Sarah E. Thomas Papers,1933-1987.

Collection Number: 37-5-4021

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Sarah E. Thomas papers, 1933-1987.
Collection Number:
37-5-4021
Creator:
Thomas, Sarah Ethel.
Quantity:
.7 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Printed materials, Publications, Research materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes notes and exams from courses and miscellaneous Cornell publications and alumnae information.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Sarah Ethel Thomas Curwood was born in Binghamton, N.Y. and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University in 1937. She married James Lawrence Curwood in 1936, he died in 1949. She received a master's in education from Boston University and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe College. After serving on the faculty at Harvard University and Antioch College, she was a professor of sociology at Rhode Island College in Providence from 1961 until her retirement in 1984. She also served as a regional training officer for Project Head Start in New Hampshire and Vermont. In her later years, she became active in conservation and forestry and operated a small tree farm in New Hampshire.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes notes and exams from courses, especially in Economics, including Introduction to Social Science, Modern Economic Society, Population Problems, and Economics of Dissent; American and European History; and Psychology. Also miscellaneous Cornell publications and alumnae information about the Class of 1937 and its Reunions.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Thomas, Sarah Ethel.
Cornell University -- Students.
Cornell University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University. Class of 1937.

Subjects:
Women college students -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
African American college students -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Economics -- Study and teaching.
Population -- Study and teaching.
History -- Study and teaching.
Psychology -- Study and teaching.
Women in the social sciences.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Sarah E. Thomas papers, #37-5-4021. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Chemistry 101, General Chemistry
1933
Box 1 Folder 2
History 61, English History
Fall 1933
Box 1 Folder 3
Enlgish 3, History 61 , Ag. Engineering 10, Hygiene 1/2
1933/1934
Box 1 Folder 4
Modern Economic Society
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 5
Economics 50b, Intro to Social Science
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 6
Economics 50b? (2), Intro to Social Science
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 7
Public Speaking 8, Voice Training
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 8
English 20, Prose and Composition
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 9
Government 9, Intro to International Relations
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 10
History 42, Modern Europe
Fall 1934
Box 1 Folder 11
Economics 2b, Modern Economic Society
Spring 1935
Box 1 Folder 12
Psychology 1, Mental Hygiene (?)
Spring 1935
Box 1 Folder 13
History 83, American History
Spring 1935
Box 1 Folder 14
Economics 45, Economics of Dissent
Fall 1935
Box 1 Folder 15
Economics 51, Population Problems
Fall 1935
Box 2 Folder 1
Economics 83b, Development of Economic Institutions
Spring 1936
Box 2 Folder 2
Misc. Notes
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
Misc. notes, letters, etc.
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
English 3 and English 20 papers
1933,1934
Box 2 Folder 5
Student papers/reports
1934-1936
Box 2 Folder 6
Exams (some notes)
1934, 1935
Box 2 Folder 7
Exams and handouts
1935
Box 2 Folder 8
Class notes
1935
Box 2 Folder 9
Student papers/reports
1936, 1937
Box 2 Folder 10
Student papers/reports
1937
Box 2 Folder 11
Student publications
1933-1937
Box 2 Folder 12
Class of 1937 Alumnae publications/reunions
1937
Box 2 Folder 13
Freshman desk books
1937, 1939
Box 2 Folder 14
Class of 1937 directories
1972, 1981, 1987
Box 2 Folder 15
Misc. Cornell publications
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 16
Sunday mass programs
1936
Box 2 Folder 17
Program - engineering show
1936