Guide to the Mary Elmina White Papers 1950-1952
Cage 120

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
White, Mary Elmina
Title
Mary Elmina White Papers
ID
Cage 120
Date [inclusive]
1950-1952
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 feet of linear shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of letters received by White, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and a certificate honoring her 33 year service at Washington State University upon her retirement in 1950.

Preferred Citation note

Mary Elmina White Papers, 1950-1952

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Mary Elmina White (circa 1888- ) earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Washington State College in 1909 and completed her graduate study at Columbia, 1926-1927. White then became the Assistant Director for Home Economics at the University of Hawaii in 1929-1930.

She later served Washington State College for 33 years, retiring in 1950, where she was the Assistant Director in Home Economics for the Washington State College Extension Service. In 1960 the WSU Home Economics Building was named White Hall in recognition of her.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of letters received by White, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and a certificate honoring her 33 year service at Washington State University upon her retirement in 1950.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1962 by Mary Elmina White.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • White, Mary Elmina -- ca. 1888-

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural extension work -- Washington (State) -- History -- Sources
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Home economists -- Archives
  • Washington (State)

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Bibliography

Von Bargen, Marilue. Assistant to Associate Dean and Director, Academic Programs. "College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource SciencesCollege History -- Focusing on History of Graduate Education 1893-2002."cahnrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/cahnrs-history.pdf

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Correspondence undated 

1 1

Correspondence 1950 March-1950 November 

1 2

Correspondence 1950 December-1952 July 

1 3

Photographs, newspaper clippings, certificate of service, skits and script for banquet 1950-1952 

1 4