Kathryn Walker Papers,ca. 1955-1992

Collection Number: 23-3-2821

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Kathryn Walker Papers, ca.1955-1992
Collection Number:
23-3-2821
Creator:
Kathryn Walker.
Quantity:
3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, publications, films, and a video.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence from Walker's academic career, pertaining especially to time management and other aspects of home economics. Includes two films and a video, "Whatcha Doin Mama?", concerning time use studies.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor emeritus, New York State College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.
Kathryn Walker earned both bachelor's and master's degrees in home economics from Pennsylvania State University in 1938 and 1945 respectively. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell in 1955 and that same year joined the faculty of the Department of Household Economics and Home Management as an Assistant Professor. Her research included family management of resources and management of the family's work time as a resource for work and leisure. In 1979 she retired and was named professor emeritus.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence from Walker's academic career, pertaining especially to time management and other aspects of home economics.
Includes two films and a video, "Whatcha Doin Mama?", concerning time use studies.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Walker, Kathryn.
New York State College of Human Ecology.

Titles:
Watcha Doin Mama?

Subjects:
Time management.
Home economics.

Form and Genre Terms:
Motion pictures (visual works).
Videotapes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Kathryn Walker papers, #23-3-2821. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

The films Whatcha Doin' Mama Part 1 and Whatcha Doin' Mama Part 2 from this collection have been digitized and can be found on Cornell's Library Media Space website along with other Home Economics and related films.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Articles written by or featuring Walker. In English, or translations in French, Swedish, and Finnish*
1955-1982
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence
1955
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence
1956
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence
1957
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence
1958
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence
1959
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence
1960
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence
1961
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence
1962
Box 1 Folder 10
Correspondence
1963
Box 1 Folder 11
Correspondence
1964
Box 1 Folder 12
Correspondence
1965
Box 1 Folder 13
Correspondence
1966
Box 1 Folder 14-15
Correspondence
1967
Box 1 Folder 16-17
Correspondence
1968
Box 1 Folder 18-20
Correspondence
1969
Box 2 Folder 1-3
Correspondence with written material
1970
Box 2 Folder 4-6
Correspondence with written material
1971
Box 2 Folder 7-8
Correspondence with written material
1972
Box 2 Folder 9-12
Correspondence with written material
1973
Box 2 Folder 13-15
Correspondence with written material
1974
Box 2 Folder 16-19
Correspondence with written material
1975
Box 3 Folder 1-5
Correspondence with written material
1976
Box 3 Folder 6-8
Correspondence with written material
1977
Box 3 Folder 9-10
Correspondence with written material
1978
Box 3 Folder 11-13
Correspondence with written material
1979
Box 3 Folder 14
Correspondence with written material
1980
Box 3 Folder 15
Correspondence with written material
1981
Box 3 Folder 16
Correspondence with written material
1982
Box 3 Folder 17
Correspondence with written material
1983
Box 3 Folder 18
Correspondence with written material
1984
Box 3 Folder 19
Correspondence with written material
1985
Box 3 Folder 20
Correspondence with written material
1987
Box 3 Folder 21
Correspondence with written material
1989
Box 3 Folder 22
Correspondence with written material
1991
Box 3 Folder 23
Correspondence with written material
1992
Box 3
35mm slides: Work height and lifting
Box 3
35mm slides: Time
Box 3
35mm slides: New York State Kitchen
Box 3
Lantern Slides: Time planning
Box 3 V-414
"Whatcha Doin' Mama?" - Parts 1 and 2
c.1969
Box 3 DVD-1007
"Whatcha Doin' Mama?" - Parts 1 and 2. Copy from V-414
c.1969