Household Science Department Letterbooks, 1903-1913 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/11/2
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Letterpress copybooks of Isabel Bevier, head of the Household Science Department, containing copies of letters to faculty and administrators at Illinois and other universities, high school administrators, teachers and students, federal and state agricultural officials and politicians, food and equipment manufacturers and distributors, book publishers and the public concerning departmental and university admission requirements, courses and programs of study, catalogs, student grades, activities, employment and evaluation, course enrollments and graduates, course planning, program support, conferences, visiting lectureships and demonstrations at high schools and Farmers Institutes, bread baking, yeast and baking powder research, research supplies, samples and equipment, departmental research publications and laboratory guides, federal and state funding of household science teaching and research and related legislation, and general inquiries regarding the availability of publications and programs at the high school and college level. Correspondents include Mary H. Abel, Liberty H. Bailey, Eugene Davenport, Edna Day, Nellie E. Goldthwaite, Evarts B. Greene, Frank H. Hall, Caroline L. Hunt, Edmund J. James, Mrs. S. Noble King, David Kinley, Helen Kinne, Charles F. Langworthy, Alice P. Norton, Mrs. Isaac S. Raymond, Ellen H. Richards, Elizabeth C. Sprague, Alfred C. True, Martha Van Rensselaer, and Ruth Wardall. Each volume includes an alphabetical name index.