Elizabeth Goldsmith papers

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US US kmk 2017-18.014

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Elizabeth Goldsmith papers


  • 1990-1991 (Creation)


0.20 Linear Feet, 1.00 Box

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Biographical history

Elizabeth Goldsmith, Ph. D. is a Professor and former History Chairperson of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences in  the College of Human Sciences at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

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This collection consists of five postcards and twenty-two letters, some including additional documentation, sent in response to Elizabeth B. Goldsmith, Ph.D., author inquiry in the New York Times Book Review section on August 19, 1990 seeking books on the history of home economics. All correspondence is dated 1990-1991.

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This collection is arranged in one box and series with folders in chronological order. When multiple correspondence exists for a specific day, folders are arranged alphabetically by last name of the sender.

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No access restrictions. All materials are open for research.

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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It received accession number 2017-18.014.

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Acqusition Date: 20170824

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  • Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Elizabeth Goldsmith papers, Box 1, Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Jane Schillie & Jarrod Kuckelman
Processing Info: Processed by Jarrod Kuckelman, September 2017

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