Ella M. Cushman Papers,1927-1940.

Collection Number: 23-18-1725

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ella M. Cushman papers, 1927-1940.
Collection Number:
23-18-1725
Creator:
Ella M. (Ella Mary) Cushman, 1886-1967.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, publications, and other material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence of Ella M. Cushman, and material related to the Federal Housing Administration, 1935; "Farm House Survey," 1927-1940; and "Kitchen Arrangement," 1937.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Home Economics at Cornell University from 1936-1954.
Ella Cushman received her B.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1925 and her M.S. from Cornell in 1928. That same year she was appointed extension instructor in economics of the household and household management and was promoted to extension assistant professor in 1935. Cushman taught in the resident program for summer sessions in 1934-1937 and also in the regular academic fall term of 1936-1937. In 1938, Miss Cushman moved into resident teaching full time and was promoted to associate professor in 1941. She became a professor in 1950 and was named professor emeritus following her retirement in 1954.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence of Ella M. Cushman, and material related to the Federal Housing Administration, 1935; "Farm House Survey," 1927-1940; and "Kitchen Arrangement," 1937.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cushman, Ella M. (Ella Mary), 1886-1967.
Cornell University--Faculty.
United States.Federal Housing Administration.

Subjects:
College teachers.
Home economists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ella M. Cushman papers, #23-18-1725. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
"Limitations of Scientific Management in Household Work," "A Week at Mrs. Gilbreth's"
1927-1928
Box 1 Folder 2
Farm House Surveys
1930-1940
Box 1 Folder 3-4
Federal Housing Administration - Correspondence
1935
Box 1 Folder 5
Kitchen Arrangement - Correspondence
1937