Dept. Of Household Economics And Management Research Studies, 1913-1971, [1920-1971 (bulk)]

Collection Number: 23-18-1648

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dept. of Household Economics and Management Research studies, 1913-1971, 1920-1971 (bulk)
Collection Number:
23-18-1648
Creator:
New York State College of Home Economics.Department of Household Economics and Management.
Quantity:
34 cubic ft., 126 volumes, 10 reels microfilm
Forms of Material:
Research Materials, microfilm
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
New York State College of Home Economics Dept. of Household Economics and Management Research studies
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Specific surveys include: management of family finances, Livingston Co., NY, 1928-29; cost of living for farm families, Tompkins Co., NY, 1928-29; economic contributions of household members, NY State, 1960-61; financial management practices of young families, Tompkins Co., NY, 1955-58; financial management in relation to family values and concepts of financial security, Norwich, NY, 1961; financial management of graduate women, Cornell University, 1955; financial management from marriage to 1935, Tompkins and Livingston Counties, NY, 1935; food shopping practices of families, Cleveland, OH and Rochester, NY, 1939; kinds and amounts of representative foods used during one week, Cleveland, OH and Rochester, NY, 1938; management of food purchases and meals, NY State, 1959; food consumption of farm and village families, central NY State, 1927; inventories of outerwear of farm families, Tompkins Co., NY, 1950; types of equipment found in homes, Buffalo, NY, 1949; repair of small household electrical appliances, Canandaigua, NY, 1956; use of small kitchen equipment by young families, Ithaca, NY and vicinity, 1936; use of carpentry tools as a home management resource, NY State, 1945; major equipment work space, and storage space in homes, Ithaca, NY and vicinity, 1936-42; acceptance of the mechanical dishwasher, Rochester, NY, 1955-56; laundry practices and equipment, Erie, PA, 1959; and family laundry practices and costs, Tompkins Co., NY, 1945.
Also, buying and selling potatoes in retail groceries, Cleveland, Ohio and Rochester, NY, 1937-38; price variation in retail grocery stores, NY State, 1935; availability and price of fruits and vegetables in retail stores, Ithaca, NY, 1942-45; store practices and the sale of washing machines on credit, NY State, 1938-40; size of purchasing centers of families, NY State, 1928; a study of credit bureaus, NY State, 1940-42; decision-making concerning household activities, NY State, 1957; daily activities of homemakers confined to wheel chairs, Ithaca, NY and vicinity, 1954; distance traveled in farm homes when preparing and serving food and washing dishes, Seneca Co., NY, 1949-51; financial education at the secondary school level, Sherburne, NY, 1949; and selection of heat for cooking, NY, 1953.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Home Economics.
Walker, Kathryn.
Warren, Jean.
Wiegand, Elizabeth.
Cornell University--Students.

Subjects:
Households--Research.
Home economics.
Credit bureaus.
Handicapped women.
Women college students.
Time study.

Places:
New York (State)--Surveys.
Livingston County (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Tompkins County (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Seneca County (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Norwich (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Rochester (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Buffalo (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Canandaigua (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Sherburne (N.Y.)--Surveys.
Cleveland (Ohio)--Surveys.
Erie (Pa.)--Surveys.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted to educational and research purposes.
Partial listing of collection only.
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 Research studies, #23-18-1648. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-8
Correspondence Concerning the Department of Household Economics and Management Class Projects, Ithaca and Tompkins County--Kitchen Remodeling
1931; 1933; 1935
Box 1 Folder 9
Purnell Act Research-Laundry
1945
Box 1 Folder 10
Laundry Costs
1930-1948
Box 1 Folder 11
Seminar-Publications Concerning Clothing
1951
Box 1 Folder 12
Cowles Technical Tips-Publication
1934-1935
Box 1 Folder 13
Research Methods
1940
Box 1 Folder 14
Clothing Inventories of Outerwear of 103 New York Farm Families
1950
Box 1 Folder 15
Laundry-Publications
1931-1948
Box 1 Folder 16
Can Labels
Box 1 Folder 17
Consumer Purchases of Canned Tomatoes Labeled in Various Ways-Thesis
1941-1942
Box 1 Folder 18
Consumer Purchases of Canned Tomatoes and Peaches as Related to Retail Store Offerings in Buffalo Supermarkets
1941-1942
Box 1 Folder 19
Labeling-Publications
1940s
Box 1 Folder 20
Records
1935
Box 1 Folder 21
Suggestions for Further Study of Data Collected by Josephine Kramer
1935
Box 1 Folder 22
Financial History of Farm Families-Tompkins and Livingston Counties
1935
Box 1 Folder 23
Records-Livingston County
1928
Box 1 Folder 24
Directions for Making Lists of Families to be Visited for Copying Data
1928
Box 1 Folder 25
Farm Management Records-Dryden
1907, 1917, 1927
Box 1 Folder 26
Family Attitudes-Tompkins and Livingston Counties
1935
Box 1 Folder 27
Farm Management Records-Lansing
1908, 1928
Box 1 Folder 28
Farm Management Records-Hilton
1929
Box 1 Folder 29
Farm Management Records-Livingston County
1928-1929
Box 1 Folder 30
Financial Management by 427 New York Farm Families from Marriage Until 1935-Josephine Kramer
1935
Box 2 Folder 1
Correspondence-Credit Bureaus
1938-1939
Box 2 Folder 2
Improvements Suggested for Work Centers and Storage Centers in 916 Kitchens in New York State; Kitchen Floors and Floor Coverings-Both by Mildred Spicer
1930-1937; 1939
Box 2 Folder 3
Correspondence-Purchasing Centers
1927-1929
Box 2 Folder 4
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-A Study of Housing in Relation to Family Development-Surveys
Box 2 Folder 5
Radio Talk and Publicity
1940s
Box 2 Folder 6
Frozen Food Research
1942-1948
Box 2 Folder 7
Frozen Food Research
1943-1949
Box 2 Folder 8
Correspondence Concerning Freezing Units
1942-1944
Box 2 Folder 9
Articles on Food Pricing
1947-1954
Box 2 Folder 10
Data on Food Pricing
1938-1942
Box 2 Folder 11
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership
1931-1932
Box 2 Folder 12
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership
1930-1931
Box 2 Folder 13
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Technical Developments; Committee on Education and Service
1931
Box 2 Folder 14
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Large-Scale Operations
1931
Box 2 Folder 15
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Various Committee Reports and Directory of Committee Personnel
1931
Box 2 Folder 16
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Suggestions and Recommendations for Local Action
1932
Box 2 Folder 17
Synopsis of Studies Made for the Committee on Housing and Family Development
1931
Box 2 Folder 18
Economic Study of Food Consumed by Farm and Village Families in Central New York
1930
Box 2 Folder 19
Cost if Living Study-Sample Questionnaires
1929-1951
Box 2 Folder 20
Index Numbers of the Cost of Goods and Services Bought by Farm Families in New York; Methods of Construction
1920-1935
Box 2 Folder 21
Cost of Buying Food-Teaching Materials
19341-1938
Box 2 Folder 22
Material Used at Washington Meeting Concerning USDA Index
1939
Box 2 Folder 23
Farm and Home Week-Staff Lectures
1937-1960
Box 2 Folder 24
The School of Living-Suffern, New York
1940
Box 2 Folder 25
U.S. President's 7-Point Program to Control the Cost of Living-County Conferences to Consider Program
1942
Box 2 Folder 26
Business Facts for Homemakers-Cooperative Extension Project
1949-1958
Box 2 Folder 27
Kitchen Floors and Stoves-Cooperative Extension Project
1931-1933
Box 2 Folder 28
Family Financial Management-Summary; Teaching Materials
1919-1932; 1929-1957
Box 2 Folder 29
Money Management-Publications from Various States
1934-1951
Box 2 Folder 30
Dishwashing and Cooking Utensils-Cooperative Extension Project
1928-1946
Box 2 Folder 31
Kitchen Arrangement-Bulletins, Slide Scripts
1947-1956
Box 2 Folder 32
Kitchen Improvement-Reports, Bulletins, Projects
1931-1946
Box 2 Folder 33
Kitchen Design-Illustrations
Box 3 Folder 1
Soapmaking-Cushman's Teaching Material
1929-1934
Box 3 Folder 2
Development and Home Management-Correpondence and Reports
1946-1949
Box 3 Folder 3
Homemakers' Use of Time
1930
Box 3 Folder 4
Modern Methods of Housecleaning-Cooperative Extension Project
1931-1934
Box 3 Folder 5
Management Tours to Home-Teaching Methods Developed by Prof. Cushman
1944-1953
Box 3 Folder 6
Kitchen Tours-Teaching Method
1936-1957
Box 3 Folder 7
Overcoming Fatigue-Cooperative Extension Project Developed by Prof. Cushman
1934-1941
Box 3 Folder 8
Overcoming Fatigue
1942-1944
Box 3 Folder 9
Box 3 Folder 10
Home Mangement Projects in Cooperative Extension
1921-1937
Box 3 Folder 11
Course Material-Prof. Cushman
1933-1953
Box 3 Folder 12
Course Material-Prof. Cushman
1938-1949
Box 3 Folder 13
Development of a Successful Kitchen-Class Report
1935
Box 3 Folder 14
Photos of Prof. Cushman's Home on Hanshaw Road
1947
Box 3 Folder 15
Development of Organization of a Home Sewing Center-Prof. Cushman
1927-1929
Box 3 Folder 16
Publications Prepared by Other States Concerning Equipment
1931-1947
Box 3 Folder 17
Cornell Publications Concerning Equipment
1936-1952
Box 3 Folder 18
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Types of Dwellings
1931
Box 3 Folder 19
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Kitchens and Other Work Centers
1931
Box 3 Folder 20
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Subdivision Layout
1931
Box 3 Folder 21
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Industrial Decentralization and Housing
1931
Box 3 Folder 20
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Blighted Areas and Slums
1931
Box 3 Folder 23
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Construction
1931
Box 3 Folder 24
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Design
1931
Box 3 Folder 25
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on City Planning and Zoning
1931
Box 3 Folder 26
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Finance
1931
Box 3 Folder 27
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Taxation
1931
Box 3 Folder 28
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Home Ownership and Leasing
1931
Box 3 Folder 29
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Home Furnishing and Decoration
1931
Box 3 Folder 30
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Lanscape Planning and Planting
1931
Box 3 Folder 31
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Various Committee Reports
1931
Box 4 Folder 1
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Relative Values in Household Management
1931
Box 4 Folder 2
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Purchasing Procedures
1931
Box 4 Folder 3
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Scheduling Household Tasks; Storage Spaces
1931
Box 4 Folder 4
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Home Information Services and Centers
1931
Box 4 Folder 5
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Committee on the Relationship of Income and the Home-Buffalo Home Ownership Study
1931
Box 4 Folder 6
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Bibliographies
1931
Box 4 Folder 7
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Household Management-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Education and Guidance
1931
Box 4 Folder 8
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Design and Construction
1931
Box 4 Folder 9
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Economic Factors in Farm and Village Home Ownership and Improvement
1931
Box 4 Folder 10
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Sanitation, Farmstead Planning and Beautification
1931
Box 4 Folder 11
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Housing of Special Groups
1931
Box 4 Folder 12
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Farm and Village Housing-Special Reports
1931
Box 4 Folder 13
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Housing and the Community
1931
Box 4 Folder 14
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Negro Housing
1931
Box 4 Folder 15
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Home Information Services and Centers
1931
Box 4 Folder 16
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Home information Services and Centers
1931
Box 4 Folder 17
President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership-Committee on Home information Services and Centers
1931
Box 4 Folder 18
Housing Reports from Kansas State College
1931
Box 4 Folder 19
Housing Reports-Resource Material Used for the Committe on Homemaking, Housing and Family Life
1931
Box 4 Folder 20
Housing and Family Life Committee Reports
1931
Box 4 Folder 21
Robert Foster's Study on Home Conditions on Family Life
1932
Box 4 Folder 22
List of Heads of Home Economics Departments in the U.S.
1931
Box 4 Folder 23
Correspondence-Claribel Nye, Lawrence Frank
Box 4 Folder 24
President's Conference on Home Building and Ownership-Memoranda
1931
Box 4 Folder 25
O.C. Carmichael's Reports on Housing
1931
Box 4 Folder 26
City Housing Report
Box 4 Folder 27
Circular Letters
Box 4 Folder 28
Publications Committee
Box 4 Folder 29
Committees Housing
Box 4 Folder 30
Outlines Housing
Box 5 Folder 1-69
Plans, Photos, Descriptions, and Write-ups of Home Economics Projects in the Kitchens and Storage Areas of Local Residents (Alphabetical Listing A-D)
1938-1971
Box 6 Folder 1-53
Plans, Photos, Descriptions, and Write-ups of Home Economics Projects in the Kitchens and Storage Areas of Local Residents (Alphabetical Listing E-J)
1938-1971
Box 7 Folder 1-57
Plans, Photos, Descriptions, and Write-ups of Home Economics Projects in the Kitchens and Storage Areas of Local Residents (Alphabetical Listing K-M)
1943-1971
Box 8 Folder 1-68
Plans, Photos, Descriptions, and Write-ups of Home Economics Projects in the Kitchens and Storage Areas of Local Residents (Alphabetical Listing N-S)
1940-1971
Box 9 Folder 1-45
Plans, Photos, Descriptions, and Write-ups of Home Economics Projects in the Kitchens and Storage Areas of Local Residents (Alphabetical Listing S-W)
1939-1968
Box 10 Folder 1-25
Photos, Misc. Class Projects, Household Activities Manual
Farm Homemakers' Use of Time, Genesee County
1936
Box 11 Volume 1
Batavia No. 11-114
Box 11 Volume 2
Batavia No. 115-187
Box 11 Volume 3
Batavia No. 190-303
Box 11 Volume 4
Bergen No. 3-76
Box 12 Volume 5
Bergen No. 78-171
Box 12 Volume 6
Bethany No. 4-90
Box 12 Volume 7
Bethany No. 95-175
Box 12 Volume 8
Bryon
Box 12 Volume 9
Pavilion No. 2-93
Box 13 Volume 10
Pavilion No. 94-181
Box 13 Volume 11
Stafford No. 1-108
Box 13 Volume 12
Stafford No. 111-196
Box 13 Volume 13
Seasonal Records from All Townships
Consumer Preference for Potatoes
1936-1939
Retail Store Supply
Box 14 Volume 1
Cleveland, OH
1936-1938
Box 14 Volume 2
Rochester, NY
1937-1938
Consumer Store Record
Box 14 Volume 3-5
Cleveland, OH
1936
Box 15 Volume 6-7
Cleveland, OH
1937
Box 15 Volume 8-9
Cleveland, OH
1938
Box 15 Volume 10
Rochester, NY
1937
Box 16 Volume 11
Rochester, NY
1938
Box 16 Volume 12
Rochester, NY
1939
Consumer Home Record
Box 16 Volume 13-21
Cleveland, OH
1936
Box 18 Volume 22-25
Cleveland, OH
1937
Box 19 Volume 26-30
Cleveland, OH
1938
Box 20 Volume 31-35
Rochester, NY
1937
Box 21 Volume 36-38
Rochester, NY
1938
Box 21 Volume 39-41
Rochester, NY
1938
Household Management by Farm Families
1927-1928
Box 22 Volume 1-6
Dryden No. 108-522
Box 23 Volume 7-9
Lansing No. 4-478
Practices in Installment Selling in New York State
1938
Box 23 Volume 1-3
No. 10323
1938
Use of Time of Farm and City Full-Time Homemakers and Homemakers in the Labor Force
1952
Geneseo County
Box 24 Volume 1
No. 1-50
Box 24 Volume 2
No. 51-101
Auburn, NY
Box 24 Volume 3
No. 1-50
Box 24 Volume 4
No. 51-100
Box 24 Volume 5
No. 102-157
Some Practices in the Management of Food Purchases on Meals
1958
Box 25 Volume 1
No. 1-2
Box 25 Volume 2
No. 3-4
Box 25 Volume 3
No. 5-6
Box 25 Volume 4
No. 7-8
Merchants Practices in Credit Investigation, New York State
1940
Box 25 Volume 1-2
No. 1-295
Practices of Credit Bureaus
1940
Box 25 Volume 1
Families' Decisions in the Care of Laundry
1945
Box 26 Volume 1-2
No. 1-186
Box 26 Volume 3
No. 200-324
Box 26 Volume 4
No. 400-524
The Workload and its Values for 50 Homeowners
1958
Box 26 Volume 1
Tompkins County, NY, No. 1-50
Major Equipment and Conveniences Used in Household Tasks
1939
Box 27 Volume 1
Dryden School District
Box 27 Volume 2
Homer School District
Box 27 Volume 3
Newark School District, No. 101-135
Box 27 Volume 4
Newark School District, No. 136-174
Basic Distances in 100 Farm Homes for Preparing Food
1949
Box 27 Volume 1
Upper Economic Group, No. 1-70
Box 27 Volume 2
Lower Economic Group, No. 1-84
Financial Management Practices of Young Families, by Wells
1957
Box 28 Volume 1
No. 1-33
Box 28 Volume 2
No. 34-65
Box 28 Volume 3
No. 69-535
Family Decisions about the Conduct of Household Tasks as Related to Human and Material Resources of the Home, by Davis
1956
Box 28 Volume 1
No. 4-24
Box 28 Volume 2
No. 26-46
Box 28 Volume 3
No. 47-63
Box 28 Volume 4
No. 64-77
Records for Study of Economic Contributions and Receipts of Household Members
1953
Box 29 Volume 1
No. 1-30
Box 29 Volume 2
No. 31-60
Box 29 Volume 3
No. 61-90
Box 29 Volume 4
No. 91-120
Box 29 Volume 5
No. 121-150
Box 29 Volume 6
No. 151-225
Box 29 Volume 7
No. 226-255
Clothing Inventories of Outerwear of New York Farm Families
1950
Box 30 Volume 1
No. 1-72
Box 30 Volume 2
No. 204-247
Box 30 Volume 3
No. 259-247
Box 30 Volume 4
No. 402-480
Box 30 Volume 5
No. 600-915
Box 30 Volume 6
No. 151-225
Box 30 Volume 7
No. 226-255
Management in Relation to the Care of its House--Living Room Cleaning Practices and Attitudes of Homemakers and Their Relationships to Family Use of the Living Room
1954
Box 30 Volume 1
No. 2-76
Box 31 Volume 2
No. 80-175
Box 31 Volume 3
No. 176-259
Box 31 Volume 4
No. 261-361
Box 31 Volume 5
No. 364-483
Box 31 Volume 6
No. 485-586
Box 31 Volume 7
No. 627-680
Box 31 Volume 8
No. 685-850
Economic Contributions Made by Families to Their Newly Married Children
1960
Box 32 Volume 1
No. 1-28
Box 32 Volume 2
No. 29-54
Box 32 Volume 3
No. 101-128
Box 32 Volume 4
No. 129-153
Financial Management in Relation to Family Values and Concepts of Financial Security
1960
Box 32 Volume 1
No. 1-32
Box 32 Volume 2
No. 101-133
History of Financial Management of Farm Families (Vols. 8-9 at K-230-A-1)
1935
Livingston County
Box 33 Volume 1
Avon
Box 33 Volume 2
Geneseo
Box 33 Volume 3
Lima
Box 33 Volume 4
York
Box 33 Volume 5
Caledonia
Tompkins County
Box 33 Volume 6
Dryden
Box 33 Volume 7
Lansing
Membership Study
1958
Box 34 Volume 1-7
History of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University, by Colman
1963
Box 34 Volume 1