Guide to the Catherine Stainken Horn Papers,
1932-1987.

Collection Number: 37-5-3974

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
January 2014
EAD encoding:
RMC Staff, January 2014
Date modified:
RMC Staff, January 2014

© 2014 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Catherine Stainken Horn papers, 1932-1987.
Collection Number:
37-5-3974
Creator:
Horn, Catherine Stainken.
Quantity:
.6 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Two student scrapbooks of memorabilia.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Catherine Hedwig Stainken graduated from the New York State College of Home Economics at Cornell in 1936 and received an M.S. in 1939, specializing in Foods & Nutrition. At Cornell she was a member of Mortar Board, Omicron Nu, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, the Women's Athletic Association (WAA - hockey, soccer, lacrosse, basketball), CURW Cabinet (president, treasurer). She was the Home Economics editor for the Cornell Countryman and the WAA booklet editor. She served on the Home Economics Committee on Student Problems and the Home Economics Vocational Forum Committee. She won a New York State Cash Scholarship, an Omicron Nu scholarship, and a Laura Osborne Memorial Scholarship. She was an instructor at Cornell (1936-1937) and at Oregon State College (1937-1938), and a research assistant at Cornell (1938-1939). She married Henry Eyster Horn '33, a Lutheran minister, in 1939; they had ten children.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Two student scrapbooks, with clippings, invitations, programs, corsages, etc.; Cornell memorabilia and publications; items relating to Cornell athletics and Commencement; Ithaca and Cornell guidebooks; class notes from Home Economics classes, undergraduate and graduate; clippings; and Reunion memorabilia.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Horn, Catherine Stainken.
Horn, Henry E.
Stainken, Catherine Hedwig, 1915-
Cornell University. Class of 1936.
Cornell University. Class of 1933.
New York State College of Home Economics -- Students.
St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Ithaca (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Women college students -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Food -- Composition.

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Catherine Stainken Horn. Papers, #37-5-3974. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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