Conference Records: "Rethinking Women And Home Economics In The Twentieth Century."

Collection Number: 23-2-2720

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Conference records: "Rethinking Women and Home Economics in the Twentieth Century."
Collection Number:
23-2-2720
Creator:
New York State College of Human Ecology.
Quantity:
1.3 Cubic Feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, audiocassettes, publicity, lists, and other administrative records of the conference at Cornell University.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, audiocassettes, publicity, lists, and other administrative records of the conference at Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, audiocassettes, publicity, lists, and other administrative records of the conference at Cornell University.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Human Ecology.

Subjects:
Home economics.
Women--Social conditions.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Conference records: "Rethinking Women and Home Economics in the Twentieth Century." #23-2-2720. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Panelists/Attendees
Box 1 Folders 1-61
Series II. Arrangements/Publicity
Box 1 Folders 62-76
Box 2 Folders 1-17
Series III. Cassette Tapes
Box 2

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Allen, Ruth - Commentary and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 2
Apple, Rina - University of Wisconsin - "Every Girl a Mother Home Economics and the Ideology of Motherhood, 1890-1950"
Box 1 Folder 3
Babbitt, Kathleen - SUNY Binghamton - "Alphabet Soup and Depression-Era Subsistence: NYS Extension and the New Deal Agencies of the 1930s"
Box 1 Folder 4
Bates, Mercedes - Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 5
Belesco, Warren - University of Maryland, Baltimore County - "Home Economists vs. Alternative Foodways"
Box 1 Folder 6
Brumberg, J.J. - Vita and correspondence
Box 1 Folder 7
Bryant, Keith - Cornell University - Comments on Horowitz and Robinson Papers
Box 1 Folder 8
Cravens, Hamilton - Iowa State University - Correspondence and Vita
Box 1 Folder 9
Colman, Gould - Cornell University Archivist
Box 1 Folder 10
Conable, Charlotte W. - Resume and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 11
Cowan, Ruth Schwartz - SUNY, Stony Brook (facilitator/respondent)
Box 1 Folder 12
Davis, Audrey - Curator, The National Museum of American History
Box 1 Folder 13
Dean Firebaugh correspondence
Box 1 Folder 14
DeVault, Eileen - ILR, Cornell University
Box 1 Folder 15
Dudden, Faye E. - Union College (facilitator/respondent)
Box 1 Folder 16
East, Marjorie - panelist - correspondence and resume
Box 1 Folder 17
Furness, Betty
Box 1 Folder 18
Geistfeld, Loren - Ohio State University - Vita
Box 1 Folder 19
Gentzler, Yvonne S. - Resume and correspondence
Box 1 Folder 20
Goldsmith, Elizabeth - Invited Scholar - Florida State University
Box 1 Folder 21
Goldstein, Carolyn - University of Delaware - "Part of the Package? : Home Economists in Industry in the Interwar Period"
Box 1 Folder 22
Grant, Julia - Boston - "Modernizing Motherhood: Modernizing Motherhood and the Parent Education Movement, 1915-1940"
Box 1 Folder 23
Haber, Barbara - Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College - "'You and Chocolate Cake': Betty Crocker's Message to Females in the 1950s" and recipes
Box 1 Folder 24
Harris, Carmen V. - Clemson University - "Grace Under Pressure: The Black Home Economics Agent in South Carolina, 1919-1967"
Box 1 Folder 25
Hopkins, Bernice
Box 1 Folder 26
Horowitz, Daniel - Smith College - "The Cultural Construction of Spending: American Household Budget Studies in the Early 20th Century"
Box 1 Folder 27
James, Rae Jean - Bio, correspondence, resume
Box 1 Folder 28
Kline, Ronald - Cornell University - "Agents of Modernity: Home Economics and Rural Electrification in the United States, 1925-1950"
Box 1 Folder 29
Knowles, Jane B. - University of Wisconsin - "Domestic Science and Rural Women in the Midwest, 1900-1920 Two Examples from the Land Grant University Community"
Box 1 Folder 30
Khodtedt, Sally Gregory - University of Minnesota (facilitator/respondent)
Box 1 Folder 31
Lane, Ann J. - University of Virginia (facilitator/respondent)
Box 1 Folder 32
Levenstein, Harvey - McMaster University - "Home Economists and Ethnic Food"
Box 1 Folder 33
Low, Florence (commentator) - Bio, correspondence, newspaper article
Box 1 Folder 34
Mapes, Martha - correspondence and vita
Box 1 Folder 35
McCray, Jacqueline - University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 36
Meyer, Sibylle & Schulze, Eva - "Technology and Family: A Contribution to the Impact of Gender on Technological Development"
Box 1 Folder 37
Michel, Sonya - "A New Deal for Home Economics"
Box 1 Folder 38
Nerad, Maresi - University of California, Berkeley - "Gender and Status at the University of California at Berkeley: The Case of Home Economics 1918-1954"
Box 1 Folder 39
Newkirk, Gwendolyn - University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Box 1 Folder 40
Nyhart, Lynn - University of Wisconsin, Madison - "Home Economics in the American Hospital, 1900-1930"
Box 1 Folder 41
Past, Lois (Invited Scholar)
Box 1 Folder 42
Reed, Hazel - Bio, resume, correspondence
Box 1 Folder 43
Ricciuti, Henry - Commentator on Rima Apple's and Julia Grant's papers
Box 1 Folder 44
Robinson, Lisa - Michigan State University - "Safeguarded by your Refrigerator: Mary Engle Pennington and Industrial Home Economics"
Box 1 Folder 45
Ross, Alice - Hearth Studios - Vitae and brochure
Box 1 Folder 46
Rossiter, Margaret - "Men in Home Economics - A Contradiction in Terms?"
Box 1 Folder 47
Sicherman, Barbara - Trinity College (facilitator/respondent)
Box 1 Folder 48
Sklar, Kitty - SUNY Binghamton
Box 1 Folder 49
Smith, Ed - "Anna Bostford Comstock: Artist, Author, and Teacher"
Box 1 Folder 50
Stage, Sarah - UC Riverside - "'Home is not in the Kitchen' A New Look at Ellen Richards and the Home Economics Movement"
Box 1 Folder 51
St. Marie, Satening - JC Penny Forum
Box 1 Folder 52
Thomas, Genevieve W.
Box 1 Folder 53
Tomes, Nancy Jane - Vita
Box 1 Folder 54
Vincent, Alison - "Theoretic Studies of 'Philanthropic' Interests of Women Educators"
Box 1 Folder 55
Vincenti, Virginia (panelist/facilitator)
Box 1 Folder 56
Washington, Margaret - "Home Economics, Industrial Education and the Penn School Challenge, 1863-1930"
Box 1 Folder 57
Weber, Rose Marie - SUNY Albany - Vita and correspondence
Box 1 Folder 58
Weigly, Emma S.
Box 1 Folder 59
White, Suzanne - FDA - "'One Third Essence of Nothing': Home Economics as Consumer Advocates in the Cornell Bread Controversy, 1948-1950"
Box 1 Folder 60
Williams, E. Zabe - University of Wisconsin, Madison - "'Education for Living': The Definitions and Designs of the Lake Placid Conference on Home Economics, 1899-1908"
Box 1 Folder 61
Ziegler, Jerome M. - Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 62
Mailing lists
Box 1 Folder 63
Home economists - possible conference participants
Box 1 Folder 64
Attendance records and final list of participants
Box 1 Folder 65
Panel of Home Economists, speakers, commentators
Box 1 Folder 66
Returned contracts
Box 1 Folder 67
Request forms and memos regarding room reservations
1990-10-1991-05
Box 1 Folder 68
Budget/Receipts
Box 1 Folder 69
Caterers - correspondence, menus
Box 1 Folder 70
Exhibit at Olin
Box 1 Folder 71
Home Economics in film - An evening of historical films by and about the profession - from the National Archives and others
Box 1 Folder 72
Information on the Statler and local motels
Box 1 Folder 73
Official file
Box 1 Folder 74
Parking
Box 1 Folder 75
Funding - National Endowment for the Humanities and Cornell University
Box 1 Folder 76
Names and Addresses of People requesting copies of papers/tapes
Box 1 Folder 77
New York Council for the Humanities - correspondence, funding, travel, Joan's final report
Box 2 Folder 1
Publicity - news releases, newspaper articles, mailings
Box 2 Folder 2
Correspondence regarding the Wolcott Letters
1991-01-1991-03
Box 2 Folder 3
Correspondence regarding the 65th anniversary of the College of Human Ecology
1989-01-1989-03
Box 2 Folder 4
Correspondence regarding possible material to be presented at conference
1989-1990
Box 2 Folder 5
Dean's office correspondence
1989-1991
Box 2 Folder 6
Correspondence with politicians
Box 2 Folder 7
General correspondence to Brumberg and Bergstrom
1991
Box 2 Folder 8
Responses to invitations to the conference
1990-06-1990-07
Box 2 Folder 9
Responses from participants about the Conference
1991-1992
Box 2 Folder 10
Applications for interpretive research (Endowment for the Humanities) and grants (National Science Foundation)
1989-1990
Box 2 Folder 11
Conference coordinator
Box 2 Folder 12
External advisory group for conference
Box 2 Folder 13
Early home economics pamphlets
Box 2 Folder 14
"Pioneers in Home Economics" by Flora Rose, Home Economics Bibliography, and "The Beginnings of Child Development and Family Life Education in the 20th Century" Lawrence Frank, 1961
Box 2 Folder 15
Folder of information for the conference
Box 2 Folder 16
Blueprints for agenda for conference printed at Typographics
Box 2 Folder 17
Prints and copies of old photographs
Box 2
1st session of conference
Box 2
1991-10-05 Alumni Auditorium 1:20pm
Box 2
1991-10-05 Alumni Aud. 3:00pm
Box 2
1991-10-05 Alumni Aud. 4:45pm
Box 2
Intro by Eileen DeVault,
Lynn Nyhart: "Home Economists in the Hospital, 1900-1930,"
Carolyn Goldstein: "Part of the Package: Home Economists in Industry During the Interwar Period," Lois Post: commentary - what is was like to be Betty Crocker
Box 2
Intro by SG Khohlstedt,
Sarah Stage on Ellen Swallow Richards and the Lake Placid conferences,
Nancy Tomes "Spreading the Germ Theory"
Box 2
Intro by Margaret Washington,
Rose Marie Weber: "Starved for Something to Read: Literacy in the Cornell Reading Course for Farmers' Wives,"
Cramen Harris: "Grace Under Pressure: The African-American Home Economics Agent in South Carolina, 1919-1965,"
comment by Florence Low on papers and on black home economics agents in Texas in the 1930s, during WWII and during integration
Box 2
Intro by Ann Lane,
Rima Apple: "Every Girl a Mother: Home Economics and the Ideology of Motherhood, 1890-1950,"
Julia Grant: "Modernizing Mothers: Home Economics and the Parent Eduction Movement,"
Comments: Henry Ricciuti and Lane
Box 2
Hersey