College of Human Ecology Centennial Records, [ca. 1991-2001]

Collection Number: 23-2-3169

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
New York State College of Human Ecology Centennial records [ca.1991-2001].
Collection Number:
23-2-3169
Creator:
Quantity:
1.6 Cubic Feet.
Forms of Material:
Minutes of meetings, Memoranda, Brochures, Course Background Material, and Time Capsule.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract
Records concerning the year-long College of Human Ecology Centennial Celebration (2000-01) and the related development program.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records concerning the year-long College of Human Ecology Centennial Celebration (2000-01) and the related development program, including minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures, background on Joan Jacobs Brumberg's course "Archival Research: Exploring the History of Home Economics" and the subsequent exhibition "From Domesticity to Modernity: What Was Home Economics?" Includes a CD of the exhibition web site and a time capsule created by Human Ecology students, to be opened in 2025.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Brumberg, Joan Jacobs.
Cornell University-Students.

Subjects:
Home economics-History.
Human ecology-History.
Home economics-Exhibitions .
Home economics-Study and teaching.
Time capsules.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Box 2 is restricted - not to be opened until 2025.
Cite As:
New York State College of Human Ecology Centennial records, #23-2-3169. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Calendar of Events
Box 1 folder 1
Series II. Planning and Development
Box 1 folders 2-16
Series III. Centennial Events
Box 1 folders 17-30
Series IV. Exhibits
Series V. Centennial Exhibit: "From Domesticity to Modernity: What Was Home Economics?" Kroch Library
Box 1 folders 31-49
series VI. HD 455 "Archival Research: Exploring the History of Home Economics" (Joan Jacobs Brumberg)
Box 1 folders 50-55
series VII. History and Background to Centennial Events
Box 1 folders 56-61
series VIII. Time Capsule
Box 2

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Calendar of Events
May-August 2000
Cornell Academic-Year Calendar featuring the College of Human Ecology
Box 1 Folder 2
Deans and Chairs- meetings and memos
1998-05-1999-08
Box 1 Folder 3
Centennial Task Force
2000-01
Box 1 Folder 4
Working Group memos
2000-01-2000-07
Box 1 Folder 5
Steering Committee: members, meeting minutes, memos
1999-05-2000-08
Box 1 Folder 6
Timeline project: Lynne Byall Benson
2000-01
Box 1 Folder 7
Nomination of Martha Van Rensselaer to National Women's Hall of Fame
2000
Box 1 Folder 8
Previous Martha Van nominations to the Hall of Fame
1981, 1995
Box 1 Folder 9
New York State Encyclopedia entry: "Home Economics"
Box 1 Folder 10
Cornell University academic year calendar featuring Human Ecology: photo locations, correspondence, development
1998-2000
Box 1 Folder 11
Development of Centennial logo and slogan
December 1999 - July 2000
Box 1 Folder 12
Centennial Celebration buttons
1999-2000
Box 1 Folder 13
Reproduction of "Saving Steps", by MVR
2000
Box 1 Folder 14
Stationery, cards, invitations, brochures
Box 1 Folder 15
Centennial publicity
2000-06-2001-08
Box 1 Folder 16
Web publicity
2000-10-2001-04
Box 1 Folder 17
Events overview: Barbecue, library grant, satellite video conferences, Cooperative Extension events,
Box 1 Folder 18
Historians' lunch
2002-06
Box 1 Folder 19
Centennial Weekend: planning and development (schedules, correspondence, invitations, memos)
2000-04-2001-03
Box 1 Folder 20
Centennial Weekend: Final plans, March 30-31, 2001
Box 1 Folder 21
Centennial Weekend: Keynote speaker, Henry W. Foster, Jr., M.D.
2001-03-30-2001-03-31
Box 1 Folder 22
Proposed Centennial film, (Lucy Jarvis)
2000
Box 1 Folder 23
New York City Gala Event, April 2001
Box 1 V-5837
CHE 110th-President Hunter Rawling's Speech
2001
Box 1 Folder 24
Martha Van Rensselaer's life before Cornell: exhibit in Kroch, Reunion
2000-06
Box 1 Folder 25
Centennial displays in MVR Hall lobby and in alumni case
2000-2001
Box 1 Folder 26
Mann Library web site: "Core Historical Literature of Home Economics", used at Emeritus event
2000-08
Box 1 Folder 27
Mann Library exhibit: history of the College of Home Economics
2000-10
Box 1 Folder 28
Day Hall display
2000-2001
Box 1 Folder 29
Art Exhibits at Kendal and in Kroch: Clara Straight, Virginia True, Dora Erway
2000-2001
Box 1 Folder 30
"Common Threads"/"Uncommon Threads" exhibits at Johnson Museum of Art (Textiles and Apparel, Charlotte Jirousek)
2001
Box 1 Folder 31
Text for exhibit
2001
Box 1 Folder 32
Centennial Exhibit web site: Faculty biographies, marriage course (Lemo Rockwood), oral biographies (Florence Beck and Doris Mitchell)
2001
Box 1 Folder 33
Overview case; scanned photos for all cases
2001
Box 1 Folder 34
Home sewing case
2001
Box 1 Folder 35
Case 1: Was Home Economics a Profession?
2001
Box 1 Folder 36
Case 2: What Kind of Research Did Home Economists Do?
2001
Box 1 Folder 37
Case 3: What Careers Did Home Economics Include?
2001
Box 1 Folder 38
Case 4: What Was the Impact of the College of Home Economics on a National and International Level?
2001
Box 1 Folder 39
Case 5: What Formats and Techniques Did Home Economists Use to Educate the Public?
2001
Box 1 Folder 40
Case 6: What Role Did Home Economics Play in the National Emergencies of the 20th Century?
2001
Box 1 Folder 41
Case 7: How Did Home Economists Influence American Consumer Culture
2001
Box 1 Folder 42
Case 8: How Did Home Economics Students See Themselves?
2001
Box 1 Folder 43
Case 9: What Were Practice Apartments?, 2002
Box 1 Folder 44
Case 10: What Was the Role of Home Economics in the Life of the University?
2001
Box 1 Folder 45
Case 11: Why the Change to Human Ecology?
2001
Box 1 Folder 46
Suffrage and Eleanor Roosevelt
2001
Box 1 Folder 47
Exhibit banners/sails, flyers, invitations,
2000-2001
Box 1 Folder 48
Correspondence
2000-2001
Box 1 Folder 49
Timeline - cloth 1
Box 1 Folder 50
Course description, syllabus, development of course
1999-12-2000-10
Box 1 Folder 51
Students who did Kroch exhibit
2000
Fall
Box 1 Folder 52
Required reading
2000
Fall
Box 1 Folder 53
Annotated bibliography done by students in HD 455
2000
Fall
Box 1 Folder 54
Final exhibit critique
2000
Fall
Box 1 Folder 55
Evaluation form and completed evaluations
2000
Fall
Box 1 Folder 56
Home Economics exhibit: "History of the College of Home Economics" program, outline
1991
Box 1 Folder 57
Histories of land-grant colleges, Cornell and the College of Human Ecology (including Martha Van Rensselaer); other articles on home economics and its historical backdrop
Box 1 Folder 58
Portraits and photographs
Box 1 Folder 59
CHE Mission and Objectives
Box 1 Folder 60
CD of exhibition web site
Box 1 Folder 61
Responses and recognition that the exhibit and web site have received
2001
Box 2
Time Capsule compiled by Human Ecology students who were members of VOICES - includes: Photograph album, publications, shirts, scrapbook Restricted - To be opened in 2025
2000-2001
Posters from various events during the centennial