and taken under the supervision of Extension faculty in the Department of Household Economics and Management (photos were used for both Extension and resident teaching); and slides and filmstrips of kitchens and kitchen equipment. Record of equipment purchases for the laboratory.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Home Economics. Department of Household Economics and Management.
New York State College of Home Economics. Dept. of Consumer Economics and Public Policy.
United States. Bureau of Home Economics.

Subjects:
Home economics extension work--New York (State)
Home economics extension work--New York (State)--Buffalo.
Home economics extension work--New York (State)--Rochester.
Home economics extension work--New York (State)--Syracuse.
Home economics--Study and teaching.
Home economics--Accounting.
Home economics--Equipment and supplies.
Household appliances.
Kitchens--New York (State)
Farmers' spouses--New York (State)
Housewives--New York (State)
Rural women--New York (State)
Home economics extension workers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted to educational and research purposes.
Restrictions on use:
Access is granted with the understanding that names of individual respondents will not be cited.
Cite As:
Dept. of Household Economics and Management extension records, #23-18-919. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Albany
1941-1960
Box 1 Folder 2
Allegany
1921-1960
Box 1 Folder 3-4
Broome
1927-1960
Box 1 Folder 5-6
Cattaraugus
1923-1960
Box 1 Folder 7-8
Cayuga
1920-1960
Box 1 Folder 9-10
Chatauqua
1922-1960
Box 1 Folder 11-12
Chemung
1920-1960
Box 1 Folder 13-14
Chenango
1923-1960
Box 1 Folder 15
Clinton
1940-1960
Box 1 Folder 16
Columbia
1942-1960
Box 1 Folder 17-18
Cortland
1920-1960
Box 1 Folder 19-20
Delaware
1923-1960
Box 1 Folder 21
Dutchess
1946-1960
Box 1 Folder 22-23
Erie
1921-1960
Box 1 Folder 24
Buffalo City
1935-1955
Box 1 Folder 25
Essex
1948-1960
Box 1 Folder 26
Franklin
1933-1960
Box 1 Folder 27
Fulton
1950-1960
Box 1 Folder 28-29
Genesee
1919-1960
Box 2 Folder 30
Greene
1949-1960
Box 2 Folder 31
Herkimer
1920-1960
Box 2 Folder 32-33
Jefferson
1921-1960
Box 2 Folder 34
Lewis
1926-1960
Box 2 Folder 35-36
Livingston
1928-1960
Box 2 Folder 37-38
Madison
1920-1960
Box 2 Folder 39-40
Monroe
1925-1960
Box 2 Folder 41
Rochester City (Monroe)
1921-1961
Box 2 Folder 42
Montgomery
1942-1960
Box 2 Folder 43
Nassau
1940-1961
Box 2 Folder 44
New York City (Queens)
1952-1955
Box 2 Folder 45
Niagara
1921-1961
Box 2 Folder 46-47
Oneida
1920-1960
Box 2 Folder 48-49
Onondaga
1920-1960
Box 2 Folder 50
Syracuse City (Onondaga)
1924-1958
Box 2 Folder 51
Ontario
1922-1960
Box 2 Folder 52
Orleans
1928-1960
Box 2 Folder 53
Orange
1928-1960
Box 3 Folder 54-55
Oswego
1924-1960
Box 3 Folder 56
Ostego
1924-1960
Box 3 Folder 57
Rensselaer
1917-1960
Box 3 Folder 58
Rockland
1947-1960
Box 3 Folder 59
St. Lawrence
1925-1960
Box 3 Folder 60
Saratoga
1919-1960
Box 3 Folder 61
Schenectady
1940-1960
Box 3 Folder 62
Schoharie
1939-1960
Box 3 Folder 63
Schuyler
1922-1960
Box 3 Folder 64
Seneca
1921-1960
Box 3 Folder 65
Steuben
1921-1960
Box 3 Folder 66
Suffolk
1922-1960
Box 3 Folder 67
Sullivan
1924-1960
Box 3 Folder 68
Tioga
1919-1960
Box 3 Folder 69-70
Tompkins
1924-1960
Box 3 Folder 71
Ulster
1933-1960
Box 3 Folder 72
Warren
1930-1960
Box 3 Folder 73
Washington
1942-1960
Box 3 Folder 74
Wayne
1934-1960
Box 3 Folder 75
Westchester
1942-1960
Box 2 Folder 76
Wyoming
1936-1960
Box 2 Folder 77
Yates
1931-1960
Box 5
Folders on the content and development of an extension program in Farm and Home Management; Agents Training School
1936-1955
Box 6
Agents Training School
1956-1968
Box 7
Photographs of kitchens, arranged by county
1940
Box 7
Photographs of kitchen remodeled at 118 Delaware Avenue, Ithaca; Home of Myron Gustin and Evelyn Davis Fincher.
1953
Box 8
Slides of kitchens and kitchen equipment, filmstrips
Box 9
U.S.D.A. Bureau of Home Economics survey of N.Y. farm wives use of time, June, 1925. 40 completed survey forms plus fragments; unpublished analysis of 107 survey forms, probably by Jean Warren; inventory of farm household equipment, 11 survey forms.
1925