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Guide to the Mary Burnett Horton Papers MC 222

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Creator: Horton, Mary Burnett
Title: Mary Burnett Horton Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1936-1975
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1939-1974
Abstract: Mary Burnett Horton was an authority in home economics and a pioneer in consumer and institutional education in the food and nutrition field. She received a master's degree from NYU in 1946 and worked as a bacteriologist and as head of the consumer education program at Sheffield Farms before being appointed director of the National Dairy's Sealtest Consumer Service where she worked until retiring in 1962. The collection consists of a large number of recipes in the form of books, booklets, brochures, circulars and clippings; food-related publications and printed materials; article drafts, speeches, notes, conference materials, photographs and personal and professional correspondence.
Quantity: 11.0 linear feet (11 boxes)
Language of Material: Material is predominantly in English with some French and Russian.
Call Phrase: MC 222