Helen Powell Smith Papers,1941-1995.

Collection Number: 23-1-2799

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Helen Powell Smith papers, 1941-1995.
Collection Number:
23-1-2799
Creator:
Helen Powell. Smith
Quantity:
12 pages.
Forms of Material:
Packet.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photocopies and memorabilia reflecting on Smith's career in radio ("Let's Make a Dress") and acknowledgement by the Institute for Education by Radio.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Helen Powell Smith joined the Department of Textiles and Clothing as Acting Assistant Professor and extension specialist in clothing in 1937. She was appointed Assistant Professor in 1939 and Associate Professor in 1943. In 1952 she became head of the department, a position she held until her retirement in 1958.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photocopies and memorabilia reflecting on Smith's career in radio ("Let's Make a Dress") and acknowledgement by the Institute for Education by Radio.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Smith, Helen Powell.
Institute for Education by Radio.
New York State College of Human Ecology.

Subjects:
Radio in education.
Dressmaking.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Helen Powell Smith papers, #23-1-2799. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Folder 1
Packet of items concerning the radio program "Let's Make a Dress." Includes; "Teaching Dressmaking by Radio," Award of Merit to Station WHCU for Most Effective Radio Program, enrollment form for "Let's Make A Dress," "Education on the Air," and photocopies of notes and photographs.
1944-1947