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Home economics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: If you use this subject, please use History of Food & Drink Collection, too. This subject heading includes domestic economy/science, family and consumer science, and household management.

Includes (from LCSH Variants): Domestic economy; Domestic science; Family and consumer sciences; Household management; Household science

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Colonel William Christian Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-013
Abstract

The Colonel William Christian Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records contain administrative papers, memorabilia, documents relating to community work, and correspondence from the now disbanded Christiansburg, VA, chapter. Papers date from the mid 1930s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1935-1990s

Home Remedies Manual,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-073
Abstract

This collection is a circa 1921 home remedies manual created by Samuel Hodgkins, a New York farmer. The manual contains recipes for making household items like paint and illness remedies for both humans and horses.

Dates: c. 1921

Household Management Ledger,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-085
Abstract

The collection consists of a daybook containing recipes, household remedies, and household cleaning tips, both handwritten and clipped from newspapers.

Dates: n.d.

Macon County, Alabama, Household and Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-088
Abstract

The Macon County, AL household book keeps: a variety of recipes and outline of slave duties. Entires within the book range from 1858 to 1918. Within the pages of the book, there are also a variety of letters and clipped articles kept in a scrapbook fashion.

Dates: 1842 - 1918

National Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-022
Abstract

The collection contains United States Department of Agriculture, War Food Administration, and other national agency publications from the early 20th century to the present day.

Dates: 1917-present

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, manuscript memoranda and recipe books, and family papers from the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties. Materials in this collection date from 1835-1878.

Dates: 1835 - 1878

State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-040
Scope and Content

The collection contains publications on topics including, but not limited to: war-time food use and victory gardens, home planning and organization, food and cooking, home demonstration, and household management. Although the emphasis in on Virginia state and local agencies, materials may also originate from around the United States.

Dates: 1934-present