Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award, 1989 A&M.3049

Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award, 1989 A&M.3049


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West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.3049
Title
Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award1989
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/703
Quantity
0.1 Linear Feet, Summary: 1 in.
Creator
Colwell, Rachel Hartshorn
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
The papers relating to Rachel H. Colwell's induction into the West Virginia Agricultural Hall of Fame. Colwell (1877-1954) is identified as the founder of Home Economics in West Virginia. Hired by West Virginia University in 1910, she was the first faculty member and administrator for the Department of Domestic Science in the College of Agriculture. She spent the next 27 years until retirement developing, teaching, and guiding the Home Economics curriculum and research of West Virginia University. She was also a student advisor to the WVU College of Education and the first supervisor of Home economics school programs in the state.

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A&M 3049, Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Colwell, Rachel Hartshorn
  • West Virginia University. College of Agriculture
  • West Virginia. Agricultural Hall of Fame
  • Women