Virginia Home Economics Association: Committee for the Stadardization of Consumer Goods
Scope and Content
This collection consists of correspondence and reports from 1930 to 1936 of Ilena M. Bailey, home economics researcher at Virginia Tech and chairperson of the Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods. Materials include correspondence with department store managers, government agencies and women's organizations.
- 1930 - 1936
- Bailey, Ilena M. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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In the early twentieth-century, seven women including Mary Ledger Moffett founded the Virginia Home Economics Association. This organization's Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods, chaired during the 1930s by Ilena M. Bailey, focused on the creation of quality standards for products such as blankets, sheets, pillowcases, stockings, canned food, and refrigerators.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains correspondence and reports of the Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods.
Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to Special Collections in 1963.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Home Economics Association: Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods Records commenced in September 2006 and was completed in 2006.
- Virginia Home Economics Association: Committee for the Standardization of Consumer Goods Records, 1930-1936
- Sam Walters
- 2006 (CC0 1.0)
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