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Women in higher education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Includes works related to women in post secondary education such as colleges and universities; can include faculty, students, staff, etc.

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University
Dates: circa 1890-2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2005

Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 16, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 39
Scope and Contents This collection contains four folders with articles written by Katherine Golden Bitting, vita, bibliographic information, Plant Studies book and an article about Katherine Bitting.
Dates: 1904 - 1910

College of Education Records on Home Economics Education

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 31
Abstract The collection includes programs, conference proceedings, correspondence, and papers documenting the changes in Home Economics education at Purdue, as well as changes in how Home Economics student teachers were evaluated.
Dates: 1931-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2016

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Abstract The collection includes publications, correspondence, reports, notes, certificates, artifacts, and ephemera related to the life and career of France A. Córdova.
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Overview The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, handouts, newspaper clippings, and electronic media that document the Council on the Status of Women and its activities.
Dates: 1988 - 2012

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers documenting the academic and professional life of Barbara Elsbury, as well as the academic and social activities of Purdue University.
Dates: 1954-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1970; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2016

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the career of Phoebe Farris. It covers her publications, as well as her contributions to art shows and exhibitions.
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Lella R. Gaddis papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 22, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 138
Scope and Contents This collection includes an article written by Lella Gaddis in 1917 as well as clippings and photographs pertaining to her life, activities, and work.
Dates: 1917 - 2009

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator in the area of maternal and infant nutrition. Materials include papers, publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts, etc.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Overview The Helen Schleman papers contain papers, clippings, speeches, and photographs documenting Helen Schleman’s life. The collection has particular emphases on her role as Purdue's Dean of Women and as an adovcate for women's rights.
Dates: 1920 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1980

Carolyn E. Shoemaker collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSF 343
Scope and Contents The collection contains a box of memorial pamphlets, one faculty folder, Shoemaker's annotated copy of the Purdue 1926-1927 Directory, and two books owned by her: The Crescent Moon, and The Perfect Tribute.
Dates: 1933 - 1997

Gertrude Sunderlin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 369
Abstract The collection includes various work from and relating to Sunderlin’s food and nutrition students, including theses based upon experimental work, recipes, clippings of published recipes, and correspondence relating to publication.  Also included are reprints of Sunderlin’s work and clippings about her.
Dates: 1939-1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/1987

Helen Bass Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 63
Overview Material either produced by the Purdue University Women’s Studies program or donated to that program from other collectors. Types of material include administrative memos and meeting records, event records, pedagogical documents, newsletters and other publications, audio-visual recordings, and clippings.
Dates: 1950 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2013