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Betty E. Hawthorne Collection, 1951-1987

Collection Overview

Title: Betty E. Hawthorne Collection, 1951-1987

ID: MSS Hawthorne

Primary Creator: Hawthorne, Betty Eileen

Extent: 1.02 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Betty E. Hawthorne Collection consists of certificates and awards, speeches, clippings, and photographs of Hawthorne, former Dean of the OSU School of Home Economics.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection includes a photograph album of Hawthorne's 1984 trip to Korea, a scrapbook of clippings and letters of appreciation presented to her by School of Home Economics staff at her retirement in 1983, and a scrapbook of supporting and congratulatory letters regarding the American Home Economics Association Foundation Distinguished Service Award. It also includes a report of Hawthorne's receipt of the American Home Economics Association Inner City Fellowship in 1969 and materials pertaining to her July 1974 trip to Japan as part of an exchange visit of home economists sponsored by Johnson Wax.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Betty E. Hawthorne was Dean of the School of Home Economics from 1965 to 1983; she received the OSU Distinguished Service Award in 1987.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 16x20 oversize box, 2 folders, and 2 document boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: An oral history interview with Betty Hawthorne is held in the College of Home Economics Oral Histories Collection (OH 011).

Preferred Citation: Betty E. Hawthorne (MSS Hawthorne), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Hawthorne, Betty Eileen

People, Places, and Topics

Hawthorne, Betty Eileen
University History

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