Ruby Green Smith Papers,[ca.1948]

Collection Number: 23-17-2141

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ruby Green Smith papers, [ca.1948]
Collection Number:
23-17-2141
Creator:
Ruby Green. Smith
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Nine manuscripts of THE PEOPLE'S COLLEGES: A HISTORY OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXTENSION SERVICE, 1876-1948, written by Ruby Green Smith. The manuscripts detail the histories of various departments in the New York State College of Home Economics and the New York State Extension Service, Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Ruby Green Smith received a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Cornell in 1914. In 1918 she was appointed Deputy Food Commissioner for New York State and two years later became State Leader of Home Demonstration Agents at Cornell University, a position she held until her retirement in 1946.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Nine manuscripts of THE PEOPLE'S COLLEGES: A HISTORY OF THE NEW YORK STATE EXTENSION SERVICE, 1876-1948, written by Ruby Green Smith. The manuscripts detail the histories of various departments in the New York State College of Home Economics and the New York State Extension Service, Cornell University.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Smith, Ruby Green.
Smith, Ruby Green.
Cornell University--History.
New York State College of Agriculture.Extension Service.
New York State College of Home Economics.

Subjects:
Home economics--Study and teaching.
Home economics extension work.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ruby Green Smith papers, #23-17-2141. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
"History of the Extension Program in Family Life," by Margaret Wylie
Box 1 Folder 2
"History of Foods and Nutrition in Extension," by Lillian Shaben
Box 1 Folder 2
"Development of a Child Nutrition Program (adapted from Reports of Dorothy Williams and Lola Dudgeon). "My First Extension Experience in New York State," by Helen Monsch
Box 1 Folder 3
"New York State Emergency Food Commission, Human Food Commission," by Vera Caulum
Box 1 Folder 3
"A History of the Nutrition Activities of the State War Council," by Jeanette McCay
Box 1 Folder 4
"History of Extension Work in Home Furnishings," by Florence E. Wright
Box 1 Folder 4
"History of Adult Extension Work in Home Furnishings," 1926-1945 , by Ruth B. Comstock
Box 1 Folder 5
"Extension History: Department of Institution Management," by Katharine W. Harris
Box 1 Folder 6
"History of the Development of the Textile and Clothing Program in Extension," 1901-1925 , by Beulah Blackmore
Box 1 Folder 7
"History of the Development of the Textile and Clothing Program," by Mildred Carney
Box 1 Folder 8
"Reaching Out With Radio: The Use of Radio as a Teaching Medium for Clothing Projects," by Helen Powell Smith