Catherine Jane Personius Papers, 1930-1967, [1940-1967 (bulk).]

Collection Number: 23-14-979

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Catherine Jane Personius papers, 1930-1967, 1940-1967 (bulk).
Collection Number:
23-14-979
Creator:
Catherine Jane, Personius 1904-
Quantity:
5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Publications, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes printed and photocopied material, and other papers relating to Personius' work.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of food and nutrition, Cornell University.
Catherine Personius graduated from Elmira College in 1925 with a degree in home economics and chemistry, subsequently joining the staff as foods instructor. In 1928, she completed her M.A. at Teacher's College, Columbia University and in 1937 her Ph.D. from Cornell, joining the faculty as an assistant professor that same year. From 1940-1943, she was an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and then returned to Cornell as professor and co-chair of the Department of Food and Nutrition and a year later as chair. In 1947, she also became Coordinator of Research for the College and Assistant Director of the Experiment Station. Personius was the first woman to be a faculty representative on the Board of Trustees where she served from 1959-1964. She retired in 1966.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes printed and photocopied material, and other papers relating to Personius' work as a teacher and researcher in home economics, especially relating to her field of food and nutrition and with the Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Personius, Catherine Jane,1904-
Cornell University--Faculty.
Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

Subjects:
Home economics.
Nutrition.
Women college teachers.
Home economists.
Nutritionists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Catherine Jane Personius papers, #23-14-979. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Biographical Material
Series II. Course Material
Series III. Subject and Reference Files
Series IV. Cornell Committees, Events, Projects, Research
Series V. Outside Associations and Organizations
Series VI. American Home Economics Association (AHEA)
Series VII. Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (ASULGC)
Series VIII. Northeast Region

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 2
Biographical Information, including photograph
1937-1966
Box 1 Folder 2
Reprints and Manuscripts
1938-1959
Box 1 Folder 3
Course Notes - University of Wisconsin
1943
Box 1 Folder 4
Talks and Papers by Personius
1947-1961
Box 1 Folder 5
Talks and Papers by Personius
1962-1968
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence
1949-1964
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence and Memos
1955-1965
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence - Various Outside Organizations
1959-1964
Box 1 Folder 9
Board of Directors - Cornell Research Foundation
1955-1964
Box 1 Folder 10
Trip to Russia
1959-1960
Box 1 Folder 11
Consulting Project - Carnegie Institute of Technology
1959
Box 1 Folder 12
Oral History Project
1963
Box 1 Folder 13
Oral History Transcript
1964
Box 1 Folder 14
Core Curriculum
1938-1944
Box 1 Folder 15
Sub-Freshman Foods Questionnaire
1938
Box 1 Folder 16
Food Tests
1939
Box 1 Folder 17
Food and Nutrition Lab Notebook (1)
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 18
Food and Nutrition Lab Notebook (2)
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 19
Lectures - 1st Term
1938-1939
Box 1 Folder 20
Lectures - 2nd Term
1938-1939
Box 1 Folder 21
Lectures - 1st Term
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 22
Lectures - 2nd Term
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 23
Lectures
1952-1959
Box 1 Folder 24
Lectures and Labs
1955-1961
Box 1 Folder 25
Course Material (1)
1933-1939
Box 1 Folder 26
Course Material (2)
1931-1939
Box 1 Folder 27
Course Material (3)
1934-1939
Box 1 Folder 28
Course Material
1936
Box 1 Folder 29
Course Material (1)
1940
Box 1 Folder 30
Course Material (2)
1940
Box 1 Folder 31
Lectures - Cora Miller
1941
Box 1 Folder 32
Department Curriculum Study
1947-1949
Box 1 Folder 33
Food and Nutrition Course Material
1950s
Box 1 Folder 34
Food and Nutrition Course Material
1950
Box 1 Folder 35
Food and Nutrition - Summer Session
1951
Box 2 Folder 1
Food and Nutrition - Course Material
1960-1961
Box 2 Folder 2
Flour
1961-1963
Box 2 Folder 3-39
Food and Nutrition (FN) 314 Course Material
1944-1967
Box 2 Folder 40
FN 316 Course Material
1947-1963
Box 2 Folder 41
FN 217 Course Material
1966
Box 2 Folder 42
FN 420 Seminar - Food and Nutrition
1955-1957
Box 2 Folder 43
FN Course Material
1966
Box 2 Folder 44
Course Offerings Study
1950-1955
Box 2 Folder 45
Undergraduate Curriculum
1961
Box 2 Folder 46
Papers Concerning Research in Home Economics
1925-1959
Box 2 Folder 47
Papers Concerning Research in Home Economics
1960-1967
Box 2 Folder 48
Talks, Papers by Various Home Economists
1955-1960
Box 2 Folder 49
Talks, Papers by Various Home Economists
1961-1966
Box 2 Folder 50
Food Research Workers - Biographical Information
1947
Box 2 Folder 51
Encyclopedia Americana Entry
1952
Box 2 Folder 52
Doctoral Programs in Home Economics
1954-1955
Box 2 Folder 53
B. T. Shaw's Statements on Redirection of Human Nutrition and Home Economics Research
1955-1958
Box 2 Folder 54
Research Needs in Agriculture
1957
Box 3 Folder 1
Milkoato, Milkcorno, Milkwheato - G. L. F.
Box 3 Folder 2
Testing Proficiency in Food Preparation
1941
Box 3 Folder 3
Soy Flours in Baking
1941
Box 3 Folder 4
Soy Bean Committee
1944-1945
Box 3 Folder 5
Effect of Heat on Cheese
1941-1942
Box 3 Folder 6
Dried Egg Powder
1942-1943
Box 3 Folder 7
Dried Whey in Bread
1944
Box 3 Folder 8
Dairyman's League Fellowship - Nonfat Dry Milk Solids
1945-1951
Box 3 Folder 9
American Dairy Association Project - Correspondence
1945-1947
Box 3 Folder 10
Recipes Tested for NYS Historical Association
1945-1947
Box 3 Folder 11
Vegetables - Market Growers Journal
1945-1957
Box 3 Folder 12
Cherry Pie
1946
Box 3 Folder 13
Yale Food Study
1946-1949
Box 3 Folder 14
Calcium Treatment of Tomatoes and Apples
1949
Box 3 Folder 15
Borden Award - Frances Johnston Nomination
1950
Box 3 Folder 16
Cornell Executive Aircraft
1962
Box 3 Folder 17
Radio Broadcasts
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 18
Radio Broadcasts
1950-1950
Box 3 Folder 19
Post-War Planning Committee
1943-1946
Box 3 Folder 20
Food Preservation Committee
1944
Box 3 Folder 21
School of Nutrition - Committee and Special Reports
1944-1945
Box 3 Folder 22
Graduate Students Committee
1945
Box 3 Folder 23
College Nutrition Committee
1948
Box 3 Folder 24
Ad Hoc Committee on Library Building Program
1950
Box 3 Folder 25
Conference Committee on Higher Education for Women
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 26
9th and 12ths Committee
1958-1961
Box 3 Folder 27
Ad Hoc Committee on Patent and Trademark Policy
1961
Box 3 Folder 28
Nuclear Peril Committee
1961-1962
Box 3 Folder 29
Purnell Projects in Home Economics
1924-1930
Box 3 Folder 30
Purnell Act - Paper by E. W. Allen
1926
Box 3 Folder 31
Home Economics Research
1930s-1940s
Box 3 Folder 32
Food Technology Program
1944-1947
Box 3 Folder 33
Rural Housing Project Research
1944-1947
Box 3 Folder 34
University Policy - Research
1948-1950
Box 3 Folder 35
Housing Research Center at Cornell
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 36
Social Science Research Center - Cornell
1964-1965
Box 3 Folder 37
School of Nutrition - Freezing of Pre-Cooked Foods Research
1944
Box 3 Folder 38
School of Nutrition - Frozen Food Research
1945-1947
Box 3 Folder 39
School of Nutrition - Frozen Food, Food Preservation Research Reports
1946-1948
Box 3 Folder 40
Medical Consultants
1946-1950
Box 3 Folder 41
Experiment Station Staff - Identification with College - Letter from A. R. Mann to Martha van Rensselaer
1929
Box 3 Folder 42
Research Appointments
1951-1953
Box 3 Folder 43
Graduate Staff
1956-1961
Box 3 Folder 44
Visitors from Other Countries
1961
Box 3 Folder 45
Institute - Nutritional Status: A Critical Evaluation
1965
Box 3 Folder 46
Conference for Home Economists Working with Low Income Families
1965
Box 3 Folder 47
Land Grant College Association Conference Report
1925
Box 3 Folder 48
Reports and Studies at Wisconsin and Cornell
1940-1948
Box 3 Folder 49
NYS Dept. of Education Committee on Food and Nutrition Curriculum
1945-1946
Box 3 Folder 50
Food and Nutrition Advisory Committee - Reports, Minutes
1951-1962
Box 3 Folder 51
Home Economics Research Advisory Committee - Reports, Minutes
1955-1966
Box 3 Folder 52
Interregional Committee on Nutritional Status - Meeting Minutes
1952-1959
Box 3 Folder 53
NYS Home Demonstration Agents Association - Research Committee
1957-1959
Box 3 Folder 54
Workshop - Administrative Management for Home Economics in the Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities
1953
Box 4 Folder 1
Workshop - Administrative Management for Home Economics
1957
Box 4 Folder 2
Workshop - Home Economics in Higher Education
1960
Box 4 Folder 3
Accreditation Review - University of Tennessee; University of Delaware
1962-1963
Box 4 Folder 4
USDA Food and Human Nutrition
1962-1963
Box 4 Folder 5
U. S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare - Home Economics Curriculum Project
1963-1967
Box 4 Folder 6
Capener Committee - OEO
1965-1966
Box 4 Folder 7
Conference - "Strengthening Home Economics Research," Sponsored by AHEA and Oregon State University
1966
Box 4 Folder 8
AHEA - Research Department - Division of Food and Nutrition
1938-1947
Box 4 Folder 9
Handbook of Food Preparation - AHEA
1942-1947
Box 4 Folder 10
AHEA - Sub-Committee on Need for Home Economics Resrach at the Federal Level
1955-1956
Box 4 Folder 11
AHEA - National Research Institute for the American Home
1956-1961
Box 4 Folder 12
AHEA - Survey of Status of Publication of Home Economics Research
1962-1963
Box 4 Folder 13
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - Research Committees
1947-1952
Box 4 Folder 14
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - Research Committees
1952-1960
Box 4 Folder 15
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - Research
1948-1951
Box 4 Folder 16
Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities - Research
1949-1956
Box 4 Folder 17
Financing Research Publications - Land-Grant Committee
1953-1954
Box 4 Folder 18
ASULGC - Publications
1960s
Box 4 Folder 19
ASULGC - Reports of the Executive Committee
1960s
Box 4 Folder 20
Centennial Committee - Anniversary of the Establishment of Land-Grant Colleges
1960-1962
Box 4 Folder 21
Centennial Committee - Anniversary of the Establishment of Land-Grant Colleges
1960-1961
Box 4 Folder 22
ASULGC - Centennial Convocation Remarks
1961
Box 4 Folder 23
ASULGC - Centennial Convocation Remarks
1961
Box 4 Folder 24
ASULGC - Study of Home Economics (1)
1961-1965
Box 4 Folder 25
ASULGC - Study of Home Economics (2)
1961-1965
Box 4 Folder 26
ASULGC - Study of Home Economics
1963
Box 4 Folder 27
ASULGC - Correspondence
1962-1963
Box 4 Folder 28
ASULGC - Home Economics Division - Reports, Memos, Correspondence (1)
1964-1966
Box 4 Folder 29
ASULGC - Home Economics Division - Reports, Memos, Correspondence (2)
1966-1968
Box 4 Folder 30
ASULGC - Papers Given at General Session
1963
Box 4 Folder 31
ASULGC - Papers Given at Meetings of Home Economics Division
1964
Box 4 Folder 32
Northeastern Home Economics Research Workers
1937-1945
Box 4 Folder 33
NE Regional Textiles an Clothing Research Project Minutes
1952-1954
Box 5 Folder 1
Regional Research Proposal - Home Economics Marketing
1956
Box 5 Folder 2
NE-4 - Correspondence
1947
Box 5 Folder 3
NE-4 - Minutes, Annual Reports, Budgets
1947-1952
Box 5 Folder 4
NE-4 - Cooperative Nutritional Status Studies in NE
1950-1954
Box 5 Folder 5
NE-16 - Minutes
1952-1956
Box 5 Folder 6
NE-16 - Project Statements, Annual Reports, Budgets, Publications
1952-1960
Box 5 Folder 7
NE-19 - Annual Reports, Procedural Manual
1954-1960
Box 5 Folder 8
NE-19 - Minutes of Committee Meetings
1954-1957
Box 5 Folder 9
NE-19 - Revised - Minutes, Memos
1958-1962
Box 5 Folder 10
NE-19 - Revised - Annual Reports, Budgets, Publications
1958-1964
Box 5 Folder 11
NE-20 - Regional Research in Housing Meetings
1954-1957
Box 5 Folder 12
NE-37 - Annual Report Budgets, Publications
1957-1965
Box 5 Folder 13
NE-37 - Memos
1962-1963
Box 5 Folder 14
NE-37 - Revised - Regional Project Statement, Policy and Procedure
1955-1962
Box 5 Folder 15
NE-37 - Revised - Minutes
1956-1963
Box 5 Folder 16
NE-37 - Revised - Correspondence
1960-1966
Box 5 Folder 17
NE Regional Research in Housing Projects - Not Activated
1958
Box 5 Folder 18
NE Regional Research Exploratory Studies
1962
Box 5 Folder 19
NEM-32 - Marketing Project - Correspondence
1957-1958
Box 5 Folder 20
NEM-32 - Minutes, Annual Reports
1963-1966