New York State College of Home Economics

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Home Economics began as part of the Extension Service in 1900 with the arrival of Martha Van Rensselaer and the establishment of the Farmers' Wives Reading Course. In 1903-1904 Martha Van Rensselaer and Anna Botsford Comstock taught three courses within the College of Agriculture at Cornell University, relating to home and family life. In 1907 the Department of Home Economics was established at Cornell, with Martha Van Rensselaer and Flora Rose as its first instructors. In 1911 the two women became the first full-time female faculty members at Cornell. The Department of Home Economics became a school in 1919 and in 1925, the first state chartered College of Home Economics in the country. In 1969 it was renamed the New York State College of Human Ecology.

From the description of New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1970. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074659

From the description of New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1979. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 165393104

Home Economics began as part of the Extension Service in 1900 with the arrival of Martha Van Rensselaer and the establishment of the Farmers' Wives Reading Course. In 1903-1904 Martha Van Rensselaer and Anna Botsford Comstock taught three courses within the College of Agriculture at Cornell University, relating to home and family life. In 1907 the Department of Home Economics was established at Cornell, with Martha Van Rensselaer and Flora Rose as its first instructors. In 1911 the two women became the first full-time female faculty members at Cornell. The Department of Home Economics became a school in 1919 and in 1925, the first state chartered College of Home Economics in the country. In 1969 it was renamed the New York State College of Human Ecology.

  • 1900: Martha Van Rensselaer arrived at Cornell to organize a reading course for farmers' wives
  • 1901: First bulletin of the Cornell Reading Course for Farmer's Wives, Saving Steps, published and distributed
  • 1903: Three courses relating to home and family life offered for credit at Cornell University
  • 1905: First winter course taught in home economics. The program was non-credit, open to any woman in the state, and it continued until 1921
  • 1907: First curriculum for the four-year course in home economics completed
  • Flora Rose joined the staff of home economics
  • Department of Home Economics established
  • 1909: Martha Van Rensselaer received her A.B. from Cornell University
  • 1911: First three students graduated from the Department of Home Economics
  • Martha Van Rensselaer and Flora Rose granted the first full professorships for women at Cornell
  • 1912: Martha Van Rensselaer and Flora Rose voted members of the Cornell faculty and named co-directors of the Department of Home Economics in the College of Agriculture
  • 1913: Department of Home Economics moved into its own building, called Comstock Hall, today the Computing & Communications Center
  • 1914: Smith-Lever Act passed by United States Congress
  • 1919: Department of Home Economics became the School of Home Economics within the New York State College of Agriculture
  • 1922: Department of Hotel Administration established in the School of Home Economics
  • First M.S. in Home Economics awarded to Amy L. Hunter
  • 1923: Martha Van Rensselaer named one of the twelve greatest women in the country by the League of Women Voters
  • 1925: New York State College of Home Economics established at Cornell
  • Purnell Act made federal research funding available through 1930
  • 1930: First Ph.D. in Home Economics at Cornell University awarded to Helen Canon
  • 1932: Martha Van Rensselaer died
  • 1933: College of Home Economics moved into Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
  • 1936: Flemmie Kittrell awarded a Ph.D. in Home Economics, the first African American in the United States to earn such a degree
  • 1940: Flora Rose retired and Mary Henry appointed acting director of the College
  • 1941: Sarah Blanding appointed director of the College
  • 1942: Sarah Blanding became the first female dean at Cornell
  • 1944: Van Rensselaer and Rose Lectures established to bring distinguished women, such as Margaret Mead, to campus
  • 1946: Sarah Blanding resigned to become first female president of Vassar College
  • Elizabeth Vincent appointed dean of the College
  • Home Economics Education became a department in the College
  • 1947: First television broadcast planned and produced by the College of Home Economics
  • Catherine Personius, Head of the Department of Food and Nutrition, appointed coordinator of research and assistant director of Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • 1949: College of Home Economics became one of thirty-two constituent units of the State University of New York (SUNY)
  • 1952: Mann Library opened, combining the libraries of the College of Agriculture and the College of Home Economics
  • 1953: Elizabeth Vincent retired
  • Helen Canoyer became dean of the College
  • 1954: The School of Hotel Administration separated from the College of Home Economics and became its own college, with H. B. Meek as dean
  • 1955: Home Bureau Federation established
  • 1958: Fifty-seven home economists from twenty countries gathered for the first time at the Institute and Workshop on International Education in Home Economics
  • 1959: Flora Rose died
  • 1960: Catherine Personius elected as the first female faculty trustee
  • 1962: Television and Film Center completed
  • 1963: Ghana Project established to assist women's education in Africa
  • 1964: Home Economics International Activities Office established
  • 1966: Head Start Program initiated
  • President's Committee to Study the College of Home Economics convened with Sara Blackwell as chair
  • 1967: Final report of the President's Committee to Study the College of Home Economics submitted
  • 1968: North Wing of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall dedicated
  • Dean Helen Canoyer retired
  • 1969: David Knapp appointed dean
  • New York State College of Home Economics reorganized and renamed the New York State College of Human Ecology
  • June 21, 1864: Born in Randolph, New York
  • 1884: Graduated from Chamberlain Institute, Randolph, New York
  • For 10 years taught in public schools of western New York
  • 1894: Elected school commissioner of Cattaraugus County, New York and served for 6 years.
  • 1896 - 1903 : Lecturer in teacher's institutes and Secretary of the State Summer School at Chautauqua.
  • 1900: Called to Cornell and started educational extension courses.
  • 1907: Instructor in Home Economics at Cornell.
  • 1909: A.B. degree from Cornell.
  • 1911: Professor at Cornell.
  • 1914 - 1916 : President of the American Home Economics Association.
  • 1917: During World War I made head of the food conservation work in New York State and was appointed to the office of director of the food conservation division of the U.S. Food Administration by Herbert Hoover.
  • 1920: Appointed joint head of Home Economics at Cornell with Flora Rose.
  • 1923: Sent to Belgium to study the educational needs of women for the Commission for Relief in Belgium.
  • 1929: Appointed director of the White House Conference for Child Health and Protection by Herbert Hoover.
  • 1930: Received honorary D.Ped. from the New Yokr City College of Teachers.
  • 1932: Martha Van Rensselaer Hall built; Martha Van Rensselaer died in New York City May 26, 1932.
  • October 13, 1874: Born in Denver, Colorado.
  • 1932 - 1940 : Instructor at Kansas State Agricultural College.
  • 1904: B.S. from Kansas State Agricultural College.
  • 1907 - 1911 : Lecturer at Cornell in Home Economics.
  • 1909: M.S. from Columbia University.
  • 1911 - 1940 : Professor and head of the Department of Home Economics at Cornell.
  • 1917 - 1919 : Director of food conservation program in New York
  • 1923: Belgian study of nutrition of school children for the Educational Foundation of the Commission on Relief for Belgium.
  • 1924: Member of Weight Control Conference called by New York Academy of Medicine and the American Medical Association.
  • 1931: Ph.D. from Albany State Teachers College.
  • 1932 - 1940 : Director of the College of Home Economics.
  • 1940: Retired from Cornell as Emeritus Director.
  • July 25, 1959: Died in LaJolla, California.

From the guide to the New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1979, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

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referencedIn Wood, Rilda Farmer. Rilda Farmer Wood miscellany,1927-1950. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dept. of Food and Nutrition records, 1943-1968. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics. Department of Food and Nutrition. Dept. of Food and Nutrition records, 1927-1970. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939. Livingston Farrand papers, 1921-1939. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ruby Green Smith papers, [ca.1948] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Parkinson, Susan. Susan Parkinson letters, 1948-1949. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Jonas, Clara E. [Culinary ephemera : kitchen planning]. Box 370. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology annual reports, 1926-2008. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Pratt family. Pratt family papers, 1885-1996, 1885-1935 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Clark, Dorothy. Dorothy Clark scrapbook, 1949-1953. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology Advisory Council. New York State College of Human Ecology Advisory council records, 1931-2005. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture. Farm and Home Week records, 1914-1954. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Madden, Robert W., d. 1944. Robert W. Madden and Dorothy Scott papers, 1941-1945. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New York State Federation of Home Bureaus records, 1915-1991. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics Project. New York State College of Home Economics Project oral histories, 1963-64. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Cornell Nursery School records, 1920-1970. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Osborn, Lois. Lois Osborn oral history, 1988. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Alger, Mary Honor Donlon, 1893-1977. Mary Honor Donlon Alger papers, [ca.1956]-1975. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics Graduate School of Nutrition student records, 1940-1974. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State Conference Board of Farm Organizations. New York State Conference Board of Farm Organizations records, 1918-1968. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Legg, Anne Stinson. Anne Stinson Legg papers, 1951-1955. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New York State College of Home Economics. New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1970. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Wiegand, Elizabeth, 1916-. Elizabeth Wiegand papers, 1926-1969. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Cornell University. Media Services. Distribution Center. Media Services records, [ca. 1950-1993]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology Office of Student Services records, 1911-1981. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology Admissions Office records, 1925-2000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Ladd, Carl E., 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies student papers, 1990-1997. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Dilts, Edith Rulifson. Edith Rulifson scrapbook, 1914-1942. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Benjamin Andrews collection on home economics, 1879-1958. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Dept. of Institution Management records, 1927-1968. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Intersession Program on Women (1969 Jan. 22-25 : Cornell University). Intersession Program on Women records, 1969. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Andrews, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Richard), b. 1877. Benjamin Andrews collection on home economics, 1879-1958. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New York State College of Home Economics. New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1979. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics Office of the Registrar records, 1915-1965. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Panzer, Virginia Wallace. Virginia Panzer scrapbook, 1951-1953. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology. New York State College of Human Ecology annual reports, 1926-2010. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics Advisory council records, 1931-2005. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Wylie, Margaret, 1889-1964. Margaret Wylie papers, 1926-1963. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society. Mu Chapter. Kappa Omicron Nu records, 1919-1999. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Sarah Gibson Blanding oral history, 1964. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Elizabeth Wiegand papers, 1926-1969. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology. Office of Student Services. New York State College of Human Ecology Office of Student Services records, 1911-1981. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Martha H. Eddy papers, 1937-1949. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. [4-H guides on various topics]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf College of Home Economics alumni records, 1911-1927. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Dean, Marion, b.1898. Marion Dean papers, [ca.1921], 1978. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Deane W. Malott papers, 1951-1964. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Malott, Deane W. (Deane Waldo), 1898-. Deane Waldo Malott papers, 1951-1963. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Shackleton Family Collection, 1914-1921 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Reed, Hazel. Hazel Reed papers, 1949-1954. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Clara Browning Goodman oral history, 1964. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Waring, Ethel Bushnell, 1887-1972. Ethel Bushnell Waring papers, [ca. 1917-1965]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Knapp, David C. David C. Knapp oral history, 1988. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New York State College of Home Economics records, 1875-1979 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Whelan, Julia Ann Schaenzer. Julia Ann Whelan scrapbook, 1947-1951. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Cornell University. Cornell University Statutory College Survey Reports, 1928. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Intersession Program on Women records, 1969. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Media Services records, [ca. 1950-1993.] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Essick, Mildred Stevens. Mildred Stevens Essick memorabilia, 1923-1996. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Home Economics Project oral histories, 1963-64. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Shackleton family. Shackleton family collection, 1914-1921. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Kappa Omicron Nu records, 1919-1999. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cutlar, Kathleen Lucille, 1912-. Kathleen Lucille Cutlar oral history, 1988. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Way, Hilda Greenawalt. Hilda Greenawalt Way interview, 1984. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Agriculture. Farmers' Week programs, 1908-1960. New York State Library
referencedIn Dickie, Eleanor. Eleanor Dickie scrapbooks, 1941-1948. Cornell University Library
referencedIn State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications, 1934-1994 Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
creatorOf New York State College of Agriculture. [Canning and preserving of foods pamphlets] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hopkins, Bernice. Bernice Hopkins papers, 1925-1999. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hazel Reed papers, 1949-1954. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Ladd, Carl E. 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Albany County Home Bureau. Clara Barton Unit. Albany County Home Bureau Clara Barton Unit records, 1941-1957. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New York State College of Human Ecology. Admissions Office. New York State College of Human Ecology Admissions Office records, 1925-2000. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dept. of Household Economics and Management Research studies, 1913-1971, 1920-1971 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Marion Dean papers, [ca.1921], 1978. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Quaif, Clara. Clara Quaif scrapbook, 1917-1921. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Knickrehm, Marie E. Marie E. Knickrehm oral history, 1988. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Farm and Home Week records, 1914-1954. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Rivoire, Alice Cecilia Sanderson, 1920-. Alice Cecilia Sanderson Rivoire papers, 1925-1948. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Eddy, Martha H. Martha H. Eddy papers, 1937-1949. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Buckelew, Catherine. Catherine Buckelew memorabilia, 1925-1935. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Kathleen Lucille Cutlar oral history, 1988. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf New York State College of Home Economics. New York State College of Home Economics alumni records, 1911-1927. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Steinman, Sally. Sally Steinman scrapbooks, 1935-1939. Cornell University Library
referencedIn New York State College of Human Ecology. Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies. Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies student papers, 1990-1997. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Rockwood, Lemo Dennis, 1896-1982. Lemo Rockwood papers, 1912-1948. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Alice Cecilia Sanderson Rivoire papers, 1925-1948. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. Teaching and Information Department. Extension Teaching prize speaking contests records, 1908-1971. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Margaret Wylie papers, 1926-1963. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Lemo Rockwood papers, 1912-1948. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Smith, Ruby Green, 1878-1960. Ruby Green Smith papers, [ca.1948]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ethel Bushnell Waring papers, [ca. 1917-1965] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Bernice Hopkins papers, 1925-1999. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Livingston Farrand papers, 1921-1939. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Alger, Mary Honor Donlon, 1893-1977. person
associatedWith Alice Cecilia Sanderson, Rivoire 1920- person
associatedWith Andrews, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Richard), b. 1877. person
associatedWith Anthony, Susan B. 1820-1906. person
associatedWith Associated Country Women of the World. corporateBody
associatedWith Babbitt, Kathleen. person
associatedWith Bailey, L. H. 1858-1954. person
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associatedWith Canon, Helen, b. 1888. person
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associatedWith Clark, Dorothy. person
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associatedWith Deane W. (Deane Waldo) Malott, 1898- person
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associatedWith Dilts, Edith Rulifson. person
associatedWith Eddy, Martha H. person
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associatedWith Essick, Mildred Stevens. person
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associatedWith Knapp, David C. person
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associatedWith Ladd, Carl E. 1888-1943. person
associatedWith Legg, Anne Stinson. person
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associatedWith New York State Conference Board of Farm Organizations. corporateBody
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associatedWith New York State Federation of Home Bureaus. corporateBody
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associatedWith Osborn, Lois. person
associatedWith Panzer, Virginia Wallace. person
associatedWith Parkinson, Susan. person
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associatedWith Reed, Hazel. person
associatedWith Rivoire, Alice Cecilia Sanderson, 1920- person
associatedWith Rockwood, Lemo Dennis, 1896-1982. person
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associatedWith Waring, Ethel Bushnell, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Way, Hilda Greenawalt. person
associatedWith Whelan, Julia Ann Schaenzer. person
associatedWith Wiegand, Elizabeth, 1916- person
associatedWith Wood, Rilda Farmer. person
associatedWith Wylie, Margaret, 1889-1964. person
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Belgium
New York (State)
New York (State)
United States
United States
Belgium
Subject
Women--Suffrage--United States--History--Sources
Home economics
Home economics--Equipment and supplies
Home demonstration work--New York (State)
Genealog--New York (State)
Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (Cornell University)
Home economics extension work
War relief
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
Genealogy
Women college teachers
Women--Suffrage--History
Nutrition extension work--New York (State)
Women reformers
Women college students
Home economics extension workers--New York (State)
4-H clubs--New York (State)
Women scientists
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium
Reconstruction (1914-1939)
Home economics--Study and teaching
Women--Societies and clubs
Home economics--International cooperation
Home economics extension work--New York (State)
Women--Education
Women in agriculture
World War, 1914-1918
Green Room (Cornell University)
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